4 Major Incentives To Sell This Summer

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

While the housing market forecast for the second half of the year remains positive, there may not be a better time to sell than right now. Here are four things to consider if you’re trying to decide if now’s the right time to make a move. 1. Your House Will Likely Sell Quickly According to the most […]

Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home

Thursday, July 1st, 2021

You may have been told that it’s important to get pre-approved at the beginning of the homebuying process, but what does that really mean, and why is it so important? Especially in today’s market, with rising home prices and high buyer competition, it’s crucial to have a clear understanding of your budget so you stand out to sellers as a […]

Top 5 Reasons Homeowners Plan to Sell This Year

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Homeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Housing inventory is incredibly low, driving up buyer competition. This gives homeowners leverage to sell for the best possible terms, and it’s fueling a steady rise in home prices. In such a hot market, houses are selling quickly. According to the National […]

Is the Real Estate Market Finally Returning to “Normal”?

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

Don’t Be Fooled by Remarkable Real Estate Headlines Don’t be impressed by the headlines reporting year-over-year housing numbers for the next several months (data covering March, April, May, and June). The data will most likely show eye-popping one-year increases. While the year-over-year jumps will certainly be striking, consumers should take these numbers with a grain […]

Secure a Low Mortgage in Minnesota today!

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

Planning to Move? You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next Home This year, mortgage rates have started to slowly climb above recent record-breaking lows. Many homeowners planning to move may feel like they’ve missed the chance to score a great rate on their next mortgage. In reality, there’s still time to secure a […]

$82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home Today in Minnesota

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home Today The financial benefits of buying a home as compared to renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored – the ability to build wealth as a homeowner. Most experts are calling for home prices to continue appreciating over the […]

Homeownership in Minnesota Is Full of Financial Benefits

Friday, April 16th, 2021

Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits A Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today’s power-packed housing market. Here are the top four financial benefits of owning a home according to consumer respondents: 88% – a better chance of saving for retirement 87% – the […]

Tips on Getting your Offer Accepted in today’s Sellers Market!

Friday, April 9th, 2021

BUYER STRATEGIES: Tips on Getting your Offer Accepted! Living in a Sellers Market makes a Buyers world more difficult. Check out these tips on getting your offer to stand out from the crowd and accepted.  

A New Message from The Smith Team – Buyer Strategies on Getting an Offer Accepted!

Friday, April 9th, 2021

A Message from The Smith Team – Twin Cities Housing Market | Mortgage Rates and Purchasing Power

Friday, April 2nd, 2021