September 19, 2017

Post Labor Day Weekend Market Pick-up: Top Signs (at least, to a Realtor Blogger)

Minnesota Realtors Get With the (Post-August 1) Program What’s one of the best signs that the Twin Cities housing market is back at full throttle, post-Labor Day? (and back-to-school). It’s purely anecdotal, but my answer would be that this post, “Sneak Peak: 2017-2018 Minnesota Real Estate Contract Changes,” is getting more play (read, hits) on...
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From, “It’s Not What It Is,” to “It Is What It Isn’t”

Admittedly, It was easier to get my dyslexic head around the original version:  a New Yorker magazine cartoon showing one spouse catching the other “in the act,” as it were. The caption:  “Believe me, it’s not what it is.” Now, Bourbon distiller Maker’s Mark — or more accurately, their ad agency — has apparently decided...
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The Best Way to Cure Breach of Contract (for a Late Written Statement)

Means to an End (“Eyes on the Prize”) [Editor’s Note:  The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway (“Berkshire”), or any other entity referenced. If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney.] What do you suppose is the best way for a home Buyer...
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“Final Acceptance” ” Real Estate Edition

Real Estate Terminology 101 “Final acceptance” sounds like something that happens in a hospice, or perhaps what Woody Allen has been seeking in therapy all these years. Fortunately, the real estate version is not so macabre:  it’s just a fancy way of saying, “Done Deal!” “Signed, Sealed, & (Constructively) Delivered” Specifically, “Final Acceptance” refers to...
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