Finding inspiration to update and renovate your home is easier than ever. From tutorials available online to shows centered around the process of home remodeling, more and more homeowners are taking on the task of completing projects themselves. Although conquering these projects on your own may help your renovation budget, it’s important to be conscious of the unexpected dangers that may arise throughout the process. . If you’re thinking about taking on a project like this, here are a few tips to help protect you as well as give your home the upgrade it needs.
By: Roberta Baumann, originally published in Waunakee Tribune
For the past five years or so, Waunakee’s Wine Walks have drawn hundreds to the downtown area to visit the shops and experience a night out.
But many may not realize that the event, organized by a small group of energetic women, raises funds to help the community.
The Waunakee Professional Women’s group, or WPW, is a 501 © 3 nonprofit and uses the proceeds for college scholarships and to help Waunakee residents in need.
For 20 years, Gina Marie John had been an agent for a Re/Max real estate office with the dream of one day being a broker and owner at her own firm. That dream came true a few months ago when she opened Realty Executives Capital City, 5707 Highway 51, McFarland.
“This is a brand new venture,” John said.
She began working out of the office in the first week of February and the sign was installed on the building March 25. Young held a ribbon-cutting and open house March 28 to celebrate.
Canada has been an increasingly popular area for real estate investment for decades, and this trend isn’t expected to die down anytime soon. From the Rocky Mountains to French Quebec to the West, there is an area in this country for every interest. Keep reading to learn all about some of the best places for real estate investment in Canada this year.
Sherbrooke, where property is cheap when you buy and is all but guaranteed to increase in price when you sell. Whether you’re a homeowner looking to rent out your property or a real estate investor looking to buy low and sell high, this city is the ideal place to start. In the past year alone, property value increased by an average of over 20 percent. Residents love the area as it’s a happy medium between an urban environment and a natural setting, making it a great place to live for young professionals and families alike.
Realty Executives is proud to be widely represented in the 2019 REAL Trends 500 report.
The REAL Trends 500 is an annual research report that identifies the country’s largest and most successful residential firms as ranked by closed transaction sides and closed sales volume. In its 32nd year, this year’s survey represents the most comprehensive collection of data assembled on the leaders of the residential brokerage industry. Numbers are documented by outside accounting firms and/or MLS reports. Realty Executives teams have continually been ranked over the years in REAL Trends 500, proving them to be some of the top producers in the real estate industry.
Congratulations to Realty Executives Elite’s Megan Beechen for being selected by REALTOR® Magazine for the 30 Under 30 Class of 2019. Serving the Chicagoland Suburbs in Illinois, Beechen has quickly became a top producer at her brokerage and in her market.
Each year, REALTOR® Magazine selects 30 outstanding young real estate professionals that strive for excellence in their field to the 30 Under 30 class. Hundreds of real estate agents and brokers applied while only 50 were chosen to go to the public for voting. One of the applicants moves forward from the public voting, while the other 29 are chosen by judges. The final 30 young professionals selected will be featured in the May-June issue of REALTOR® Magazine.
Far too many buyers and sellers hire the very first real estate agent they contact. But real estate transactions are a big deal, and you deserve the best possible representation. Before you choose your real estate agent, invest some time in researching multiple agents and finding the agent that best suits you.
First, do your homework! You should be able to learn a lot about your agent candidates online. Including things like:
By: Kayla Belec, originally published in valpolife.com
With more than 1,000 closed sales in the MLS, over $200 million in production, and a new office established on the bustling Crown Point square, it’s almost an understatement to say that Realty Executives Premier has had a successful year. Owners Mike and Pam Tezak adhere to the phrase, “success breeds success,” and with their company’s philosophy for choosing quality over quantity on all fronts, they’re definitely on to something. Here’s an overview of 2018 from the dynamic group.
Hiring a real estate agent is one of the smartest decisions you can make when you’re looking to buy or sell a home. But not all real estate agents are the same, and not every agent has your best interest in mind.
As a reminder, you should always interview multiple real estate agents when you are looking to hire someone to help with your buying or selling process. Don’t go with the first person you find or someone who seems convenient to hire. Chat with multiple agents to get a feel for their differences and hire the person who is right for you. Here are some of the best tips for what to look for in a real estate agent and how to find the perfect agent for you.
Selling your home is a big decision that you don’t want to take lightly. When it comes to putting your home on the market, you don’t want to make a mistake that will end up costing you much more than you anticipated. And once you decide you want to sell your home, there are many things to think about before listing it, including the time of year (and time in your life) you choose to sell. Here’s what you should consider before selling your home, and whether or not there is a perfect time to do so.