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Madison and Fitchburg Open Houses 4/23/17

We have two great homes in Fitchburg and on the west side of Madison open on Sunday 3/19/17 12:00 – 2:00. If you are in the market for a home, take a few hours on Sunday and come check these out. 1 Payson Ct. Madison, WI (click link for more photos) THIS HOME NOW HAS AN Read More

Verona Home Sales Statistics – March 2017

It’s that time of year again, the time when the Spring real estate market goes crazy! Currently we are seeing very low inventory in Verona and around the Madison area. There are only 34 available homes for sale in Verona, and 194 that have sold in the past year. This equates to only 2.1 months Read More

$100,000 Donated!

As I finish up our year end accounting and tax prep, I discovered something… A donation made for the last sale of 2016 based on our charity of the client’s choice program combined with the 4th quarter donation from our brokerage charity program we hit a huge milestone! We have now donated over $100,000 to Read More

Agents! Give Yourself a Raise! Stop Paying Your Broker Too Much!

Are you an experienced real estate agent with an established business working for a big name brokerage? If so, how much of your commission is your broker keeping every year? How much are they charging you in fees every month? Yes, some of the big names have a few helpful services and software packages, but Read More

Buyer, In a Seller’s Market, How to Compete

It’s tough for buyers out there! There’s limited housing inventory, and appropriately priced, well prepared homes are receiving multiple offers within days (sometimes even hours) on the market. As a buyer, there’s a few things you can do to beat your competition. Adapt your schedule - When a house is hits the market, you may need Read More

3 New Listings – Open Sunday 3/19 – Verona, Belleville, Fitchburg

In the past 3 days we have posted 3 brand new listings ranging from $234,900-$324,900. All of them have open houses on Sunday 3/19/17 12:00 – 2:00. If you are in the market for a home, take a few hours on Sunday and come check these out. 96 Green View Dr. Belleville, WI Price: $234,900 Read More

What is my property worth?

I’m sure you’ve seen the automated valuation tools that you can find on Zillow, Realtor.com, and even a few agent’s websites. These tools are okay if you want to get a rough ball park idea of your house value. However, they are only as good as an algorithm can calculate based on property records data. Read More

Beat the Spring Competition – Now Is a Great Time to Sell

Most people don’t think about selling their house until the sun is shining, the snow has melted, and it’s 70 degrees outside. While it’s true the peak month in Dane county for home closings is June, we always see a significant jump in closings in March, and the number continues to rise into April. In Read More

2016 Madison Area Housing Prices

There’s no question 2016 was a great year for real estate in Wisconsin. Here’s a first look at the numbers. According to the Wisconsin Realtors Association (WRA) as of January 1 2017, the median home sale price in 2016 statewide was $165,000. This is a 5.8% increase over 2015. Roughly 81,000 houses sold in the Read More

Homeowner Wealth Vs Renter Wealth

In the current political climate, there is a great deal of talk about wealth inequality in America. While I fully agree there are some struggling people that need help (and should be helped), I also think that our country is one of great opportunity where an ambitious person can choose to create wealth. In a Read More

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