Twin Cities Market Update – May 22, 2020

This week ATTOM Data Solutions released their Q1 2020 U.S. Home Equity and Underwater Report, showing that just over one in four homeowners have at least 50% equity in their homes. The Mortgage Bankers Association reported that mortgage applications were up again last week, which is further sign of strengthing buyer interest as much of […]

What is Forbearance?

If there is one word in the mortgage world today that gets thrown around more than any other since the COVID-19 pandemic started, it is forbearance. Forbearance is the act of refraining from the legal right to enforce payment of a debt. Most all servicers of mortgage debt in the past two months have enacted some level of allowance […]

Best Guacamole Recipe!

INGREDIENTS 4 ripe Hass avocados 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion 3 tablespoons freshly chopped chives 1/2 lemon juiced 1/2 lime juiced 2 teaspoons finely chopped jalapeño Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS Cut the avocados in half lengthwise. Remove the pit from the avocado and discard. Remove the avocado from the skin and place the avocado flesh into a bowl. Add […]

Home Improvement Projects to Tackle This Summer!

Summer is the perfect time to get started on your home improvement list. The weather is warm, making it easy to want to be outside soaking up the sunny days. From sprucing up the exterior, to adding shelving and organization in the garage, there are plenty of easy ways to improve your home this season! […]

Burnsville Coming Soon!

1509 W 140th St, Burnsville MN 55337 $210,000 2 beds | 2 bath | 1,568 sqft Perfect home to fit your needs. Comfortable and spacious house with large bedrooms as well as additional bonus space to use as an office, rec area, or expanded family room. Awesome updates including stainless steel appliances, washer, dryer, and other utilities. […]

What to expect when buying or selling this summer…

 To Our Kerby & Cristina Real Estate Experts Community — Like you, we’re monitoring the latest news about the coronavirus. That is why we are doing all we can to make sure we are here for you to meet your needs. Governor Tim Walz deemed real estate as an essential service early March, and […]

Twin Cities Market Update – May 15, 2020

The Mortgage Bankers Association reported a 12% increase in mortgage applications last week, reversing a trend of falling activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While a positive sign of buyer interest and future home buying activity, application volume was still 20% lower than a year ago. Initial unemployment claims came in at a little more […]

Saint Louis Park Coming Soon!

1673 Brunswick Avenue S, Saint Louis Park, MN 55416 $219,900 2 beds | 1 bath | 768 sqft Fabulous updated move in ready two bed one bath rambler available in quiet and convenient Saint Louis Park neighborhood! Walk into a bright sunny living room with bay window and new carpet. Spacious eat in kitchen has quartz countertops, […]

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 […]