No Mortgage Insurance With Less Than 20% Down?


PMI, Mortgage Insurance, it comes with different names but it means the same thing:  another cost to you.  Private mortgage insurance can cost borrowers thousands per year.  It can be frustrating because the value isn’t obvious to the client.  There is a way you can avoid that extra cost, save money every month and forget… [Read More]

Best Northeast Wisconsin Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes


We are approaching that time of year when fall sweatshirts and jeans replace shorts and T-shirts.  One of the best parts of Fall in Wisconsin are the family friendly pumpkin patches and corn mazes.   So here is a list of North East Wisconsin’s best pumpkin patches; Brown County Apple Valley Orchard – apples and pumpkins 1670… [Read More]

Here is Your Back to School Handbook


It’s that time of year again, those of us with children now divert from the routine summer schedule and segue in to the hectic fall schedule.  With the majority of Northeast Wisconsin’s children going back to school between 8/28 – 9/3/2019 we have some items to take care of immediately. School Shopping As if Christmas… [Read More]

Good News for Home Buyers (and Sellers)

2018 was a year full of discouraged home buyers, the market soared with low interest rates and the influx of younger, first time home buyers; resulting in home prices rising and inventory decreasing faster than it could be replenished.  If you were able to buy a home in 2018 consider yourself fortunate.  Those that have… [Read More]

Another Fall in Mortgage Rates?

There has been quite a bit of talk about the Federal Reserve cutting rates again.  With the last decade being substantially lower than they have been for many years, some are wondering why the rate cut?  When you dig into it a little more you can see the strategy behind it. We are experiencing an… [Read More]