Home Buying and Home Selling Tips from Green Bay Real Estate Agent and Realtor

Same Sex Marriage and Buying a Home in Wisconsin

Same Sex Marriage and Home Buying - Gay Couples

Now that same sex marriage is legal in all 50 states including Wisconsin, what does that mean for home buying? IT MEANS A LOT.  Sherry Chris who is the CEO of Better Homes and Garden Real Estate says, “As with other momentous social landmarks, this progress will trigger key milestones along the path to home ownership.”  … Read more

Selling your Home? Check out these 6 DIY tips.

Elysian Realty in Green Bay, WI
Elysian Realty in Green Bay, WI

There’s DIY tips for everything! And it doesn’t stop when you’re prepping your home in order to sell it. Here are 5 quick and easy suggestions: 1. Literally walk outside to your front yard and look at your house. Does it look appealing to you? Is your yard full of weeds? Does it need to … Read more

So You Think You Can Zillow?

Zillow Zestimate 2
Zillow Zestimate 2

Ahhh, Zillow. How real estate agents have such a love/hate relationship with you.  Nowadays, buyers are turning to online resources more and more to help begin their search for homes. Personally, I think that’s a wonderful thing to do.  What I don’t think is wonderful, however, are Zillow’s Zestimates. And, I’m only picking on Zillow … Read more

How not to sell a home in Green Bay


Time for the lighter side of Green Bay real estate. How about how NOT to sell a home? It’s easier than you think…  1. Paint as many apocalypse murals as possible on your walls. This keeps buyers feeling relaxed and at ease when looking around. True story.    2. Leave your DIY projects unfinished for potential … Read more

HUD Homes in the Green Bay Area


More and more people have been asking me lately about HUD homes in the Green Bay area. What are they? Can I buy one? I heard you can get great deals, how can I find them? How do I put in an offer? Here’s your short, simple, and sweet crash course into the land of … Read more

Increase Your Credit Score

Green Bay, WI Home Sales Are Up
Green Bay, WI Home Sales Are Up

1. Get a credit card if you don’t already have one! Start off easy by establishing a line of credit. Credit cards aren’t evil. However, the way you use them can be. Use your credit card instead of cash, and pay off your bill at the end of the month if possible.  2. Pay off what … Read more

Buyer’s Agent Realtors in Green Bay and De Pere, WI


To Buyer’s Agent or not to Buyer’s Agent? Over 80% of all home searches begin on the internet. With so much public information in front of you directly on your computer screen or tablet, why would you need a buyer’s agent? What can they do that you can’t? PLENTY. While the internet is a wonderful, … Read more

Foreclosure Homes in the Green Bay Area

Green Bay, WI REO Homes
Green Bay, WI REO Homes

Foreclosure happens when a borrower does not make their principal and interest payments on time, for a certain period of time, to their lender. The lender in turn takes possession of the property and tries to sell it to recover losses. This is why foreclosure homes are sold at a discount. Many people think that … Read more

SFR Certified!


This week was a great week in the wonderful city of Green Bay! The temperatures for this week in December were above freezing (kind of), there was some sunshine, holiday cheer is all around, and I received my SFR Certification. Life is good. Now, what exactly is it to be SFR Certified? Short Sales andForeclosuresRecourse … Read more

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