Tag Archives: Housing Market

Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation Shares What The 3% Down Payment Program Means

Recent news reports have been featuring new programs announced by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac designed to stimulate more home ownership. Although details are still being worked out, both mortgage giants are intending to offer something that will only require …
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Categories: Mortgage


Shorewest Shares: Winter is a Great Time to House Hunt

  Spring and early summer are traditionally known as the high season for home sales, while winter is often over looked. Winter can be a great time to buy a home, if you don’t mind fewer homes for sale and …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: DIY Projects with PVC Piping

Hair Dyer and Curling Iron Holder Supplies PVC Y connecter Paint/duct tape 1. Using the PVC Y connecter, spray paint or use duct tape to personalize for your style. 2. Attach to a wall, door, put under the sink or …
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Categories: DIY


Shorewest Shares: How to Sell Your Home during the Holidays

  The charm of the holidays and the type of buyers that are searching for a new home during this time of year can make the holidays a perfect time to sell your home. Here are a few ways to …
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Categories: Home Selling


Shorewest Shares: DIY Mistletoe Painting

Supplies • Canvas • Washable green paint • Acrylic yellow and red paint • Red ribbon • Hot glue gun • Paint brushes • Cute, little feet! • Paper plates   1. Set your canvas on an easy to reach/lean …
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Categories: DIY


Shorewest Shares: 10 Ways to Stay Warm at Home without Killing Your Heating Bill

  Baby, it’s cold outside! As the cold weather takes over, there’s a constant debate between staying warm and keeping your heating bill down. Here are 10 ways to stay warm at home without killing your heating budget:   Slippers. …
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Categories: How to


My Best Advice to Veterans Buying Homes — A Letter from John Inzeo, Vice President of Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation

  As we celebrated Veterans Day in November, we have had ample opportunities to reflect on the men and women who have served our country and preserved our freedoms. Past, present and future Veteran’s deserve our never-ending support as we …
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Categories: Mortgage


Shorewest Shares 23 Things You Can Do in 10 Minutes to Make Your House More Saleable

  You’re ready to sell your house. You spent the time updating your house and making little fixes. If your house is already listed but hasn’t sold yet, these quick adjustments you can do in 10 minutes or less may …
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Categories: Home Selling


Shorewest Shares: Seven Reasons to Buy a House Right Now

Are you undecided on when is a good time to purchase a house? Rising rates, loosening requirements, down payment options, buyer’s markets, seller’s markets — what does it mean to you? If you are financially prepared and your credit is …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: How to Lower Your Electric Bill

Oh the weather outside is frightful! As temperatures hit record lows the past two days, many of us wonder if the polar vortex will happen again this year. Saving money AND keeping your house warm can be a difficult balance, …
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Categories: Home Improvement