Tag Archives: Buyers

State of the Market – September 2019

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® Today there is a lot of noise and mixed messages about the housing market. Is it a buyer’s or a seller’s market? Are we on the verge of a slow …
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Four Tips to Stage Your Home for your Listing Photos

Selling your home is a happy time in your life! Moving on to a new house to make a new home, new decorations and paint colors to choose, everything is moving forward. We just can’t forget about our current home …
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State of the Market – February 2019

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® The beginning of the year is a time to pause and reflect on the success of the 2018 real estate market and look forward to continued growth in 2019. The …
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Eight Great Reasons to List Your Home for Sale This Holiday Season!

Every year at this time there are many homeowners who decide to wait until after the holidays to list their homes for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off …
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The Leaves are Falling but the Real Estate Market is Not!

-A letter from Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation General Manager, John Inzeo- As we enter the remaining months of 2018, I always pass on this advice to our Wisconsin Mortgage team…”Don’t put the turkey in the oven too soon!” We have buyers …
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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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Resource Video: Buyer and Seller Edition

Who is Responsible for Making Repairs Called for in a Home Inspection? A home inspection helps a buyer discover any issues with a home before the closing. The buyer is responsible for selecting and paying the home inspector, but if …
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Calling All Sellers!

Why does the market sway between a buyer’s market and a seller’s market? The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as the market demand. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real estate …
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Resource Video: Buyer Edition

What is a Mortgage Gift Letter? Saving enough money to use as a down payment to purchase a home is no easy task, especially if you are buying for the first time. Most lenders allow gifted funds to be used …
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Resource Video: Buyer and Seller Edition

What are Title Issues? As part of the lending process, a title search is typically required as well as a title insurance policy. This is done to protect buyers and lenders from anything that could prevent the titleholder from selling …
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