Laura Lahti From Badger Realty Team & DIY Guys Talk HVAC HVAC maintenance may seem like something that should be left to someone else, but when you’re a homeowner, it’s important to understand how your system works and what to do when it needs to be cleaned or repaired. For most people, this system will
Curb Appeal Still Matters!  BEFORE WINTER HITS Make it sparkle! Who doesn’t like a clean home? Wash windows, dust furniture, ceiling fans, and bathroom exhaust fans. Bleach dingy grout, recaulk tubs, showers, and sinks. Clean kitchen appliances inside and out. Empty trash/recycling daily to avoid lingering odors.  Consider taking pictures of your yard during Spring,
Why Crossfit Games are in Madison 2018?
MADISON AMAZES AGAIN WITH ANOTHER NATIONAL “FIT” EVENT WITH CROSSFIT GAMES Athletes from around the globe are gathered in Madison for the 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games—a grueling strength and fitness competition that ultimately crowns the “Fittest on Earth”— and the Games are here from August 1–5, 2018! Be sure to follow them on Facebook and
MY CLIENTS ARE ALWAYS ASKING ABOUT 4 PARTICULAR PESKY PESTS WHEN LOOKING FOR A NEW HOME Buzz… SLAP, SLAP! We just got hit again by numerous  mosquitoes while I was opening up the front door to show a home to my clients.  I decided it was time to figure out ways to help others so
While home sales are on the rebound after several bad years, there are still strategies sellers are encouraged to explore of to increase the odds of a fast sale. If you’re currently considering marketing your home, take advantage of the tricks suggested by home marketing experts when setting a price. Research the Market It always
The majority of people purchasing homes must obtain some type of mortgage loan. A borrower’s credit score determines if a mortgage will be approved. This as well as the maximum amount that will be available to the borrower. That’s why it’s so important anyone contemplating buying a home look at their credit history prior to
Madison, Wisconsin, February 15, 2018 Laura Lahti is happy to announce her switch from Century 21 Real Estate to the Badger Realty Group in Madison. Badger Realty Group was founded in 2005 in Cottage Grove, WI. They aim to provide only the best in customer service, taking on any realty job big or small. The
If you are “moving on up” to a new house, and preparing to sell your first home, there are a few things to keep in mind that will make the process easier, less stressful and more profitable! Learn how to avoid these common mistakes that first-time sellers often make. Setting The Wrong Price Many first-time
Are You Hurting Your Home’s Value? If you think there’s even a slim chance you might one day sell your current home, you owe it to yourself to know how you might accidentally hurt its resale value. While you can always turn to the advice and expertise of a real estate agent like Laura Lahti,
Winter Prep Tips for Your Home While shopping for friends and family this winter season, don’t forget your home might be in need of a gift before the winter season arrives in full force. Home ownership comes with its fair share of responsibilities, and properly maintaining it to retain its value and overall functionality is