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Long-awaited inventory gains finally arrive

By David Arbit on Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 For the first time since April 2015, there were more homes listed for sale in the Twin Cities metro than the same month the year prior. After years of strong buyer activity … Continue reading Continue reading

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Supply tight but flattening, prices still rising, sales fluctuating

By David Arbit on Friday, November 16th, 2018 As sentiments regarding the direction of housing markets have changed, it’s worth remembering two key facts. First, all housing is local—what’s happening in San Francisco, Seattle and Denver is not reflective of … Continue reading Continue reading

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More Early Signs of Shifting Market Tides

By David Arbit on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 After years of strong buyer activity and weak seller activity, the market tides seem to finally be shifting back toward balance. Strong demand and weak supply have created an environment that favors … Continue reading Continue reading

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Gung-Ho Sellers Post Largest Increase in Nearly Three Years

By David Arbit on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 More sellers are feeling optimistic about listing their homes just as humidity, cabin weekends and food-on-a-stick give way to rakes, school buses and sweater vests. Compared to last August, Twin Cities sellers … Continue reading Continue reading

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Sales Flatten while Sellers Capitalize on Price Gains

By David Arbit on Thursday, August 16th, 2018 New listings increased this July compared to last year, which could hint at a flurry of sellers looking to take advantage of this strong market. July marked the second increase in seller … Continue reading Continue reading

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