Madison, WI Real Estate News

By Frank Pabon, USDA, FHA, Appleton Home Loans 920-319-5368,
(Hartford Financial Services - Wisconsin Mortgage Lender)
Wisconsin FHA Streamline program available for Madison residents in Dane County!   This Wisconsin FHA Streamline program will allow you to easily lower your mortgage interest rate and payment. Mortgage Interest Rates are at record lows!   If you currently have an FHA mortgage you can start saving $75 to $275 a month!   Our Wisconsin FHA Streamline program does not require an appraisal, requires minimal documentation, has little to no fees, and allows you to skip one month mortgage payment.   Do not delay! Dane County residents call me today at 920-623-9242 or email me at fpabon@wi-mortgage.com to start your Wisconsin FHA Streamline refinance process.
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By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
The SMART Way to Buy Your First Short Sale Buying a short sale in Madison Wisconsin is quite common right now. The impact of the financial recession has resulted in numerous foreclosures and has left some people with no option but to sell their home for less than the mortgage balance. Buying a Madison area Wisconsin short sale will require a bit of patience and a smart plan. Understanding the Short Sale Obviously, the best reason to buy a short sale is for the savings. Most of these properties are discounted as much as 20% off the market price. Buyers can save a considerable amount of money by negotiating the right deal with a motivated seller. However, a good price should only be one consideration. There are other things for the buyer to be aware of such as: * In order to get a contrac...
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By Dan Miller, Helping you Buy and Sell in Madison, Wisconsin
(RE/MAX Preferred, Madison, Wisconsin)
This video shows you how to find foreclosures for sale in Madison, Dane County and South Central Wisconsin. Here we list the foreclosures for sale, including bank-owned and short sale properties, for 90 different local communities.  Our foreclosure search includes single family homes, condos, and multifamily real estate. Just click a link and our search tool displays an up-to-date list of properties. It’s that easy. Try it yourself at DaneCountyForeclosureSearch.com.  Provided courtesy of Dan Miller, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty and www.DaneCountyMarket.com   www.HowWeHelpYouSell.com   www.HowWeHelpYouBuy.com   www.OurRecentSales.com   www.SearchDaneCounty.com   www.DaneCountyForeclosureSearch.com  
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By Dan Miller, Helping you Buy and Sell in Madison, Wisconsin
(RE/MAX Preferred, Madison, Wisconsin)
This video shows you an easy step-by-step on how you can follow the real estate market in your neighborhood using our market snapshot tool. With our Market Snapshot tool, you will receive regular updates on current listings and recent sales in your area.  This tool works for Madison, Dane County and South Central Wisconsin. You will receive market updates every 4 weeks.  A great way to stay in touch with the market in your area. Try it yourself at DaneCountyMarketSnapshot.com. Provided courtesy of Dan Miller, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty and www.DaneCountyMarket.com   www.HowWeHelpYouSell.com   www.HowWeHelpYouBuy.com   www.OurRecentSales.com   www.SearchDaneCounty.com   www.DaneCountyForeclosureSearch.com    
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By Dan Miller, Helping you Buy and Sell in Madison, Wisconsin
(RE/MAX Preferred, Madison, Wisconsin)
This video shows you where you can find our Easy-to-Use Real Estate Search Tools for Dane County and Madison, WI. SearchDaneCounty.com and DaneCountyMarket.com make it easy for you to search for homes, condos, foreclosures and upcoming open houses.  You can also track your favorite properties, save your search settings and receive email updates when new listings hit the market. Check out our search tools at SearchDaneCounty.com and DaneCountyMarket.com.    Provided courtesy of Dan Miller, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty and www.DaneCountyMarket.com   www.HowWeHelpYouSell.com   www.HowWeHelpYouBuy.com   www.OurRecentSales.com   www.SearchDaneCounty.com   www.DaneCountyForeclosureSearch.com    
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By Dan Miller, Helping you Buy and Sell in Madison, Wisconsin
(RE/MAX Preferred, Madison, Wisconsin)
Now you can search for Waunakee WI condos by building at DaneCountyMarket.com. Our search includes condos in all of these Middleton condominium projects: Ashlawn Condominiums Castle Oaks Creekside Hanover Place Kearney Crossing Lighthouse Bay Oak Creek Prairie Condos Six Mile Creek Steeplechase Condo Westbriar WestshireVillageatThelake   We have the same easy search options for condo projects in Waunakee and all of Dane County at www.DaneCountyMarket.com.   Provided courtesy of Dan Miller, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty and www.DaneCountyMarket.com www.HowWeHelpYouSell.com www.HowWeHelpYouBuy.com www.OurRecentSales.com www.SearchDaneCounty.com www.DaneCountyForeclosureSearch.com
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By Dan Miller, Helping you Buy and Sell in Madison, Wisconsin
(RE/MAX Preferred, Madison, Wisconsin)
Now you can search for Sun Prairie WI condos by building at DaneCountyMarket.com. Our search includes condos in all of these Middleton condominium projects: Athletic Way Broadway Drive Condo Brownstone Buckingham Square Cannery Square Carriage Homes Charleston Condos Gardens of Gateway Gateway Village Glacier Crossing Golden Meadows Heritage Homes Condo Hickory Meadows HKR Condominium Kings Mountain Condo Lexington Green Meadow Crossing Prairie Stone Prairie Towne Pro Condominium Selkirk Drive Condo Stoneridge Village Sunfield Street Talon Place Talon View Condo The Brownstone The Savana The Uplands Condo Tri Condominium Uplands Condo Villas at Meadow Crossing Voyager Weybridge Condominium Will Power Wood Violet Woodland Crossing Wyndham Hills Wyndham Prairie   We have the same easy sea...
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By Dan Miller, Helping you Buy and Sell in Madison, Wisconsin
(RE/MAX Preferred, Madison, Wisconsin)
Now we make it easy to search for Sun Prairie homes for sale by neighborhood at DaneCountyMarket.com. You'll find all of our easy-to-use search tools on our real estate search menu - over 30 in all. Here are the Sun Prairie neighborhood/subdivision searches we've created for your use: Angell's Subdivision Benz Acres Benz Plat Blooming Meadows Bristol Gardens Brooks Ridge Cardinal Crest Carriage Hills Chase-Feuling Add East End Emerald Terrace Gardens at Willow Brook Gateway Glacier Crossing Golden Meadows Granite Way Hickory Grove Hill Crest Park Historic Water Tower Neighborhood Hunter's Ridge Lenzville Lexington Green Liberty Square Meadow Crossing Memorial Heights Oak View  Original Plat Pheasant Run Prairie Enterprises Prairie Homes Prairie Ridge Prestige Country Oaks Renstone Royal...
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By Dan Miller, Helping you Buy and Sell in Madison, Wisconsin
(RE/MAX Preferred, Madison, Wisconsin)
The October Dane County Distressed Property Index was 22.3% - down from a value of 31.5% in October of 2011 - and up from 21.8% the previous month. The index rose slightly from September due to a jump in foreclosure filings during the first half of this year.  Our data tracks back to January of 2006, when the index stood at 5%. Note from the graph below the index had grown steadily over time as Dane County foreclosure filings increased greatly, peaking in 2010. If you are interested in purchasing a distressed property, we have five foreclosure search tools to assist you with your bank owned (REO) and short sale property search. All five tools are available on ourproperty search menu as well as our foreclosures menu at DaneCountyMarket.com. Dan Miller, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty and...
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By Dan Miller, Helping you Buy and Sell in Madison, Wisconsin
(RE/MAX Preferred, Madison, Wisconsin)
Dane County foreclosures decreased in October, the third straight month to register a year-over-year decrease in filings. October foreclosure filings decreased by 5.7% from the number of filings registered in October of 2011, according to data maintained by the Wisconsin Circuit Court. A total of 99 new foreclosures were filed in October compared to 105 filings a year ago.  Wisconsin foreclosure filings increased slightly, by 2.3% from the number of filings registered a year ago. A total of 1,918 new foreclosures were filed in October compared to 1,875 in October of 2011. The graph below shows the number of monthly Dane County foreclosure filings dating back to January, 2005. October was the fourth month in the last 10 to register a year-over-year decrease in filings.   This graph shows...
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By Dan Miller, Helping you Buy and Sell in Madison, Wisconsin
(RE/MAX Preferred, Madison, Wisconsin)
Dane County housing starts increased from 37 in October of 2011 to 67 this October, an increase of 81%. As the graph below shows, Dane County year-to-date housing starts through October moved from 528 in 2011 to 667 in 2012, an increase of 26%.  You'll find our full Dane County housing start report on the Market Trends menu at DaneCountyMarket.com. Dan Miller, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty and www.DaneCountyMarket.com www.HowWeHelpYouSell.com www.HowWeHelpYouBuy.com www.OurRecentSales.com www.DaneCountyMarketSnapshot.com www.SearchDaneCounty.com www.DaneCountyForeclosureSearch.com
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By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
The Wisconsin housing statistics are now in for October of 2012. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors Association (WRA) had to say: “There is no doubt that October was a very strong month for sales, which followed a more moderate pace of growth in September, so it may be that some of the sales typically seen in September spilled over into October this year,"  said Renny Diedrich, chairman of the WRA board of directors. She noted that the pace of growth in September was 6.1 percent, but that the combined sales of September and October were up 17 percent compared to those same months in 2011. “While it’s tempting to focus on the magnitude of the increase last month, I think the more important point is that prices have been consistently increasing since March of this year,” ...
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By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
Home Values in Madison, WI 53706About Madison Wisconsin From Wikipedia:Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2011, Madison had a population of 236,901.[2] making it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 81st largest in the United States.  Madison is located in the center of Dane County in south-central Wisconsin, 77 miles (124 km) west of Milwaukee and 122 miles (196 km) northwest of Chicago. The city completely surrounds the smaller Town of Madison, the City of Monona, and the villagesof Maple Bluff and Shorewood Hills. Madison shares borders with its largest suburb, Sun Prairie, and three other communities, Middleton, McFarland and Fitchburg. The city's boundaries also approach the villages of V...
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By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
Home Values in Madison, WI 53705About Madison Wisconsin From Wikipedia:Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2011, Madison had a population of 236,901.[2] making it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 81st largest in the United States.  Madison is located in the center of Dane County in south-central Wisconsin, 77 miles (124 km) west of Milwaukee and 122 miles (196 km) northwest of Chicago. The city completely surrounds the smaller Town of Madison, the City of Monona, and the villagesof Maple Bluff and Shorewood Hills. Madison shares borders with its largest suburb, Sun Prairie, and three other communities, Middleton, McFarland and Fitchburg. The city's boundaries also approach the villages of V...
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By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
Home Values in Madison, WI 53704 From Wikipedia:Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2011, Madison had a population of 236,901.[2] making it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 81st largest in the United States.  Madison is located in the center of Dane County in south-central Wisconsin, 77 miles (124 km) west of Milwaukee and 122 miles (196 km) northwest of Chicago. The city completely surrounds the smaller Town of Madison, the City of Monona, and the villagesof Maple Bluff and Shorewood Hills. Madison shares borders with its largest suburb, Sun Prairie, and three other communities, Middleton, McFarland and Fitchburg. The city's boundaries also approach the villages of Verona, Cottage Grove, D...
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By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
Home Values in Madison, WI 53703 From Wikipedia:Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2011, Madison had a population of 236,901.[2] making it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 81st largest in the United States.  Madison is located in the center of Dane County in south-central Wisconsin, 77 miles (124 km) west of Milwaukee and 122 miles (196 km) northwest of Chicago. The city completely surrounds the smaller Town of Madison, the City of Monona, and the villagesof Maple Bluff and Shorewood Hills. Madison shares borders with its largest suburb, Sun Prairie, and three other communities, Middleton, McFarland and Fitchburg. The city's boundaries also approach the villages of Verona, Cottage Grove, D...
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By Dan Miller, Helping you Buy and Sell in Madison, Wisconsin
(RE/MAX Preferred, Madison, Wisconsin)
Here's a look at October Dane County home sales from a historical perspective. Dane County single family home sales accelerated in October. The 343 Dane County home sales recorded in October were 57% higher than the 218 home sales in October of 2011, representing the the highest sales total for any month of October since 2005, when 375 home sales were recorded. With increased demand and less supply, this year is shaping up to be the best year for sellers in at least 5 years.     Here's a review of October Dane County condo sales from a historical perspective. The total of 93 Dane County condo sales recorded in October was 50% higher than the 62 condo sales from October of 2011. Condos sales last month were the 2nd highest amongst all months of October in the last 5 years. Here's how Oct...
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By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
Open House in Madison WI, Sunday November 4th from 11-1 1626 Kings Mill Way #310, Madison WI$119,900 (Short Sale)  Spacious 2 bedroom unit with a walk-out balcony from living room and bedroom. Large walk-in closet with room for a computer desk. 2 parking stalls in the heated garage are deeded with this unit. Priced to sell. Short Sale Condominium.   Features: Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Home Size: 1,340 sq.ft. Garage: 2 Property Type: Condo, Townhome Year Built: 2002 MLS Number: 1667782 Property Highlights: • Walk-In Closet • 2 Full Baths • Walk Out to Porch • Heated Parking • 2 Parking Spots • Lots of Space • Ceiling Fans  
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By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
Home Values in Madison WI 53719 From Wikipedia:Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2011, Madison had a population of 236,901.[2] making it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 81st largest in the United States.  Madison is located in the center of Dane County in south-central Wisconsin, 77 miles (124 km) west of Milwaukee and 122 miles (196 km) northwest of Chicago. The city completely surrounds the smaller Town of Madison, the City of Monona, and the villagesof Maple Bluff and Shorewood Hills. Madison shares borders with its largest suburb, Sun Prairie, and three other communities, Middleton, McFarland and Fitchburg. The city's boundaries also approach the villages of Verona, Cottage Grove, De...
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By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
Home Values in Madison WI 53718 From Wikipedia: Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2011, Madison had a population of 236,901.[2] making it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 81st largest in the United States.  Madison is located in the center of Dane County in south-central Wisconsin, 77 miles (124 km) west of Milwaukee and 122 miles (196 km) northwest of Chicago. The city completely surrounds the smaller Town of Madison, the City of Monona, and the villagesof Maple Bluff and Shorewood Hills. Madison shares borders with its largest suburb, Sun Prairie, and three other communities, Middleton, McFarland and Fitchburg. The city's boundaries also approach the villages of Verona, Cottage Grove, D...
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