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7 Tips to Help You Handle Rainy Days Behind the Wheel

  At some point, every driver in Wisconsin has to deal with rainy weather. But many don’t know what to do, so they just drive as they normally would. However, with slick roads, flooded streets and reduced visibility, this can be …
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Six Things to Avoid When Selling Your House

Once you decide to sell your house, you should begin prepping it for sale. Preparing your home for sale may be time consuming, but can increase your house’s value. If you have any questions, make sure to talk to your …
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How to Keep Your Landlord (and Pet) Happy While Renting

98% of pet owners say that their pet is a part of the family, not just an animal they own. It makes sense that pet owners would want to keep their family members safe and happy wherever they live. There …
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The Top Five Return on Investment Projects to Take on in 2018

It’s hard to know what renovation or remodeling project to take on to create the most ROI (return on investment) for your money. Of course there are projects that you would like to take on, but they might not be …
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Seven Tips to Save for a Down Payment

Here are seven tips to help you save money for a future home! It also shows how easy it is to make a habit of saving money! You will be on your way to a down payment for your new …
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Your Spring Checklist!

Spring is finally here! Which means our spring checklist is finally here! Don’t get caught with these tasks undone, your home and yard will thank you for it! Test your sprinklers and irrigation system! Don’t let the first sign of …
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Why Aren’t There More Homes For Sale?

If you are a homeowner in our current market, you might be weighing your options when it comes to selling your home or staying put. We are in a robust sellers market that has been described as a “straight up …
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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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