Tag Archives: Home Buyers

Ways to Reduce Closing Costs

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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Time to Go House Hunting!

Winter can be a great time to buy a home! Some of the perks include a less competitive market, sellers who are serious and more! Winter is often over looked as a great time to buy a home, but real …
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Why Now is the Best Time to Buy a Home!

Many times, the holidays are seen as a slow time in real estate. However if you are thinking about buying a home, now is actually the best time! Mortgage rates have been hovering around 3.5% since June, and in November …
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10 Real Life Tips before Buying Your Home

Buying a home takes research, time and some education from your Shorewest, REALTOR®. It is easy to get caught up in aesthetic of the home, for example if you don’t like the paint or hardware, but don’t forget about the …
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Five Interior Design Trends That Turn Off Home Buyers

If your home could talk, it might tell you, “Don’t put 10 different kinds of wallpaper on my walls!” One of the best parts about owning a house is decorating it to become your home! However sometimes making our home …
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Shorewest Reports: NAR Generational Trends Study Shows Confidence in Housing Market

The recently released 2014 National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study reveals high confidence levels in the housing market. Especially notable, 87% of Millennials who were recent buyers consider their home a good financial investment. Millennials, aged …
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Shorewest Reports: More Buyers Are Returning to the Housing Market

The housing market and the economy took a dive in 2008, where many Americans could no longer afford the mortgage payments on their homes. This resulted in a flood of housing inventory through short sales and foreclosures, with their occupants …
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Four Mistakes to Avoid as a First-Time Home Buyer from Shorewest, REALTORS®

Navigating the home buying process as a first-time buyer can be difficult. Be sure to avoid these four mistakes as you prepare to buy your first home, and check out our four best tips for first-time home buyers. 1. Don’t …
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The Digital House Hunt: Turn to Shorewest.com

Google and the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) recently released a joint study — The Digital House Hunt: Consumer and Market Trends in Real Estate. Some really important data was released about how house hunters looked for homes during 2012. …
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Great numbers for Metro Milwaukee home sales in August!!

Just read a short but encouraging article in the Biztimes. It states Metro. Milwaukee sales for August were up  41.4 % from sales last year at this time. This article mentions Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington County. That is great, …
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