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Understanding Home Lot Exposures

During the summer months, the backyard is one of the most frequented areas of your home. Bonfires, barbecues, and camping in the backyard are just some of the best ways to utilize your space. While looking for a property and planning for the perfect backyard, there are many different types of lots that you may want to take into consideration.

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New Construction Financing Options

Mortgage rates, new home construction, and the real estate market are a hot topic in today’s news. From tariffs to inflation, the actions of the Fed to terms like Jumbo Loans and Bridge Loans; when it comes to financing, there’s a lot of Q&A’s. This month, we asked several of our local lending partners to weigh in on the state of the industry.

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Building in the Winter

Misconceptions of Building in Adverse Weather Conditions If you’re thinking of building but concerned about winter weather pushing off your new home construction, don’t worry. Though Wisconsin winters can be harsh, building in the winter is definitely possible — it can even have some advantages for builders and homeowners! While there are some additional costs…

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Buying vs. Building a Home

It’s a Tough Decision Your home is probably the biggest investment you will make. From browsing websites like and to touring model homes, there are hours of effort that go into choosing the right house. But how do you know where to start? Do you buy or do you build? That’s the question…

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The New Home Building Checklist

The New Home Building Checklist Congratulations! You’ve decided to build your new home. You want to make sure you have crossed all your t’s and dotted all your i’s, but what do you need to think about throughout the process? Below is a helpful checklist that will make your home building process more enjoyable. What…