real estate: 10 Ways to Sabotage Your Home Sale - 02/10/14 10:49 PM

Great post Holly!  The below is not in response to your comments as much as they are something I felt obligated to share.
Looking In The Mirror
10 Ways To Sabotage Your Real Estate Business:
Make it difficult for your clients to reach you. Don't clean your car inside/outside (especially in winter). Send meaningless and irrelevant emails and notes. Don't remove the dirt from your shoes or take them off when you enter a home. Don't keep the keys organized and properly secured (selling or buying). Try to hide your mistakes instead of fixing them (#3). Don't bother fixing your hair … (0 comments)

real estate: Germantown Sees 7 More Homes Hit MLS This Week! - 02/07/14 02:01 AM

Seven New Homes Hit Germantown
Real Estate Market This Week!
Like the other cities around it, Germantown saw more homes hit the real estate market this week and has made it easy for you to find all of them in one convenient location!
...but first
Our Top Three New Germantown Listings!
N109W12698 Coneflower Cr Germantown, WI 53022 $594,900 5 bds 4 ba 4705 sq ft  
N102W17023 Wildrose LN Germantown, WI 53022 $345,000 4 bds 4 ba 3210 sq ft  
N115W15119 Potomac Cir Germantown, WI 53022 $199,900 4 bds 2 ba 2075 sq ft  
CLICK HERE to see all SEVEN New Listings!
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real estate: 6 Reasons To Use A REALTOR from - 02/06/14 11:36 PM
By: Amit Kulkarni
Real estate is a big deal. For most Americans, a home is the most expensive purchase they’ll make in their lifetime. It’s a serious transaction with significant financial and emotional ramifications for the parties involved, and having proper representation is critical.

Today’s buyers and sellers agree. In 2012, a full 89 percent of buyers used a real estate agent, and so did 88 percent of sellers.1
Realtor® representation during a real estate transaction is important for both buyers and sellers. Here are six of the chief reasons:
Fiduciary responsibility. When you work with a Realtor®, their fiduciary responsibility is to you. … (0 comments)

real estate: Are Mom & Dad Helping or Impeding Your Home Purchase? - 01/31/14 10:59 PM

I really like this article.  Knowing what dangers lie out there and being shown an effective way to avoid the dangers is always critical information.
By reading this article I learned show a means to look out for possible negatives and how to turn them into positives.  Going forward, if a parent is going to be part of the home purchase process, then I am going to use coaching techniques to take advantage of the positives the parent can bring to the table.
An Invitation Is In Order
A second point I noticed from the article is that real estate … (1 comments)

real estate: Seniors over the age of 62 areholding $3.3 trillion in home equity - 01/31/14 05:29 AM

Helpful Hints On Serving Seniors
Key Points:
Seniors over 62 holding over $3 Trillion (with a T) in home equity Population of this age group is expected to grow Tips for serving seniors- patience, ask & listen, and Do NOT Generalize!  
Below blog is by Rick Kellow, Cherry Creek Mortgage.
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Seniors over the age of 62 areholding $3.3 trillion in home equity
Excerpted from RiskSpan, a leading provider of analytical software and advisory services, "Today, … (1 comments)

real estate: Got FACEBOOK? Search homes. Research Schools - 01/31/14 04:38 AM
Search for homes!  
Conduct School and Community Research...
ALL from the Convenience of FaceBook!

Home Searches:
Your choice of searching directly from the Wisconsin Realtor Association website or for more advanced technology and market information use which you can get to directly from my FaceBook Page
Community Research:

Do you want to know more about the neighborhood before you move?  Of course you do!  Find out about housing stability, population growth and household sizes, even community demographics.  Search community stores and restaurants to find out where people hangout or go to eat!
Get Valuable School Data … (0 comments)

real estate: SIX new Listings Hit MLS in Germantown! Check them out! - 01/31/14 01:44 AM

SIX New Properties Hit the MLS This Week in Germantown
The real estate market is starting to pick up a bit even though the weather may be dampering people's desires to go out and take a look!  Don't let that deter you!!!  Beat the competition and get out there and find your deal.
Top Three at
  N103W14592 Rainberry Ct    $312,000    3 bds   3 ba   
2106 sq ft
Updated Colonial on quiet court offers open concept family room with fireplace & kitchen with granite counters, newer appliances       W215N10261 Hickory Dr      $227,227 3 bds … (0 comments)

real estate: Don't Lower The Price, Raise It and Sell Faster - 01/27/14 11:24 PM
Give the Home the Value It Deserves!
I like this post because it takes another look at how to sell a house that has been on the market for a long time.  Traditional logic has put us in a box with says we must stick to projects that "add" value to a home and avoid those that don't "add" value.
Another Perspective
Instead of looking at these type of projects from the perspective of adding value we should see them as preserving or obtaining the value that is intrinsic to the house as a whole.  We should look at such … (3 comments)

real estate: Affordable Condo Living in West Bend~ Live in Kettle Moraine! - 01/27/14 03:00 AM

Affordable and Care Free Living in this West Bend Condo.
Condo living at it's finest!  Experience the alternative to single family homes! 3 Bedrooms with 1.5 baths...
This property features a beautiful sunny interior and exceptional layout.  A large eat-in kitchen opens to a patio & lovely backyard.  Enjoy the conveniences of laundry on main floor, large bedrooms, and plenty of storage!  Even has a two car garage!
All appliances are included ~ Pets are welcomed ~ No condo fees
Learn more about this home at, Sunnydale Circle
See ALL condos for sale in West Bend:
West … (2 comments)

real estate: This Month In Real Estate- January 2014 by Keller Williams Realty - 01/26/14 11:56 PM

Sellers: Get In Early!
Now is the time to get your house on the market.  Hundreds of buyers will be starting their online searches in February with the mind frame to purchase in April or May.  Get your house into their saved searches and stay on their mind as they seek opportunities to buy!
Get your home on and get listed by the largest real estate company in the United States!  Over 90% of home buyers start their search online.  Get in front of them TODAY!  Click here to get a Market Analysis for your home Market Analysis.

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