Buying Homes in Green Bay, WI

Are Fireplaces Losing Their Spark?

According to the National Association of Home Builders only 41% of newly constructed homes have fireplaces. Why, you ask? MONEY! New construction homes are increasing rapidly in price due to a rapidly increase in constructions costs, costs of land, lack of qualified¬† contractors…name a reason. So in one aspect for homes builders to keep their […]

Home Selling Fun Facts for April 2019

Home Sale and Real Estate Market in Green Bay, Wisconsin

National Association of Realtors (NAR) sent out a survey to over 50,000 real estate agents to ask about the housing market strength. These agents were questioned about their expectations for home sales, home sale prices and various market conditions for the month of April 2019. A few very interesting highlights are: Where are my first […]

VA Home Loans

Real Estate Agency Elysian Realty in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Before we get into what a VA home loan is, we should start with where it came from. The VA home loan was created in 1944. The United States government did this to help service members, veterans, and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners.  Not sure what type of house you want? No problem! A VA loan can […]

What is a Final Walkthrough?

Closing Costs Fees in Green Bay, WI

So you’ve cruised by most of the home buying process and you’re about to close. And then your buyer’s agent asks, “When should we schedule the final walkthrough?” What is a final walkthrough?? Well, it’s just how it sounds. It is the last time you, as the buyer, will walk through the home you are […]