Here’s the latest real estate news around Minnesota of interest to property buyers, home sellers, renters, landlords, property managers and the generally home-curious.
The First Week of April is the Best Time to List a Home For Sale. Homes listed the first week of April see 14% more views, 5% less competition, and sell 6 days faster. They also see nearly 6% higher prices! Can you get a cash offer on your house? Complete this form and find out.
Credit Score Myths: What Really Hurts You and What Doesn’t. Your credit history is key to so many aspects of your financial life, It’s a shock, then, to discover that there’s a lot of misinformation about what actually affects your credit report, which determines the three-digit score that sums up your creditworthiness.
Supreme Court makes it harder for borrowers to fight foreclosures in non-judicial states. “Ultimately, this should have the effect of reducing the cost that lenders/servicers [bear] in terms of getting to a final foreclosure in these states as the FDCPA lawsuits delay this process significantly. At the end of the day, this decision will eliminate thousands of these lawsuits in non-judicial foreclosure states like Massachusetts, California, Colorado, and Minnesota.”
City looks to bolster renter protections. The Renter-First Policy lays out a framework for future City policies that would strengthen disciplinary measures for negligent landlords and make property information easier to access for renters and landlords. Sick of renters or repairs? Find out if you can get an offer on your home from us instead. Call us 612-470-3789 or complete this form here and instantly find out if you qualify.
Here’s our top tip of the week: 13 Great Tips for New Homeowners and First-Time Home Buyers. New homeowners take heart. Experienced DIYers share their tips about what to do – or not do – after moving in.
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