Tess Andrews's Blog Posts

Prior Lake Events

Hi and welcome to my Blog! This is Tess Andrews with Edina Realty and Live South of the River! I thought I would start by sharing some events to look forward to in and around some of the South of

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Minnesota First Time Homebuyers Programs

Did you know that the State of Minnesota makes it possible to buy a home with only $1,000 cash?  I know that sounds like a scam, but I'm talking about legitimate State and County programs and

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Is It A Bad Time To Buy A House

There are numbers all over the place saying that this is a "seller's market", where sellers are firmly in control.  The Star Tribune recently ran an article titled "Buyers Have to Step Up

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Down Payment Assistance Programs

Did you know that there are excellent government programs to help you make a down payment?  Amazingly, there are Down Payment Resource (DPR) programs in Minnesota that will loan as

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Who Pays The Buyers Agent

There is a very, very common myth out there that I have heard for years:  because the buyer's realtor is paid by the seller, buyers can't really trust their realtor because he/she really works

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Great Deal In Prior Lake

This is one hot property, won't last long.  Let me know if you want to see!

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Do I Really Need A Real Estate Agent

In today's Internet-connected world, pretty much every property that is for sale is viewable without an agent.  Anyone can find properties that seem to match up with their criteria, view

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Summer In Minnesota

Well, here we are in June in Minnesota, one of the best times of the year for those of us living here in the Frozen Tundra!  I never cease to be amazed at the contrast between the winters and

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