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Hard Work, Commitment and Dedication Lead to Outstanding Customer Service and Recognition

Over the past several months, Shorewest, REALTORS® and its family of companies have received many prestigious local and national accolades. One common denominator among every award is the people who make it happen. Shorewest was named a 2019 Top Workplace …
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State of the Market – September 2019

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® Today there is a lot of noise and mixed messages about the housing market. Is it a buyer’s or a seller’s market? Are we on the verge of a slow …
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Moving into a New Home? Wait to Do This Step!

Congratulations! The closing has been finalized and you are a new homeowner! When strategizing what to do first, many new homeowners take advantage of the empty space and paint the walls before they ever move in. However, one designer says …
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A Great Place on a Great Lake

Milwaukee means “Gathering Place by the Water” in its historical Native American language. Milwaukee embodies this translation through its thriving economy, local attractions and festivals, neighborhoods and cultural offerings, which all flourish together on the shores of Lake Michigan and …
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Buying a Home? Five Steps to Follow to Be Confident and Prepared!

While buying a home is certainly an exciting journey, it is not one to be taken lightly. You will want the confidence from step-by-step preparation, research and guidance from your REALTOR®. These five steps will prepare you to make an informed …
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Before Buying a Home, Know What you Want vs. Need

Pinterest and home renovating shows give us #HomeGoals and #HomeEnvy and lists and lists of things that we can picture in our own homes. Like the completely renovated, classic all-white kitchen with farmhouse sink and two ovens. Or the in-home theater …
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Shorewest, REALTORS® is a One-Stop Shop!

A recent National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) study revealed that a vast majority of home buyers want to work with a company that offers a full-range of real estate services for one-stop shopping. 78% of home buyers said that one-stop …
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Four Tips to Consider When Buying a Home!

All home buyers want to find the “perfect home.” There are plenty of tips out there like check out the surrounding schools or drive by it at night. Besides doing those small steps, it is best to do your due …
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Millennials, Did You Know This About Down Payments?

Housing experts have done much research into why we don’t have more first-time home buyers entering the market. In looking at this issue, recent surveys of Millennials (the largest first-time home buyer pool in history) uncovered that 60% of these buyers believe …
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State of the Market – February 2019

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® The beginning of the year is a time to pause and reflect on the success of the 2018 real estate market and look forward to continued growth in 2019. The …
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