Category Archives: MN Housing Market

MN Housing Market Sep Video

The Minneapolis Association of Area Realtors has created their monthly video on the Twin Cities video market. They are able to put a fairly positive on the market these days.

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Home sales still down

Home sales have not changed since last month. And last month was a record low. It’s not a great sign for the industry or the economy. According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune… Normally the building industry powers economic recoveries. Each … Continue reading

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Realtors for Rentals

As house sales slow down home owners are looking at alternatives – such as renting, In fact the NorthstarMLS (multiple listing service) now lists rentals alongside homes for sale. According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune… Not all subscribers to the … Continue reading

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Home sales down again in August

According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune… Record low mortgage interest rates and deep seller discounts seem to have done little to boost home sales in the Twin Cities metro. During August closed sales were down 34.2 percent compared with last … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors’ August Skinny on the Housing Market

What’s the quick lesson of the last month The economy is driving the housing market – learn more…

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Minneapolis house prices are up

According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune… Home prices in Minneapolis rose faster in June than in almost any othercity in the nation. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index releasedTuesday showed that prices in Minneapolis, Detroit and Chicago rose … Continue reading

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Mortgage rate is 4.36

Looking for motivation to buy your dream house? The Minneapolis Star Tribune offers one good reason… Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate for a30-year fixed loan was 4.36 percent this week, down from 4.42 percent last … Continue reading

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TC Home Sales Fall

According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune… Home sales plummeted 42 percent in the Twin Cities area last month, the sharpestyear-to-year decline among 20 metropolitan areas surveyed by the NationalAssociation of Realtors. The national average is 26 percent. Both numbers are … 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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What’s The Thing?

Only the coolest tool to hit the Minneapolis/St Paul housing market since open houses! It’s a tool created by the Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS. It’s a very graphical depiction of the Twin Cities Housing Market. On “The Thing” you … Continue reading

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