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Visit Shorewest at the Home and Garden Shows

The annual REALTORS® Home and Garden Show 2015 has arrived and is open March 20-29 (closed 23, 24) at the Wisconsin Expo Center in State Fair Park. To get information on tickets, parking, and other general tips, please see the …
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Categories: Community


Shorewest Shares: Should I Sell My Home Now or Wait Until the Spring?

Many homeowners believe that the best time to sell a home is during the spring. Although there is a spring market, the winter season may be the best time to sell your home for many reasons. Here’s why you should …
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Categories: Home Selling


State of the Market — December 2014

  State of the Market — December 2014 A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS®   Markets across the nation seem to be on the track to recovery. The Wisconsin Real Estate market has picked up nicely …
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Shorewest Shares: Why Renting Can Cost You So Much More Than You Think

Consumers exhibit more reckless behavior when deciding to rent something rather than buy it, a new study out of the University of Maryland finds. The lack of commitment required when deciding to rent a product leads people to consider fewer …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: How Much Home Should You Buy

    So… you want to buy a home? Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases in your life — knowing exactly how much home to purchase can be complicated. To choose the right home, you have to try to …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: How Do Buyers Shop For Homes?

How do home buyers shop for new homes? If you’re a new buyer wondering where to start, or a seller wondering where to showcase your home, Shorewest shares: how buyers shop for homes. According to the National Association of REALTORS® …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: How to Stage Your Outdoors to Make the Right First Impression

A recent national study showed that staged homes sold on average in 13.8 days, while non-staged homes sold in 30.9 days. Staging your home is important, not only to get the right price, but to allow potential buyers to see …
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Shorewest’s Shares How to: Make My Home More Energy Efficient in the Summer

Before it gets too warm, it’s time to make sure your home is ready for the hot weather. Summer months can bring some of the highest energy costs of the year — with the highest demand for air conditioning. Keeping …
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Categories: Home Improvement


Shorewest Reports: What does it mean? Real Estate Terminology defined.

  Whether you’re a first-time home buyer, a seller, or in the market for a new home, you may have a tough time sorting through real estate terms spewed be real estate agents, lenders, real estate attorneys and other real …
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Categories: Real Estate News


Ask an Agent: How do I get my home ready for summer?

Now that the temperature’s rising, it’s time to get your home ready to enjoy the warm weather. But before you crank up the air conditioning and turn on the sprinklers, make sure you inspect your house. 1. Tune up your …
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Categories: Home Improvement







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