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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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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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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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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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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5 Ways to Add Instant Value to Your Home Before You Sell

 5 Ways to Add Instant Value to Your Home Before You Sell

Getting ready to sell? Buyers will form a first impression about your home within seconds of touring it in-person or online. (Check out our virtual tours) Make sure the impression your home makes is one of high value for the asking price with these 5 tips for boosting your home’s appeal.  Milwaukee based realtors at Bruce's Team we have partnered with trusted down-sizers, contractors and stagers to help you get your home ready to sell. We help make the process as smooth as possible so you can relax and have a smooth move!  

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Selling your home in Fall: What you need to know

Selling your home in Fall: What you need to know

Fall means a great time to make improvements to your home to make sure you protect the equity that you possess. If you, a friend or family member are thinking about selling this year, September is the best time to enter the market. The fall market lasts from September to mid-November. That is when buyers purchase after the kids are back in school.

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Student Debt a Factor for the Future of Home Sales!

Student Debt a Factor for the Future of Home Sales!

This blog post talks about how current student loan debt is impacting young buyer's from home ownership decisions and how this affects the housing market.  According to a new joint survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors and SALT (a consumer literacy program), results revealed that student debt postponed four in 10 borrowers from moving out of a family member’s household after graduating college. Nearly three-quarters of non-homeowners polled in the survey believe their student loan debt is delaying them from buying a home. 

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Time to Be Lucky! Updates on the current real estate market in Wisconsin

Time to Be Lucky! Updates on the current real estate market in Wisconsin

In this blog, Bruce talks about the current state of the real estate market this Summer. With low interest rates (3.85% for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage) plus high demand there has been a euphoric market for today’s homeowners. Due to the word on the street that prices were escalating and selling time is short, many sellers have decided to wait on the sidelines and enjoy the appreciation which was absent in the recession.  This post explores some of the current conditions with buyers and sellers on the market today, and what you should know before you list. 

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