2019…What to Expect in the Real Estate Market!

2019…What to Expect in the Real Estate Market!

In my long career selling homes I have made one observation that seems to hold true each year…patterns emerge BEFORE the public is aware, but the professionals see the signs in real time. You can talk to money managers, food producers, and bus drivers. Each will tell you that in their specific line of work, they could see the future long before those not attached to their industry. So what specific market condition am I witnessing as I write this article?

First and foremost, the real estate market is healthy and full of optimism I don’t see the floor dropping out any time soon. What I do see are more subtle changes which are pointing to a different market than we have seen over the last several years.


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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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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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Riding the Real Estate Train…Where and When to Get off…

Riding the Real Estate Train…Where and When to Get off…

In this article I break down my knowledge of the housing market and advice for baby boomers on selling their homes. The best strategy is to look to the past to help create your future in the most advantageous way possible. There are two factors that will play into housing values as we move into 2017 and beyond; inventory and interest rates (inflation). My advice in this article is directed to boomers. We as 55-70 year old boomers should have a different strategy from our younger counter parts. So many clients have waited too long and then made their move under duress or circumstances never planned for, such as health changes. We want to be in charge of our lifestyle rather than waiting for other issues to decide for us.

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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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