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The Lifespan of an Appraisal The Lifespan of an Appraisal

By Thomas Mitchell

Before you sell your home, the appraisal will guide the buyer's lender on how much to loan out. Different lenders will consider your appraisal valid for different lengths of time. Read more to find out how long different lenders will consider your appraisal valid.

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home

By Thomas Mitchell

Looking to sell your home? Then you will want to read on to learn about 5 common mistakes sellers make when listing their home. Maximize your selling experience by avoiding these pitfalls!

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The Importance of a Home Inspection The Importance of a Home Inspection

By Tiffany Raiford

Many buyers are aware that home inspections are something they need, but they may not realize how an inspection might help them renegotiate the price of the home they're purchasing.

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The Advantages of Renting The Advantages of Renting

By Karen Godfrey

The dream of owning your own home can quickly become a nightmare if you aren't ready for the financial obligations of a mortgage. Inside, we highlight the reasons why renting may be the best option for some.

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What is a Short Sale and Why Does it Take So Long? What is a Short Sale and Why Does it Take So Long?

By Karen Godfrey

A short sale is an alternative to foreclosure, and a way for a homeowner to get out from their mortgage without the credit crunch that foreclosure brings. But, ironically enough, it is anything but a short process for a prospective buyer

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Importance of Mortgage Insurance Importance of Mortgage Insurance

By Mary Lamphere

Do you need mortgage insurance? Find out why mortgage insurance is an important consideration and how it could save your home from falling into foreclosure.

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How to Become a Real Estate Agent in Wisconsin How to Become a Real Estate Agent in Wisconsin

By Mary Lamphere

Are you wondering what it takes to become a real estate agent in Wisconsin? We provide a complete overview of the steps you need to take to get licensed.

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Wisconsin Real Estate Mortgage Products: Different Loans for Different Folks Wisconsin Real Estate Mortgage Products: Different Loans for Different Folks

By Eleanor Boschert

When it comes to financing, Wisconsin homebuyers have several options to consider. Inside, we review several mortgage products that are designed to fit the needs of a variety of buyers

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