Historically Low Inventory Creates Perfect Storm

Historically Low Inventory Creates Perfect Storm

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According to Realtor.com’s recent Housing Shortage Report, the US is experiencing the worst inventory shortage in two decades. And while this presents a definite challenge for people looking to buy a home, it creates the perfect storm of opportunity for those...

Is it too late to sell this year?

Is it too late to sell this year?

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This message is for those homeowners that have been thinking about selling, but weren’t ready for the summer real estate market. You may be asking yourself if you’ve missed your opportunity and if you should wait till next spring.My short answer for you is:...

Gift Card Giveaway

Gift Card Giveaway

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Who doesn't like a good bite to eat in the Twin Cities? I have 6 - $10 gift cards to Granite City Brewery and I'd like to get one into your hands. All you have to do is LIKE my Facebook business page (@realtorstiles) and share the below video. Winners will be...

The Leverage Of Hard Money

The Leverage Of Hard Money

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When you are getting ready for any project, it is important to know what tools are necessary. It’s also important to learn how each of those tools work and make sure you are using them for the right job. Otherwise you might bring a screwdriver, when what you really...

Resolving Conflict In Real Estate Investing

Resolving Conflict In Real Estate Investing

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Here in the Midwest we try hard to avoid conflict at all costs. But we’re kidding ourselves if we don’t recognize that conflict is inevitable. We’re all human beings with different backgrounds and experiences that shape our current position on any given subject!...

Saving For Your Down Payment

Saving For Your Down Payment

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Whether your dream is to own your first home or to purchase an investment property, you have probably realized by now that one of the things standing in-between you and your dream is having enough cash for your down payment. And the down payment is in addition to other...

Understanding The Probate Process

Understanding The Probate Process

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How will you be affected by probate?You’ve probably heard the term probate. But it is not always understood. What is probate and how do you get through it?To find out about this topic, I decided to interview Michael Haag from Haag Law Offices in Minneapolis.After...

Underwater Homes in 2017?

Underwater Homes in 2017?

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Short sales are not something that you hear about that much these days compared to 2010-2013 when it seemed like everyone’s home was underwater. That’s the term used to describe a mortgage balance that is higher than the homes value.Despite the massive improvements...