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Contract for Deed – Minimum Interest Rate

To close the loop, yes there is a minimum IR for a CD. Similar to the max rate, the min rates are posted monthly by the IRS. Here is a link to the most recent published minimum rates – “Applicable … Continue reading

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Minnesota Contracts for Deeds – key points

A contract for deed is a contract between a buyer and a seller where the seller is providing financing to the buyer.  There are variations to this when an investor participates as a third party buying the CD terms from … Continue reading

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Can Tiger Woods win the Masters – don’t count him out…

It is a little tough to watch professional sports especially golf on the weekend and try to get anything else done. The good thing for homeowners is perhaps with golf you can have it on in the background and do … Continue reading

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Buyers – tell us, what do you prefer?

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REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-FSBOs Vanish, Sellers Turn to Real Estate Pros

REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-FSBOs Vanish, Sellers Turn to Real Estate Pros. Some clients ask me when listing their house “can we just try a little higher than the market list price?”.  The trade-off of “just trying higher” is that you are … Continue reading

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Time to buy real estate – leveling off

It’s spring in Minnesota.  Day light savings has past and it is time to get out and house hunt.  In addition to the weather the interest rates and competitive pricing are good reasons too! “Based on incomes, this is as … Continue reading

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Pre-selling tips – getting it “ship-shape” and staged

The articles referenced will help you focus on key areas in your home prior to listing.  In the current market, I work with my sellers to put the properties “best foot forward” – this effort will pay off in terms … Continue reading

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