Tag Archives: Homeowners

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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Six Things to Avoid When Selling Your House

Once you decide to sell your house, you should begin prepping it for sale. Preparing your home for sale may be time consuming, but can increase your house’s value. If you have any questions, make sure to talk to your …
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Before You Buy a House, Know What You Want vs. Need

Searching for a home is easier than ever with Shorewest.com. Our enhanced website provides unparalleled access to homes by interactive map, MLS number, school district and more. With all of these endless options it is important to know what you …
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How Not to Decorate Your Home for Halloween if You Are Selling

Halloween is a time for fun, spooky decorations and some scares! But what if you are trying to sell your home? Then the decorations might be something to keep boxed up until next year. Not saying you can’t put out …
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Why Fall is the Perfect Time to Buy

It’s finally fall! The perfect time to shop for your new home. Home sales were on the rise in August and they don’t appear to be slowing down! 1. According to Milwaukee Business News, inventory is still low for the …
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Time to Sell? Six Signs that are Pointing to Yes!

When you buy a home, you are under no impression that you will stay there forever but when is the right time to go? Ending things with your home is no easy task. You have built memories there that will last …
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Sales are UP! Now is the Time to Sell!

The National Association of REALTORS’ most recent Existing Home Sales Report revealed that home sales were up rather dramatically over last year in five of the six price ranges they measure. Only those homes priced under $100,000 showed a decline …
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Ask an Agent: Homeowner’s Insurance

Welcome to Ask an Agent. If you have any real estate questions you want answered, email us at askanagent@shorewest.com and we’ll feature your answer on an upcoming blog post. Question: What steps can I take to lower my homeowner’s insurance  costs? There are …
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Categories: Home Improvement


How to Keep Water from Entering Your Home

Water damage is an issue we all try to avoid as homeowners. There are various measures to try and stop the problem from happening, but just because you don’t see water doesn’t mean that it isn’t slowly getting in. There …
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Social Benefits of Housing

Recent research from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) outlines the importance of homeownership’s relationship with the economy, but of the social benefits it provides. NAR reports, “The economic benefits of the housing market and homeownership are immense and well …
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