Tag Archives: Housing Market

Shorewest Shares: Five Ways To Freshen Your Home Up For Spring

Spring is here! Before the flowers start budding, it’s time to start spring cleaning and freshening up your home. Here are five ways to freshen your home up for spring: 1. Bring in the outdoors. It’s time to add fresh …
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Categories: Home Improvement


Shorewest Shares: Five Biggest Turn-Offs For Homebuyers

As the market continues to heat up, many houses are selling fast. First impressions are everything — and it’s important to prepare your home for sale. Here are the five biggest turn-offs for home buyers: 1. Overpricing. If you overprice …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: How To Keep Your Home Safe When You’re Away

When going on vacation or leaving home for awhile, it is important to take the necessary steps to keep your home safe. A few simple actions can help keep your home safe while you’re away: Don’t advertise your stuff. Home burglars …
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Categories: Home Improvement


Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation Shares: Five Mortgage Mistakes To Avoid

Buying a home is the biggest purchase you will make in your life — it is also the largest monthly expense you will have. Yet, most people will do little preparation, negotiation, or shopping to get the best deal on …
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Shorewest Shares: Your Garden Planting Guideline

It’s finally spring in Wisconsin, which means one thing — it’s almost time to plant your garden! Each vegetable grows better at a different temperature, allowing your growing season to be extended. If you don’t have a lot of space, …
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Categories: How to


Shorewest Shares: 19 Spring Cleaning Tasks to Freshen Up Your Home

We officially began spring on March 20, which means warmer weather is around the corner! It’s time to open the blinds, clear out the winter wardrobe and let the sunshine and warm temperatures in. Here are 19 tips to help …
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Categories: Home Improvement


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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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: How to Prepare Your Home For Spring After A Cold Winter

Let’s be honest — we have been counting down the days to spring since January. With record low temperatures and wind chills, we all have been waiting for the day the snow melts, and we don’t have to wear a …
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Categories: Home Improvement


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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Categories: Community, Home Selling


Shorewest Shares: The Best and Worst Home Renovations in 2015

A remodeling project around your home may sound like a good idea. However, some projects are a better investment than others. According to the Remodeling Magazine’s 2015 Cost vs. Value report, the following four projects will make the greatest percentage …
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Categories: Home Improvement