List of Cities in the Twin Cities with TISH Requirements

It is a patchwork of cities in the Twin Cities that requirement a Truth In Sale of Housing inspection (or pre-inspection) of your home. Furthermore some cities require single family homes while other require all types such as condos, townhomes, etc. Here is a list of cities that require some form of TISH prior to sale: Saint Paul, Minneapolis, Richfield, Bloomington, South Saint Paul, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Maplewood, New Hope, Robbinsdale, and Saint Louis Park.

Home Buying in a Hot Market

The past few summers the Twin Cities market has seen a very hot market with many homes going pending within hours of being placed on the market. This is often great for the home seller but very difficult and frustrating for the home buyer. Here are some tips for the buyer in a hot market: 1. Be pre-approved and have a general letter. Work with your loan officer to get pre-approved for your mortgage and only look at homes in the price range you are pre-approved for. Ask your loan officer for a general letter stating you are approved at XYZ amount. That way your Realtor can use it for different offers. This may not always be the case with FHA/VA loans so make sure you talk with your loan offic

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Considering owning a rental/investment property? There are a lot of things to think about when doing this and as a Realtor and property investor I have seen great financial benefits from this. One thing to keep in mind during tenant transition is documentation. Certainly I encourage you to conduct move in and move out inspections with the tenant present. I also strongly encourage you to take video and/or photographs of any items that may come up during those inspections. Time and time again I have had disputes with tenants that have been put to rest when showing them photographic evidence of whatever issues may have come up. Examples of this would include carpet stains, dents and holes in wa

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