Tag Archives: Home

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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Moving into a New Home? Wait to Do This Step!

Congratulations! The closing has been finalized and you are a new homeowner! When strategizing what to do first, many new homeowners take advantage of the empty space and paint the walls before they ever move in. However, one designer says …
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A Great Place on a Great Lake

Milwaukee means “Gathering Place by the Water” in its historical Native American language. Milwaukee embodies this translation through its thriving economy, local attractions and festivals, neighborhoods and cultural offerings, which all flourish together on the shores of Lake Michigan and …
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How to Price Your Home to Sell This Spring

When determining a price to list your home, you will have two goals. First, you will want to receive the most money for your home. Second, you will want to maximize buyer interest. Setting the right listing price the first …
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Buying a Home? Five Steps to Follow to Be Confident and Prepared!

While buying a home is certainly an exciting journey, it is not one to be taken lightly. You will want the confidence from step-by-step preparation, research and guidance from your REALTOR®. These five steps will prepare you to make an informed …
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Seven Spring Staging Tips to Make a Positive First Impression!

When a potential buyer views your home online or sees it in person for the first time, this creates a lasting first impression that hopefully will leave a positive experience. To make sure a potential buyer will want a second …
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Don’t Make These Eight Mistakes When Remodeling Your Bathroom!

When you are looking to add value to your home, a bathroom remodel is a great idea! When you are creating your plan for a new, sleek space, don’t forget these key tips so that the process can go smoothly! …
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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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Before Buying a Home, Know What you Want vs. Need

Pinterest and home renovating shows give us #HomeGoals and #HomeEnvy and lists and lists of things that we can picture in our own homes. Like the completely renovated, classic all-white kitchen with farmhouse sink and two ovens. Or the in-home theater …
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Shorewest, REALTORS® is a One-Stop Shop!

A recent National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) study revealed that a vast majority of home buyers want to work with a company that offers a full-range of real estate services for one-stop shopping. 78% of home buyers said that one-stop …
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