News From Minnesota
Time to Hold Congress Accountable
Make sure Congress knows that you support programs that support property owners. Go to the American Property Owners Alliance now and sign the petition. (external link) Learn more.
Meeker County Minnesota Is Making It Easier for Residents to Become Homeowners
A new Meeker County Homeownership Program is making homeownership a reality for more residents who need help with funding.
Minnesota Tackles Housing Affordability
Data shows that across the state home prices are on the rise and with wages stagnating, these homes were becoming less and less affordable.
A Millennial Couple in Minnesota Does What It Takes to Buy Their Dream Home
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 Delays Homeownership in Minnesota and Beyond
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.
Protecting Homeowner Rights and Tax Benefits in Minnesota
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.
8 Steps to Take Before Getting a New Mortgage in Minnesota
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.
4 Important Conversations to Have When Buying a Home in Minnesota
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.
4 Steps to Help You Protect Your Home Investment in Minnesota
Congratulations Minnesota homeowner! You’ve closed on your mortgage and are now the proud owner or owners of a new home.
REALTORS® Survey: Rochester a great place to live and getting better
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 Successfully Protect the State’s Mortgage Interest Deduction For Homeowners
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.