News from Wisconsin's Largest Home Seller™

New Pledged-Asset Program Helps First-Time Homebuyers and Move-Up Buyers

Securing a large, enough down payment for your first home or one of significant value can be challenging for many people. Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation’s new Pledged-Asset Program can make your home dream come true. The program allows a buyer to …
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With Record-Low Mortgage Rates, Does It Make Sense to Refinance Your Home?

As mortgage rates hover around the mid-three percent range, refinancing might be a good investment. Here are things to consider before refinancing. Will I make my investment back? The low interest rate is certainly an important factor, but you also …
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State of the Market – September 2019

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® Today there is a lot of noise and mixed messages about the housing market. Is it a buyer’s or a seller’s market? Are we on the verge of a slow …
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Buying a Home? Five Steps to Follow to Be Confident and Prepared!

While buying a home is certainly an exciting journey, it is not one to be taken lightly. You will want the confidence from step-by-step preparation, research and guidance from your REALTOR®. These five steps will prepare you to make an informed …
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Shorewest, REALTORS® is a One-Stop Shop!

A recent National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) study revealed that a vast majority of home buyers want to work with a company that offers a full-range of real estate services for one-stop shopping. 78% of home buyers said that one-stop …
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Millennials, Did You Know This About Down Payments?

Housing experts have done much research into why we don’t have more first-time home buyers entering the market. In looking at this issue, recent surveys of Millennials (the largest first-time home buyer pool in history) uncovered that 60% of these buyers believe …
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Eight Tips to Save for your Down Payment

Buying a home is an extremely smart financial decision; it can create equity, credit, pride and responsibility. To buy a home, you will need a down payment. Here are eight tips to help you save money and stick to it.Here …
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Thinking about Moving in the New Year? Purge these Eight Things Now!

Thinking about listing your home for sale in the New Year? To make your impending move less daunting, we have compiled a list of things that you can get rid of before you move! This will save you time and …
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Eight Great Reasons to List Your Home for Sale This Holiday Season!

Every year at this time there are many homeowners who decide to wait until after the holidays to list their homes for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off …
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State of the Market – December 2018

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® As the weather changes, so does the real estate market. While sales and new listings typically slow down in the fourth quarter, today’s market remains strong for sellers as inventory …
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