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Are Open Houses Really Beneficial?

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When someone decides to sell their property, what is the best avenue to take to have their home sell fast? In today’s market most buyers are using the internet to look for houses themselves before contacting an agent to represent them. Much has been said and written about selling homes through open houses. Who benefits more from this…the seller or the agent? The answer is nuanced.

Open Houses have become a never-ending debate, to whether or not they provide value to both the buyer and the seller. Some see the open house as an outdated form of marketing, while others are coming up with unique and fun ways to still incorporate open houses. We will run through pros and cons of open houses, as well as provide some fun and unique ways to host an open house!

BENEFITS:

  • It Provides Exposure. Open Houses help market the property and pull in viewers. Though it may not always yield a buyer, it may increase foot traffic and feedback on what to improve in your house. While the chances of getting a serious buyer is rather slim, an open house will draw in people especially if your property is priced correctly!
  • Draw in Potential Buyers. An open house gives potential buyers the opportunity to check the neighborhood, walk through the house and envision themselves living in the home.  There is just nothing like seeing the home in person! – Although many buyers start their search online, pictures can only do so much justice.

DRAWBACKS:

  • Risk of Theft. Leaving your home open for strangers carries security risks. While the majority of visitors are there most likely to view your property, some may be there for nefarious reasons. Keep in mind that hosting an open house is an open invitation to anyone to enter your home. Make sure when you hire a realtor, you know that you can trust them to keep an open eye at your open houses for suspicious behavior.
  • Attracts NOSY Neighbors. Since open houses are open to anyone, this serves like a beacon to your lovely, nosy neighbors curious about your home that just want to see how your house looks on the inside and gossip about it to their friends. But, actually.
  • Rarely Produce an Offer. Many brokers or even homeowners will agree that open houses aren’t the best way to sell your property. The numbers of houses sold as a result of an open house is staggeringly low. Open houses spark curiosity in potential buyers but it is rare for someone to come look at the home and place an offer to purchase. After all, home buying is a very serious decision homeowner’s make.

IDEAS & TIPS FOR AN OPEN HOUSE:

  • Promote Your Open House. Make sure you find a realtor who will promote your open house. The open house should be posted all over the web- the MLS, Trulia, Zillow, Realtor.com, and all of the realtor’s personal and business websites. If they incorporate social media into their business plan, I would make sure the open house is on there as well. Our team makes sure to incorporate open houses on all social media platforms in a fun way!
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  • Signs, Signs & More Signs. Although many realtors focus on web strategies, make sure some of the “outdated” techniques are still incorporated. However, instead of a few signs on the corner, add LOTS of signs. Most realtors will use a mix of signs- specialty signs, company signs, and just plain open house signs. Some signs offer “fresh-brewed coffee” or “an area list of foreclosures”. Many realtors will put up 20-40 signs for 1 open house!
  • Add a Personal Touch. Ask your realtor if they bring anything special to an open house. We’ve all attended open houses where you walk up to the door, and the agent is on the laptop, or watching TV. See if they bring some food or drink to the open house. Lots of agents may bake fresh cookies in the oven to create a pleasing aroma and treat, or brew coffee!

Feel free to contact our team to talk about the pros and cons of an open house for your specific property. The effectiveness of an open house can vary greatly by the style of your home and the location of your home. What will be the most effective avenue to sell your property for top dollar, in the shortest amount of time?

Sandy Erickson Real Estate Team of Keller Williams Realty
Serving the Twin Cities Area 

Direct: 651-269-3487
Email: Sandy@SandyErickson.com
Website: www.ericksonteamhomesearch.com

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Halloween Spooktacular Coming to Roseville!

Halloween Spooktacular
Mark Your Calendars!

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Saturday, October 25th, 2014
4:30 PM-8:30 PM

Get ready to join in for some fun and adventure! Join other little goblins and their parents or guardians for a night filled with “ghostly games, devilish demonstrations and a fun-filled hayride”! The Halloween Spooktacular is hosted at the Harriet Alexander Nature Center (2520 Dale St. N.) in Roseville, MN. For more information on the event center and the address, visit their website at: http://www.ci.roseville.mn.us/index.aspx?nid=183 or reach them by phone at 651-792-7012.

This event costs a small fee (last year was around $6 for adult & child together), but the price is worth the loads of fun. Please note that adult attendance is required. Each child will walk away with a special Halloween treat bag, and during the event they will enjoy a hayride, popcorn and many different forms of entertainment.

Featured Events:
*Carnival Hall with Prizes
*Themed Hayride
*Face Painting
*Live Animals
*Take-Home Craft
*Refreshments
*Fire Circle with Live Music

To pre-register, you may download and fill out this form http://cityofroseville.com/DocumentCenter/View/12820 and bring it to the Roseville Parks & Recreation Department prior to the day of the event. You can also register by phone with a Visa, MasterCard or an American Express card at 651-792-7110. You are available to pre-register by phone Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM. Please note that if you plan on taking the hayride, you must also fill out a hayride waiver and hand it in when you check in. The hayride waiver can be found here: http://cityofroseville.com/DocumentCenter/View/12822

Our team loves working in the Roseville, MN area! We love fun-filled events for all ages and families. If you have any questions regarding real estate in this area, please contact us at 651-269-3487 or email us at Sandy@SandyErickson.com.
Our Website: http://www.ericksonteamhomesearch.com/

Understanding the Closing Process

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Buying a home is a big step in anyone’s life, so feeling confident on closing day that you understand the process can help ease some nerves. The more you know about the process, the more relaxed you will be, and the smoother the process will flow.

Your realtor and loan officer should provide you with a lot of information and tools to help prior to the day of closing. Your lender should provide you with a Good Faith Estimate so you know all of the costs associated with your loan (if you are obtaining a loan). If you offered on a home, and the offer was accepted, the earnest money deposit will most likely be deposited into an escrow account and the funds will be held until the time of closing.

The settlement agent will prepare you a HUD-1 Settlement Statement which will outline all of the costs for both the buyer and the seller associated with the closing. Here is an example of a HUD-1 Settlement Form: HUD-1 Settlement Form

Closing day is the time where all parties sign papers to seal the deal and ownership transfers from the seller to the buyer. Closing is also a time to make any changes to the transaction before its final (although you usually want this figured out before closing).

Coming to your closing prepared will help you to get those keys to your new home faster and leave all parties in the transaction stress free. Prior to closing (usually 24 hours in advance), you will have a walk-through of the property you are purchasing. This ensures that the seller moved out and everything stated in the sales contract is left in that condition. During your walk-through if you find any major problems, you are able to delay the closing, or ask for money for the repairs.

One of the main things you need to remember to bring to closing is all of your paperwork and photo identification. Here is a site that provides a list of buyer requirements for closings: What to Bring to Closing.

Make sure you know exactly what to bring to your closing to ensure the process isn’t delayed. Always ask questions if you have them, and know that your realtor, closing officer and loan officer are all great resources!

Closing day arrives, and now you need to be ready to sign a number of documents that the closer will be able to fully explain to you. Once the signing is done, the keys are handed over and the house is yours!

After closing, there is usually a behind-the-scenes process. The lender and the closer still work to make sure the funds are all placed properly, and they work on legally completing the purchase. You do not have to be involved in any of this behind-the-scenes work! Having a trusted realtor, closer and loan officer is key, to ensure a smooth process once you are out of the picture.

Network Title is our trusted partner for closings. Network Title, Inc. serves the greater Twin Cities metro area, with clients throughout both Minnesota and Wisconsin. This closing company handles all aspects of real estate closings, including:

  •  Standard Closings
  • Non-Standard Transactions
  • HUD Sales
  • Short Sale & REO Closing Specialists
  • Title Insurance & Other Title Products
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Mobile Closers & Multiple Closing Offices

Visit Network Title’s Website for important information, forms and client testimonials, and more: Network Title

Network Title, Inc.

Barb Rodriguez
371 Commerce Court
Vadnais Heights, MN 55127

Phone: 651.482.9514
Fax: 651.482.9519
E-mail: info@network-title.com

**Remember, for the most accurate information, it is always important to get the facts from your agent, closer and loan officer specific to your unique situation**

 Sandy Erickson Real Estate Team of Keller Williams Realty
www.ericksonteamhomesearch.com
Sandy@SandyErickson.com
651-269-3487

Free Home Search Tool, Home Value Analysis & More!

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Our home search tool offers you all of the listings on the market. You can also set up free listing alerts, and properties that match your selected criteria will be sent straight to your inbox the minute they come on the market!

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The data on this page is consolidated from multiple sources so you do not have to go to numerous sites for information. We can help you find current listings, recent sales, neighborhood data, and more. Whether you’re a buyer or a seller, the knowledge you gain will help put you in control of your real estate transactions.

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Free Home Value Analysis: 

For our sellers, we offer a free home value analysis. You will receive a custom evaluation of your home. We make sure to compare your home to other in your area that have sold, are for sale, or were taken off the market. This ensures you accurate information when you are preparing to list your home for sale.

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If you have any other questions about our team and what we can offer you, please contact us at 651-269-3487 or email us at Sandy@SandyErickson.com!

Sandy Erickson Real Estate Team of Keller Williams Realty

Lake Homes in the Twin Cities

We all know that Minnesota is the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”, although there are really over 11,000 Lakes. The ten largest lakes in Minnesota are as follows:

1. Red Lake (Upper & Lower)- 288,800 Acres
2.  Mille Lacs Lake – 132,516 acres
3. Leech Lake – 111,527 acres
4. Lake Winnibigoshish – 58,544 acres
5. Lake Vermilion – 40,557 acres
6. Lake Kabetogama – 25,760 acres
7. Mud Lake (Marshall County) – 23,700 acres
8. Cass Lake – 15,596 acres
9. Lake Minnetonka – 14,004 acres
10. Otter Tail Lake – 13,725 acres

If you are familiar with the Duluth area, Lake Superior is a very large lake. However, the lake is only partially in Minnesota. Lake of the Woods is another very large lake, but only partially in Minnesota.

Lake homes and cabins are very popular in the Minnesota area. However, many people that live in the Twin Cities travel up North a few hours to get to the lake! There are over 150 properties near the Twin Cities for sale that are considered lake front properties, and we have the list below!

Click the picture below to view over 100 lake homes in the Twin Cities starting from under $150k:

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Now ask yourself… why would you pack up the car and drive a few hours just for a few days, if you could live on a lake everyday? We think being close to the city and having a home on a lake is truly the best of both worlds!

Please contact us for any questions or details on a specific property:

Sandy Erickson Team of Keller Williams Realty
Direct: 651-269-3487
Email: Sandy@SandyErickson.com
Website: www.ericksonteamhomesearch.com

HARP Refinance Program

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The time to act is right now! HARP, a refinance program that has been around since April, 2009, can assist homeowners who owe more on their homes then the homes are worth! HARP stands for “Home Affordable Refinance Program/Plan” and allows you to refinance your home at low rates, and reduce your payment. The program is also known as Making Home Affordable, the Obama Refi, A Better Bargain For U.S. Homeowners, DU Refi Plus, and Relief Refinance.

The basic HARP Requirements are as follows:

  1. The mortgage must be owned or guaranteed by Freddie Mac or Fannie Mae.
  2. The mortgage must have been sold to Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac on or before May 31, 2009.
  3. The mortgage cannot have been refinanced under HARP previously unless it is a Fannie Mae loan that was refinanced under HARP from March-May, 2009.
  4. The borrower must be current on the mortgage at the time of the refinance, with no late payment in the past six months and no more than one late payment in the past 12 months.

The reason to act now, is that this program is set to expire on December 31st, 2015.

Here are some benefits to the program:

  • The average monthly savings for most eligible Americans is $250.
  • Many homeowners not only save every month, but depending on their current rates, they can also shorten their term.
  • Deferred payments – typically, one or two payments are skipped / deferred as well.

Our trusted loan officer John Roehrich with Homes Mortgage has offered some wonderful thoughts and insights on this program:

If your current mortgage was originated prior to May 31st, 2009 and you are paying more than 5.00% on your loan, we can definitely put you in a better financial position.  By removing the need for an appraisal, HARP loans are the fastest and least expensive way to start saving money immediately.  Interest rate today are still at incredible levels but most expect them to increase throughout the year so don’t delay and give me a call right away.  I can let you know exactly how much money you will save right on the first phone call

If you are interested in talking with a trusted lender about this program, please contact John Roehrich.

John Roehrich
Mortgage Planner NMLS: 300490
Homes Mortgage  NMLS: 298853
Office       651-748-3706
Cell       612-396-2578
Fax       651-766-5201
jroehrich@homesmortgage.net
www.MNmortgageplanner.com

References:

1. http://joemetzler.com/harp-refinance-mn.htm
2. http://lifestylejournal.com/act-now-to-refinance-your-home-before-rates-rise/?aff=1169&lturl=1&sub=BTT777&utm_medium=myfox-myfoxtwincities
3. http://themortgagereports.com/259/harp-making-home-affordable-guidelines

Make a Statement With Your Front Door

Make a statement with a fun weekend project that will bring a great first impression to your home! By adding some color and eye-catching detail to your front stoop, you are sure to make your home stand out among the rest.

Paint is one of the easiest and cost efficient additions to your front door. Sometimes, all it takes is a pop of color! Here are some unique and fun colors that we love:

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Color is not the only option you have when thinking about dressing up your front door and surrounding area. Here are some other great ideas:

1. Hang a wreath. Change it out according to season with different flowers and leaves. Or make a DIY family letter that can stay up year round. 

2. Add a personalized door knocker. Add an engraved door knocker with your family name. See here: http://www.your-door-knocker.com/engraved-door-knocker.html

Or, consider adding detailed door knockers that make a statement.

3. Light up the area. If you don’t already have front door lights, add them! If you have them, consider adding a pop of color. Matching the color of your door to your lights can make a great statement.

4. Add planters. Colored and textured plants can add great detail and catch the eye. Add a nice ceramic pot that you can easily switch the plants out of. Consider tall grasses to add height, or twinkle lights during the holidays. Add hay and pumpkins during the Fall.

5. Add your address with vinyl stickers to your front door! Don’t waste money getting it etched into the glass. Add vinyl numbers to the glass or front portion of your door. Also add greetings such as “welcome” or your family name. You can find vinyl stickers that are cheap, modern and easily replaceable if your style changes. Here are some ideas of front door vinyl stickers: http://stores.ebay.com/TheStickerHut/Front-Door-Decals-/_i.html?_fsub=2055668014

 Remember, your front door is the first thing that people see. Make a good first impression by adding some easy, inexpensive changes. If you are listing your home for sale, these tips are especially important to consider. Make potential buyers want to step in your front door, and see the rest of your home!

For any questions about home staging or curb appeal, please contact us at: 651-269-3487 or Sandy@SandyErickson.com

Website: www.ericksonteamhomesearch.com

Sandy Erickson Real Estate Team of Keller Williams Integrity Realty

 

Inside Peek at Roseville Area Market

Roseville, Minnesota is a city in Ramsey County just north of Saint Paul and east of Minneapolis. It is one of two Twin Cities suburbs that is both adjacent to Saint Paul and Minneapolis making it a popular area to reside. Roseville is known for its strong and safe neighborhoods, excellent local business climate, quality schools and outstanding recreational parks.

As of 2010, there were around 33,700 people in the Roseville area, and 14,600 households in the city. Currently, Roseville’s property taxes are some of the lowest in the Twin Cities, making it a popular place to live and do business. The activities are endless, due to several major shopping centers in the area. Rosedale Mall and Har Mar Mall are two popular destinations.

Below is a picture of homes both “for sale” and “sold” in the Roseville area. Out of 25 homes for sale, the average listing price is $280,000. When looking at 25 recent sold homes in the area, the average sold price was $240,000.

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Roseville neighborhoods are a great place to live. Keeping in mind that Roseville is close to both big cities (Minneapolis & Saint Paul), the crime rate is actually very low. Below is a picture of crimes in the area. There have been 16 recent crimes (theft, accidents, etc…) and no major violent crimes. This is a very important aspect to consider when purchasing a home.

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When specifically looking at the housing market, Roseville is in great standing. The average listing price is rising, along with the median sales price of homes.

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Comparing Roseville to other locations in the Twin Cities is also something important to look at. Roseville is in one of the most popular zip codes in the Twin Ciites! Other popular areas are: Arden Hills, Maplewood, Shoreview and Saint Paul.

Image‘The Roseville area has an impressive average household income and family income. The city is well above state averages!

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If you are interested in more housing-specific data, (current homes on the market, sold listings, popular listings, foreclosures and short sales, and more) please view our community page at: http://www.ericksonteamhomesearch.com/community/area/Roseville/ 

If you are interested in searching for homes, or comparing your home to others in the area, please try our search tool: http://www.ericksonteamhomesearch.com/search/

If you are interested in talking with a professional real estate team, give us a call today! 651-269-3487 or Sandy@SandyErickson.com

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Sandy Erickson Real Estate Team of Keller Williams Integrity Realty

Market Data Info From:

http://www.ericksonteamhomesearch.com
http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Roseville-Minnesota/community-info/

Ratings & Reviews of Roseville Area Preschools

When looking to purchase a home in the Roseville area, it is important to consider the school district. If you have children, you know how heavily the education system weighs on your home purchase decision. There are multiple other factors that can influence your home buying decision. These may include actual home features, such as the size, layout, or the age of the home…Maybe your top concern is the home proximity to different parks and businesses or even your place of work.

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The local school district is a factor that has significant influence on many buyers. The Roseville area offers many different preschools-both private and public. Below are a list of preschools, their information and some ratings and reviews.

1. Parkview Center School

Public · PK-8
701 West County Rd B
Roseville, MN 55113

Reviews: “Parkview is special because parents are engaged. It is a public K-8 school, but as a district ‘choice’ school, parents must specifically choose Parkview Center School to have their children attend. This results in a healthy atmosphere and attitude at the school, because the parents who care enough to choose a specific school generally are attentive to parenting, how their children are interacting with peers, and what their children are learning. There are many other reasons, but this reason would be high on my list of ‘top ten reasons to give Parkview Center School a high rating.” —Submitted by a parent

2. Fairview Program

 

Public · PK-12
1251 West County Rd B2
Roseville, MN 55113

No Reviews Found

3. St. Rose of Lima Elementary School

 

Private · PK-8
2072 Hamline Ave N
Roseville, MN 55113

Reviews: “I have 3 children that attend Saint Rose. (2012-13- 7th, 6th, and 4th) They’ve attended since preschool with the exception of 1 year outside of Saint Rose. I tried the public school system for one year, and returned the children to Saint Rose. Saint Rose is more than a superb education. It is a community where everyone is interested in each child’s well-being. The school has one camera monitored entrance which makes it a safe environment for the children. Spanish has been added to the curriculum and will be taught to every child during the 2013-2014 school year. I am so grateful that my children attend a school that not only gives them an excellent education, but also cares about their emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being.” —Submitted by a parent

4. King of Kings Lutheran School

 

Private · PK-8
2330 Dale St N.
Roseville, MN 55113

Reviews: “With each grade limited to 15 students or fewer, the teachers have time to help each child reach his or her potential. With only 115 students in the school, the principal knows all students and parents by name. The school provides an excellent, Christ-centered education. This year all classrooms and public spaces were remodeled and a large addition was put in place, so the facilities are very nice, too.” —Submitted by a parent

5. Kinderberry Hill Child Development

 

Private · Preschool
2360 Lexington Ave N
Roseville, MN 55113

Reviews: “I am shocked that this school does not get anything but 5 stars. We just moved from Minnesota to Texas and I literally cried when we had to pull my son out from there. He was there for a year and we absolutely loved it. I think Kinderberry Hill is the standard that you should judge other schools against. After going there it is hard to like anything else. they are pricey but then you get what you pay for.”

6. Miniapple International Montessori

 

Private · Preschool
1875 W Perimeter Dr
Roseville, MN 55113

Reviews: “The montessori program is awsome.The teacher retention level is high and they have high standards.”

7. Kinderhaus Montessori School

 

Private · Preschool
3115 Victoria St N.
Roseville, MN 55113

Reviews: “We searched all over the metro area for a Montessori school for our daughter. After researching several programs in the area, we knew that Kinderhaus was the best fit for our daughter. While some of the Montessori programs have had frequent turnover rates in teachers, the teachers at Kinderhaus have been teaching there, as a team, for over twenty years. Therefore, the relationship of the teachers and the classroom routine has been well-established. The environment is welcoming, engaging, and clean, with materials that are in great condition. This was not the case in some of the other programs we visited. From the moment my daughter entered Kinderhaus, she felt comfortable exploring and did not want to leave. That was a huge sign that we had made the right decision. Now, we are amazed everyday at the new things she is learning. For instance, at three, she is able to articulate the difference between living and non-living things and discuss the continents. Her independence is soaring as well; she is able to dress herself, pour her own milk, and understands the need to pick up after herself when done with an activity. We cannot say enough great things about Kinderhaus!”

8. Nehi Christian Day Care Center

 

Private · Preschool
2701 Rice St
Roseville, MN 55113

Reviews: “My stepson goes to preschool here. He loves all of the teachers and he is excelling and learning! He’ll absolutely be ready for kindergarten and his teacher, Ms. Deiss, is a gem. Highly recommend NeHi both as a daycare and as a preschool.”

9. Roseville Lutheran Nursery School

 

Private · Preschool
1215 Roselawn Ave W.
Roseville, MN 55113

No Reviews Found

10. Red Robin Pre-School

 

Private · Preschool
1524 County Road C2 W.
Roseville, MN 55113

No Reviews Found

11. Roseville Nursery Group

 

Private · Preschool
2120 Lexington Ave N.
Roseville, MN 55113

Reviews: “Great preschool, very nurturing setting, the teachers are truly caring and dedicated. Both my daughters loves going there, any missed day is a bad day. My older one who is in the kindergarten loves to return there to see the the teachers again. It is not a “pushy”, all-about-academics preschool – the children get to be children there with lost of crafts and free play and yet, my older one was well ready for the kindergarten. A++++ for this school!”

12. Northwestern College Child Development Center

Private · Preschool
2945 Lincoln Dr.
Roseville, MN 55113

Reviews: “This is the best childcare center you will find. After pulling our two kids out of another center, we were referred to Northwestern College Child Development Center by some friends. I can’t express what a great job they do with the children. The first day when we picked up our son after puliing him out of the other center we thought it may be tough on him since he had to leave his friends. When we got there he asked us if he could stay a little longer to play with his new friends. Our two year old daughter has Downs Syndrome and the staff could not be more accommodating to her needs. You will not find a better center.”

13. North Como Pre-School

Private · Preschool
965 Larpenteur Ave W.
Roseville, MN 55113

No Reviews Found

If you are aware of any other great schools in the area that deserve a mention, please leave your comments below! For any further information about the Roseville area, please feel free to contact us at 651-269-3487 or email us at Sandy@SandyErickson.com!

Information retrieved from: http://www.greatschools.org/minnesota/roseville/schools/?gradeLevels=p

Snuffy’s Malt Shop

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 Snuffy’s Malt Shop in Roseville, Minnesota is one of the neighborhood favorites. 2013 marked their 30th year in business. Located at 1125 Larpenteur Ave. W is the retro malt and hamburger shop that has been there for years! I lived in the area for a few years while I attended college. My mother also grew up in the neighborhood. Snuffy’s was always a great destination place for everyone to grab a great burger and homemade malt. The malts come is poured into a chilled glass and served with a straw, and is a perfect treat for any day. Their half-size is enough to fill you (especially if you have a burger), but the full size is fun to share or to enjoy a special treat.

The Roseville location is one of four restaurants in Minnesota. The restaurant carries a 50’s themed hamburger malt shop, complete with checkered red and white tablecloths, and red and white striped awnings.

The menu consists primarily of burgers and shakes and malts. There are a wide variety of flavors, that consistently change-up. Along with the delicious burgers and shakes, there are plenty of side items such as fries, onion rings, and different salads.

Let’s take a look at Snuffy’s Awards over the years: 

1997- New York Times mentions Snuffy’s Malt Shop as “among the most popular neighborhood restaurants”

2001- Snuffy’s Malt Shop was referred to as a favorite Secret Spot by the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

2006- Snuffy’s Malt Shop was voted as the 2nd best burger restaurant in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine Reader’s Poll.

2009- The Minnesota Daily placed Snuffy’s Malt Shop amongst its favorite Dime-piece Diners.

2010- CBS Minnesota place Snuffy’s Malt Shop on its list of Best Eats Near Shoreview.

Also…
“Best Restaurant for Kids” & “Best Burger” – Twin Cities Reader

“Best Milkshakes” -Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine

“Best Family Restuarant”- AOL City Guide

If you have not taken some time out of your busy life to visit Snuffy’s, now is the perfect time to give it a try!