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Why Buy?

It goes without saying that deciding to move is a major decision. No matter if you buy or rent, your home is one of the largest bills you have, meaning that you have to think long and hard about what …
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What to Consider Before Starting Renovations on Your Fixer-Upper

Written By Guest Blogger: Rose Morrison Fixing up an older home can bring it back to life. Here are a few considerations before diving into your remodeling project. Know How Much You Can Handle Keep in mind that remodels take …
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Don’t Be Afraid to Ask Questions一 Your Shorewest, REALTOR® is Here to Help!

When you’re getting ready to move, there can be a lot of things running through your mind. Take some time to create a list of important questions that you want to ask your Shorewest, REALTOR®!    What’s happening in the …
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2nd 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 market. Jump to: Brown County, Dodge County, Door County, Jefferson County, Kenosha County, Kewaunee County, Milwaukee …
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What’s on the Horizon for the World of Real Estate

  It’s true that the housing market is at a turning point, but what does that mean for someone who is looking to buy or sell a house? What are the top things to consider in this ever-changing market, and …
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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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How to Prepare and Budget for Buying a Home

How to Prepare and Budget for Buying a Home If you’re in the market to buy a home, there are a few expected and unexpected costs you’ll need to save for. It’s important to understand all of your potential costs …
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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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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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