Category: True Stories

Should I Just Give Up My License?

On Jan 26, 2015, we sold a modest townhome in 6 days.  And the property sold within $100 of the prior list price.  This was a property that had been on the market previously for several months with another agent.  Very shortly afterward, I received the following email:

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Qualifying For Our First Home

I don’t know how we qualified for our first home. I was a seasonal construction worker (roofing) and Mary was a newly hired special education school teacher…

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Parent Guidance

Buying our first home in my 20s, I asked my Dad to look it over. He was a craftsman, carpenter by trade…

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Our First House

In the 70s, when the City of Minneapolis condemned the duplex I rented with my new bride, it was time to buy a house…

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My First Housing Decision

For my first housing decision, I was newly married and still in college looking for an apartment.  Budget was top of mind, followed by location.  We decided on the upper unit of a duplex at 216 29th Avenue, next to a welding shop and the Salvation Army…

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Did you know?

Joyer Home Team clients, past customers, and charitable groups use our moving van for free…

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David Meets Goliath – Face Off with Met Council

As a 20-something Manager for a prominent home builder, I took up the challenge to get our “urban sprawling” acreage subdivisions on well and septic systems approved for FHA financing which included a condition requiring Met Council approval…

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