March 2016

Found 3 blog entries for March 2016.

Housing Inventory in St. Paul New year, same old story for the St. Paul real estate market in the early going of 2016. According to a recent statement from the Minneapolis Area Association or Realtors, market activity is up all throughout the Twin Cities which led to higher sales prices in February, but a limited inventory remains a concern as we head into the traditionally busy spring season.

Single-family homes in the area are once again the top selling property-type through February, while sellers are currently receiving 95.3% of their original list price. Pending sales last month also jumped by 6.7%, while the median home price also increased by 3.7% from last year to $207,395.

Even despite a 3% increase in new listings, inventory has still dropped an astounding 19.4% to less than

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St. Paul Home ValuesWhen you look at cities like New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and even Washington D.C., it’s hard not to be blown away by current home prices—and not in a good way. In these and so many other major cities around the county, young and first-time home buyers are having a very difficult time finding an affordable apartment, let along trying to come up with a down payment and being able to purchase a new home or condo.

But unlike these other major cities, homes for sale in St. Paul are still completely reasonable from a cost standpoint, and regardless of your budget or which price point may fit your needs, it won’t take long for home buyers considering a move to St. Paul or the Twin Cities area to realize that you really do get a lot more bang for your

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St. Paul Parking App ReleasedSt. Paul isn’t really one of those cities where finding a place to park is an utterly dreadful experience. While it’s always a pain in the neck to find yourself looking for an open space on busy days or nights, there are much worse places in the country when it comes to parking.

Even still, the process of parking, and more specifically paying for parking, just became a whole lot easier, as the city of St. Paul has finally released its mobile pay app for parking meters.

Called PassportPaking, the state-of-the-art mobile app allows users to seamlessly pay for parking fees from the convenience of their own phone, not to mention re-load the meter when your original time limit expires without the hassle of having to walk back to your car’s location.

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