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The Advantage Home Buyer blog provides home-buyers and sellers with the latest updates and tips & tricks for buying, selling, moving and more. Check out our blogs below!

2020 Guide: How Flipping Houses in Minneapolis is Still Profitable?

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What do I do with the House after Divorce?

Divorce – What to do with the house? Divorce is a difficult time that can happen to anyone. It is a new phase of life and. Unfortunately, it’s not one of those unpleasant situations you can simply walk away from.  One of the biggest duties of divorcees is to divide their shared assets and property. […]Read More

Does Your Home Have Structural Issues?

Does your home have structural issues? A home is arguably the biggest investment you will make in your lifetime. It’s the place where you and your loved one will make memories for a long time. Making sure that your home is able to withstand everything life throws your way is incredibly important. Taking the steps […]Read More

How to Cope with Losing Your Job

What to do when you lost a job? Losing a job can be a real blow to someone’s life. Unfortunately, this is also a situation that most people find themselves in at one point in their lives. While it is perfectly normal to feel down about your circumstances, it is important that you don’t let […]Read More

What to Do When You’ve Inherited A House

So you’ve just inherited a house – now what? Being the recipient of an inheritance can force you to encounter a lot of conflicting feelings. Depending on the relationship you had to the deceased, you can be feeling anything between grief and gratitude. These confusing feelings are all normal and nothing for you to feel […]Read More

The Perks of Retirement Downsizing

Retirement Downsizing Retirement can be a very complicated milestone in one’s life. On one hand, it is the celebration of all your accomplishments. Your status of retirement is an impressive achievement marking the end of your hard work. While this new chapter is supposed to be filled with extra time and well-deserved rest, it is […]Read More

What to do with the House after a Loved One Passes

Cleaning Out a Loved One’s House After a Death When you have recently lost a loved one, straightening up their assets is often the last thing on your mind. Unfortunately, a large part of the legal proceedings following someone’s death is handling their estate. While there isn’t a surefire way to make grieving any easier, […]Read More

The Advantage Home Buyer Commitment to Clients

The Advantage Home Buyer Commitment to Clients The end of the year is a time of reflection on the previous year’s events and achievements and gratitude for its many blessings.  At Advantage Home Buyer, we often use this time to consider what we have done right to assist our customers, and how we can improve […]Read More

Tips for Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

Tips for Preparing Your Home for Winter Ah, fall!  As those glorious, brilliant colors begin to cascade into piles on the ground and the crispness in the air begins to ebb into a downright chill, you know it’s time to start preparing your home for winter months ahead. A little work now can save a […]Read More

How to Repair Credit

How to Repair Credit Keeping your credit healthy is one of those tasks that is always important, but it becomes even more critical when you’re planning on buying a home. Whether you’re a seasoned homeowner or a first-timer, your credit score is a primary factor that mortgage lenders consider when evaluating your application. If you’ve […]Read More

Moving with Pets and Children

Moving with Pets and Children Let’s be honest: no one enjoys moving.  It’s a stressful time for a variety of reasons, and trying to manage all the components and keep everything organized is a very daunting task. Moving all your belongings and the detritus of everyday living is challenging enough, but when you add children […]Read More

Summertime Energy Saving Tips

Summertime Energy Saving Tips Ah, summertime! We wait all year for lazy days in the sun, warm nights spent with friends, lemonade stands, swimming at the lake and baseball games under the stars.  Unfortunately, all that fun under the sun can come at a hefty price, and it’s usually one realized in your utility bills. […]Read More

6 Easy and Inexpensive Home Improvement Tips

6 Easy and Inexpensive Home Improvement Tips A recent online poll indicates 77% of homeowners said they had a list of five or more projects they want to do to spruce up their abode. If you’re like those 77%, you likely have a list of home improvement plans too. Unfortunately, budgetary concerns can often get […]Read More

Tips for Moving in The Summer

Tips for Moving in the Summer Ask any real estate expert and they will tell you that summer is by far the most popular time to move into a new home. While summer weather is obviously the most ideal time of year to take on the challenges of relocating, intense heat, humidity and the potential […]Read More

Tips to Avoid Foreclosure

Tips to Avoid Foreclosure The word “foreclosure” is admittedly one of the scariest words for any homeowner. The past three years have seen an improved economy and the darkest days of the burst real estate bubble are seemingly behind us, but there are still many homeowners who have yet to fully recover from the economic […]Read More

Top Places to Donate/Sell Goods

Top Places to Donate/Sell Goods Ah, spring! Time to open up those windows, let the fresh air in, wipe away the dirt and clutter that accumulated over the winter, and start anew. While spring cleaning can give you a renewed sense of purpose and a fresh start, all of that reorganization can lead to you […]Read More

Thinking of Relocating? 7 Tips to Make a Smooth Transition

Relocation Tips: How to Make a Smooth Transition Whether you’re moving for a dream job opportunity, relocating for a better climate in retirement or you’ve simply decided it’s time for a fresh start, deciding to make the move to a new city or state can be as daunting as it is exhilarating. One of the […]Read More

8 Tips for Moving in the Winter

8 Tips for Winter Moving Let’s be honest: the prospect of moving all your belongings from one location to another is a daunting one, regardless of what time of year it is. Packing up the detritus that accumulates from basic day-to-day living can be overwhelming, even if it’s 65 and sunny. The cold and inclement […]Read More

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