Homes Still Sell During the Holidays

I had to take some new clients out last week to look for a home.  They’re moving into the Madison, WI area to be closer to family and are ready to buy a house now.  The problem is that it’s October and they just can’t find what they’re looking for.  Their expectations and price range […]

Staging Vacant Homes is Essential

I often tell my sellers how important staging is, particularly when the home is vacant.  Sometimes the sellers have extra furniture and it’s an easy task but often times it’s not which then leads to a discussion about furniture rental and a professional staging service.  Of course, having a vacant home is already an expensive […]

Preparing Your Home for a Photo Shoot

Most buyers’ first exposure to your home will be via pictures on the internet. High quality photographs mean the difference between a quick sale or languishing on the market with few showings. I utilize a professional photographer for all of my listings and the quality of the photographs is amazing. This makes it even more […]

The Offer Process

The Offer The process begins with the “Offer to Purchase Contract”. This is a legal document which, if accepted by both you and the buyer, binds the sale and begins the closing process. Keep in mind that many times it’s dealing effectively with the myriad of details that help to ensure an a smooth transaction. […]

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