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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 MGIC
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Housing demand is strong and supply is low. That’s been the story for a few years. But there is some early evidence that things could be starting to loosen up. That said, buyers shopping this spring will still face stiff competition. The lack of inventory combined with rising prices is encouraging some sellers to stay
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From colder-than-average temperatures to a record-breaking snow storm, this spring has been anything but normal. While those searching for homes have seen more options since January or February, they’re still seeing fewer options compared to last year. That’s capped sales activity—particularly at the entry-level prices—and the lack of inventory combined with rising prices is encouraging
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Congratulations to our 2018 Scholarship Recipients. Ken Colston and Lyndon Smith received the Jean Leake Emerging Markets Scholarship and Susan Jackson was awarded the Ann Brockhouse Future Leader Scholarship. Recipients will meet with Minnesota legislators, walk the halls of the Capitol while attending the National Association of REALTORS® Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo in Washington
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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 MGIC
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Comprehensive Planning Process Catches Increased Attention The city of Minneapolis is in the process of completing its ‘Minneapolis 2040’ draft Comprehensive Plan. The plan will shape how the city will grow and change. The draft covers topics such as housing, job access, the design of new buildings and how we use our streets. While comprehensive
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