With an extreme lack of inventory of Minneapolis and St Paul duplexes for sale, I thought I’d ask whether any of you might have a duplex you’d consider selling to one of my pre-qualified buyers.
If you have something that matches one of the duplexes one of these buyers is looking for, please let me know!
Jordan – A first time home buyer/investor who would like to find a duplex, triplex or four unit building in the Uptown/Wedge area. While he’s ambitious and not opposed to work, the property needs to be in reasonable condition, make financial sense and have some charm. His preference is the Craftsman era of architecture.
Tim – Another first time home buyer/investor who would also like to find a Craftsman or mid-century duplex. He is open to doing some cosmetic work, but as he comes from a family of engineers, structural issues are out of the question. He is open to buying a duplex in a number of areas, including Northeast, Uptown, Kingfield, Prospect Park, near the University of Minnesota, St Thomas or Macalaster.
David and Linda – This couple are established home owners interested in down sizing. They intend to live in one half of the duplex, with their son and his young family living in the other. They prefer one level living or a minimum number of stairs, two or more bedrooms, an attached garage, and a duplex that’s in great shape. They would like to find a duplex in Southwest Minneapolis, Edina, St. Louis Park, Hopkins or West Bloomington.
Sally, Aaron and Mirian – Another family looking to split two sides of a duplex. They prefer something with big kitchens, two or more bedrooms, an attached garage, and in one unit, room for a home office/business. They are not opposed to updating paint or redecorating, but major repair projects make them uncomfortable. They are looking in Bloomington, Richfield, Hopkins, St Louis Park or Robbinsdale.
Joe – This buyer recently had a job transfer from Detroit, and has fallen in love with the Twin Cities. He is looking to owner occupy a duplex, triplex or fourplex in either Minneapolis or suburbs west. (His employer is located in Minnetonka.) As his career in the financial sector demands a great deal of his time, he is looking for a property in good repair that also makes financial sense.
Simon – A first time duplex/investment proeprty buyer whose ideal location is the Bryn Mawr neighborhood. He is looking for a duplex with two or more bedrooms in each unit. He prefers something with charm and, if possible, a view of downtown.
Jeff – An experienced investor who also owner occupies, Jeff is not opposed to projects. He is looking for a 1950s-1960s vintage side by side duplex in the Seward, Longfellow or Powderhorn Park neighborhoods. Because he’s not afraid of work, he’s interested in buying a duplex at a discount and earning sweat equity.
Derek – A first time home buyer who’s looking to owner occupy a property in Northeast Minneapolis. He’s an architect, so he’s looking for something basic that he can put his own flourishes to. He’d prefer two or more bedrooms and a big back yard for his black lab who’s been living in an apartment too long.
George – An investor who’s not afraid of more extensive cosmetic work. A property must make financial sense. He is primarily interested in properties in the south metro.
Caroline – As a veteran and native of the Lake Nokomis neighborhood, Caroline is interested in finding a duplex, triplex or fourplex in that area, preferably with easy access to the VA. She intends to reserve one unit for extended stays; giving veterans or their families a comfortable place to stay while receiving medical care.
Adam and Kari – An ambitious young couple who moved home from California to start a family as well as their investing careers. They are concentrating on single family homes, duplexes, triplexes and four unit buildings near either campus of the University of Minnesota. They are extremely handy and not afraid of projects and bigger repair work.
Mark – An experienced investor who is open to investment properties almost anywhere in the Twin Cities, provided their rate of return meets his criteria. Some amount of work is OK, but major rehab projects are not. He is capable of closing quickly if someone just wants out.
If you have a Minneapolis or St Paul duplex that matches any of the descriptions above that you’re thinking about selling, or would be open to selling if the right buyer came along, please call or email me. After all, selling a duplex doesn’t always have to involve completely putting it on the market.