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By Jerry Morse, BBA,GRI
(The Morse Company)
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OPEN HOUSE MAY 22, 2011 12:00 PM TO 1:30 PM LOOK AT THIS FINE THREE BEDROOM RANCH! PAYMENTS COULD BE CHEAPER THAN RENT! STOP BUYING YOUR LANDLORDS PROPERTY. Enjoy a nice backyard, close proximity to shopping, travel, medical facilities and schools.  Brand new never used refrigerator and stove.  ...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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Michael Collins has just returned from Madison, WI where he completed a highly specialized course in Short Sales and Foreclosures conducted by the Council of Residential Specialists of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   PRLog (Press Release) - May 06, 2011 - Michael C...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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  Michael Collins in Janesville WI, has earned the prestigious Harris Real Estate University Certified Real Estate Owned Specialist Designation (RSD), having completed extensive training in the techniques necessary to secure, negotiate and sell (REOs).     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRLog (Press Relea...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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Original Article Post RISMEDIA, April 7, 2011-The economy is improving overall and, as a result, some bright spots are showing up in the real-estate market. However, the foreclosure spike, which began around the same time the recession did, isn't a distant memory just yet. In many areas, foreclos...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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This week I came across a blog by Harris Real Estate University. One of the more common questions I receive from someone considering listing their home as a short sale is: "How soon could we purchase a new home?"  The blog below does a great job of summarizing that answer!  Feel free to call me i...

By Jerry Morse, BBA,GRI
(The Morse Company)
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2011 has begun with a familiar trend that we have gotten far to used to seeing! Sales prices of Single Family homes for the First Quarter of 2011 were at $96,260.  That is down 9% from last years average of $105,747.  It is also down 29% from 2007's average price of $133,976. The number of Singl...

By Julie Press-Raese, LLC, Realtor, ARB, CRS, GRI
(Century 21-Affiliated)
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“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” -Oprah Winfrey It's just about time to head back to work tomorrow!  I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and spent some quality time with the people who matter most to you!  As I write this blog, I'm trying to figure out where...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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1705 Sherman Ave, Janesville WI 53545 - Just Sold by Barbara Chatterton, Your Real Estate Personal Shopper This three bedroom ranch with spacious rooms, an eat-in kitchen which flows into the large living room is great for entertaining family and friends and this is just what these buyers wanted....

By Julie Press-Raese, LLC, Realtor, ARB, CRS, GRI
(Century 21-Affiliated)
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Our first winter day below zero!  I had forgot how crisp and clean the air is at this temp! Remember though, that it is not safe to be out in the weather for extender periods of time. This is true for you as well as your pets!  But what about the people who are homeless this season? There seems t...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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Accepted Offer:1705 Sherman Ave, Janesville Wisconsin. Buyer Procured by Barbara Chatterton Accepted offer on a three bedroom ranch in Janesville Wisconsin!  We are nearly ready to close and Katherine and her husband can't wait to leave their rented townhouse for this well built new home with a s...

By Julie Press-Raese, LLC, Realtor, ARB, CRS, GRI
(Century 21-Affiliated)
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Today I had a call from the tenant, who occupies one of my listings. She was given notice that her family of 4 will need to evacuate the property by December 23, 2010 because the home was foreclosed as of September 23, 2010. I spent about 40 minutes talking to her about where she will take her fa...

By Jerry Morse, BBA,GRI
(The Morse Company)
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  CONVENIENCE PLUS!   935 N. Wright Road, Janesville, WI   This Fine 3 Bedroom Ranch means carefree living! It is close to shopping, medical facilities, has easy access to the Interstate and is close to schools. You will enjoy brand new kitchen appliances and entertaining under the covered patio!...

By Jerry Morse, BBA,GRI
(The Morse Company)
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Did the Spring Tax Rebate shift business from the 2nd Half of the Year to the 1st Half? Well, it did seem to in our Southern Wisconsin market! Sales (Single Family) in our county dropped from 178 in July of 2009 to just 95 in July of 2010.  That is a 43% drop! Before July, the year to date sales ...

By Jerry Morse, BBA,GRI
(The Morse Company)
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July is the first month after the original scheduled end of closings for the Buyer Tax Rebate program. I figure it is a good indication of where the market is going and if it worked. Well, in our market, July's number of sales were down 50% from June and down 45% from July 2009.  That is a pretty...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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The pictures below are compliments of my friend Mariah of Mariah Lehman, Photography  http://www.wix.com/maojpics/MariahLehman Ahh, to be young again :) The Rock River in Janesville Wisconsin is a great place to enjoy.  From fishing to boating, everyone can find something exciting to do.  Want to...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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Key Questions to Ask About Your Mortgage This week I attended a seminar titled “Mortgage Industry Changes & New Requirements for 2010”. We reviewed the changes affecting underwriting, minimum buyer requirements, ARM’s, and short sales. I’ll be sure to inform potential buyers to plan for the chang...

By Jerry Morse, BBA,GRI
(The Morse Company)
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The Tax Credit Stimulus definitely had an effect on Janesville's Single Family Real Estate Market! Single Family sales were 312 from January 1, 2010 to May 31, 2010 versus 250 last year for the same period.  However, average sale prices are still less than last year.  A year ago, the average sale...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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Below is an informative NAR article for home buyers.  It is a short list of 7 items you should go over before you buy a home.  I would add that it is important to find out how important location is to you.  Sometimes the home you can afford is not located as close to things as you would like it t...

By Julie Press-Raese, LLC, Realtor, ARB, CRS, GRI
(Century 21-Affiliated)
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Julie Raese Coldwell Banker Success SALES PERIOD: April 2010       TYPE         ACT      NEW     SLD        AVE$        DOM        % of LIST Jvl. Single Fam 642      152       86     $ 119,672     84              93 Jvl. Condo         64        14        2          87,000     154             87 J...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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As we all probably know by now, the census is almost complete.  I came across the numbers from the previous Janesville Wisconsin Census' and thought I would share.  The tables are below.  It won't be long now until we see how things have changed in the last 10 years in Janesville.  There have bee...

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