Marry the House and Date the Rate

There’s a lot to be said about today’s real estate market. Home prices have fallen. There’s more inventory, but mortgage rates remain high. So as a buyer, how do you determine your buying power? Hi, I’m Rich Barnes, owner broker of Realty Experts in West Allis, Wisconsin, 53214. Home shoppers often ask me, what should … Continued

Is it a good Strategy to low ball your Home Purchase offer?

You may think this is a good strategy but it could be offensive to a seller who knows what their home is worth. It could also make you miss out on a home you really want, sellers typically receive multiple offers and not everyone likes to spend time haggling and going back and forth over … Continued

Who’s living under your roof ?

Who’s living under your roof? One of the latest trend in the real estate market is multi-generational living. So what is multi-generational living? Hi, I’m Rich Barnes, owner broker of Realty Experts in West Allis, Wisconsin, 53214. In simple terms, multi-generational living is a household made up of more than three generations, living together under … Continued

Should You Renovate Before Listing?

Should You Renovate Before Listing Every homeowner wants to sell their home for the highest possible price. This article is for you if you are a homeowner who wants to sell your property but is unsure about whether to invest in home renovations.  This will help you make an educated choice. Benefits of Renovating House … Continued

4 Things you can do as a buyer in today’s housing market

 4 Things You Can Do As a Buyer in Today’s Housing Market . The process of purchasing a home may be thrilling and emotional. You should be familiar with the ins and outs of buying a home before beginning your search. This will enable you to decide what’s best for your family and your bank … Continued

How Being a Home Owner Can Increase Your Net Worth

An accomplishment to be proud of is owning a home, which represents a significant financial milestone. One important factor is the significant increase in net worth that owning a home provides to your net worth. The connection between having a property and accumulating wealth is crucial nowadays, especially given the high rate of inflation. Stable … Continued

What is the shinning star long term benefit of home ownership?

Have you ever wondered about the long-term benefits of owning a home? As a buyer in today’s market, you may be feeling a little uneasy with the current market, rising mortgage rates and economic conditions, but it is also important to consider the long-term benefit of home ownership when making your decision to buy. Hi, … Continued

Housing in Milwaukee is More Affordable Than Most Cities

According to a new study, compared to other large metropolitan areas, Milwaukee, Waukesha area ranks in the top five nationally for rental affordability. Hi, I’m Rich Barnes, owner/broker of Realty Experts in West Allis, Wisconsin, 53214. And the pandemic led to significant changes in rent prices across the country with major metropolitan areas like New … Continued

Renters How owning a home can improve your net worth

Attention, renters! How owning a home can improve your net worth. Today more than ever, owning a home is not only a big achievement, but also a major financial milestone to your net worth. This is because as a homeowner, you’re able to build equity in your home, which, in turn, gives you net worth … Continued