News from Wisconsin's Largest Home Seller™

The Truth About Federal VA Financing

Sellers can be assured that buyers eligible for Federal VA financing are great buyers ready to go to closing. Veterans have earned benefits that can greatly assist them when financing a home purchase. Qualifying for the loan is no different …
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It Never Hurts to Get a Second Opinion

Much like a major medical procedure, getting financing for a home purchase is a major financial decision. We always urge home buyers to get a second opinion on their home loan. This type of Mortgage Check-Up ensures that you’re getting …
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Resource Video: Buyer Edition

Ways to Reduce Closing Costs Every mortgage loan incurs fees known as “closing costs” or “settlement fees.” This informational video goes over the different types of closing costs. Your Shorewest, REALTOR® is here to answer any questions you may have …
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Resource Video: Buyer Edition

How Much Money is Required to Buy a House? The amount of money you’ll need up front to buy a house depends on a number of factors, but, in general, you’ll need to come up with enough money to cover …
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Resource Video: Seller Edition

Should a Seller Provide a Home Warranty? Home sellers can offer a number of incentives to potential buyers. One of the most effective is a home warranty. This informational video provides key points so you can make an informed decision …
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County-by-County Real Estate Data, August 2017

Learn what’s happening in your market area by clicking on your county link. You’ll find helpful information, including a year-to-year and quarterly comparisons of new listings, closed sales, median sales price, active listings and months of inventory. Jump to: Brown County, Dodge …
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Resource Video: Buyer Edition

Reasons You Should Buy a Home There are many reasons why you should consider buying a home to experience the joys of homeownership. This informational video provides financial and emotional reasons to purchase a home. Your Shorewest, REALTOR®  is available …
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Resource Video: Buyer Edition

Why is Location Important When Buying a Home? You’ve probably heard the old real estate saying, “Location, location, location.” When you buy a home in a good location, it usually becomes a solid, long term investment. That’s why a home’s …
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Resource Video: Buyer and Seller Edition

What are the Fiduciary Duties of a Real Estate Agent? In a real estate transaction, the relationship between a real estate agent and their client is called a fiduciary relationship. This informational video provides key points that explain whether the …
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Resource Video: Seller Edition

Is a Seller Ever Required to Accept an Offer? Seller’s are presented with different offers throughout the home selling process. In most cases the seller is generally under no obligation to accept an offer from a buyer. This informational video …
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