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April 4, 2016 | Tags: Is the Lack of Housing Inventory... [caption id="attachment_7795" align="alignnone" width="622"] Original Artwork by Ross Auger, 2016[/caption] Is the Lack of Housing Inventory Taking the Spring Out of Your Market?It’s no secret that we're experiencing an inventory shortage. Consumers and real estate professionals are feeling the frustration of a low housing supply after submitting multiple offers without success. This trend is not unique… Read More
March 31, 2016 | Tags: Rental Density Laws – Do They Help or Hurt? On Monday, March 28, 2016, the City of Brooklyn Center introduced an ordinance that would limit the number of rental licenses issued for single family homes throughout the city. The proposal would cap the number of available rental licenses to 30 percent of the single family homes per block in R1 and R2 zoning districts.Very… Read More
March 28, 2016 | Tags: Apps to Simplify Your Next Tax Season Apps to simplify your next tax season There are many exciting parts of managing your own business, but tracking tax deductions may not be one of them. Each year, your accountant expects certain items to be documented and organized to some extent. Everyone has a different bookkeeping style, but if you’re struggling to keep track… Read More
March 14, 2016 | Tags: February News Release Buyer and Seller Activity Increase as Spring Market and Warm Weather ArriveFebruary Pending sales rose 6.7 percent while new listings increased 3.0 percent. The all-too-familiar supply crunch continued as inventory levels fell 19.4 percent to 10,953 active properties. Prices continued their steady climb back towards 2006 levels. The median sales price gained a sustainable 3.7… Read More
February 29, 2016 | Tags: POTW | Prior Lake       Keep heading south on the upgraded State Highway 13 past Savage and you'll soon find yourself in lovely Prior Lake. Home to about 25,000 people, Prior Lake is situated in rapidly-growing Scott County in an area some call "South of the River." This community is just a 25 mile (30 min) drive to downtown Minneapolis.Based on the market-wide median sales price, it… Read More
February 12, 2016 | Tags: Get to Know President Judy Shields  Get to Know 2016 MAAR President, Judy Shields Judy was recently inducted as the 2016 MAAR President. She is excited to be president and is ready to represent the real estate community and govern the association. We wanted everyone to get a chance to get to know Judy a little better so we set up an interview… Read More