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By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Here's a glance at what is going on in the region: ~ Enjoy your corned beef and cabbage a little early this year at a fundraiser sponosred by the Orangeville Masonic Lodge. Come to Tammy Jo's Restaurant in Orangeville on Saturday for a seating at ...

By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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  All Rights Reserved.  Snow drops photographed a couple of years ago in early spring when the flowers were just beginning to bloom for the year.  These particular snow drops come from bulbs in our front yard flower bed in Monroe Wisconsin.  With the warm weather this week, I won't be surprised ...

By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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Keep it local. That is one of our core beliefs in business and life. Supporting local businesses keeps our local economy strong and vibrant. So, when we decided it was time for a new look for our business cards recently, we picked up the phone and called Adam Bansley over at Ideate Ink in Monroe....

By Scott Larson, SRES
(First Weber Hedeman Group )
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Scott Larson SRES | Towne Square Realty | 608-214-9844 2630 22nd Ave, Monroe, WI Elegance on the Golf course 3BR/3+1BA Single Family House offered at $344,900 Year Built 1988 Sq Footage 2,735 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 3 full, 1 partial Floors 2 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 12,512 sqft HOA/Maint $0 p...

By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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Today's market is a competitive one with a larger than normal inventory. The question for sellers today is how to make their home stand out from the competition? This video has some tips on this subject:

By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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We care deeply about people here in Cheese Country.  An example of this will be taking place in a couple of weeks here in Monroe.The Monroe Arts Center will be the site for a benefit concert for the children of Haiti.  The concert will feature a variety of local musicians, including Bill Rients o...

By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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When walking through a home, the eye-catching higher end details often stand out. Great hardwood floors. Solid surface counter tops. Wonderful paint colors. Garden tubs. Six panel, solid wood doors. Don't forget to ask about the things that are not as easy to see. Look for higher end upgrades in ...

By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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Yes, we are a day late with our Thing to Do this week. Sorry about that. Wednesday was a wild and crazy one around here! ~ If you missed Rainbow Fleece Farm's Cabin Fever event last weekend, you have another chance this weekend to check out the sheep and the fiber. Email Patty or call her at 608....

By Scott Larson, SRES
(First Weber Hedeman Group )
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Scott Larson SRES | Towne Square Realty | 608-214-9844 2664 19th street court, Monroe, WI Double Lot 3BR/1BA Single Family House offered at $88,900 Year Built 1920 Sq Footage 1,300 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 1 full, 0 partial Floors 2 Parking 1 Car garage Lot Size .403 acres HOA/Maint $0 per month DES...

By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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Our friend Jennifer over at Primitive Soul Art Studio in Monroe started the Shakespeare Project for youth a number of years ago. This project has grown into the non-profit group Shakespeare on the Edge, which we have mentioned often on this blog. SotE now includes not only the Shakespeare Project...

By Scott Larson, SRES
(First Weber Hedeman Group )
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 A factor to consider is that FHA is tightening their guidelines.  FHA is a loan program that has become increasingly popular over the last year.  Buyers only need a 3.5% down payment and minimum 620 credit score.  The Up Front mortgage insurance that is required is currently 1.75% of the loan am...

By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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Are you eligible for the $6500 tax credit? We covered the details in December, so take a look if you want to check. There are 73 days and counting left to get an accepted offer. You must have an accepted offer in place no later than April 30 and close on the home no later than June 30 in order to...

By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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Hold on to your hats! It is a busy weekend here in Cheese Country. The UW Alumni Club is meeting at Toffler's in New Glarus on Thursday evening at 8 to watch the UW Men's Basketball team play the Minnesota Gophers. If sports isn't your thing, come over to Minhas Brewery's Lazy Mutt Lounge on Thur...

By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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People have different criteria when it comes to choosing where to live.  For many parents, school district makes a huge difference.  In Wisconsin, there are certain inflexible rules that apply to where public school students may attend school. School districts are geographically drawn, and studen...

By Scott Larson, SRES
(First Weber Hedeman Group )
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Reminder that the clock is ticking.   $8,000 First-time Home Buyer Tax Credit at a Glance The $8,000 tax credit is for first-time home buyers only. For the tax credit program, the IRS defines a first-time home buyer as someone who has not owned a principal residence during the three-year period ...

By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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The days are growing longer, but we are still in the depths of winter here in Green County. Helping a home to have some curb appeal this time of year is a bit harder than in the summer months with gardens blooming, but it is still possible to do things to help. Clear your driveway, sidewalks and ...

By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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Photographed in rural Green County Wisconsin west of Clarno, July 2007 at friends' farm after we had a weekend project putting in solar panels for their electric car.  All rights reserved.  Have you found all the hidden pockets of green and alernative energy sources in Green County?  Probably no...

By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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Another week, another weekend to plan for. ~ Blackhawk Technical College has some interesting community education classes starting next week. Inspired Art, Drawing People, or Pen and Watercolor Fundamentals, Quickbooks, Access, Skype , or Social Networking, Cake Decorating, Meditation, Organic Ga...

By Scott Larson, SRES
(First Weber Hedeman Group )
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Surfing Wisconsin style!!! And we don't have to worry about shark bites just frost bite. From Scott Larson of Towne Square Realty in Monroe, Wisconsin “Your Realtor of the Region” E- Mail scott@greencountyhomeguide.com On the web at www.greencountyhomeguide.com I think you will be surprised how ...

By Brenda Carus
(Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate)
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Chocolate and Valentine's Day are a perfect pairing. Treat your sweetheart at a couple of local events this weekend! River Valley Trading Company in Blanchardville is having their 2nd annual Chocolate Tasting and Auction on Saturday afternoon. From 2 until 4, sample delicious and unusual chocolat...

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