Margaret Thorpe Richards

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


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About Me

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. Wersquo;ve been getting high marks from our home buying and selling customers in Minnesota and western Wisconsin since we opened for business in the 1970's. It is our plan to continue this tradition. we look forward to serving you. Professional ExperienceAfter joining her mother, Mary-Thorpe-Mease, at Coldwell Banker Burnet Minneapolis Lakes office in 2006, she has had remarkable success in growing their business and continues to excel as a Top Performer. Currently, 98% of her business is direct referrals, and almost 50% of the homes she sells and helps buyers buy are located in Minneapolis. She brings creativity and market savvy to each transaction and works with all budgets. Additionally, she is honored to work with any service member active or retired is knowledgeable about VA loans and processes. In an effort to continue to be educated in her field, she has joined the Professional Standards Committee in 2014 + present and was recently invited to be on the Board of Directions for the Minneapolis Area Association for Realtors.Margaret produces creative solutions, manages multiple tasks for her clients, works successfully with teams and stays focused on results. Her clients throughout her 20 years in sales marketing know they can count on her to achieve their goals. Her most recent tenure of the past 10+ years, as a senior Account Executive in the corporate incentive and travel industry, has been spent calling on Fortune 1000 companies and executives nationwide, as well as locally.Prioritizing Decisions Accessing Resources Whether buying or selling a home, you will find yourself immersed in the world of property value assessments, home improvements, financing and deadlines. All this leads to important decisions about your future.After years of helping people buy and sell homes, we have found that there are some key resources that every buyer and seller needs to have on hand. Please refer to the link on our website noted as: Reliable Resources to assist you with your own needs. Part of our service to you includes helping to orchestrate whatever services or resources that are requires to ensure a smooth transaction.You can now begin the exciting process of buying or selling a home~You can depend on our team to deliver exceptional service to all our clientshellip;and we commit to also have fun doing it!My Promise :To be your Trusted Guide through the complex landscape of real estate. I will listen carefully to your goals, leverage my experience, skill and good-humor...all while you stay true to your dreams. Together, we will find the place you know as Home.I hail from Minneapolis and grew up in Edina, MN. I am proud to be a 4th generation Realtor. My great- grandfather started a residential real estate company called Thorpe Brothers. They sold off the residential branch in the 80's and the commercial business remained.I look forward to building relationships with my clients.Margaret Thorpe RichardsGreat Connections. Proven Results.Awards:
2007: Rookie of the Year
2011-2012: Diamond and Sterling Societies
2013: International President's Club
2013: Super Agent Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine
2014: MN Women's Press Female Realtor of the Year
2014: International President's Circle
2nd Quarter 2015: Top 2% of NRT Sales Associates nationwide (of 47,000)
2015: MN Women's Press Female Realtor of the Year
2015: International Diamond Society
2016: MN Women's Press Female Realtor of the Year
2016: International Diamond Society2017: International Diamond Society

Skills & Specialities

  • Luxury Homes
  • New Construction
  • Vacation Homes
  • Buyer Representation
  • First-time Home Buyers
  • Relocation
Global Luxury
Luxury Homes


Short Sale Specialist 2009

Awards & Honors

Rookie of the Year 2007
Diamond Society Member 2007+2008 + 2009


  • English
  • French


Luxury Property Specialist

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