Category Archives: Home Buyer Tips

What do you look for at an Open House? Welcoming

We’ve asked our home buyer agents what they look for at an open house. Today’s response comes from Leone Fisher – “What I look for first is the condition of the front door and how ‘welcoming’ the approach to the … Continue reading

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What do you look for at an Open House? Exterior and landscaping

We’ve asked our home buyer agents what they look for at an open house. Today’s response comes from Renei Schmitz – “When I attend an open house, the first thing I look at is the exterior of the home landscaping. … Continue reading

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It’s a home seller’s market right now. What’s a home buyer to do?

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported last weekend that the the Twin Cities Housing Market is a seller’s market… In 2016, the median time that a house was on the market in the metro was a mere 33 days, according to … Continue reading

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Can your home help you sleep?

According to HouseLogic your house can help you sleep better. Here are a few tips to make your house more sleep friendly or help you pick out a sleep-friendly house to buy… Keep is dark. Use blackout shades. Find windows … Continue reading

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Home Buying Tips in a Seller’s Market

The real estate market is constantly changing. Most recently, homes in Minnesota have been selling sometimes as fast as within 24 hours. So, how do home buyer’s best prepare? Here are a few tips to get you started: Review your … Continue reading

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Tips to help choose the right home floor plan

There is much to be considered when buying a home in Minnesota, so we thought we’d break it down in hopes to help make your decision easier. Let’s start with choosing the right floor plan. There are several simple questions … Continue reading

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Do you really need 20 percent down on that home? Maybe notor maybe you can get help

You want a new home. You can make the budget work. Maybe you’ve even been approved for a mortgage BUT you don’t have 20 percent ready for a down payment. All is not lost! House Logic recently ran an article … Continue reading

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Exclusive Buyer Agents make Kiplinger’s list of Best Personal Finance Services of 2015

As proud members of the National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents, we are so excited to see Exclusive Buyer Agents make Kiplinger’s list of Best Personal Finance Services of 2015. See what they say… Best Resources for Buying and Selling … Continue reading

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Lessons we’ve learn from folks who didn’t use an exclusive buyer agent

Sometimes we learn best by doing it wrong the first time. That’s fine for pancakes or golf shots – but no one wants to buy a house wrong the first time! That’s why the National Association of Exclusive Buyers Agents … Continue reading

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What Every Home Buyer Needs to Know about Exclusive Buyer Agents

We get asked so often about exclusive buyer agents, we like to rerun this great video on real estate agents, dual agencies, brokers and excluseive buyer agents.

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