Barb Machon, Realtor

Barb Machon, Realtor Over 35 years of Real Estate experience! Put my Success to Work for You!

06/01/2019

Someone has activated a marketplace rental page that is fraud. this activity has been reported to the brown county police dept. My listing on Peterson is sold and is not for rent and I do not have a rental page..

Come on down! The Price is Right!
01/17/2019
Selling Your Home? Make Sure the Price is Right!

Come on down! The Price is Right!

If you’ve ever watched “The Price is Right,” you know that the only way to win is to be the one to correctly guess the price of the item you want without going over! That means your guess must be just slightly under the retail price.

Interior Designer Trends Survey by 1stdibs predicts home decor changing to a much cooler palette. "For 2019, the top eme...
01/12/2019

Interior Designer Trends Survey by 1stdibs predicts home decor changing to a much cooler palette. "For 2019, the top emerging colors are expected to be emerald green, blue and gray," the popular online marketplace predicts. What do you think of these serene jewel-tones?

Thinking about buying? It's a great time to lock in a low interest rate. Give me a call today!
01/11/2019
The Cost Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

Thinking about buying? It's a great time to lock in a low interest rate. Give me a call today!

Some Highlights: With interest rates still around 4.5%, now is a great time to look back at where rates have been over the last 40 years. Rates are projected to climb to 5.0% by this time next year according to Freddie Mac. The impact your interest rate makes on your monthly mortgage cost is signifi...

Mark D. Olejniczak Realty, Inc
01/10/2019
Mark D. Olejniczak Realty, Inc

Mark D. Olejniczak Realty, Inc

One excellent reason to purchase a home with us, is our available home warranty plans! Decide if they are for you:

Curious about what 2019 has in store for 2019? Check out the predictions from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, MBA, CoreLogic & ...
12/28/2018
Where is the Housing Market Headed in 2019? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Curious about what 2019 has in store for 2019? Check out the predictions from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, MBA, CoreLogic & NAR.

Some Highlights: ­Interest rates are projected to increase steadily throughout 2019, but buyers will still be able to lock in a rate lower than their parents or grandparents did when they bought their homes! Home prices will rise at a rate of 4.8% over the course of 2019 according to CoreLogic. All...

Is your current home no longer a perfect fit? Chances are that it is for someone else! Give me a call @ 639-0444 to list...
12/21/2018
Buyers Are Looking for Your Home, Now [INFOGRAPHIC]

Is your current home no longer a perfect fit? Chances are that it is for someone else! Give me a call @ 639-0444 to list your home & find one that meets your needs today!

Some Highlights: Existing home sales are currently at an annual pace of 5.32 million and have increased on a monthly basis for the last two months. The inventory of existing homes for sale remains below the 6-months needed for a normal market and is now at a 3.9-month supply. Inventory remains low d...

Homeownership Remains a Huge Part of the American Dream
12/19/2018
Homeownership Remains a Huge Part of the American Dream

Homeownership Remains a Huge Part of the American Dream

As we head into 2019, many news outlets and housing experts warn that the housing market may slow down. Over the last six years, the inventory of homes for sale has been near historic lows, which has been the force behind increasing home prices.

Is your New Year's Resolution to get out of your rental & buy your own place? Give me a call, I'd love to help you find ...
12/18/2018
Don't Get Caught in the Rental Trap in 2019

Is your New Year's Resolution to get out of your rental & buy your own place? Give me a call, I'd love to help you find your perfect home!

Every year around this time, we take time to reflect and plan for next year. If you are renting your current home but have dreams of homeownership, your plan for the new year may include buying, and you wouldn’t be alone!

12/14/2018
Five Key Reasons a Home Sells

Thinking about a new home? Here are the top things to consider. Give me a call at 920-639-0444, I'd love to help you find your perfect Home Sweet Home!

Mark D. Olejniczak Realty is pleased to provide these informative videos for buyers, sellers & homeowners. Visit us online at http://www.olej.com

Give me a call today for a free Market Analysis on your home.
12/04/2018
The #1 Reason to Not Wait Until Spring to Sell Your House

Give me a call today for a free Market Analysis on your home.

Many sellers believe that spring is the best time to place their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year, but what they don’t realize is that if every homeowner believes the same thing, then that is when they will have the most competition!

If you are considering a move this winter, give me a call. I would love to get you in your dream house!
11/28/2018
24% of Renters Believe Winter is the Best Time to Buy a Home

If you are considering a move this winter, give me a call. I would love to get you in your dream house!

In real estate, the spring is often seen as the ideal time to buy or sell a house. The term “Spring Buyers Season” exists for a reason, as renters and those looking to move on from their current home thaw out from the winter and hit the market ready to buy.

With home prices continuing to appreciate and mortgage rates increasing, home affordability will likely continue to slid...
10/11/2018
Dispelling the Myth About Home Affordability

With home prices continuing to appreciate and mortgage rates increasing, home affordability will likely continue to slide. However, this does not mean that buying a house is not an attainable goal - in most markets as it is less expensive today than during the 18-year stretch immediately preceding the housing bubble and crash.

We have all seen the headlines that report that buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in the last ten years, and those headlines are accurate. But, have you ever wondered why the headlines don’t say the last 25 years, the last 20 years, or even the last 11 years?

Had a wonderful time at our grandson's wedding this weekend! Congratulations Blayne & Kaitlin!
09/24/2018

Had a wonderful time at our grandson's wedding this weekend! Congratulations Blayne & Kaitlin!

Is the Real Estate Market Finally Getting Back to Normal?
09/20/2018
Is the Real Estate Market Finally Getting Back to Normal?

Is the Real Estate Market Finally Getting Back to Normal?

The housing market has been anything but normal for the last eleven years. In a normal real estate market, home prices appreciate 3.7% annually. Below, however, are the price swings since 2007 according to the latest Home Price Expectation Survey:

Enjoy the weekend with an extra day that honors workers that contributed to the strength, prosperity, laws & well-being ...
08/31/2018

Enjoy the weekend with an extra day that honors workers that contributed to the strength, prosperity, laws & well-being of our great country.

"Reality" Real Estate shows aren't necessarily "Real"
08/21/2018
5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained

"Reality" Real Estate shows aren't necessarily "Real"

Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there, watching entire seasons of “Love it or List it,” “Million Dollar Listing,” “House Hunters,” “Property Brothers,” and so many more all in one si...

The Net Worth of a Homeowner is 44x Greater Than A Renter!
08/20/2018
The Net Worth of a Homeowner is 44x Greater Than A Renter!

The Net Worth of a Homeowner is 44x Greater Than A Renter!

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. Their latest survey data, covering 2013-2016 was recently released.

Existing Home Sales Cooling Off This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]
08/10/2018
Existing Home Sales Cooling Off This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Existing Home Sales Cooling Off This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics Existing Home Sales Cooling Off This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC] 416shares 309 27 19 14 47 Some Highlights: According to the National Association of Realtors’ latest Existing Home Sales Report, sales in June were down 2.2% from last year. Inve...

The Wave of Millennial Homebuyers Continues to Swell
08/08/2018
The Wave of Millennial Homebuyers Continues to Swell

The Wave of Millennial Homebuyers Continues to Swell

Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as a part of attaining their American Dream.

What You Need to Know About the Mortgage Process [INFOGRAPHIC]
07/20/2018
What You Need to Know About the Mortgage Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

What You Need to Know About the Mortgage Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers What You Need to Know About the Mortgage Process [INFOGRAPHIC] 489shares 429 19 8 9 24 Some Highlights: Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%. You may already qualify for a l...

If you are thinking of selling your home, don’t underestimate the role a real estate professional can play in the proc...
07/03/2018
Why Should You Use A Professional to Sell Your Home?

If you are thinking of selling your home, don’t underestimate the role a real estate professional can play in the process. Give me a call at 920-639-0444, I'd love to help you sell your home!

When homeowners decide to sell their houses, they obviously want to get the best possible price for their home with the least amount of hassles along the way. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is actually getting their homes sold.

Mark D. Olejniczak Realty, Inc
06/29/2018

Mark D. Olejniczak Realty, Inc

Why Millennials are Choosing to Buy

How much would your children's opinion come into play when buying a new home?
06/13/2018
Parents Say Kids’ Opinions Matter Big When Buying a Home

How much would your children's opinion come into play when buying a new home?

A recent survey conducted by Harris Poll and released by SunTrust Mortgage found that “55% of homeowners with a child under the age of 18 at the time when they purchased their home said that the opinion of their offspring played a major role in their home buying decision.”

The difference between PRICE and COST ...
04/12/2018
The COST of Your Next Home Will Be LESS Than Your Parents' Home Was

The difference between PRICE and COST ...

There is no doubt that the price of a home in most regions of the country is greater now than at any time in history. However, when we look at the cost of a home, it is cheaper to own today than it has been historically. The Difference Between PRICE and COST The price of a home is the dollar amoun

2 Ways to Get the Most Money from The Sale of Your Home
04/02/2018
2 Ways to Get the Most Money from The Sale of Your Home

2 Ways to Get the Most Money from The Sale of Your Home

Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive the maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensure that you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a LITTLE LOW This may seem counterintuit

Freddie Mac: Rising Mortgage Rates DO NOT Lead to Falling Home Prices
03/22/2018
Freddie Mac: Rising Mortgage Rates DO NOT Lead to Falling Home Prices

Freddie Mac: Rising Mortgage Rates DO NOT Lead to Falling Home Prices

Recently, Freddie Mac published an Insight Report titled Nowhere to go but up? How increasing mortgage rates could affect housing. The report focused on the impact the projected rise in mortgage rates might have on the housing market this year. Many believe that an increase in mortgage rates will

Now is a great time to be "Moving on Up"! Thinking of making a change? Give me a call to get you in your perfect home!
03/15/2018
Moving up Is MORE Affordable Now Than Almost Any Other Time in 40 Years

Now is a great time to be "Moving on Up"! Thinking of making a change? Give me a call to get you in your perfect home!

If you are considering selling your current home, to either move up to a larger home or into a home in an area that better suits your current family needs, great news was just revealed. Last week, Trulia posted a blog, Not Your Father’s Housing Market, which examined home affordability over the l

Wondering how long it would take to save for a down payment? Maybe less than you think!
03/13/2018
You Can Save for a Down Payment Faster Than You Think!

Wondering how long it would take to save for a down payment? Maybe less than you think!

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long it would take to save for a down payment in each state. Using data from the United States Censu

Call me today for a free market analysis of your home!
03/02/2018
4 Reasons to Sell This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

Call me today for a free market analysis of your home!

Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available! Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a normal housing market. Perhaps the

Are you thinking of renting over buying? Read this first ...
02/27/2018
Is Now a Good Time to Rent?

Are you thinking of renting over buying? Read this first ...

People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks when it’s a good time to rent. Regardless, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to rent. The Census Bureau recently released their 2017 fourth quarter median rent numbers. Here is

Thinking of selling? Now is a great time! Buyer traffic is high! Give me a call today to find out what your home is wort...
02/26/2018
Latest NAR Data Shows Now Is a Great Time to Sell!

Thinking of selling? Now is a great time! Buyer traffic is high! Give me a call today to find out what your home is worth.

We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when demand for that item is high, and the supply of that item is limited. Two major reports released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed information that suggests that now is a great time to sell your house. Let’s look at t

Some tips on saving at the grocery store - without clipping coupons!
02/20/2018
Mark D. Olejniczak Realty, Inc

Some tips on saving at the grocery store - without clipping coupons!

Fill your cart without breaking the bank. #TipTuesday

Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying or Selling!
02/19/2018
Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying or Selling!

Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying or Selling!

Whether you are buying or selling a home it can be quite the adventure, which is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to achieving your ultimate goal. But in this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can ‘For Sa...

02/17/2018
HGTV

What do you think of this DIY rug?

Three cheers for this adorable rug! 📣👣

First comes love, then comes ....
02/14/2018
Which Comes First… Marriage or Mortgage?

First comes love, then comes ....

According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2017 at 57% of all buyers. It is no surprise that having two incomes to save for down payments and contribute to monthly hou

There is a low inventory of homes for sale across the country. Are you thinking of selling? Give me a call, I'll determi...
02/12/2018
14,904 Homes Sold Yesterday… Did Yours?

There is a low inventory of homes for sale across the country. Are you thinking of selling? Give me a call, I'll determine the right price & help you get your home sold quickly!

There are some homeowners who are patiently waiting to get the price they hoped for when they originally listed their houses for sale. Something these homeowners might want to take into consideration is the fact that if their homes haven’t sold yet, maybe they’re not priced properly. After all, ...

Debating selling your home yourself? Here are just a few reasons to hire a pro! Give me a call today!
02/09/2018
5 Reasons to Love Using A Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]

Debating selling your home yourself? Here are just a few reasons to hire a pro! Give me a call today!

Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional to guide you through the process of buying a home or selling your house can be one of the best decisions you make! They are there for you to help with paperwork, understanding the process, negotiations, and helping you with pricing (both when mak

What are your big plans for the Big Game?
02/02/2018
5 Reasons Homeowners Can Throw Better Super Bowl Parties! [INFOGRAPHIC]

What are your big plans for the Big Game?

Highlights: Watching the big game at home with your friends & family offers many advantages. There’s more room to entertain a large crowd and you don’t have to worry about complaints to your landlord if you cheer too loudly! The kitchen is big enough to make as many appetizers as you

Demand is HIGH & Supply is LOW - this may be the perfect time to get the best price for your home! Thinking of selling, ...
01/26/2018
If You’re Considering Selling, ACT NOW!!

Demand is HIGH & Supply is LOW - this may be the perfect time to get the best price for your home! Thinking of selling, give me a call today!

Definitely an aggressive headline. However, as the final data on the 2017 housing market rolls in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME! How did we finish 2017? New-home sales were at their highest level in a decade. Sales of previous

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01/23/2018

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Thinking about putting your home on the market? Give me a call! Now is the perfect time!
01/15/2018
Thinking of Selling? Now is the Perfect Time

Thinking about putting your home on the market? Give me a call! Now is the perfect time!

It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that will be a good strategy this year. The other listings that do come out in the sp

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