Congratulations to First-Time Homebuyers, Luke & Genevieve!

“When I first met Luke and Genevieve, they were facing a rent increase and had to make a decision on whether they were going to stay in their apartment or buy a home… within a week! They wanted to be close to work and were looking for a condo or townhome that fit their budget. […]

Twin Cities Market Update – July 20, 2018

As prices persistently rise and months of supply decrease in year-over-year comparisons, it continues to be an ideal time for more sellers to enter the market. Across the U.S., inventory levels are still lagging behind last year, but new listings have perked up nicely so far this year. This has been coupled with many announced […]

Four Years to get the PERFECT Home!

John & Kelly are friends of ours from church. We first started their home search about 4 years ago, when they were in their first townhome. However, the timing wasn’t right for them at that time, and the market conditions were more challenging for the sale of their townhome. However, we kept an eye and […]

Twin Cities Market Update – July 13, 2018

The unemployment rate rose to 4.0 percent in June 2018, marking the first increase in nearly a year. Economic forecasters are calling this a healthy increase indicative of more people being counted as entering the work force in an exceptional job market that added more than 213,000 paying jobs in June. Strong demand for workers […]

Twin Cities Market Update – July 6, 2018

The first half of the year in residential real estate fared as expected, with the most obvious markers continuing to be low inventory and higher prices. We are also seeing decreased affordability in many markets coupled with more urgency (lower days on market) and increased purchase offers (higher pending sales) ahead of perceived future rate […]

KC Half-Year Catch-Up!

  Thank you for your continued support and friendship! We’re grateful to have already helped 280 Happy Clients this year! We are well on our way to meeting our goal of helping 450 clients in 2018! Not only do we love seeing your smiling faces at the closing table… we also love seeing your smiling […]

Twin Cities Market Update – June 29, 2018

Sales across the nation have risen not only because this time of year typically offers an increase in residential real estate activity, but because this year in particular has proven to have strong economic and market conditions. While it’s still true that prices are rising and inventory is tightening, these long-standing trends have been happening […]

Meet Our Showing Agent, Cullen Hundertmark

  Each month, we introduce you to one of our amazing team members. Each member plays a role that contributes to the overall success of the team. This month, meet our Showing Agent, Cullen, and learn why it’s beneficial to have Showing Agents on a real estate team.

Restaurant Review of the Month – Costa Blanca Bistro

As the arrival of kid number four is quickly approaching, Cristina and I are taking time to get out on a few dates (we are pretty sure that once we have the fourth, no one will want to watch all four at the same time, so this could be the last “just us” dates we […]

Twin Cities Market Update – June 22, 2018

The Federal Reserve recently increased the federal funds rate by 0.25 percent, marking the second rate hike this year and seventh since late 2015. Two more 0.25 percent increases are expected by the end of the year. The 30-year mortgage rate did not increase, yet Fed action can have an indirect effect on the housing […]