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Did someone die in your home?

The older a home is the more likely it is that someone died in the home. I know my mother in law died at home as did my next door neighbor. I would never ask one of my clients if

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Getting it in writing

Getting something in writing certainly isn’t a new idea but every now and then I meet someone who is personally offended if I ask for something in writing. Recently another real estate agent was most offended when I would not

First Time Home Buyers

How to save a little money

I usually reserve these bits of wisdom for my children and my nieces but there are some fairly easy ways to save money. One way is to keep an older car instead of buying a news one. Cars are very

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Housing style and neighborhood

If you are looking for a rambler or a split level home with a two car attached garage I would not bother looking in the downtown area but you might find some in the western park of Highland Park.  If

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How fast can a cash sale/purchase close?

I am currently working on a cash purchase with a home buyer. She made the offer about a week ago and wants to close today. Usually closings occur at least 30 days after we have an accepted offer because that

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TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule = TRID

TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule – also know as TRID. You just know that a law or regulation is complicated when there are so many initials being used that someone needs to come up with an abbreviation for the abbreviation. TILA


Teresa Boardman
Realtor®, MN,
Licensed Broker
Boardman Realty

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