News from Wisconsin's Largest Home Seller™

Serious About Buying a Home? Get Pre-Approved!

Right now we are in the midst of a serious sellers market. What this entails is that there are more buyers in the market than homes available to buy.Freddie Mac explains the advantages of pre-approval on their website, “It’s highly …
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Resource Video: Buyer and Seller Edition

What are Real Estate Escape Clauses? Most real estate contracts contain contingency clauses that allow the buyer or seller to end the transaction without a penalty if certain conditions cannot be met. These are commonly referred to as “escape clauses.” …
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Want to Avoid Home Buyers Remorse? Follow These Six Tips!

All home buyers want to find the “perfect home”. There are plenty of tips out there like check out the surrounding schools or drive by it at night. Check out our list here about what to do before buying your …
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Your Questions Answered: Home Inspectors

Buying a home is a big expense and you will want to make sure that you know what kind of projects you will be taking on before the home is yours. That way you are able to go back to …
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Resource Video: Buyers Edition

Dealing with Multiple Offers as a Buyer Multiple offers are not uncommon, especially in our active seller’s market. The key as a buyer is to talk with your Shorewest, REALTOR® for a game plan when going into a multiple-offer situation. …
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Time to Go House Hunting!

Winter can be a great time to buy a home! Some of the perks include a less competitive market, sellers who are serious and more! Winter is often over looked as a great time to buy a home, but real …
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Why Now is the Best Time to Buy a Home!

Many times, the holidays are seen as a slow time in real estate. However if you are thinking about buying a home, now is actually the best time! Mortgage rates have been hovering around 3.5% since June, and in November …
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Before You Buy a House, Know What You Want vs. Need

Searching for a home is easier than ever with Shorewest.com. Our enhanced website provides unparalleled access to homes by interactive map, MLS number, school district and more. With all of these endless options it is important to know what you …
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State of the Market – October 2016

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® The fourth quarter of the year ushers in a robust real estate market with expected seasonal leveling. According to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year …
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The Facts about Down Payment Options

Much like the current state of politics, it is sometimes difficult to get to the facts through all the noise and misinformation. I am finding this is true as we continue to see misinformation regarding homebuyers and the issue of …
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