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10 Things Everyone Should Know About Real Estate Investing

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Real Estate InvestingReal estate investing is gaining popularity in Minnesota, and if you’ve been giving it some thought, this guide will give you an

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Down Payment Strategy - Which One Is Right For You?

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logicbehind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and

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When Should You Stop Renting?

When Should You Stop Renting?When is it time to stop renting a home and seriously consider buying your own place? That’s a personal question and a very personal decision — it really

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4 Questions To Ask Before Buying A Home

Do you want to buy a home? (No, that isn’t one of the questions.) If the answer, however, is “yes,” then there are more questions you’ll need to ponder before you’re

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Ready to Upsize Your Home? Here is What You Need to Know!

Unfortunately, our homes don’t always grow with us. What may have initially worked fine for a single person, a young couple’s starter home, or a family with a newborn can quickly become

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Everything Buyers (And Sellers) Need To Know About Closing Costs

Everything Buyers (And Sellers) Need To Know About Closing CostsIf you’ve never bought a house before, then you might not be familiar with closing costs — and if you’ve never sold

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15 WAYS YOU CAN MAKE YOUR COMMUNITY SAFER

In a society where we refer to our homes as our castles, it makes sense that we also want to feel safe and secure in our residences. But as we spend more time inside looking at screens and less time

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HOW TO HELP YOUR ADULT KID BUY: ADVICE FOR MOM AND DAD

As a parent, it’s hard to watch your kids struggle with anything, but watching them struggle to buy a house can be especially tough. We all want the best for our offspring, and owning a home

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17 STEPS TO BUYING A HOME

Buying a home is one of those milestone life events that many of us have been dreaming about for ages — but there’s a reason why not everybody tries it as soon as they could. It’s

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