Tag Archives: Glass Slipper Homes

Glass Slipper Homes Q&A with the Wisconsin State Journal

Last week, I had the pleasure of talking to Karen Rivedal about Glass Slipper Homes and the real estate market here in Madison.  Today that conversation is now in the Wisconsin State Journal!  Here is a taste to get you started: For Heidi Uhrig, successfully buying or selling a house for somebody isn’t the end of a […]

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Fannie Mae’s New Enforcement On Strategic Defaults

With more than 5 million home owners unable to make their monthly mortgage or currently in default, lending giant Fannie Mae has started to get tough on strategic default. At the end of June, Fannie Mae announced that it would no longer look the other way from borrowers who walk on their mortgage. They also announced that […]

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ZOOM! WHIZ! WOW! A High-Speed History of Madison’s Soap Box Derby

Learn about the history and experience the thrill of the soap box derby’s heyday in Madison from the mid-1930s through the 1950s as well as the excitement of today’s derby-racing action.  Visit Madison’s Wisconsin Historical Museum for this unique exhibit.  See unique cars, mementos, souvenirs, photos, and film from the days when zooming down a hill […]

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Closing Costs For Buyers and Sellers

If you have bought or sold a home, the final step in finalizing that sale is when you close. There will be alot of paperwork to complete and the closing costs will be indicated at this time. Most homebuyers are aware that their will be closing costs but many sellers are surprised to find that they […]

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Residential Appraisal Components and Misconceptions

One of the requirements that mortgage lenders will request during the home buying process is a real estate appraisal. For many first time buyers, there may be some misconceptions as to exactly what this is.  A real estate appraisal is a detailed report that is created by a licensed appraiser in your state and establishes the market […]

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