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Home Possible Advantage: new downpayment option for first time buyers and low income buyers

April 27, 2015

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Freddie Mac, a provider of mortgage funding for the nation’s housing market, has recently introduced a loan program for first time home buyers and low-income home buyers enabling them to receive mortgage loans with downpayments of only 3%.  This could be a great opportunity for those who have good credit and decent income, but with little […]

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Bank of Mom and Dad to help millennial-aged kids buy homes during low rate time

April 23, 2015

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With less homes to choose from, buyers must make good offers and move quickly. They may end up paying more for the home they really want. How does that make this a good time to buy? We still have those low interest rates and parents know it. The low interest rates we currently have make […]

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Tips for Spring Homebuying in a competitive market

April 20, 2015

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Spring is here and the Wisconsin real estate market is hopping.  Buyers need to be ready to pull the trigger when they find the right home because in many Wisconsin markets there is a shortage of available homes for sale, with too many buyers. more via 12 Tips for Spring Homebuying in a Seller’s Market […]

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Go local when looking for accurate Wisconsin real estate listing information

April 14, 2015

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You can find Wisconsin real estate listings easily on websites and apps these days, but how do you know if the data on those properties is accurate?  Have you ever inquired on a property that caught your attention only to find it was not available, even though you are sitting there with it up on your computer screen […]

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Tips for buying in a tight market

April 9, 2015

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It’s always hard to predict how long it will take to find a home to buy. Given the current low-inventory environment, it may take you longer than it would in a balanced market that has enough homes for sale to satisfy the current buyer demand. Patience needs to be a key component of your home […]

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