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MAAR shines a light on a few of our members who have dedicated their time, talents and energy to serve in a volunteer leadership capacity in our communities. These REALTORS are change agents. They recognized a critical need in our community and took action to address those needs. Some of these members have established are
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Minneapolis, Minnesota (November 15, 2017) – The Twin Cities housing market is holding steady after both sales and prices reached record highs this year. In October, new listings were up 3.1 percent compared to last October but are on-track for a 2.0 percent decline for the year. Pending sales rose 3.9 percent for the month
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The “MGIC/MAAR Home Payment Report” is a quarterly overview of typical monthly payments on homes recently sold in the Twin Cities’ 50 most active real estate markets. Agents can download the report and forward it to prospects or include it in their own marketing pieces. The report is produced through a partnership between MAAR and
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It’s that time of year again. If you haven’t already, you’ll be logging into the portal and submitting your annual membership dues. And once again, you wonder… where does it go? Your dues payment is allocated among the three associations: 1. National Association of REALTORS®, 2. Minnesota Association of REALTORS® and 3. Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS®. These payments support
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The Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS® local RPAC Committee has decided to endorse the following candidates for public office. MAAR’s local candidate support process is available for member review. The Committee recommends these candidates and considers them pro-REALTORS® and pro-private property rights. Members who live in jurisdictions who are legally eligible to vote are encouraged
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The red-hot Twin Cities housing market is starting to cool off just a bit. While June 2017 marked an all-time record for Twin Cities home sales and prices, purchase demand declined from last year for a third consecutive month. New listings decreased 5.2 percent from September 2016 to 6,472, and pending sales dipped 1.7 percent.
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