• Haunted History in Madison

    When you think of “Haunted Towns” Madison, WI might not be on the top of your list. It turns out though, that Madison has a pretty interesting history, with some spooky and mysterious ghost stories to go along with it. The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co. The downtown location of the Great Dane Pub and Brewing Co, located at 123 E Doty St, has many reported ghostly encounters. The former location of the Fess Hotel, which stood for 130 years and stabled horses in its basement, may be the source of many present day encounters. From pool cues falling from the wall by themselves, to in-house phone lines ringing…

  • Staging Tips to Get Your Home Sold This Fall

    If you’re selling your home this Fall, you’re likely aware that home sales start to slow down this time of year. Any edge that you can get over your competition will matter, and that’s where staging comes in. Buyers want to “connect” with a home when they see it for the first time. Staging can help you create that connection and get more offers on the table. Start at the curb… Everyone’s heard the term “curb appeal” before, but very few sellers understand the importance of it. Your home’s appearance from the outside is the first impression that buyers will get when they see your home. If you have dead…

  • Market Update October 2019

    Home Sales The number of homes sold this past month has dropped off considerably as the market slows heading into the fall and winter months. Still, home sales for September this year have slightly exceeded the number sold last year. During the month of August, there were 810 new homes listed for sale and 718 new homes were listed for sale in September. Given that 817 homes were sold in August, and only 595 homes were sold in September, buyers will have a bit more to choose from if they start their home search during the Fall months. Inventory Inventory of single-family and condo homes in Dane County improved slightly…