Category Archives: First Time Buyers

10 Reasons A Homebuyer Needs an Agent

Why do you need a real estate agent when buying a home? Because they can save you both time and money! Continue reading

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What You Need to Know about Radon

Radon is becoming more and more of a concern to homeowners across the country.  Effective January 1, 2014 a new Minnesota law will require sellers to complete a radon disclosure form that tells whether or not their home has ever … Continue reading

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A Real Estate Agent for FREE????

Can’t be, you never get anything worth having for free these days – right?  Well, in the world of real estate, you actually can get something for free:  the services of a real estate agent dedicated to you and only … Continue reading

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What Every 1st Time Buyer Should Know

Actually there are many things a first-time buyer should know!  Mortgages have become complicated and finding the best deal isn’t always easy.  Searching for a home has become easier thanks to the internet but there are still many pitfalls that … Continue reading

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Eight ways to improve your home appraisal | Reuters

Low appraisals can sometimes be an issue when buying or refinancing a home.  Here are some ways you can help the appraiser establish a more accurate value for your home. Eight ways to improve your home appraisal | Reuters.

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10 things real-estate listing sites won’t say – MarketWatch

Good to know if you’re using a third party website to look for your new home: 10 things real-estate listing sites won’t say – MarketWatch.

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Average Home Inspection Price in Minnesota | Structure Tech Home Inspections

In case you’re wondering what a home inspection costs in Minnesota, our friend Reuben at Structure Tech has done a little research for you. And by the way, do you really need a home inspection if you’re buying?  Yes, you … Continue reading

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How to choose the right real estate agent | Fox News

In the market for a real estate agent?  This article provides some good tips for how to select one.  One thing I’d add:  look for a full-time agent.  While there are many very good and highly qualified part-time agents, a … Continue reading

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What Happens During a Home Inspection

I highly recommend getting a home inspection done if you’re purchasing a property.  In case you’re wondering what happens during the inspection, this is the how it goes in Minnesota. What Happens During a Home Inspection.

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Would You Use A New Real Estate Agent?

If you read most articles about how to select a real estate agent, many will advise you to select an agent with extensive experience.  At first glance that would seem to be sound logic.  Experienced agents often come to you … Continue reading

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