Truth In Housing in some of the communities in the Twin Cities metro area require homes to be inspected by a licensed evaluator before the home can be offered for sale, whether the sale is public or private. The evaluations range from $350- $400 and can take up to an hour.
Below is a complete list of cities in Minnesota requiring a Truth-in-Housing/Time-of-Sale Evaluation. If a city is not listed here, there is no requirement for a Truth-in-Housing Evaluation.
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|Cities||Type of Properties||Who to Contact|
|Bloomington||Single Family, Two Family, & Multiple Family|
|No Longer required.|
|No longer required|
|Golden Valley||All properties, Residential and Commerical (sewer inspection)||The City of Golden Valley|
|Hopkins||All one to four-unit dwellings, including condominiums and townhouses.|
|Minneapolis||Single Family, Multi-Family, Townhouses, and first-time condominium conversions.|
|New Hope||All Dwellings||The City of New Hope|
|No longer required as of January 2016|
|Richfield||All Dwellings||The City of Richfield|
|Robbinsdale||Single Family, Two Family, Three Family, Townhouses,|
|Saint Louis Park||Single Family, Two Family, Townhouses, and Condominiums.||The City of St. Louis Park|
|Saint Paul||Single Family, Two Family, Townhouses, Condominiums, and Co-ops.|
|South Saint Paul||Single Family, Two Family, Multiple Family,|
& mobile homes.
|West Saint Paul||All Dwellings (sewer inspection)||The City of West Saint Paul|