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2010 

The combined inventory for Dane County homes and condos is lower than the levels from last year. As of September 30th, a total of 4,811 Dane County home and condo listings are active on the South Central Wisconsin MLS, compared to 4,927 units on September 30th of 2009. Home inventory is well abov...
09/30/2010
I recently chatted with a professional photographer who creates photos, narrated video tours, and 180 degree panoramic views for real estate agents and their listings. We use him to create all of the visual media for our listings because the quality of his work can't be touched in our market. Our...
09/29/2010
When is the slowest time for real estate sales? In Dane County, the month with the lowest number of closings tends to be January. On the flip side the month with the highest number of closings tends to be June. Most closings occur 1 to 2 months after an offer is accepted. Given this the slowest t...
09/26/2010
Our clients have received seven accepted offers in the last two weeks, for properties ranging in price from $95,000 to $1,290,000. Every property received its offer because the seller made a conscious decision to "price it right". Buyers are pulling the trigger in this market. Many homes are not ...
09/26/2010
Project Home is sponsoring two free home maintenance classes in October. The first class, Fall Maintenance Tasks, is on Tuesday, October 5th from 6:00 to 7:30 PM. The second class, Weatherizing Your Home, takes place Tuesday, October 26th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. The Project Home Education Center is...
09/24/2010
With low interest rates, low prices, and some very motivated sellers, it's a great time to learn about home ownership by attending one of Madison's no-spin home buyer seminars. The Dane County Housing Authority is sponsoring a free first-time home buyer class on Saturday, September 25th, from 8:3...
09/22/2010
Early Saturday morning my family and I were awoken to the sound of golf ball-sized hail pounding our home. Here's a picture of some hail pieces we collected from outside our front door (the coin you see in this picture is a quarter).   The upside of this is some home sellers on the west side of M...
09/21/2010
With foreclosures filings continuing to mount at historically high levels, and with home and condo sales lagging, the Dane County distressed property index is now above .26 - a new high for our market. We expect the index to climb higher in the next few months based on the trends we're experienci...
09/19/2010
These days it seems most people in real estate are telling you it's a great time to buy. We don't make that claim. Although for many people it is a good time to buy, for others it is clearly not. Ultimately the decision to buy is a personal, discretionary choice. A buyer will buy when she feels s...
09/19/2010
With over 55 months of inventory in the Dane County luxury home market (homes priced at $800,000 and above), the luxury home segment is truly a buyer's market. So how do you make a luxury home stand out in this highly competitive environment? Here are some ideas from our new $1,290,000 Shorewood ...
09/18/2010
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