Pricing Your Home…Not as Easy as You Think!

Pricing Your Home…Not as Easy as You Think!

In my long career selling homes in our 4-county area, I have learned so much from observing the habits of buyers as well as the art of hitting the “sweet spot” when pricing a home. The real estate market is always a moving target, tipping the balance from buyers to seller’s markets and vice-versa. The temptation today is to overprice your home because you have heard that properties are selling quickly and for over-asking in most cases. It is true that there is a shortage of inventory of homes on the market. It is also true that many homes are selling quickly for over-asking. But what you don’t hear is that an overpriced home will not only sit for a long period of time but will sell for much less than it should have if originally priced properly. So, let’s get started!

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Get Ready…The New Year Offers Great Opportunity!

Get Ready…The New Year Offers Great Opportunity!

I’m speaking to you the baby boomer and your parents who are homeowners.  2018 may be the year that can make or break your retirement nest egg! As we all know timing is everything and it sure doesn’t hurt to have some luck to go with your instincts.

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The 2017 Spring Real Estate Market is like nothing I have ever seen before!

The 2017 Spring Real Estate Market is like nothing I have ever seen before!

The Spring 2017 Market is like nothing I have ever seen before. The millennial home buyers are ready to purchase, and there is a low inventory of homes for sale! This blog post provides a market update for those looking to sell in this Spring market. I also give an overview of what you should fix or update that will appeal to this market's buyers.  Specific updates can bring top dollar when selling this Spring. 

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2017…Is the Real Estate Pendulum Moving in Your Direction?

2017…Is the Real Estate Pendulum Moving in Your Direction?

Experience has shown me that listening to experts and taking emotion out of decision making is our best chance for making the right decision for any given situation. I have been a full-time Realtor in the 4-County Milwaukee-Metro market for over 35 years which gives me a better vantage point looking ahead into the health of our local real estate market. In this blog post I explore my predictions for the 2017 real estate market, and why I believe it will be a seller's market. 

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Why You Should Use a Real Estate Agent Over FSBO

Why You Should Use a Real Estate Agent Over FSBO

Putting your property on the market as a ‘for sale by owner’ (FSBO) is a big mistake for most people. While do-it-yourself projects are a great way to save money in many cases, it simply is not advisable when it comes to something as complex as selling a home. 

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