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Shorewest Shares: Five Home Renovations That Affect Resale Value Negatively

Many sellers think they need to upgrade their homes before they sell, trying to add more value. However, there are some renovations that affect resale value negatively. Below are five home renovations to avoid before you sell your home:   …
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Categories: Home Improvement


Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation ranks #1 in Local Originated Loans

The Milwaukee Business Journal has recently released the largest area residential mortgage companies ranked by dollar volume of loans originated locally in 2014. Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation ranked #1 in loans originated locally with 1,418 loans in 2014. “This is a …
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Categories: Mortgage


Shorewest Shares: Six Things to Consider When Selling Your Home

As the Wisconsin Real Estate Market continues to recover, home sales and prices continue to increase. The best homes are selling quickly these days, and mortgage interest rates are at historic lows. However, many homeowners are still waiting to sell …
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Categories: Home Selling


Shorewest Shares: How To Avoid A Home Break-In

As scary as it is to think about, home break-ins do happen. However, most times they can be prevented. Here are some ways to make your home less of a target for intruders: • Set your lights on a timer. …
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Categories: How to, Neighborhoods


Shorewest Shares: Ten Reasons Why Owning a Home Is Better Than Renting

If you’re tired of your rent continuing to increase, it may be time to look into homeownership. As the great American dream of owning a home is still a goal for many, the time to act upon it may be …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: Nine Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

Tired of renting? Now is the perfect time to purchase your own house! If you are just beginning to look for a new house, or already narrowed down your choice, you may be eager to place an offer, especially if …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: How To Boost Your Home’s Value To Sell

Getting your home ready to sell can be very frustrating. Worry and concern may set in if your house is not up-to-date on the current trends. However, preparing your home to sell doesn’t need to cost you lots of money. …
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Winter Stay-cation: Madison

As the weather outside is frightful, there are many days where leaving our homes become difficult and challenging. Don’t worry — there are many things you can do indoors to beat the winter blues. • State Capitol. The State Capitol …
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Categories: Community


Shorewest Shares: Six Things to Consider When Buying Your Vacation Home

Whether you’re ready for a vacation, or need a change of scenery, a vacation home can be a good investment. Here are six things to consider when buying a vacation home:   What can you afford? According to the 2014 …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: DIY Inspiration

If you have old furniture laying around your house, or in storage, there are many DIY tutorials on making them new again. Check out Jessica’s at  Four Generations Under One Roof. Check out our Pinterest Board for more DIY Furniture Inspiration. …
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Categories: Home Improvement