Home Buying Benefits for our Vets

As Memorial Day weekend has come and gone, we want to continue to thank those who have sacrificed for the freedoms we enjoy. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter the words, but to live by them.“ – John F. Kennedy One of the benefitsContinue reading “Home Buying Benefits for our Vets”

Changes within the Real Estate Business

Many of us are getting used to this “new normal” of working at home, but how is it affecting Real Estate, a business is based upon personal connection and will it be here to stay? One of the biggest changes within Real Estate has been the cancellation of ALL Open Houses. This is a largeContinue reading “Changes within the Real Estate Business”

Cinco De Mayo, Margaritas & More!

Happy Cinco de Mayo! In lieu of this holiday, we decided to highlight a few fun facts and recipes in our blog. Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is NOT Mexico’s independence day. It is actually a celebration of a victory over France in a single battle during the Franco-Mexican War called the BattleContinue reading “Cinco De Mayo, Margaritas & More!”

Why Bloomington!?

“Where should I live?” Everyone asks this simple, yet important, question at some point. And the final decision impacts all areas of our lives, potentially for the rest of our life! Join us in the coming months as we explore many of the Minneapolis-St. Paul neighborhoods and communities to help provide some insight and guidanceContinue reading “Why Bloomington!?”

Different Types of Mortgages

Buying a home is both an exciting time and a scary time. It is easy to become overwhelmed and confused with the financing side of things. Having a basic understanding of the types of loan programs and having a good loan officer helps clarify the process of which loan is best for you.A few helpfulContinue reading “Different Types of Mortgages”

Are YOU Ready to be a Homeowner?

Has all this time spent at home convinced you that your space is too small, that you’re throwing your money away on rent or that you want to have the freedom to do home projects as you please? Well, let’s see if you’re ready for the next step! First things first, you have to saveContinue reading “Are YOU Ready to be a Homeowner?”

First-Time Home Buyer Tips & Tricks

First Time Home Buyer Start up Fund Minnesota has received national recognition for its’ support of first-time homebuyers and homeownership. There are over 80 different programs in Minnesota to help homeowners, primarily first-time homebuyers, get into homes. Assistance comes in many forms; down payment assistance, reduced mortgage insurance, grants, loan forgiveness, and reduced interest rates.Continue reading “First-Time Home Buyer Tips & Tricks”