How Long Does it Take to Buy a Home?


How long does it take to find, buy and close on a home?  This is a common question I get asked almost every meeting, particularly fro m first time home buyers.  It’s such a good question because it gives clients a time frame to prepare themselves for such a big event.  Because as you know… [Read More]

Documentation For Your Mortgage


Below is a list of documentation you should be gathering.  Please get it to me as soon as possible, some of it may not be relevant to you, please call with any questions. Necessary documentation for all borrowers on the loan: 2017 and 2018 federal tax returns. (we do not need state) if you want… [Read More]

Historic Real Estate in Green Bay Wis.


Green Bay is a city rich in history, it’s home to more than 50 historical buildings spread throughout the city.  Some buildings were constructed by architectural firms in the early 1900’s, some by people who used them as their personal living quarters far before that (as far back as 1838)  Here is a list of… [Read More]

Best Smokers For Your Summer


Sometimes you like to grill your food, sometimes you like to smoke it.  They both have that unique flavor, and when you have a traditional summer get together you can really exercise your “secret recipe”.  But if you’re dealing with a sub-par smoker your party will never fully enjoy it the way you anticipated.  So… [Read More]

Mortgage Rate Prediction 2019-2020


The Federal Reserve just conducted their 4th meeting of 2019.  These meetings discuss the direction of our financial policy and directly influence mortgage rates.  Over the last few years the reserve has kept rates low with a few rises here and there.  The goal has been to maintain the economy in the steadiest way possible. … [Read More]

Rainy Day Activities for the Kids


So the kids are stir-crazy because the rain won’t stop coming down, the house is a mess and they’re constantly asking for something to do.  You’re home all summer with the kids and you’re stuck inside.  This can remind you have a cold day in winter where you are cramped up and have cabin fever,… [Read More]

4 Easy Home Decorating Tips Anyone Can Do


The typical American will spend a lot of their time in in the place they live.  Between sleeping, eating and just relaxing after a hard days work, your home feels much better when it’s laid out just right.  Whether you own a home or rent a home it’s the same story, you want a place… [Read More]