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Where are the mortgage rates?….They are ticking UP

Current Mortgage Rates for DANE COUNTY, WI Conforming Loan Type Interest Rate APR 5/1 ARM Conforming 4.000% 4.746% 30-yr fixed Conforming 4.375% 4.402% VA 30-yr fixed 4.375% 4.487%   Jumbo Loan Type Interest Rate APR 7/1 ARM Jumbo 3.500% 4.349% 30-yr fixed Jumbo 4.125% 4.127%

What are we seeing in 2019 for home updates before we Sell?

As a real estate broker, I always get excited to see a new home.   All interiors are unique to a seller’s style.   And we all want our homes to be “in style”….in 2018 we were starting to see gold fixtures in the new construction homes (not all but with some of the builders/designers that stay […]

6271 Summit View Dr.

$519,900 Open Sunday Feb 10th: 1-3

The Birschbach Team’s 2018 3rd quarter housing statistics

We are all wondering what is going to happen to the real estate market in 2019.  All in all do not expect much to change for 2019….the rates may continue to rise but no huge jumps.  Even though the Democrats will have the majority of the control in the House  and the Republicans have increased […]

Is it time to replace appliances in your home?

Are you aware in the average American household almost half of the annual energy bill goes to heating and cooling – more than $900 a year!  Make the smart choice and choose appliances and other energy-saving devices that not only help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions but also  make a difference in the environment for your […]

Rising interest rates cost homeowners an extra $1,416 per year

Interesting Article posted by Zillow today: The Federal Reserve has raised short-term interest rates three times this year, causing mortgage rates to climb to over 5 percent currently, some of the highest levels seen in nearly a decade. As a result, the cost of borrowing has risen — putting an even greater strain on buyers who are already […]

4305 Redtail Pass – SOLD for $521,000

My wonderful sellers just closed on their Northlake home. They now live mowing and snow shoveling Free in a beautiful condo. Call me today if you have interest in selling your home and /or transitioning to a more simplified Life!

Where is the Real Estate Market today?

No fail every year the housing market starts a steady balancing act in July…..and then in August the consumer starts to take note.  By September, the sellers are asking why their homes are not moving.   Remember sellers are expecting multiple offers within days, and yes, that still maybe the case in the under $200,000 to […]

Have you checked your Boat?

Dane County Declares Slow, No Wake Restriction for Lake Mendota, Monona and Waubesa For more information contact: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/21/2018 Issued By: County Executive View only releases from County Executive                                                          Slow, No Wake Orders Effective Immediately   Due to recent heavy rainfall, Dane County is declaring a slow, no wake for entire surface of […]

Gluten-Free Pancakes

A RECIPE FOR YOU Maple Grove Farms Healthy Pancakes I am continuously looking for good gluten-free recipes. I tried these pancakes this past weekend for our family and the Pancakes turned out fabulous.   Dry Ingredients:  Maple Grove Farms Pancake Mix 2 Cups of the flour mix •2 level tsp baking soda Wet Ingredients: •1.5 […]