Why It’s Important to Value Your Property Appropriately

If you are looking to sell your Milwaukee house, one of the first things you need to do is to value your property the right way. Even if you don’t plan your move, knowing the value of your house can benefit you in many ways. No matter what life changes you might be going through … Continued

Why Honesty and Transparency In Real Estate in Milwaukee are Critical

We live in the information world. Buyers, sellers and everyone in between has access to more information than you think. With the real estate debacle of 2008 having taught everyone a lesson in improving real estate transactions, it is in your best interest to open the hood and show clients what is involved. Here is … Continued

Short History of Women in Real Estate

When you think about people who are working in the real estate industry, you most likely imagine an industry dominated by men. Even in movies and TV shows, the real estate agent or a successful investor is almost always a man. Seeing women in real estate isn’t something everyone expects. This alone is enough to … Continued

Which Repairs Can Be Overlooked When Buying Investment Property In Milwaukee

When buying investment property, do you know which repairs can be overlooked? What can you fix on your own? And what can be overlooked altogether? No matter what, you’ll need to maintain a safe and livable environment for your tenants to promote tenant retention and reduced vacancy. In our latest post, learn about the repairs you … Continued

What To Expect During A Milwaukee Rental Inspection

Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, it is important to understand what is involved in a Milwaukee rental inspection. Learn more about what to watch out for in our latest post! A property inspection can happen a number of times. Maybe the tenants are moving in or out, maybe you’re just due for … Continued

What to Do if Tenant Abandons the Property?

Most landlords know how much of a nuisance an irresponsible tenant is. They make a mess, they create a noise that will disturb the neighbors and they are late with their rent. Sometimes it even happens that the tenant abandons the property without letting anyone know. Can you do anything to protect yourself and your … Continued

5 Low Down Payment Mortgage Options in Wisconsin

Buying a home is a goal for most US citizens. However, next to other requirements such as a credit report, saving for a down payment of 20% isn’t an easy task. The good news is that sometimes you can make a loan with a low down payment – or even without it. If you are … Continued

Who Can Benefit from Low Interest Rates during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to destroy our world’s economy, the risks lenders face is only increasing. That risk is priced into mortgage loans. The low interest rates have reached record values. Is this good news? Mortgage rates continue to hit historical lows, and if the economic impact of the COVID-19 continues, the rates could … Continued

5 Ways To Avoid Foreclosure In Milwaukee

If foreclosure is looming over you like a black cloud on a sunny day, don’t ignore the rain. Open the letters your lender is sending you and see where you are at in the process. Make sure you find your mortgage documents and read them thoroughly to know what to expect when you don’t make … Continued

Why Buying ‘Subject To’ Can Be Risky in Milwaukee

Buying house ‘subject to’ sounds like a great idea if you want to make an owner-financed deal when there is an existing loan on the property. However, buying ‘subject to’ might not be such a good idea as it seems on the first glance. In the now-long-gone real estate practice, many existing mortgages were assumable. … Continued

Forbearance Program during the Coronavirus Crisis

COVID-19 crisis has led to many people losing their jobs worldwide, not just in Wisconsin. This has been especially dangerous for people facing foreclosure on their Milwaukee property. Luckily, there is a forbearance program that can help you get mortgage relief during the Coronavirus pandemic. When you are a homeowner, the last think you’d want … Continued

Are We Taking Care of Essential Workers?

Despite some media claiming otherwise, the COVID-19 crisis is far from over. While most of us are in lockdown, workers that are deemed essential are in the first battle row. This is why taking care of essential workers is important. If you were watching television or reading news during the COVID-19 lockdown, you have probably … Continued

The Rippling Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic didn’t impact just our health, but our everyday life. The effect of COVID-19 was unpredictable and unexpected, even for the experts. What will this mean for our future? The lockdown is lifted from most parts of the US, but that doesn’t mean that the effect of COVID-19 pandemic is over. The crisis … Continued