Husky Homes Blog - Blog Archive: January, 2024

We are thrilled to introduce you to the Husky Pal of February 2024. This month, we have the pleasure of celebrating Phoebe, a long-haired miniature dachshund,. Phoebe's heartwarming journey began in 2019 when she found her forever home with her loving dads, and returning Husky Homes clients, Josh and Youngjin. Adopted from Lola's Lucky Day a rescue in Houston, Texas that finds dogs in need safe homes in Madison, Wisconsin. 



Phoebe has blossomed into a beloved member of their family, bringing immeasurable joy and love into their lives. As a senior dog, almost 12 years young, Phoebe embodies the resilience,…

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Goal: you want buyers to step foot in your home and immediately think, “yes, yes, a thousand times, yes, this is the one for me!” ????

So what's the secret? How can you do that?

The trick is to get more *engagement* with your listing.

This will prompt more buyers to consider getting down on their knees and offer! ????

So what does listing engagement look like? This real estate Cupid has a few tricks up her sleeve!

1) Money can't buy love, but a competitive price can sure attract it! Get more eyes on your home by pricing it right. You want to attract the most buyers while still netting the most value!

2) Just like dressing up for a first date, your house may need a mini shopping spree. Staging your home doesn't have to…

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In the fast-paced world of real estate, every buyer and seller's journey is unique, filled with twists and turns that lead to the perfect destination. In this success story, we share the inspiring tale of a family who stumbled upon a hidden gem that led them to making a move. Let's dive into the details of how, with the help of our dedicated team, they turned their property into a sought-after home and embarked on a new chapter.

The Elliotts- a lovely family, kept an eye on the market but weren't really actively searching for a new home. However, fate had other plans for them when we discovered a beautiful home nestled on incredible land. The allure of acreage, where their children could roam freely and explore the wonders of nature, captured…

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The Dip for Dozer occurs annually on the second Saturday of February at Lake Ripley Park in Cambridge, WI! save the date - february 10, 2024.

July 27, 2004 was a normal day in Cambridge.  Like any other small towns speckled throughout Wisconsin folks were at work, farmers in the field and the warmth of the day was around us. It was that afternoon that tragedy struck the little, close knit community.  It is the type of tragedy that only happens in other communities. 

 It was the year that Dustin Zuelsdorf a Senior at Cambridge High School and well-respected high school student was looking forward to.  With football practice around the corner “this would be the year”.  The fans of the sport were certain number “52” affectionately known as “Dozer”…

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So, you're thinking about buying a new home or investment property? Awesome! But before you take the plunge, let's talk about how to make sure you're totally prepared. From figuring out your budget to knowing what you really want, here's your go-to guide for making smart real estate moves.

1. Get Real About Your Money
Before you start browsing listings, take a good look at your finances. Figure out how much you can realistically spend on a property, including stuff like the down payment, monthly mortgage payments, and all those sneaky extra costs. It's also a good idea to get pre-approved for a mortgage so you know what you can actually borrow.

2. Make Your Wish List
What are your non-negotiables and your nice-to-haves in a property? Do you need a…

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As we welcome the dawn of a new year, it's the perfect time to set resolutions and goals for the future. While many people focus on personal development, health, and finances, it's also a great opportunity to think about real estate resolutions. Whether you're a homeowner, prospective buyer, or real estate professional, here are some resolutions to consider for a fresh start in the real estate world.

1. Homeowner's Resolutions:
- Maintenance Matters: Make a commitment to stay on top of home maintenance tasks. Create a schedule for regular inspections, repairs, and upgrades to keep your property in top condition.
- Energy Efficiency: Pledge to make your home more energy-efficient. This could involve installing smart thermostats, energy-efficient…

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The Lender Lowdown

Your Burning Questions Answered

I teamed up with Anna Wise from UW Credit Union to answer YOUR burning questions about all things loans and interest rates in this market! 

How long does it take to get pre-approved?

To start the preapproval process, you will need to submit an application to Anna. Give yourself about 20 min to get through the questions. She will review the application within 24 -48 hours once it’s been submitted. If the application is complete, and she is able to issue a letter, your preapproval will be good for about 4 months or 120 days.

Is there anything I can do to get a better interest rate?

This is going to be a question best answered once Anna has all your information. You and Anna will discuss…

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Our job as real estate agents doesn't have specific, defined role but our primary objective is to a problem solving stress reducers.  My clients James and Kaity Pauley reached out in early October with a simple message: "We're probably going to be looking to sell our house, stay tuned". Let's rewind 2.5 years ago. James and Kaity had been renting in New Berlin for quite a few years and were ready to buy a house. Interest rates were under 3%, they had good jobs, savings, and designs on moving into their own sanctuary. Well, 71 showings and 21 offers later we found them the perfect hope in the Kops Park Neighborhood in Milwaukee. Their home was on a corner with a large fenced in backyard, adorable breezeway "plant room", hardwood floors and a living bathed…

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