Real estate has traditionally been a face-to-face business. Agents present listings to potential sellers in person and homebuyers attend open houses and guided home tours and sit down with mortgage officers and title company representatives. Now social distancing measures have changed everything.
Fortunately, the real estate industry has long embraced technologies that make it possible… Read More
COVID-19 Impacts Home Sales,
but Prices Remain Strong
It should come as no surprise that existing-home sales declined in March; economists with the National Association of Realtors (NAR) expected this result due to the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. Yet, despite the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, home prices remained strong in March. The median existing-home price increased 8% year over year; what’s more, every sales region in the country… Read More
What You Need to Know About Mortgage Forbearance
When the federal government passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, they included provisions for mortgage forbearance. These provisions make it possible for lenders to pause mortgage payments because of financial hardship. If you are considering requesting mortgage forbearance, here are important things to know:
Forbearance Does Not
Mean Loan Forgiveness
The temporarily suspended mortgage payments will eventually need to be repaid. For example, if your monthly mortgage is $2,000 and… Read More
Simple Home Projects That Won’t Break the Bank
These five home-improvement projects are great for a weekend DIY enthusiast and easy enough for an amateur. They also require time dedication, which is perfect if you’re going stir-crazy at home and looking for ways to be productive.
Paint Cabinets: Painting existing cabinets rather than replacing them saves thousands of dollars. The key to doing it yourself is preparation. Doors, hardware, and drawers should be removed and labeled with tape so you remember how they go back together. Cabinets should be cleaned with a degreaser, lightly sanded, wiped with a tack cloth, then primed and painted with a brush and small roller.It’s slow work… Read More
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A good friend of mine referred me to Lisa Wenzel and he said “I just bought a home from her, she is awesome and it was painless!” I gave her a call and she called me back and the home search began. We looked at so many homes and we finally found the perfect one for me! I highly recommend you work with Lisa Wenzel, she will find you the home you are looking for in the price range that suits you!! Melissa Mathis was extremely helpful, and Scott Rausch of Caliber Home Loans was 5 stars. When I decide to sell, I am going to contact Lisa Wenzel to sell my home and find my forever home!! She is the BEST and definitely the person you should do you home buying/selling with!
Congratulations to John & Michelle on the purchase of their new home!
Congratulations to Katherine on the purchase of her new home!
Congratulations to Kyle & Michelle on the sale of their property!
Thank you for allowing WSP to assist you with your most valuable investment.
Lisa M. Wenzel
Managing Real Estate Broker
These Beautiful Plants Will
Thrive on Your Porch
Container plants are a great way to add instant curb appeal to your home and brighten up a dreary front porch with color. Since many porches are shaded areas that get limited sun, choose flowers, herbs, and greenery that thrive in the shade.
Coleus: Treasured for its beautiful, multicolored foliage, coleus is available in over 600 varieties with leaves ranging in colors… Read More
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