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By Mark Gladue, Mark Gladue
(Liz Lauer & Associates)
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Weekend schedules are filing up fast but there still are events one should make time for.  The weather may not be perfect but it’s Wisconsin and we love it anyway.    Since the weather has warmed up it’s time to get that vegetable garden planted that you’ve wanted to do for years. Most greenhouse...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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Open House in Madison - Sunday 6-8-2014 1:00-3:00 P.M. 5113 Camilla Rd, Madison, WI 53716 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1956Sq Footage: 1781 sqft.Bedrooms: 4 BedsBathrooms: 1.5 BathParking: 1 GarageLaundry: In Unit Property Type: Single Family House DESCRIPTION Nice four bedroom home in a quiet Eastsid...

By Mark Gladue, Mark Gladue
(Liz Lauer & Associates)
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The two-year-old casual dining spot Gates & Brovi sits on the corner of Monroe and Glenway, across the street from Lake Wingra. It’s further west than Monroe’s two main commercial hubs, which means that for some in Madison, it may seem out of the way. But that’s also what makes Gates & Brovi the ...

By Mark Gladue, Mark Gladue
(Liz Lauer & Associates)
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This weekend is Memorial Day weekend. One of the most emotional National Holidays our Nation celebrates. Formerly known as Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who died in the Civil War. After several more wars it was rename...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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Just Sold! 4509 Tennessee Trl, Madison WI 53704 Madison Wisconsin houses for sale We are happy to announce the sale of another Rock Realty listing located in Madison, Wisconsin. This was a successful transaction for everyone involved! Congratulations to the new buyers & Michael Collins, broker fo...

By Mark Gladue, Mark Gladue
(Liz Lauer & Associates)
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The 1st week of May is here, and weather be damned, we think it's time to get out and have fun. Fairs, Festivals, Art Shows and live music are booked through out the Spring and Summer. Get out this weekend no matter the weather and enjoy Madison and its surrounding communities. Polka Music?Yes! M...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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Open House in Madison - Sunday 4-27-2014 1:00-3:00 P.M. 5113 Camilla Rd, Madison, WI 53716 $185,000 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1956Sq Footage: 1781 sqft.Bedrooms: 4 BedsBathrooms: 1.5 BathParking: 1 GarageLaundry: In Unit Property Type: Single Family House DESCRIPTION Nice four bedroom home in a qui...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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Just Sold! 5817 Oxbow Bend in Madison, Wisconsin We are happy to announce a recent home closing in Madison. It was a pleasure helping this buyer find such a wonderful Madison home that truly fits her needs. Congratulations to our agent Bethany Alexander and the new home buyer, Allison! We hope y...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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 4 Bedroom Madison Ranch for Sale 5113 Camilla Rd, Madison, WI 53716 $185,000 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1956Sq Footage: 1781 sqft.Bedrooms: 4 BedsBathrooms: 1.5 BathParking: 1 GarageLaundry: In Unit Property Type: Single Family House DESCRIPTION Nice four bedroom home in a quiet Eastside neighborho...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for February of 2014. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say: For the second straight month, home sales dropped as Wisconsin recorded its coldest winter in decades according to an analysis of February housing marke...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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Exciting News! FHA Is Allowing People that Suffered through Recent Economic Hardships to Apply for a Home Loan with the FHA Back to Work Program. photo credit: Daquella manera via photopin cc In the not so distant past people had to wait 3 years or more after suffering through a financial hardshi...

By Luke Skar, www.MadisonMortgageGuys.com
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Staying away from something that seems good is a crazy idea, right? Nobody willingly avoids an extra day of vacation or a chance to eat one of their favorite meals. However, too many prospective home buyers avoid using a USDA Rural Housing mortgage. The reason is actually ironic; many people thi...

By Mark Gladue, Mark Gladue
(Liz Lauer & Associates)
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Even long time Madison veterans and the hippest of the hip haven’t heard of this little-known gem in the heart of Madison’s downtown. The Pinckney Place condos are perfect for discerning homeowners who crave a lavish oasis in the center of the action. Homeowners young and old will adore the spaci...

By Mark Gladue, Mark Gladue
(Liz Lauer & Associates)
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We are thankful to announce that Chet Droessler is joining the Forward Realty Group team. Chet has already enjoyed great success as a realtor in the Madison market and his knowledge of the area neighborhoods is second to none. Read more about what makes Chet great below and remember that we are s...

By Mark Gladue, Mark Gladue
(Liz Lauer & Associates)
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Buying a Condo in Madison   I get asked a lot of the same questions whenever I take a new client out to view condos. Living in a condo is a completely different lifestyle for most and so there are certain things to consider when making the choice between condo or single family home. Here are just...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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2013 – 2014 Home Maintenance Class ScheduleBrought to you by Project Home CLASS DATE TIME LOCATION Attics, Basements & Crawlspaces 11/13/2013 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. 1966 S. Stoughton Rd.Madison, WI 53716 General Heating System Maintenance 11/20/2013 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. 1966 S. Stoughton Rd.Madison, WI 53...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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How to properly evaluate a potential investment property photo credit: Håkan Dahlström via photopin cc Life is full of sayings that seem contradictory at first.  Expressions like “a chain is only as strong as its weakest link” and a “team is only as good as its worst player” seem to make no sense...

By Mark Gladue, Mark Gladue
(Liz Lauer & Associates)
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If people want the true east side experience of Madison, there is no better neighborhood to look for a home in than the Williamson Marquette area. A variety of grand Victorian houses, newer condos, two flats and recent Queen Anne style homes populate the neighborhood, but it’s the quality of the ...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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Just Sold! 1817 Anhalt Dr, Madison Wisconsin 53704 We are happy to announce a sale for another Madison Wisconsin Rock Realty home seller! This home was the perfect little tri-level on Madison's East Side. The buyers got a great price on this bank accepted short sale. Congratulations to the buyers...

By Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto
(*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*)
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The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for August of 2013. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say: Home sales and median prices both grew at a healthy pace in August, continuing the hot real estate market in Wisconsin. Existing home sales were up 13.7 p...

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