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3 Things Every Senior Should Look For In A New Home By Guest Blogger Kent Elliott

Are you looking for a perfect new home for your golden years? If it’s been a while since you’ve shopped for a new home, you may need to update your expectations about what that perfect golden

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Homebuyers Are In The Mood To Buy Today

Homebuyers Are in the Mood to Buy TodayAccording to the latest FreddieMac Quarterly Forecast, mortgage interest rates have fallen to historically low levels this spring and they’re projected

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Real Estate Will Lead The Economic Recovery

Real Estate Will Lead the Economic RecoveryWith more U.S. states reopening for business this summer, and as people start to return to work, we can expect the economy to begin improving. Most expert

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Top Reasons To Own Your Home

Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights June is National Homeownership Month, and it’s a great time to consider the benefits of owning your own home. If you’re in a

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6 Reasons To Hire An Agent To Help You Sell Your Property

6 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Realtor versus Selling Your House on Your OwnThere are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During

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Will The Housing Market Turn Around In 2020

Will the Housing Market Turn Around This Year?Today, many people are asking themselves if they should buy or sell a home in 2020. Some have shifted their plans or put them on hold over the past

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Top Financial Benefit Of Homeownership

#1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership: Family WealthWhile growing up, we were taught by our parents and grandparents that owning a home is a financially savvy move. They explained how a mortgage is

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2020 Homeowner Wish List

2020 Homeowner Wish List [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights In a recent study by realtor.com, homeowners noted some of the main things they would change about their homes to make them more.

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Clarifying Versus Terrifying The Unemployment Report

Unemployment Report: No Need to Be TerrifiedLast Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its latest jobs report. It revealed that the economic shutdown made necessary by

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5 Quick Ways To Brighten Up Any Room

Whether getting your home prepped to sell, getting ready for an event or just wanting a fresher look - sometimes accomplishing what you want can be a lot easier than you think.

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Will Home Values Appreciate Or Depreciate The Remainder Of The Year

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

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US Homeownership Rate Rises To Highest Point In 8 Years

U.S. Homeownership Rate Rises to Highest Point in 8 YearsFor nearly two months, most of us have been following strict stay-at-home orders from our state and local governments. It is a whole new way

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Why Some Are Confused About The Economic Recovery

Confused About the Economic Recovery? Here’s Why.As we continue to work through the health crisis that plagues this country, more and more conversations are turning to economic recovery. While we

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Home Equity Is A Bright Spark In Housing Market

Why Home Equity Is a Bright Spark in the Housing MarketGiven how we have seen more unemployment claims than ever before over the past several weeks, fear is spreading widely. Some good news,,

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Uncertainty Abounds In The Sear

Uncertainty Abounds in the Search for Economic Recovery TimetableEarlier this week, we discussed how most projections from financial institutions are calling for a quick V-shaped recovery

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Keys To Selling Your House Virt

Keys to Selling Your House VirtuallyIn a recent survey by realtor.com, people thinking about selling their homes indicated they’re generally willing to allow their agent and some

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Todays Expert Insight On The Housing Market INFOGRAPHIC

Today’s Expert Insight on the Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at NAR, home prices are forecasted to rise. Results from

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What Impact Might COVID19 Have On Home Values

What Impact Might COVID-19 Have on Home Values?A big challenge facing the housing industry is determining what impact the current pandemic may have on home values. Some buyers are hoping for major

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What If I Need To Sell Now And Dont Know If Its The Best Time

What If I Need to Sell My Home Now? What Can I Do?Every day that passes, people have a need to buy and sell homes. That doesn’t stop during the current pandemic. If you’ve had a major life

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Americans Are Sitting On Tremendous Equity

Americans Are Sitting on Tremendous EquityMore than half of homes in America have at least 50% equity. Wondering how much equity you have? Let's connect.Watch

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Rise to the Top of the Pool by Selling Your House TodayWith the release of the latest Economic Pulse Flash Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), results

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How To TestDrive A Neighborhood While Sheltering In Place INFOGRAPHIC

How to Test-Drive a Neighborhood While Sheltering in Place [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights Staying at home doesn’t mean your search for a new place needs to come to a standstill. Check out&

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Why The Housing Market Is A Powerful Economic Driver

Why the Housing Market Is a Powerful Economic DriverWith businesses starting to slowly open back up again in some parts of the country, it’s important to understand how housing can have a major

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Buying A Home Right Now Easy No Smart Yes

Buying a Home Right Now: Easy? No. Smart? Yes.Through all the volatility in the economy right now, some have put their search for a home on hold, yet others have not. According to ShowingTime,

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Welcome Home Team Virtual HomeBuying Guide

For More Information or to schedule a no-obligation consultation : http://cindy.weluhometeam.net  or call 952-484-2953 ;

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What If I Need To Sell My Home Now

What If I Need to Sell My Home Now? What Can I Do?Every day that passes, people have a need to buy and sell homes. That doesn’t stop during the current pandemic. If you’ve had a major life

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How Technology Is Enabling The Real Estate Process

How Technology Is Enabling the Real Estate ProcessToday’s everyday reality is pretty different than it looked just a few weeks ago. We’re learning how to do a lot of things in new ways, from how

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Client And Community Service Announcement From Our Team To You

To Search Homes Online, Get Neighborhood Information, Ask Questions, etc... please download the KW App at this link:  http://app.kw.com

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Yes You Can Still Afford A Home

Yes, You Can Still Afford a HomeThe residential real estate market has come roaring out of the gates in 2020. Compared to this time last year, the number of buyers looking for a home is up 20%,

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5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like The Last Time

5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last TimeWith all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another

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Aging And Senior Care Resources In Eden Prairie

When it comes to Assisted and Senior Care communities, Caring.com has taken the stress out of endless searching for the best facilities. They have compiled an extensive list of the communities

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An Introductory Guide To Purchasing Accessible Property

If you've decided to buy your first home, you're no doubt full of excitement. Before you start browsing listings, however, there are some important preparatory steps to take—especially if you're

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Great News For Renters Wanting To Buy A Home

Great News for Renters Who Want to Buy a HomeRents in the United States have been skyrocketing since 2012. This has caused many renters to face a tremendous burden when juggling their housing

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6 Year High For Homeownership

Homeownership Rate on the Rise to a 6-Year HighRegardless of the lack of inventory on the market, the U.S. homeownership rate has climbed to a 6-year high. The United States Census Bureau 

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Why You Should List Your House Right Now

The #1 Reason to List Your House Right NowThe success of the U.S. residential real estate market, like any other market, is determined by supply and demand. This means we need to look at how many

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Painless First Steps For Selling Your Home In Eden Prairie

Selling your Eden Prairie home is a major undertaking with many facets, so often deciding where to start can delay liftoff. Since there is no actual “right” place to begin, like

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5 Reasons To Sell This Winter

Below are five compelling reasons to list your house this winter.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that

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VA Home Loans By The Numbers

Some Highlights: The Veterans Administration (VA) Home Loan is a benefit that is available to more than 22 million veterans and 2 million active duty service members to help them

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Know Your Options Before Buying A Home

When you’re ready to buy, you’ll need to determine if you prefer the charm of an existing home or the look and feel of a newer build. With limited existing home inventory available

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The 1 Reason To List Your House In The Winter

Many sellers believe spring is the best time to put their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year. What they don’t realize is if every homeowner

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New Map Shows Wide Variations In Home Radon Testing Across State

https://mndatamaps.web.health.state.mn.us/interactive/radon.htmlWith Minnesota homes shut tight against the cold, dangerous levels of cancer-causing radon gas can build up during the winter months.

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One Key Element Distinguishes A True Twin Cities Luxury Home

When you are selling your Twin Cities luxury home, you are marketing to a narrow niche of the home-buying public. They’re high-end customers, certain to be very smart, business-savvy—and they

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Minneapolis Listing Stalking A Sport With Wide Appeal

It was right there in the entirely respectable Architectural Digest’s site: an article championing late-night stalking. Happily, it wasn’t the kind of stalking that winds up in a courtroom.

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Four Tips For MN Homeowners Bracing For Winter

Officially, it may not be winter in Minnesota yet, but the end of November is more than a signal to turn to the last page in 2017’s calendar. It’s definitely time for Minnesota residents to

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Minnesota Real Estates Unlikely New Player Is Amazon

Amazon has invaded the realm of real estate—but you couldn’t say it’s happening in a big way…It’s happening in a tiny way.  Last week the improbable news arrived that the web’s

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Timing Your Home Sale Can Be Controversial

Hardly anyone decides to put their own house up for sale without wondering whether there wouldn’t be a better time to do so. There are a couple of different ways to look at the timing of your

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Know Your Credit Score When Buying A Home

Knowing your credit score or getting a recent copy of your credit report is one of the first steps that you can take toward knowing how ready you are to start the home buying process.Make sure all

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