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Edwin Bell

Sales Associate
Coldwell Banker Burnet
3033 Excelsior Blvd
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416

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Rarely does a REALTOR® possess experience as an architect and as a residential real estate developer - yet Ed Bell does!
Before joining Coldwell Banker Burnet, Ed was a partner with Miller, Hanson, Westerbeck, Bell Architects in Minneapolis. For over 25 years he specialized in residential and commercial design, including millions of dollars in real estate development and sales.
Ed's years of experience in residential design and development have made him a creative and successful negotiator on your behalf - whether representing you as a buyer or a seller. His professional background enables him to offer you advice on the features and enhancements that will add real market value to your home - without extra cost to you!Business Philosophy
Our business philosophy is simple: We strive to deliver a positive experience for every customer. This is accomplished through the collaborative efforts of the many members of our team who are dedicated to the success of your housing transaction. For more than 30 years, we've been getting high marks from our home buying and selling customers in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. It is our plan to continue this tradition and we look forward to serving you.Technology
Ed is continually developing his World Wide Web site in order to serve you better as a client. Having pictures and descriptions of your listed home on-line, as well as a variety of resources available to you as a buyer, is a valuable resource to helping you sell and buy your home.
Coldwell Banker Burnet has always led the way in emerging real estate technologies. As a home buying or selling customer, you can be confident that we will employ the most current technological tools to successfully market your home or make your home search an efficient process. This includes our proprietary HomeQuest property search software program and our robust Internet marketing presence.Mission Statement
Since 1973, our firm has been guided by a set of principles. Over the years, they have been modified to reflect a changing environment, but the basic mission has remained the same. Our Mission is: To create and promote positive experiences for our customers and communities. To create and promote opportunities for personal growth. To create and promote change and innovation. To create and promote a fun, fulfilling and respectful environment.Professional Experience
Some of Ed's most notable design projects include Galtier Plaza, Excelsior Bay Gables Condominiums, and Knollwood Place Residencies. He worked on the rehabilitation of the Whitney Hotel and Renaissance Square as well as the design and development of Cedar Lake Shores, Cedar Shores, Drew Place, and 3200 Hennepin Townhomes.
To view photos of a variety of homes Ed has listed and sold, please view his web page: www.realtorarchitect.comEducation & Awards
Bachelor of Arts, 1964; Bachelor of Architecture, 1965, University of MinnesotaMaster of Architecture, 1968, Berkeley, CALicensed architect since 1969Real estate sales and development since 1976Personal Background
Ed was born and raised in Minneapolis. After spending a few years in Los Angeles and Berkeley, California, he returned to Minnesota in 1968. Now after half a decade of living in Minnesota, Ed can't think of calling any other place home. He enjoys early morning walks around the Lakes with his two Bearded Collies, Shadrach and Mischa, a variety of home improvement projects and the companionship of his wife, Carolyn.
Ed's children, Stephanie (31), Randy (27) and Josh (25) all live in Minneapolis.

Skills & Specialities

Global Luxury
Luxury Homes


  • English


Luxury Property Specialist

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