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This graph shows national monthly condo sales (excluding homes) started to decrease on a year-over-year basis in January of 2006. That trend continued until June of 2009, when condo sales increased for 13 straight months (thanks to the tax credits). Sales are declining once again now that all of ...
When it comes to single family home sales, very close. This graph shows the monthly year-over-year change in U.S. home sales (excluding condos) dating back to January of 2005. U.S. monthly home sales started to decline in November of 2005. That trend continued for the most part until the tax cred...
A picture is worth a thousand words, especially when it comes to home inspections. When an inspector finds an issue, a seller can become defensive. The seller may doubt the inspector's finding, but a picture will clearly document the issue and help everyone (buyer and seller) better understand th...
"Existing home sales climb 10% in September" is the headline from this Market Watch article about the latest National Association of Realtors existing home sales report. This headline and many others like it suggest September was a strong month for real estate, but that's hardly the case. Existin...
The Madison Metropolitan School District has a very useful "find your school" search tool on the Parents page of the district web site. Let's suppose you're interested in knowing the elementary, middle and high school for 5422 South Hill Drive on Madison's west side. Here's what you do: 1) Go to ...
The market varies a lot by location, price range and type of real estate. This chart shows how the market varies by real estate type. It's a buyer's market across all forms of real estate, and buyers will continue to gain more leverage as we approach the slowest time of the sales year. Dan Miller...
We are beginning to approach the slowest time of the year in our market. For many sellers, if an offer doesn't arrive in the next few weeks, this most likely means several more months of marketing time at a minimum. For the sellers that do receive an offer, an effective and simple way to evaluate...
We've designed to be a resource for anyone who wants to learn more about real estate in South Central Wisconsin. The most popular tool on our web site is our Market Snapshot Report. People love it because it provides real-time information from the South Central Wisconsin MLS,...
With foreclosures filings continuing to mount at historically high levels, and with home and condo sales lagging, the September Dane County distressed property index was 27.8% - a new high for our market. For our full distressed property index report, check out the economic trends page at www.Dan...
UW Credit Union has published its eight educational article to the home loan page at This article explains how adjustable and fixed-rate mortgages work, including the advantages and disadvantages of each. The full UWCU library of articles includes the following: Saving for a...

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