The typically slow winter months for real estate did not exist in 2018 with over 13,471 homes sold in Wisconsin, which is the largest amount since home sales were tracked back in 2005 per WRA. Home sales rose in February 2018 over 5.8% and the median sale price jumped 7.4% since last year. The pace…
Buying Land and Making an Offer: How to Save Money
Negotiation knowledge is the most powerful tool when making an offer on a property. Often, real estate developers and property sellers are among the best negotiators. Why? The more information you have about a prospective property, its initial price, how long the seller has owned it, the better offer you can make.
Buying Land Part I: Key Insights To Budget For Site Development
When searching for a lot, or piece of land, you make initially find the ideal spot: remote area, scenic vibes, close to nature and a community. What many site-developers don’t anticipate, however, are the unexpected, sometimes unpleasant costs associated with land improvement after closing a deal. Even developers who purchase large land tracts with the…
Buying Land Part II: Key Insights Into Budget For Site Development
Round 2! We’re going to dig even more deeply into potential site development costs and budgeting techniques. It’s essential for developers to get price estimates for site improvements, which are dependent upon careful evaluation of the site prior to development.