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Welcome Diamond Mortgage

Earlier this year, Keefe Real Estate entered into a strategic partnership with Diamond Residential Mortgage Company.  Diamond has been a part of the Keefe family over the past two years and, moving forward, they will become an increasingly more prominent part of our office.

Christine Clark, Division President, and her team at Diamond have developed relationships with many of our agents and have already worked a number of deals with them.  In addition to our agents trusting Diamond, the Keefe leadership team has gotten to know Diamond’s senior management team and both are excited about this partnership.

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Christine Clark, Division President

 

Diamond began on the foundation of creating a more family-orientated business.  This family-focus made the partnership between Keefe and Diamond an easy decision.  Both companies are family owned and share similar missions of providing top notch service to customers, while making a difference in the communities we work in.

Additionally, Diamond provides a focus on creating products that agents AND customers are asking for.  To top it off, they provide great service and ease of access.  We couldn’t ask for better partners to help both businesses move forward.

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We’re looking forward to a strong partnership with Keefe and Diamond!

 

 

 

FALL & REAL ESTATE

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Realtor.com’s Deena Weinberg writes and article tell home buyers what to expect and look for when purchasing or selling your home in the fall months… 

THE REAL ESTATE MARKET is open 365 days a year – yes, even on holidays – but there are cyclical trends to the marketplace. Some of those ups and downs are based on mortgage interest rates and housing availability, but some are based on season.

Next to spring, fall is the busiest season for home buying and selling. Autumn offers certain benefits to home buyers, including year-end tax breaks, pleasant weather conditions for moving and a wide selection of homes for sale. Read on to learn the advantages of buying in the fall.

Year-End Tax Breaks
Come September and October, people start to think about what year-end tax breaks they might be eligible for. Fortunately for home buyers, owning a home can yield great dividends in tax returns. For example, both mortgage interest and property taxes are deductible from gross income. Furthermore, if you have prepaid some interest before the due date of your first payment, and if you close your loan before the year’s end, that interest can also be deducted.

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Getting Ahead of Mother Nature

Buying a house before the deep freeze of winter sets in is very appealing to most home buyers. No one wants to worry about icy roads, snowstorms or blackout conditions on moving day, nor is it fun to move in sweltering summer heat.

School Year and Holidays
By wintertime, kids have settled into school, established friendships and become involved in extracurricular activities. Moving in summer would be least disruptive to your children’s schooling or social calendar, but autumn is next best. Also, by moving in fall, you’ll be settled snugly into your new home before Thanksgiving and the winter holidays.

More Home Choices
While home demand is not as keen in fall as it is in spring, it’s still high, so competition can be high, too. Fall buyers and sellers tend to be motivated to move, unlike the window-shoppers who sometimes come out in spring.

You may experience pressure to buy, due to the quick turnaround of houses on the market, but you’ll also benefit from the broad selection of homes available. In fact, between September and December, you may be able to visit several open houses in a single day, and listings will be updated frequently. Therefore, to make sure you don’t miss out on your dream house, it’s a good idea to regularly check listings and check in with your Realtor.

Fall Home-Buying Tips
Given the home-buying competition and the short, pre-holiday timetable in autumn, you may be tempted to place a bid that is out of your price range, for fear of losing the home. Before you make an offer, know what kind of house you need and what you canrealistically afford, and stick to your budget. You may want to explore prequalifying for a loan so that you’ll be ready to act when you find the home you want. And as always, whatever season you buy in, buy at the best time for you and your family, and hold out for the right house – there are always more homes to see and to choose among.

 

Perfect Lake Geneva Romantic Getaway Vacation Home for Rent

Don’t wait for Valentine’s Day or Sweetest Day to surprise your beloved with a Lake Geneva Romantic Getaway!  Surprises are better when they are least expected!

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The Perfect Spot for your Lake Geneva Romantic Getaway!

We have the perfect property to make the most of your romantic getaway!  This Lake Geneva lake house has everything you could ask for in a vacation home.  Location, amenities and views will have you booking this vacation rental again and again!

Location - Set up on the 2nd floor of a historic building in downtown Lake Geneva, WI, this vacation rental has kept the charm of the original building and has been completely renovated inside.  Located on Wrigley Drive, you can leave the car parked!  Walk to dinner at Popeye’s for their famous outdoor rotisserie.  Wake up to the perfect cup of Alterra coffee from Lottie’s, which is in the main floor of the Wrigley Drive vacation rental.  From shopping in downtown Lake Geneva to all of the activities that take place throughout the year, this vacation rental home has the perfect location to enjoy all of them!

Amenities - A completely renovated interior brings you all the conveniences of home.  With 2 bedrooms and an additional sofa sleeper, this property can sleep 6 guests.  A fully stocked, brand new kitchen gives you the option of dining in!  Enjoy a chilled bottle of wine on the private balcony overlooking Geneva Lake!

Views - Facing South, this spacious vacation rental overlooks Geneva Lake!  You’ll see the sunrise and the sunset.  You’ll be able to watch the historic boat tours depart from the Riviera.

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Renovated Vacation Rental with Gorgeous Lake Geneva Views

The perfect location and ambiance for your Lake Geneva Romantic Getaway!

Don’t wait until someone else books this high-end Lake Geneva vacation rental!  For the best rates and seasonal bonuses, call a Keefe Reservation Specialist!  (262) 248-1735  Special off season rates are available.  If you have a pet, don’t worry!  We also have pet friendly home rentals as well.  Our team specializes in listening to your needs and helping you to design the perfect vacation in Lake Geneva, WI!

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Master Bedroom is perfect for a Romantic Getaway
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Bunk Room with Full-Sized & Twin Beds

 

Visit www.keeferentals.com for a full list of vacation rentals in Fontana, Lake Geneva, Delavan Lake, Williams Bay, Geneva National, Whitewater Lake, Lauderdale Lakes, Twin Lakes and throughout Southeastern Wisconsin.