Tag Archives: Homeowner

New Pledged-Asset Program Helps First-Time Homebuyers and Move-Up Buyers

Securing a large, enough down payment for your first home or one of significant value can be challenging for many people. Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation’s new Pledged-Asset Program can make your home dream come true. The program allows a buyer to …
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With Record-Low Mortgage Rates, Does It Make Sense to Refinance Your Home?

As mortgage rates hover around the mid-three percent range, refinancing might be a good investment. Here are things to consider before refinancing. Will I make my investment back? The low interest rate is certainly an important factor, but you also …
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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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How-To Make Your Home Senior-Friendly

When looking to stay in your current home for the long-term, it is important to review your living environment and look for areas that may need to be reconfigured for the future. For example, proper lighting is absolutely critical in …
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Want to keep up on the latest and greatest real estate news but want the convenience of having it delivered to you? Easily subscribe to receive a notification each time we post in our blog! Follow these steps below: 1. …
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Four Reasons to Move to Your Dream Home this Spring!

Spring has finally sprung, not only with warmer weather but in the real estate world as well! If you are debating about moving up to your dream home, here are four reasons to sell your current home instead of waiting. …
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Seven Most Financially Savvy Upgrades to Make to Your Home

When it comes to home improvement, some dollars stretch more than others. If you are on a limited budget, it is even more important to spend your money in the right places on your home. Here are seven of the …
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Five Home Improvement Projects with the Highest ROI in 2019

The “Remodeling Impact Report” from the National Association of REALTORS® is a trusted source, gathering data from homeowners all over the country to help determine which projects will give you the most return on investment. From that report we’ve pulled …
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