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Is the Housing Market Finally Slowing Down?

The recent real estate market has been interesting, creating a challenging market for buyers and a golden opportunity for sellers; however, recent changes have many wondering-is the housing market finally slowing down? Dropping Home Sales & Competing Offers¬† As inflation rates push higher, buyers have responded. The sale of existing homes experienced a 3.4% decrease between April and May of 2022 and were down 8.6%, when compared to May of 2021. Meanwhile, the sale of new builds dropped 6%, on an annual basis. It’s not just a decrease in home sales; Redfin has also reported a reduction in competing offers,...
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11 Things to do this Summer in Southeastern Wiscon...

Don’t fall prey to the summer blues-check out these 11 things to do! Summer is flying by this year, but before it’s over-be sure to get out there and enjoy Southeastern Wisconsin. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, here are our recommendations on 11 things to do this summer in Southeastern Wisconsin. Go Berry Picking Taking advantage of the summer’s berry season is an absolute must. From strawberries to blackberries, the Wisconsin season for berries is here. The following are the typical seasons for berry picking in Wisconsin, although they are always subject to changes based on the good...
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Summer 2022 Concerts in Lake Country

Is there a better way to enjoy a Wisconsin summer than kicking back in a lawn chair and listening to quality music? We would argue that there’s not. So check out these planned 2022 Summer Concerts happening in the greater Lake Country area. The events are color-coded so that you can better distinguish between them. Red = Nixon Park Concert Series (Hartland) Orange = Oconomowoc American Legion Band Concert (Oconomowoc) Blue = Bands at the Beach (Oconomowoc) Green = One-Time Events (Oconomowoc & Delafield) Purple = Twilight Concerts at Fowler Park (Oconomowoc)   June Lake Country Summer Concerts June 2nd:...
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Overpricing a Home is (one of) the Worst Mistakes ...

Have you ever heard the saying, “shoot for the moon, at least you’ll land amongst the stars.” Although the sentiment is nice when setting goals, it’s not so applicable when setting a list price for your home. When it comes to overpricing a home, there are no stars to land amongst, only low-ball offers and a long time on market.¬† In fact, multiple studies have shown that price is the “largest determining factor for length of time on market.” Essentially, this means that even with a stellar marketing program or a picture-perfect home, a listing could still sit on the...
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