Tag Archives: real estate market

Shorewest Shares: What to do if your home doesn’t appraise at the price you want to sell?

The housing market is hitting its peak and housing sales are continuing to heat up. When home sales increase, house prices hold firmly or go up, and inventories decrease. When this happens, buyers and their banks tend to negotiate less. …
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Categories: Home Selling


Shorewest Announces New Sales Director to our Mequon Office — Jim Young

We’re pleased to announce Jim Young as the new Sales Director of the Shorewest, REALTORS® Mequon Office, located at 1407 West Mequon Road.   The Mequon Office has 53 licensed and experienced sales associates who live, work and play in …
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Categories: Real Estate News


Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation Reports: What does it mean?  Mortgages defined.

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer, a current homeowner or in the market for a new home, you may have a tough time sorting through mortgage terms discussed by real estate agents, lenders, real estate attorneys and other real estate professionals. …
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Categories: Mortgage


Shorewest Shares: How to Prepare Your Home for Quick Sale

Every seller dreams of a quick sale — preferably at or even above their asking price. As market conditions across the country have continued to improve, those dreams aren’t so farfetched. In fact, many sellers have experienced this. While a …
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Categories: Home Selling


Shorewest Shares: Why Renting Can Cost You So Much More Than You Think

Consumers exhibit more reckless behavior when deciding to rent something rather than buy it, a new study out of the University of Maryland finds. The lack of commitment required when deciding to rent a product leads people to consider fewer …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest, REALTORS® now has more Open Houses on Shorewest.com

The demand for real estate is much stronger, and the summer/fall housing market of 2014 is projected to be one of the best in years. To help people looking to buy a home in today’s market, Shorewest, REALTORS® now has …
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Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation has Lowest Closing Cost in the Nation

According to Bankrate.com, Wisconsin has the fifth-highest closing cost in the nation at $2,706 — Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation actually has the lowest at $1,034. For the survey, Bankrate.com requested good faith estimates for a $200,000 mortgage loan from up to …
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Categories: Mortgage


Shorewest Shares: How Much Home Should You Buy

    So… you want to buy a home? Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases in your life — knowing exactly how much home to purchase can be complicated. To choose the right home, you have to try to …
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Categories: Home Buying


Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation Suggests: Why Renters Should Reconsider

Whether you’re currently renting, looking for a new place, or debating between renting and buying, there’s one thing that’s clear: renting is costing you more money. As your rent continues to increase year after year, the cost of homeownership stays …
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Categories: Mortgage


Shorewest Shares: How Do Buyers Shop For Homes?

How do home buyers shop for new homes? If you’re a new buyer wondering where to start, or a seller wondering where to showcase your home, Shorewest shares: how buyers shop for homes. According to the National Association of REALTORS® …
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Categories: Home Buying