Dennis Herman
Where service and value meet

The best way to think out of the box is to avoid building one around yourself in the first place..  

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 This week in Real Estate in Milwaukee

 Feb 8, 2016
 Tell me it ain't so. I just searched for duplexes in Milwaukee. 3 bedrooms on the lower and a 2 car garage up to $90,000. Results showed 2 available. Are listings really that low? I checked 2 bedroom units with a 1 car garage or large. About the same results. If your thinking about listing a duplex, NOW is the time to act. Don't wait, there are more buyers out there than units available. And when you list with me, I have a fantastic deal for you. Talk about quality. I define quality services.

 
Feb 2, 2016

Online Auctions

I was on the phone with a friend today. He was just walking into a house he won on an online auction. As he walked through the house he told me, they removed the doors, counter tops, plumbing fixtures, sinks, light fixtures, ceiling fans, air conditioning units, and a host of other items. The house was stripped clean.

As a licensed Broker in the State of Wisconsin, we receive hours of training on auctions. State licensed auctioneers have pages of laws to abide by, and are required to provide specific documents to potential buyers. Online auctions often consider themselves immune to state laws. In this case, I can't be sure what happened, who removed those items, or what the motive was. All I know is, that sale did not involve a standard state approved Offer to Purchase covering exactly what fixtures are and what is included in the sale of a house. This is a good lesson to learn, state approved contracts are designed to protect both parties involved in the sale of Real Estate. Auctions may or may not use standard Real Estate contracts. Auctions run by state licensed auctioneers have certain protection for buyers. Online auctions may or may not be conducted by state licensed auctioneers. Why take the risk? 




 Tip of the Week

Date: January 31, 2016
Did you ever think about buying a tool to read codes on your car when the check engine light goes on? The tool is $50 but taking the car to a shop can cost $80 or MORE. All this tool does is plug in under the dash, gets the code from the computer, and will erase the code. Most times that's all you need to do. If it saves you $80 one time, it paid for itself. You can enter the code into an Internet search to tell you what the problem may be. And most times a video on how to fix it yourself. But beware, most codes can narrow the problem down to 3-4 things that may cause the problem. But garages usually begin with the most expensive and work their way down.

OBD II & CAN Code Reader 


Jan 19, 2016

Anti-Money Laundering Guidelines for Real Estate Professionals

In an effort to combat money laundering in the real estate sector, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) at the Treasury Department issued a Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) that will temporarily require certain U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind companies used to pay "all cash" for high-end residential real estate in Manhattan and Miami-Dade County. NAR has argued, and the Treasury Department agrees, that real estate agents and brokers are not in a position to detect money laundering since the funds involved in real estate transactions are handled through regulated financial institutions. NAR has worked closely with FINCEN and Treasury to develop voluntary guidelines for real estate professionals to identify signs of money laundering. 



Drive Safely

 
These are some of the most eye opening videos I've seen online and I'd like to remind you all of a few safety rules I used to teach.
 
Never take your eyes off the road.
Always be aware of where you are and plan an escape route every few hundred feet.
Know where to go to avoid any obstacle at all time.
Drive only as fast as conditions allow.
If sight is impaired, count off 1-1000, 2-1000, 3-1000, 4-1000. Or 1 Mississippi …. At least once a mile. This will tell you distance traveled in 4 seconds.
Remember it will take you 2 seconds to react and 2 seconds to make a decision and react. 2 seconds is not a lot of time.
And don't use your cell phone while driving. Not even hands free whenever roads are slippery and never when traffic is around.
Please be careful. God loves you and so do a lot of people here.
 


Making a Difference One Neighbor at a Time 

 Selling your property?

I love listings because it allows me to enjoy the artistic side of the business -- pictures and a great write up. Ez1 Realty offers the BEST value in a personalized package that takes care of every detail for you, so you don't have to worry about a thing. Sell with confidence knowing you'll receive the best service while paying the lowest commission.

 

With all the changes to the Real Estate Industry imposed by new federal regulations, it is much more important to have a great team in place before beginning the sale of your existing home, or search for your next home. This not only includes a great Real Estate Agent, but should include a licensed professional in every phase of the sale and purchase, from the lender, inspection, title, and closing. Each phase has been effected, and knowing new procedures is critical to a quick and successful sale with minimal stress. Keeping Buyers and Sellers informed during this process is more important than ever, Communication between each person involved in the transaction is more critical than ever before. Make certain you choose a licensed, highly qualified, experienced, and trained Real Estate professional to represent you in the sale and purchase of your home. A professional with outstanding communication skills on all levels.


Buying a home?

We can guide you along every step of the process, from finding a lender, viewing properties, identifying concerns, writing a viable offer to purchase, inspections, and closing issues. We never charge buyers a fee.

Finding ways to get the hard loans done

Having trouble getting a loan because you got swept away in the Real Estate mess? A lender I've worked with for years is now working for a local bank offering loans to people with good credit, 10% down payments, but cannot get loans from any other sources. Finally a lender who sees a problem and finds a way out of it. Call for details to see if we can get you back into the market and out from under the rental game. 414-426-1784
 

Real Estate News

 MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin housing market continued its healthy pace of growth in November with both sales and median prices increasing compared to November 2014, according to the most recent analysis of the existing home market conducted by the Wisconsin REALTORS® Association (WRA). November home sales increased 3.4 percent, and the median price rose 3.4 percent to $150,000.
Read more of this article on this link



New Home Construction Information

Considering building a new home but are not sure how to begin? The New Home Construction page will give you a few ideas.  New home consultation is also available by request. Need help findng a lot in Menomonee Falls, Germantown, Muskego, New Berlin, Lannon, Sussex, Richfield, and other popular areas near Milwaukee? Just call or E-mail for a list in the area you want to build.

 


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Milwaukee Area and Menomonee Falls Real Estate

Congratulations and welcome to Ez1 Realty, your one stop source for all your local Real Estate needs in Menonomee Falls and Milwaukee, specializing in moving homeowners into better homes.

Congratulations because your questions and requests for service go directly to an experienced local Real Estate Broker/Agent – not a pool of agents bidding for your contact information. If you like the old fashion open, honest, face to face way of doing business, your gonna love working with Ez1 Realty. Work with an experienced Real Estate Broker/Agent who can represent you and negotiate the best deal for you, which includes more than price.

There is new technology available in the Real Estate field that makes it more important to find a Broker/Agent able to take advantage of those new tools to serve you more effectively. Combine that new Technology with an Broker/Agent having the experience to treat you like an important client, with the attention and respect you deserve, and you have a winning combination to make all your Real Estate transactions Ez-er.



 
I hope you find all the information you are looking for --- and don't forget, I am only a phone call away. 414-426-1784. Or E-mail me at Dennis Herman E-mail. I'll handle all the spam E-mails and phone calls, freeing you up for more important matters.  Home buying and selling should be fun. 
 
Ez1Realty finding and selling homes at the speed of the Internet.  Always out front. Optimizing the latest technology to exceed your expectations.
 

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Advanced Home Searches

From these page links you can request a custom detailed search for the type of properties your looking for in Southeastern Wisconsin. 



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Phone direct line at 414-426-1784 or E-mail from this link. 

Valuable Information for Buyers

 


A number of pages are available to provide buyers information you will need to locate the home of your dreams and guide you through the home buying process.


The Home Buyer's Information page contains a collection of links, a list of 5 common mistakes buyers make plus other intriguing information. 


Real Estate Buyer's Counseling is available by request.  This page lists the most important topics concerning the home buying process. 

 
Real Estate NEWS. Look at up to date and past news to see Real Estate trends and patterns. 


Find Local Help in the Milwaukee area for Short Sale and Foreclosure Assistance

 

Pre-Foreclosure Sales

This is a special pre-foreclosure program for homeowners facing foreclosure. This program is not associated with any government agency or program. This program is designed for homeowners behind in their payments who want to avoid the foreclosure process by selling their property at market price and keep the majority of equity in your home by paying less in Real Estate Commissions.

Internet Links with Help for Foreclosures

I searched for local Milwaukee help for short sales and seemed to get everything except a link to a local Milwaukee web site. It seems the pay for search result sites are on the top of the list when you need help. Are these the kind of sites you really want to visit when you are searching for someone local you can talk to?
 
Trying to find answers about a possible Short Sale?  To find local, Wisconsin State Licensed help, check the Short Sale Help page.

If you are trying to avoid foreclosure, need information about a loan modification or any other question, you can find local help on the page,

 

If a short sale is the last option, Ez1 Realty is your local source of professional Real Estate services for homes, duplexes, multi family units, and businesses in the Milwaukee, Waukesha and Germantown areas.

Dennis Herman (Realty Exesutives): Real Estate Sales Person in Menomonee Falls, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

This information focuses on market conditions and trends in the following areas. 
 * Brown Deer  * Cudahy  * Fox Point  * Franklin  * Glendale  * Greendale  * Greenfield  * Hales Corners  * Milwaukee  * Oak Creek  * Shorewood  * South Milwaukee * Wawautosa * West Allis * Whitefish Bay  * Brookfield  * Butler  * Delafield  * Elm Grove * Lannon * Menomonee Falls  * Muskego * New Berlin  * Pewaukee * Sussex  * Waukesha  * St Francis

If you have a question on an area not listed in Southeastern Wisconsin please feel free to call 414-426-1784 or E-mail your questions. 

 
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