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    FAQs About Selling a House

    By Val Breit | May 1, 2024

    Selling a house can be a big undertaking and an emotional process. We understand there are a lot of questions and misconceptions about the home-selling process, so we’ve answered some of the most common questions and misconceptions below to help you be prepared. A Shine real estate agent can also help answer any questions you... Read More

    How to Stage a House for Sale (While Living In It)

    By Val Breit | April 23, 2024

    Staging a vacant home is fairly easy, but staging a house for sale while still living in it is more difficult. In this article, we’re going to use our real estate and staging expertise to help you successfully stage a house to sell while you’re still living in it. Even though staging a house for... Read More

    Open House Ideas for Real Estate

    By Val Breit | March 18, 2024

    Hosting an awesome open house is a great way to get more potential buyers in front of the home you’re trying to sell. Here are some effective open house ideas for real estate agents and homeowners who want to sell a house quickly. 1) Real Estate Open House Marketing: Spread the Word First, people need... Read More

    Downsizing Tips to Help You Downsize Your Home

    By Val Breit | March 11, 2024

    These ten downsizing tips will show you how to downsize your home by decluttering and simplifying the process. What is Downsizing? Downsizing is to make something smaller, so people who downsize their home usually go from a bigger house to a smaller one, or they may go from a more expensive house to a less... Read More

    50+ Reasons You Should Pick a Local Realtor

    By Val Breit | March 9, 2024

    Are you considering working with a realtor who really doesn’t know your community? We get some offer a lower fee, but what is the quality of service you’ll get in return? Do they care about you and your family–or are they just looking for a paycheck? As local realtors in Jefferson, Dane, Waukesha, Dodge, and Rock... Read More

    Is Your Realtor Good? How to Evaluate a Real Estate Agent

    By Val Breit | February 26, 2024

    There are thousands of realtors in Wisconsin, and you might be wondering if your realtor is good. This article will give you fifteen ways to evaluate a real estate agent, so you know if you are working with a good realtor or not. 15 Ways to Evaluate a Real Estate Agent Do they use professional... Read More

    What Lowers Property Value – 15 Surprising Factors

    By Val Breit | September 29, 2023

    What brings down property value? Here are 15 surprising things to consider that might lower the property value of your home. Sometimes lower property values are due to factors with your property, such as neglected maintenance, outdated kitchens, or patchy home improvement projects. Other times, your home’s value can be reduced by things out of... Read More

    Moving Companies Near Madison & Milwaukee WI

    By Val Breit | July 17, 2023

    Looking for a great Wisconsin moving company to help with your upcoming move? While real estate agents are good at many things when it comes to buying and selling properties, moving is not one of them! Here we share 10 moving companies with great reviews between Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, including two inexpensive & creative... Read More

    8 Places with FREE Moving Boxes Near Lake Mills, WI

    By Val Breit | July 14, 2023

    Where can you get free moving boxes near Lake Mills, WI? If you’re moving near Lake Mills, Wisconsin, chances are you need lots of boxes. So this quick post lists eight places in Lake Mills, WI that may have free boxes available. Don’t forget to check out our Community & Real Estate Guide for Lake... Read More

    Proven Tips to Sell Land Fast in Wisconsin

    By Val Breit | June 20, 2023

    Here are 10 quick tips to sell land fast and for the most profit in Wisconsin. When it comes to buying land, there can be a lot of unknowns for buyers about lot lines, zoning, utilities, and so on. The following tips will take a little bit of time upfront, but the payoff will be... Read More