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  • Downsizing Done Right! Home Buying & Selling as an Empty Nester or Senior

    Whether you're empty-nesters looking to downsize or “right-size”, retirees hoping to settle abroad, or a caretaker for an aging parent who needs to sell their home to be closer to you, this class will help you identify your next steps in the real estate process. You will learn how to determine the housing options that fit your family’s needs best (including senior apartments, accessory dwelling units, and assisted living). Discover resources for clearing clutter and auctioning personal property. If aging in place is a consideration, determine the best modifications to make staying at home functional and safe. From finding mother-in-law suites to movers to mortgage companies abroad, this class will provide the information you need to relocate or right-size with ease.
  • Home Buying for Beginners (Online)

    We will walk through the steps to home ownership. You will have a chance to have all your questions. You should leave feeling like you have a grasp of the process and what it takes to become a home owner.
  • How to Successfully Buy Your First Home

    Are you ready to take the big step to home ownership? Explore all aspects of home buying, including what’s the difference between pre-approved and pre-qualified; why should you be pre-approved before you start looking for a home; what types of mortgages are available; reasons why you should use a real estate agent to help you navigate your home purchase; is it a buyer’s market, why or why not, and how does that affect your purchasing power; what’s involved with a home inspection; why should you get a home inspection; why is it important to do a walk through before closing; what happens at closing; and more. Take home a flash drive loaded with all of the important information covered in class.
  • Selling Your Home Succesfully

    Explore the steps you need to take to you’re your home successfully. Learn about the selling cycle in the Twin Cities. Find out when you should you’re your home to get top dollar and why. Discover what are the best months of the year to list/you’re your home and why. Review the top 10 things you should do to get your home ready to sell. Discuss points to consider when you are having to sell and buy a home at the same time. Find out if the Twin Cities is a seller’s market and how that will affect you as a seller. Take home a flash drive loaded with all of the information covered in class (one per person/pair).
  • Staged to Sell

    Thinking of selling your home? Heard that staging to sell can significantly improve the final sale price of your home? It's TRUE! Attend this fun and informative class where Lindsay and Mollie from Norton Realty will share their real estate and interior design expertise to give you the best tips and tricks to prepare our home for sale. You will learn simple yet strategic home improvements, highlighting current interior design trends and using money saving techniques. Learn how making just a few key updates and modestly staging each room can transform how potential buyers envision themselves living in a home and best position your home for a fantastic offer!