2018 Residential Real Estate Summit


2018 Residential Real Estate Summit
Friday, April 6, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

Speakers Include:
David Arbit, Director of Research & Economics, MAAR
David Siegel, Executive Director, BATC
Art Plante, President, John Arthur Homes
Michael P. Ramme, Director of Land Acquisition, Pulte Group
Herb Tousley, University of St. Thomas
Matthew O’Brien, Mortgage Banker, Summit Mortgage
Christopher Galler, Chief Executive Officer, MN Association of Realtors
John Rask, Vice President Land,  M/I Homes of Minneapolis
Keena Maher, Branch Manager, Waterstone Mortgage

Minnesota Spring Residential Housing Update
• Forces driving the Minnesota residential market
• Submarkets primed for growth in 2018
• Reading the tea-leaves: seller & buyer activity, inventory and prices, days on the market, ratio of sales to list price, absorption rates and affordability
• Addressing market segments: foreclosures/short sales, single family/condo, new construction/previously owned
• A deeper look at high velocity areas: Minneapolis & St Paul plus SW Minneapolis, Edina, St. Louis Park, Plymouth, Apple Valley and Lakeville

2018 Home Builders Roundtable Discussion
• 2018 update: essentials of new home construction and design
• Tip on brokering more new homes in today’s buying environment
• Negotiating incentive packages with agents and home buyer
• Today’s top market techniques getting real results
• Addressing previously unfinished developments, is it wise to buy there?
• Looking at how Minnesota compares to the rest of the country

Residential and Multifamily Financing Trends and Options
• Structuring loans to close under 2018 market parameters 
• Looking at today’s interest rates and how rates may evolve in the next 12 months
• Addressing current lender parameters and which lenders are the most active
• Evaluating among several mortgage alternatives in today’s market 
• Steps to take advantage of the competitive lending climate

Today’s Residential Real Estate Broker 
• Real estate brokers discuss how the market has changed and forecast coming trends
• Tips to dealing with broker stress, closing deals without all the pain
• Creating successful real estate brokerage teams
• How the ever-increasing availability of information to consumers is changing the home buyer and seller relationship

Residential Real Estate Summit


  • When

  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • Golden Valley Country Club
    7001 Golden Valley
    Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

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