Posts tagged ‘buying a home in wisconsin’

July 24, 2017

6 tips to help you to successfully buy a home in a competitive market

6 tips to help you to successfully buy a home in a competitive market

It can be really frustrating for homebuyers these days!  We constantly are hearing of buyers losing out on home after home due to competing offers – even if they offered over-asking to begin with.  Buyers HAVE to be ready to go in order to win the “one”.   Special times call for special measures! Be […]

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July 10, 2017

Interest rates and the affect on home buying power & long term costs. Rates still historically low!

Interest rates and the affect on home buying power & long term costs. Rates still historically low!

Interest rates fluctuate on an ongoing basis – from rates in the teens in the 1980s to the low single digit rates of today.  Not only are they low, but they have remained low for actually a very long time. (Currently creeping upward…) Buyers need to know what an opportunity this is – and how much […]

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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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