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LAR NEWS - LAKES AREA REALTY NEW WEBSITE! 

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Lakes Area Realty is proud to launch its new website with expanded content and more feature rich/user friendly search functions.

To try out the new Lakes Area Realty search features click on the map, pictured to the right, to start a property map search right away, follow the available search for home links above, or pick from one of these links below to begin your search.

NEW PROPERTY SEARCH

Search the MNIDX, the multiple listing service covering the Twin Cities Metro Area, Greater Minnesota, and Western Wisconsin.

  • Map Search
  • Search by City
  • Search by Zip Code
  • Search by MLS Number
  • Search by Open House

Search the WCAR MLS, the multiple listing service specializing in West Central Minnesota

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MONTHLY SKINNY: AUGUST 2010

Where has the Minneapolis real estate market been and where is it heading? This monthly summary provides an overview of current trends and projections for future activity.

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MONTHLY SKINNY: MAY 2010

Where has the Minneapolis real estate market been and where is it heading? This monthly summary provides an overview of current trends and projections for future activity.

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TAX CREDIT EXTENSION DETAILS

  

For more information about the Homebuyer Tax Credit extension please visit this page for additional details and materials

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 The deadline is fast approaching. If you're in the market for a new home and are hoping to take advantage of the tax credit, here's what you need to know:

 

1. To qualify, first-time and repeat buyers must enter into a written binding contract by April 30, 2010 and close by June 30, 2010.

 

2. You qualify as a first-time homebuyer if you (and your spouse, if married) have not owned a primary residence for a 3-year period before your purchase, and you have never taken advantage of the DC first-time homebuyer credit.

 

3. Buyers qualify for the repeat buyer credit if they have lived in their primary residence for five consecutive years of the past eight years. A primary residence is generally regarded as the residence where an individual spends most

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