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If you’re thinking of buying your first house in this year, you need to come to this FREE Home Buyer Class in MN. We have compiled a ton of information about the home-buying process to help guide you step-by-step whenever the time is right for you to begin. Our two presenters, Steve Howe and Rachel Streiff, will provide you with a full overview of what to do (and more importantly what NOT to do) when getting ready to purchase your first property. There are no contracts or obligations to attendees. Our one and only goal is to help educate you so that you can avoid mistakes that other people have made in the past. Here are just some of the topics we’ll be covering in great detail:

If you’re considering buying a home in the next few years, you will certainly benefit from attending this 90-minute Class. Here are all the details on the First Time Home-Buyer Class:

  • What – Minnesota First Time Home Buyer’s Class
  • Where – Cornerstone Home Lendeing: 13401 County Road 5, Burnsville, MN 55337
  • When – Thursday, May 15, 2014 – 6:30-8:00pm

Upcoming Dates for 2014: May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21, September 18, October 16, November 20, December 18 Space is limited – please sign up beforehand SPECIAL BONUS: We will also provide a copy of your Credit Report and Credit Scores to all attendees – this can help discover any inaccuracies or problems on your credit report that could delay your financing approval later on in the process. We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

—> REGISTER HERE <—

 

*PLEASE NOTE: this is is NOT the Homestretch Class put on by the Minnesota Home Ownership Center. That Class is 8 hours long and there is usually a fee to attend. Our class does not hand out any certificates and does not meet the requirements for Minnesota Housing Finance Agency. Unless you have been approved for a specific program that would require you to attend the Homestretch Class, we recommend coming to our session first and learning whether or not you need to spend 8 hours of your time in another class.

Steve Howe is a First Time Home Buyer Specialist working with the Minnesota Real Estate Team. If you have questions about owning your first home, or would like to get more information about the process, fill out the contact form to receive Tips and Advice on getting a loan, searching for properties, and writing an offer.

Subscribe via the RSS feed to keep yourself updated on topics in the real estate market. Thanks for reading!

REGISTER HERE

If you’re thinking of buying your first house in this year, you need to come to this FREE Home Buyer Class in MN. We have compiled a ton of information about the home-buying process to help guide you step-by-step whenever the time is right for you to begin.

Our two presenters, Steve Howe and Rachel Streiff, will provide you with a full overview of what to do (and more importantly what NOT to do) when getting ready to purchase your first property. There are no contracts or obligations to attendees. Our one and only goal is to help educate you so that you can avoid mistakes that other people have made in the past.

Here are just some of the topics we’ll be covering in great detail:

If you’re considering buying a home in the next few years, you will certainly benefit from attending this 90-minute Class.

Here are all the details on the First Time Home-Buyer Class:

  • What – Minnesota First Time Home Buyer’s Class
  • Where – Cornerstone Home Lendeing: 13401 County Road 5, Burnsville, MN 55337
  • When – Thursday, April 17, 2014 – 6:30-8:00pm

Upcoming Dates for 2014: April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21, September 18, October 16, November 20, December 18

Space is limited – please sign up beforehand

SPECIAL BONUS: We will also provide a copy of your Credit Report and Credit Scores to all attendees – this can help discover any inaccuracies or problems on your credit report that could delay your financing approval later on in the process.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

—> REGISTER HERE <—

*PLEASE NOTE: this is is NOT the Homestretch Class put on by the Minnesota Home Ownership Center. That Class is 8 hours long and there is usually a fee to attend. Our class does not hand out any certificates and does not meet the requirements for Minnesota Housing Finance Agency. Unless you have been approved for a specific program that would require you to attend the Homestretch Class, we recommend coming to our session first and learning whether or not you need to spend 8 hours of your time in another class.

If you want to learn more about what your buying power will be make sure to subscribe via the RSS feed.

Buying your first home? Want to start the process but don't know how? A smart buyer turns into a happy home owner. Steve Howe specializes in First Time Home Buyers in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. Learn how he can help you buy your first property without paying the commission.

REGISTER HERE

If you’re thinking about buying your first home in 2014, you need to check out this FREE Home-Buyer Class in MN. We have compiled a ton of information about the home-buying process to help guide you step-by-step whenever the time is right for you to begin.

Our two presenters, Steve Howe and Rachel Streiff, will provide you with a comprehensive overview of what to do (and more importantly what NOT to do) when getting ready to purchase your first house. We have no contracts, paperwork to sign, or obligations to attendees. Our one and only goal is to educate you so that you can avoid mistakes that other people have made in the past.

Here are just some of the topics we’ll be covering in detail:

If you’re thinking about buying a home in the next few years, you will absolutely benefit from attending this 90-minute Class.

Here are all the details on the First Time Home-Buyer Class:

  • What – Minnesota First Time Home Buyer’s Class
  • Where – Cornerstone Mortgage: 13401 County Road 5, Burnsville, MN 55337
  • When – Thursday, March 20, 2014 – 6:30-8:00pm

Upcoming Dates for 2013: March 20

Space is limited – please sign up beforehand

SPECIAL BONUS: We will also provide a copy of your Credit Report and Credit Scores to all attendees – this can help discover any inaccuracies or problems on your credit report that could delay your financing approval later on in the process.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

—> REGISTER HERE <—

*PLEASE NOTE: this is is NOT the Homestretch Class put on by the Minnesota Home Ownership Center. That Class is 8 hours long and there is usually a fee to attend. Our class does not hand out any certificates and does not meet the requirements for Minnesota Housing Finance Agency. Unless you have been approved for a specific program that would require you to attend the Homestretch Class, we recommend coming to our session first and learning whether or not you need to spend 8 hours of your time in another class.

Would you like to learn more about buying your first home? Don't wait - Get Educated Today!

Steve Howe is a licensed Realtor in the state of Minnesota, and specializes in First Time Home Buyers from start to finish. Don't begin the process without getting the facts first. You can subscribe to his blog via the RSS feed, or contact him to receive exclusive information on buying your first property.

Another month in the books, and the MN Housing Market keeps chugging away in a full-blown seller’s market.

This month’s video, put together by the MPLS Association of REALTORs gives details on all the relevant numbers for both buyers and sellers.

The highlights this time around include:

  • Decreased distressed home sales
  • Increased “traditional” homes for sale
  • Decreased overall inventory
  • Increased sale prices of about 13% year over year

If you’re preparing to buy your first home in the greater Twin Cities metro area, this should tell you it may be better to look soon before prices rise too much more or interest rates increase in 2014 once the Federal Reserve begins to taper it’s quantitative easing program.

Keep checking back for more info, or let me know what questions you have. Happy to help!


 

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Winter BikingRecently the TODAY show did a series on the most Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise places to live in the U.S. Despite our chilly winters and brief summer months in Minnesota, we are often looked at as an all-around nice place to live.

And now we have another badge of honor to show off to our fellow Northern Plains states: The Healthiest city in America.

Here is the link to the Today Show story and video.

If you are thinking about buying your first home sometime soon, this may be another reassurance that the Twin Cities are a great place to put down some roots. Who knows–you might even find out some new information about places in your own backyard!

Take advantage of this Buyer's Market! Learn how to buy your first property today!

Steve Howe works with First Time Home Buyers in Minnesota. As a part of the MN Real Estate Team, he specializes in guiding new buyers through the real estate transaction. Attend a free First Time Buyer Seminar to get started today!! You may also want to Subscribe to the RSS Feed. Thanks for reading!

Another month of positive data for the Housing Market here in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota.

As a first time home buyer, you should be aware that prices are still on the upswing from this same time a year ago. And while interest rates remain near their historical lows, affordability is becoming an issue when looking at financing for your first home purchase.

Other info in this month’s video (compiled by the MPLS Association of Realtors) includes inventory being down by 3%, closed sales up by almost 2%, and the monthly supply dropping to a low of 3.5 months.

Don’t wait too much longer if you’re looking to take advantage of this unique opportunity to get into a house. Come to one of our Classes or send me a message to learn about getting started today.

Check out the video below for a full update!

Would you like to learn what your Buying Power is? Get the facts on the Real Estate Market today!

For more information on First Time Home Buyer Programs and Tips of how to purchase your first property, contact Steve Howe with the Minnesota Real Estate Team. We have been the #1 Team in MN since 2006. We would love to help make your dreams of home ownership come to reality. Fill out the Contact form to receive exclusive info, or Subscribe to this blog via the RSS feed. Thanks for Reading!

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If you’re thinking about buying your first home in 2014, you need to check out this FREE Home-Buyer Class in MN. We have compiled a ton of information about the home-buying process to help guide you step-by-step whenever the time is right for you to start.

Our two presenters, Steve Howe and Carrie Guarrero, will provide you with a comprehensive overview of what to do (and more importantly what NOT to do) when getting ready to purchase your first house. We have no contracts, paperwork to sign, or obligations to attendees. Our one and only goal is to educate you so that you can avoid mistakes that other people have made in the past.

Here are just some of the topics we’ll be covering in detail:

If you’re thinking about buying a home in the next few years, you will absolutely benefit from attending this 90-minute Class.

Here are all the details on the First Time Home-Buyer Class:

  • What – Minnesota First Time Home Buyer’s Class
  • Where – Cornerstone Mortgage: 13401 County Road 5, Burnsville, MN 55337
  • When – Thursday, February 20, 2014 – 6:30-8:00pm

Upcoming Dates for 2013: February 20, March 20

Space is limited – please sign up beforehand

SPECIAL BONUS: We will also provide a copy of your Credit Report and Credit Scores to all attendees – this can help discover any inaccuracies or problems on your credit report that could delay your financing approval later on in the process.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

—> REGISTER HERE <—

*PLEASE NOTE: this is is NOT the Homestretch Class put on by the Minnesota Home Ownership Center. That Class is 8 hours long and there is usually a fee to attend. Our class does not hand out any certificates and does not meet the requirements for Minnesota Housing Finance Agency. Unless you have been approved for a specific program that would require you to attend the Homestretch Class, we recommend coming to our session first and learning whether or not you need to spend 8 hours of your time in another class.

Steve Howe is a First Time Home Buyer Specialist working with the Minnesota Real Estate Team. If you have questions about owning your first home, or would like to get more information about the process, fill out the contact form to receive Tips and Advice on getting a loan, searching for properties, and writing an offer.

Subscribe via the RSS feed to keep yourself updated on topics in the real estate market. Thanks for reading!

Once again, it’s time to examine some recent housing market numbers in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota.

This monthly video, produced by the MPLS Area Association of Realtors, gives you all the key information about where the housing market has been and where it is today.

Some of the notable numbers include:

  • Pending Sales up 8%
  • Closed Sales up 14%
  • Sale Prices up 11%

The “seller’s market” trend continues this fall, due to supply and demand ratios, along with low mortgage interest rates for buyers looking to lock in a 15 or 30 year loan.

Check out the video for all the data, and let me know your questions or thoughts. Thanks for stopping by!

If you want to learn more about what your buying power will be make sure to subscribe via the RSS feed.

Buying your first home? Want to start the process but don't know how? A smart buyer turns into a happy home owner. Steve Howe specializes in First Time Home Buyers in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. Learn how he can help you buy your first property without paying the commission.

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No gimmicks, no tricks — just great, useful information.

If you’re thinking about buying your first home in 2014, you need to check out this FREE Home-Buyer Class in MN. We have compiled a ton of information about the home-buying process to help guide you step-by-step whenever the time is right for you to start.

Our two experts, Steve Howe and Carrie Guarrero, will provide you with a comprehensive overview of what to do (and more importantly what NOT to do) when getting ready to purchase your first house. We have no contracts, paperwork to sign, or obligations to attendees. Our one and only goal is to educate you so that you can avoid mistakes that other people have made in the past.

Here are just some of the topics we’ll be covering in great detail:

If you’re thinking about buying a home in the next couple years, you will absolutely benefit from attending this 90-minute Class.

Here are all the details on the Home-Buyer Class:

  • What – Minnesota First Time Home Buyer’s Class
  • Where – Cornerstone Mortgage: 13401 County Road 5, Burnsville, MN 55337
  • When – Thursday, January 16, 2014 – 6:30-8:00pm

Upcoming Dates for 2013: January 16, February 20, March 20

Space is limited – please sign up beforehand

SPECIAL BONUS: We will also provide a copy of your Credit Report and Credit Scores to all attendees – this can help discover any inaccuracies or problems on your credit report that could delay your financing approval later on in the process.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

—> REGISTER HERE <—

*PLEASE NOTE: this is is NOT the Homestretch Class put on by the Minnesota Home Ownership Center. That Class is 8 hours long and there is usually a fee to attend. Our class does not hand out any certificates and does not meet the requirements for Minnesota Housing Finance Agency. Unless you have been approved for a specific program that would require you to attend the Homestretch Class, we recommend coming to our session first and learning whether or not you need to spend 8 hours of your time in another class.

 

Would you like to learn more about buying your first home? Don't wait - Get Educated Today!

Steve Howe is a licensed Realtor in the state of Minnesota, and specializes in First Time Home Buyers from start to finish. Don't begin the process without getting the facts first. You can subscribe to his blog via the RSS feed, or contact him to receive exclusive information on buying your first property.

REGISTER HERE

So you’re thinking about buying your very first property, but where do you go for advice and guidance? With so many advertisements, websites, and solicitations about real estate, who can you trust to provide you with the key information about how to get started?

If you’re looking for a low-pressure and laid-back atmosphere, then you’re in luck!

Sign up for our next monthly First Time Home Buyers Class here in Minnesota to get all the details on what steps to take during the home-buying process.

Our two presenters, Steve Howe and Carrie Guarrero, specialize in helping first time buyers navigate the process of getting approved for financing, looking for a house, and ultimately getting the keys to start moving in. The best part is: it’s FREE! We have no products to sell you and no contracts to sign; just helpful information so that you’ll avoid any mistakes once you’re ready to get started.

We will cover every step of the home-buying process, including:

If you’re thinking about buying a home in the next couple years, you will absolutely benefit from attending this 90-minute Class.

Here are all the details on the Home-Buyer Class:

  • What – Minnesota First Time Home Buyer’s Class
  • Where – Cornerstone Mortgage: 13401 County Road 5, Burnsville, MN 55337
  • When – Thursday, December 19, 2013 – 6:30-8:00pm

Upcoming Dates for 2013: December 19

Space is limited – please sign up beforehand

SPECIAL BONUS: We will also provide a copy of your Credit Report and Credit Scores to all attendees – this can help discover any inaccuracies or problems on your credit report that could delay your financing approval later on in the process.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

—> REGISTER HERE <—

*PLEASE NOTE: this is is NOT the Homestretch Class put on by the Minnesota Home Ownership Center. That Class is 8 hours long and there is usually a fee to attend. Our class does not hand out any certificates and does not meet the requirements for Minnesota Housing Finance Agency. Unless you have been approved for a specific program that would require you to attend the Homestretch Class, we recommend coming to our session first and learning whether or not you need to spend 8 hours of your time in another class.

 

If you want to learn more about what your buying power will be make sure to subscribe via the RSS feed.

Buying your first home? Want to start the process but don't know how? A smart buyer turns into a happy home owner. Steve Howe specializes in First Time Home Buyers in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. Learn how he can help you buy your first property without paying the commission.