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Shorewest Shares: DIY Olaf Snow Globes

Supplies • Mason jar • Crayola Model Magic • Artificial snow • Black buttons (three, small) • Felt (orange and white) • Googly eyes • Elmer’s glue • Cord (from the jewelry section) • Toothpicks • Hot glue gun • …
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Categories: DIY

Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation Shares What The 3% Down Payment Program Means

Recent news reports have been featuring new programs announced by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac designed to stimulate more home ownership. Although details are still being worked out, both mortgage giants are intending to offer something that will only require …
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Categories: Mortgage

Community Spotlight: Milwaukee Holiday Light Festivals

This year, the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival celebrates its 16th year. For six weeks, the season’s best events, shows, restaurants, shopping and decorations all happen in downtown Milwaukee. Jingle Bus Tour. View some of the best sights of the season …
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Shorewest Shares: Winter is a Great Time to House Hunt

  Spring and early summer are traditionally known as the high season for home sales, while winter is often over looked. Winter can be a great time to buy a home, if you don’t mind fewer homes for sale and …
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Categories: Home Buying

Shorewest Shares: DIY Projects with PVC Piping

Hair Dyer and Curling Iron Holder Supplies PVC Y connecter Paint/duct tape 1. Using the PVC Y connecter, spray paint or use duct tape to personalize for your style. 2. Attach to a wall, door, put under the sink or …
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Community Spotlight: A Country Christmas

  Another Christmas-time favorite is Country Christmas located at the Country Springs Hotel in Pewaukee. Country Christmas is celebrating its 19th year as Wisconsin’s largest and most spectacular drive-through holiday lights event. Country Christmas is over a mile-long and features …
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Shorewest Shares: How to Sell Your Home during the Holidays

  The charm of the holidays and the type of buyers that are searching for a new home during this time of year can make the holidays a perfect time to sell your home. Here are a few ways to …
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Categories: Home Selling

Shorewest, REALTORS® Hosts 30th Annual Christmas is for Kids

On Saturday, December 6, sales associates and employees from the Shorewest, REALTORS® family of companies gathered at Klemmer’s Banquet Hall to share the spirit of the season with approximately 300 southeastern-Wisconsin youth — painting faces, eating food and having fun. …
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Shorewest Shares: DIY Mistletoe Painting

Supplies • Canvas • Washable green paint • Acrylic yellow and red paint • Red ribbon • Hot glue gun • Paint brushes • Cute, little feet! • Paper plates   1. Set your canvas on an easy to reach/lean …
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Categories: DIY

Community Spotlight: Candy Cane Lane

Candy Cane Lane began in December of 1984, when neighbors got together to donate money to the MACC (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer) Fund in honor of a neighbor’s child being diagnosed with cancer. The neighbors worked together to decorate …
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