Monday, September 19, 2016

July-August 2016 Home Sales

Well priced, well maintained homes on the near west side of Madison continue to sell well.  In the last 60 days, there have been more than 20 homes sales.  It continues to be a Seller's market, although we may see that slow down as we head into Fall and Winter.

Here's are recent home sales in the area:

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

New Routines

Fall is soon to be upon us. This is a perfect time of year to settle into new and different routines. Perhaps you enjoy walks in the state parks or football games. Or maybe you'll rediscover something you just simply haven't done in a while.

As someone with an interest in local real estate trends, one thing that Restaino & Associates can offer that may be new to you, or something you just haven't checked out in a while, is our online interactive map of the entire market area we serve. It's simple to get to: Just visit our website,, and hit "Search by Interactive Map."

From here, buyers, sellers, Realtors, concierge service providers, relocation professionals, and anyone else who is curious about the region's property availability can get a quick update on what is happening in our market.

It can provide an in-depth look at where homes are located, as well as information on community amenities such as schools, libraries, walking paths, proximity to places of business, etc. You can search homes by MLS listing number, newest listings on the market, upcoming open houses and sold properties. It's a wonderful tool to get a quick snap-shot of the areas our team of professionals serve.

So with the change in seasons, take some time to step into a new routine by learning what's happening in the real estate market in various local communities. You may be surprised by what you discover. That perfect home in an area you'd like to live might be available right now. And, if you ever need more information about a home, a neighborhood... anything else real estate related, please contact me. As always, I'm happy to help!

Friday, September 9, 2016

Dog Paddle 2016

Dog Lovers, this is the event for you!! The dog days of summer are here and what better way to celebrate than the 2016 Dog Paddle at Goodman Pool Sunday September 11th from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.  The event benefits the Capital K9's, a nonprofit that supports the expansion and maintenance of the Madison Police Departments K9 unit.

Registration is required, $25 includes one dog and two humans...yes, humans are welcome, too!  For more information on the event, visit  Woof, Woof!