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Ben Ganje

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    Professional Real Estate Agent (12 years experience)

    66 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

    Specialties:
    Buyer's Agent,
    Listing Agent,
    Relocation,
    Home Building

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    Ben Ganje and his team of agents have extensive knowledge of the Minneapolis downtown/Lakes area real estate markets. Since the early 2000s they have been a preferred partner with a number of developers from concept to closings in addition to working with Sellers and Buyers.

       Minneapolis and the Twin Cities have constantly been selected as one of the best places to live and work in the country. It is a unique area that combines a robust economic environment with a multitude of recreational opportunities. Housing options are diverse and range from multi-story urban condos to 100+ year old homes.

    Ben and his team have been providing exemplary real estate service for years and is proud to share the fact that they are consistently selected and ranked as one of the market leaders within the Minneapolis residential real estate community. They treasure the joy of uniting extraordinary homes with extraordinary lives. They specialize in residences at all levels of affordability and price ranges within Minneapolis.
    Ben partnered with Lakes Sotheby's International Realty to provide a powerful marketing, technology and relocation support system that is leveraged to ensure that every one of his clients gets the level of service and attention they deserve. It is our goal to exceed the expectations of our clients by providing them the best possible professional service. Whether you are buying or selling, whether your home is luxurious or quaint, Ben would be pleased to work for you!



    Specialization:
    Condos and Lofts
    Historic Properties
    City Homes
    New Construction Urban Homes
    Relocation
    Lots and Development

    Coverage Area:

    Downtown Minneapolis
    Minneapolis Lakes areas
    Southwest Minneapolis
    Edina and the surrounding suburbs

    Contact Ben Ganje

    Direct 612.460.5638

    Email: ben@yoururbanlife.com 

    Website: www.YourUrbanLife.com  
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    Listings & Sales  

    • For Sale
    • For Rent
    • Sold

    Active Listings  

    (8)

    Past Sales  

    (388 all-time)
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    Sell-side
    12/10/2014
    $386,500

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    12/10/2014 - Sell-side - $386,500

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    Sell-side
    12/04/2014
    $1,025,000

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    12/04/2014 - Sell-side - $1,025,000

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    Sell-side
    12/04/2014
    $205,000

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    Sell-side
    11/23/2014
    $349,900

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    11/23/2014 - Sell-side - $349,900

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    Buy-side
    11/13/2014
    $397,500

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    11/13/2014 - Buy-side - $397,500

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    Ratings & Reviews

      
     

    11/09/2014 - look2pd
    Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $400K in Edina, MN.

    Ben represented us in selling our home in Edina as well as finding our new condo in Minneapolis. From the start, Ben clearly defined his experiences and what worked well in preparing a home for sale. Ben and his team were very helpful in the preparation for sale, from his A-list of contractors to expert staging consultants. The collective efforts paid off with a brief listing and quick sale. The support continued through the purchase of the our condo and navigating the closing day and following up the first week in the new place to answer questions we had about the new place.  More Less 

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    09/29/2014 - varsha.seetharam
    Sold a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $300K in Elliot Park, Minneapolis, MN.

    I can't say enough great things about Ben and his team. Having had some trouble selling my condo in the past (with different agents), I was a little nervous about the process this time around. But after my first meting with Ben, I knew everything was going to be alright. He doesn't just list your home and hope that everything works out, he actually has a strategic process that ensures your home shows the best, attracts the right buyer, and gets you the price that you want. I accepted an offer less than a week after going on the market. Another review on here mentions something about great "customer service," and in an industry where you don't always expect to get good customer service, Ben and his team really deliver. I honestly felt like I was their only client. I know how busy Ben is, but I never had trouble reaching him (even when he was on vacation and the day after his daughter was born!). I never felt rushed either--he patiently answered all my questions about the selling process, and unrelated questions like "what floors would look good in my basement,' (he gives great design advice, btw!) and always replied to my calls and text within an hour. I also never felt pressured to sell. We got an early (low) offer before we officially listed, and it would have been for Ben to recommend I take it and get another quick sale under his belt, but he completely supported my decision to reject it. Honestly, I felt like I had a longtime friend, with immense real estate knowledge, guiding me through the process. I strongly recommend Ben and his team for anyone looking for a great, and highly effective, agent. Buying or selling a house can be a very stressful experience, and you need to go in with you strongest ally, and I couldn't think of anyone better than Ben to fill that role.  More Less 

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    07/02/2014 - berenrana
    Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $300K in Fulton, Minneapolis, MN.

    Ben was great. Our last house took quite awhile to sell, so we were apprehensive about the process of selling this house. But Ben walked us through the process, he had a thorough plan, including having an interior designer consult, a professional photographer, and which day of the week we'd list for maximum first weekend traffic.We sold our house for nearly $30k above list in 4 days. I could not be happier.  More Less 

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