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Buyers: How to up your game in a competitive real estate market

June 23, 2015

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  Buyers may need to up their game in a competitive real estate market where the number of buyers outnumber the amount of homes for sale. Here are some ways buyers can make a stronger offer: • Include larger earnest money to show you are serious. • Include a pre-approval letter. • Be flexible on […]

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Save time & see more at FirstWeber.com. Almost 2,000 open houses, market stats, school data and more.

June 18, 2015

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If you are looking for Wisconsin real estate, going to open houses is a great way to get a real feel for what’s available and what you can buy in your price range.  First Weber offers an Open House search here.   NOW FEATURING open houses of other brokers – save time and search for all open […]

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Resurgence of job growth in the U.S. helps to power housing rebound

June 11, 2015

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According to an article in the Washington Post, home sales are at their highest since 2006, new residential construction has made a big jump this spring and the economy added 280,000 jobs in May. This is all excellent news for housing! “They both feed off each other,” said Danielle Hale, director of housing statistics at […]

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Homebuying in your future? Here’s a good overview of the process.

June 9, 2015

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    You’ve decided that now is the time to buy a house or condo in Wisconsin… Prices are good, interest rates are low, you’re ready to settle down in one spot for a while, have  saved some money for downpayment, and you have  a steady job.  But you’ve never done this before and need […]

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Will I qualify for a mortgage loan? This flow chart will help you find out.

June 2, 2015

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Find out if you qualify for a mortgage loan by using this flowchart

    “Do I Qualify for a Mortgage Loan?” – RealEstate.com Flowchart Mortgages can be complicated thing – especially if you are a first time buyer.  Will you qualify? Talking with a loan officer is the way to go and be sure to be preapproved to add strength to your offer to purchase. Buyers doing […]

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