Tag Archives: real estate advice

Shorewest Shares: First-Time Home Buyers Series — Four Things To Look For In A House

When you’re a first-time home buyer, buying a home may be overwhelming and confusing. Sellers can use cover-up techniques to make their property look better than it really is (Think: covering up ruined hardwood floors with a rug). It’s important …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: What To Do As A New Homeowner

You are a new homeowner and are eager and excited to begin customizing your new abode to your liking! However, don’t get too excited that you forget to the basics of homeownership before you begin your projects. Here is a list …
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State of the Market — June 2015

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® Spring season has finally arrived here in Southeastern Wisconsin. The real estate market is also back in force, with substantial growth in the early months, specifically March. Home sales increased …
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Shorewest Shares: First-Time Home Buyer Series — What Is The Right Purchase For Me?

There are many decisions and factors to make when purchasing a home. Trying to determine whether a single-family or condominium is best for your lifestyle can be difficult. Here are a few things to consider to decide if a single-family …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: Tips For Keeping Your Electric Bill Low During The Summer

Summer will be here before we know it and now’s the time to prepare. Here are seven ways to keep your electric bill low during the summer: Air conditioner. Your air conditioner may account for 40% of your electric bill …
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Categories: Home Improvement


Shorewest Shares: Three Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Home

You’re ready to sell your home, but where do you start? It’s easy to get caught up in looking forward to moving and getting settled in your new home. Don’t let that momentum ruin your chances of selling your current …
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Categories: Home Selling


Shorewest Shares: Five Reasons to Buy a Home Right Now

Now is a great time to buy a home. The market is heating up and interest rates are still low. The Milwaukee region is forecasted to outpace the rest of the nation with a 4.9% increase in home values, according …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: Cheap Curb Appeal Updates

Whether you are getting ready to sell your home, or just looking to make some critical improvements, improving your curb appeal is easy and affordable. Adding curb appeal to your home makes it easier to sell, but can also add …
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Categories: Home Improvement


Shorewest Shares: How to Save Energy and Boost Your Home’s Resale Value

Remodeling your kitchen or bathroom may add to your home’s resale value, but energy-efficient upgrades add value AND save you money on your monthly utility bills. Here’s how you can save energy and boost your home’s resale value: • Replace …
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Shorewest Shares: Six Things To Do When Moving Into A New House

You purchased your dream home through your Shorewest Agent and can’t wait to get into your new space! But before you move in, there are a few things you still need to do. Here are six things to do when …
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Categories: Home Buying







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