Wisconsin REALTORS® Association: February 2018 Home Sales Report Even with tight inventories, winter home sales hit new record.
Home staging is a major player in a home sale. How your home looks, feels, and even smells can influence buyers’ decisions, so it’s important to present your home in the best light. Cleaning, decluttering, and rearranging furniture are essential to preparing your home for showings, but it can be tempting to take a few […]
Buying a permanent, year-round home is different from buying a vacation home or rental property. For one thing, as your primary residence, the house itself becomes far more important than in a vacation purchase. And for another, your location, and proximity to amenities, becomes another major factor. So, here’s what you need to know about […]
Buying a vacation home isn’t quite like buying a primary residence. Sure, they’re both all about location, location, location… but what you want in a vacation home location is definitely different from the home you’ll be living in year-round. Buying a primary residence is about finding a blend of being close to the things you […]
Dream homes around the country have one thing in common: amazing architecture. From Greek Revival to Modern, we’re breaking down the most popular architectural styles in America to help you discover your own dream home. 1. Greek Revival Homes Popular during the 1820s, ’30s, and ’40s, Greek Revival takes inspiration from the ornate temples of […]
Wisconsin REALTORS® Association: January 2018 Home Sales Report Home sales increased in January as prices continued to rise.
You’re smart. You’re doing your research about home buying and homeownership (like you are right now!), so you feel like you’re prepared to avoid common home buying pitfalls. But you’ll soon find that once you’ve moved in, there is a whole new list of common problems that plague unwary first-time homeowners. To help you make […]
Woods and water converge along the shores of Lower Clam Lake and the Chippewa River, and tucked along the treeline just steps from the shore sits this beautiful vacation getaway. Quaint country charm combines with elegant modern design to craft a retreat that’s truly the best of both worlds. Take a step inside 5172 W […]
Acronyms are tossed around like crazy in the real estate world, which can be confusing to even the most veteran home buyers. But don’t worry — it doesn’t take long to learn the language. Here’s a quick list of the most widely used home buying acronyms and what they actually mean. Of course, if you’d […]
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