News from Wisconsin's Largest Home Seller™

Factors to Consider When Buying a Short Sale

A short sale can seem like a great deal, but you have to analyze the overall financial status of the investment. Ask many questions about the home and the current financial status associated with it. Doing your research can save …
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Protect Your Home with a Monitored Alarm System

Our homes should be the safest place in our everyday lives, but there are uncontrollable circumstances where we need to take measures to secure our residence. For instance, burglaries are a common occurrence in Wisconsin. Burglaries seem like random acts, …
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Shorewest, Realtors Welcomes 11 Sales Associates in September

We’re pleased to welcome 11 sales associates who joined Shorewest, Realtors® in September 2010. Burlington Office (911 Milwaukee Ave., Burlington) Mark Elstatd Downtown Milwaukee Office (1610 N. Water St., Milwaukee) Mario Hardwick Anna Kasper Ralph Pittman

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Shorewest, Realtors to Hold Career Webinar

Are you thinking about a new career? Do you like working with people, a flexible work schedule and a chance to make what you want? If so, plan now to attend Shorewest, Realtors® Career Webinar on Wednesday, December 15. Shorewest, …
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What is a Short Sale?

The economy has people looking for ways to save their homes. What if you can’t refinance to make lower payments or can’t sell your home in this market? DON’T go into foreclosure. Try to work with your bank to work …
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What’s a Cost Effective Way to Update a Room?

We are always thinking of ways to update our home to create a refreshing atmosphere. What’s the cheapest and easiest way to update a space? Just add color to any room. It is a simple, do it yourself way to …
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How to Keep Water from Entering Your Home

Water damage is an issue we all try to avoid as homeowners. There are various measures to try and stop the problem from happening, but just because you don’t see water doesn’t mean that it isn’t slowly getting in. There …
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Picking the Perfect Pumpkin

It’s about that time. Time to find the perfect pumpkin and carve it into the perfect jack-o’-lantern. Here are some tricks of the trade to picking the perfect pumpkin. Find a pumpkin in a shape that you like. It’s a …
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Have You Met the New Twitter?

Twitter has announced it is enhancing the site with a new web interface. The site is slowly rolling out the new version with a “preview.” A selected amount of registered users have already seen changes to their profiles and site. …
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Milwaukee to Receive $2.7 Million in Federal Funds to Ease Foreclosure Crisis

U.S. Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) announced today that Milwaukee will receive nearly $2.7 million to help neighborhoods fix and maintain properties that are vacant due to foreclosure. Moore worked with her Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) colleagues on the House Financial …
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