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October Sales Stats – Dane County & Verona

Every fall the real estate market calms, both in terms of sales and median prices. You can clearly see the seasonal cycles in the Median Price Annual Comparison chart below. This is partly due to less buyer demand this time of year, and partly due to fewer high end homes hitting the market in the Read More

Prices and rates are higher, why are we seeing bidding wars again?

Last month I wrote about the winter slowdown and year end statistics. I wrote things would keep moving quickly, but buyers might have some easier opportunities. Unfortunately for buyers, that didn’t last too long with the market heating up faster than I expected with the pre-Spring market. Our last couple of listings saw multiple offers Read More

2022 Real Estate Market Summary and What’s to Come For 2023

The early half of 2022 was fueled with extreme bidding wars and buyer competition driving prices up 9.5% statewide and 9.7% in Dane County and the Madison area.  The latter half of the year (especially the 4th quarter) had a significant slowdown due to rising interest rates and lower affordability. Even though prices were up Read More

2017 Dane County Home Sales Statistics

2017 was a great year to own real estate! Here’s a first look at the 2017 numbers. Zillow reports that nationwide property values were up 6.7%. According to the Wisconsin Realtors Association (WRA) as of January 1, median prices in Wisconsin were up 5.8% and Dane county prices were 7.3% over 2016. The number of 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

Madison Area Housing Appreciation

It’s been a seller’s market which means that the inventory of homes available is low in comparison to the number of homes that have sold.  In many cases when a good home at an appropriate price comes on the market, buyers are competing for that home. This is putting upward pressure on prices, and as Read More

We’ve Got Buyers! Are You Thinking of Selling Your House?

This Spring is starting out wild and crazy in the real estate business. There is a shortage of good housing inventory. Six out of the last seven buyers we’ve written offers for have been in competing offer situations, and three out of the last 5 listings we’ve done have had multiple offers within a couple Read More

As A Seller, How Do I Handle Multiple Offers?

It’s a seller’s market in the Madison, Middleton, and Verona area right now and things are very active. We’ve run into the multiple offer situation on our last 3 house listings. This is a good thing, but also a very confusing scenario for a seller. Make sure you have someone helping you who knows how Read More

Price Reduced! 33 Crystal Ln. Madison, WI

Welcome Home!! Wonderful 3 bedroom has room for everyone! Family room with wet bar, gorgeous stained glass window and cathedral ceilings, has a deck ready for grilling out. Nearly 100% fenced yard boasts blooming Jack in the Pulpits, female Hops, lilacs, roses, trillium, horseradish, garden and more! Fresh paint and carpet, along with roof from Read More

Open Houses Sunday 10/27/13

We have two new listings with open houses this Sunday. Both listings are brand new on the market and a great value. 212 2nd Ave New Glarus, WI  $134,900 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1 car with 1792 SF. Click here for more info or stop by to see it for yourself between 11:00 and 1:00. Read More

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