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2010 

    A Wisconsin storm brewing almost always means a trip to the store for mega soup fixings to fill the freezer and friends with the latest Hanson home brew frozen in sealed plastic bag blocks. Today was no exception...and the store was approaching the end date for bread and burger buns.....so we...
02/24/2010
     To us, taking a listing at the same price at which it expired....with no change to the property...the foundation is still not reinforced, roof still not replaced....the shag carpet remains shaggy....the pink tile in the bathroom awaits "your decorating touches" is just the same as an agent "...
02/23/2010
                                 In lots of different scenarios....realtors find themselves in the middle of the "chain of demand"....the Sellers demand their home should be listed at $X. This is always above the market....Just say no.    There are buyers who want you to behave as a buyer's agen...
02/21/2010
  We recently closed a short sale that had been listed by five previous agents over the course of a three year period.   The very distraught sellers told us that they listened to everything every agent before us had told them....they knew that real estate was not their business...they knew what t...
02/20/2010
  That is an echo that many of us will hear this spring.... The comment to "the other agent" by the seller should be...let me see the rationale using recent comparable sales to verify the difference in the price.     Would one agent give you a price 10-20-30 or more percent lower to make less mon...
02/20/2010
       The story of the soon to be divorced man who did not realize his wife had not paid the mortgage...just keeps getting better..or rather, worse.  We told him to go to the bank and get the straight story from the lender's mouth as to what "the state of the state" was concerning the mortgage o...
02/16/2010
  Ah yes...the start of Mardi Gras...and Fat Tuesday is celebrated at every grocery store bakeryl...every bakery and every kitchen in the area that has a baker of note with the oh so famous Paczki recipe !  In case you are wondering...you pronounce Paczki...Poonch Key...yeah...I know...Who Knew.....
02/16/2010
 While we were out on appointments, we got a panic call from the mother of a gal in our sphere. Her son had been served with divorce papers, was unemployed and currently living with her and due to a physical problem was unable to find other gainful employment.  His wife, at the urging of her divo...
02/15/2010
  Sometimes in Short Sales... after an offer has been accepted as primary....buyers come out of the woodwork and offers are written higher than the primary offer submitted. It is our responsibity, as agents for the seller, to submit the other offers in a secondary position to the lender.  All lis...
02/14/2010
    Everyone has their favorite places to celebrate...we love to cook....but we do have a few favorite places scattered throughout the four county area to celebrate with a glass of wine and a "few of our favorite things." One of our favorite things at the Venice Club  is the deep fried eggplant s...
02/14/2010
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