September 7, 2018

Quick! Who Pays the State Deed Tax, the Buyer or the Seller?

Bonus Question:  Who SHOULD Pay the State Deed Tax? Like most (all?) veteran Minnesota Realtors, I assumed that home sellers paid the state deed tax at closing — .34% of the sales price**, at least in Hennepin County — because that’s what state law prescribed. Unh-unh. Apparently, that’s merely a custom, albeit a universally observed...
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Fall Parade of Homes Starts Sat. (Sept. 8)

Practice Tips for Newer — and Not-So-New — Twin Cities Buyers’ Agents What does the Fall 2018 Parade of Homes ” set to start this Saturday (September 8) in the Twin Cities ” have to do with passing out Realtor business cards? Just this:  if a Buyer you’re working with goes through a Parade home and decides to...
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