Category Archives: Buyers

Housing shortage explained

Shortage of homes for the middle class continues Continue reading

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Luxury Home Trends

Elegant lighting, open kitchen, beautiful neutrals. Continue reading

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If purchasing home from a foreign person…

My friends at Title One provided some useful information on purchasing a home from a foreign person.  Keep this in mind for upcoming purchases. Here’s a short summary… The following article was written for us by Barbara A. Olson, a … Continue reading

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Appraisals Catching Up to Rising Home Values | Realtor Magazine

Appraisals Catching Up to Rising Home Values | Realtor Magazine. As sellers and buyers look to an exciting Twin Cities market this article is a useful reference to appraisers ability to value properties based on current conditions.  It’s important for … Continue reading

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Having a vision for your new home, when downsizing

I just helped a wonderful retired couple Rick & Mary downsize from a large home to a 2 bedroom/2 bath townhouse. They wanted to stay in the same community as their house and wanted one level living. The home they … Continue reading

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Soon, those short sales won’t take quite so long | StarTribune.com

Soon, those short sales won’t take quite so long | StarTribune.com. As I read this article I thought – finally they are getting a handle on short sales – yeah, good for distressed sellers and buyers.  On the flip side … Continue reading

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Housing Is ‘Awakening From Hibernation,’ Freddie Says | Realtor Magazine

Housing Is ‘Awakening From Hibernation,’ Freddie Says | Realtor Magazine. I’ve had a few experiences this past month that would support this “awakening” analysis.  I am especially seeing foreclosures sell quickly and nicely updated homes in desirable locations/neighborhoods.

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