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IRS Clarifies Tax Deductions for Home Equity Loans

In the wake of the new tax law changes, many taxpayers were left wondering if their much-loved interest deductions on their home equity loans, home equity lines of credit (HELOC) and second mortgages were gone forever. Amid growing concern, ...

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The Home Buyer’s Guide to Getting Mortgage Ready

Don’t wait until you’re ready to move to start preparing financially to buy a home. If you’re like the vast majority of home buyers, you will choose to finance your purchase with a mortgage loan. By preparing in advance, you can avoid ...

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What Impact Will the New Tax Code Have on Home Values?

For years, homeowners have been benefiting from state and federal tax deductions. However, due to the sweeping tax legislation passed late in 2017, you may have heard some economists claiming home ownership has become less attractive and home v...

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Real Estate 2018: What to Expect

As we head into a new year, the most common question we receive is, “What’s the outlook for real estate in 2018?” It’s not just potential buyers and sellers who are curious; homeowners also want reassurance their home’s value i...

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Market Update: Low Inventory Fuels the Pace of Home Sales

As we enter the final month of 2017, the speed of the sales process continues to accelerate due to healthy buyer demand and low inventory. The time a home is actively on the market continues to decrease at all price points.  For buyers a...

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7 Reasons to List Your Home This Holiday Season

Traditionally the holiday season hasn’t been considered an ideal time to list your home for sale. The thought being potential home buyers were too preoccupied with party planning, cookie baking and of course gift buying to be out shopping for...

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Why Real Estate Investing Makes (Dollars and) Sense

INTRODUCTION Turn on the television or scroll through Facebook, and chances are you’ll see at least one advertisement for a group or “guru” who promises to teach you how to “get rich quick” through real estate investing. The truth ...

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Welcome Home: 10 Tips to Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Hometown Haven

"Communities work better (students perform better, crime rates are lower, kids are safer, people live longer) when neighbors know one another better. Knowing your neighbor on a first-name basis...is a surprisingly effective first step."  - R...

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How to Get the Most Money From the Sale of Your Home

Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensure that you get the highest price possible. 1. ...

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First-Time Homebuyer Savings Account Act

Without a doubt, one of the largest obstacles in buying your first home is coming up with funds for down payment and closing costs. However, saving for a new home in Minnesota just got easier thanks to a new law supporting first-time homebu...

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