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8 Tips for Finding Your New Home

By: G. M. Filisko A solid game plan can help you narrow your homebuying search to find the best home for you. House hunting is just like any other shopping expedition. If you identify exactly what you want and do some research, you’ll zoom in on the home you want at the best price. These […]

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Selling in the Winter

Traditionally, most people think that selling in the winter is impossible and not worth the endeavor.  BUT winter can be a great time to sell.  Sure there’s less daylight hours and you no longer have the appeal of a lush green yard but there’s also less competition and some pretty easy tricks to still make […]

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2014 Real Estate Conference

New technologies introduced at the SF Inman Conference.

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Selling Strategies

We are often asked how do I sell my house fast?  There’s no magic wand or formula that explains why some homes sell faster than others.  What it really comes down to is this – is your home the right price and look for the buyer who is looking.  Put yourself in the buyer’s shoes […]

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Winter Weather Damage

It had been a pretty tough winter and many homes had suffered from severe winter damage. Ice dams happen every winter and for some it’s not bad and for others it can be a devastating discovery as water and ice fall between your walls or through the ceiling. Essentially here’s what happens. Winter storms build […]

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Selling your home can be fun!

No matter the method by which you market your home for sale (whether you go for-sale-by-owner or list with a Realtor), when selling your home, one must be prepared and be ready to show the home to prospective buyers and their agents. Before you list your home for sale there are certain things that you […]

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Flashback Friday with BuyHomes.com

  Flashback Friday –  A Milwaukee Journal featured article from 2003, the year I launched BuyHomes.com LLC (click here)       More owners selling, saving on their own While my original package is still available – I now offer a Full-Service with Attorney optional set of services with the fee subject to a successful […]

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“Procuring Cause” – what is it and why it is important to understand.

This article explores how Sellers can save 3.6% and Buyers can save 2.4% by understanding how BuyHomes.com & ‘Procuring Cause’ works within the traditional Real Estate system. The ‘traditional’ real estate system is based on a ‘double-commission’ for real estate brokers. The first commission is typically 3.6% and the second commission is typically 2.4%. In […]

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Create and preserve equity.

If the current government-backed mortgage loan options were to disappear then it will become much more difficult, or impossible to buy and sell one’s home. Private money will definitely cost more than 3.5% amortized over 30 years.. That’s a fact and I’m not trying to be scary (despite my profile photo). I believe the likelihood […]

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Heading for a Crash or time to invest Cash

  The current real estate market may be artificially supported by a system that could collapse if interest rates were to go back to historic levels. Home values could further plummet if continued regulation makes it harder to for the average person to purchase a home. In times of currency-devaluation (where hard assets such as real […]

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