Fall Is Here: What's happening in the local real estate market?

Fall Is Here: What's happening in the local real estate market?

Now that fall has arrived, many of my clients have asked about the real estate market and what is the best time to sell. Most wonder if this healthy market will continue. Many are concerned about a future recession or "stumble". I thought I would share my views on the market as well as provide you with my thoughts about the future of real estate in our local market.

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There is Never a Right Time…

There is Never a Right Time…

Looking back at my 35 plus years career in real estate sales here is what comes to mind. When discussing a move with mom and dad, there is never a right time or a wrong time…it is just time!  For most of us, the number one fear we have is fear of change. Going from a known to an unknown. Moving from one’s long-time home to a senior apartment or community is a daunting process. Everyone involved wants to do the right thing. The problem is that both parties, parent and child, want something different!

 

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Listen to Bruce on WTMJ's Senior Living Today Radio Show

Listen to Bruce on WTMJ's Senior Living Today Radio Show

If you or a senior loved one are considering selling a home, there are a lot of questions you may be asking yourself. What actions should I be taking when considering senior home needs? What is involved in selling a home for seniors? What is the housing market like for those who want to sell? And, what am I going to do with all my stuff?! Navigate one of the biggest decisions of your life with Bruce Nemovitz, Senior Real Estate Specialist and author, and Melinda Stuart, Certified Senior Move Manager at Smart Moves.

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What is Title Insurance and do you need it?

What is Title Insurance and do you need it?

Many people buying a home may ask what title Insurance is or why they may need it? If you're not familiar, this article will fill you in on the reason why title insurance is an important piece of the home buying process. Buying a home is an exciting and emotional time for many people. To help you buy your home with more confidence, make sure you get owner’s title insurance. 

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Bruce is featured on WTMJ 4's Ask the Expert

Bruce is featured on WTMJ 4's Ask the Expert

Moving out of the family home can be a tough conversation. Bruce Nemovitz, a senior real estate specialist, joined Live at 4 Wednesday with tips on how baby boomers can navigate this conversation.

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Life is Moving So Fast!

Life is Moving So Fast!

Remember your parents and grandparents telling you that as you get older life will accelerate?  It is true as we age that time perception is far different at 70 years old than at 20!

What does this have to do with real estate? Everything! Our home is an integral part of who we are. Many of us have lived in our houses for many years. We know the neighborhood, the stores, the people. Leaving your surroundings can be like leaving a best friend. 

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Can You Count on Your Tax Bill Market Value?

Can You Count on Your Tax Bill Market Value?

Bruce discusses how he and other real estate professionals price homes based on a combination of tax assessment, location, and condition of homes. The value of a home is not always dependent on the tax assestment. It can be either higher or lower, based on the market and the above mentioned factors. If you are curious as to the value of your property, this blog post outlines what you should consider and how it could affect the value in the current Greater Milwaukee area. 

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Tune-In July 11 to WPR: Live Q&A with Bruce on seniors transitioning from long time homes

Tune-In July 11 to WPR:  Live Q&A with Bruce on seniors transitioning from long time homes

Bruce Nemovitz, senior real estate specialist, will be LIVE JULY 11th on WPR's The Larry Meiller Show discussing the emotional transition of seniors moving from their long time home.  

WPR.org | Milwaukee channel 90.7

July 11th | 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM | LIVE Q&A

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Does this sound like you?...A senior couple contemplates a move

Does this sound like you?...A senior couple contemplates a move

Should we stay or go from our long time homes? We know what we know and we fear uncertainty. Take some time and assess what truly makes you happy.  None of us want to lose our independence and ability to sculpt our future. All of you want to design your remaining years to meet your wants and needs. Too often we procrastinate and put off changes that we know would lead to a happier more fulfilling life.

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A Gift from My Mother

A Gift from My Mother

I have written two books on the subject of older adults transitioning from their long-time home to a senior community or apartment. My experience came solely from my clients over the years. I observed patterns of behavior as well as obstacles to be overcome. I designed my business team to serve the families that I was honored to assist through their transition.

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