Driftless Real Estate Blog
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
7 Tax Benefits of Owning a Home: A Complete Guide for Filing This Year
What are the tax benefits of owning a home? Plenty of homeowners are asking themselves this right around now as they prepare to file their taxes. You ...Read More
What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?
If you’re planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important step in the process. It’s a professional evaluation of ...Read More
Our Home Buyer Wasn't Approved for a Loan—What Now?
If you're selling a home, it's always exciting when a buyer makes an offer that you accept. Although this is a major milestone on the march toward ...Read More
Owning a Home Is Still More Affordable Than Renting One
If spending more time at home over the past year is making you really think hard about buying a home instead of renting one, you’re ...Read More
The Pros and Cons of Selling a House During the Winter
Just like the weather, the housing market tends to be stone cold during the winter months, making it a less than ideal time to sell a house in most ...Read More
My House Failed Its First Real Estate Inspection—Here's What I Did To Get Through Escrow
When I was buying my first house, everything seemed too good to be true—at least at the start of the process. I found a home within a ...Read More