Tag Archives: How-To

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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10 Ways to Participate in National Cut Your Energy Costs Day!

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day encourages people to look for ways to reduce energy costs and save on their energy bills. It is a helpful reminder for everyone to examine their own lifestyle and see if there are any …
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10 Tips to Save on Your Summer Utility Bill

The weather is (thankfully) finally warming up and with the temperature rising, many people are also seeing their utility bills rise with them. Here are 10 ways that you can temper this to prepare your home and bank statement for …
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The Top Five Return on Investment Projects to Take on in 2018

It’s hard to know what renovation or remodeling project to take on to create the most ROI (return on investment) for your money. Of course there are projects that you would like to take on, but they might not be …
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A Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation Loan Officer is the Whole Package

A Wisconsin Mortgage Loan Officer is many things and all of them are of a benefit to you as a client. Loan Officers are: Convenient. Loan Officers are available to fit your schedule — days, evenings and weekends. Innovative. They …
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Resource Video: Homeowner Edition

Home Repairs You Should Never Do Yourself In today’s day and age, everything is DIY this and Do It Yourself that. It can be great when it comes to small projects or design undertaking. However there are home repairs and …
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How Equity Helps Homeowners

What is equity and how does it affect you as a homeowner? Equity is defined as the difference of the home’s fair market value and the outstanding balance of all other debt on the property. Many homeowners are unaware of …
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Resource Video: Seller Edition

Is it the Right Time to Sell Your Home? The decision to sell your home is not a decision that should be made in haste. There are many factors that go into the decision to sell your home, one of …
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Resource Video: Homeowner Edition

Factors That Can Depreciate Home Values A variety of factors can cause a home to depreciate in value… and some of these factors are beyond the control of the homeowner. This informational video provides key points on what common things …
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Resource Video: Seller Edition

Should Appliances Be Included in the Sales Price of a Home? When you sell your home, your Shorewest, REALTOR® will ask what items will be included or excluded in the sale. When it comes to things like appliances, deciding whether …
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