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Katie Kurtz

Born and raised in Minnesota, I spent my time as a kid building forts with my brothers and playing outside. I have a creative mind and I’m always looking for the next project! As the wife of a residential plumber, my husband and I became quite the renovation team over the last 12+ years when we teamed up on our first investment property at the age of 22. Combining my kitchen & bath design training with his construction skills we have completed many whole home renovations, creating a small business that eventually grew and became my boutique design firm, Adorned Homes. 4 years ago I became a realtor and started providing my slew of experience to clients.

Competing on a national reality television show pushed us to expand what we were already doing. The show featured us and 2 other teams competing to renovate 3 homes in Cincinnati. The experience opened us up to alternative ideas on the way we design and renovate a home but also gave us a glimpse into the world of television which was fast paced and focused on storylines. The word “flipper” makes me cringe, which is why we only do about 1 investment property per year! We focus on quality over quantity.

Luxury, Quality, Integrity. I strive to help my clients create a lifestyle. A lifestyle that promotes ease of daily living and beauty in their surroundings. My clients lifestyle is the first thought in the home we find and create together. Best said by Coco Chanel “Luxury has to be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.”! The goal is to create a home that provides function & comfort as well as beauty! Katie received training in kitchen & bath design from the NKBA and has over 12 years of experience in renovations of investment properties. Combining her design training with her experience in thoughtful renovations and the resale of a home at a profit.

Many people have a hard time finding a home that hits every mark on their “wish” list. I specialize in working with real estate clients looking to purchase a home and then renovate to make it their own. Whether the renovation just includes new paint and decor or a complete overhaul I can continue to assist my clients even after the closing.

When working with sellers I am able to assert my design and investment property skills in prepping their home to sell with proven staging techniques and simple updates. These services are a huge added benefit to sellers and are provided with all listings. I look at a home as a product; it needs to appeal to people visually, be marketable and the best option for a buyer.

I reside in the north-eastern suburbs with my husband and our puppy, Turtle, a giant 2 year old English bulldog that I can’t get enough of.. Traveling is hands down my favorite past time as well as hanging out by the fireplace on snowy winter days with Dan and Turtle (binging on Netflix).
Katie has been featured in numerous print and online publications for her work in the design and renovation industry, including the Pioneer Press, Star Tribune and Midwest Home online. She is the past VP of Communications for the Minnesota chapter of the NKBA as well as the former staging instructor for the Preservation Alliance of MN.

Katie Kurtz's Listings

2925 144th Ave Ne Ham Lake, Minnesota

$405,000 €353,544

Residential, (SF) Two Stories

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,450 SqFt
  • 1.26 Acres

Featured home, fully updated and professionally designed. Master suite with private deck & en-suite bath with his & hers showers. Quartz & granite countertops t/o, tile, wood floors, custom built-ins and large kitchen island! Idyllic setting on...

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

1115 Madison Ave Sw Isanti, Minnesota

$194,000 €171,512

Residential, (SF) Split Entry (Bi-Level)

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,117 SqFt
  •  

Beautiful and well-kept home! Fully finished, walkout basement. Large lot, nicely landscaped. Updated tile flooring, spa-like tile shower with rain head. Enormous walk-in closets and spacious bedrooms!

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

17844 Bluebird St Nw Andover, Minnesota

$304,750 €264,340

Residential, (SF) Four or More Level Split

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,592 SqFt
  • 4.92 Acres

Gorgeous, completely renovated home on 4.92 wooded acres! Granite & S.S appliances in the large, open-concept kitchen. His & hers closets in the master bedroom with private ensuite bathroom. Beautiful outdoor lighting, perfect for entertaining.

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

3045 172nd Ave Nw Andover, Minnesota

$350,000 €331,530

Residential, (SF) Two Stories

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,500 SqFt
  • 4.22 Acres

Beautifully renovated home nestled on a very private wooded lot with acreage! Granite countertops, hdwd floors, tile bathrooms & a gorgeous master suite. New roof. Outbuilding & space for horses. This one won't last long!

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

13558 Orchid Cir Nw Andover, Minnesota

$217,000 €189,989

Residential, (SF) Split Entry (Bi-Level)

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,010 SqFt
  •  

Many updates in this 4 bedroom Andover home! Sunny living room with large windows and vaulted ceilings. Dining room features a bay window that walks out to a large deck. Lots of space for entertaining. Great neighborhood, with mature trees in yard...

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

9907 Upper 205th St W Lakeville, Minnesota

$248,500 €219,694

Residential, (SF) Split Entry (Bi-Level)

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,282 SqFt
  •  

Updated home on culdesac near schools. Large entryway and mudroom area with 2 large closets, not your typical split-level entry! Open floor plan with vaulted ceiling, 4 season porch and tons of light. Tile bathrooms, newer roof, private backyard. ...

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

15328 Alamo St Ne Ham Lake, Minnesota

$485,000 €428,779

Residential, (SF) Two Stories

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,663 SqFt
  • 1.08 Acres

Beautiful, newly constructed home in Harmony Estates! Bright, open floor plan with upgrades throughout. Granite countertops, white enamel woodwork, large mudroom, upper level laundry, wood flooring and private master suite. Set on a large lot on a...

Engel & Volkers Minneapolis Downtown
SOLD

10 S Deep Lake Rd North Oaks, Minnesota

$674,900 €596,666

Residential, (SF) One Story

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,470 SqFt
  • 1.49 Acres

Fantastic renovation recently completed on this beautiful home! Enter on the curved drive that is lined w/ trees and custom lighting! Home set on a private wooded lot featuring multiple outdoor spaces, including a private terrace off of the master...

Engel & Volkers Minneapolis Downtown
SOLD

9477 Jamestown St Ne Blaine, Minnesota

$320,000 €282,906

Residential, (SF) Four or More Level Split

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,699 SqFt
  •  

Move right in and enjoy! Fantastic home with lots of natural light, and vaulted ceilings! Completely updated exterior including; roof, windows, siding & garage doors. Kitchen walks out to large, cedar screened in porch that is perfect for warm, MN...

Engel & Volkers Minneapolis Downtown
SOLD

14390 Crane St Nw Andover, Minnesota

$239,900 €212,091

Residential, (SF) Split Entry (Bi-Level)

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,830 SqFt
  •  

Move in ready home on large corner lot in a fabulous neighborhood! Master bedroom complete w/walk-in closet & en-suite walk thru bathroom. Vaulted ceilings paired with the large bay windows. in the kitchen offer lots of natural light. Close to ...

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

9495 164th Ln Nw Ramsey, Minnesota

$314,900 €278,397

Residential, (SF) Split Entry (Bi-Level)

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,135 SqFt
  • 2.98 Acres

Rare opportunity for an affordable home in Northfork neighborhood. Completely updated with an open concept kitchen, & a private master bathroom! Granite countertops, tile bathrooms, fireplace, in-ground sprinkler system and large deck. Home sit...

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

3901 Jackson St Ne Columbia Heights, Minnesota

$86,500 €75,147

Residential, (SF) One 1/2 Stories

  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • 1,047 SqFt
  •  

Priced to sell! Home needs TLC but great updates done in bathroom & kitchen. Roof less than 8 yrs old. Possibility of more square footage w/ finishing the basement. Great investment opportunity!

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

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2925 144th Ave Ne Ham Lake, Minnesota

$405,000 €353,544

Residential, (SF) Two Stories

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,450 SqFt
  • 1.26 Acres

Featured home, fully updated and professionally designed. Master suite with private deck & en-suite bath with his & hers showers. Quartz & granite countertops t/o, tile, wood floors, custom built-ins and large kitchen island! Idyllic setting on...

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

1115 Madison Ave Sw Isanti, Minnesota

$194,000 €171,512

Residential, (SF) Split Entry (Bi-Level)

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,117 SqFt
  •  

Beautiful and well-kept home! Fully finished, walkout basement. Large lot, nicely landscaped. Updated tile flooring, spa-like tile shower with rain head. Enormous walk-in closets and spacious bedrooms!

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

17844 Bluebird St Nw Andover, Minnesota

$304,750 €264,340

Residential, (SF) Four or More Level Split

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,592 SqFt
  • 4.92 Acres

Gorgeous, completely renovated home on 4.92 wooded acres! Granite & S.S appliances in the large, open-concept kitchen. His & hers closets in the master bedroom with private ensuite bathroom. Beautiful outdoor lighting, perfect for entertaining.

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

3045 172nd Ave Nw Andover, Minnesota

$350,000 €331,530

Residential, (SF) Two Stories

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,500 SqFt
  • 4.22 Acres

Beautifully renovated home nestled on a very private wooded lot with acreage! Granite countertops, hdwd floors, tile bathrooms & a gorgeous master suite. New roof. Outbuilding & space for horses. This one won't last long!

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

13558 Orchid Cir Nw Andover, Minnesota

$217,000 €189,989

Residential, (SF) Split Entry (Bi-Level)

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,010 SqFt
  •  

Many updates in this 4 bedroom Andover home! Sunny living room with large windows and vaulted ceilings. Dining room features a bay window that walks out to a large deck. Lots of space for entertaining. Great neighborhood, with mature trees in yard...

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

9907 Upper 205th St W Lakeville, Minnesota

$248,500 €219,694

Residential, (SF) Split Entry (Bi-Level)

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,282 SqFt
  •  

Updated home on culdesac near schools. Large entryway and mudroom area with 2 large closets, not your typical split-level entry! Open floor plan with vaulted ceiling, 4 season porch and tons of light. Tile bathrooms, newer roof, private backyard. ...

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

15328 Alamo St Ne Ham Lake, Minnesota

$485,000 €428,779

Residential, (SF) Two Stories

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,663 SqFt
  • 1.08 Acres

Beautiful, newly constructed home in Harmony Estates! Bright, open floor plan with upgrades throughout. Granite countertops, white enamel woodwork, large mudroom, upper level laundry, wood flooring and private master suite. Set on a large lot on a...

Engel & Volkers Minneapolis Downtown
SOLD

10 S Deep Lake Rd North Oaks, Minnesota

$674,900 €596,666

Residential, (SF) One Story

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,470 SqFt
  • 1.49 Acres

Fantastic renovation recently completed on this beautiful home! Enter on the curved drive that is lined w/ trees and custom lighting! Home set on a private wooded lot featuring multiple outdoor spaces, including a private terrace off of the master...

Engel & Volkers Minneapolis Downtown
SOLD

9477 Jamestown St Ne Blaine, Minnesota

$320,000 €282,906

Residential, (SF) Four or More Level Split

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,699 SqFt
  •  

Move right in and enjoy! Fantastic home with lots of natural light, and vaulted ceilings! Completely updated exterior including; roof, windows, siding & garage doors. Kitchen walks out to large, cedar screened in porch that is perfect for warm, MN...

Engel & Volkers Minneapolis Downtown
SOLD

14390 Crane St Nw Andover, Minnesota

$239,900 €212,091

Residential, (SF) Split Entry (Bi-Level)

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,830 SqFt
  •  

Move in ready home on large corner lot in a fabulous neighborhood! Master bedroom complete w/walk-in closet & en-suite walk thru bathroom. Vaulted ceilings paired with the large bay windows. in the kitchen offer lots of natural light. Close to ...

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

9495 164th Ln Nw Ramsey, Minnesota

$314,900 €278,397

Residential, (SF) Split Entry (Bi-Level)

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,135 SqFt
  • 2.98 Acres

Rare opportunity for an affordable home in Northfork neighborhood. Completely updated with an open concept kitchen, & a private master bathroom! Granite countertops, tile bathrooms, fireplace, in-ground sprinkler system and large deck. Home sit...

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

3901 Jackson St Ne Columbia Heights, Minnesota

$86,500 €75,147

Residential, (SF) One 1/2 Stories

  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • 1,047 SqFt
  •  

Priced to sell! Home needs TLC but great updates done in bathroom & kitchen. Roof less than 8 yrs old. Possibility of more square footage w/ finishing the basement. Great investment opportunity!

Keller Williams Integrity Realty
SOLD

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