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First Time Home Buyers

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

For Home Sellers

How not to price a home

I see this all the time. I call it “mine is better than yours pricing”. The phenomena usually occurs when there is a home on the market  and a neighbor decided to put their house on the market too. When

For Home buyers

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

For Home Sellers

Sellers Beware

If you have a for sale sign in front of your house and you see someone walking around outside and looking at it that doesn’t necessarily mean they are interested in buying it. They may even knock on the door

For Home buyers

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

For Home buyers

Houses are bait

Each year I work with buyers who ask me about homes that they find on the internet that are listed for sale. Sometimes they find the home on the Zillow website and ask why they see it there but not


Teresa Boardman
Realtor®, MN,
Licensed Broker
Boardman Realty

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