Tech workers are moving to the Madison area in droves, up 74% in 2020. Zach Brandon, executive director of the Greater Madison Chamber of commerce, was recently interviewed by the Wisconsin Technology Council. He indicated that tech talent comes from a number of companies who have relocated to ... Continue Reading » about Madison Area Attracts Tech Talent
Buying a Home
Madison Lifestyle provides you tips on buying a home in the Madison WI area.
Is the idea of saving for a down payment holding you back from buying a home right now? You may be eager to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates, but the thought of needing a large down payment might make you want to pump the brakes. Today, there’s still a common myth that you have ... Continue Reading » about Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?
If you’re planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important step in the process. It’s a professional evaluation of the market value of the home you’d like to buy. In most cases, an appraisal is ordered by the lender to confirm or verify the value of the home prior to lending a ... Continue Reading » about What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?
According to many experts, the real estate market is expected to continue growing in 2021, and it’s largely driven by the lasting impact the pandemic is having on our lifestyles. As many of us spend extra time at home, we’re reevaluating what “home” means and what we may need in one going ... Continue Reading » about 4 Reasons People Are Buying Homes in 2021
Is the current Covid-19 pandemic a catalyst for mass movement out of urban areas? Short answer: It depends. Will it have a great effect on Madison? Short Answer: It already has. We are currently seeing buyers coming in from Boston, Chicago and San Francisco. One would expect the move from ... Continue Reading » about Madison Wisconsin – A Lifestyle Rich City
The start of a new year always compels people to take a fresh look at their goals, from health and career to relationships and finance. But with historically low mortgage rates, increased home sales and price growth, and a tight housing inventory, the time is right to also make some homeownership ... Continue Reading » about New Year, New Home? Set Homeownership Goals Whether You’re Buying, Selling, or Staying Put