Fergus Falls | Buyer Demand Strong!

Home buyer demand will be strong for years to come.

I’m a real estate agent with the “heart of a teacher” who would love to help you in the process of buying or selling.  I want to be prepared to ensure that you are given the best buying/selling experience with knowledge and expertise to guide you along the way.   

Today I’d like to look at millennials and the American Dream. In Fergus Falls I have been privileged to work many young families looking to buy a home for the first time. I know from experience that there are many buyers out there ready to leave renting to become home-owners. A closer look at the chart below shows that in spite of a short supply of homes, Fergus Falls has seen 33% more sales YTD over last year.

An increase in YTD total sales in Fergus Falls in spite of lowest inventory levels in years!

There has been a lot written about millennials and their preference to live in city centers above their favorite pizza place. Some have even gone so far as to say that millennials are a “Renter-Generation”.

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Cornerstone of the American Dream is Home Ownership!

Home Ownership and the American Dream

“The rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated.”

The famous quote attributed to Mark Twain can apply to homeownership in the United States today. During the housing bubble of the last decade, the homeownership rate soared to over sixty-nine percent. After the crash, that percentage continued to fall for the next ten years.

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Home Sold | 815 N Union, Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Helped buyer purchase this home in Fergus Falls.
3/25/2019 $73,200

815 N Union

4 bedroom, 2 bath character home conveniently located right in the heart of Fergus Falls. This bright and cheery home features wood floors, 2 main floor bedrooms and full bath, deck, fenced backyard, gas forced air furnace, detached garage and more.

Home Sold | 821 N Vine Ave., Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Helped buyer purchase this home in Fergus Falls.

Closed 3/15/2019.  $101,500.
821 N Vine

3 bedroom, 2 bath charmer on a corner lot in Fergus Falls. This home features 2 main floor bedrooms, an upper level master bedroom, main floor full bath, updated windows, paver patio, and a detached 3-stall garage.

Home Buying Seminar

Buying a home is the most important transaction you will ever do.

Join us in this seminar for information about ….

  • Home Buying Process
  • Financing Your Home
  • Insuring Your Home
  • Building a New Home

Come with your questions!

February 28     – 6:00-8:00 pm
Fergus Falls Public Library Meeting Room
NO CHARGE!

Fergus Falls | 4 Proven Ways Real Estate Can Build Sizable Family Wealth

Your personal wealth will grow with home ownership.

I’m a real estate agent with the “heart of a teacher” who would love to help you in the process of buying or selling.  I want to be prepared to ensure that you are given the best buying/selling experience with knowledge and expertise to guide you along the way.   Today I’d like to look at what the experts are saying about how owning real estate can build sizable family wealth.

Recently, David Greene, co-host of the BiggerPockets podcast and a nationally renowned author and speaker, wrote an article in Forbes explaining how investing in real estate could help build wealth. Many of the points he made also apply to a family owning their own home. Here are a few:

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Fergus Falls | How to Get a Better Perspective on Affordability

Can I afford to buy a home now?

I’m a real estate agent with the “heart of a teacher” who would love to help you in the process of buying or selling.  I want to be prepared to ensure that you are given the best buying/selling experience with knowledge and expertise to guide you along the way.   Today I’d like to look at what the experts nationally are saying about affordability. 

Headlines spotlight the fact that buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in more than a decade. Those headlines are accurate.

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Your First Step to Buying a Home in Fergus Falls area.

Buying a House This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step! | MyKCM

Buying a House This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. (Definitely true in Fergus Falls) This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search.

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