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 5117 Shorecrest Drive Click HERE to view the virtual tour. Opportunity knocks for the savvy Buyer! MLS# 1632685. Friendly Middleton neighborhood, very special setting. Seriously, check out the screen porch and back yard overlooking endless NATURE! Master suite with enormous closet. Big, solid ho...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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Besides new clients, referrals, online presence, a great education and great friends from all over the country, blogging on ActiveRain can be deliciously satisfying as well. I had grabbed a bite to eat at Villa Dolce  in downtown Middleton with a friend last night. When we had finished we wanted...

By Tim Peterson, Realtor Safety Training Classes
(Wisconsin Realtor Safety and Concealed Carry Classes)
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Saturday April 16 1pm – 3pm Sponsored by the Middleton Jaycees-great they are doing it in the afternoon-the kids can do one in the morning at other places Lakeview Park (East Shelter) - 6300 Mendota Ave Middleton, WI Easter egg hunt for the kids

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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This morning I received a phone call from a man in California who has Lakefront property in Wisconsin.  He was a wee bit panicky about registering his pier with the Wisconsin Department of National Resources before the right-around-the-corner April 1, 2011 deadline. He had come across my post on ...

By Tom Meyer, Broker
(Restaino & Associates)
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The cool thing about living in Wisconsin: when the Packers win the Super Bowl, everyone gets a trophy. A woman from Oregon got my attention on Wednesday evening. She was calling from a IMX Advertising to sell Google Search placement. How many of these calls do we get weekly? For years I have said...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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  Middleton Wisconsin Market Report for January 2011.  Nine single family homes sold in Middleton Last month and that compares to five sold in January of 2010.  Here is a chart of these homes as found on the South Central Wisconsin MLS.    One Single  Family Home Sold in Middleton Wisconsin in Ja...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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 A very exciting Super Bowl to be sure! And the Packers pulled it off with a 31 to 25 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers!     The most unique professional football team in the country.  Rachel Maddow tells you why and honors the Green Bay Packers.  This from her MSNBC show.   

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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    One- and two-family dwellings need smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms are required in Wisconsin as of February 1, 2011,  There are Wisconsin requirements for both smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms in almost all one- and two-family dwellings, regardless of the building's age. The ne...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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                                                                Now these are some pretty chiily cherubs on this frozen fountain on Hubbard Avenue in Middleton Wisconsin.  I took this in the autumn at the first freeze before the fountain was drained.  Now, it just looks like a dry empty fountain...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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This weekend, as we attend multiple gatherings of screaming fans to watch the Packers vs the Bears this Sunday, I estimate that we are collectively going to gain an average of two pounds each in Wisconsin with all the beer, chips and dips and brats and potato salad and, more beer with a grand tot...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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        Trust me.  Unfortunately,  that phrase has such bad press due to blatant misuse.  It's not just because of those old time fast talkers who could hypnotize a crowd into paying their last nickle for a Magic Elixer, or politicians who promise to lower taxes, or used car salesmen.  It is too...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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There are so many ways to give back to your community. Once you overcome the inertia, I think the hardest part is figuring out how to spend your volunteer time.  Here are some of the organiztions for which I volunteer.  It is so rewarding and makes such a difference in so many lives. 1) For the p...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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The change of seasons brings fresh ways to view the same place.  It makes you pay attention when you would have just driven by, immersed in your own thoughts.  In Middleton Wisconsin, ice skates are being pulled out of storage, toboggans waxed.  We are ready for the 6 to 10 inch winter storm warn...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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Curb appeal: it is different in the wintertime in colder climates such as the greater Madison Wisconsin area and throughout the Midwest and Northeast.  Besides cutting the grass for the last time and removing dead annuals and adding fresh layers of mulch all over your gardens (you have already do...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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During this holiday season, I am working on two transactions for buyers with multiple lending challenges:  appraisal issues and FHA and Freddie Mac balancing acts, We are keeping it together with the excellent help from Matt Horabik, Mortgage Consultant from South Central Mortgage Solutions, LLC ...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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Tis the season to be jolly. Are you buying a new home in Middleton Wisconsin or the greater Madison Wisconsin area? You will feel much more jolly if you follow these handy do's and don'ts during the loan process for purchase of your new house. Don't be naughty or it will be much harder for Santa ...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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No Time to Make a Pie?  How About a 4 Ingredient Pumpkin Cake?   Four Ingedient Pumpkin Cake. Now that's my kind of cake! Are you running around crazily, already cooking up a storm but thinking you need one more dessert?  I am missing my children and dear sweet grandchildren and grand-dogs this T...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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 "I can't find Willy Street on the map of Madison Wisconsin." "Oh yeah.  That's because it is a street with a nickname.  The street is Williamson Street, but everyone calls it Willy Street." And nearly everyone, unless they live down a rabbit hole,  knows Willy Street Co-op. Anya Firszt, General...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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The emphasis is on people, small town life and a strong sense of Community in  Middleton Hills, a unique neighborhood located in the City of Middleton. Front porches are featured as well as smaller friendlier streets, walking paths and plenty of Greenspace.  You have to walk to get your mail, and...

By Barbara Chatterton, Greater Madison Wisconsin Area Realtor
(The Stark Company Realtors, Madison WI)
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  Are You Being A Mugwump In Middleton Wisconsin?                     Answers.com provides this definition: "Sitting on the fence" is "mugwump" - someone who sits uselessly "on the fence" of indecision, with their "mug" on one side and their "wump" on the other side.  Do you find yourself in need...

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