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Michael Gross

Premier Agent

Mpls Condo & Housing Expert (13 years experience)

38 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Consulting,
Condo Expert

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I have the honor of being ranked in the top 5% of Realtors in MN for the number of annual sales! I attribute my success to my "client first" philosophy. That is to say, I put the concerns of my clients before "just making a sale." Contrary to what you might see on HGTV, not all realtors are pushy salespeople. Instead I bring my expertise to your home search, and together we find the right place. If you're selling your home, I will listen to all your needs, communicate with you every step of the way, and get you the highest price possible for your home.  

As the son of a realtor, I've been familiar with the industry since I was in elementary school. I decided to make real estate my career in 2001, my senior year of college, and I started working for ReMax at that time. Since then I've sold hundreds of homes in the Twin Cities and surrounding areas. I am not just a salesperson; I'm also a broker. This means my experience and education have reached the highest level in the industry. 

My primary focus is the Minneapolis market and surrounding areas. I lived in a downtown high rise for three years and served on its association board. If you have a question about a condo in Mpls, I'm your man. I currently live in a house in Mpls, and I understand the housing market through and through. I also focus on real estate investment and, in addition to owning my own rental properties, I help investors find and manage the best rental real estate. 

In summary, striving for customer satisfaction is my primary aim. I help sellers get the best possible price for their home with the least amount of anxiety and trouble in the process. I also help buyers find their perfect dream home and negotiate the best possible price. Whether I'm working with sellers or buyers, I take pride in my commitment to excellent service. Send me an email, and I'll be proud to work hard for you. 
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Listings & Sales  

  • For Sale
  • For Rent
  • Sold

Active Listings  

(3)
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Past Sales  

(97 all-time)
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Sold Date
Price
Buy-side
12/03/2014
$293,500

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12/03/2014 - Buy-side - $293,500

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Sell-side
11/23/2014
$94,000

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11/23/2014 - Sell-side - $94,000

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Buy-side
11/13/2014
$134,400

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11/13/2014 - Buy-side - $134,400

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Buy-side
10/29/2014
$199,900

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10/29/2014 - Buy-side - $199,900

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Buy-side
10/29/2014
$125,000

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10/29/2014 - Buy-side - $125,000

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Ratings & Reviews

  
 

12/05/2014 - ypickett1
Bought a home in 2014.

Michael is extremely knowledgeable, personable and savvy. He is able to easily convey his vast knowledge of neighborhoods, home structure, and the the homebuying process. His approach, a combination of patience and expertise, was extremely reassuring for me as a first-time homebuyer. He worked diligently to get me my first-choice house, beating out other offers. Despite his name, he is not the father from Family Ties. Nonetheless, he gives great advice and had my best interest in mind. I would definitely recommend Michael to anyone looking to purchase a home.  More Less 

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11/08/2014 - kiaraanne
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $200K in Saint Paul, MN.

Michael is a great realtor because he is a good listener. From the onset of our search Michael asked good questions and helped us clarify what our priorities were. Buyers that already know what they are looking for are safe with Michael, as he works to help you honor those wishes. All the same, buyers that find themselves open to lots of options will find in Michael a good sounding board, and a professional with solid advice.  More Less 

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10/26/2014 - user8755268
Bought a home in 2013.

Michael Gross will appear as genuine and caring but he really wants money like any other pushy agent. Be careful when making a deal with him because he will look you in the eye and shake your hand but when its time to make his promise he will not follow it. Don't do what i did and make him sign for what he agree's to or just stay away from him. In most cases you can present your self as an agent and get a percentage from the seller. what a shame  More Less 

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Response from Michael on 11/05/2014

One of the things I like most about real estate is meeting a lot of great people, many of whom have become good friends over the years. I thought this client was going to be such a friend -- he invited me to his wedding, we enjoyed numerous double dates, etc. It became clear this client was creating the illusion of friendship to serve a purpose. After I helped him find his dream home, he told me he expected to get a large kick back. When I told him my office doesn't allow kickbacks, he got very upset. His persistence eventually turned to threats and extortion after the closing, as he demanded at least 30% of my commission. If I didn't give him this cash, he said he would post negative reviews of me everywhere he could. He even posted a complaint with the BBB, but they determined his case was not legitimate when I showed them evidence of his threats. I love my job and consider it an honor to help people, but this experience was not only unfair to me, it was also quite hurtful.

 

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