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There’s no shortage of ways to measure housing market performance. If home prices are your favorite barometer of market vitality, we encourage you to check out absorption rates, percent of list price received and days on market as well. But there’s also no shortage of ways just to measure home prices. Here at MAAR, we
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INTERVIEW: Nicole Knuckles of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage 1. Give us the background story on Wells Fargo Home Mortgage (WFHM)? Wells Fargo Home Mortgage is the nation’s leading originator and servicer of residential mortgages. With 164 years of home lending experience, we get how emotional the connection to a home is for our customers. For two-thirds
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If you find yourself strolling down a cobblestone street surrounded by beautiful, historic mansions near the bluffs overlooking downtown St. Paul, there’s a good chance you’re in Crocus Hill. Even though it’s not a valid pre-defined area in Matrix, it spans from Lexington to 35E and from St. Clair to Summit. The following visuals are
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1. What are you most looking forward to in your new role? I’m excited about working with an organization with an excellent reputation nationally. I’m a member-driven person who wants to make sure our benefits match what the members need. Homes are a consumers’ single, most expensive investment decision of their lives. Our members help them
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Occupying approximately eight square miles of land off the southwest shore of Lake Minnetonka, Victoria is home to about 8,400 souls. Twins fans have a relatively pleasant (most days) 25.5 mile drive from Victoria to Target Field. Throw in some rain, snow or construction, and all bets are off. On warmer days, residents can enjoy
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Located along the southeastern shore of Lake Harriet, Lynnhurst is a mostly residential neighborhood in the Southwest Community of Minneapolis. Most homes in the area were built prior to the 1940s. With easy access to the Chain of Lakes, regional transportation networks and employment opportunities, it’s no surprise this neighborhood is so popular for residents
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