Home, Sweet Home: Tips for Buying Your First Home in Minnesota

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Making the leap from renting to buying is a major life decision, but it doesn’t have to be stressful. The key to making sure your very first home buying journey …

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying a Home

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Is it cheaper to rent or own a house? With more and more people choosing to become long term renters, this may be perceived as the cheaper option. But in …

Why Fall Might Be The Best Time to Buy a Home

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Spring or late summer might be the best time for selling a home, but these seasons aren’t always great for buyers. More homes on the market means more competition, and …

The 9 Emotional Stages of Buying Your First Home

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Buying your first home is like jumping on an emotional roller coaster. One minute you’re on a high, the next you’re down in the dumps. Here’s a rundown of the …

Here’s What to Expect During a Minnesota Home Inspection

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So your offer has been accepted on your dream home, and the sale is almost a done deal. But don’t start packing just yet – there’s still a home inspection …

Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal Before Selling

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Adding curb appeal to your home is one of the easiest ways to get more buyers through the door and higher offers on the table. You don’t have to spend …

What Happens After You’ve Accepted an Offer on Your Home?

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It’s finally happened, you’ve received an offer on your home in Minnesota! While this is exciting, it doesn’t mean your house is sold just yet. Here’s what happens when you …

Price Your Home Competitively to Sell Quickly in the Twin Cities Market

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Pricing your home to sell in a competitive market is the best way you can get it to sell quickly. But it’s not as easy as it sounds. There are …

When Is The Best Time To Sell Your Home In Minnesota?

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Traditionally the best time to sell your home in Minnesota is in the Spring. For buyers, the warmer weather makes house hunting a pleasant experience, and you as a seller …

4 Tips for Selling Your Home During the Winter in Minnesota

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Despite popular opinion, selling your home in the Minnesota winter months can be just as fruitful as selling in the spring, and even more so. Home buyers are more motivated …

Do You Need to be Pre-approved for a Mortgage Before Buying a Home?

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If you’re wondering whether mortgage pre-approval is required to buy a home, the short answer is no. It’s not required legally. But this piece of paperwork can work in your …