January 29, 2016 – Ice Dams!

January 29, 2016 – Ice Dams!

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The National Association of Realtors has provided some great tips about reducing ice dams that can create some real problems on our homes.For those of us living in colder climates, such as Madison, it is wise to prepare. Accumulations of ice form at a roof’s edge and...

​November 21, 2015 – New WHEDA product for Vets

​November 21, 2015 – New WHEDA product for Vets

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This month features our guest blogger Aaron Waldron, Mortgage Loan Originator at Wisconsin Bank and Trust.Great news! There is a new home financing program available to our amazing Veterans! The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority(Wheda) has just...

​October 12, 2015 – Running Routes in Madison!

​October 12, 2015 – Running Routes in Madison!

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Fall is a great time to be a runner in Madison. The temperatures have cooled off and the scenery is absolutely breathtaking! Madison offers so many fantastic running routes. Below are a few to consider including in your training schedule.Madison Arboretum: A favorite...

​September 11, 2015 – Resources for First Time Home Buyers

​September 11, 2015 – Resources for First Time Home Buyers

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If you are thinking about purchasing your first home, you might be feeling emotions of excitement and intimidation. You might be thinking - “how do I get started? who can I trust? what don’t I know about the process”. Home buyer education sessions are a great way...

​August 20, 2015 – Tips for moving day!

​August 20, 2015 – Tips for moving day!

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The process of moving can be a real pain! To help alleviate some of that stress, rismedia has compiled a list of clever shortcuts that will ease the burden of packing before (and unpacking after) a move.1. Find Freebies – Forget buying boxes. Pick up free ones...

July 30, 2015 – Check Out a Madison Area Farmer’s Market

July 30, 2015 – Check Out a Madison Area Farmer’s Market

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Do you know that you can find a Farmer’s Market every day of the week in and around Madison? Below is a schedule to consider. The season is in full swing and right now is a great time for sweetcorn, cherries, blueberries, apples, eggplant, garlic, kohlrabi and much...

​May 26, 2015 – Condo Living is Easy like Sunday Morning!

​May 26, 2015 – Condo Living is Easy like Sunday Morning!

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When it's time to buy, many buyers ask the question: single-family house or condo? Below are some of the perks to picking a condo:LocationMany condominiums are built in popular areas, so if you want to be in the heart of a city, or within walking or biking distance to...

April 10, 2015 – The Joys of Outdoor Living!

April 10, 2015 – The Joys of Outdoor Living!

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Does your dream outdoor living space include a pergola? A pergola is a beautiful addition to any yard or garden. It is more substantial than an arbor but less confining than a gazebo. A pergola may be a simple overhead structure attached to the back of your house or it...