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Apr 8
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR posted a blog post
Homes for Heroes in Wisconsin!Homes for Heroes is a national program dedicated to providing extraordinary savings to heroes who provide extraordinary services to our community each and every day, when they buy or sell a home.Who Qualifies?-Active…
Feb 18, 2016
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR replied to Christine Frank Fuentes's discussion Horizon Solutions: looking for former Titanium Solutions HRCs
"Did you read the thread?"
Aug 18, 2015
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR replied to Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR's discussion RealtyTrac Buyer Leads - Success?
"We have a buyer agency agreement with one buyer now. So far it was worth it, but we'll see if it converts into a closing. Just thought everyone would want to know."
Jul 29, 2015
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR replied to Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR's discussion RealtyTrac Buyer Leads - Success?
"Thanks Jesse. I did decide to sign up. So far, the buyer leads have been coming in and they are cheap. Of course most buyers are looking for a 'foreclosure deal' and most are disappointed to learn that the home listed isn't really for sale via…"
Jun 16, 2015
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR replied to Rodney Weatherholtz's discussion Realtor.com not being upfront
"I've signed up for Zillow, Realtor.com and Trulia leads in the past. Just recently signed up for Homes.com. Although they have less traffic than the other sites, they do their best to contact the listing agent on every lead. The salesman said they…"
Jun 10, 2015
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR posted a discussion
So I know for years that RealtyTrac has run a shady business of teasing home buyers with potential "foreclosure" properties. Then when they sign up for their '7 day free trial', all of the sudden the card gets charged $49.95.Fast forward to today.…
Jun 10, 2015
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR posted a blog post
Items that Repel Home BuyersThe seller’s market that was so prevalent a few short years ago seems to have shifted in favor of the home buyer. Thanks to an overall improvement in the economy and home prices that have risen by 10% or more for the past…
May 14, 2015
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR posted a blog post
The real estate downturn of the mid-2000s is mostly over and the market is heating up, with prices rising in all over the U.S. In Wisconsin, the real estate market might be even healthier than in other locales, with new and existing home…
Apr 22, 2015
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR posted a blog post
Home Sales and Median Prices Grow Substantially in MarchThe Wisconsin housing statistics are in for the month of March, 2015. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say:~~~~~The Wisconsin housing market grew…
Apr 20, 2015
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR posted a blog post
Home Sales and Median Prices Grow in FebruaryThe Wisconsin housing statistics are in for the month of February, 2015. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say:~~~~~The Wisconsin housing market showed signs of…
Mar 25, 2015
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR posted a blog post
What is the Purpose of an Appraisal? A mortgage has many specific pieces involved in it. Obviously there is the money supplied by the lender to pay the seller for their asking price. There are also many other items such as the title report and title…
Mar 11, 2015
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR posted a blog post
January Home Sales Fall as Prices Continue to RiseThe Wisconsin housing statistics are in for this January of 2015. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say:~~~~~Existing home sales fell in January but median…
Feb 26, 2015
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR commented on Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR's blog post Simple Things to Get Your Home Ready to Sell
"Thanks for the comment and good suggestions Lynn!"
Feb 23, 2015
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR posted a blog post
Finding that Elusive Starter HomeThe past few years have brought several changes in the real estate industry. The housing bust of 2006-08 led many people to either sell or walk away from their home. As the market is continuing to rebound, many…
Feb 4, 2015
Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR posted a blog post
Housing Market Ends Strong in 2014The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for this December of 2014. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say:~~~~~The housing market ended 2014 on a strong note with both…
Jan 20, 2015
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