Help for Minneapolis home buyers

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Seeking to purchase a home in Minneapolis? New on-line tools are now available to link homebuyers to homeownership opportunities.

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The City of Minneapolis has developed a new Web site, Seeking Home Ownership, that includes a listing of development partners who have worked with the City on recently completed projects and currently have homes for sale in Minneapolis. These projects offer urban amenities and ownership opportunities for households of all income levels.

The Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD)–a partner with the City of Minneapolis–helps prospective homebuyers with incomes up to $89,500 find homes they can afford. Their Web site, www.ownahomemn.org/, features quality single-family, condominium and town homes, each built by community developers dedicated to the vitality and stability of the neighborhoods in which they work.

With interest rates declining, now is a great time to buy. The City also provides mortgage financing. For more information, see Seeking Home Ownership or call 612-673-5282.

The City also encourages homebuyers to “Buy Smart, Buy Near Transit” to save money, deliver a better return on their investment and ensure a higher quality of life for themselves and their neighbors.

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