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Curb appeal is a very important factor when attracting buyers during open houses and showings. Ultimately, it is a large factor in selling your home. If you would like to improve your chances of selling your home, Marine and our other agents can provide tips to improve your curb appeal.
In this episode, Marine explores the options for those who cannot come up with a down payment. He explains the qualifications, requirements and walks you step-by-step through the process. This is not restricted to only first time homebuyers! If you have any questions, we refer you to Dave Clems, from Wisconsin Bank and Trust whose information can be found below. Thanks for watching!
Radon levels in a home are a major factor and concern where it is present, but people do not know about this major danger in the homes. Speaking the expert, Bill Kneebone of BK Home Inspections, he explores what Radon is, why you should test for it, and what to do if you find it. Radon is the second cause of lung cancer, and it is a scare for many people. The good news is that radon can easily be removed. Watch this video to see how you can control this potential danger.
Marine, with special guest Bill Kneebone of BK Home Inspections, explore what the home inspection entails. He assists clients to find potential problems that could arise and instructs clients on how to maintain the household. He identifies the importance of home inspections before you buy or sell your home.
Marine and Michelle recently took the opportunity to become a host to Natasha, a Ukrainian orphan. We would love for you to meet her in this video. Please consider hosting or adopting Natasha or children like her. You can learn more about Natasha and other children on our Facebook page or on our blog.
Marine, along with Lender Ryan Smith from Waterstone Mortgage, discuss a special program called Community Champions. This programs give back to Military members, Law Enforcement, Firefighters, First Responders, Educators, and Medical Professionals. We want to give back to all active or retired members of these communities. The program gives a discount off closing fees to one of these community servants through specific realtors and lenders. Marine and Ryan would love to help you!
There are many options for home buyers in regards to mortgage options. Lender from Waterstone Mortgage, Ryan Smith, explores a few choices for the average home buyer. He explains the normal processes with lending. He tries to give the client clarity, simplicity and the best possible experience for his clients.
Waterstone Mortgage lender, Ryan Smith, describes important characteristics when searching for lending. He speaks of his company’s unique differences from other lenders. He, and other lenders, work as a team to make the Mortgage process as simple and as stress-free as possible for you. He and his team go the extra mile for his clients, trying to make a personal approach to make the lending process as easy as possible.
Winter weather in Wisconsin can be very unpredictable. Marine found some not-well-known tips on how to save energy and money for you this winter. If you are staying in the area, he has some tips for you. Even if you are leaving the area, Marine has information for to save while you are away! He is excited to see what you think.
People always say, “You should get a will when buying a home”. Marine, with special guest Jeff Mayer, attorney for Mayer Lorenz Law Offices, discover why it is important to have a will for estate planning. Mr. Mayer illustrate the processes in creating and finalizing a will for new homebuyers. These questions and more are explained in this episode.
“Another agent - from another firm - had the property for over one and a half years and never produced an offer. Michelle noted some items that needed attention and did some staging that produced a reasonable offer within two weeks.” - Jim L
“Not only did Michelle help us to sell our home very quickly, she was also extremely knowledgeable when it came to helping us understand where we would get the best possible returns on our home renovations. Michelle was flexible, resourceful and very positive. Our home was only on the market for FIVE days! We are incredibly pleased.” - Jodie O
“My experience with Team Yoo was outstanding. They were very professional and knowledgeable about the local market. They made iteasy to sell the condominium and find the target audience for the place.” - Roy K
“I was able to buy and sell a house within a month. Very honest, friendly, good people to work with. They hire both a professional stager and photographer. These services both help to make a good impression and a quick sale.”- Michelle D