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                                         How Owning a Home Affects Your Wealth Owning a home should significantly increase your financial net worth, which is the difference between your assets, including bank accounts, retirement accounts, stocks, bonds and mutual funds, and your liabilities or d...

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Finding Homeowner's Insurance Homeowner's insurance is a requirement of owning a home when you take out a mortgage. No mortgage lender will permit you to close the deal unless you can prove that you have adequate coverage. Lenders will also frequently request that you pay the entire first year's...

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                                             What You Need to Know About Personal Property Taxes Personal property taxes can be another unexpected cost when buying a new home. If you're still renting, you might not be familiar with how personal property taxes work. Below, you'll find some useful...

By David Kosmecki
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With summer weather, thefts from vehicles increase in parks, residential neighborhoods, and public parking areas. You have the ability to help prevent this crime from happening. Follow these tips to help avoid becoming a victim: • Lock your doors and roll the windows up tight. • Park in a well l...

By David Kosmecki
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Home Buyers Want to Know Your Home Inside And Out While home-buyers are as individual as the homes they plan on purchasing, one thing they share is a desire to ensure that the home they will call their own is as good beneath the surface as it appears to be. Will the roof end up leaking? Is the wi...

By David Kosmecki
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This short video explains the confusing "Truth-in-Lending" disclosure and how the APR is computed. I discuss the flaws in only looking at APR to determine what is really the lowest cost option.

By David Kosmecki
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This short video explains the similarities and the differences of what a fee appraiser produces with what a professional real estate agent produces. It explains some of the constraints the appraiser is under which the real estate professional is free to ignore. The term CMA refers to a Competiti...

By David Kosmecki
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This short video gives you the background on what happens when an appraiser does an appraisal. It gives you an understanding of how the appraiser determines value. At MortgagesUnlimited you always get a copy of the appraisal at closing. If you are using someone else, always insist on getting a c...
5. Read This Report Before You Sign Anything! The right or wrong decision when signing your home mortgage can mean thousands of dollar's difference in interest paid.  There are very important considerations to evaluate before you commit to a mortgage and promissory note.  For many of us, our mor...
4. Relocating ? Relocating?  Do you desire to buy a new or second home to escape the cold weather four to six months of each year?  If you answered yes to these questions, relocation can be a hair-raising experience.  A roller coaster of emotions from choosing the right agent, to finding the rig...
2. Are you just out of college or new in your career or job?  Are you making big rent payments but have little or no down payment?  What if you could buy, are you confused between new construction versus  existing homes?   Buying a residence can be a fretful experience, one that you may be think...
1ARE ALL REALTORS® ALIKE? No. There are four types of Realtors: Seller Agents, Exclusive Buyer Agents (or Brokers), Dual Agents (including non-exclusive Buyer Agents), and Transaction Brokers.  1. SELLER AGENTS - list property and represent the seller. Remember that if you are buying a home and c...

By Richard McDeid
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 10 Steps to Selling Your House 1- Needs Analysis2- Pricing Strategy3- Property Preparation4- Marketing Strategy5- Receiving an Offer6- Negotiating to Sell7- Sell8- Pre-close Preparation9- Closing10- Post-ClosingWhy you should list your home with us!1) Trained Negotiators, In addition to years o...

By Richard McDeid
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Take time this summer and get out and enjoy all of the Great Parks and Trails, that are in this Great City.. For more information about the parks. Check out the Elm Creek Park ReserveAddress13080 Territorial Rd.Maple Grove, MN 55369Phone(763) 694-7894 Business 1(763) 559-9000 Business 2Emailfeedb...

By David Kosmecki
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When financing, should you finance with a mortgage broker or a mortgage banker? In this short video I explain the differences between the two types of lenders. Both have many strenghts and each of some weeknesses. Only you can decide which you should work with. My video is designed to provide yo...

By Aaron Lowe
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The city of Maple Grove is the home of famed Wayzata #284 school district, which is one of the highest ranking school districts in this state and why many families desire to live here. Being one of the fastest growing communities in the metro area, the real estate market in Maple Grove is a very ...

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