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Wisconsin’s Frank Lloyd Wright Trail

While Frank Lloyd Wright (FLW) is widely regarded as one of America’s greatest architects, you don’t have to be an architecture buff to appreciate his design and history. There is a new self-guided trail that will take you from one …
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What color paint will help you sell your home?

Neutral paint colors don’t just sell homes, research shows that they actually have the power to get you more for your home! While many people think neutral paint color simply means a shade of white, they couldn’t be further from …
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County Fair Season Guide

Fair season begins this week in southern Wisconsin. Find out when your local fair is happening. Please note that this is only a partial listing of some of the local fairs in the areas we serve. Jul 10-14 Jefferson County …
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Summer Cleaning/Maintenance Checklist

Here’s a few summertime cleaning/maintenance tips to keep your home in top shape. 1. Test Smoke/Carbon Monoxide detectors and replace the batteries if needed. 2. Get your cooling system ready. Whether it is time to install your window air conditioner …
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Real Estate Terms First Time Home Buyers Should Know Pt. 3

In the real estate world, there’s lots of terms and phrases that might leave your head spinning. Here’s a list to help get you started at becoming fluent in real estate! Pre-Qualification Not to be confused with pre-approval, pre-qualification is …
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Real Estate Terms First Time Home Buyers Should Know

Appraisal A real estate appraisal is the expert opinion of a certified, state-licensed professional who will evaluate and determine the value of a property. This process usually involves comparisons to recent sales of similar properties. This data determines how much …
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Spark Joy in Your Home with These Five Steps!

Have you heard of the new decluttering phenomenon that is the KonMari method? If you haven’t sat down and binged Tidying Up with Marie Kondo on Netflix, you are missing out! The show is about Marie Kondo, a Japanese organizing …
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How to Price Your Home to Sell This Spring

When determining a price to list your home, you will have two goals. First, you will want to receive the most money for your home. Second, you will want to maximize buyer interest. Setting the right listing price the first …
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How-To Make Your Home Senior-Friendly

When looking to stay in your current home for the long-term, it is important to review your living environment and look for areas that may need to be reconfigured for the future. For example, proper lighting is absolutely critical in …
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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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