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Twin Cities Housing Market Update May 2023

Will the Spring Market Bloom or Bust? Twin Cities Housing Market Update May 2023 It's finally spring here in the Twin Cities. After a long, cold slog of a winter, there is green grass and tulips! We are seeing some signs of spring in the housing market, too, although not as much as we had hoped. This month, I look at the Twin Cities housing market trends from April and look at some historical data to try...

What Should You Do First, Buy a Home or Sell Your Home?

Which Should You Do First? Buy a Home or Sell Your Home You want to buy a new home and you need to sell your home. Are you feeling confused about which step comes first? You are not alone. This chicken-and-egg question is one of the first stumbling blocks that move-up, downsizing, and right-sizing buyers have to confront.Especially in this market, it can be tough to simultaneously navigate both...

5 Things You Should Know if You’re Buying a Home Before You Sell Your Home

Selling Your Home Before You Buy a New Home 5 Things You Should Know to avoid costly pitfalls Buying a new home before you sell your current home is definitely the preferred option, if you can financially afford to do so.  But buying a new home before you’ve sold your current home can also have some costly pitfalls. If your home doesn’t sell right away, or the sale is delayed or falls through, you...

Five Things You Must Do if You’re Selling Your Home Before You Buy a New Home

Selling Your Home Before You Buy a New Home Do These 5 Things You want to buy a new home, but for financial or other reasons you need to sell your current home first. In this seller’s market, you’re not alone. Even five years ago, buyers could get an offer accepted that was contingent on the sale of their existing home. In this market, few sellers are willing to consider any kind of...

Are You Moving to the Twin Cities? Here’s What You Need to Know

A quick look at Minneapolis, Saint Paul and the Greater Twin Cities Metro Are You Moving to the Twin Cities? Here's What You Need to Know Are you moving to the Twin Cities for work, school, or just for the lifestyle?  Buying a home in new city can be so confusing. I know. I’ve done it. Trying to figure where to live, understanding the housing market, and finding a home that meets your needs based on...

Is now a good time to sell my home

Is Now a Good Time to Sell My Home?

Is Now a Good Time to Sell My Home? Is now the right time to sell? That question is the holy grail for sellers, and answering it is even more important now that the market is shifting away from the crazy sellers' market of 2020 and 2021. In this blog, I’m going to walk through three important questions you need to answer before you decide whether this is the right time to sell your...

Pricing Your Home to Get Offers

In a shifting market, pricing is more important than ever Pricing Your Home to Get Offers The housing market is shifting. Does that mean the party over for home sellers? Did you miss your opportunity to get a great price for your home? https://youtu.be/hECIfNWse-c The short answer is ‘no’, but you can’t just plant a sign in the front yard and put your feet up anymore. Due to rising interest rates,...

Twin Cities Housing Market Update by J Trout Lowen Realtor

Twin Cities Housing Market Update December 2022

A Monthly Look at the Twin Cities Housing Market Trout's Twin Cities Housing Market Update for December 2022 With interest rates rising, you might be tempted to see the Twin Cities December housing market as nothing but a lump of coal. But for homebuyers, this market does offer some gifts. https://youtu.be/rj0TECJfYIw It’s the last month of the year and what a crazy year it’s been for the housing...

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