News from Wisconsin's Largest Home Seller™

How Equity Helps Homeowners

What is equity and how does it affect you as a homeowner? Equity is defined as the difference of the home’s fair market value and the outstanding balance of all other debt on the property. Many homeowners are unaware of …
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Resource Video: Seller Edition

Is it the Right Time to Sell Your Home? The decision to sell your home is not a decision that should be made in haste. There are many factors that go into the decision to sell your home, one of …
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Resource Video: Homeowner Edition

Factors That Can Depreciate Home Values A variety of factors can cause a home to depreciate in value… and some of these factors are beyond the control of the homeowner. This informational video provides key points on what common things …
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Resource Video: Seller Edition

Should Appliances Be Included in the Sales Price of a Home? When you sell your home, your Shorewest, REALTOR® will ask what items will be included or excluded in the sale. When it comes to things like appliances, deciding whether …
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Resource Video: Homeowner Edition

The Importance of Proper Attic Ventilation Most homeowners don’t realize how important it is to properly ventilate their attic. Simply put, the better you ventilate your attic, the longer your roof will last and the better your home’s heating and …
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County-by-County Real Estate Data, May 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 …
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State of the Market – May 2017

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® Entering the second quarter of the year, we are in the midst of a very active, tight inventory spring market. Home sales in Southeastern Wisconsin are up 3.9% and prices …
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Resource Video: Seller Edition

The Seller’s Role in the Home Selling Process Have you ever wondered what the seller does during the home selling process? Many first-time home buyers have experienced a real estate transaction as a buyer but never from the seller’s side, …
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Trend Watch: Four Bathroom Fads to Watch Out For

Bathrooms and kitchens are high on the list for buyers. They want to find something that fits their tastes and is functional. Fads are continually changing and these are on the way out! If your bathroom has these fading trends, …
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The Best Time to Sell Your Home? Now! The Best Company to Sell Your Home? Shorewest!

Demand for housing has remained strong as mortgage rates have remained near historic lows in 2017. The first quarter was sensational for the housing market as robust sales activity continued from the previous year.Sellers should know that the housing market …
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