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Pull or stay active?!

Posted by Jake D'Acquisto on January 19, 2018 in No Category
Every year between Thanksgiving-Spring sellers often pose the question to myself and other agents alike: Should we stay active on the MLS or withdraw until spring? The answer is yes and no. There are a few things to take into consideration:-Price point-Current market activity in that price point-The condition of the subject home-How fast do you want to sell?The above points may all seem obvious but it's a very subjective question. Varying on the area, there are different cases as the marketplace is always changing ... read more
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Lake Country Waterfront Property Review

Posted by Jake D'Acquisto on February 19, 2017 in  Lake Country  Selling
February is almost over and it's pushing sixty degrees today, how Wisconsin winters are known to be in the Bizarro world. The housing inventory is at a stalemate partially because sellers that would-be buyers don't have anything to buy. In turn, the mindset for most sellers seems to be wait until "Spring" March, April, May when a landslide of homes become available at the same time causing sales prices to dip. Buyer activity in all price points seems to be active, but tame due to lack of selection. There ... read more
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The Future of Smart Home & What it Means for Real Estate

Posted by Jennie Castillo on February 13, 2017 in No Category
From the Amazon Echo to Nest - the brands of the once fringe smart home market are now part of our everyday vernacular. Visit ces.coldwellbanker.com to learn about all things smart home.**Subscribe to Coldwell Banker On Location:http://bit.ly/1C7X8WGWatch other videos on Coldwell Banker On Location:http://www.youtube/coldwellbankerLearn more on the Coldwell Banker Blue Matter Blog:http://blog.coldwellbanker.com ... read more
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Importance of Appraisals

Posted by Jake D'Acquisto on February 02, 2017 in  education  Selling
Happy Thursday folks, I know you've been dying to hear what's next on my work in progress. Hopefully you didn't lose too much sleep. This week I wanted to touch on Appraisals. The importance from a sellers standpoint, the awareness of who's doing the appraisal and what exactly are they? An appraisal is a professional opinion on the value of something tangible. In this case, a home. They can be done using a few different approaches most commonly using a sales comparison vs a cost to reproduce approach. In ... read more
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ChiliFest 2017 - Downtown Oconomowoc

Saturday, January 28th
Posted by Jennie Castillo on January 25, 2017 in No Category
Chili Fest is just around the corner!  Chili tasting wristbands are $7 ($5 with 2 non-perishable items). Available starting at 11 AM on the Village Green. ONLY 300 WRISTBANDS will be available! New this year will be a "Chili by the Bowl" tent on the Village Green. For $5 you can support some of your favorite local non-profits and clubs.**Unfortunately, the weather has not cooperated, and the pond hockey and family ice skating portion of the event has been CANCELED.**Visit www.downtownoconomowoc.org for mo... read more
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