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    Minimalist Design is the Latest Trend in Kitchen and Bath Remodels

    Minimalist design is the latest trend in kitchen and bathroom remodeling.  Clean is functional and less is more.  Minimalist design is taking the all the focal points away and making the room speak for itself.  In a kitchen space this often lends itself to a better flow and more functionality.  In a minimalist kitchen everything must have use or it must go.  Ultimately this creates less clutter on the counters allowing for more functionality of the kitchen.  Every item usually has a dual purpose and there are no duplicate items in a minimalist kitchen. This minimalist kitchen that Washa Remodeling just completed in the Shorewood Hills neighborhood fits that exact…

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    Patience in a Pandemic

    Whether you need more space, less maintenance, more country, less rent – you are ready to buy a home during a pandemic. Like most everything else in 2020, the mortgage experience has changed and practicing patience has never been a more important part of the home financing process.   Buying a home even in “normal” times can be a time consuming task, but preparing for an unusually long journey will help minimize stress for both you and your home-buying partners. In a world of instant digital answers – what’s the hold up?   Your lender is juggling a continued robust purchase market along with an all-time high refinance demand. Some…

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    Attitude of Gratitude

    Here we are again—still. Another day, week, month of suiting up to go grocery shopping, drooling as we drive past our favorite restaurants, proudly wearing our colorful, personalized PPE, and social distancing from our friends and colleagues. (One interesting side note: I just read that deodorant sales our down!) Still, we carry on, persevere, press ahead. Actually, we seem to do more than just merely survive; we acknowledge our current situation and fearlessly face forward with an Attitude of Gratitude. When asked how they are surviving, some people talk about being thankful while others use the word grateful. I like both, and I’m sure I have used both. But somehow,…

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    Market Update October 2020

    Market Update October 2020 Here’s how real estate performed across the southern part of our state this year, according to the RASCW’s statistical reporting… If you would like to download the full report, including interest rate forecasts and stats by county across the region, please use the link below: Get the Full Report