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Just What Is a Pocket Listing? Just What Is a Pocket Listing?

By Thomas Mitchell

Pocket listing is an unofficial term used in the real estate world. It may be an ideal way for a discreet seller to move their property while maintaining some privacy, but it presents numerous hurdles as well.

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The Five Best Schools in Dane County The Five Best Schools in Dane County

By Colleen Colkitt

Thinking about moving to Dane County soon? Finding a town with a great school system can be difficult when you're unfamiliar with the area. Make sure your child's future is bright by checking out our list of the top 5 school districts in Dane County.

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Wisconsin's Weirdest Town Names Wisconsin's Weirdest Town Names

By Tiffany Raiford

Every state has recognizable cities and towns, big cities, fun cities and some cities that are just so weirdly named that you can't stop talking about them. Inside, we look at some of the Badger State's wildest town names!

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Five Best Places to Live in Dane County Five Best Places to Live in Dane County

By Tiffany Raiford

When it comes to choosing a place to live in Dane County, there are five ideal options that will satisfy a number of different lifestyles. We won't leave you in the dark about it, either, as we spotlight these choice towns inside.

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The Lifespan of an Appraisal The Lifespan of an Appraisal

By Thomas Mitchell

Before you sell your home, the appraisal will guide the buyer's lender on how much to loan out. Different lenders will consider your appraisal valid for different lengths of time. Read more to find out how long different lenders will consider your appraisal valid.

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home

By Thomas Mitchell

Looking to sell your home? Then you will want to read on to learn about 5 common mistakes sellers make when listing their home. Maximize your selling experience by avoiding these pitfalls!

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The Importance of a Home Inspection The Importance of a Home Inspection

By Tiffany Raiford

Many buyers are aware that home inspections are something they need, but they may not realize how an inspection might help them renegotiate the price of the home they're purchasing.

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The Advantages of Renting The Advantages of Renting

By Karen Godfrey

The dream of owning your own home can quickly become a nightmare if you aren't ready for the financial obligations of a mortgage. Inside, we highlight the reasons why renting may be the best option for some.

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What is a Short Sale and Why Does it Take So Long? What is a Short Sale and Why Does it Take So Long?

By Karen Godfrey

A short sale is an alternative to foreclosure, and a way for a homeowner to get out from their mortgage without the credit crunch that foreclosure brings. But, ironically enough, it is anything but a short process for a prospective buyer

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Importance of Mortgage Insurance Importance of Mortgage Insurance

By Mary Lamphere

Do you need mortgage insurance? Find out why mortgage insurance is an important consideration and how it could save your home from falling into foreclosure.

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