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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Fergus Falls Home Buyer | Here’s What to Watch This Year

Whether you are looking to buy a home in Fergus Falls or on a lake, I’m a real estate agent with the “heart of a teacher” who would love to help you in the process.  As a real estate agent, 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 want to share a short blog about some of the things you need to watch for as we begin the new year.

As we kick off the new year, many families have made resolutions to enter the housing market in 2019. Whether you are thinking of finally ditching your landlord and buying your first home or selling your starter house to move into your forever home, there are two pieces of the real estate puzzle you need to watch carefully: interest rates & inventory.

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Fergus Falls | Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap in 2019

Don’t get caught in the rental trap!

Whether you are looking to buy a home in Fergus Falls or on a lake, I’m a real estate agent with the “heart of a teacher” who would love to help you in the process.  As a real estate agent, 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 want to share a short blog about the value of home ownership vs renting.

Every year around this time, we take time to reflect and plan for next year. If you are renting your current home but have dreams of homeownership, your plan for the new year may include buying, and you wouldn’t be alone!

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The Tale of Two Markets

An emerging trend for some time now has been the difference between available inventory and demand in the premium and luxury markets and that in the starter and trade-up markets and what those differences are doing to prices!

In Fergus Falls we definitely see a difference in inventory with  low monthly inventory levels in the Starter and Move-up ranges and high housing inventory in the Premium level.

November YTD Sales and Inventory – Fergus Falls, MN

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48x More Net Worth for Homeowners Than Renters Aged 65+

Whether you are looking to buy a home in Fergus Falls or on a lake, I’m a real estate agent with the “heart of a teacher” who would love to help you in the process.  As a real estate agent, 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 want to share a short blog about the value of home ownership vs renting.

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. Their latest survey data covers responses from 2013-2016.

The study revealed that the median net worth of a homeowner was $231,400 – a 15% increase since 2013. At the same time, the median net worth of renters decreased by 5% ($5,200 today compared to $5,500 in 2013).

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