Royal Consulate of Sweden – 1910

Royal Consulate of Sweden – 1910

We aren’t entirely sure what this letter is or why it was in the box of historic artifacts from Western Realty, but its marked as written in 1910 and its from the Royal Consulate of Sweden in Minneapolis, MN.  It’s a pretty neat look at what was occurring...
Old Western Realty – 1920

Old Western Realty – 1920

The history of Western Realty goes pretty far back. Below is a picture of what it looked like to work at Western Realty in what we think is about 1920. 

Closing Costs Explained

Here is an overview of the types of closing costs you may incur on your loan. Some are one-time fees, while others reoccur over the life of the loan. When you apply for your loan, you will receive a Good Faith Estimate of Settlement Charges, and a booklet that will...

Questions To Ask Any Agent

How long have you been in residential real estate in our area? If they have not been in local real estate for several years, they have not been involved in the cyclical market that has defined our market to date. Along with this, ask how many transactions they average...

Selecting a Listing Agent

In today’s real estate market it is more important than ever to have a professional who truly represents your best interest. A qualified listing agent works for you — the home seller. Here are some things to consider when hiring an agent: The offer is...