Buying a 2-, 3-, or 4-plex to live in and have rent pay your mortgage

In October 2023 the Housing Affordability Index was at 103, its lowest point in over 20 years… indicating the median household income is just barely enough to qualify for the...
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Buying Your First Investment Property? Here’s What You Need to Know

Thinking about becoming a property investor? Be sure to do your homework before you dive in. For many in wealth management, real estate continues to represent a worthwhile investment and,...
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New 5% down financing for owner-occupied 2-, 3-, and 4-unit properties

One way some buyers are making homeownership more affordable is by buying 2-, 3- or 4-unit homes and living in one of the units… letting the rent help make the...
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Weekly real estate market update 11/4/22… making first real estate purchase investment property

Showings continue to decline as expected as new listings continue to fall, not even trying to catch up with the number of showings that were about the same for the...
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Owning More Than One Home… has its perks

Whether your ideal second home is on a northern lake or in the warm and sunny desert or somewhere else, the last few years have fed the desire to own...
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Home values are skyrocketing… is it time to stop paying PMI?

Home values are skyrocketing! If you bought your home in the last 5 years with conventional financing and less than a 20% down payment there is a good chance you...
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Minneapolis Neighborhoods – median prices

Trying to figure out which Minneapolis neighborhoods could be the best fit for you? The list following the map below of Minneapolis Communities and Neighborhoods groups the neighborhoods into their better...
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Yes, you can close on the sale of your house and buy your duplex the same day!

This young family is taking a breather, surrounded by moving boxes after a busy day transitioning from owning a house to owning a duplex! They bought a duplex contingent upon...
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