Madison WI Real Estate Blog

Odd Electrical in This House

I saw this in a house the other day in a Westmorland home for sale and had to laugh pretty hard. I'm not an electrical expert, but I'm pretty sure this isn't according to code.

Josh Lavik - Keller Williams Realty - 608-234-1523 - joshlavik (at) kw (dot) com.


Community - Connected in Madison

One of my core values, as a top Realtor in Madison Wisconsin, is Community. I love my community and choose to make it a better place to live by taking an active role in local community organizations. One thing that's common among top real estate agents is that they have a very large network of people that they stay in contact with on a regular basis. Years ago I chose to be take a more proactive approach to joining various groups on Madison to be a more involved citizen and better connect more home buyers and home sellers.

One organization that I joined several years ago was Madison MAGNET. Founded in 2004 as a group to unite talented young professionals from Madison and its surrounding areas. They focus on five development areas: Community Involvement, Entrepreneurialism, Professional Development, Public Policy, and Social and Cultural areas. I have served as a committee chairperson and board member.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is near to my heart because of a close friend who had Cystic Fibrosis. I have helped this organization with a variety of fundraising and awareness events. Most notable was working with a close friend on a rock climbing event that raised nearly $24,000.

Downtown Madison Inc is a very powerful and motivated organization where I have met numerous interesting people. Their membership helps to grow and enhance downtown Madison to be a thriving economic engine that enhances quality of live for businesses, residents, and visitors. As one that lives and works downtown, this is an organization that really means a lot to me.

The Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce is a group of over 1400 individuals that I have connected with over the years to make great friendships and learn more about the business community in Madison.

In my undergraduate days at Lawrence University, I joined Beta...