News from Wisconsin's Largest Home Seller™

Things to keep in mind with REO and Short Sales

If you are interested in REO or Short Sale properties there are a few things to keep in mind. Short Sale homes can take longer to process than REO’s. It really depends on the lender and the process they use …
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February Home Sales Decline

Home sales fell in the month of February, both nationally and statewide. Several factors attributed to this decrease creating a market fluctuation that chief economist Lawrence Yun calls, a “tug and pull” recovery. Yun states, “Housing affordability conditions have been …
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Waukesha County is Serious about Education

As a person that pays property taxes, you may or may not know where your money is going. For many of us, it is not much of a concern so long as our trash is picked up, our water is …
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Successful Buyers Consider Value

Whether on Wall Street, or in Real Estate, wise investors buy on the basis of value. When looking at value, there are a number of different items for consideration. Of course, we all know about price, but there are certainly …
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Shorewest.com Visitors are Up!

Are you thinking about buying or selling a home? NOW is the time to move forward. Recently, we have received a 31% increase in visitors to Shorewest.com compared with our monthly daily average in February 2010, according to our business …
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Real Estate: A Good Investment and Place to Raise a Family

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. Real estate continues to be a good investment. If you look at the chart below, you’ll see that real estate still far exceeds other investments. A National Housing Survey done by …
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Home Pricing as We Move Forward

While no one really knows what will happen with prices, most housing experts predict that prices will remain soft for at least 18 months and not hit today’s prices again until the 2nd quarter of 2012. In fact, most are …
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Factors to Consider When Buying a Short Sale

A short sale can seem like a great deal, but you have to analyze the overall financial status of the investment. Ask many questions about the home and the current financial status associated with it. Doing your research can save …
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Shorewest, Realtors Adds Innovative Home Buying and Selling Tools to MyShorewest

Buying or selling a home can be a grueling process that has you searching for houses all over the internet. Shorewest, Realtors® have added new tools to myShorewest that helps make the process easier. Now you can track and map …
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