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Listings needed. Buyers often in competition.

March 30, 2015

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    A shortage of inventory has created an environment where buyers are seeing competition when they make offers. Advice to Buyers: If this is the home you REALLY want, make your best offer.  With fewer homes on the market, waiting for another right match for your needs may take a while – and prices and/or interest […]

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Zillow or Trulia can “zestimate” a price. A real estate agent personally researches a price and much more.

March 19, 2015

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  Many buyers and sellers do research online before contacting a real estate agent, just as many people use Web MD to try and figure out what ailment they have. That is perfectly fine – pretty great actually. But while you can get information online, that’s about it.  You’ll still need a medical professional. And in […]

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Do’s and don’ts when buying a home in Wisconsin.

March 17, 2015

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1. DO research the community, schools, real estate statistics for the community you are looking in. This can be done at the listing level on firstweber.com. Scroll down to the bottom of the web page and you’ll find tabs for statistics, schools and points of interests like parks and shopping 2. DO get preapproved for a […]

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2015 expected to be a strong year for real estate: Buy, Sell.

March 10, 2015

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  Chief economists at realtor.com are expecting a very good year for real estate in 2015 and say the reasons why that will happen boils down to three things: 1. Home sales will increase 2. Prices will increase 3. Mortgage interest rates will increase   “The year of the Millennial” First time homebuyers are typically […]

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I am looking at homes online. What comes next?

March 9, 2015

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In the “old days” people thinking about buying a home contacted a real estate agent first and the agent explained the process and guided the way from there on out. Now, potential buyers are wandering about the internet, possibly finding homes they are interested in but not sure of what to do next. Finding a […]

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