News from Wisconsin's Largest Home Seller™

One-Stop Shopping Makes It Easy

Buying a home can be a stressful and challenging time for many. In addition to finding a home and making an offer, there is a variety of components involved in completing a deal. Did you know that 96% of consumers …
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Big Demand for Small Homes

Movies, TV shows and celebrities often have us dreaming of owning large homes, but the reality for most people is quite different. Since 2015, the square footage of newly built houses has been shrinking, according to Yahoo Finances. This is …
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Spring Cleaning: Deep Cleaning the Bathroom

Spring Cleaning: Deep Cleaning the Bathroom When it comes time to deep clean your bathroom, we aren’t just talking about disinfecting surfaces. As we all know, the bathroom is the most visited room in any home. Which also means, it’s …
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Mortgage Preapproval: Why it’s a Crucial First Step in the 2020 Homebuying Journey 

Mortgage rates are at historically low percentages so now is a great time to invest in yourself and buy a home. If you currently own a home but are thinking of upgrading, there are many opportunities to move up into …
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State of the Market – March 2020

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® 2019 was a robust year for the housing market in Wisconsin. Home prices continued to rise throughout the year largely in part due to fewer listings to satisfy customer demand. …
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Spring Cleaning: How to Deep Clean the Kitchen

Spring is officially right around the corner and nothing is more satisfying than a clean and organized kitchen. A true deep clean might seem like a big task so we’ve broken it down day-by-day to make it easier. Having a …
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Selling A Home With Pets

With six in 10 Americans owning some kind of pet, there’s a huge chance you could be living with a furry (or scaly) friend while trying to sell your home. Here are some great tips to help your pet feel …
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First-time Home Buyers Guide: Know the Lingo

So, you want to buy your first home, congrats! This is a big deal! A home purchase is one of the largest investments you’ll make in your lifetime. Starting your home search can be both exciting and stressful. We’ve turned …
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National Pizza Pie Day

National Pizza Pie Day It’s hard to imagine a world without pizza. Pizza’s journey in the United States began with Italian immigrants in New York. In what is now known as Little Italy, Gennaro Lombardi opened the first pizzeria in …
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2020 Design Trends

With the start of a new decade, many changes are taking place. In regards to design trends, 2010 brought white kitchens, clean lines and minimalistic decor. Now, there’s a shift to older, more rustic looks. While these trends may not …
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