Did you know Minnesota has the third highest home ownership rate in the country, but families of color own homes at a much lower rate? That difference is the housing gap. On April 10th at 6:30, ABC Realty is hosting a community engagement event at the East Side Freedom Library. We will be discussing the racial housing gap in Minnesota, a crisis that has yet to be fully discussed. ABC along with the Freedom Library and other partners will hold a conversation next month and we encourage everyone to attend. Along with the housing gap we will discuss strategies for… Read More
ABC has entered 2019 continuing the same mission we ended 2018 with, closing the housing gap in Minnesota. for those of you who may not know what that is the Minnesota housing gap is what we use to refer to the gap in homeownership between White Minnesotans and Minnesotans of Color. one of the many factors that led up to this Gap is that of red lining which you can learn more about Red Lining by listening to this NPR segment on it!
This Sunday, January 20th, ABC Realty will be volunteering at the Cookie Cart in East Saint Paul. Cookie Cart is a local nonprofit organization that began in North Minneapolis and has opened a second location on the East Side on Payne Avenue. From 1-3 our team will be volunteering at the East Side location, and during that time clients can stop by to get to know both the Cookie Cart and ABC Realty’s staff. The first 12 of our clients to attend will receive a dozen free cookies. Stop on by, and check out our facebook link for the event!… Read More
Good afternoon! We are almost done with the month of October! Our last blog post spoke about our goal to close the housing gap between White Minnesotans and Minnesotans of Color. Check out our official statement here!
Good Evening, This August we are welcoming a new realtor to ABC! LaShanna Moore is coming to ABC with more than twelve years of experience as an investor. She has owned residential investment properties as a landlord so she knows exactly what people are looking for when it comes to housing. LaShanna also has experience rehabbing homes and enjoys helping her clients not only envision what is possible with a property but can provide the practical knowledge on how to implement those ideas. We are more than happy to have LaShanna joining the team!
Good Evening! We’re coming to the end of June and the official beginning of summer! Even Though it’s felt like it since the end of May. To kick off summer 2018 we have some big news here at ABC! We’re bringing five new construction homes to the market this fall! All with four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two car detached garage. Keep an eye out for these homes because they’re all going for under 250,000. We are also expanding our marketing and branding to include client ratings and testimonials! On top of all this great news we are expecting… Read More
Good evening! ABC Realty has been your go to brokerage for the East Side for several years now. From Dayton’s bluff to Battle Creek we have worked with countless individuals to find them the home of their dreams. Now I think it is time we learn about the people behind ABC! Seanne Thomas is the founder of ABC Realty. She has over sixteen years in the business and is an expert at working with first time home buyers. A St. Paul native, Seanne graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelors in economics. She has lived on the East… Read More
Mpls/StPaul Home Tour A Huge Success! Hello how is everyone? It seems like we’ve skipped spring all together. That being said, for those who couldn’t make it out to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Home Tour the weather was beautiful and the DJ at the Village on Rivoli was bumpin! Home Ownership in St. Paul on the rise. Almost 300 People toured our homes! We received almost 300 visitors both at Rivoli and McLean and the reactions were positive! If you aren’t familiar with Rivoli and McLean projects they are two separate projects that have been constructed by companies ABC Realty has… Read More
Spring is finally here (terms and conditions may apply) and we have big news! The Village on Rivoli has been twenty years in the making and this June phase two homes will be available for purchase. St.Paul’s newest and greenest neighborhood provides residents with access to a solar garden, orchard, and a breathtaking view of Downtown! The homes are situated in Rail Road island and stand 1,500 feet above the businesses that dot the landscape below. Health partners Neuroscience Clinic, Metro Transit, and the Carpenters Union are few among many. We mentioned earlier that the Village was constructed with ‘green’ living… Read More