News from Wisconsin's Largest Home Seller™

County-by-County Real Estate Data, January 2018

Learn what’s happening in your market area by clicking on your county link. You’ll find helpful information, including a year-to-year and quarterly comparisons of new listings, closed sales, median sales price, active listings and months of inventory. Jump to: Brown County, Dodge …
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A Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation Loan Officer is the Whole Package

A Wisconsin Mortgage Loan Officer is many things and all of them are of a benefit to you as a client. Loan Officers are: Convenient. Loan Officers are available to fit your schedule — days, evenings and weekends. Innovative. They …
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Know Before You Owe

Lenders are packaging pre-approvals in many different ways today. Some are using rockets, colored buttons, fancy names and clever animation. We believe consumers are better off armed with more facts and less flash…after all, the real issue is, can you …
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County-by-County Real Estate Data, November 2017

Learn what’s happening in your market area by clicking on your county link. You’ll find helpful information, including a year-to-year and quarterly comparisons of new listings, closed sales, median sales price, active listings and months of inventory. Jump to: Brown County, Dodge …
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State of the Market – November 2017

The third quarter ended on a strong note with record summer home sales and increased median sale prices despite the low inventory of homes available. While we expect seasonal leveling in the fourth quarter, those in a position to sell …
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The Truth About Federal VA Financing

Sellers can be assured that buyers eligible for Federal VA financing are great buyers ready to go to closing. Veterans have earned benefits that can greatly assist them when financing a home purchase. Qualifying for the loan is no different …
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It Never Hurts to Get a Second Opinion

Much like a major medical procedure, getting financing for a home purchase is a major financial decision. We always urge home buyers to get a second opinion on their home loan. This type of Mortgage Check-Up ensures that you’re getting …
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Resource Video: Buyer Edition

Ways to Reduce Closing Costs Every mortgage loan incurs fees known as “closing costs” or “settlement fees.” This informational video goes over the different types of closing costs. Your Shorewest, REALTOR® is here to answer any questions you may have …
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Resource Video: Buyer Edition

How Much Money is Required to Buy a House? The amount of money you’ll need up front to buy a house depends on a number of factors, but, in general, you’ll need to come up with enough money to cover …
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Resource Video: Seller Edition

Should a Seller Provide a Home Warranty? Home sellers can offer a number of incentives to potential buyers. One of the most effective is a home warranty. This informational video provides key points so you can make an informed decision …
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