It’s no exaggeration that selling your home keeps you busy. In the midst of staging, pricing, listing, and scheduling tours, it’s easy to overlook the details… like home security. After all, while selling your home, you’re probably allowing dozens of strangers to come inside for tours. And while most of them probably have good intentions, […]
It’s springtime! Time to bid farewell to heavy jackets and blankets, to dark winter days and cozy nights by the fireplace. Time to welcome in the fresh flowers and bright sunshine of spring! And if you own a vacation home in Northwestern Wisconsin, it might mean welcoming in a new wave of renters, too. Here’s […]
Wisconsin REALTORS® Association: March 2018 Home Sales Report Tight inventories in March push prices up, but sales are down slightly.
Spring is upon us, and with spring comes another anticipated time of year: home selling season. Traditionally, spring is one of the most popular times to list a home for sale. It’s also an excellent season for spring cleaning and trying out a few home-improvement projects on the weekends. If you’re thinking about selling your […]
It’s spring, which means home buying season has officially arrived! If you’re on the hunt for a new home, chances are you’ve already thought about the features you’d like to have. However, one important part of searching for homes is making a distinction between your needs and your wants. Needs are amenities or features you […]
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 […]