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Last Update: April 3, 2022

Closing on Your Home

Real estate commission: Any sales commissions you’ve agreed to pay real estate agents. Abstract or title search: The cost to update your abstract and check the title. Recording fees: The cost to file the deed and other proper documents with the county satisfying your mortgage and clearing up any other title problems.

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URL: https://www.ag.state.mn.us/Consumer/Handbooks/HmSellers/CH6.asp

Looking at Homes

(2 days ago) The Multiple Listing Service (MLS) is the main tool real estate agents use for finding homes to match your needs. A consumer may be able to access much of the MLS data and may be able to list a property on the MLS by using a fixed-fee service. The MLS is a computerized publication that is updated constantly. It tells what homes are for sale by

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Home Buyer's Handbook The Office of Attorney General

(2 days ago) The fees you pay to your real estate agent are often included in the purchase price of the home. An agent who lists a home for sale usually shares the agreed upon commission with the agent who brings in a buyer for the house. The commissions are usually a percentage of the sale price of the home. Because these commission amounts depend on the

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Home Sellers Handbook The Office of Attorney General

(7 days ago) Home Building and Remodeling. If you are planning to build or have work done on your home, take a moment to first read this handbook. This handbook will give you guidelines for selecting a contractor and writing a home improvement contract, as …

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Home Sellers Handbook

(3 days ago) sell, you can always hire a real estate agent later. Pros and Cons of Being a FSBO (“For Sale By Owner”) The number one reason to sell your home without an agent’s help is to avoid paying a real estate commission. In Minnesota, real estate commissions run as high as seven percent of the home’s sale price, although you may be

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Home Buyer's Handbook The Office of Attorney General

(6 days ago) Real Estate Agency Disclosures; Explanation of Closing Costs; Glossary of Terms; Referral Guide; Related Posts: Home Building and Remodeling. If you are planning to build or have work done on your home, take a moment to first read this handbook. This handbook will give you guidelines for selecting a contractor and writing a home improvement

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Mortgage Fact Sheet The Office of Attorney General Keith

(Just Now) Many people are struggling with real estate and mortgage problems. This Fact Sheet provides basic information about mortgage modifications and other potential available relief for …

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Closing on Your Home

(2 days ago) The real estate agent or lender may suggest a closer. You are free to choose your own, however. (Some closings have both a seller’s and a buyer’s closing agent.) Third, get a copy of the Closing Disclosure from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Ask your closer for a copy. You have the right to see these forms before the closing.

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Where Do You Want to Live

(2 days ago) The county assessor’s office or a real estate agent who knows the neighborhood should have the answer. Here’s a list of good questions to ask yourself: Is the Traffic Heavy? If you want privacy, have children, or just don’t like noise, you’ll want to know if the street where you may live is busy with traffic. While a street may seem

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Mortgages & Foreclosure The Office of Attorney General

(7 days ago) The Minnesota Department of Commerce is the State agency with the authority to license and regulate mortgage brokers and other professionals and companies in the real estate and mortgage industries. For more information or to file a complaint, contact the Department of Commerce as follows: Minnesota Department of Commerce 85 7th Place East

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Conservatorship and Guardianship

(1 days ago) However, the conservator must seek court approval for transactions such as the purchase or sale of real property, gifting of assets, or engaging in estate planning for the protected person. A guardian is appointed to perform duties related to personal care, custody, and control.

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Public Information and the Internet

(1 days ago) Most counties post real estate taxpayer information on the Internet. In some counties, these records may include not only financial and identity information, but even diagrams of the taxpayers’ homes. Under a Minnesota law called the Government Data Practices Act, government agencies are required to permit citizens to inspect public

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STATUTORY SHORT FORM POWER OF ATTORNEY …

(9 days ago) ____ (A) real property transactions; I choose to limit this power to real property in _____ County, Minnesota, described as follows: (Use legal description. during my lifetime, and a final accounting to the personal representative of my estate, if any is appointed, after my death.

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Yourself or an Agent

(3 days ago) If you have a complaint about your real estate agent’s conduct, contact the Minnesota Department of Commerce at (651) 539-1500. The department licenses and regulates real estate agents and investigates complaints. The Minnesota Association of REALTORS® (MNAR) also takes complaints and arbitrates disputes and can be reached at (952) 935-8313

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Timeshare Resale Scams The Office of Attorney General

(3 days ago) Timeshare resale scam artists call sellers of timeshares, posing as a reseller or real estate agent. The scam artist claims to have a buyer for the timeshare or guarantees he can sell the timeshare for a good price. Scam artists go to great lengths to appear credible. They use the names, addresses, and phone numbers of reputable businesses

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(1 days ago) seller, and any reasonable and customary independent real estate agent commissions and closing costs incurred in connection with such sale or auction. Net Proceeds shall not include any monies refunded to the seller for overpayment of taxes, association fees, or insurance premiums that the seller receives in connection with such sale or auction.

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Home Building and Remodeling The Office of Attorney

(4 days ago) Residential Building Contractor: A person or company in the business of building residential real estate, or of contracting or offering to contract with an owner to build residential real estate, by providing two or more “special skills” (See Minn. Stat. § 326B.802, subds. 11 & 15). Residential building contractors must have a license to

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The Perfect Place

(2 days ago) A real estate agent may want to hurry you into signing it if another buyer is considering making an offer on the house you want to buy. Don’t be pressured. Understand the purchase agreement before you sign it! There are two purchase agreement forms predominantly used in Minnesota residential transactions:

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Real Estate Deed Solicitation Scams The Office of

(9 days ago) Real Estate Deed Solicitation Scams. Landowners in eleventh-century England transferred land by gathering on the land with a group of witnesses to physically deliver the property to the new owner, such as by handing over a clod of dirt. For fear of dispute, landowners began to record these ceremonies as deeds or charters.

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Thinking About Buying a Home

(2 days ago) Market value of any real estate. Vested interest in a pension or other retirement plan. Automobiles (include years, makes, and estimated values). Furniture and personal property value estimate. Other assets and their value (include cash value of whole life insurance). Alimony and child support payments that you receive. If you are self-employed:

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Military Service Members Relief

(4 days ago) Real Estate Leases The Act also protects a servicemember and his or her dependents from being evicted by a landlord while the servicemember is on active duty. If monthly rent does not exceed a set maximum—which varies with inflation each year, and is $3,716 in 2018—no eviction may occur during your period of active duty service without an

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STATE OF MINNESOTA DISTRICT COURT COUNTY OF …

(8 days ago) York 10019. It is a privately held investment management firm focused on residential real estate. It owns Front Yard Residential (including HavenBrook Partners, LLC, and HavenBrook Homes, LLC). Pretium Partners, LLC, is a “landlord” unde r Minnesota law because it is an agent or other person directly or indirectly in control of rental property.

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Accepting an Offer

(3 days ago) Real estate agents can provide you with a disclosure statement form for reporting the condition of your home. This disclosure supplements statements about the condition of your home made in the purchase agreement. In most arms-length transactions, you must disclose any information you have about the property that could significantly affect the

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Home Building and Remodeling The Office of Attorney

(4 days ago) This type of lawsuit is called an action to determine “adverse claims” in real estate. An action to determine adverse claims on your property may be necessary if you want to have the validity of a mechanic’s lien determined before the one-year deadline. For example, this may be necessary if you want to sell your home before the one year

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Purchasing a Manufactured Home

(4 days ago) The license must be prominently displayed on the premises. Banks, savings and loans associations, real estate brokers, and businesses that repossess manufactured homes are not required to have a license or a bond. The Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry licenses entities that meet the application, bond, and insurance requirements.

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Real Estate Deed Solicitation Scams

(1 days ago) by which real property was bought and sold. Today, buying or selling a home requires transferring title with a deed and then recording it in the real estate records of the county in which the property is located. The original deed is returned to the buyer for safe keeping. If the deed is ever lost or misplaced, you can obtain a copy of the deed

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Contract Cooling-Off Periods The Office of Attorney

(9 days ago) It also does not cover transactions for less than $25, the sale of insurance or real estate, and sales conducted at public auction or at a merchant’s normal place of business, like a retail store. Life Insurance Policies. Under Minnesota law, you have a ten day “free look” period to inspect life insurance policies. If you return a life

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Timeshare Resale Scams

(4 days ago) posing as a reseller or real estate agent. The scam artist claims to have a buyer for the timeshare or guarantees he can sell the timeshare for a good price. Scam artists go to great lengths to appear credible. They use the names, addresses, and phone numbers of reputable businesses, create elaborate websites and official-looking

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