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2022 home trends

2022 Home Trend Predictions

  With each new year, we see different home trends come and go. Check out these 5 design, décor and renovation trends we predict will be popular in 2022! Investing in home offices and side hustle spaces With so many …
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10 Healthy Staples For Your Kitchen

One of the most common resolutions is to get healthier in the new year. These healthy habits can start right at home with easy meals and snacks! Below are 10 healthy staples to keep in your kitchen, so you can …
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Winter Events

Upcoming Winter Events in Southeastern Wisconsin

Winter is an exciting season in southeastern Wisconsin! Check out a list of a few upcoming local events that are fun for all ages. Jan 8th. Mulchfest in Milwaukee Jan. 14th-16th – Waukesha Janboree Jan 28th-30th – Racine Fire & …
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Mortgage Rates Slowly Inching Up

Mortgage Rates Slowly Inching Up As we enter the fourth quarter of 2021, mortgage rates are trending slightly higher than the historic lows we have been experiencing. Thirty-year fixed mortgage rates are ranging between 2.875–3.125% — still offering a great …
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3rd Quarter 2021 Wisconsin Housing Stats by County

3rd Quarter 2021 Wisconsin Housing Stats by County Here is what’s happening in your market area. You’ll find helpful information, including a year-to-year comparisons of new listings, closed sales, the median sales price and the average days on the market. …
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House In Winter

Home Maintenance Tips for Snowbird Season

It’s Snowbird Season! If you are relocating south for the winter, there are a few things you’ll want to do in order to prep your home for Winter. MyDwelling, one of our Shorewest companies, can help you manage your property …
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75 Years and Three Generations Later, Shorewest, REALTORS® Remains Wisconsin’s Largest Home Seller™

  75 Years and Three Generations Later, Shorewest, REALTORS® Remains Wisconsin’s Largest Home Seller™   If John A. Horning were here today with us, he not only would be proud to see his dream continue for 75 years and three …
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Conforming Loan Rate

Higher Loan Limits Help Many Borrowers

  New Higher Conforming Conventional Loan Limits The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) increased the conforming loan limits from $548,250 to $647,200. This is great news if you’re looking to move up and purchase a luxury home in 2022. The …
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2021 3rd Quarter Update from Shorewest Leadership

To our Friends, Neighbors and Clients, The third quarter activity was robust for Shorewest, REALTORS®. Along with the market continuing to peak, we celebrated our 75th anniversary and welcomed many new agents to our Shorewest Family! As expected, the median …
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mail packages on a front porch

5 Tips to Keep Your Packages Secure

  It’s National Package Protection Day! According to a 2017 survey, more than 25 million people had packages stolen from their property in that year alone. This holiday season, take extra precautions with your packages by following these 5 tips …
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