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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.

Recent Transactions

10 S Deep Lake Rd North Oaks, Minnesota

$674,900 €596,666

Résidentiel, (SF) One Story

  • 4 Chambres
  • 4 Salles de bains
  • 3,470 SqFt
  • 1.49 Hectares

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...

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15328 Alamo St Ne Ham Lake, Minnesota

$485,000 €428,779

Résidentiel, (SF) Two Stories

  • 4 Chambres
  • 3 Salles de bains
  • 2,663 SqFt
  • 1.08 Hectares

Beautiful, soon to be completed 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. $7,000 landscaping a...

Engel & Volkers Minneapolis Downtown
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2925 144th Ave Ne Ham Lake, Minnesota

$405,000 €353,544

Résidentiel, (SF) Two Stories

  • 5 Chambres
  • 4 Salles de bains
  • 3,450 SqFt
  • 1.26 Hectares

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...

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3045 172nd Ave Nw Andover, Minnesota

$350,000 €331,530

Résidentiel, (SF) Two Stories

  • 4 Chambres
  • 3 Salles de bains
  • 3,500 SqFt
  • 4.22 Hectares

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!

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9942 Kahler Ave Ne Otsego, Minnesota

$374,900 €331,442

Résidentiel, (SF) Two Stories

  • 3 Chambres
  • 3 Salles de bains
  • 2,464 SqFt
  • 1.85 Hectares

Stunning home located on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River! Rare gem filled with charm & modern amenities. Granite countertops, ss appliances, 3 fireplaces, private master bath w/walk-in shower & paved area for basketball court. Beautif...

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9477 Jamestown St Ne Blaine, Minnesota

$320,000 €282,906

Résidentiel, (SF) Four or More Level Split

  • 4 Chambres
  • 2 Salles de bains
  • 2,699 SqFt
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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...

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9495 164th Ln Nw Ramsey, Minnesota

$314,900 €278,397

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

  • 3 Chambres
  • 3 Salles de bains
  • 2,135 SqFt
  • 2.98 Hectares

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
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17844 Bluebird St Nw Andover, Minnesota

$304,750 €264,340

Résidentiel, (SF) Four or More Level Split

  • 4 Chambres
  • 3 Salles de bains
  • 2,592 SqFt
  • 4.92 Hectares

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.

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20799 Buchanan St Ne East Bethel, Minnesota

$274,900 €243,034

Résidentiel, (SF) Modified Two Story

  • 3 Chambres
  • 2 Salles de bains
  • 1,752 SqFt
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Extremely well kept home in Hidden Haven Golf Community! Home features a sun filled living room with a vaulted ceiling as you enter, an open kitchen floor plan allows easy entertaining! 3 bedrooms on one level & a big deck off of the back of home ...

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9907 Upper 205th St W Lakeville, Minnesota

$248,500 €219,694

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

  • 4 Chambres
  • 2 Salles de bains
  • 2,282 SqFt
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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. ...

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14390 Crane St Nw Andover, Minnesota

$239,900 €212,091

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

  • 3 Chambres
  • 2 Salles de bains
  • 1,830 SqFt
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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 ...

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13558 Orchid Cir Nw Andover, Minnesota

$217,000 €189,989

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

  • 4 Chambres
  • 2 Salles de bains
  • 2,010 SqFt
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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...

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