Archive for the ‘Home Buyers’ category

January 11, 2018

Moving tips to make your life a bit easier

Moving tips to make your life a bit easier

So you found a new place! It’s all wonderful and exciting until you start to think about how much stuff you have.   via 33 Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier. Pictured is an easy way to pack clothing right out of the closet, hanger and all. Other great ideas include: Taking […]

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January 9, 2018

Potential homebuyers over estimating downpayment & credit needed to buy a home

Potential homebuyers over estimating downpayment & credit needed to buy a home

65% of  respondents to a recent Wells Fargo survey feel homeownership is the American Dream, an accomplishment to be proud of and something they aspire to. 72% of them feel now is a good time to buy. But the survey also showed that consumers have misconceptions about credit & downpayments as related to buying a home, […]

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December 18, 2017

What’s the difference between Pre-approval and Pre-qualification?

What’s the difference between Pre-approval and Pre-qualification?

Before you start searching for a new home in Wisconsin, you should have a good idea what you can afford and have a number in your head that you feel comfortable paying each month, regardless of what the bank says. You may have heard of pre-approval or pre-qualification. But what’s the difference? Pre-qualification Pre-qualification is used […]

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December 11, 2017

What is a buyer agency agreement and how will it benefit you

What is a buyer agency agreement and how will it benefit you

Buyer Agency is a contract that a buyer signs with a real estate agent that basically states that the agent is going to be the exclusive agent for a buyer’s property search.  In order for the agent to be able to give opinions or advice when it comes to writing an offer and negotiations, there needs to be a […]

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December 4, 2017

Can you own for less than rent? Try a search and find out.

Can you own for less than rent? Try a search and find out.

Is your apartment becoming less affordable as rents rise? Do you need to move to find somewhere less expensive to live? As long as you have to go through the trouble of moving, consider buying a home or condominium.  You may be surprised at what you can find that may cost less than your current rent. […]

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