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Old School Real Estate: Communication


As the tightest Twin Cities housing market in the last decade continues, houses are selling left and right in multiple offers and leaving many buyers disappointed. Regularly I am hearing stories of situations that went bad mostly due to poor agent to agent communication. In some of these situations, listing agents are not informing buyer agents of competing offers, buyers agents are not contacting the listing agent before an offer is submitted, or neither party is talking to one another at all. In such a … [Read more...]

Houses for Sale in Twin Cities Down Below 2006 Levels

twin cities housing inventory for sale november 2009

(Image courtesy MAAR, click for larger version) Houses for sale in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area have been dropping since May of this year; a sharp contrast to prior years where inventory stayed high until September.  New listings are down versus the same time last year and sales are so far ahead that inventory is dropping quickly.  This has lead to scarcity of inventory at certain price points, types and areas. This time of year brings both colder weather and a cooler housing market.  Buyer activity is lower … [Read more...]


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