Husky Homes Blog - Blog Archive: June, 2023

Your Needs Matter More Than Today’s Mortgage Rates

If you’re thinking about selling your house right now, chances are it’s because something in your life has changed. And, while things like mortgage rates are a key part of your decision on what you’ll buy next, it’s important to not lose sight of the reason you want to make a change in the first place.

It’s true mortgage rates have climbed from the record lows we saw in recent years, and that has an impact on affordability. With rates where they are right now, some homeowners are deciding they’ll wait to sell because they don’t want to move and have a higher mortgage rate on their next home. As Danielle Hale, Chief Economist at, explains:

“. . . homeowners who locked in a 30-year…

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Thriving as a Real Estate Mom

In today's fast-paced and competitive real estate market, being a mom and a real estate agent can present unique challenges. Juggling the responsibilities of motherhood while striving for success in a highly competitive industry requires careful planning, effective time management, and a positive mindset. In this post, we will explore valuable strategies and tips to help you thrive as a mom real estate agent in a competitive market.

  1. Define Your Niche: Identify a niche market that aligns with your interests and expertise. This will allow you to focus your efforts and provide specialized services to a specific group of clients. Whether it's working with families, first-time homebuyers, or seniors, having a niche will help you stand out in a…

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Driving to Milwaukee from Madison you pass cornfields and may zone out a little. Your eyes come upon the sign for the Johnson Creek Premium Outlets and probably ask if you need new Nike's. Next time, take the exit. Johnson Creek is a growing community of 3,000 people that offers adventures for everyone. The village has five beautiful parks for all of your sporting, event and community event needs. It has multiple well developed neighborhoods that aren't cookie cutter and offer families the opportunity to grow together as a community.   Johnson Creek is lucky enough to have its own library and a fully connected K-12 state of the art campus that encourages collaborative learning.  The collaboration continues between local businesses supporting the school…

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As we celebrate Homeownership Month, it is a joyous occasion to recognize the incredible achievements of individuals who have embraced the dream of owning their own home. Today, we extend our warmest congratulations to Destiny and Madelyn, two inspiring young people who have recently embarked on their homeownership journey. Their remarkable story serves as a testament to determination, resilience, and the power of seizing opportunities even in the face of fierce competition. Through the utilization of down payment assistance, they have managed to build generational wealth while still in their early twenties. Let us delve into their inspiring tale, one that encapsulates the essence of the American dream.

Destiny and Madelyn's homeownership journey…

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The True Value of Homeownership

Buying and owning your home can make a big difference in your life by bringing you joy and a sense of belonging. And with June being National Homeownership Month, it’s the perfect time to think about all the benefits homeownership provides. 

Of course, there are financial reasons to buy a house, but it’s important to consider the non-financial benefits that make a home more than just where you live.

Here are three ways owning your home can give you a sense of accomplishment, happiness, and pride. 

You May Feel Happier and More Fulfilled 

Owning a home is associated with better mental health and well-being. Gary Acosta, CEO and Co-Founder at the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals…

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Summer is here…. right? These 90-degree days certainly feel like it! The summer weather in Wisconsin typically introduces a new type of buyer and seller into the real estate market. As an example, most home buyers in the summer don’t have the pressures of needing to find a home by a lease deadline (like many first-time homebuyers that have leases expiring in May/June), and they are oftentimes looking for homes to change something about their current living situation, needing more or less space – moving up or downsizing.

This is a fantastic, healthy real estate market for homeowners that are looking to “move up” and find a bigger home that fits their needs. That is because inventory is the lowest at the price points for many home buyers that are looking…

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