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Open Road Fund Helps Build Black Wealth

In June 2023, Nexus Community Partners launched the Open Road Fund, a groundbreaking $50 million resource to help build wealth for descendants of the...

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Why Fall and Winter Might Be the Best Time of Year to Buy a House

Before the pandemic caused major upheaval in the housing market, fall and winter were often considered the best time to buy because of better prices....

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Twin Cities 2023 Housing Market Forecast

Editor's note: Interviews for this forecast were conducted with Adade Amenounve and David Arbit. Adade is a REALTOR, a broker, and a member of the...

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How Housing Impacts Health

It’s estimated that people spend about 90% of their lives indoors. This highlights how important our homes are to our overall health. On a global...

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How Interest Rates Work and Impact The Cost of a Home [VIDEO]

How much do you really pay when you buy a home? A loan you take out to buy a house is called a mortgage. The mortgage is usually a little less than...

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When Buying a Home, Don't Forget the Roof Inspection

To land their dream home in today’s ultra-competitive real estate market, buyers are making unexpected compromises. Making offers without ever...

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What to Expect from the Twin Cities Housing Market in 2021

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

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What Experts Expect From the Minnesota Housing Market for the rest of 2020

If you are planning to buy your first home in 2020, there is a lot to learn about the market! With a pandemic, recession, and social distancing...

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Urging State Leaders to Prioritize Homeowners in COVID-19 Response

Press Release submitted March 24, 2020. Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota, Minnesota Homeownership Center, and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity have...

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Solar-ready Habitat homes

From building ENERGY STAR certified homes, to meeting LEED standards on our new home builds , to tackling special energy-efficient projects like our...

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