Man with a drill making home repairs

When you’ve lived in a home for a long time, you may become indifferent to issues around the house such as broken fixtures or shabby carpets. These things may not bother you at all, but when it comes time to sell your home, they can be a huge turnoff for potential buyers. A few simple repairs can go a long way towards making your home more attractive to buyers and getting you offers. If you want your Madison home to sell faster, these are a few fixes to consider.

Landscaping

The outside of your house is the first thing home buyers see, so you want to make sure they get a great first impression. Landscaping is a cheap and easy way to spruce up the appearance of your home. Clean up any junk that may be lying around your yard and trim the grass,…

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Halloween decorations on a doorstep in Madison, Wisconsin

Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to celebrate all things spooky and supernatural. There are tons of exciting Halloween events taking place around Madison and Dane County this year, from ghost walks in historic neighborhoods to haunted hay rides, costume parties and much more. Whether you’re looking to amp up the fear factor or just have fun with some great festivities, these are the top Halloween events in Madison this year!

Schuster’s Haunted Forest

Venture into the haunted forest at Schuster’s Farm this October if you dare. This interactive experience features a menagerie of monsters and obstacles that you have to overcome to make it out on the other side. The farm also has a cornfield maze that you can explore during the day…

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Boats on Lake Mendota at Sunset

Located on the shores of Lake Mendota, the village of Shorewood Hills is a quiet enclave with some of the most desirable real estate in Madison, Wisconsin. If you’re looking for a charming community with stunning architecture, easy access to urban amenities, and plenty of activities on offer, Shorewood Hills is your spot. These are just a few reasons why so many people are proud to call this lakefront village home.

Rich in History

The area where Shorewood Hills now sits was once prime hunting and fishing grounds for Native American groups. Some of these groups built fascinating effigy mounds that can still be seen today at the Blackhawk Country Club. By the 1800s, European settlers moved in and the village was officially established in 1927. As…

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Boat on the water in front of a lakefront home

Lakefront homes definitely have their benefits including beautiful views and access to the water. However, they also have unique maintenance requirements. The waterfront location brings challenges that you may not experience in a non-waterfront home. If you own a lakefront home in Madison, WI or the surrounding areas, these are some tips on how to keep your home in top shape so that it stays in great condition for years to come.

Check Humidity Levels

Lakefront properties can get very humid thanks to water evaporating off the lake and creating high moisture levels in the air. Over time, this can cause mold and mildew to grow inside and outside the home. Do a thorough inspection of your home to assess whether humidity is causing problems. If you…

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