Online Minnesota Short Sale Seminar For Sellers

short sale seminar minnesotaIf you are thinking of selling you home in Minnesota and owe more than your home is worth you may be comparing foreclosure vs short sale and wondering what your options are. Tom Scott at Re/Max Advantage Plus and the Twin City Real Estate Team will be hosting a 1-2 hour short sale real estate seminar to help answer questions you may have about the process, talk about the consquences of both and discuss the short sale process. We will be hosting on and require you to RSVP to by January 25th. I have created brief 30 seconds video clips to help sellers with some of the most common questions asked about short sale vs foreclosure.

Minnesota Short Sale Seminar Online

We understand if you are considering a short sale no one wants to raise their hand and volunteer that information. That is why we have created an anoymous Minnesota short sale seminar you can ask the questions you need.

When: January 26th 10:00am to 11:00am or Noon depending on questions.

Where: Anywhere you have computer access, even in the comfort of your own home.

To RSVP Call 612-384-2178 or email

This seminar is for informational purposes only and we always recommend you consult a short sale attorney. Tom Scott of Re/Max Advantage plus works with local atorneys when conducting a short sale and has recommendations upon request.

First Time Buyer Seminar

Thinking of buying your first home. We will be offering a first time buyer seminar March 15th from 6-8pm at 1228 East Vierling Drive, Shakopee. This is the Re/Max Advantage Plus office in Shakopee and we will have a loan officer on hand to answer any financing questions.

Click here to register

First Time Buyer Class | Scott County Downpayment Assistance

First Time Buyer Class and Scott County Downpayment Assistance Programs and Help

Now is an incredible time to purchase a home in Scott County. Interest rates are at all time lows and home prices have dipped. I think we will see a lot more foreclosure activity in the next few months as the market has remain oddly low with inventory. More banks will start to release inventory and many deals on Scott County homes will

There are still spaces available in the upcoming Scott County Community Development Agency’s Homebuyers Clubs!

Upcoming club dates are:

December 2011 Homebuyers Club Schedule

Class 1: December 5, 2011, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Class 2: December 7, 2011, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Class 3: December 19, 2011, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Class 4: December 21, 2011, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


January/February 2012 Homebuyers Club Schedule Class 1:
January 12, 2012, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Class 2: January 19, 2012, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Class 3: January 26, 2012, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Class 4: February 2, 2012, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Class 5: February 9, 2012, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Class 6: February 16, 2012, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.*

* Please note, the last class is three hours long.

Successful graduates of the Homebuyers Club that purchase in Scott County after January 1, 2012, may be eligible for a down payment assistance grant  of up to $3000. Grants are secured on a first-come, first-serve basis, and registration to the Homebuyers Club is limited.

Potential homebuyers are encouraged to participate in the Homebuyers Club early in the process.

The SCCDA’s Homebuyers Club uses the Home Stretch curriculum, meeting first-time homebuyer education requirements.

For more information on the Homebuyers Club or the down payment assistance, visit the Scott County CDA website  or call 612-384-2178.

Email Tom Scott of Remax Advantage Plus for a list of eligibility requirements

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Online MN First Time Homebuyer Seminars

I have done many MN first time home buying seminars over the years which have gone well, but what I am finding more and more is MN buyers want the real estate information, but don’t have the time especially after work to go to a first time buyer seminar. Problem solved! I will be conducting a live online MN first time buyer seminar complemented by a PowerPoint presentation and the ability for questions the following dates:

Thursday March 3rd 6:00-7:30 pm

Sunday March 6th 9:00-10:30 am

Sunday March 13th 10-11:30am (loan officer available)

Saturday March 19th 2-3:30pm (loan officer available)

Tuesday March 22nd 9:30-11pm

Monday March 28th 6:30-8:00pm (loan officer available)

There is a limit of 15 registrants per MN first time buyer seminar and are on a first come first serve basis. So kick back at the convenience of your home on a weekend morning or weekday evening and see what the whole first time buyer process is about. We will also be conducting a night owl MN first time home buyer session from 9:30-11pm March 22nd. Make sure to register online and let me know what date you would like to attend.

What will be covered at our Online MN First Time Buyer Seminars?

  • Time frame to start looking
  • The difference between be pre approved and pre qualified
  • Do I need a Realtor? (quick answer is NO, but why)
  • MN Foreclosures and MN short sales
  • The home buying process from A-Z
  • Negotiation tactics of sellers and banks
  • Loan programs available
  • Inspections vs appraisals
  • Closing on your home