Archive for the ‘Home Buyers’ category

June 22, 2017

Search over 1,600 open houses this week from brokers across the state at firstweber.com

Search over 1,600 open houses this week from brokers across the state at firstweber.com

There’s just one website to go to to see open house info in Wisconsin: FirstWeber.com No need to search THAT website for THAT company’s listings and a different one for ANOTHER company and ANOTHER & ANOTHER. What a pain! We make it easy and convenient for you! They are ALL on our site.  Start your […]

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June 19, 2017

June is National Homeownership Month… Here are 8 reasons to own a home. #MyHomeMyVoice

June is National Homeownership Month… Here are 8 reasons to own a home. #MyHomeMyVoice

Tax deductions from mortgage interest and property taxes The freedom to make the place your own through decorating/remodeling A safe place to raise a family, a yard to relax in Easier to have pets Have a place of your OWN, no shared walls! Predictable payments, not rising rents Stability of calling one place home The […]

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June 12, 2017

7 real estate terms to know when buying or selling a home

7 real estate terms to know when buying or selling a home

Real estate can be a complicated process and years may pass between times people buy and sell.  Are there terms agents and mortgage brokers use that you are unfamiliar with? It’s possible.  Here are a few real estate terms and their explanations. Data from Fannie Mae and Realtor.org   Acceleration clause: This relates to a […]

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June 5, 2017

5 tips for first time homebuyers

5 tips for first time homebuyers

You have decided “enough is enough” with rising rents – time to get a place of your own!  That’s a great first step, but what else should you do when you are getting ready to buy your first home? Know your credit Credit scores are an important part of your financial picture. Check your credit reports […]

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May 30, 2017

Rent or buy? Try this calculator to see which costs less for you.

Rent or buy? Try this calculator to see which costs less for you.

Many potential homebuyers are paying big money in rent these days. A recent study showed that 1 in 4 renters spent half their pay on housing costs. Would your monthly payment be less with a mortgage or a rent payment? This answer will vary by how much you are currently paying in rent, what the […]

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