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First Time Home Buyers

homeownership can help build wealth

After the crash of the housing market homeownership kind of got a bad rap which makes sense because there were so many people who had negative equity. Things are better today. More people have equity and home values are rising. There are

First Time Home Buyers

One home sale does not an expert make

It is common for my clients to tell me that they have this friend who had this particular situation when they purchased of sold a home and based on that piece of information they want to take some kind of

First Time Home Buyers

Getting a home inspection

Buyers are strongly encouraged to make inspection contingent offers and get a complete home inspection. Right now the best home inspectors are very busy. There are several inspectors I can recommend. I have worked with them and I know that they

First Time Home Buyers

Closings don’t always happen on time

By a closing I mean the closing of a sale of a home. If the buyer is using any kind of financing there will be a closing and a lot of things need to happen before the purchase can close.

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Agent, Broker, Realtor?

Last week a couple of home buyers asked me to explain what a real estate broker is. I have been asked that question before so I decided to write an article that I can use over and over again. A

First Time Home Buyers

Down payments

Yesterday I was reading some advice written for first time home buyers about how they can save up for a downpayment. The article had some great ideas but the  author stated that 20% down is common. Actually it isn’t common.


Teresa Boardman
Realtor®, MN,
Licensed Broker 20624860
Boardman Realty LIC 40419051

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