Category Archives: Home Buyer Tips

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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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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