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By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(RE/MAX Gold)
Comments 7
All morning I have tried to post a blog and everytime I get started, something pulls my attention away from Active Rain. Part of it is the cats, of course, who meow and yammer for attention since my husband is out of town for a few days. They usually demand attention equally from both of us, but ...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 6
Real Estate is local. The overall Real Estate market in the United States affects all local markets. Local markets will reach the bottom of their specific market(s) at different times. Idaho, North Dakota, Wyoming, and a few other states that have not, generally speaking anyway, been victims of p...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 19
It seems like everytime I go through Racine all I can do is think about Pizza; this place has some of the best! Racine sits picturesqely on the shore of Lake Michigan. Racine was a business right off the bat, and Industry thrives today. Racine has it's share of major companies that contribute, or...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 3
A hassle-free transaction? They happen when you use experienced professionals, knowledgeable about the locality in which you are planning to purchase a home. Fortunately in Racine, Wisconsin we have many experienced professionals in the Real Estate Industy.Racine based lenders have less than 5% o...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 3
After a year plus of brutal reporting on the demise of the Real Estate Industry, the news media has moved on to another whipping boy, the looming recession, and again, they are late in their reporting. RECESSION HAS BEEN HERE SINCE MID-2007! Based on historical data used to measure whether we are...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 2
Harbor in Winter.                                                              Reefpoint Marina & Harbor in Summer.Winter in Racine is a true work of art. It is a wonderful time for sledders, skiers, tobogganers, snowmobilers, ice skaters, ice fisherman (and ice fisherwomen), building snowmen (an...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 1
St. Patrick's Day Parade Downtown Racine March 15, 2008 starts at High Noon!Lots of laddies and lassies all dressed in green, a leprechaun here and there. A bit of Irish Stew and green beer. Bagpipers, Celtic dance, floats, costumed characters, Drum and Bugle Corps and a Scottish Band in Kilts wi...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 2
Downtown Racine will be rolling along this year! Our 7th Annual Public Art Exhibit is underway. The canvas for this year's event is a 'Sphere', a 32" diameter fiberglass sphere mounted on a 24" x 32" base  The theme for the event is determined through a contest, open to the public. Ideas are subm...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 2
Racine, Wisconsin is on the threshold of a major revival! This beautiful City on the southern shore of Lake Michigan was settled in 1834 by Capt. Gilbert Knapp. Incorporated as a Village in 1841, Racine's growth was nothing short of phenomenal.J.I. Case brought his Threshing Machine Company to Ra...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 0
Sellers, Now is not the Time to Fish for a Sale in Racine Wisconsin. The Real Estate Market is still active in Racine, for those that accept the Market values as they are today, and the prices homes are selling for are very encouraging. But it is not time to fish for a buyer.To position your home...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 2
The first 55 days of the Racine Real Estate Market as compared to the previous four years statistics indicates continued market adjustment. The number of sold properties, the average sales price, and variance of List Price to Sold Price have been in decline since July of 2006. Days on market has ...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 3
Racine County's contribution to the freedom of slaves through the Underground Railroad is being recognized by an exhibit opening this weekend at Racine County Heritage Museum.In the mid-1800's Racine County was a 'station' of the Underground Railroad. From the west end of Racine County, Burlingto...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 0
The 2007 year-end analysis of existing home sales as reported by the WISCONSIN REALTORS ASSOCIATION was released on February 14,2008. Sales of existing homes dropped 10.8% in Wisconsin, compared to a 13% drop overall nationally.In Racine County, existing home sales dropped 10.9%, while the median...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 0
Only a couple weeks ago I submitted a post of our Library on the shores of Lake Michigan. A nice, quiet, serene location in a world class location.Well that quiet, serene location has changed considerably today. The  Barak Obama Express just blew into town for a Town Meeting at Racine's Memorial ...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 0
December 2005  149 SOLD    AVERAGE SALES PRICE $193,255December 2006   138 SOLD   AVERAGE SALES PRICE $193,291December 2007     99 SOLD   AVERAGE SALES PRICE  $190,462 January 2005   110 SOLD   AVERAGE SALES PRICE  $173,757January 2006    99   SOLD  AVERAGE SALES PRICE  $178,540January 2007    11...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 0
We have information on the Racine Public Library posted to Racine Localism on my website, www.dangobis.comA beautiful state of the art facility located in a World Class location on the shores of Lake Michigan.         Only one block away is the Library built in 1904 with funds from the Andrew Car...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 0
First Time Home Buyers! Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) has low interest loans available. A great variety of programs are offered throughout the state, targeting First Time Homebuyers.The Partnership Neighborhood Initiative is only offered in Beloit, Madison, Milwauke...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 0
Dr. Lauren Salton Clark Memorial Fountain was dedicated on July 25, 2003. Dr. Clark died on February 1, 2003 in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. Dr. Clark was born in Ames, Iowa, but considered Racine her hometown. She graduated from Horlick High School in 1979, received her B.S. from UW-Madi...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 6
#1  Commit to the Sale  What is motivating you to consider selling your home? There are a lot of buyers looking for homes. They read newspaper articles, research the Real Estate Market online, watch television reports, receive advice from their parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, lender, friends, f...

By Dan Gobis
(Re/Max Newport Realty Corp.)
Comments 4
 Reefpoint Marina on the western shore of Lake Michigan in Racine, Wisconsin has a little bit different look in January. (Still very beautiful)                                                                                                         It still has quite a few customers.  The 2008 sea...

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