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Mistakes To Avoid When Selecting A Condo Mistakes To Avoid When Selecting A Condo

By Tabitha Naylor

Buying a condo is a little different from buying a house, and there are steps involved that should not be overlooked if you want to ensure that the process goes as smoothly as possible. Inside, we offer tips on how to avoid the most common missteps made when buying a condo.

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Top 5 Rising Towns in Dane County Top 5 Rising Towns in Dane County

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Dane County is the second most populated county in the State of Wisconsin. With the state's capital, Madison, as its center, the county contains numerous towns and villages ready to become the next rising star of Dane County.

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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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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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How to Become a Real Estate Agent in Wisconsin How to Become a Real Estate Agent in Wisconsin

By Mary Lamphere

Are you wondering what it takes to become a real estate agent in Wisconsin? We provide a complete overview of the steps you need to take to get licensed.

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Wisconsin Real Estate Mortgage Products: Different Loans for Different Folks Wisconsin Real Estate Mortgage Products: Different Loans for Different Folks

By Eleanor Boschert

When it comes to financing, Wisconsin homebuyers have several options to consider. Inside, we review several mortgage products that are designed to fit the needs of a variety of buyers

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