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By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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While there are differing schools of thought when it comes to whether or not a person should pay off a mortgage before the loan term ends, there may be some benefits to making payments on a bi-weekly basis as opposed to monthly basis. What are some of the reasons why it may be beneficial to make ...

By Eric Helmers, Your Trusted Real Estate Source
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I have to admit.  Houlihan's in Maple Grove was one of my go to places to get a bite to eat or to meet with clients that preferred a beer over coffee when meeting.  Sadly, it was announced that today (10-15-14) would be the last day the Maple Grove location would be open.  We all understand compe...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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In some homes, garages are used only for car storage. They may appear to be bare and without real functional use for homeowners. However, other garages may be an envy of the neighborhood - they may have floor to ceiling shelving systems, and they may be the picture-perfect image of organization. ...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Is your credit score holding you back from getting the best rate on your next mortgage? The good news is that there are actions that you can take to increase your credit score and improve the interest rate offered on your next home loan. Here are a few easy and effective tips to help you get your...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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If you're in the market for your first mortgage, the Federal Housing Administration may be able to help you. Thanks to the FHA home loan program, you can apply for loan approval before you've found a home that you want to buy - which means you know what you can afford before you start your house ...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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When most people talk about real estate, they envision buying an already-built house on already-landscaped property. However, buying vacant land and building a new home is a great way to ensure that you get the home that you want in the location that you want. It's also a major undertaking, which...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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When your children are about to step out into the world on their own, you want to help them on their way. This especially holds true when it comes to buying a house. As your sons or daughters prepare to take the plunge into home ownership, make sure they follow three crucial tips that will help t...

By Eric Helmers, Your Trusted Real Estate Source
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How some clients react when sellers don't respond to an offer to purchase right away.                         Answer: If waiting for answers is difficult for you, prevent this by providing a respond by date to your offer to purchase.  Putting a time limit on your offer puts the pressure on the se...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Before approving a mortgage, your lender is going to have to do his due diligence to ensure that you can afford a loan large enough to pay for a house. That means your lender will be asking you several questions about whether or not you can afford a mortgage. Here's how you can prepare to answer ...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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The work of a real estate agent can make or break how a prospective buyer feels about the property. Now that it's time to sell your home, you want to find the right agent to market it. How do you find someone you can trust who will make you feel confident they can sell your home quickly for the b...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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The Case-Shiller 10 and 20-City Home Price Indices for June reported year-over-year gains of 8.10 percent while the Case-Shiller National Home Price Index covers all nine census regions and reported a year-over-year gain of 6.20 percent. Readings for all three indices worsened as compared to May ...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Refinancing your existing mortgage may provide you with the opportunity to lower your interest rate, reduce your mortgage payment and adjust your loan term. For those homeowners who have lived in their home for more than a few years, pulling equity out of the property for everything from a luxuri...

By Steve Wilhelmy
(Keller Williams Classic Realty Northwest)
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NorthGlen Carriage Townhomes for Sale Maple Grove, MNWhy Do People Live here?NorthGlen Carriage Homes is a subdivision of townhomes located between Lawndale Ln N and Brockton Ln N in the ever popular northwestern Minneapolis suburb of Maple Grove. Interested in finding NorthGlen Carriage Townhom...

By Steve Wilhelmy
(Keller Williams Classic Realty Northwest)
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Houses for Sale in Hidden Meadows Maple Grove, MN Looking for a Home in Hidden Meadows?Interested in finding Houses for Sale in Hidden Meadows Maple Grove MN or similar homes immediately near Hidden Meadows? Click that link to see if there are currently homes available for sale in the neighborho...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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The Department of Commerce reported July sales of new homes dropped by 2.40 percent over June to a four month low. Analysts noted that although July's reading of 412,000 new homes sold fell short of expectations and June's reading, the new homes sector is volatile and subject to change. June's re...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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The purchase agreement is a vitally important document that outlines the provisions, terms and conditions for the transfer of property. It should be read carefully and any ambiguities should be clarified prior to signing. It is a legally binding contract between the buyer and seller. The purchase...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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During the course of a marriage, it is common for the couple to acquire property together. This is what is referred to as joint or community property. When a couple divorces, it is up to the parties involved to determine what happens to this joint property or let a judge use applicable law to det...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Buying a home is a huge step for people who are ready to make an investment in their future. Getting a great deal on a home is just as important and knowing how much to offer could be confusing. It is important to make sure the home seller is not insulted by the lowball offer and is ready to nego...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Whether this is your first big purchase, or your family is moving to a new location or looking for more space, buying a home has its share of ups and downs. It's perfectly normal to feel anxious about whether or not you've found the right property. Here are some things you can do to make yourself...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Few people in the world can afford to pay the entire cost of a new home upfront, which is why banks and other financial institutions offer home loans. Also known as mortgages, those loans let you make monthly payments to pay off the money you borrow and the interest charged on that loan. If you c...

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