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The 2024 Real Estate Outlook: Resilience Amid Uncertainty

Despite rising mortgage rates, high inflation, stock market volatility, and broader economic uncertainty, the housing market has shown remarkable...

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Square Footage Calculator: How Much Space Do You Need in Your First Home?

Deciding what you want in your house is one of the most exciting things about shopping for your first home.

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Showing Up in Community

On Labor Day weekend this year, local organizers held a community barbecue to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop. Twin Cities Habitat for...

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Buying vs. Renting: 9 Signs You May Be Ready to Buy a House

How far can one month's rent get you as a homeowner? If you've ever wondered whether you should keep renting or buy a home, you're not alone—many...

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Getting the Documents You Need to Apply for Habitat Homeownership

If you're eligible for the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity Homeownership or Financial Coaching Programs, you will need to submit a program...

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Homeownership Creates Public Safety: A Conversation with Enzi Tanner

As part of our series of blog posts about the confluence of National Homeownership Month and LGBTQ+ Pride month, Twin Cities Habitat staff sat down...

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Who Counts as a First-Time Homebuyer? Definition & Eligibility – couple at desk, homebuyers – TC Habitat

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

Editor's note: The following information was updated in 2023 to include additional homebuyer resources.

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The Pros and Cons of FHA 203(k) Loan Products

For DIY lovers, a fixer-upper home can be the ultimate project.

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