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Homeowners Insurance...Do You Have a CLUE? - 02/24/10 02:11 PM
Homeowners insurance, we all have it and we need to have it. As we go through the home buying process, it's something that comes up very early on as we're not going past underwriting without it. But do we have a CLUE or even know what CLUE is? So, okay, we closed on our new home, we've moved in, we have homeowners insurance, but what if we have a claim? Here's a "Must Read" article by Mariwyn Evans and please, if you have questions reagrding homeowners insurance be sure to contact a qualified Insurance Agent. Your CLUE Insurance Report Matters Your (4 comments)
It's Blustery in the Fox Cities Valley Today, 8 Ways to Seal Air Leaks - 02/24/10 01:41 PM
It's Blustery in the Fox Cities Valley Today, 8 Ways to Seal Air Leaks It's 21 degrees, light snow flurries and a blustery wind out of the north at 14 miles an hour. Sound cold, you bet it is! The last thing you want is to have that weather inside, it belongs outside and that's where it should stay. With windy conditions like we have today, if there are any leaks in your home, you'll find them. That's why I'm sharing this article by Jeanne Huber, these 8 tips will show you ways to seal those leaks and save energy, live (0 comments)
This Just In- Survey Identifies Multi-Generational As Trend In Real Estate - 02/23/10 02:31 PM
From the desk of Tricia Voskuil at our corporate headquarters in Appleton, WI, I'd like to share the following information from a recent survey by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Multi-Generational Homes a Growing TrendTricia Voskuil2/22/2010 Coldwell Banker Survey Identifies Multi-Generational Homes As a Trend in Real Estate 37 Percent of Coldwell Banker Real Estate Professionals Surveyed Have Seen More Families Looking for Homes that Accommodate Multiple Generations APPLETON, WI (Feb. 22, 2010) - Family reunions are taking on a new meaning in the real estate market. According to a recent survey by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC among its network of (6 comments)
See This Now- Home Owners, HouseLogic is For You and FREE - 02/22/10 04:47 PM
See This Now- Home Owners, HouseLogic is For You and FREEWhether you’re a First Time Home Owner or Experienced Home Owner, HouseLogic is for you. Buying a home is most likely the biggest investment you’ll ever make so you’ll want to take care of your real estate investment. HouseLogic is a wonderful new website from the National Association of Realtors aimed specifically to help home owners make smart decisions. With HouseLogic homeowners can create "My Binder" to help them organize projects, finances, taxes, etc. Users can create To-Do Lists and set project reminders and also give you home improvement advice. According (1 comments)
Tips for First Time Home Buyers - 02/22/10 12:03 PM
Buying a home can be a long, complicated and frightening process, and it is important to be prepared. Knowledge is power when it comes to negotiating the difficult world of home prices, interest rates and mortgage loans. For a first time home buyer, there are many factors to consider before you buy. The more information you can gather before you start shopping, the better off you will be. Keep in mind that even though we're getting very close to the end of Home Buyer Tax Credit (up to $8,000) there is still time to take advantage of it. If you or (0 comments)
It Takes Only 10 to Know… Are You Willing to Change your Search Criteria and Win? - 02/17/10 01:11 PM
I find it somewhat common (or at least not uncommon) lately that Buyers tend to get overwhelmed byt he market. to reassure you, I want to let you know that it's my job to recognize when this happens. At that time I most likely will suggest that we take a step back, regroup at my office and review our wants, needs and ultimate goal. By doing so we'll accomplish your dreams together. For more information on buying a home in Appleton or the Fox Cities Valley just give me a call or text, Bob Edwards (920) 202-2431 or email email@example.com I'd (1 comments)
After being gone for over a year starting this March 1st,2010, the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority or better known as WHEDA, is back. What does this mean to first time homebuyers? With the WHEDA Fannie Mae Advantage you may be able to get into your new home for as little as $1,000 out-of-pocket and have a monthly payment that's less than many other mortgage loans currently available. WHEDA also offers Buyer Education and Downpayment assistance programs. There will be much more information available and upcoming, so stay tuned, I'll be posting more info real soon. If you're excited to (0 comments)
Without the Granny Knot...Selling or Buying Your Home - 02/12/10 10:17 AM
Throughout the home buying and selling process there are certain steps that most everyone takes and for all practical purposes follows in the same order. We decide to Buy or Sell…check We go online to get a feel for the market…check We call an agent…check Sellers list their home and Buyers start looking at homes...check Buyer buys, Seller sells and everyones happy...oops ERRRRRRRRRR (buzzer sound effect) We all start off with the same steps toward buying and selling homes, my job as your skilled agent is to ensure that things don’t get twisted along the way and we end up with (4 comments)
What New Homebuyers MUST Know About Getting Pre-APPROVED in 2010 – - 02/09/10 11:03 AM
One of the most important steps in the home buying process is the Pre-Approval. Often confused by both Buyers and Sellers as to the difference, Gwenn has some very helpful information I'd like to share with you. If you're thinking of Buying or Selling in Appleton or the Fox Cities Valley another important step you won't want to skip is to call me today at (920) 202-2431 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Via Gwenn Tanvas - Wisconsin Mortgage Expert - FHA Loans - VA Loans - USDA Rural - (Local Mortgage Expert! ): Kim & Bill were ready to find their first home. (0 comments)
Only 81 days left to Say Yes To 4 Questions and Proceed to the $6,500 Tax Credit - 02/09/10 10:54 AM
Here is some great advise if you're thinking of selling your home, presented by Gwenn Tanvas. For more information on the Tax Credits available to home Sellers and Buyers call or text me today for details (920) 202-2431 or email me at email@example.com. Let's work together and beat the clock. Via Gwenn Tanvas - Wisconsin Mortgage Expert - FHA Loans - VA Loans - USDA Rural - (Local Mortgage Expert! ): There are just 81 days remaining for Homeowners with the desire to take advantage of a new home tax credit worth up to $6,500. The deadline is creeping up on us. You have (0 comments)
8 Tips to Downsizing with Style - 02/08/10 02:13 PM
While moving into a home of any size can be a large undertaking, for buyers looking to downsize, the transition is often more challenging. But whether they are empty nesters requiring less space, young professionals moving to a new city for job opportunities or families looking to save, more and more buyers in today’s real estate market are opting to downsize. Though moving to a smaller space may involve making a few sacrifices, having less room does not mean having to scale back on style. In fact, a homeowner with minimal square footage to work with can maximize their home’s overall (4 comments)
6 Simple Steps to Relocating With Ease - 02/08/10 01:48 PM
For many people, the New Year represents a chance at a new beginning. This often involves making a few changes in life including, for some, moving to a new home. Whether upgrading to a larger property in a neighboring town or relocating to a new city or state altogether, moving can be a complicated process. Beyond finding a home, there are many factors to consider - employment opportunities, the general feel of the community and, of course, the physical aspects of a move such as packing and changing one’s address. Bob Edwards of Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group recommends the (0 comments)
Real Estate terms making a comeback in today’s Market - 02/05/10 02:34 PM
It's easy to get locked into one train of thought so it never hurts to try the old "outside the box" hat on. Gerry had some very good thoughts that I wanted to share with you. If you're thinking of buying or selling a home in Appleton or the Fox Cities Valley give me a call or text, Bob Edwards, at (920) 202-2431 or send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can discuss all kinds of alternatives and option, I know we'll find the one that fits you the best. And don't forget about the extended and expanded Tax Credit, you could qualify for up to $6,500 (0 comments)
Celebrating 50 Years... Coldwell Banker- The Real Estate Group, Inc. - 02/05/10 01:02 PM
I'm very proud to be a part of Coldwell Banker- The Real Estate Group, Inc. who is now celebrating 50 years in business. This is such a huge accomplishment and not one that's achieved by very many companies. Here's an article written by our own Tricia Voskuil. Congratulations go out to Joyce and Otto Bytof!
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