Category Archives: Twin Cities Real Estate Information

A Historic Rebound for the Housing Market

Pending Home Sales increased by 44.3% in May, registering the highest month-over-month gain in the index since the National Association of Realtors (NAR) started tracking this metric in January 2001. So, what exactly are pending home sales, and why is this rebound so important? According to NAR, the Pending Home Sales Index (PHS) is: “A leading indicator of housing activity,…

Are You Ready for the Summer Housing Market?

As the health crisis started making its way throughout our country earlier this spring, sellers have been cautious about putting their homes on the market. This hesitation stemmed primarily from fear of the spread of the coronavirus, and understandably so. This abundant caution has greatly impacted the number of homes for sale and slowed the…

Will Home Values Appreciate or Depreciate in 2020?

With the housing market staggered to some degree by the health crisis the country is currently facing, some potential purchasers are questioning whether home values will be impacted. The price of any item is determined by supply as well as the market’s demand for that item. Each month the National Association of Realtors (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real…

Looking to the Future: What the Experts Are Saying

As our lives, our businesses, and the world we live in change day by day, we’re all left wondering how long this will last. How long will we feel the effects of the coronavirus? How deep will the impact go? The human toll may forever change families, but the economic impact will rebound with a…

5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last Time

With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. The feeling is understandable. Ali Wolf, Director of Economic Research at the real estate consulting firm Meyers Research, addressed this point in a recent interview: “With…

Should I Sell My House This Year?

If one of the questions you’re asking yourself today is, “Should I sell my house this year?” the current Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) should boost your confidence as it relates to the current selling sentiment in the housing market. Even with all the information overload in the media circling around talk of a…

1055 Matilda Street, Saint Paul MN 55117

5 Bedroom ~ 1 Bath ~ 2 Car Garage MLS #4889099 Newer windows and siding! Gorgeous Hardwood Floors throughout both main & upper levels. Kitchen has been restored & updated with beautiful original cabinetry & newer appliances. 2 spacious bedrooms on the upper level with enough space for an office area as well. Enchanting porch…

2080 James Avenue, Saint Paul MN 55105

4 Bedroom ~ 2 Bath ~ 2 Car Garage Offered at $299,995 Amazing opportunity in Mac Grove! 4BR up and a full bath upstairs with 1/2 bath on the main level. Hardwood floors throughout both levels.  Just a few blocks from the river road trails and Highland Village! So many walkable shops and restaurants! Furnace…

3136 Ridgewood Rd., Arden Hills, MN 55112

3 Bedroom ~ 3 Bath ~ Attached Garage Offered at $285,000 Beautiful sandy neighborhood beach has a spot for your kayak or canoe, a dock & raft for sunny summer memories at the lake!  The bright kitchen overlooks a cute natural patio space. Wooden ceiling and beams throughout give character to the space. Could be…

Top 10 things to look for in a Town Home Association

Buying a town home or condo where all the exterior maintenance is covered by the association fee can be a very attractive option for buyers that don’t have the time and/or energy to worry about mowing the lawn/gardening, etc.  As you take a look at the options available, it is important to make sure the association…