The 2018 home buying season is ramping up in Madison and Dane County, so right now is the perfect time to share some of our recent articles written for local buyers. All of these articles were written within the last year and offer some great tips for anyone looking to buy a home or condo in 2018.
10 articles for Madison area home and condo buyers
#1: Our predictions for the 2018 real estate market
Read our predictions for this year's real estate market and you'll understand that taking a casual approach to your home search won't get the job done in 2018. You'll need to be very proactive with your search and hire a good buyer agent to represent you.
#2: 15 ways to write a winning offer
Inventory remains tight throughout all of Dane County, so this article is just as relevant today as it was last year when we wrote it. These 15 tips will help you get your offer accepted when you're up against competing buyers.
#3: Six resolutions for 2018 buyers
Read this article for 6 practical tips that will help you find and buy your dream home in 2018.
#4: Don't wait for the open house if you're serious about buying
It's only January, but many local listings are already selling before the weekend open house. Don't delay your opportunity to buy your dream home. When a promising new property becomes available, schedule your showing immediately.
#5: Creative property search strategies
These 10 ideas will help you uncover available properties that most other buyers won't even know about.
#6: How to buy and sell at the same time
These 7 tips will help you coordinate your purchase and your sale - so you're able to achieve both your buying and selling goals in the new year.
#7: Five reasons to work with a buyer agent team
A team-based customer service model gives you an advantage over other buyers in this year's competitive real estate market.
#8: Writing letters to find an unlisted property
Read this article and learn how to find unlisted properties by carrying out your own letter-writing campaign.
#9: How to research building permits
Wondering if a seller pulled all of the required permits for their home remodeling projects? This article tells you how to find out.
#10: How to research schools and school districts
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has online tools that help you compare individual schools and school districts.
Do you have questions about buying a home or condo in the Madison area? Contact us anytime to discuss your goals.
Dan Miller, REALTOR
Mad City Dream Homes & RE/MAX Preferred