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Real Estate in Madison Wisconsin

Updated: Jan 27, 2019

Real Estate in Madison Wisconsin

As 2017 unfolds we are seeing positive trends in the world of real estate.  Now is a busy time for the real estate market as baby boomers are looking to retire and millennials are settling into adulthood.  This means more home buying and selling across the board.

Some trends that are continuing include the following.  The market of homes for sale is still less than what is needed, making it a competitive and fast moving market.  The turnaround is fast and sellers are able to ask for top dollar as the competition makes it easier to sell at value.  Sales across the Midwest are booming as these cities are more affordable.  On the top of the list includes Madison, WI.

With an estimated population of 250,000, Madison has plenty to offer to home buyers of all ages.  Whether you are looking to find your first job and apartment, build a family home, or downsize and retire; you’re sure to find something of your liking in the area.

For the active city dwellers:  In the heart of the city you will find many apartment and condominium options from simple to luxury.  The city offers an extensive biking system making commute by bike a practical option.  There’s also a metro transit bus system.  And with more than 260 parks throughout the city, you are bound to find an outdoor escape.  City living leaves you with plenty of entertainment options and night life as well.

For the suburban families: There are many suburban areas outside of Madison.  These areas are far enough away from the city, yet close enough to commute to work or to visit the city on the weekend to play.  The top rated suburbs of the Madison area include: Monona, Stoughton, Middleton, Maple Bluff, Fitchburg, and Verona.  With high ranking crime and safety stats, these suburbs are a great option for raising a family.  All of these areas have their own niches and atmospheres, so do your research when looking into these areas!

Real Estate in Madison Wisconsin.  A unique attribute to Madison are the 5 lakes in the area.  Not many cities can offer that much water space!  The lakes are Mendota, Monona, Waubesa, Kegonsa and Wingra.  These bodies of water offer everything from public boat landings to beaches and cruises.  Whether you want to fish, sail, tan on the beach or enjoy a cruise there’s something for everyone within these 5 bodies of water!

No matter the stage of life you are in, the Madison area surely has something to offer you.  Whether you want to spend time in the city, float around a lake, or watch some college sports you’ll surely find your niche here.  There’s plenty of places to walk, hike and bike.  There’s unique food options for the foodie in you.  There’s artsy folk, professionals, college students and retirees.  There’s the Capitol, the University and The Union.

If you’re looking for a place in the Midwest that still offers a variety of city and suburban feels, look no further.  The Madison area is here for you.

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