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Position Announcement The Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS® (MAR), is currently conducting a search for an exceptional executive to lead the Association in the capacity of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Association is seeking an intuitive and visionary leader with a mindset for new possibilities and the willingness and capability to forge a new path.
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Minneapolis Area REALTORS® 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
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As sentiments regarding the direction of housing markets have changed, it’s worth remembering two key facts. First, all housing is local—what’s happening in San Francisco, Seattle and Denver is not reflective of the Minneapolis-St. Paul market. Second, the housing market faces fewer risks than in the mid-2000s. After years of strong buyer activity and weak
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The Minneapolis City Council approved a provision designed to preserve affordable rental housing. Provisions amending title 12 chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances referred to as Advance Notice of Sale requires the owners of certain multifamily properties to give the city a 60-day notice prior to making an ‘Affordable Housing Building’ available for
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After years of strong buyer activity and weak seller activity, the market tides seem to finally be shifting back toward balance. Strong demand and weak supply have created an environment that favors sellers. But if anything can be called a constant in the market—it’s change. Four of the last five months showed increases in new
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More sellers are feeling optimistic about listing their homes just as humidity, cabin weekends and food-on-a-stick give way to rakes, school buses and sweater vests. Compared to last August, Twin Cities sellers listed 7.6 percent more homes on the market. That was the largest increase since late-2015. Although buyers signed 2.9 percent fewer contracts than
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