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By Art Blanchet, Stranger in a Warm Land
(On the Outside Lookin' In)
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30 June 2007 - Madison, Wisconsin (If you haven't heard of THE SECRET, you will soon. THE SECRET refers to a few things - a website, a movie, a book, and a life-changing paradigm of self-fulfillment - all available at www.TheSecret.TV. The principles contained in the website and its outstanding v...

By Darren Kittleson, CRB, SRS, RENE-Madison WI
(Keller Williams Realty)
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I spent last night sitting in the Dane County Board of Adjustment meeting regarding an appeal that has been filed to a variance request I had been granted in February regarding construction on 2 platted buildable lots.  My case has highly publicized and incredibly politically charged.  Here are j...

By Real Estate Guy in Madison, Wisconsin, Real Estate Guy
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Splendid Highlands Neighborhood, 3 blocks from West High School.  Offer Accepted 7-26Here is your chance to acquire a piece of Highlands history with this 90 year old home.  The beauty of this is that it has been very lightly worn and little changed so there are many wonderful original features.W...

By Real Estate Guy in Madison, Wisconsin, Real Estate Guy
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When Range pricing first came to Madison Wisconsin, I shied away from it.  I did get a good background on it was too new in the market to be acceptable.   Now it is well known but it has really not been used to it's full extent.  Now, in a slower market, I have embraced it almost totally.  After ...

By Art Blanchet, Stranger in a Warm Land
(On the Outside Lookin' In)
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20 June 2007 - Madison, WisconsinWell, they like us in Canada anyway - but we weren't their first choice.  We forgive them.A few weeks back Bill Quigley and I were interviewed by Vanessa Chris from Canadian Mortgage Professional Magazine about YHYM for an article they were writing on the use of t...

By Darren Kittleson, CRB, SRS, RENE-Madison WI
(Keller Williams Realty)
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It's amazing that on a weekly basis we've had the pleasure of discovering yet another great place to dine on Madison's East Side.One of the most recent is the aptly named "Cloud 9 Grille" located at 876 Jupiter Drive in the Grandview Commons subdivision.Since it's discovery just 3 short weeks ago...

By Real Estate Guy in Madison, Wisconsin, Real Estate Guy
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Ridgewood neighborhood, Madison Home for sale.  Immaculate, bright, cheery, cul-de-sac Ranch,  Check out Our Virtual Tour The inside greets you with the warmth of a natural gas fire, beautiful wood floors, open vaulted living space, and lots more.  Located on the East side, close to major trafic ...

By Real Estate Guy in Madison, Wisconsin, Real Estate Guy
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Vilas Area, Bay Creek Neighborhood, 1 block to the Zoo, Arboretum & St Mary's Hospital. Walk, bike or scoot everywhere.This delightful bungalow home, has gorgeous hardwood floors, through out,   A wonderful cozy living/dining area   Re- modelled kitchen and new appliances!!   Add in 2 nice bedroo...

By Darren Kittleson, CRB, SRS, RENE-Madison WI
(Keller Williams Realty)
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We had the pleasure last night of having dinner at Madison's newest Mexican restaurant "El Pescador".  What a treat!This new treasure has opened in the past 2 weeks in the location formerly housing "Las Palmas" at 2810 E. Washington Avenue.  The interior hasn't changed much but the food was wonde...

By Darren Kittleson, CRB, SRS, RENE-Madison WI
(Keller Williams Realty)
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There's been rumor that the Smart car was coming to the states.  I finally saw my first Smart on the highway while stuck in traffic yesterday.It had Canadian license plates so I'm guessing it isn't here yet.I remember being enamored by this car on my first trip to Paris a few years ago.  How conv...

By Art Blanchet, Stranger in a Warm Land
(On the Outside Lookin' In)
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25-29 May 2007 Madison, WisconsinGas prices are up!  Memorial Day is here!  Summer begins in America, heralded by the World's Largest Brat Fest!Little did I know when I moved to Wisconsin a half-decade ago that I'd be participating the event that makes even the greediest cardiologist flinch!  BRA...

By Art Blanchet, Stranger in a Warm Land
(On the Outside Lookin' In)
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16 May 2007 - Madison, Wisconsin#12 Mortgage Title 101 w/Ben Smaglick - Getting the BasicsEncore performances from Your Home-Your Money Mortgage Talk RadioDescription: Why on earth do we need Title Insurance?! Ben Smaglick, Wisconsin Business Development Manager for First American Title Company j...

By China Crowell
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"If your clothes, shoes and car look better and cost more than where you rest your head at night, please make a visit to China..."Just a note on what I'm seeing out here in the Dane County with the young folks, and yes I'm one of you to an extent...The process of getting the keys to your own pers...

By Real Estate Guy in Madison, Wisconsin, Real Estate Guy
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The figures are for sales of single family homes in Madison in quarters, homes priced between $100,000 and $500,000    20062007Jan-MarApr-JunJul-SepOct-DecJan-MarAprEastHomes Sold29937726719121810Days on Mkt7258658190List Price202207212208199Sold Price 199204207202193WestHomes Sold429541288275267...

By Darren Kittleson, CRB, SRS, RENE-Madison WI
(Keller Williams Realty)
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One of my relaxation items is to attend live theater either locally or throughout the world.  I have the chance to see theater in the West End of London, Broadway, Las Vegas, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington D.C. and even here in Madison.On Friday night we attended a production of "Urinetown...the Mu...

By Real Estate Guy in Madison, Wisconsin, Real Estate Guy
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 3 monthly sales data, comparisons (Figures extracted from SCWMLS.)Jan/March 2006  306 Sold:  69 DOM:  Ave list price $204K:  Sale Price $203KOct/Dec 2006191 Sold:  81 DOM:  Ave list price $208K:  Sale Price $202KJan/Mar 2007173 Sold:  94 DOM:  Ave list price $199K:  Sale Price $192KThis info is ...

By Art Blanchet, Stranger in a Warm Land
(On the Outside Lookin' In)
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12 April 2007With the April 17th Federal Income Tax deadline looming as a reminder, "taxes" in all forms moves to the forefront of our minds.  Property tax in particular is becoming a major issue in Florida (although I think insurance should).  No one is certain as how to get rising taxes under c...

By Real Estate Guy in Madison, Wisconsin, Real Estate Guy
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This is an unbelievable deal for anyone selling a home unrepresented in the Madison Area.Get a free web site to display your home.   Yes, a free site. You can create your own site, place photos, description and sales details and promote to buyers.  In turn, buyers can request showings online too....

By Real Estate Guy in Madison, Wisconsin, Real Estate Guy
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I  love the old greasy spoon diner.  One of the ones I loved to stop at was Bev's on East Wash (For those outside of Madison this is East Washington is the main traffic flow through to the capital from the East.  It was a pretty seedy area and the restaurant and location and decor matched. Now it...

By Art Blanchet, Stranger in a Warm Land
(On the Outside Lookin' In)
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4 April 2007                                                                                                                                             Reprinted form Tom Domin's Mortgage Marketing Toolkit article pages.  As some of you may have figured out, I like Tom and his advice, tools, and...

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