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Monthly Archives: February 2021

    Selling or Buying a Home? Hire a Real Estate Agent!

    By ~ HomeTeam4U ~ | February 22, 2021

    When it comes to selling or buying a house, there are so many directions to start. While some choose to do it on their own, that can lead to many issues and missed inspection checks—leading to more anxiety and unnecessary spending. Therefore, it is highly recommended to hire a real estate agent. To reduce the... Read More

    Is A 20% Down Payment On A Home Necessary?

    By ~ HomeTeam4U ~ | February 18, 2021

      Buying a home is often one of the most expensive endeavors one will take throughout their life, so it’s not surprising that saving for a down payment remains a major hurdle for many Americans on their path to homeownership. But although a 20 percent down payment is considered ideal, it’s not actually as common... Read More

    Why Madison is a Great Option for Retirees

    By ~ HomeTeam4U ~ | February 17, 2021

    Thinking about where you’d like to settle for your golden years? Choosing a new city for your retirement is an exciting time. You can base your decision on the things that make you happy rather than focusing on being close to work or considering where to raise a family. If Madison, WI isn’t already on... Read More

    Should You Rent or Buy a Home?

    By ~ HomeTeam4U ~ | February 14, 2021

    A good chunk of folks may think buying a home is the only option–especially when you have a family. Sometimes though, renting a home might be a better option. This post goes over the factors for each and hopefully helps you decide if renting or buying is your move. Maybe even help friends or family... Read More

    Who Pays for the Appraisal?

    By ~ HomeTeam4U ~ | February 11, 2021

    Before you buy or sell a home it is key to know who pays for what and how much the payment is. This post goes over the appraisal. Definition: Appraisal is the estimation of a property’s value. The value includes factors such as location, structural condition, recent sales in the local area, and amenities. Process:... Read More

    When Do I Need a Building Permit for Home Improvements? 

    By ~ HomeTeam4U ~ | February 5, 2021

    When it’s time to remodel or make improvements to your home, you may wonder when you need a building permit. How do you determine which remodels and renovations require permits? Find out Below! Home Improvement Projects that Require a Permit The general rule of thumb is that structural, electrical, plumbing or mechanical work will require... Read More

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