News from Wisconsin's Largest Home Seller™

Shorewest Realtors Welcomes Six Sales Associates in May

We’re pleased to welcome six sales associates who joined Shorewest, Realtors® in May 2010. Delavan Office (830 E. Geneva St., Delavan) Rimma Propp Downtown Milwaukee Office (1610 N. Water St., Milwaukee) Jalong Evans Elmbrook/Wauwatosa Office (11622 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa) …
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Shorewest Realtors Ranks 10th in the Nation

The ONLY Wisconsin-Based Firm in the Top 10 Shorewest, Realtors® ranks 10th in the list of the 25 largest real estate firms in the United States, according to a Real Trends survey of leading brokerage firms nationwide. Shorewest is the …
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Green Trend: Don’t Top Off!

Do you top off your gas tank and overfill it? When the gas pump nozzle clicks offer automatically, do you add a little more gas to round it off your dollar sale? Topping off your gas tank is bad for …
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The Impact of Unemployment on Real Estate

Let’s take a look at how unemployment affects supply and demand of real estate. A person without a job is unable to purchase a house. Therefore, as unemployment rates rise, potential purchasers are removed from the market, decreasing demand. And, …
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How Can a Sales Associate Help Price Your Home?

There are many factors when trying to price your home in today’s real estate market. There are issues that we forget about during the process. For instance, knowing what is occurring in your local market is a key point when …
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April 2010 MLS Stats Shows Increase in Southeastern Wisconsin Counties

The increases by county are: Milwaukee County – up 31.5% (957 homes sold in April 2010 verses 728 in April 2009) Waukesha County – up 54.2% (390 homes sold in April 2010 verses 253 in April 2009) Ozaukee County – …
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Shorewest, Realtors Offices Break Records in April

Shorewest, Realtors® offices had a record breaking April for properties sold, property listings and overall sales. Shorewest helped residents of southeast Wisconsin take advantage of the Home Buyer Tax Credit before it expired April 30. Shorewest had 1,130 closings, which …
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Loan Modifications

If you’re considering selling your home because of difficulties making mortgage payments, contact your lender to see if it has any programs that can help you stay in your home. Many lenders today may consider modifying the loan to avoid …
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Shorewest, Realtors State of the Market Newsletter

We are pleased to share with you our state of the market newsletter – Shorewest Report. The newsletter is packed full of statistics and real information about the real estate market in southeastern Wisconsin. Please click here to view the …
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Home Buyer Tax Credit Extended for U.S. Troops

The Home Buyer Tax Credit is available for United States troops who get into a contract by April 30, 2011 and close by June 30, 2011. The tax credit is available for veterans who served outside of the U.S. for …
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