Category: Financing


Pre-qualification, pre-approval, fully underwritten pre-approval: What are the differences?

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Pre-qualification, pre-approval, fully underwritten pre-approval: What are the differences? Are all of them necessary or just some? While aspects of pre-qualifications and pre-approvals are similar, there are some key differences. Pre-Qualification This is just an estimate to get an idea of what mortgage you can probably afford. A mortgage pre-qualification is generally quick to get, [...]

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Can I Sell My Home After Two Years?

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Are you wondering if you can sell your home after only two years? The answer is: Absolutely! Many homeowners are able to sell their home and walk away with a profit in two short years. We’ve seen about a 11% increase in home values in the last two years in Rochester. What that means is [...]

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Do I need to be pre-approved for a home loan, and what does that mean?

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You hear a lot of talk about pre-approval for a home loan – but what does that mean, and does it apply to you? Beth has the answer. Find more helpful real estate tips here. [...]

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How much do I need for a down payment on a home?

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How much do you need for a downpayment to buy a home – 20%, 50%… none at all? Beth has the answer. Find our library of your FAQ questions answered here. [...]

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How much does it cost to build a home in Rochester?

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If you want to build a home in Rochester, Minnesota, what will it cost you? Beth has the answer. Find our entire New Construction Tip library here. [...]

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Will Building a Home Fit My Budget?

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Choosing the right builder is a big decision. How do you best go about picking the right one for you? Beth has some advice. See our entire library of New Construction tips here. [...]

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