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For Home Sellers

The 1980′s called and . .

The 1980′s called and they want the wall paper back. There are homes on the market with 1980′s style kitchens and those homes do sell. Some of those kitchens are beautiful but the wall paper borders have to go and

For Home buyers

Unmotivated buyers and sellers

What happens when the buyer does not need to buy and the seller does not have to sell? Simple there is no sale. At least one party needs to be motivated or the whole thing kind of caves in. I

For Home buyers

Closing costs

Often home buyers ask sellers to pay some of their closing costs because sometimes they don’t have enough cash for a downpayment and closing costs. Usually the seller is paying them with money that the buyer is borrowing. For example

First Time Home Buyers

Afraid of snakes?

I know I am on a roll this week writing about icky stuff but there are people who are deathly afraid of snakes. Several years ago I sold a home in St. Paul in the west 7th area. The neighborhood

For Home buyers

Minnesota termites

Many states require termite inspections before real estate can change hands.  None are required in Minnesota because there are no termites here.   That is why I was astounded a few years ago when I sold a home that was infested

First Time Home Buyers

A broken promise

Even though we have an app for just about everything and homes for sale can easily be found on the internet on a zillion websites people still like old school paper brochures. Home buyers and interested neighbors rely on for-sale brochures


Teresa Boardman
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