Tag Archives: real estate market

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: Why You Should Never For Sale By Owner

You may think you can sell your home by yourself. You have put in the renovations, up-dated fixtures and appliances and you just installed a new furnace. However, in the long run, trying to sell your home yourself is going …
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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


Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation Shares: Five Mortgage Mistakes To Avoid

Buying a home is the biggest purchase you will make in your life — it is also the largest monthly expense you will have. Yet, most people will do little preparation, negotiation, or shopping to get the best deal on …
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Shorewest Shares: Six Smart Homebuyer Strategies

The National Association of REALTORS® has announced that there’s a housing supply shortage. It’s a seller’s market — home prices are starting to increase again and homes are selling quickly. When homes are in a short supply, buyers have to …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: How to Prepare Your Home For Spring After A Cold Winter

Let’s be honest — we have been counting down the days to spring since January. With record low temperatures and wind chills, we all have been waiting for the day the snow melts, and we don’t have to wear a …
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Categories: Home Improvement


Visit Shorewest at the Home and Garden Shows

The annual REALTORS® Home and Garden Show 2015 has arrived and is open March 20-29 (closed 23, 24) at the Wisconsin Expo Center in State Fair Park. To get information on tickets, parking, and other general tips, please see the …
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Categories: Community


Shorewest Shares: The Best and Worst Home Renovations in 2015

A remodeling project around your home may sound like a good idea. However, some projects are a better investment than others. According to the Remodeling Magazine’s 2015 Cost vs. Value report, the following four projects will make the greatest percentage …
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Categories: Home Improvement


Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation Shares The Importance of Low Interest Rates

For many months now, low interest rates have been advertised. “Take advantage of low interest rates!” “Shop now — interest rates are at historic lows!” With historic low rates, it makes buying a home more affordable. But with new marketplace …
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Categories: Mortgage


Shorewest Shares: Eight Tips When Buying A Home

You’ve decided you are ready to buy a home, now what? Here are eight tips to help you buy your new home: 1. Don’t buy a home if you can’t stay. If you can’t commit to remaining in the same …
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Categories: Home Buying