Selling a vacant home requires a little more attention to detail than if you are still living in the home. Hiring a professional stager to bring in furniture will help you sell your home faster and for more money. But if that is not in the budget, here are the best tips for staging a vacant ... Continue Reading » about Tips for Staging a Vacant Home
Here is an explanation of some of the different Types of Real Estate Listings and statuses you may see when looking for a home in Minnesota: Minnesota Listing Status Definitions: When we send you listings from the MLS, here are the different statuses you may see on the listings. Active ... Continue Reading » about Real Estate Listing Types and Statuses in Minnesota
You have ordered your home inspection and other testing. But before you get too comfortable – the home inspection period is your opportunity to not only have the home professionally inspected, but to also to complete your home inspection period buyer homework or “due diligence” before moving ... Continue Reading » about 5 things a buyer should be doing during the home inspection period.
Almost every day I will get a phone call from a potential buyer, requesting to see a home that is on the market. I always ask if they have a mortgage pre approval, and most of the time the answer is “No, that won’t be a problem” or ” No, I don’t want to get a mortgage pre approval until I find ... Continue Reading » about Why you need a pre-approval before looking at homes.
For many people, going to an open house is a fun way to spend a Sunday afternoon, even if they are not looking to buy a house. But if you are really looking to buy a house, open houses are NOT the best way for you to find the right house. Here are 5 reasons you should NOT ... Continue Reading » about 5 Reasons you should NOT go to an open house.
Contrary to popular belief, you will at no time during the buyer consultation be tied down and the doors will remain unlocked! Seriously, you may have seen popular home buying TV shows, but they actually show only a very small portion of the transaction - there is a lot more to it than ... Continue Reading » about What is a Homebuyer Consultation?