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Wisconsin Community Spotlight: Germantown

Located northwest of downtown Milwaukee, Germantown, Wisconsin is a small community bursting with pride of its German heritage. With the abundance of amenities available to residents and visitors, it is no surprise this area was named as one of the …
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Categories: Neighborhoods


Wisconsin Community Spotlight: Pewaukee

This new weekly feature will highlight one of the areas Shorewest serves throughout the Wisconsin and showcase our Community Resource Pages, one of the features of the newly redesigned  Shorewest.com. Make sure to visit this new portion of our website …
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Categories: Community, Neighborhoods


The Ups and Downs of Mortgage Rates

As of today interest rates on a 30 year mortgage with no points is hovering around 3.875%.  You may wonder if that is a good rate. Revisiting the past can shed some light on this question. If we look back …
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A Word of Caution

Difficult times cause some people to take drastic action without thinking. If you are in the midst of a very tough real estate scenario, I want to encourage you to think before you act. I am referring to a sale …
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Categories: Real Estate News


Homes are still good investments!

There is no doubt that the burst housing bubble continues to have a dramatic effect on the real estate market. Wisconsin and more closely, Waukesha County feel the devastating consequences of the foreclosure market. Waukesha County Sheriff’s department has processes …
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Milwaukee…Really?

First impression…..quick……don’t have one? You are not alone.  Unless you are from the Midwest, you probably don’t know much about our (great) city.  Listen to what these Medical College of Wisconsin graduate students discovered… Posted by:  Deborah Benavides


Walk Scores Help Pick Your New Community

If you are like most people these days, gas prices are forcing you to carefully plan daily activities to save not only time but gas and money! Walking to destinations may take the place of driving for many if possible. …
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Categories: Home Buying


Wisconsin and Marquette are Looking Good in 2011 Tournament

Each year the NCAA tournament offers sports fans exhilarating highs and gut wrenching lows. The tournament is full of last minute buzzer beaters, bracket busting upsets, the thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat. There are plays and moments …
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Categories: Upcoming Events


Successful Buyers Consider Value

Whether on Wall Street, or in Real Estate, wise investors buy on the basis of value. When looking at value, there are a number of different items for consideration. Of course, we all know about price, but there are certainly …
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Categories: Home Buying