Category Archives: Home Buyer Tips

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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Inspection is Essential

Inspectors are crucial – especially for the buyers and in a lean market the inspections can be even more valuable. Inspections are not intended to point out a home’s every imperfaction – but to give buyers the heads up on … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Home Tour with Benefits

The LiveMSP Buying Into the City Home Tour will take place on Saturday May 14th, from 11- 3 in North and South Minneapolis neighborhoods. The starting addresses for the tour are 3835 Fremont Ave N and 4048 5th Avenue S. … Continue reading

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Buying Foreclosed Property?

While the economy does seem to be picking up – foreclosures are still a reality in many community. Some communities that had a reputaiton for being above or beyond the threat of forclosure are being hit. SO it can be … Continue reading

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Choosing a Buyer Agent

Klinger just published a helpful article on the advantages of an excluive home buyer agent, offering a few tips to help home buyers choose the right buyer agent for them… Look for agents who have earned the Accredited Buyer’s Representative … Continue reading

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Sales Tax on Homes?

FactCheck.Org is a great site for getting the scoop on any rumor or half-truth. Earlier this year they took on the question of house sales and tax… Q: Does the new health care law impose a 3.8 percent tax on … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Finding Your New Home at Discount

RIS Media recently posted 7 Tips to Finding Your New Home at Discount. Here’s an abbreviated version of their list. Check out their article for the details… 1. Search for short sale properties 2. Select a real estate professional3. Investigate … Continue reading

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Home sellers cutting prices

There’s some good news in Minneapolis if you’re a home buyer – sellers are cutting their prices. According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune… Reports released Wednesday showed pending home sales in the Twin Cities down, the inventory of houses on … Continue reading

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Stress-free Moves

RIS Media just posted 12 great tips to make your move simple and stress free. Check out the article for the details – but here’s a quick version: Choose a type of move. – DIY or fully outsourced? Hire a … Continue reading

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Tips for FHA Loans

RIS Media just posted 7 Things all Borrowers Should Know about FHA Loans. We wanted to share the highlights here, please check out the full article for details. 1. FHA loans are not only for lower-income borrowers 2. FHA loans … Continue reading

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