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To Properly Price Your Home, You Need To Know These 2 Things

In today’s market, you need an expert agent who can help price your house right from the start. Homeowners who make the mistake of overpricing their homes will eventually have to drop the price. This leaves buyers wondering if the price drop was caused by something wrong with the house. In reality, nothing is wrong- the price was just too high!

3 Reasons Why We Are Not Headed Toward Another Housing Crash

Quick Table of ContentsWith home prices softening, some are concerned that we may be headed toward the next housing crash. However, it is important to remember that today’s market is quite different than the bubble market of twelve years ago.Here are three key metrics that will explain why:HOME PRICESMORTGAGE STANDARDSFORECLOSURE INVENTORYBottom Line With home prices …

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Minneapolis Energy Disclosure Ordinance [2019]

Quick Table of ContentsThis Friday, February 15, 2019 the Minneapolis City Council approves new rules requiring energy disclosure.The City Council is expected to pass an ordinance giving homebuyers and renters access to more energy information.Here is a little more history and background information on the ordinance from Minneapolis Area Realtors® aka MARBACKGROUNDMAR’S CONCERNS:MAR’S RECOMMENDED ALTERNATIVES:WHAT ACTION HAS …

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Market Value vs Assessed Value

Understanding the true market home value is about more than pictures, software assessments and price-per-square-foot. Whether you’re a current homeowner thinking of selling or are house-hunting, it’s crucial you understand what factors affect home valuation. By partnering with a local market expert, sellers will avoid pricing their house out of the market (the kiss of death in real estate) …

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