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Monthly Archives: November 2014

    Another home sold! 3204 Thornton Ave., Janesville, WI 53548

    By Jennifer Stauter | November 30, 2014

    Another home sold!  3204 Thornton Ave., Janesville, WI  53548 A beautiful home sold – $128,800 Location, Location, Location!! This quiet subdivision is located close to a park, bike trail and Hwy 11 bypass for an easy commute to Madison, Rockford or Milwaukee. Kitchen features: pantry, snackbar, all appliances and a spacious dining area. Two living... Read More

    A Madison, WI Short Sale Succeeds by Staying On Top of Delays

    By Jennifer Stauter | November 22, 2014

    According to the National Association of Realtors®, across the nation, short sales and foreclosures accounted for about 10% of sales in September—down from 15% a year earlier. Seventy percent of those were foreclosures, leaving the remaining 30% as short sales. For bargain-hunters who wish to take advantage of one of the remaining Madison, WI short... Read More

    For Madison, WI REALTORs®, a Playbook That’s Constantly Changing

    By Jennifer Stauter | November 20, 2014

    When I think of the term ‘marketplace,’ the first mental image that comes to mind is of a local farmer’s stand or of one of those community farmers’ markets where you get the old-fashioned experience of picking through the offerings of local farmers and bakers. The goods may not be as inexpensive as you’d wish,... Read More

    3 Ways to Boost Curb Appeal for Madison, WI Home Buyers

    By Jennifer Stauter | November 19, 2014

    Home buyers’ first impressions are visual, and a flawed exterior will turn them away faster than a two-hour wait time at a family restaurant. Madison, WI curb appeal is the same as it is anywhere: when ‘curb appeal’ becomes ‘curb repel,’ the outcome to expect is at best offer numbers lower than they should be.... Read More

    Just sold! 1408 Danbury Bay, Waunakee, WI 53597

    By Jennifer Stauter | November 7, 2014

    Just sold!  1408 Danbury Bay, Waunakee, WI  53597 Beautiful home sold – $414,900 Stunning 3800+ sq/ft remodeled 2-story nestled on an absolutely gorgeous lot w/towering trees, garden pond & extensive gardens! Beautiful new granite kitchen w/stainless steel appliances & backsplash! Family rm w/frplc, front office & living rm w/silk carpet! Rich crown molding & 6... Read More

    5 Questions a Madison, Wisconsin Tenant Should Ask Their Next Landlord

    By Jennifer Stauter | November 5, 2014

    You’re about to close a deal to become a tenant in Madison, Wisconsin. The landlord seems like a straight shooter and the place is a joy: immaculate and welcoming. Now all that’s left is to wait for the landlord’s okay after an evaluation of you as the new Madison, Wisconsin tenant, right? Well, not quite.... Read More

    Common Sense Points to Buying a Home over Renting

    By Jennifer Stauter | November 4, 2014

    Despite what just feels like the right answer, buying a home in Madison, Wisconsin can be significantly cheaper than renting one. It’s one of those rare cases where, if you stop and make common sense judgments about the factors at play, the ‘just feels like’ conclusion is the opposite of the one common sense leads... Read More

    Fantastic Home Sold! 3382 Sandy Lee Ln., Madison, WI 53718

    By Jennifer Stauter | November 3, 2014

    Fantastic Home Sold!  3382 Sandy Lee Ln., Madison, WI  53718 Sold this home for a great price – $236,500 Over 5 Acres! Transform this 4 Bedroom, 3 Full bath Tri-level home into a fabulous show place. Open floor plan, living room has lights of windows with beautiful stone wood burning fireplace. Master suite includes a... Read More

    HomeTeam4U Sold Another Home! 2106 Teal Dr., Madison, WI 53711

    By Jennifer Stauter | November 2, 2014

    HomeTeam4U Sold Another Home!  2106 Teal Dr., Madison, WI  53711 We sold another great home!  $195,000 Well maintained Meadowood ranch. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath and updated kitchen on main level. Finished lower level with family room, office & hobby room. Natural light from great windows & skylight. Cheerfully painted recently plus newer water softener &... Read More

    The Clutter Effect on Appraised and Perceived Madison, Wisconsin Values

    By Jennifer Stauter | November 1, 2014

    Whenever you read up on important aspects of selling a home, the word ‘clutter’ keeps popping up everywhere (if you doubt that, just Google “clutter”—this morning, I got 7 ½ million entries!). Most elements that go into selling a home are self-explanatory—since Madison, Wisconsin homeowners have by definition been through the process of buying at... Read More

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