Wisconsin September 2013 Housing Statistics

by Michael Collins - Rock Realty November 1, 2013

The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for September of 2013. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say: Wisconsin home sales were very strong in September, continuing the robust pace that has characterized the year. Sales of existing homes were up 15.8 percent in September compared to that same month in 2012 […]

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Properly Evaluating a Potential Investment Home

by Michael Collins - Rock Realty October 31, 2013

How to properly evaluate a potential investment property Life is full of sayings that seem contradictory at first.  Expressions like “a chain is only as strong as its weakest link” and a “team is only as good as its worst player” seem to make no sense until they have been analyzed and understood.  In flipping […]

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Janesville Wisconsin Home Auction This Week!

by Michael Collins - Rock Realty October 23, 2013

$60,000 opening bid!    Previously valued at $210,600! Property Highlights Large Wooded Lot 2 Car Garage Walk Out Basement Five Bedrooms Three & 1/2 Baths 2 Fireplaces Basement Bar Deck House Vacuum

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Most Recent Home Listings in Madison, WI

by Michael Collins - Rock Realty October 8, 2013

Most Recent Homes for Sale in Madison Wisconsin Madison, WI MLS Listings $475,000 – 123 W Washington Ave ,Unit 805 $229,000 – 2 Hidden Hollow Trl ,Unit 2 $179,900 – 4522 HOLLOW RIDGE RD $149,000 – 3921 DENNETT DR $119,900 – 7201 Midtown Rd ,Unit 110 $125,000 – 910 N THOMPSON DR ,Unit 1 $254,900 […]

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Wisconsin August 2013 Housing Statistics

by Michael Collins - Rock Realty October 3, 2013

The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for August of 2013. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say: Home sales and median prices both grew at a healthy pace in August, continuing the hot real estate market in Wisconsin. Existing home sales were up 13.7 percent in August compared […]

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Home Renovations That Don’t Add Much Value to a Home

by Michael Collins - Rock Realty October 3, 2013

These home renovations tend to not pay back your investment. photo credit: Jeremy Levine Design via photopin cc Home investors have to walk a very thin line in their prospecting and repairing.  They want to find a home that others have ignored due to necessary repairs and updating.  However, they don’t want to waste money on improvements that simply […]

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Foreclosure Homes for Sale in Janesville, WI

by Michael Collins - Rock Realty September 23, 2013

3312 Stellar Dr, Janesville, WI 53548 (MLS # 1697123) $113,000 REO Newer 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Janesville Ranch 3 bedroom ranch in Lock Lomond subdivision. Deck in private backyard with privacy fence. Rec room has built-in speaker system in lower level. 2 car attached garage with work bench. Great opportunity that will not last long. […]

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Introducing Eric Engels, Janesville WI Realtor®, Real Estate Agent

by Michael Collins - Rock Realty September 17, 2013

We would like to introduce you to our home buyer specialist, Eric Engels, Realtor® | Real Estate Agent serving the Janesville, Wisconsin area! “Hello Rock County! I am very happy to have joined the Rock Realty team. I have been a resident of Janesville for over 13 years. I lived in the Quad Cites before […]

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Home Features That Draw the Highest Price

by Michael Collins - Rock Realty September 12, 2013

Best home features to draw the highest sale price. Investing money in a rental property or a flip can yield great dividends.  However, not all improvements are equal.  It is important to put your money in the right places in order to have the greatest impact on the home’s value.  Here are the top features […]

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Picking the Right Neighborhood for Flipping a Home

by Michael Collins - Rock Realty September 11, 2013

Which type of neighborhood is best for flipping homes? When looking for an investment home that you eventually intend to flip it is important to remember that the location is just as vital as the actual home.  It is feasible to earn a profit in nearly every area but certain areas make it easier on […]

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