Julie's Blog from Janesville, WI

Real Estate Agent - Century 21-Affiliated
I'm here to stay! This is my home and I wouldn't live anywhere else but here!
Have you heard?  KANDU is partying at Diane Hendricks' property on May 20th and all proceeds will benefit KANDU. Check out their website for event details and registration (www.kanduindustries.com). Funds will be used to support KANDU's mission and the following programs: Day Services/Memory Care...
The last of the GM workers have been notified to get to Ohio in a jiffy or loose all benefits.  They were give a total of 3 days to make this decision and to report to work in one week.  This has been a difficult time for many people and hopefully the last wave will accept their destiny and make ...
Really! Internet or Newspaper?  That is the question.  After being in Real Estate for 21 years, I've seen a shift in how customers are finding their info, obviously!  So, I'm wondering what the future of the newspaper ad is going to be.  I question the buyers that come to my open house to find wh...
I'm getting reading to head out for 2 open houses today!  One is a great tri-level between Janesville and Evansville on 1 acre for $199,900.  The other is a great family home on 1/2 acre in Evansville with 3-4 bedrooms and a 2 car garage for $149,900.  Both are really nice homes in great location...
Squatters Moving Out Of West Side Home Family Moved Into House Under Foreclosure Two Weeks Ago So another update!  The police arrived this morning and asked the family to move out.  A moving truck has been ordered and the family is moving.  No charges have been made. Just when I thought I had eno...
Homeowner Files Complaint Against Squatters I wanted to give you an update to the post I wrote yesterday about the squatters in Madison, WI. Today the homeowner has filed a complaint with the police of Madison for trespassing. This home is almost at the end of the foreclosure process and within d...
Janesville Walk To Defeat ALS - May 15, 2010 Walk Check-in: 9:00 AM Walk Starts: 10:00 AM Location: Lion's Beach Park 1401 Palmer Drive Janesville, WI 53545   Another opportunity to help those in need!  Be part of the Janesville Walk to defeat ALS this Saturday. This is already the third annual e...
Now this is an interesting concept and one with many opinions!  Squatting? The practice, called squatting, refers to taking up residency in a vacant structure without the owner's permission. Some proponents have said that they think it's the answer to ending the housing crisis and ending homeless...
With all the activity we had, I believe you'd want to know how April 2010 panned out. In the city of Janesville we had 152 new listings (single family) with 86 SOLD.  There are currently 642 active listings on the market.  The average sale price was $119,672 and sold in about 84 days on the marke...
Today, I'm recovering from a busy Mother's Day weekend and doing the house things that need to be done!  Got the house clean, laundry almost done and going out to mow before the rain.  It really seems to have calmed down after the April 30 deadline for the tax credit option.  How long before we ...

Julie Press-Raese

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I'm here to stay! This is my home and I wouldn't live anywhere else but here!