Negotiate Your Best House Buy

Negotiate Your Best House Buy Keep your emotions in check and your eyes on the goal, and you’ll pay less when purchasing a home. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2014 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®  Read more »

What You Should Know About Your Home and Your 2013 Taxes

What You Should Know About Your Home and Your 2013 Taxes It’s the last year for three sweet home tax benefits, but the first for a way simpler home office deduction. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2014 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®  Read more »

8 Places to Go When Your Mortgage Lender Says No

8 Places to Go When Your Mortgage Lender Says No New mortgage rules draw some pretty clear lines about who should — and shouldn’t — get a mortgage. If you fall outside the lines and your lender says no, you have eight other options. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2014 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®  Read more »

January’s bitter cold puts Twin Cities home sales on ice

Home sales dropped last month along with the temperature.  A scarcity of new listings combined with the extreme cold led to a 13% decline in homes sold in January from one year ago.  On a positive note sellers saw an 12.4% increase in the median sales price to $179,000 and were receiving on average 93.5% of their asking price.   The strong data for sellers despite the winter weather points to an opportunity for sellers to get a jump on the spring market. Full Article- Buchta, J. (2014, February... Read more »

5 Tips for Buying a Foreclosure

5 Tips for Buying a Foreclosure Get prequalified for a loan and set aside funds, and you’ll be ready to purchase a foreclosed home. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2014 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®  Read more »

How Much Snow is Too Much Snow on Your Roof?

How Much Snow is Too Much Snow on Your Roof? Here’s what you need to know about snow on your roof and whether or not to remove it. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2014 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®  Read more »

How to Assess the Real Cost of a Fixer-Upper

How to Assess the Real Cost of a Fixer-Upper House When you buy a fixer-upper house, you can save a ton of money, or get yourself in a financial fix. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2014 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®  Read more »

Inside Twin Cities’ housing market rebound: It’s real, but uneven

The Twin Cities is now entering its third year of gains in sales and home prices.  The real estate market in the Twin Cities continues to improve along with the local economy and lower jobless rates in the region.  This recovery is noticeably uneven in some areas throughout the Twin Cities.  Several markets, including many in Minneapolis sellers have seen sales prices that would have exceeded the peak of their market while some suburban homeowners are still probably years away from recovering... Read more »