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Finding the right lender is as important as finding the right home

Looking for your next home can be an exciting process, but finding the money to afford that new home may not be so exciting. Very few people have enough money on hand to buy a house with “cash,” so you will likely need to finance the purchase with a home loan. It’s highly recommended that even before you start your home search, you should find the right lender that can work with you to become “pre-approved” for a loan to buy your ideal home. With quality home inventory under $600,000 being very low and selling really quickly because of the high buyer demand, having your finances in order before you set out on your house hunt will give you an edge over other buyers.

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hunting for your next house?

It can be exhausting hunting for your next house, not to mention trying to decide which app or website to use. While these apps and websites are often easy and convenient, it seems like every year the number of these sites and apps grows exponentially, making the decision of where to start your search and knowing what information to trust even more difficult.

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The market is difficult for buyers

With quality inventory under $600,000 being very low, and with buyer demand at an all time high since the market crash, you may see and hear that some buyers are struggling to find success in the home buying process. Continue reading ..

Let’s do a quick mental game – clear your thoughts and try to recall one or two real estate companies here in Minnesota.

What made you think of those companies? Best guess is you have seen their signs around town since you were a kid, right? More than likely, they have been around for decades and have marketing budgets bigger than most companies have in total revenue.
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