Buying a Home

4 Home Binder Printables for Any Stage of Homeownership, and How to Set up the Binder

Looking for a better way to organize your home? Try making a home binder with these 4 printables for any stage of homeownership.
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Searching for Saunas… homes for sale with saunas

When I read in this Sunday’s Star Tribune that “Minnesota has become the epicenter of a sauna revival” it resonated with me. My sister-in-law is Finnish, and a sauna has always...
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Thinking about buying? Download your free copy of Things to Consider When Buying a Home Winter 2023

There’s no denying the housing market has delivered a fair share of challenges to homebuyers over the past two years. Two of the biggest hurdles were the limited number of...
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Why iBuyers like Opendoor are facing big challenges in 2023… how they are different from “We Buy Houses” companies

“We Buy Houses” companies Companies that buy homes directly from sellers for cash have been around for a long time. They typically promise quick, all-cash offers and ultra-fast closings, some...
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Weekly real estate update 12/23/22… what makes a house a home

Pending sales are again higher than new listings as we end the year thinking more about holiday and family celebrations than listing homes for sale. It is encouraging, however, that...
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What to expect in 2023?

As 2022 ends, we look forward to 2023 and hope the mortgage world is a little calmer than it was in 2022! There are a few things to look for...
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November 2022 real estate market update… new construction supply is up

After years of falling inventory with new construction inventory lower than previously owned properties, new construction started to move into positive increases about a year ago. Some of that likely...
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Weekly real estate market update 12/16/22… 2023 Housing Market Forecast

There were more pending sales than new listings this week, first time since April but what happened the last three weeks of December last year… we will see if the...
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