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Moving Up or Downsizing: Can You Afford to Buy and Sell at the Same Time?Whether you’re moving up to a larger home for your family or downsizing from the family home now that the kids are grown up and out of the house, buying a home while selling your current one is stressful. Should you buy a ne...
Understanding Your New Home’s HOA FeesYou’ve looked over hill and dale for your new home, and you and your Realtor® have finally found the perfect property with a purchase price within your budget. But there’s another monthly expense you don’t want to forget on some properties, the HOA fee.  What...
Quick Tips for Getting Your Minnesota Home Ready for Your Open HouseThe home selling season is in full swing in Minnesota, and many buyers are spending their weekends touring open houses. An open house is a great opportunity to show off your home and bring in the offers. But without proper prepar...
How to Win a Bidding War on Your Next Minnesota Home This SummerThe Minneapolis housing market is heating up for the summer. Pending sales this spring were the highest since 2005. Buyers this summer will likely face some stiff competition. Being involved in a bidding war can be stressful, so reli...
Simple Tips for Sprucing Up Your Home’s Curb AppealThe weather’s heating up, and so is the Minnesota housing market. It’s a great time to put your home up for sale. But if your front yard took a beating from Old Man Winter this year, it’s time to spruce up your home’s curb appeal.It’s a little cl...
5 Top Tips for Single HomebuyersThe spring real estate market is heating up in Minnesota, and many homebuyers are spending their weekends touring open houses and putting offers in on their dream homes. But not all buyers are sharing the home buying experience with a spouse or partner. An increasi...
Everything You Need to Know About PMIYour monthly mortgage payment is more than just principal and interest. Many homeowners include their property taxes and insurance bills in their monthly mortgage payments, too. Some homeowners have one more charge rolled into their monthly payment: PMI, or pr...
Spring 2015 Is a Great Time to Be a Minneapolis Move-Up Home Buyer With an early preview of spring last week, home buyers and sellers in the Twin Cities are gearing up for a hot real estate season. The unusually warm winter and early spring have jumpstarted the housing market. That makes it the p...
4 Reasons the Twin Cities Housing Market is Red Hot Right Now!   It may come as a shock to hear that the housing market in the Twin Cities is red hot right now.  Especially since 2014 was a pretty flat year and companies like Renters Warehouse are running ads telling you how bad things are right ...
7 Home Staging Tips to Make Each Room in Your House Shine for Buyers The sun’s out, the birds are singing, and the Minneapolis housing market is starting to heat up. If you’re hoping to put your home on the market this spring, take some time to stage your home. When your home is staged, it’s easi...

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