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Homes for Heroes

Homes for Heroes in Wisconsin!

Homes for Heroes is a national program dedicated to providing extraordinary savings to heroes who provide extraordinary services to our community each and every day, when they buy or sell a home.

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on February 18, 2016 at 8:54am — No Comments

Items that Repel Homebuyers

Items that Repel Home Buyers

The seller’s market that was so prevalent a few short years ago seems to have shifted in favor of the home buyer. Thanks to an overall improvement in the economy and home prices that have risen by 10% or more for the past year, buyers are becoming a bit more selective about their purchase. Here are some items that scare buyers off and what you can do to fix it.

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on May 14, 2015 at 9:01am — No Comments

Getting your Ducks in a Row before Purchasing your Next Home

The real estate downturn of the mid-2000s is mostly over and the market is heating up, with prices rising in all over the U.S. In Wisconsin, the real estate market might be even healthier than in other locales, with new and existing home prices expected to rise 2.4 percent by early 2016. It might just be the perfect time to buy, but before you make any offers, you need to do a little planning to make sure you can pay out over the long run,…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on April 22, 2015 at 9:17am — No Comments

Wisconsin March 2015 Housing Statistics

Home Sales and Median Prices Grow Substantially in March

The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for the month of March, 2015. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say:


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The Wisconsin housing market grew substantially in…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on April 20, 2015 at 11:57am — No Comments

Wisconsin February 2015 Housing Statistics

Welcome-to-Wisconsin Home Sales and Median Prices Grow in February

The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for the month of February, 2015. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say:


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The Wisconsin housing market showed…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on March 25, 2015 at 8:17am — No Comments

What Is The Purpose Of An Appraisal?

What is the Purpose of an Appraisal?

 

A mortgage has many specific pieces involved in it. Obviously there is the money supplied by the lender to pay the seller for their asking price. There…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on March 11, 2015 at 10:07am — No Comments

Wisconsin January 2015 Housing Statistics

January Home Sales Fall as Prices Continue to Rise

The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for this January of 2015. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say:

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Existing home sales fell in January but median prices rose at a healthy…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on February 26, 2015 at 10:17am — No Comments

Finding the Elusive Starter Home

Finding that Elusive Starter Home

The past few years have brought several changes in the real estate industry. The housing bust of 2006-08 led many people to either sell or walk away from their home. As the market is continuing to rebound, many investors have scooped up homes at affordable prices and are offering them as rental properties. In addition, other…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on February 4, 2015 at 10:38am — No Comments

Wisconsin December 2014 Housing Statistics

Housing Market Ends Strong in 2014

The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for this December of 2014. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say:

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The housing market ended 2014 on a strong note with both existing home sales and…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on January 20, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Wisconsin November 2014 Housing Statistics

The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for this November of 2014. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say:

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Existing home sales in Wisconsin fell in November compared to the same month last year, but home prices increased over the same period,…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on December 26, 2014 at 1:47pm — No Comments

FHA Discounts for First-Time Homebuyers

First-Time Homebuyers Discounts through FHA

People in the market for their first home can take advantage of a new offer from FHA. This new initiative aims to provide more information to buyers though classroom education and will reward them with a reduction in the premiums paid towards mortgage insurance.

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on December 15, 2014 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Wisconsin October 2014 Housing Statistics

The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for October of 2014. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on November 26, 2014 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Wisconsin September 2014 Housing Statistics

The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for September of 2014. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on October 30, 2014 at 11:20am — No Comments

Simple Things to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

Simple Things to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

Getting ready to sell a home involves a lot more than just the home. There are also emotions, schedules and other things to consider. Here are some tips to help you in getting ready for the day you hand over the keys to the new owners.

Remove Old Items

Over the course of time most people accumulate lots of things that are no longer needed. It is fairly common for folks to have…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on October 22, 2014 at 10:06am — 2 Comments

The Power of a Comparative Market Analysis When Selling Your Home

The Power of a Comparative Market Analysis When Selling Your Home

Most of the general public has access to various price lists when trying to sell an object. Online automobile databases offer average prices for used cars, auction sites can list recent sale of various electronics and even boats have a value listing guide. However, when selling a home it is better to get a comparative market analysis (CMA) from a local real estate agent or Realtor®. Here are some of the…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on October 2, 2014 at 3:08pm — 3 Comments

Wisconsin August 2014 Housing Statistics

The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for August of 2014. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say:

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on September 25, 2014 at 10:59am — No Comments

What does a real estate agent do to sell a home?

What do Real Estate Agents do to Sell a Home?

Outside of the legal and medical professions, most industries are filled with people that work their tails off without the general public understanding their line of work. This is quite common for people that work in the real estate industry. Here are some of the many things that an agent does to sell a home for a new listing.

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on September 5, 2014 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Wisconsin July 2014 Housing Statistics

The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for July of 2014. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on August 29, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Signs That You are Ready to Be a Home Seller

Signs That You are Ready to Be a Home Seller

Selling your Home Most people easily recognize when the time is right to buy their very first home. They are tired of their current situation and the appeal of getting their own place is too enticing to resist. However, the signs are not quite so easy to notice when it is time to sell the home. Some home owners have a long,…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on August 27, 2014 at 11:12am — No Comments

Simply the Best Agent I have Ever Dealt With! - Client Testimonial

Rock Realty Client Testimonials



"Mike is simply the best Real Estate agent I have ever dealt with!!!He sold my house in such a short time which is what I needed to move quickly..I would recommend him to anyone who is looking to buy or sell a home..very honest and caring person..Explained everything to me so that I could understand exactly what I would need..He went above and beyond in my Real Estate closing.....always got back to me immediately with any questions I…

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Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on August 11, 2014 at 4:16pm — No Comments

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