Husky Homes Blog - Blog Archive: July, 2021

8 Spots to Cool Off in the Madison Area

8 Spots to Cool Off

With the crazy sweltering heat we've been having this summer, it has been more than usually necessary to cool off in some form of water on a nearly daily basis. I don't know about you, but my kiddo simply cannot handle "the hotness" (nor can I really) so I have to have an arsenal of ideas ready at a moments' or locations' notice. Since I've lived in Madison almost my whole life, I've got a few standbys on my list that I've been visiting since I was a LIFEGUARD at one of my fave spots way back in high school! Crazy, right? And having a busy 4-year-old at my hip has only broadened my knowledge of our favorite pools, splash pads and beaches. So, here it is. Eowyn and Solveig's favorite spots to COOL OFF around…

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With inventory remaining low and so many of the homes listed being that of baby boomer’s long-time residences (needing updates), it is no wonder that so many home buyers are exploring new construction opportunities. New construction allows buyers to customize exactly what they want in their home, from the location to the floorplan and down to the finishing details.

In the greater Madison area, we are seeing new developments and new construction opportunities pop up in nearly every suburb. COVID buying trends continue to push buyers further out of the city and vying for larger lots with more privacy. Flexible work from home accommodations have also brought about more home office spaces than ever before, with most builders offering these spaces as a…

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Save Time and Effort by Selling with an Agent

Save Time and Effort by Selling with an Agent | MyKCM

Selling a house is a time-consuming process – especially if you decide to do it on your own, known as a For Sale By Owner (FSBO). From conducting market research to reviewing legal documents, handling negotiations, and more, it’s an involved and highly detailed process that requires a lot of expertise to navigate effectively. That’s one of the reasons why the percentage of people selling their own house has declined from 19% to 8% (See graph below):To help you understand just how much time and effort it takes to sell on your own, here’s a look at a few of the things you need to think about before putting that “For Sale” sign up in your yard.

1. Making a Good First Impression

While it may sound…

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Home Builders Ramp Up Construction Based on Demand

Home Builders Ramp Up Construction Based on Demand | MyKCM

If you’re thinking of buying a home, there really is no time like the present. With today’s low mortgage rates, you have a great opportunity to get more home for your money. The challenge is inventory. Like you, many buyers want to capitalize on these market conditions, and it’s leading to more buyer competition and bidding wars.

If you’re having a hard time finding a home to buy, it may be time to talk to your trusted real estate advisor about a newly built home. Early indicators show new-home construction is beginning to ramp up. While new homes alone won’t be able to fix all of the inventory challenges, this does mean you’ll soon have more options as you search for a home. As a buyer, a…

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