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Shorewest, REALTORS® President Joe Horning is “Pushing the Envelope”

Joe Horning is representing southeast Wisconsin’s housing market on a global level — and has been for several years. From his paper-piled office in Brookfield, the third-generation leader of Shorewest Realtors oversees a team of more than 1,200 professionals in …
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50-Plus Wisconsin Summer Day Trip Ideas

As the summer begins to wind down and the days get shorter, there is still time to get out and enjoy all Wisconsin has to offer. Check out this list for some of Wisconsin’s local summer-time attractions and plan your …
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Nine Facts to Know About Homeowners Insurance

When buying a home there are certain requirements that need to be met. You need to be approved for your loan, you need to meet your mortgage requirements and you need homeowners insurance among many others. Homeowners insurance is important …
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Happy Flag Day!

100 years ago in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day, though the day was not officially established by an Act of Congress until 1949. The day commemorates the adoption of the …
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Top Not-to-Miss Features on the Shorewest App!

Looking for a home anywhere in Wisconsin? You are going to want to download the Shorewest home search app! The recently updated version for both Android and iPhone make the home search process easier. “Our Android and iPhone platforms are …
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4 Reasons to Move to Your Dream Home this Spring

  Spring has finally sprung, not only with warmer weather but in the real estate world as well! If you are debating about moving up to your dream home, here are four concrete reasons to sell your current home instead …
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How Long Does It Take To Save A Down Payment?

In a recent study conducted by Builder.com, researchers determined that nationwide it would take “nearly eight years” for a first-time buyer to save enough for a 10% down payment on their dream home. Depending on where you live, median rents, incomes and home prices all …
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County-by-County Real Estate Data, September 2015

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: …
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How Much Of A Down Payment Do I Really Need?

This is a question we often get in today’s world of mortgage lending. The answer will depend on a number of factors such as: What’s best for you as our customer? Which mortgage program is selected to match your needs? What funds …
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8 Things To Do With Your Family This Fall

Fall is here! There are lots of great seasonal activities to do with your family. Here’s a list of things to accomplish this weekend: 1. Go Apple Picking. After spending time together picking apples, make it a family activity to …
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