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Kitchen Design – What’s in, what’s out

Styles have changed since the last time you updated your kitchen. Here’s a cheat sheet to what’s in and what’s out in kitchen design. Out: Tuscan and country styles In: Contemporary and transitional styles Out: Traditional cabinets with ornate detail In: European-style frameless cabinets Out: Countertop microwaves In: Steam ovens Out: Red, bronze, and terra-cotta […]

6/26/14 Condo Market Update for the Greater Madison Region

Madison Metro Condo Listings as of June 26th, 2014: Greater West Madison Metro Area: 474 Active Condo Listings $0 – $199,999: 252 listings compared to 251 last week $200,000 – $299,999: 64 listings compared to 64 last week $300,000 – $399,999: 66 listings compared to 67 last week $400,000 – $499,999: 43 listings compared to […]

6/24/14 Single Family Market Update for the Greater Madison Region

Madison Metro Single Family Listings as of June 24th, 2014: Greater West Madison Metro Area: 1070 Active Single Family Listings $0 – $199,999: 114 listings compared to 118 last week $200,000 – $299,999: 306 listings compared to 309 last week $300,000 – $399,999: 233 listings compared to 233 last week $400,000 – $499,999: 173 listings […]

Keep up with the latest home remodeling trends

Thinking of remodeling your home instead of selling and find a new home? Home remodeling may have taken a backseat during the recession, but not anymore. With the desire to improve our homesteads come a bunch of new and exciting trends. 1. Modern Kitchens Not so long ago, remodeled kitchens had a rustic feel with […]

Owners remain underwater in spite of home equity on the rise

Several reports are showing home equity holdings are booming. In fact, home owners’ equity holdings at the end of the first quarter amounted to $10.8 trillion – the highest amount since late 2007, according to Federal Reserve reports. However, if home prices rise about 5 percent in the next year, researchers from CoreLogic estimate an […]

6/19/14 Condo Market Update for the Greater Madison Region

Madison Metro Condo Listings as of June 19th, 2014: Greater West Madison Metro Area: 477 Active Condo Listings $0 – $199,999: 251 listings compared to 251 last week $200,000 – $299,999: 64 listings compared to 70 last week $300,000 – $399,999: 67 listings compared to 63 last week $400,000 – $499,999: 44 listings compared to […]

6/17/14 Single Family Market Update for the Greater Madison Region

Madison Metro Single Family Listings as of June 17th, 2014: Greater West Madison Metro Area: 1076 Active Single Family Listings $0 – $199,999: 118 listings compared to 121 last week $200,000 – $299,999: 309 listings compared to 308 last week $300,000 – $399,999: 233 listings compared to 227 last week $400,000 – $499,999: 171 listings […]

6/12/14 Condo Market Update for the Greater Madison Region

Madison Metro Condo Listings as of June 12th, 2014: Greater West Madison Metro Area: 481 Active Condo Listings $0 – $199,999: 251 listings compared to 239 last week $200,000 – $299,999: 70 listings compared to 71 last week $300,000 – $399,999: 63 listings compared to 63 last week $400,000 – $499,999: 47 listings compared to […]

6/10/14 Single Family Market Update for the Greater Madison Region

Madison Metro Single Family Listings as of June 10th, 2014: Greater West Madison Metro Area: 1075 Active Single Family Listings $0 – $199,999: 121 listings compared to 125 last week $200,000 – $299,999: 308 listings compared to 306 last week $300,000 – $399,999: 227 listings compared to 220 last week $400,000 – $499,999: 178 listings […]

6/5/14 Condo Market Update for the Greater Madison Region

Madison Metro Condo Listings as of June 5th, 2014: Greater West Madison Metro Area: 473 Active Condo Listings $0 – $199,999: 239 listings compared to 251 last week $200,000 – $299,999: 71 listings compared to 77 last week $300,000 – $399,999: 63 listings compared to 63 last week $400,000 – $499,999: 50 listings compared to […]