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March 16, 2017

Remodeling before your sale? Check out the Cost vs Value report, 2017

Remodeling before your sale? Check out the Cost vs Value report, 2017

The 2017 Remodeling Cost vs. Value report is out and exterior projects remain among the most valuable updates. Homeowners that are soon to be sellers, please take note because these will improve a home’s curb appeal – a buyer’s first impression of a home. Here’s a quick overview of the best projects that retain value: Fiberglass attic insulation […]

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March 14, 2017

93.8% of mortgages properties have positive equity. Time for a new market analysis.

93.8% of mortgages properties have positive equity. Time for a new market analysis.

Equity regained with rising home prices. 93.8% of all mortgaged properties across the nation have now regained equity, according to a report by CoreLogic. 62,000 homes regained that equity in the last quarter of 2016. “Average home equity rose bt $13,700 for U.S. homeowners during 2016,” says Frank Nothaft, chief economist for CoreLogic. “The equity build-up […]

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March 6, 2017

8 professional staging strategies you can implement yourself

8 professional staging strategies you can implement yourself

The market is busy, that’s for sure! But that does not mean you can shirk the responsibility of preparing your home for sale.  By taking the time to clean, declutter and do some simple staging, you almost guarantee that the home will attract higher offers than if you had not.   There are professional stagers […]

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February 28, 2017

Set the right list price and hit the ground running

Set the right list price and hit the ground running

New listings, especially in a tight real estate market, get a lot of attention when they first become available. Showings start happening immediately, buyers are excited. This is the time to make a good first impression with a right price and a quick sale. The right price may actually attract multiple offers, driving the price […]

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February 7, 2017

Here’s why you still need a professional real estate agent, even when the market is strong.

Here’s why you still need a professional real estate agent, even when the market is strong.

The Wisconsin real estate market has been chugging along strong for several years now.  Well priced and well presented homes are selling quickly and multiple offer situations are occurring. Buyers are in serious competition in some price ranges. SELLERS So do you still need a Realtor to sell in a hot market?  We think so are […]

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