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Now Search for Properties for Sale on Facebook

Shorewest, Realtors® adds unique Factbook app, allowing users to search for properties without leaving Facebook Shorewest, Realtors® is a company known for its innovative technologies, including such things as apps for the iPhone and Droid, mobile website and textable hotline. …
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Homeownership: Reports of Its Death are Exaggerated

Homeownership is anything but dead. Here’s a great article from Steve Harney of Keeping Current Matters. There have been a growing number of reports announcing the death of American homeownership over the last two years. Some have said we are …
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Be Careful with Credit Checks as They Can Harm Your Score

Every single number counts when it comes to your credit score. Picture this: you’ve spent countless hours searching for the perfect house. You searched online, attended countless open houses, got pre-qualified for a mortgage and hired an agent to show …
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Homes are still good investments!

There is no doubt that the burst housing bubble continues to have a dramatic effect on the real estate market. Wisconsin and more closely, Waukesha County feel the devastating consequences of the foreclosure market. Waukesha County Sheriff’s department has processes …
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Cedarburg Open Houses Sunday, Oct. 30

Cedarburg Real Estate Open Houses Sunday, Oct. 30 Come and tour over 12 open houses this Sunday in Cedarburg. Homes for sale will be open in Cedarburg and one in Grafton Check out the Cedarburg Real Estate Open Houses here.

Washington County Open House Extravangaza – Oct. 30

Washington County Real Estate Open House Extravaganza Sunday, Oct. 30 Come and tour over 50 open houses this Sunday in Washington County. Homes for sale will be open in Jackson, Hartford, Richfield, Slinger, Germantown, West Bend, Trenton, Kewaskum and Newburg. …
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How to Price Your Home in Today’s Market

In this quick video, Dan Ludwig, Assistant Vice President and Sales Director of the Lake Country Office, explains how short sales and foreclosures are affecting today’s market. If you have a nondistressed property for sale (not in foreclosure or short …
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What’s First? The House or the Mortgage.

Great advice from our friends at Keeping Current Matters. What’s First? The House or the Mortgage? by Dean Hartman Most people get it backwards. They shop for a home, THEN, they try to structure the financing for it. They make …
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Helpful Tips for Saving for a Downpayment

The American Dream of homeownership is still alive and well today. But for many, saving for a downpayment – especially in today’s economy– continues to be a significant challenge. Homeownership continues to be a good long-term investment that creates family …
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Dodge and Jefferson County Open House Extravaganza – Oct. 8-9

Dodge and Jefferson County Open House Extravaganza Saturday and Sunday, October 8 and 9 See what’s for sale in Dodge and Jefferson Counties during this weekend Open House Extravaganza. More than 50 Shorewest listings in this market will be open …
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