Driftless Real Estate Blog
What Does 'Under Contract' Mean in a Real Estate Listing?
As you scroll through the real estate listings, you might spot a few that say the house is "under contract." But what does "under contract" mean? In ...Read More
Why Might a Listing's Square Footage Differ From the Appraisal?
If you're buying a home, the listing likely includes the square footage, a key selling point. But if you make an offer that's accepted and you've ...Read More
What Does Home Insurance Cover? The Facts on Fire, Flooding, and More
Few things give new home buyers peace of mind about their real estate purchase as much as a solid homeowners insurance policy. This ensures that if ...Read More
One Year Into the Pandemic, Our Outlook on Home Has Totally Changed—Possibly Forever
It’s been a year. One whole year. On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the “novel coronavirus” a pandemic, ...Read More
5 Sweet Tax Deductions When Selling a Home: Did You Take Them All?
You may be wondering if there are tax deductions when selling a home. And the answer is: You bet! Sure, you may remember way back to 2018 and its ...Read More
How To Hire a Home Builder: Costs and Questions To Ask
Building a home is a huge investment of time and money. The exciting part: You’ll get exactly what you want in your dream home. But building ...Read More
What Is a Verified Approval Letter—and How It Helps in a Competitive Market
“Congratulations, your offer was accepted!” Those words are cause for celebration for every prospective homebuyer—and especially so ...Read More
3 Ways Home Equity Can Have a Major Impact on Your Life
There have been a lot of headlines reporting on how homeowner equity (the difference between the current market value of your home and the amount you ...Read More
Why Is It so Important to Be Pre-Approved in the Homebuying Process?
You may have heard that pre-approval is a great first step in the homebuying process. But why is it so important? When looking for a home, ...Read More
Do You Need Termite Inspection When Buying a Home? 4 Reasons To Call Pest Control
You've finally found your ideal home and are on your way to being a homeowner. But before the sale is closed, you will need to clear several hurdles, ...Read More
Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?
Is the idea of saving for a down payment holding you back from buying a home right now? You may be eager to take advantage of ...Read More