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MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.’S FAIR HOUSING LEGACY

How Testing Played a Role in the Civil Rights Movement While most people are aware of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as a Civil Rights Movement leader, fewer are familiar with the role he played in the fair housing movement. …
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Joseph Horning Ranks in Top 100 of The Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate 2020

Joseph Horning of Shorewest, REALTORS® Ranks in Top 100 of The Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate 2020 We are pleased to share that Joseph A. Horning, president of Shorewest, REALTORS®, was recently ranked 78th on the Swanepoel 200 (SP200). The SP200 …
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Pre-qualification vs. Pre-approval

When you’re buying a home, you do everything you can to stand out from your competition. One way to stand out in a crowd is by getting pre-qualified and pre-approved for a mortgage. You may have heard about both of …
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January To-do Checklist 

Make a fresh start in the new year with a healthy pantry makeover, organized files and a decluttered home. Of course, once the energy of those new year’s resolutions begins to fizzle, you may be in need of a midwinter …
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Four Potential Places Your Home Is Going to Lose Heat This Winter

Winter got a jump start on us this year so I know your furnace has already kicked in. Keeping your home warm while keeping your electric bill low is the goal for most homeowners. If it seems like your home …
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Christmas Tree Shopping in Southeastern Wisconsin

If it’s just not Christmas in your home without a fresh tannenbaum, here’s a list of places throughout Southeastern Wisconsin that can help you find the perfect tree. Most places offer the opportunity to choose and cut your tree or …
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Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Spreading Cheer Across Wisconsin

The 21st annual Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is rolling through Wisconsin again this year, bringing cheer, Santa and live music at every stop. The 14-car train decorated with thousands of lights will make 13 stops throughout Wisconsin in early December. …
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The “Good Enough” Home May Be Just Perfect

Constructed from inspirational Instagram feeds and reality TV, the dream home floats in the imagination like a castle in the sky but dissolves in the rain of hard numbers. Chasing the dream can lure buyers to overextend themselves financially. On …
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State of the Market – November 2019

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® The first three quarters of 2019 saw strong buyer and seller activity supported by low mortgage rates and a strong economy. The quarter ended on a positive note with a …
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Buying or Selling a Home During the Winter: What do you need to know

You may have heard that no one buys or sells homes during the winter months. Wrong! The fall and winter months are a great time for both buyers and sellers. Here is some advice if you’re in the market to …
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