Tag Archives: tips and advice

Shorewest Shares: How To Avoid A Home Break-In

As scary as it is to think about, home break-ins do happen. However, most times they can be prevented. Here are some ways to make your home less of a target for intruders: • Set your lights on a timer. …
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Categories: How to, Neighborhoods


Shorewest Shares: DIY Love Décor

Supplies Red Paper (11’’x17’’) White (washable) paint Paint Brush Picture Frame     1. Find the middle point on the red paper and evenly space out room for each letter (L-O-V-E). 2. Using the white paint, paint a hand for the O …
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Categories: DIY


Winter Stay-cation: Madison

As the weather outside is frightful, there are many days where leaving our homes become difficult and challenging. Don’t worry — there are many things you can do indoors to beat the winter blues. • State Capitol. The State Capitol …
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Categories: Community


Shorewest Shares: Six Things to Consider When Buying Your Vacation Home

Whether you’re ready for a vacation, or need a change of scenery, a vacation home can be a good investment. Here are six things to consider when buying a vacation home:   What can you afford? According to the 2014 …
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Categories: Home Buying


Shorewest Shares: DIY Inspiration

If you have old furniture laying around your house, or in storage, there are many DIY tutorials on making them new again. Check out Jessica’s at  Four Generations Under One Roof. Check out our Pinterest Board for more DIY Furniture Inspiration. …
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Categories: Home Improvement


Winter Stay-cation: Sheboygan

As the weather outside is frightful, there are many days where leaving our homes become difficult and challenging. Don’t worry — there are many things you can do indoors to beat the winter blues. • Abler Art Glass Gallery. The …
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Categories: Community


Shorewest Shares: How To Make Your New Place Feel Like Home

You just bought a house with the help of your Shorewest Agent and are eagerly waiting until you can move in! These 21 tips will help you make your place feel like home: 1. Make your bed. Whether that’s assembling …
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Categories: DIY


Winter Stay-cation: Milwaukee

As the weather outside is frightful, there are many days where leaving our homes become difficult and challenging. Don’t worry — there are many things you can do indoors to beat the winter blues. • Milwaukee Public Museum. The Milwaukee …
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Categories: Community


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