Tag Archives: Real Estate Twin Cities

Owning a Home Has Distinct Financial Benefits Over Renting

Some Highlights When you rent, you build your landlord’s wealth, your monthly payment depends on ever-rising rents, and you don’t benefit from home price appreciation. On the other hand, when you own your home, you build your own wealth, your monthly payment is locked in, and you benefit directly from home price appreciation. If you’re feeling the challenges of a competitive market, remember that…

5117 30th Ave S, Minneapolis MN 55417

5BR ~2BA ~ 2 Car Garage Rare find! Adorable 5 bed, 2 bath cottage that lives BIG tucked just a few blocks east of Lake Nokomis.With 3 of the 5 total bedrooms, ample closet space & a full bath on the upper level this feels like a 2 story home. 2 bedrooms & fully remodeled…

What Credit Score Do You Need for a Mortgage?

According to data from the most recent Origination Insight Report by Ellie Mae, the average FICO® score on closed loans reached 753 in February. As lending standards have tightened recently, many are concerned over whether or not their credit score is strong enough to qualify for a mortgage. While stricter lending standards could be a challenge for some, many buyers may be…

Why It’s Easy to Fall in Love with Homeownership

Some Highlights Homeownership provides comfort, stability, and security, and it makes you feel more connected to your community. Your home is something to be proud of and is uniquely yours, so you can customize it to your heart’s desire. If you’re ready to fall in love with a home of your own, let’s connect to…

A Historic Rebound for the Housing Market

Pending Home Sales increased by 44.3% in May, registering the highest month-over-month gain in the index since the National Association of Realtors (NAR) started tracking this metric in January 2001. So, what exactly are pending home sales, and why is this rebound so important? According to NAR, the Pending Home Sales Index (PHS) is: “A leading indicator of housing activity,…

Are You Ready for the Summer Housing Market?

As the health crisis started making its way throughout our country earlier this spring, sellers have been cautious about putting their homes on the market. This hesitation stemmed primarily from fear of the spread of the coronavirus, and understandably so. This abundant caution has greatly impacted the number of homes for sale and slowed the…

Will Home Values Appreciate or Depreciate in 2020?

With the housing market staggered to some degree by the health crisis the country is currently facing, some potential purchasers are questioning whether home values will be impacted. The price of any item is determined by supply as well as the market’s demand for that item. Each month the National Association of Realtors (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real…

648 3rd Ave NW New Brighton MN 55112

3BR ~ 1BA ~ 2 Car Garage Are you ready for an attached garage and a great school district? This home has been meticulously maintained! 3 Bedrooms and 1+ Bath on the main level. A large sunny living room! Beautiful hardwood floors. There is so much potential here with amazing square footage on the main…

5371 Raymond Ave Mounds View MN 55112

3 Bedrooms ~ 1 Bathroom ~ 1 Car Garage This adorable home feels so fresh, clean and new! Easy to just move in and enjoy with brand new floors and paint throughout the main level. Great updates in the kitchen including new counters and sink. Plenty of space to play and entertain in the backyard….

1520 Edgewater Avenue Arden Hills MN 55112

3 Bedrooms ~ 3 Bathrooms ~ 2 Car Attached Garage Midcentury Original 1st time available! Gorgeous setting just 15 minutes from both Minneapolis and St. Paul with with mature trees and access to Lake Johanna just around the corner.Many original details are still intact!The open space on the main level is fantastic including a garden…