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ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2009 

We know it sounds soooo "Realtor"....to say that you really need to get out there, have a thorough consultation with a qualified realtor....and decide that now is the time to buy your first home...move up..scale down...whatever real estate situation best fits your lifestyle right now.      We had...
09/30/2009
  The price of a house, the amount that is owed, the neighborhood, the state, the desire not to pay a mortgage are all factors that have nothing to do with whether or not a seller can do a short sale  We have had agents tell us....they need to know "how much is owed" to write an offer...We have h...
09/30/2009
     Every realtor who makes short sales a part of their real estate business concentration and is successful...has to be compassionate in our opinion.  There is sleep lost, tears shed, hugs given....meals shared....it is difficult to imagine the range of emotions a seller goes through when they ...
09/26/2009
  For years, we tried logic....we tried national statistics...and alas...(who says that...guess it's the same antiquated anti-IDX line folks) .  We could never convince the major players in the greater Milwaukee area  MLS ....the brokers, the board members that having an IDX line was a good thing...
09/26/2009
   We call the 4th of July our own personal Independence Day...it is the day we officially mailed our license transfer to the state and became Keller Williams agents.  While Keller Williams is well known in many parts of the country...southeastern Wisconsin is just waking up to 'Keller Who ?' We ...
09/25/2009
  We got a call from a seller who had not made a mortgage payment in 2 years...not a typo...years not months...I thought she may been mistaken but after talking with her attorney...that indeed was the case.The foreclosure bus was about to pull up to her home momentarily and the home was to go to ...
09/24/2009
   Whether a seller is downsizing, moving across the country to a  "no basement" area and having to decide what stays and what goes from the rec room....it's important that the list of what stays and what goes or the "Inclusions and Exclusions" list be carefully examined by both the listing agent...
09/23/2009
  In Wisconsin...watching the Packers is sort of "religious experience"....it seems to be a requirement for being a Badger state resident...during the most competitive games with the fiercest of competitors...you can hear a pin drop on any busy street....and the roar of the crowd when you get wit...
09/23/2009
       Local lenders seem to have a much more difficult time understanding  the “short” in short sales than the larger national lenders.    You can take a walk thru the Rain or any real estate website where short sales are a topic…and the echoes of complaints are heard about the same lenders over...
09/23/2009
We got a call to show one of our short sale listings and the agent was mumbling and grumbling…”I have listed a bunch of short sales, but the all go into foreclosure. How do you close them ? “ Well Lulu….we took classes…twice…flew out of state and we have our CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Ex...
09/21/2009
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