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Metro Transit Goes West: Why It Matters

Posted by Eric Beise on Nov 20, 2018 11:24:00 AM

The headline doesn't bring quite the nostalgia of the kids movie from the early 90's, Fievel goes West, but it is what is happening to the Twin Cites light rail transportation system.

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Topics: Minneapolis Info, City Info, Housing, Investing

3 Real Estate Investing Myths Holding You Back

Posted by Brady Erickson on Nov 6, 2018 12:32:46 PM

“How’s the market?”, asks the man politely, hoping to sound interested in his acquaintance’s work as a realtor. For this polite but skeptical man has been around the sun a great many times, and real estate (as an investment) is all but a fool’s errand in his mind. To him, whatever can be gained in this boom will most certainly be lost before he knows it. As the man departs from the conversation, he reassures himself of his own cleverness. Burying cash in his yard has yielded much more value to his property than a risky investment ever could.

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Topics: Investing, Wits Realty, Millennial, Retirement, Housing

3 Reasons a Millennial Retirement Portfolio Should Have Real Estate

Posted by Eric Beise on Oct 23, 2018 9:31:50 PM

Much ink has been spilled over whether it is best to rent or buy. There are reasons to advocate for both sides; however, this is not an article about the advantages of one over the other. Instead, our underlying assertion is that all Millennials should own real estate, and in most cases, the sooner the better.

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Topics: Housing, Investing, Retirement, Millennial, Wits Realty

The 2040 Plan: The Future of Minneapolis Housing

Posted by Eric Beise on Oct 3, 2018 10:41:37 AM

The Minneapolis 2040 Plan will, arguably, be the most impactful document for Minneapolis residents, and even those in the greater Twin Cities, for years to come. If you haven't read the whole thing, we don't blame you. Coming in at just under 500 pages of light reading, it is hard to make it a priority, yet there are several important things to consider, especially when it comes to housing.

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Topics: Wits Realty, Minneapolis Info, Housing

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