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What does MLS mean?

October 30, 2014

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The term MLS is one of the most commonly used words in the real estate business. But unless you have bought or sold a home before, you may have no idea what the acronym stands for: Multiple Listing Service.  A Multiple Listing Service is a large database of  homes for sale which Realtor members can […]

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What do I need to do to get a mortgage for my home purchase?

October 14, 2014

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If you are like most homebuyers, you are going to need a mortgage loan in order to buy a house.  This is not something that people do often so here is an overview of the loan application process which is a major leg in the home buying journey. Appointment Make an appointment with a mortgage lender. Application Fee […]

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Why buy a home?

October 6, 2014

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A look at interest rates by decade, still low.

October 2, 2014

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Current home buyers and move up sellers are fortunate to have the historically low interest rates.  Predictions are they will rise, but even still, they remain low when you look at the blue diagram.   Timing a purchase or a sale depends on many things – your employment, your family situations.  The interest rate you […]

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Five things to do when buying a home in Wisconsin

September 30, 2014

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