How to Navigate This Market: 101

By Brady Erickson / June 21, 2021 / Comments Off on How to Navigate This Market: 101

Brady Erickson | Realtor In all likelihood, you’ll find yourself in the midst of some casual small talk in the coming days. We all experience the weather, so it may be the topic of choice for breaking the ice or quickly escaping awkward silence. As a Realtor, the [housing] “market” is often “the weather” of…

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Twin Cities 2021 Housing Forecast

By Brady Erickson / December 4, 2020 / Comments Off on Twin Cities 2021 Housing Forecast

Brady Erickson | Realtor In an effort to quickly turn the page on the year that was 2020, I thought it apropos to look ahead to what 2021 has in store for housing. After finishing that last sentence, I soon realized that it’s impossible to look forward without taking some inventory in 2020, so let’s…

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How to Identify a House Hack

By Brady Erickson / May 5, 2020 /

By Brady Erickson | Realtor House hacking strategy can range from the extraordinarily obvious to the remarkably nuanced. On the most fundamental level, the novice hacker wants to find a place to call home that can also be leveraged for other purposes. This may look like something as simple as renting out a spare bedroom…

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Twin Cities 2020 Market Forecast

By Brady Erickson / December 12, 2019 /

By: Brady Erickson | Realtor Market perception and misconceptions. It should be no surprise that many of my conversations are real estate conversations. One of the most redeeming qualities of these frequent conversations is hearing what perceptions of the market are floating around in the minds of many. My goal in this article is to…

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Basements: To Finish, or Not to Finish?

By Brady Erickson / August 15, 2019 /

In Minneapolis, finishing a basement is one of the most common and substantial projects a homeowner or potential buyer will consider taking on. Unfortunately, not every basement project is worth beginning in the first place, and many zealous but unaware proprietors find themselves in too deep after it is too late.

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5 Tips for Buying a Rental Property in the Twin Cities

By Brady Erickson / July 21, 2019 /

By Brady Erickson, Realtor As the Twin Cities continue to surge with high-income renters and demand for rental homes, owning rental property has become an increasingly lucrative endeavor. But even with the tremendous upside of owning real estate, there are many pitfalls to an oversimplified approach. Property investment is multifaceted and should be approached with…

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Is Twin Cities Housing In Bubble Trouble?

By Brady Erickson / December 18, 2018 / Comments Off on Is Twin Cities Housing In Bubble Trouble?

By Brady Erickson, Realtor Short answer: No. Long answer: No, not really. Understandably, there is a bit of a recency bias when it comes to how one feels about the future of the real estate market. We are not all that far removed from the bursting of the housing bubble, and that is certainly informing…

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3 Real Estate Investing Myths Holding You Back

By Brady Erickson / November 6, 2018 /

Admittedly, real estate investing can feel confounding and downright perilous. However, clearing a path through the forest of misconceptions is a good place to start.

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