Minneapolis Real Estate


When you buy a home with us, you will receive 20% of the commission we are paid by the 
seller upon closing.
 
   
Home Price
You Rebate/ Discount
$200,000
$1080
$300,000
$1620
$400,000
$2160
$600,000
$3240
$800,000
$4320
$900,000
$4860
$1,000,000
$5400
   
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*Rebate is available only to buyers who close escrow/proceed to final settlement with Link Real Estate Services Ltd acting as their sole and exclusive agent in the purchase of real estate. The rebate is twenty percent (20%) of the cooperating broker commission actually received by Link Real Estate Services Ltd at the close of escrow/settlement for representing the buyer net of any allowances or other deductions by Link Real Estate Services Ltd related to the transaction. Occasionally, the seller and/or listing broker in a transaction will offer the broker representing the buyer a bonus or other additional incentive over and above the cooperating brokerage commission. Any such bonuses or other additional incentives are separate and apart from the cooperating brokerage commission actually received by Link Real Estate Services Ltd and buyer is not entitled to a rebate on any bonus or other additional incentive monies paid to Link Real Estate Services Ltd over and above the cooperative broker commission. See your agent for details. The amount of the cooperating broker commission received will vary on individual properties. The rebate will be paid or credited to the party or parties named as the "buyer(s)" or "borrower(s)" on the HUD-1 Closing Statement or equivalent official closing statement. This rebate program is only available where permitted under state and federal law and when not otherwise prohibited by the buyer's lender(s). There may be tax consequences to the rebate. If you need legal or tax advice, you should consult with the appropriate professional. Offer subject to conditions, limitations, exclusions, modifications, and/or discontinuation without notice.

 

 

 

Our business philosophy is simple,"Treat others as We want to be Treated". This kind of non-self-centered philosophy helps our Minneapolis Real Estate professionals maintain our own integrity. We train our Minneapolis Real Estate Agents right and lead by example.

A Professional Minneapolis Real Estate Agent is waiting to help and assist you in all your Minneapolis Real Estate Buying and Selling needs. Please call your trusted Minneapolis Real Estate Agent for a Free a consultation 612-965-4008 or Email:info@linkandco.com.

 

The American Dream

We have helped many people achieve their American Dream of owning a home with little or no money down. Minnesota offers many First Time Home buyer programs that may be available to you. We may also be able to help you find a loan program that lets you use seller paid closing costs and down payment assistance. What does it all mean? Basically very little money/ savings needed out of your pocket. It all depends on what your credit looks like. Call us and a knowledgeable friendly real estate agent will help you with a free consultation. No tricks, No obligations, No games! Just the Truth! Our Mission "We like to treat other as we would like to be treated our selves."

 

Buying a Home? Here's What You Need to Know

The biggest investment many of us will make is our home - and mistakes can be costly. To help weed through the home-buying jungle, we've gathered the knowledge and strategies every home buyer should know before even beginning the hunt!

Know your needs.

Weigh the costs of home ownership.
First, examine your lifestyle. Do you long for bucolic pasturelands? Feel energized by urban cityscapes? Looking forward to a family-friendly suburban lifestyle? It's important to think of the limitations each locale places on your lifestyle and the perks each has to offer -- before making the commitment to buy.

Suburban lifestyles are flexible, offering children the opportunity to play outdoors and enjoy a neighborhood environment; urban areas offer greater social, culture, educational and career opportunities; rural environs offer privacy, room to roam and the ability to pursue hobbies -- such as gardening -- on a larger scale.

In addition to locale, it's important to think about the type of dwelling you're considering. Will you quickly outgrow that handsome city brownstone? Is a country cottage the perfect size? Will purchasing a condo allow you to forego lawn and home maintenance and enjoy more leisure time?

Weigh the costs of home ownership.

Better to build or buy?
There's more to consider than just a monthly mortgage payment. Will you be able to afford the expenses that come with owning a home? Utilities, property taxes, repairs, homeowners association fees, lawn maintenance (unless you will do the work yourself) can all add up. If you're moving to a new part of town or a new city, it's important to consider the cost of living for that area. Transportation, school tuition and everyday living expenses can also make home ownership more expensive than it initially appears.

Having a home custom-built to your specifications can be expensive. But are you ready to take on remodeling and updating an older home to meet your needs?

A remodel can often be expensive and in the end, is less satisfying - and finishing a project yourself, without experience, can result in the purchase of costly tools and the loss of your valuable time. Do your research before signing with a contractor or deciding to revamp an older home.

Location, location, location.

A bargain is never really a bargain when located in a bad neighborhood. Sometimes lightning will strike and gentrification of certain areas will result in skyrocketing property value -- but that's rare. It's better to take a chance on a smaller home -- or one in need of repair -- in a great area where the value will only rise.

Know your loans.

A loan rate can look great in an advertisement, but once bankers have drawn you in to the branch office, what will you really pay? Points, PMI (private mortgage insurance) and closing costs can drive your mortgage cost up. Some programs allow buyers to have smaller down payment -- but how long are you required to stay in the home without penalty -- and how much more will you pay each month?

Be sure to read all the clauses and fine print before getting a mortgage. And don't be afraid to shop around for the best rate.

Consider an exclusive buyer's broker.

Most real estate agents represent the seller, but a Buyer's Broker represents your needs and desires and helps you locate the property that's best for you. While buyer's brokers are difficult to locate in some markets, locating a professional advocate who is required by law to get you the best price and terms can alleviate home shopping stress.

Demand full disclosure and a professional home inspection.

Most states require that a home seller disclose potential problems with the property -- but the homeowner may not always know or reveal existing structural problems (despite the legal requirement). The only way to truly know what's going on inside (and over and under) a home's structure is to secure the services of a reputable home inspector. Expect to pay $300-600 for the inspection. It seems like a lot of money, but consider the thousands it could save you if the home isn't up to code or has major issues.

Get it in writing.

Perhaps one of the best ways to protect yourself is to have every part of the sale in writing -- and make sure you understand every aspect before making a commitment. Legal jargon and real estate terminology can be confusing and somewhat frustrating, so hone your real estate vocabulary before house hunting, and don't be afraid to ask a lot of questions along the way.

What to do after the sale.

First, purchase homeowners insurance. Next, decide if the purchase of a home warranty (if not included as part of the sale) is in your best interest. Finally, make sure your title has been taken care of during the sales process.

Don't forget about taxes.

Are your property taxes rolled into your monthly mortgage payment? Or will you be responsible for paying them yearly? Don't forget to keep paperwork for your annual federal or state income tax return -- you can often deduct the property taxes, points and interest paid on a mortgage. Set up a consultation with a tax accountant to learn more about the restrictions on these types of deductions.

 

 

 

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612-965-4008
Link Real Estate Services
Direct: 612-965-4008

Email:mike@linkandco.com
Minneapolis Real Estate Agent/Broker
 
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