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Shorewest Shares: Six Things to Consider When Buying Your Vacation Home

Whether you’re ready for a vacation, or need a change of scenery, a vacation home can be a good investment. Here are six things to consider when buying a vacation home:   What can you afford? According to the 2014 …
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Categories: Home Buying

New Year, New Career — Start Your Career With Shorewest, REALTORS®

As we welcome the New Year, there’s no better time to learn more about becoming a real estate agent. There is great news about being a real estate agent in 2015: • Real estate agents were named the happiest profession …
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Categories: Careers

Shorewest Shares: How To Re-Upholster a Couch without Sewing

Supplies Slip Cover Scissors Hand-Powered Staple Gun Hammer Screwdriver Needle and Thread Velcro/Zipper 1. Drape your slip cover over your piece of furniture. 2. Cut the excessive fabric (on the floor) off. Be careful to NOT cut the pleated print …
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Categories: Home Improvement

State of the Market — February 2015

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® January is a month of reflecting on the past and looking forward to the future. The past year of 2014 developed into a healthy real estate market in Southeastern Wisconsin. …
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Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation Shares: Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Mortgage rates have been at an all-time low, allowing many people to refinance. However, some people couldn’t refinance because they didn’t have enough equity in their homes, or they were waiting for rates to drop even lower. According to the …
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Categories: Mortgage

Winter Stay-cation: Sheboygan

As the weather outside is frightful, there are many days where leaving our homes become difficult and challenging. Don’t worry — there are many things you can do indoors to beat the winter blues. • Abler Art Glass Gallery. The …
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Categories: Community

Joe Horning Ranks In Top 100 of Real Estate Industry Professionals

Joe Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS®, was recently ranked 83 on the Swanepeol 200 (SP200). The SP200 is a ranking of the top real estate industry professionals in the country and features brokers, educators, advisors and tech and media personalities. …
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Categories: Community

Shorewest Shares: How To Make Your New Place Feel Like Home

You just bought a house with the help of your Shorewest Agent and are eagerly waiting until you can move in! These 21 tips will help you make your place feel like home: 1. Make your bed. Whether that’s assembling …
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Categories: DIY

Winter Stay-cation: Milwaukee

As the weather outside is frightful, there are many days where leaving our homes become difficult and challenging. Don’t worry — there are many things you can do indoors to beat the winter blues. • Milwaukee Public Museum. The Milwaukee …
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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

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