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Here you will find a gold mine of information from buying and selling homes, to Homes for Hearts. Don't know what Homes for Hearts is? Check it out! We are always looking for new ways to connect to our clients and feel like our blog is a great tool to keep you informed You may also find the following categories on the right side of your screen. 

We hope you enjoy the blog and please let us know if we can assist you with any properties on the website. 

Thank you for reading this and happy house hunting!

The Yoo Team

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Feb. 22, 2016

Curb Appeal -- What Can You Do?

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.

 

Posted in Selling a Home
Feb. 15, 2016

Down Payment Assistance -- What's Out There?

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!

Dave Clem

2310 Crossroads Drive, Ste. 2200

Madison, WI 53718

(608) 807-2336

https://www.wisconsinbankandtrust.com/dclem

 

Posted in Buying a Home
Jan. 25, 2016

Radon -- Should You be Worried?

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. 

Bill Kneebone – BK Home Inspections

5525 Forge Drive,

Madison, WI 53716

(608) 239-0104

http://www.bkhomeinspectionsofwis.com/

 

Jan. 18, 2016

What Exactly is a Home Inspection? Interview with BK Inspection

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.

Bill Kneebone – BK Home Inspections

5525 Forge Drive,

Madison, WI 53716

(608) 239-0104

http://www.bkhomeinspectionsofwis.com/

 

Jan. 4, 2016

Meet Natasha!

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

 

Posted in Homes For Hearts
Dec. 28, 2015

Giving Back to Our Community Champions - a Lending/Realtor program

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!

Ryan Smith – Waterstone Mortgage

17 Applegate Ct,

Madison, WI

(608) 807-0061

http://www.madisonmortgagesmith.com/

 

Posted in Buying a Home
Dec. 14, 2015

First Time Home Buyer Loan Programs - Madison, WI Area

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. 

Ryan Smith – Waterstone Mortgage

17 Applegate Ct,

Madison, WI

(608) 807-0061

http://www.madisonmortgagesmith.com/

Posted in Buying a Home
Dec. 7, 2015

The Team Approach in Lending, with Ryan Smith

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.  

Ryan Smith – Waterstone Mortgage

17 Applegate Ct,

Madison, WI

(608) 807-0061

 http://www.madisonmortgagesmith.com/

Posted in Buying a Home
Nov. 30, 2015

Are You Ready for Winter?

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.

Nov. 23, 2015

Why Should I Get a Will? With Special Guest Jeff Mayer, Mayer Lorenz Law

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.

Jeff Mayer – Mayer Lorenz Law Office LLC

113 S. Main St., Ste 103

Lodi, WI 53555

(608)592-3603

http://mayerlorenzlaw.com/

Posted in Buying a Home