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Design Mistakes to Avoid With New Homes

Source: www.realtor.org Link to Article   When building new, home buyers may be overwhelmed at the abundant choices and then suddenly find themselves in a designer role for their new home. Denver interior designers Lita Dirks and Tony Crasi, Akron, Ohio–based custom builders, offer up some of the biggest mistakes new buyers make as they […]

2/25/16 Condo Market Update for the Greater Madison Region

Madison Metro Condo Listings as of February 25th, 2016: Greater West Madison Metro Area: 358 Active Condo Listings $0 – $199,999: 132 listings compared to 132 last week $200,000 – $299,999: 65 listings compared to 63 last week $300,000 – $399,999: 66 listings compared to 64 last week $400,000 – $499,999: 50 listings compared to […]

Your New Buyer: The Landlord Parent

Source: www.realtor.org Link to Article   Parents are increasingly helping their adult children financially purchase a home, finding themselves in a new role going from parent to landlord. College graduates struggling to pay rent or save up for a down payment in high-cost metros are turning to their parents for help. Parents are buying up […]

2/23/16 Single Family Market Update for the Greater Madison Region

Madison Metro Single Family Listings as of February 23rd, 2016: Greater West Madison Metro Area: 632 Active Single Family Listings $0 – $199,999: 43 listings compared to 41 last week $200,000 – $299,999: 159 listings compared to 153 last week $300,000 – $399,999: 147 listings compared to 147 last week $400,000 – $499,999: 136 listings […]

2/18/16 Condo Market Update for the Greater Madison Region

Madison Metro Condo Listings as of February 18th, 2016: Greater West Madison Metro Area: 353 Active Condo Listings $0 – $199,999: 132 listings compared to 131 last week $200,000 – $299,999: 63 listings compared to 52 last week $300,000 – $399,999: 64 listings compared to 61 last week $400,000 – $499,999: 49 listings compared to […]

Quicken Loans Super Bowl Ad: No, This Isn’t Housing Apocalypse 2.0

Source: www.realtor.org Link to Article Quicken Loans’s Super Bowl ad has sparked rumblings over whether we should worry about a new housing bubble. “What if we did for mortgages what the Internet did for buying music and plane tickets and shoes?” a narrator says. The 60-second spot then opines about how Quicken’s new product, called the “Rocket […]

2/16/16 Single Family Market Update for the Greater Madison Region

Madison Metro Single Family Listings as of February 16th, 2016: Greater West Madison Metro Area: 609 Active Single Family Listings $0 – $199,999: 41 listings compared to 42 last week $200,000 – $299,999: 153 listings compared to 154 last week $300,000 – $399,999: 147 listings compared to 143 last week $400,000 – $499,999: 127 listings […]

2/11/16 Condo Market Update for the Greater Madison Region

Madison Metro Condo Listings as of February 11th, 2016: Greater West Madison Metro Area: 338 Active Condo Listings $0 – $199,999: 131 listings compared to 119 last week $200,000 – $299,999: 52 listings compared to 50 last week $300,000 – $399,999: 61 listings compared to 61 last week $400,000 – $499,999: 50 listings compared to […]

2/9/16 Single Family Market Update for the Greater Madison Region

Madison Metro Single Family Listings as of February 9th, 2016: Greater West Madison Metro Area: 600 Active Single Family Listings $0 – $199,999: 42 listings compared to 46 last week $200,000 – $299,999: 154 listings compared to 143 last week $300,000 – $399,999: 143 listings compared to 146 last week $400,000 – $499,999: 122 listings […]

Questions to Ask When Considering a Condo

Source: www.realtor.org Link to Article   Condominiums, townhomes, and properties located within a homeowner association offer certain perks, but it’s important to consider them in your decision process. How much storage is available? Some properties include storage lockers, but there may not be attics or basements to hold extra belongings. How’s the outdoor space? Your […]