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Don’t wait for a better market. Sell now.

NAR says that 13,780 houses sold yesterday and 13,780 houses will sell today (based on 2011 sales figures).  So….houses  are selling. Interest rates are around 4%, meaning that borrowing $100,000 for a 30 year mortgage results in a monthly payment …
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13,780 Homes Sold Yesterday

To all those who have declared the real estate market dead, we want you to know that over 13,780 houses sold yesterday, 13,780 will sell today and 13,780 will sell tomorrow. That is the average number of homes that sell …
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Shorewest Presents: Tips on House Hunting

If you’re looking to buy a home, there are certain things you should consider before going house hunting. Here are some tips to help guide you through the process: 1)    Setting a Budget – First, establish a budget to get …
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Buying a Home? Here Are Some Tips on How to Pick Your Lender…

In the whirl wind that surrounds the home buying and mortgage process, how can a consumer be sure that they are working with the right lender? I mean there are so many choices…here’s some things to consider: What type of …
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Shorewest, Realtors® Rolls Out New Text Feature for Its Industry-Leading Hotline

September 19, 2011 Contact: Wendy Norem Marketing Director Shorewest, Realtors® (262) 827-4111, ext. 232 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Shorewest, Realtors® Rolls Out New Text Feature for Its Industry-Leading Hotline Get Property Details on Your Phone Within Seconds! Brookfield, Wisconsin – Shorewest, …
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Luxury Home Sales are on the Rise

If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a luxury home, now may be your chance. Interest rates are still at historic lows and there are many homes available on the market. Plus, the price of luxury homes is now more affordable …
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The Good News and Bad News in Real Estate Sales

If you listen to the news or read the paper, you have been seeing some encouraging news of late. GOOD NEWS: End of July numbers indicate that home sales in Wisconsin are up 34.4% over last year! If you think …
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The Negative Effects of a Foreclosure or Short Sale (Besides Credit Scores)

When considering a Short Sale or Foreclosure, there are more consequences to consider than just the effect on your credit! For example if you hold a government security clearance for a military, CIA or police position, that clearance will be revoked. …
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WRA Bus Tour Brings Home Ownership Matters to Milwaukee

Future homebuyers in the Greater Milwaukee area may not have access to affordable mortgages or be able to deduct their mortgage interest if some lawmakers in Washington have their way.  Those are just two of the many issues the National …
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Categories: Home Buying


Home Sales in July Up from a Year Ago

Contrary to popular belief, home sales are up! Last month, Shorewest, REALTORS® saw a 41% increase in sales volume, and a 50% increase in closed transactions from the same period last year. Specifically, in July Shorewest closed $185 million in …
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