December 11, 2016 – Charming Monroe Street!

December 11, 2016 – Charming Monroe Street!

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One of my favorite neighborhoods is Madison's historic Monroe Street area! Located on the near west side of Madison, Monroe Street is bordered by a beautiful historic neighborhood and conveniently near UW Madison's Camp Randall Stadium, Henry Vilas Zoo, Edgewood...

November 19, 2016 – Mid-Century Modern Love!

November 19, 2016 – Mid-Century Modern Love!

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Mid-century modern architecture flourished from 1945 to the 1980s. Diy network and HGTV tells us that mid-century modern homes were constructed out of new ideas, mindsets and a forward-thinking style. Key elements include:Flat planes. The geometric lines of the house...

October 22, 2016 – The Mighty Burr Oak

October 22, 2016 – The Mighty Burr Oak

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A burr oak tree or quercus macrocarpa is a large deciduous tree that can grow up to 100 feet tall. One of the most massive oaks had a truck diameter of up to 10 feet. This tree is one of the slowest-growing oaks. However it commonly lives to be 200 to 300 years old...

August 29, 2016 – Home Buying During the Fall Season

August 29, 2016 – Home Buying During the Fall Season

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Almost every time I meet with a new buyer the question “when is the best time to buy?” comes up. This question can be difficult to answer because the motivation behind each home purchase is different. Realtor.com helps to articulate why fall might be a great...

July 27, 2016 – The Dog Days of Summer

July 27, 2016 – The Dog Days of Summer

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Summertime, for those of us in Madison, means hanging out at the Union, boating on Lake Monona and spending as much time as possible on decks and patios. As we maximize our time outdoors it can be too much for our pups. Here are Cesar Millan’s top 10 tips for...

June 25, 2016 – Home Trends, Having it All!

June 25, 2016 – Home Trends, Having it All!

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Each year many articles are written about the most popular home features or what buyers are most often looking for in their new home. Some of these items change over time. But year after year, many of the same trends make the list. These commonly requested features...

May 30, 2016 – Summertime in Madison!

May 30, 2016 – Summertime in Madison!

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Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kick off to Summer! So it seems like a great time to consider the top 10 Summer activities in Madison. TravelWisconsin.com provides the following ideas:Monona Terrace:Featuring rooftop dining, the popular Lake Vista Café...

April 8, 2016 – Monona, a strong and thriving community!

April 8, 2016 – Monona, a strong and thriving community!

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Monona is a great place to live, work and visit! The City of Monona and MESBA websites provide interesting statistics on what makes this community so desirable. Monona is located within the heart of Madison. It is home to over 7,500 residents. These residents enjoy...

​March 31, 2016 – Spring is here!

​March 31, 2016 – Spring is here!

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March 31, 2016 - Spring is here!The calendar says it is Spring! However in Madison Spring can mean 70 degree days, snow, rain and mud. So as we wait for Spring flowers and patio parties here is your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist provided by Houzz.com.1. Clean...

February 19, 2016 – Visit Historic Evansville

February 19, 2016 – Visit Historic Evansville

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Are you thinking of living in a smaller community that is near larger metropolitan areas? Consider Evansville! The Evansville Area Chamber website describes the family-friendly city of just over 5,000 residents as a great place to live, work and conduct business....