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Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary To Purchase a Home?

There’s a common misconception that, as a homebuyer, you need to come up with 20% of the total sale price for your down payment. In fact, a recent survey by Lending Tree asks what is keeping consumers from purchasing a home. For over half of those surveyed, the ability to afford a down payment is the biggest hurdle. That

5-Star Omakase Dining Experience!

By: Cristina Edelstein-Skurat  Kerby and I went to Bambu Restaurant in Oakdale, it was an amazing Omakase dining experience. Omakase is the Japanese tradition of letting a chef choose your order. The word means “I will leave it to you.” It’s a tradition that gives the chef creative freedom and the customer a memorable dining

Reasons You Should Consider Listing This Fall

By: KCM If you’re trying to decide when to sell your house, there may not be a better time to list than right now. The ultimate sellers’ market we’re in today won’t last forever. If you’re thinking of making a move, here are four reasons to put your house up for sale sooner rather than

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2 Truths and a Lie: Twin Cities Real Estate Edition Can you Spot the Lie Correct Answer!

New Listings decreased 5.0% to 1,757 Pending Sales decreased 11.0% to 1,454 Inventory decreased 19.5% to 7,906 THE LIE IS “PENDING SALES INCREASED” Although summer has come to an end, experts are expecting an unusually busy fall market, as sellers continue putting more homes on the market, hoping to take advantage of record-high sales prices