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6271 Summit View Drive….Quarry Vista House near Verona

The exterior doors are finally getting painted today!…..THANK YOU for the 60 degree temps today. This lovely home will be hitting the MLS tomorrow and open this coming Sunday Noon to 3:00.

House Colors…..the easiest way to Love a Home Again

I just spent hours at a home trying to help determine the best paint color prior to listing the house.   The seller really loves the new clay tones but the trim in the house was oak (with orange undertones!)……All said and done, we decided to paint the entire house  a very elegant neutral color.    […]

Houses are selling in the COLD!

What happened in real estate in the final quarter of 2018? Microsoft Word – 2018 Annual Real Estate Sales Rpt Do we expect to see the Spring market of 2019 to follow the face paced sellers market we have experienced in the last four years?   I just posted two homes to the MLS and one […]

Interest rates have Dropped

Todays Rates have dropped: 7 Year Jumbo ARM** 4.125% 30 Year Fixed Rate** 4.375% 15 Year Fixed Rate** 3.875% Home Construction Loans** 2.490%  

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 […]