minnetonka realtor: The real estate market has plenty of "fuel" for now.... - 05/11/17 09:12 AM
With housing prices appreciating at levels that far exceed historical norms, some are fearful that the market is heading for another bubble. To alleviate that fear, we just need to look back at the reasons that caused the bubble ten years ago.
We should do a brief review of the recent past here.....Over the last decade, demand for housing was artificially propped up because mortgage lending standards were way too lenient. People that were not qualified to purchase were able to attain a mortgage anyway. Prices began to skyrocket. This increase in demand caused homebuilders in many markets to overbuild.
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minnetonka realtor: The TRUE COST of home buyer "Procrastination" (Waiting!) - 05/07/17 08:02 AM
Procrastination can be a dirty word that costs you far more $$$ later, than it will now...
 
“Cost of Waiting to Buy” is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices and interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac predicts that interest rates will increase to 4.8% by this time next year, while home prices are predicted to appreciate by 4.9% according to CoreLogic. Waiting until next year to buy could cost you thousands of dollars a year for the life of your mortgage!  
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minnetonka realtor: Minnesota Realtor with strange name makes BIG fans! - 09/20/12 02:43 AM
Hello,
If you are thinking about buying or selling real estate, and you are not sure who to hire as your real estate agent, well take 15 seconds and watch this video. These are REAL clients of mine, and I really appreciated them doing this video for me... 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKDu7l-C0MU
 
Thanks for your attention,
Stieg Strand
 
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