Tag Archives: real estate market

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


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: 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


Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation Shares: Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Mortgage rates have been at an all-time low, allowing many people to refinance. However, some people couldn’t refinance because they didn’t have enough equity in their homes, or they were waiting for rates to drop even lower. According to the …
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Categories: Mortgage


Shorewest Shares: Should I Sell My Home Now or Wait Until the Spring?

Many homeowners believe that the best time to sell a home is during the spring. Although there is a spring market, the winter season may be the best time to sell your home for many reasons. Here’s why you should …
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Categories: Home Selling


Shorewest Shares: How to Sell your Home in a Cold Market

It’s the beginning of the winter months, and unless you love the cold weather, there’s a good chance that you don’t want to leave your home… let alone sell or buy a new one. However, it can be done and …
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Categories: Home Selling


Shorewest Shares: New York Times Calls Homeownership Best Way to Build Wealth

The New York Times recently published an editorial entitled, “Homeownership and Wealth Creation.” The housing market has made a strong recovery, not only in sales and prices, but also in the confidence of consumers and experts as an investment.   …
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Categories: Home Buying


Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation Shares What The 3% Down Payment Program Means

Recent news reports have been featuring new programs announced by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac designed to stimulate more home ownership. Although details are still being worked out, both mortgage giants are intending to offer something that will only require …
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Categories: Mortgage


Shorewest Shares: Winter is a Great Time to House Hunt

  Spring and early summer are traditionally known as the high season for home sales, while winter is often over looked. Winter can be a great time to buy a home, if you don’t mind fewer homes for sale and …
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Categories: Home Buying