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Simple Search By School District or School

A common question that we get is "How can I easily search by school to see which homes are available for sale?".   We are happy to announce that it is very easy to do!

First, Navigate to our search tool by going to our homepage and hovering over the "Buying" drop down and clicking "How to Search".


Next, you'll click on "More Options" in the search bar and scroll down to "School District".



Type in the School's Name or District.  Choose the one you want from the drop down menu.


To Narrow The Focus Further Adjust The Additional Criteria Included In The More Options Drop Down.

Contact us to see a property or to get more information! 608.729.7351.

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Want to sell your home? Get a FREE home value report.  Want to buy a home? Search all homes for sale. One of the top questions we get here at Madison Neighborhoods is "What is buyer agency in a real estate transaction?" It’s a voluntary service contract between the buyer and the brokerage that outlines the duties that are owed to you as a client. There is no set time period for this contract, so it can be as short or as long as you would like it to be. Our buyer agency agreement isn't binding, so anytime that you want out, we will expire the agreement and let you go. Therefore, when you work with us you don’t need to be worried about being locked into a long buyer agency agreement.

What are the benefits of

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How To Unlock MLS Data – Stuff not available on many other sites.


The first part of this post explains the what and why when it comes to unlocking MLS data. Scroll to the bottom for the how.

    • What sort of data is this and why in the world would I want to unlock it?

Listing Status, Days On Market, Price Change History are some of the unlock-able fields.

Many of our clients have experienced the following: They search online for a new or first home, they see a lot of homes online and pick out a few to they like, and then call us to schedule showings only to discover that many (or often all) already have accepted offers or are off the market! They don't have the access to unlock MLS data on most sites - what a waste of time and

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Want to sell your home? Get a FREE home value report.  Want to buy a home? Search all homes for sale.



When is the best time to list your home on the market? This is a very common question. To answer, let’s discuss how many offers get accepted each month and which months have the most real buyers.



Number Of Real Buyers Of Single-Family Homes

According to data from SCWMLS, April has the highest number of accepted offers, when 796 homes were received accepted offers. But the real upward trend begins in March, when 789 homes went under contract, nearly as many as April, and in May 760 homes went under contract before beginning to subside in June. There is another decrease in July, where 527 homes reached agreement,

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Want to sell your home? Get a FREE home value report.  Want to buy a home? Search all homes for sale.


Are you planning on selling this spring? If your answer is "yes", then now is the time to start planning. It's incredibly important to get your home ready if you want to get great selling results. Here are a few tips to help you with that process:


    • Check the age of various large components to your home. Make sure to look at items like your roof, furnace, central air unit, and hot water heater to make sure they are still in working order. All of these items have a certain life expectancy, and if needed, it may be better to replace them now rather than having an emergency later. A well-versed Realtor can
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