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Recent Posts

Welcome Aboard! Introducing Seven New Habitat Board Members

Posted at 12:48 PM on March 11, 2021

Originally published November 20, 2020. Updated to reflect additional new board members and a new Executive Committee.

The...

Getting the Documents You Need to Apply for Habitat Homeownership

Posted at 9:00 AM on March 5, 2021

If you're eligible for the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity Financial Coaching Program, you will still need to submit your...

The Definition of a First-Time Homebuyer is Broader Than You Think

Posted at 11:00 AM on March 2, 2021

If you’ve owned a home before, you might not consider yourself a first-time homebuyer. But don’t pass by those first-time...

Aging in Place Options Beyond "Stay at Home" or "Move"

Posted at 12:00 PM on March 1, 2021

There comes a time when all of us need to decide whether to stay at home or move to a more suitable place. It's not an easy...

When can a home be considered affordable?

Posted at 8:18 AM on February 23, 2021

Across the housing industry, and within our own homeownership program, the rule of 30% has long been the standard in...

6 Tips to Improve Your Credit Score Before Your First Home Mortgage

Posted at 10:00 AM on February 18, 2021

Whether you’re actively searching or simply thinking about starting to look for a home, you can put this time to good use by...

The 4 Main Reasons Seniors Leave Their Homes Before They Really Need To

Posted at 11:30 AM on February 16, 2021

At some point in life, seniors realize they have a decision to make: "Can I stay at home instead of moving?" It could be due...

What to Expect from the Twin Cities Housing Market in 2021

Posted at 1:30 PM on February 12, 2021

2020 was challenging, to say the least, and the Twin Cities housing market changed rapidly to keep up. While the world...

Home Modifications for Seniors to Make Aging in Place Simpler

Posted at 9:15 AM on February 2, 2021

Safety is one of the main reasons seniors move out of their houses. If you or a loved one are among the 90% of people who want...

9 Home Inspection Issues That Can Be Deal-Breakers

Posted at 3:48 PM on January 25, 2021

Before buying a house, every person needs to have a home inspection. The professional who looks over the house will likely...