News from Wisconsin's Largest Home Seller™

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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How One-Stop Shopping Makes Home Buying Easier

Buying a home can be a stressful and challenging time for many. In addition to finding a home and making an offer, there are a variety of components involved in completing a deal. Did you know that 96% of consumers …
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A Great Time to Be in Milwaukee

Milwaukee has a reputation for being more affordable than other big cities in the country,  and a recent cost of living analysis reflects that. Move.org recently analyzed data from the 75 largest cities in the United States to see which …
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First Time Home Buyer Programs

First-Time Home Buyer Programs  Homeownership has a lot of benefits, but it also comes with a few significant barriers to entry that first-time home buyers might not be prepared for.  With many confusing terms and such large sums of money …
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8 Tips to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

A well cared for home will have more buyer appeal and is more likely to sell faster and for a better price. Remember, first impressions are lasting, and buyers are attracted to homes that have been well maintained. Before you …
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New Pledged-Asset Program Helps First-Time Homebuyers and Move-Up Buyers

Securing a large, enough down payment for your first home or one of significant value can be challenging for many people. Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation’s new Pledged-Asset Program can make your home dream come true. The program allows a buyer to …
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Hard Work, Commitment and Dedication Lead to Outstanding Customer Service and Recognition

Over the past several months, Shorewest, REALTORS® and its family of companies have received many prestigious local and national accolades. One common denominator among every award is the people who make it happen. Shorewest was named a 2019 Top Workplace …
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State of the Market – September 2019

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® Today there is a lot of noise and mixed messages about the housing market. Is it a buyer’s or a seller’s market? Are we on the verge of a slow …
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Moving into a New Home? Wait to Do This Step!

Congratulations! The closing has been finalized and you are a new homeowner! When strategizing what to do first, many new homeowners take advantage of the empty space and paint the walls before they ever move in. However, one designer says …
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