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The Informed Buyer Guide

Our free Informed Buyer's Video Guide is meant to help homebuyers, like you, learn about the home buying process. Maybe you're a first-time home buyer, or maybe you are looking to purchase a larger home, or a condo. We've got you covered with plenty of information for you. Watch the videos below, and contact us with any questions along the way. We're here to help.

Getting Pre-Approved

Types of mortgages.

How to get pre-approved.

Types of Homes

Single Family / Condos / Townhouses


Associations and Dues

What are associations for?

What do they do?

Why are there association dues?

Searching for Homes / MLS

Searching with the MLS

Things to consider in your search

Researching Public Data

What data is available?

Where do I find the date?

Making An Offer

What is a Purchase Agreement?

Terms to consider on the PA.

Multiple Offers

What to do in multiple offers

What to consider with multiples.


What is negotiable?

Should I expect a counter offer?


What are inspections for?

What kinds of inspections can I do?


Seller Concessions

What is a seller concession?

Why should a seller pay concessions?

Closing Costs Explained

How much does it cost?

What are typical costs?

Title Work

What is title work?

Why do you want an Owners Policy?


Why an appraisal?

What happens if its low?


What is underwriting?

Why is it necessary?

Preparing For The Closing

What happens at closing?

What do I need to bring?

Contact   Info

Drop us a message. Ask us a question. Contact us.


7700 France Ave S #230
Edina, MN 55435
(952) 915-2252 (direct office)
(952) 884-8404 (office front desk)

Steven Hong, REALTOR
Team lead
Old Home Certified

(612) 990-9009

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