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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Twin Cities home buyers were unflustered by slightly higher interest rates in August as pending sales were up 10.9 percent to 5,244. Along with rising prices, increased sales activity is fueling housing… Read more
Blogged Tue Sep 17, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
The availability of HUD Homes South of the River is increasing steadily.  A HUD Home is a specific type of foreclosure.  The loan on the home was an FHA , a type of loan ensured by the Federal Government. … Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 13, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Absorption rate is a measure of how many ‘months worth of homes’ are currently on the market. This is calculated by establishing how many purchases were made in the past 6 months within… Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 13, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
If you have experienced a ‘Low Appraisal’ you are well aware of the negative affect it presents for your transaction.  Appraisal standards and practices have changed in response to the… Read more
Blogged Tue Feb 12, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Searching for townhomes in Lakeville and Farmington yesterday for a client, I sorted possible homes based on the Association Fees.  Some complexes have high monthly association dues and some are… Read more
Blogged Mon Feb 11, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Short Sales are anything but short, actually they take a long time.   A short sale means the Seller will be ‘short’ of enough money to pay off their full mortgage balance.  … Read more
Blogged Mon Feb 11, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Down payments, Earnest Money, Upfront Appraisal Fees, Homeowners Insurance, and the dreaded Closing Costs are all expenses faced by buyers when purchasing a home. How much money do you really need to… Read more
Blogged Mon Feb 11, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Searching for the perfect South of the River home consumes the attention of every buyer.  The thrill of the hunt kicks in as we scour the computer for a hot new listing.  Our senses are on red alert… Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 6, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Loan Modifications have helped many homeowners and banks are approving modification requests more often.  Many Banks have streamlined their process.  There are several new programs including the… Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 6, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Lights, Camera, Closing!  The closing for your home is the event we have all been working towards.  Many homeowners are nervous about the process and unsure of what to expect.  In Minnesota, we… Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 6, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
The numbers are staggering, in the past few years the percentage of Listings which have Sold in the Twin Cities area is lingering around  52% .  Unfortunately, listings which do not sell end… Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 6, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Congratulations to my wonderful clients on a successful closing today! The sellers of this beautiful home in Lakeville bid farewell to the home they owned and diligently maintained for 17 years.  They… Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 6, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Last week I met a delightful young couple from an online request to show one of my listings.  Currently they are looking online for houses, then contacting the listing agents to see individual… Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 6, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
When I put my ear to the ground, I swear I can hear hoof beats. The sound is distant and faint but steadily pounding and slowly advancing!  It’s music to our ears, what is it? It‘s… Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 6, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Social Media is sweeping the world of marketing and business, including marketing homes for sale!  If your home is currently for sale in Burnsville, Eagan or Savage, you may be wondering, “Should… Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 6, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Buyers are heartbroken to learn the home they studied on a website for more than an hour last night is already sold!The true Multiple Listing Service used by Realtors shows if a home has an offer on it,… Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 6, 2013 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
The dreaded “Low Appraisal” is being heard in Real Estate offices all around the South of the River Suburbs. Those two small words have a powerful, negative impact on the sale of your home.… Read more
Blogged Tue May 29, 2012 by Sheryl Petrashek Market Conditions Home Selling Financing
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Sheryl Petra…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Pre-approval Letters are nearly mandatory in today’s real estate market. They have been around since the mid 1990′s when I became a Realtor. A few years ago, an additional option for verifying… Read more
Blogged Tue Apr 17, 2012 by Sheryl Petrashek Home Buying Financing Home Ownership
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Amy Rostad, Real Estate Pro in Saint Paul, MN
One increasingly common mortgage option in Inver Grove Heights for home buyers is available through lenders who offer loans guaranteed by the Veteran's Administration. This type of mortgage financing… Read more
Blogged Sun Mar 18, 2012 by Amy Rostad Home Buying Home Selling Financing
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Scott Schultz, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Are you looking for Lakeville homes for sale? Recent MLS statistics show that transactions are up significantly over last year. Whether you are a Minnesota first time home buyer, moving up from a previous… Read more
Blogged Wed Mar 14, 2012 by Scott Schultz Home Buying Financing
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