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2018 1st quarter Market Statistics

As your neighborhood professional REALTOR®, The Birschbach Team takes great pride in knowing and consistently monitoring our local real estate markets.  As a service to you, we provide periodic sales statistics for area single family homes.  Below are the sales statistics for the first quarter of 2018 in Madison and a few of the larger […]

Apple Farmette……perhaps the Hard Cider business you have been dreaming about?

Pleasant Springs Orchard – A family run business with over 74 varieties of tree-picked apples sold at Dane County Farmers Markets. The 35.5 acre orchard produces a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, cider, apple butter, apple sauce & honey. This beautiful farmette has been lovingly cared for by a family for 40+ years. […]

Lead by Example

Every morning I listen to a webcast called Darren Daily…this morning’s message was about leading by example. Your children, friends, husband, wife, colleagues, clients etc. all spend time with you daily/weekly/monthly. Be intentional – work with a purpose – think about making your actions daily and in life count. I want to focus on doing […]

Did you know that Fitbit named Madison America’s Fittest City?

If you’re into biking, canoeing, kayaking, walking, or hiking this is the place to do it! Biking in Madison Kayaking In Madison Hiking Near Madison Famous Dane County Farmers Market Olbrich Botanical Gardens The UW Arboretum Wisconsin State Capitol Tours Have fun with the family at the Henry Vilas Zoo Sit on the Terrace at […]

The Hidden Costs of Selling a Home

Selling a House in 2018 Can Cost More than $5,000 or even $10,000+ From basic home prep projects like staging or carpet cleaning to closing costs, U.S. homeowners spend thousands of dollars in hidden costs to sell a house U.S. homeowners spend $18,342 on average to sell their home, according to Zillow® and Thumbtack’s 2018 […]

Your Listing’s Features do make an impact on Buyers

SEATTLE, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — While timing is certainly important, a home’s listing description can also have a significant impact on its final sale price. For-sale listings mentioning keywords like “steam shower,” “professional appliances” or “heated floors” can sell for up to 29 percent more than expected, according to Zillow’s 2018 Home Features that Sell analysisi. Zillow® analyzed […]

Make an impact . . . get involved with Land Conservation

About the Ice Age Trail About the Ice Age Trail More than 12,000 years ago, an immense flow of glacial ice sculpted a landscape of remarkable beauty across Wisconsin. As the glacier retreated, it left behind a variety of unique landscape features. These glacial remnants are now considered among the world’s finest examples of how […]

A recent survey shows . . .

A recent survey shows Baby Boomers want high speed internet and to live near grocery stores and hospitals. Over 90% said they plan to stay in their own home. Another poll found more than 70% of homeowners in their home for 10+ years aren’t moving because they like their home. Another 21% don’t want the […]

THE Wisconsin Union

Who does not Love the Wisconsin Union…..the outside Terrace is wonderful….here are more events to come:   UPCOMING EVENTS & MEMBER NEWS MARCH 26-30 – WHEELHOUSE STUDIOS Join Wheelhouse Studios for spring break painting happy hour and take advantage of a great “buy one get one free” deal on all canvases. LEARN MORE MARCH 15-17 – PERFORMING […]

Where are the Mortgage Rates today?

Current Mortgage Rates for DANE COUNTY, WI I hope you are having a great day! I’ve included below a selection of current rates for a few of our many products. I’d be happy to discuss options with you and your client based on their particular needs. Conforming Loan Type MI Type Interest Rate APR 5/1 […]