Tag Archives: Home Sales

State of the Market – November 2017

The third quarter ended on a strong note with record summer home sales and increased median sale prices despite the low inventory of homes available. While we expect seasonal leveling in the fourth quarter, those in a position to sell …
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State of the Market — November 2015

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® We have continued to experience exceptional home sales over the summer — the strongest since 2005. Home sales for the 3rd quarter are up 12.5% and 13.1% for the month …
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Shorewest Shares: First-Time Home Buyer Series — What Is The Right Purchase For Me?

There are many decisions and factors to make when purchasing a home. Trying to determine whether a single-family or condominium is best for your lifestyle can be difficult. Here are a few things to consider to decide if a single-family …
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Shorewest Shares: Why You Should Never For Sale By Owner

You may think you can sell your home by yourself. You have put in the renovations, up-dated fixtures and appliances and you just installed a new furnace. However, in the long run, trying to sell your home yourself is going …
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Shorewest Shares: How to Save Energy and Boost Your Home’s Resale Value

Remodeling your kitchen or bathroom may add to your home’s resale value, but energy-efficient upgrades add value AND save you money on your monthly utility bills. Here’s how you can save energy and boost your home’s resale value: • Replace …
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Shorewest Shares: Six Smart Homebuyer Strategies

The National Association of REALTORS® has announced that there’s a housing supply shortage. It’s a seller’s market — home prices are starting to increase again and homes are selling quickly. When homes are in a short supply, buyers have to …
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Shorewest Shares: 11 Tips To Help Sell Your House When You Have A Pet

According to the 2012 U.S. Pet Ownership Statistics, 36.5% of households own dogs and 30.4% own cats. Your furry friends are a huge part of your family — however, they can significantly reduce your home’s value. Removing your pet’s personal …
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Shorewest Shares: How To Boost Your Home’s Value To Sell

Getting your home ready to sell can be very frustrating. Worry and concern may set in if your house is not up-to-date on the current trends. However, preparing your home to sell doesn’t need to cost you lots of money. …
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Shorewest Shares: Should I Sell My Home Now or Wait Until the Spring?

Many homeowners believe that the best time to sell a home is during the spring. Although there is a spring market, the winter season may be the best time to sell your home for many reasons. Here’s why you should …
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Shorewest Shares: How to Sell your Home in a Cold Market

It’s the beginning of the winter months, and unless you love the cold weather, there’s a good chance that you don’t want to leave your home… let alone sell or buy a new one. However, it can be done and …
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