Category Archives: Home Buying – General

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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2014 – The Real Estate Mystery Market

“There’s something happening here – and what it is ain’t exactly clear” – lyrics from the Buffalo Springfield song For What It’s Worth.  That was from way back in the 60’s.  Who would have ever thought that the words would be … Continue reading

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Boomerang Buyers Could Boost Housing Market | RISMedia

Just because you might have experienced a short sale or foreclosure in the past, it doesn’t mean you can’t buy another home if enough time has passed: Boomerang Buyers Could Boost Housing Market | RISMedia.

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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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Time for a Confession!

You might have noticed (then again, you might not have) that I have been somewhat derelict in my posting duties lately.  Yes, sadly it’s true.  My last post was August 2nd.  My my, how time flies when you’re having fun. … Continue reading

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Minnesota DNR Lake Classifications

Has your Realtor ever given you a printout for a lakeshore home that shows the DNR lake classification and you had no idea what it meant?  Here’s an explanation of the lake classifications used by the DNR: Natural Enviroment lakes usually … 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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‘Boomerang Buyers’ Are Staging a Comeback

‘Boomerang Buyers’ Are Staging a Comeback.

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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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4 Options For Using Your Home Inspection Results

I always recommend that buyers get a home inspection done after submitting a purchase agreement.  So what options do you have if the inspector finds one or more things wrong with the house that you weren’t aware of?  This is … Continue reading

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