Friday, April 17, 2009

April 2009 Video Update--Three Indicators is the Charm! Postive News in the Housing Market!

Even though the economy has not recovered, the Minneapolis/St. Paul housing market appears to be making babysteps forward to recovery in Spring 2009. According to the Minneapolis Realtors Association's Monthly Skinny, there are three positive statistics (houses available per buyer, days on the market and original list price received) indicate the Twin Cities housing market is on the right track to recovery. This video update arrived in my inbox on the heels of another article where five experts were asked to select five areas that would see the earliest recovery in the housing market. Economist, James Diffley, selected Minneapolis and “refers to it as the hope of the Midwest!” due to steady population growth and comparatively stable home prices.

No doubt the $8000 first time homebuyer tax credit has fueled the spring market throughout the Twin Cities as things really kicked into high gear just after the credit was announced.

These positive signs are not just limited to Minneapolis/St. Paul and first ring suburbs. The entire north metro is seeing activity and homes selling. Just today, I noticed that several of one of my buyer’s saved favorite homes from Blaine to East Bethel and Wyoming went into pending almost overnight. I am fielding questions daily from excited first time buyers from Anoka County on the specifics of this unique opportunity. (If you have a question call on the program, just let me know with a call or text to 651-336-7073 or just send a quick

Take a peek at the entire video for a quick update on the Twin Cities housing markets “spring” to recovery…

If you are buying, selling or relocating to Minnesota and need help from a professional REALTOR®, give me a call or visit my website for a FREE Relocation Packet , Homebuyers Success Packet or sign up for Listingbook Twin Cities Home Search. I specialize in acreage and lakeshore properties in the north and east Twin Cities metro area including Ham Lake, Lino Lakes and all communities in the Forest Lake School District! Serving Anoka, Chisago, Ramsey and Washington Counties in Minnesota.

Copyright 2009 Teri Eckholm