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    South Minneapolis: A Before and After Story

    By Jeanne Levasseur | December 12, 2019

    Buyers Mary and Justin met with me in early Spring of 2019. They had decided they had outgrown their home, and would sell as soon as they could find a home that met their growing family’s needs. As it turns out, finding a home with their list of criteria was a little difficult in the... Read More

    2019 Annual MKT Picnic: Thank You to Our Clients!

    By Aaron Schmaltz | June 14, 2019

     Thanks so much to everyone who stopped by our annual picnic! The day started out a bit drizzly, but we still had a blast seeing everyone, dancing, eating ice cream, and bouncing around. It’s so meaningful to see these events grow, meet new friends, and catch up with old ones. You all are wonderful,... Read More

    Interest Rate Decline: What This Means for Buyers & Sellers

    By Andrew Peters | April 9, 2019

    Interest Rates Drop, Leading to the Highest Mortgage Demand Since 2016 One of the big factors that comes into play when deciding to purchase or sell a property is interest rate. Often times, current home owners do not want to sell because market rates are higher than their current interest rate. On the buying side,... Read More

    Healing Crystals for Your Home

    By Marie Zeidler | March 15, 2019

    You may have heard all the hype around healing crystals and gemstones in recent years. Perhaps the hype piqued your interest, and you collected a few crystals of your own, displayed in your home or office. Maybe you simply find them aesthetically appealing, and enjoy wearing them as jewelry (such as in a necklace or... Read More

    Winning in a Tough Market for Buyers: The Power of the Team

    By Aaron Rosell | February 28, 2019

    For the past few years, most homebuyers I’ve met have spoken of the housing market the same way baby boomers speak of Woodstock: Absolute chaos. Hordes of people descending on the same location. Cars being flipped and lit on fire. Somewhere in the distance, for some reason, a Jimi Hendrix solo. It’s no secret that... Read More

    6 Steps to Buying a Home: Your Infographic to Success

    By Nicoli Holm | February 26, 2019

    Every real estate buyer, no matter the amount of home-buying experience, follows the same home-buying path of checklists and action items. For those of you not as familiar with these items (or you just need to brush-up) your MKT Buyer Specialist is here to help guide you down this Buyer Pathway: from initial consultation all... Read More

    Timing is Money in YOUR Pocket

    By Andrew Peters | February 7, 2019

    We work with a lot of first-time home buyers here on The Michael Kaslow Team. As we are talking to individuals, on a daily basis we hear that people are not ready to buy because they need to save up for a down payment. Saving up money for buying a home can be a very... Read More

    Extreme Makeover: Tangletown Edition

    By Jeanne Levasseur | February 1, 2019

    The Perfect Fit Jessy and Chad were first-time homebuyers on the hunt. I knew they were looking for some place specific to fit their needs and lifestyle, and I was determined to find it for them. On one hand, there’s a lot to consider when searching for a home: layout, flooring, number of bedrooms and... Read More

    Roller Derby: The Twin Cities’ Best Kept Secret!

    By Christina Sampson | January 25, 2019

    Roller derby. Some people are already fans, some people have never heard of it, and some people have a very outdated idea of what they remember roller derby to be. When I tell people that I play roller derby, I tend to get the same reactions over and over again: “Oh yeah, I used to... Read More

    5 Most Common Homebuyer Questions

    By Aaron Schmaltz | January 17, 2019

    We hear you: there’s a lot that goes into buying a home. The easy part of course is looking up fun new places online, daydreaming about your ideal kitchen reno, and checking out paint swatches. But sometimes the paperwork and financing side of things can seem challenging. Here’s the good news: financing can be super... Read More