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Last week I saw an Infographic that really hit home on the real estate market showing how awesome it's been doing! Feel free to share this with your sphere of influence and get the word out that things are doing GREAT!
This was a quote from Barack Obama on August 6th of this year and it will be interesting how this whole operation shakes out. Obviously Fanny and Freddie have done their role in keeping the interest rates low while the economy rebounds. What happens if their role disappears? Two things would like...
$279,879 , 4 bedrooms, 1 full baths, 1 half baths, 2,400 square feet     Joey Torkildson | Edina Realty | (651) 210-1038 16769 Honeysuckle Ln, Eden Prairie, MN Four Bedroom, One Full Bathroom, One 3/4 Bathroom and Two Fireplaces. Not on the MLS yet - but worth a sneak peek! 4BR/1+1BA Single Fami...
I have been running into numerous situations where my buyer clients are losing out on the house they love! In some cases, they don't actually LOVE the house but it would really fit their needs fairly well! I wondered what the stat was for buyers around the country that were over bidding for the h...
This was an infographic from Keeping Current Matters last week and I thought it was very interesting. They are getting their data from the "Home Price Expectation Survey" but it shows exactly what has happened to prices. Use it to help your clients understand the past so it can help them understa...
$229,877 , 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 1 half baths, 1,804 square feet     Joey Torkildson | Edina Realty | (651) 210-1038 2971 David Cir, Little Canada, MN Great townhouse in a high demand area of Little Canada! There is nothing good for sale right now so don't wait!!! 2BR/2+1BA Townhouse   offer...
The National Association of Realtors recently came out with the stat that 41% of the current buying market was born in between the years 1946-1964. Now it's does not take a genius to realize that 41% of our current buying market are now the baby boomers. They are moving for numerous reasons, for ...
The title of my blog is a quote from a different blog I read this morning from Matthew Ferrara, a philosopher. Every professional Realtor out there should read this article! I think there are a large chunk of Realtors out there that get bent out of shape trying to figure out the best way to captu...
Ahhhhhh the challenge of trying to figure out where to invest your money. Do I put it in a Roth IRA, or a mutual fund? What about GOLD?! That seems popular these days!? Or should I take a gamble in the stock market, or better yet, VEGAS?! Let's see if you would have put all your money into one ba...
There are numerous buyers of all different kinds out there; investors, first time home buyers, empty nesters, and move up buyers. I think everyone needs to make sure to inform their potential move up buyers of the risk of waiting. Let's take a peek at what happened to the buyers who actually did ...

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