Tag Archives: Housing Market

Shorewest Shares: What to do if your home doesn’t appraise at the price you want to sell?

The housing market is hitting its peak and housing sales are continuing to heat up. When home sales increase, house prices hold firmly or go up, and inventories decrease. When this happens, buyers and their banks tend to negotiate less. …
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Categories: Home Selling


Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation Reports: What does it mean?  Mortgages defined.

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer, a current homeowner or in the market for a new home, you may have a tough time sorting through mortgage terms discussed by real estate agents, lenders, real estate attorneys and other real estate professionals. …
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Categories: Mortgage


Shorewest Shares: How to Prepare Your Home for Quick Sale

Every seller dreams of a quick sale — preferably at or even above their asking price. As market conditions across the country have continued to improve, those dreams aren’t so farfetched. In fact, many sellers have experienced this. While a …
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Categories: Home Selling


Shorewest Shares: Why Renting Can Cost You So Much More Than You Think

Consumers exhibit more reckless behavior when deciding to rent something rather than buy it, a new study out of the University of Maryland finds. The lack of commitment required when deciding to rent a product leads people to consider fewer …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: How To Get Organized for Back-To-School

School is creeping up on us, and it’s literally right around the corner! Are you ready for back to school? Getting organized is easy with a bit of prep and planning.   Organize Back-to-School Supplies Find the school supply list …
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Categories: DIY


Shorewest, REALTORS® now has more Open Houses on Shorewest.com

The demand for real estate is much stronger, and the summer/fall housing market of 2014 is projected to be one of the best in years. To help people looking to buy a home in today’s market, Shorewest, REALTORS® now has …
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  Shorewest Shares: 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t For Sale By Owner

Some homeowners consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). We think there are several reasons this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of …
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Categories: Home Selling


Shorewest Recommends These Tips When Moving With Children

You bought your dream house and are eagerly waiting to move in. Are you excited and happy about moving? Or are you dreading the sort, packing and other chores? Children absorb enthusiasm like a sponge —if you look at moving …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest’s DIY Project: How to Grow Vegetables & Herbs in Containers

  Growing fresh vegetables and herbs is a great way to save money and control what pesticides go into your body. If you don’t have the space to grow your own garden, don’t worry — you can grow your own …
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Categories: DIY


Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation has Lowest Closing Cost in the Nation

According to Bankrate.com, Wisconsin has the fifth-highest closing cost in the nation at $2,706 — Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation actually has the lowest at $1,034. For the survey, Bankrate.com requested good faith estimates for a $200,000 mortgage loan from up to …
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Categories: Mortgage