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Organizing Your Wants, Needs and Nice-to-haves as a Homebuyer

Organizing Your Wants, Needs and Nice-to-haves as a Homebuyer When you begin your homebuying journey, it’s important to create a list of wants, needs and nice-to-have’s that are within your budget. This can help you stay prepared and focused when …
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5 Tips for Increasing Spring Curb Appeal

5 Tips for Increasing Spring Curb Appeal Improving a home’s curb appeal will add value to your property and help it sell faster. Homes are typically appraised based on the interior of a home’s condition and features, making it difficult for …
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1st Quarter 2022 Wisconsin Housing Stats by County

  1st Quarter 2022 Wisconsin Housing Stats by County Here is what’s happening in your market area. You’ll find helpful information, including a year-to-year comparisons of new listings, closed sales, the median sales price and the average days on the …
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8 Reasons to work with a shorewest agent

8 Reasons to Partner with a Shorewest Agent in Today’s Market

With today’s market being as fast-paced as it is, you need a Shorewest real estate professional on your side to guide you through the process. Now, more than ever, having a licensed and experienced professional on your side is essential. …
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Home Equity – What is it and Why Does it Matter?

You’ve probably heard the recent buzz about the soaring prices of homes and how it affects home equity. What does it really mean, and why should you pay attention to it?  Paying a mortgage on a house is like a …
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5 Tips to Keep Your Packages Secure

  It’s National Package Protection Day! According to a 2017 survey, more than 25 million people had packages stolen from their property in that year alone. This holiday season, take extra precautions with your packages by following these 5 tips …
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5 Things to Remember to Check Before Buying a Home 

                It’s hard to shop for a home without viewing each property through a hopeful lens.  We know there are some things we can repair, and others that we should eventually replace. It’s …
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4 Practical Housewarming Gift Ideas

4 Practical Housewarming Gift Ideas As more homes are being purchased during this booming market, you can expect to be invited to a lot of house warming parties this year. Whether it’s for a new homeowner, or current owners looking …
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3 Reasons to Buy or Sell Your Home Before the School Year Starts

3 Reasons to Buy or Sell Your Home Before the School Year Starts Just like these Summer days, the housing market is hot right now! Whether you’re looking to buy, sell or both, now is the best time to do …
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Why a Mortgage Pre-approval Can Make the Difference

In today’s hot real estate market, there are more buyers than houses for sale. This is resulting in bidding wars with multiple offers above asking price. If you’re in the market to buy a home this year — or really …
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