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2009 

Listing success rates for the Dane County Commercial market were at or above 24% during the first 6 years of the decade. Success rates then decreased in 2006, 2007 and 2008. That trend continued in 2009. As of November 30th, the listing success rate over the prior 12 months was 6.8%. Comparing th...
12/31/2009
A quick heads up for first-time home buyers in Dane County: The first UW Credit Union Home Buyer Seminar of the new year is scheduled for Tuesday, January 12th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. The seminar is free and open to the public. UWCU offers a number of additional seminars covering other financial to...
12/29/2009
The Loraine Condominiums offer a truly unique experience in Downtown Madison. With over 90% of all units sold, several condos across a variety of price ranges are available for purchase, starting at $299,900.  One of the reasons Shawn Kriewaldt and I are excited about our new listing is the histo...
12/23/2009
Here are three great reasons to start your home search with a mortgage pre-approval. A mortgage pre-approval helps you focus your search on homes that you can afford. A pre-approval adds more weight to your offer to purchase, and helps you in the event that other buyers are competing for the same...
12/22/2009
Approximately 24% of the home and condo sales in Dane County are related to foreclosure, according to the Distressed Property Index we developed earlier this year. The November index decreased slightly from the index level in October. The November index decreased because home and condo sales have...
12/20/2009
June is typically the highest volume month for closings in our market. In a "normal" year we would recommend putting your home on the market by March 1st. This date ensures your home gets plenty of exposure to all of the buyers that begin to come out of the woodwork in the late winter and early s...
12/19/2009
We have 5 newer web sites built off the DaneCountyMarket.com platform which focus on real estate in Verona, Middleton, Fitchburg, Sun Prairie and Waunakee. One of the nice things about each of these sites is it's now very easy to find the local homes and condos for sale in each location.  For exa...
12/14/2009
Our preliminary statistics from the South Central Wisconsin MLS are in for the month of November, and the headline is not a typo. Dane County home and condo sales jumped from 212 in November of 2008 to 479 last month, an increase of 126%. November's median price for Dane County homes and condos w...
12/14/2009
We recently wrote about net operating income (NOI), which is the cash that remains after accounting for all revenues and expenses related to a property's operations. Note loan payments are not considered operating expenses; they do not contribute to the expenses that are used to determine NOI. Ho...
12/10/2009
Foreclosures were up again in Dane County, increasing from 127 in November of 2008 to 157 last month. November marked the 32nd straight month of year-over-year foreclosure increases in Dane County. For our full foreclosure report, you can check out the economic trends page at DaneCountyMarket.com...
12/09/2009
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