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Wayne Hayes has you covered for real estate needs in Fort Atkinson Wisconsin. Our company is built on family values, integrity and results. We provide first class service non-stop from searching for a home all the way to closing. As your neighbors, we share your goals, realizing that the foundation of strong communities rests on its people.

Should You Buy a Condo or a House?

Besides location, housing type is one of the most important decisions a home buyer will make. Should you buy a house or a condo? When buying a house, you not only buy the house but also the land. When buying a condo, you buy the interior unit space and typically share the exterior amenities. There are a few primary differences between owning a house and owning a condo. Owning a condo means you must pay condominium association

Summer Activities – Jefferson County

We have all heard the phrase, "location, location, location." When buying a home, location matters. Important location factors include: The price and availability of homes The safety of the neighborhood The quality of local schools Convenient access to shops and restaurants Transportation and access to interstates Water access and views The community and lifestyle. http://waynehayesrealestate.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Summer-Charity-Concert-fort-1.jpg For home buyers, it is important to be familiar with recreational activities, entertainment, and attractions in

A Seller’s Market

Are you trying to sell your home in 2017? It’s a great time to be a seller. Your home’s value is affected by broader economic conditions and its physical characteristics. Since demand is increasing as supply is decreasing, it is a seller’s market. It is predicted to be a tougher year for buyers rather than sellers. A variety of factors have created this seller’s market. Here’s a list of reasons why it is a seller’s

Sell Your Home This Spring – Six Easy Tips

Are you planning on selling a home this spring? It’s time to get ready and show your home at its best. Your home’s value is affected by its physical characteristics and current economic conditions. Here’s a few tips to improve the physical appearance of your home: 1) Show your home in its best light. Take on spring cleaning inside and out. Organize then clean every room inside your home. Don’t take shortcuts. Instead of washing

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from Wayne Hayes Real Estate We'd like to take a moment to express our appreciation for your business and let you know that we look forward to continuing to serve you in the coming year. As you celebrate this season of joy and peace, know that we send the warmest of wishes your way. Seasons Greetings

Moving with Your Pets to Fort Atkinson, WI

Congratulations on your new home in beautiful Fort Atkinson, WI! This is an exciting time for all members of your family. However, along with excitement, there is often also stress and anxiety associated with moving to a new home. Your four-legged family members can be especially vulnerable to stress when transitioning to a new environment. It’s important to plan ahead to make their move as safe and enjoyable as possible. Below is a list of tips on moving with your pets and also a list of great pet related resources in and around Fort Atkinson.

Tips for Upgrading Your Curb Appeal

Fall is one of the best times of year to show off your home’s curb appeal. However, it is also the season when poorly maintained yards and exteriors will quickly turn away prospective buyers. Whether you’re selling a small home or a mansion, sprucing up the landscaping and exterior features of your home will greatly boost its curb appeal! Below are tips to improve your curb appeal to attract summertime buyers.

Buying or Selling, Fall is a great time for Real Estate

Fall isn’t the first season one thinks of when considering buying or selling a home. Spring is the clear champion. But know that there are some unique buyers out there in autumn, and this could be a great year for fall sales. Home sales happen all year and there are cyclical trends in the marketplace. Some are based on interest rates for mortgages and what houses become available, others are season-oriented. Fall has benefits for

Winterizing Your Properties

With Old Man Winter’s fury around the corner, it’s time to turn your attention, once again, to winterizing your properties.  For much of the country, there is still time to do so, and being proactive means you won’t have to be out in the cold trying to get in last minute fixes. Below are a few items to consider as you’re reviewing your properties for winterizing this season.  Keep in mind that the winterization needs will differ, sometimes greatly, depending on the location of your properties.