Consumer Resources

We're Keeping Consumers Informed

From finding your team of real estate professionals for the purchase or sale of your home to finding the information you need for gaining permission to do the addition to your home that you've been dreaming of, the Southeast Minnesota REALTORS® is here for you as a guide and a resource. 

Find Your Team

Whether you need a banker or a lawyer, a REALTOR® or a home inspector, a list of southeast Minnesota real estate resources can be found on our "Find Your Team" page.  Assemble the team just right for you and pursue your real estate dreams!

Minnesota Housing Incentive

Unsure about how to make your homeownership dream a reality? Qualified buyers can save on expenses with programs that provide money down and closing cost assistance, as well as help with repairs and energy improvements. Check out the eMinnesota Housing Incentives to see what programs may be available to you. 

Homebuyer Education Programs

Unsure of how the home buying process works? Does the mortgage loan you've applied for require a homebuyer education class? Find what you need to know here. 

Building Permit Requirements

Failing to pull the proper permits prior to building or renovating your home can be a costly mistake. The Southeast Minnesota REALTORS® connects you with the resources you need to answer permitting questions in the 11 county area. 

Foreclosure Information

Are you struggling to make your mortgage payments? Are you worried that loss of income or increases in the cost of food, fuel, and other necessities are going to make future payments difficult? Connect with the Minnesota Face of Foreclosure. 

Community Information

When purchasing or marketing a home, it is important to understand the community features that make a location desirable. Learn more about the communities of southeast Minnesota here.

Protecting Property Rights

Everyone knows REALTORS® will help you buy or sell a house. Many people don’t know we work to protect homeowner rights long after you have moved in.

Code of Ethics

Every member of the National Association of REALTORS® subscribes to the Code of Ethics.

Download the SEMR MLS App!

The Southeast Minnesota REALTORS® (SEMR) launched the first mobile applications for its members. In addition to the agent only access, the MLS will provide a search tool for the public to use. Download the app for Android from Google Play or for iPhone and iPad from the App Store.

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