4 Tips for Investing in Single-Family Properties in Madison

The debate never cools: is it better (financially) to invest in multi-family or single-family properties? That’s like asking whether a hammer is better than a screwdriver. The answer is, of course …it depends. It depends on the job at hand, the materials and fasteners available, and what you’re trying to accomplish. But if, after doing … Continued

3 Warning Signs To Buying A “Lemon” Home In Madison

You’ve found what seems like the perfect home – either for investment purposes or to move into – and you really, really want it. This is one time, though, when your head should definitely rule your heart, when intellect should over-ride emotion. You need to take the time to make sure you aren’t buying a … Continued

Fix and Flip or Buy and Hold: 3 Differences in Madison

Of all the possible avenues for involvement in the real estate investing arena, house flipping and longer-term investing are the most popular and common. In recent years, fixing and flipping houses has become hugely popular owing in large part to the influence of TV shows like Flip This House. Still, the tried-and-true (and steady) method … Continued

5 Tips For Buying A Short Sale Property In Madison

Buying a short sale property in Madison is a great way to buy a house at an excellent price. However, there are some things you should know before making an offer. Learn more about short sales and what you can expect in our latest post.  Short sales occur when the bank agrees to sell the house … Continued

6 Ways To Find Off-Market Properties in Madison

To be a great investor in Madison, you’ll need to know how to find the best off-market properties. The good news is, we are here to help you! Learn more about how to find the best Madison deals in our latest post! Any savvy investor will tell you, the best deals are usually found far … Continued

How To Determine The Real Cost Of A Fixer-Upper Property In Madison

Purchasing a fixer-upper property is an excellent way to generate quick profits on a Madison real estate investment. Before you buy, make sure you understand the true cost of a fixer-upper property in Madison. In our latest post, we explore the expenses so you will know exactly what to prepare for. Fixer-upper properties are a … Continued

Pros and Cons Of Buying A Foreclosure in Madison

Buying a foreclosure in Madison can provide excellent profits as long as you know what you are getting into. Learn about the pros and cons of buying a foreclosure in Madison and the surrounding areas in our latest post. Have you ever considered buying a foreclosure in the Madison area? If so, there is a … Continued

Fixer-Uppers: How To Know You Are Getting A Deal in Madison

Buying a fixer-upper is a great alternative to buying a move-in ready home. If you do it right, you can save a ton of money and customize the home in ways you hadn’t even thought about.  Before you purchase any property, there are some definite things you need to look for. Our latest blog will … Continued

Buy A Fixer-Upper: 4 Red Flags To Watch Out For in Madison

More and more people are looking to buy a fixer-upper in Madison to flip or live in themselves. It can be an incredible investment, but as the buyer, you must always beware! There are many things to watch out for when you buy a fixer-upper, but here are four of our biggest things to look out … Continued

How To Fix Up A House in Madison for Profit

More and more people are getting on board with the “fixer-upper” trend. Purchasing a home at a low price, in exchange for a little TLC can be a great way to make some extra cash, or get a home ready for you to move in yourself! Whether you want to flip your home or just breathe … Continued

9 Steps To Buying a Home

Buying a house can be quite daunting to many potential buyers.  It’s unlike any other purchase you have made, and also it is the most expensive thing you will ever buy!  So it is understandable that you might have some hesitation.  I created a video series that hopefully helps people get over some of that … Continued

A Buyer’s Guide To a Successful Walkthrough

Purchasing a new home is a very exciting, and at times a stressful process! So many details to keep track of, and at the end of the road, one of the last items to be checked off the list, is the final walkthrough. The final walkthrough is crucial for many reasons in the home buying … Continued

5 Myths About REO Foreclosure Properties

Bank-owned foreclosed properties (REO’s) dot every real estate market. Oftentimes, buyers have misconceptions about foreclosures, whether that be about the signed offer contract, or the property condition. While certain aspects of the foreclosure sale deviate from the normal sale, they usually do not vary as much as one would expect. Here are five debunked common myths … Continued