Homebuyer Traffic Is on the Rise

One of the biggest surprises of 2020 is the resilience of the residential real estate market. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), is now forecasting that more homes will sell this year than last year. He’s also predicting home sales to increase by 8-12% next year. There’s strong evidence that he will be right. ShowingTime, a leading showing […]

Twin Cities Market Update – September 11, 2020

Mortgage rates continue to remain near all-time lows. This week, mortgage giant Freddie Mac reported that average rates on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage were 2.91% with an average of .8 points, just slightly above the record-low rate of 2.88% recorded earlier in the month. The Federal Reserve has announced that they will be adopting a […]

Winter Ready Checklist: 3 Must Do Tasks

Ready or not, winter is on the way! Here are 3 must do tasks to prepare your home for the winter months. 1. Inspect your furnace and heat pump Be sure your systems are clean and in good shape before the colder days! Get in with a technician before their schedules fill up. 2. Clean […]

Brooklyn Center Coming Soon!

3106 Thurber Road, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429 $229,900 2 beds | 2 baths | 1,939 sqft Wonderfully maintained rambler in a prime location! This two-bedroom, two-bathroom home is exactly what you’ve been looking for! Recent updates include a new furnace and AC(2018), new water heater(2019), new refrigerator & Stove(2020), new patio with refreshed landscaping. There is even […]

Homebuyer Demand Is Far Above Last Year’s Pace

Homebuying has been on the rise over the past few months, with record-breaking sales powering through the market in June and July. Buyers are actively purchasing homes, and the momentum is continuing into the fall. It is, however, becoming harder for buyers to find homes to purchase. If you’ve been thinking about selling your house, the coming […]

Victoria Coming Soon!

2445 Lakeview Road, Victoria, MN, 55386 $489,900 4 beds | 3 baths | 2,756 sqft This move-in ready home in Victoria has a beautiful kitchen perfect for entertaining that opens to a spacious family room! Large center island, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Laundry and four bedrooms up including a spacious owners suite with walk-in closet […]

Plymouth Coming Soon!

2240 Ranchview Lane N, #82 Plymouth, MN 55447 $179,900 2 beds | 1 baths | 1,080 sqft Original owner wonderfully maintained two-bed one-bath two story townhome in desirable Plymouth neighborhood! Open floor plan includes living room with abundant natural light, gas fireplace and sliders to patio. Kitchen has laminate wood flooring, breakfast bar, and is open to […]

Twin Cities Market Update – September 4, 2020

New construction activity continues to show strength, reaching pre-COVID-19 levels. The latest report from the Commerce Department and U.S. Housing and Urban Development shows total housing production is up 22.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of nearly 1.5 million units, the highest rate since February. Lumber prices have surged more than 110% since mid-April, […]

Brooklyn Park Coming Soon!

9219 Hampshire Avenue N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 $399,900 5 beds | 4 baths | 3,104 sqft Beautiful newly remodeled from top to bottom 5 bed, 4 bath two story in Brooklyn Park! Open floor plan includes large living room with gas fireplace, informal dining and kitchen with white cabinetry, tile backsplash, center island, quartz countertops, stainless […]

The Top Reasons People Are Moving This Year

Today, Americans are moving for a variety of different reasons. The current health crisis has truly re-shaped our lifestyles and our needs. Spending extra time where we currently live is enabling many families to re-evaluate what homeownership means and what they find most important in a home. According to Zillow: “In 2020, homes went from the […]