Green Bay Real Estate Blog

Home Inspection FAQs

Green Bay and De Pere Real Estate

Ahhhh, the home inspection. You’ve found your dream home, got an accepted offer, turned in earnest money, and began your loan process… you’re ready for the home inspection. Here are some top FAQs I get about this part of the home buying process.  Does the home inspector HAVE to be licensed in Wisconsin? YES YES […]

September 2017 Home Sales in Green Bay, WI

Green Bay, WI Home Sales Are Up

According to the Wisconsin Realtors Association (WRA): “Wisconsin sold 63,398 homes in the first nine months of 2017, slightly beating the record pace established in the third quarter last year, according to the most recent analysis of the existing housing market. Through three quarters, sales were up slightly, rising 0.4 percent compared to that same […]

Let’s Hear it For the Ranch!

Elysian Realty Green Bay, WI Realtor

Ahhh, the simple, yet classic ranch style home. What’s so great about the ranch? The biggest thing would be that it is one story. NO STAIRS. Unless, you wanted to add a finished lower level in your basement. But in other states, basements aren’t even an option. Think Florida. In Wisconsin, there was a burst […]

Closing Costs Fees for Home Buying

Closing Costs Fees in Green Bay, WI

Ready to buy a house? All set with a buyer’s agent? Have you picked out your lender and discussed closing costs?  What are closing costs? To put it simply: Closing costs are fees associated with purchasing a home due to borrowing money from a bank/lender.  There isn’t  a standard set of fees/costs. It varies greatly […]

Fall Clean Up

Fall Season in Green Bay, WI

Summertime is coming to an end. The leaves are already turning those gorgeous colors and there’s a hint of smoke smell in the air from nightly bonfires. Are you ready for fall? Is your HOME ready for fall? Follow these easy preventative maintenance steps and you’ll be ready in no time! Clean out your gutters […]

Cape Cod Style Homes in Green Bay, WI

Cape Cod style in Green Bay, WI

While the classic Cape Cod architecture is quintessentially American, it’s roots are English circa 1600’s. Quite popular in the 1950’s, especially in the Northeastern area, there was definitely a boom of them built in Wisconsin. You’ll find this style mostly in older, established neighborhoods due to the typical age of the home. So think beautiful tree […]

Home Sale Prices Rise in July 2017

Green Bay Realtor and Sold Green Bay Real Estate

July 2017 proved to be a demanding seller’s market. The actual number of homes sold this year compared to last year is less, but the median home price is higher.  The  Wisconsin REALTORS® Association (WRA) said that the, “July sales of existing homes dropped for the second straight year, falling 5.0 percent compared to July 2016 […]

Ready, Aim, Buyer Bid War!

Home Selling and Bidding Wars

Since it’s a sellers market, not just in Green Bay, WI, but all over the United States, here’s some strategies that just might increase your odds for an offer acceptance. Bring on the home seller’s waterworks As in, tug on the home sellers heart strings. This will not work with all sellers, mind you. But […]

Stop! Counter Top Time!

Granite Counter tops Green Bay, WI

There are so many different types of counter tops to choose from, and they all vary in price, color, style… everything! Here’s a good list of what’s out there and what’s in style.    Granite Counter Tops – Still pretty much the top choice among homeowners. Because it’s a natural stone it does come in […]