Real estate agent in front of home for sale sign

You put your Madison home on the market thinking it would sell quickly and for a great price, but weeks later, it’s still sitting there with few offers or showing requests. What went wrong? There are a few reasons some homes sit on the market longer than others. Luckily, most of these issues can be rectified to increase your chances of making a successful home sale. Here are a few reasons your Madison home might not be selling.

Incorrect Listing Price

Price is one of the major reasons a home isn’t selling. Obviously you want to sell your home for the best price possible, but if the price you are asking isn't in alignment with current market values, home buyers aren’t likely to bite. You need to look at recent sales in your area and see what…

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Docks on a lake at a vacation home in Dane County, Wisconsin

Thinking of buying a vacation home in Dane County, Wisconsin? With beautiful lakefront homes, peaceful farmettes in the countryside, and sprawling lots where you can build a dream property, you’re simply spoiled for choices. However, buying a second home is different from buying a first home. These are some tips to help you find the perfect Dane County vacation home for your lifestyle and budget.

Location is Key

Where do you see yourself enjoying the perfect escape? Do you want to be next to the water so you can enjoy water sports like fishing, swimming and kayaking? Close to the city so you don’t have to drive too far to stock up on the basics? Or maybe you want to be in a secluded spot in the countryside where you can luxuriate in peace, quiet…

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Close up of eggs benedict at a brunch restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin

Brunch is a popular pastime in Madison, Wisconsin, and there are tons of great restaurants that meet the demand. Whether you’re craving something sweet or savory, a sleek modern spot or a cozy diner, you’ll find tons of delectable dishes to choose from in Madison’s best brunch restaurants. These are some of our favorite spots in the city to enjoy eggs benedict, Belgian waffles, mimosas and more.

Bassett Street Brunch Club

Just like the name suggests, Bassett Street Brunch Club specializes in brunch dishes. You can opt for hearty dishes like the Italian style Eggs Benedicto or Mexican-inspired Pork Carnitas Hash, sweet dishes like the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, or healthy fare like the Granola with Yogurt. They also have tasty appetizers like loaded…

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Family hiking along a trail in Dane County, Wisconsin

Dane County is the perfect place to raise a family, as there are numerous communities that have excellent schools, tons of recreational options, and easy access to amenities. If you’re thinking about moving with your family to Madison or one of its suburbs, these are the best Dane County communities for families.

Middleton

Often called the ‘Good Neighbor City’, Middleton consistently wins top ranking on CNN Money’s Best Places to Live in America list. Although it’s just a 20-minute drive from downtown Madison, Middleton has a safe, small-town feel. Families will love its numerous parks, bike trails and scenic location on the shores of Lake Mendota. The city also has multiple restaurants and shops, a golf course, and a lakeside park with camping…

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