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Edina Realty rolls out neighborhood search

Company also adds Walk Score to listings
Published on Jul 6, 2010

Edina Realty, a large brokerage based in the Minneapolis metro area, is now offering property search by neighborhood, the HomeServices of America subsidiary said in an announcement today. It is the latest in a wave of real estate search sites offering neighbohood search.Consumers can access the "Map/Advanced Search" function on the company's website to find houses in specific neighborhoods in St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis Park, St. Cloud, Rochester, and Duluth, Minn.; Fargo, N.D.; and Eau Claire, Wis. Names of neighborhoods and cities populate on a list as consumers type search queries. Only neighborhoods officially recognized by cities and counties are searchable, the company said. Edina Realty also recently added a Walk Score to each listing on its site, which gauges a neighborhood's walkability on a scale of zero to 100 based on nearby amenities. Edina Realty has about 60 offices and 2,450 sales associates in Minnesota, North Dakota and western Wisconsin. Accor...

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