Thinking of Selling on Your Own? Let’s Discuss…

Thinking of Selling on Your Own? Let’s Discuss…

Throughout my career, dating many years back, a small percentage of sellers have made the decision to go it on their own and sell without the services of a real estate company and agent. Some have felt successful while others wondered why they ever thought they could be their own agent and sell on their own. This article discusses some important issues you should consider if you’re thinking of selling on your own.

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The Pendulum is Always Moving

The Pendulum is Always Moving

The real estate market is always moving in one direction or another. In real time, the market heavily favors the seller. This is because the inventory of homes is at an all-time low, giving anyone selling your property a distinct advantage over the would-be purchaser. That is great news for you, the homeowner. However, a caveat; the real estate market is always changing, and when it moves in one direction or another it usually is quick and decisive.

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“I Should Have Sold in 2018-19!”

“I Should Have Sold in 2018-19!”

In this blog post, Bruce explains the conditions of the current real estate market, and how similar it is to the height of the real estate market before the recession hit in 2008.  Bruce walks through his predications for the coming year, and why many should take advantage of this market before it shifts.  "I believe it is critical for those of you who are planning on selling and waiting for that perfect time. I am speaking to those of you who are thinking a lifestyle change is needed but not sure when is optimum time to make that move."  Read the entire article and become more informed!

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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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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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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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Money Sense Interview: Preparing to Downsize in this year's Real Estate Market

Money Sense Interview: Preparing to Downsize in this year's Real Estate Market

Bruce sits down with Money Sense radio and answers many topical questions regarding the current real estate market in Milwaukee and guidance for seniors or baby boomers who might be looking to downsize or are in a transition phase with their living situation. 

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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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Bruce's Team Does Radio! Tune in!

Bruce's Team Does Radio! Tune in!

Tune in to the Sunday Sip, on Wisconsin's Weekend Morning News, as my wife Jeanne and I share our 35 years of experience of helping over 3000 seniors and their families sell their homes... and learn to make an easy and smart to move in the right direction for you.  Our interviews will be airing on  SUNDAY MARCH 12th & SUNDAY APRIL 9th both run at 9:20am. -Bruce Nemovitz, WI Senior Real Estate Specialist

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