News From Minnesota
Timely, relevant and useful information about Minnesota and other parts of the country related to real estate, finance and policy issues for homeowners and prospective homeowners (See our Archive of older stories).
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Data shows that across the state home prices are on the rise and with wages stagnating, these homes were becoming less and less affordable.
Read the story of Nick and Ashlea Garrison, a Millennial couple that bought a house in St. Paul’s in just a few weeks.
Student loan debt is an increasing problem in Minnesota and across the United States. It is impacting life decisions for many young adults, millennials and yes, even Americans approaching retirement age.
Minnesota homeowners are being asked to proactively protect their home ownership-related tax benefits by signing a petition asking the state legislature to keep the Mortgage Interest Deduction and other benefits in place.
The following steps are an excerpt from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Home Loan Toolkit; a clearly written and invaluable guide for home loan shoppers.
Buying a home in Minnesota is a big investment and you should feel at ease asking questions, and discussing the process with your loved ones and your lender.
Congratulations Minnesota homeowner! You’ve closed on your mortgage and are now the proud owner or owners of a new home.
The results have helped show that, contrary to what some believed, not everyone wants to live in an apartment downtown. Instead, about half want to live downtown or in areas where shops are walkable.
Minnesota REALTORS ran a successful a campaign to protect the mortgage interest deduction and homeownership statewide by educating REALTORS, legislators and homeowners statewide on the negative impacts of eliminating the MID and building a coalition of pro-housing supporters.