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Top Tips to Help Your Mortgage Rate

Upward Homes Sales WI 2017
Upward Homes Sales WI 2017

According to Freddie Mac the average 30 year fixed mortgage rate is up more than 2% since the beginning of 2022. So what can a home buyer do to help get a better rate? Try some of these tips to help: With what’s listed above, you should talk to with your Buyer’s Agent and with … Read more

Home Buyer FEARS

Green Bay, WI Home full of Mold
Green Bay, WI Home full of Mold

Realtor.com has a list of what scares home buyers the most (they conducted a survey). Think you can guess correctly before you read this list? 57% of home buyers say MOLD56% of home buyers say foundation issues54% of home buyers say pests/asbestos/water damage48% of home buyers say living within 1 mile of a waste management … Read more

Wisconsin Housing Stats for 2022

First time home buyers in Green Bay, WI
First time home buyers in Green Bay, WI

Happy New Year! According to the WRA (Wisconsin Realtors Association) here’s the stats for the 2022 housing year: Did reading that last one make you wince in pain? It certainly did for a good portion of my home buyers. However, mortgage rates go up and they go down. Home values and prices are still running … Read more

Multigenerational Homes Are on the Rise

side by side duplex in Green Bay, WI
side by side duplex in Green Bay, WI

I know I’ve written about this before, but it’s still very relevant. I’m having more and more home buyers contact me for duplex properties. Not necessarily from a landlord investment side of things, but for more multigenerational living purposes. What does multigenerational living mean exactly? To put it simply, it’s living with relatives under one … Read more

Will Housing Prices Stop Increasing So Much?

Home Selling and Bidding Wars
Home Selling and Bidding Wars

That is the burning question on everyone’s mind: Realtors, lenders, appraisers, home buyers and home sellers… EVERYONE wants to know! According to Michael Theo, President & CEO, Wisconsin REALTORS® Association (WRA): “Inventories are at historically low levels, and affordability has been sliding due to strong price pressure and rising mortgage rates. With both the supply … Read more

Conventional Loan Limits Increases for 2023

Baby Boomers Home Buying in Green Bay, WI
Baby Boomers Home Buying in Green Bay, WI

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently announced the conventional conforming mortgage loan limit for single-family homes for 2023 – which is set at $726.200. This is big news for the end of the year.  This is an increase of nearly $100,000 from last year’s loan limit as 2022’s limit was $647,200. This marks the … Read more

Wisconsin Housing Market Fast Facts August 2022

Real Estate Agency Elysian Realty in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Real Estate Agency Elysian Realty in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Existing home sales in Wisconsin continued their trend downward as housing inventories tightened coupled with mortgage rates rising in August. With a boost of 8.4% compared to last year August  the median home price was hitting $271k. Now if you read last’s months fast facts you will see that the median home price was slighter … Read more

Real Estate Agent Zulma Gonzalez Rivera Habla Espanol y Ingles

Green Bay Real Estate Agent and Realtor Zulma Gonzalez Rivera - Habla Espanol
Green Bay Real Estate Agent and Realtor Zulma Gonzalez Rivera - Habla Espanol

I’m a Bilingual Realtor Virginia and Northeast Wisconsin and Puerto Rican woman who loves my roots, where diversity is in our vein. My beautiful Island is full of culture, beautiful views, good food, happiness, and people never give up. I love to travel , cook, dance, have fun with family and friends but overall be … Read more

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