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.

Give us a call today to obtain our list of preferred evaluators. 


CitiesType of PropertiesWho to Contact
BloomingtonSingle Family, Two Family, & Multiple Family  
Brooklyn Park 
No Longer required.  
CrystalNo longer required
Golden ValleyAll properties, Residential and Commerical (sewer inspection)The City of Golden Valley
HopkinsAll one to four-unit dwellings, including condominiums and townhouses. 
MaplewoodAll Dwellings 
MinneapolisSingle Family, Multi-Family, Townhouses, and first-time condominium conversions.  
New HopeAll DwellingsThe City of New Hope
OsseoNo longer required as of January 2016
RichfieldAll DwellingsThe City of Richfield
Single Family, Two Family, Three Family, Townhouses,
Saint Louis ParkSingle Family, Two Family, Townhouses, and Condominiums.The City of St. Louis Park
Saint PaulSingle Family, Two Family, Townhouses, Condominiums, and Co-ops. 
South Saint PaulSingle Family, Two Family, Multiple Family,
 & mobile homes.
West Saint PaulAll Dwellings (sewer inspection)The City of West Saint Paul