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Blog Posts Archive
TVW | Best of Wisconsin Homes | Josh Lavik | 3/16/20
What Should You Know About the Housing Market and Coronavirus Right Now?
Which Home Styles are Most Popular in the US?
Should You Sell Your Madison Home As-Is?
Where's Your Friday Fish Fry for Lent Found in Madison?
Is an Open Floor Plan Really the Best Choice?
TVW | Best of Wisconsin Homes | Josh Lavik | 2/17/20
Don't Do these 5 Things Before Closing
What Should You Know if You Plan to Buy or Sell This Spring in Madison
What Type of Events Can You Rent Monona Terrace For?
Avoid Doing These 5 Things When Selling a Home in Madison, WI
5 Tips for Introducing Your Dog to Your New Home
Keep Your Resolution With the Right Madison Fitness Center or Gym
Watching Disney Plus On Those Cold Winter Days
How to Deal with Problem Neighbors
How Have Home Prices Changed Over the Past Year?
Are Any Famous Celebrities from Madison, WI?
7 Reasons 2020 is a Great Year to Move to Madison, WI
Where to Go in Madison for Incredible Cheese Curds
7 Winter Activities to Enjoy Throughout Madison, WI
9 Things To Do if You Want to Hide Inside During the Winter in Madison
7 Family-Friendly Activities in Madison for the Winter
Upcoming Holiday Events Throughout Madison, WI
TVW | Best of Wisconsin Homes | Josh Lavik | 11/18/19
Why I moved to eXp Realty
Top Fun Things to do in Madison for Cheap
What Are Millennial Home Buyers Looking At When Touring Homes for Sale in Madison, WI?
What to Know About College Football Weekends in Madison, WI
Top Budget Fixes to Make Before Listing Your Madison Home for Sale
How Important is Smart Home Technology When Selling Your Madison Home?
Hiring the Right Plumber for Your Madison Home
TVW | Best of Wisconsin Homes | Josh Lavik | 9/23/19
Top Madison Trails for the Fall Season
Top Fall Events Coming to Madison Soon
Top Madison Area Pumpkin Patches & Orchards for Fall 2019
A Few Great Fall Activities Found Near Madison, WI
Getting Your Home Ready for a Fall or Winter Sale in Madison
Does Your HVAC System Need Inspected or Repaired?
Which Dogs Make the Best Pets for Condo Owners in Madison?
What Should You Do When a Home Inspection Doesn't Come Back Clean?
Up-and-Coming Neighborhoods to Watch in Madison for 2019
Renting vs. Buying a Condo: Which is Right for You?
TVW | Best of Wisconsin Homes | Josh Lavik | 07/15/19
TVW | Best of Wisconsin Homes | Josh Lavik | Waterfront Tour |07/15/19
Josh Lavik Voted Best Real Estate Agent for 2019!
Can you Build a New Garage for Your Madison Home?
Best Indoor Activities for Kids in Madison, WI
TVW | Best of Wisconsin Homes | Josh Lavik | 06/17/19
A Quick Guide to Madison Preschools for 2019- East Side
A Quick Guide to Madison Preschools for 2019 - Near West Side
A Quick Guide to Madison Preschools for 2019 - Far West Side
A Quick Guide to Madison Preschools for 2019 - Downtown Madison
Bowling in Madison: The Perfect Rainy Day Activity
Video of L1 E of Storytown Rd
New Home vs. Existing Home - Which is Right for You?
A Guide to the Madison Area Libraries - Part 5 (Madison)
A Guide to the Madison Area Libraries - Part 4 (McFarland, Fitchburg, & Cross Plains)
A Guide to the Madison Area Libraries - Part 3 (Monona & Middleton)
A Guide to the Madison Area Libraries - Part 2 (Sun Prairie & Stoughton)
A Guide to the Madison Area Libraries - Part 1 (Waunakee & Verona)
Advantages & Disadvantages of Multifamily Homes
It's Not Too Late to Sign Up for Summer Camp in Madison - Part 3
It's Not Too Late to Sign Up for Summer Camp in Madison - Part 2
It's Not Too Late to Sign Up for Summer Camp in Madison - Part 1
How do You Know You're Ready to Buy a Home in Madison?
TVW | Best of Wisconsin Homes | Josh Lavik | 04/15/19
Fighting Your New Property Assessment in Madison, WI
Top Madison Kid-Friendly Restaurants to Try
Madison Named as the Third Best Place to Live in the USA
Get Financially Prepared to Start Your Home Search
Does a Fence Help to Increase the Value of your Home?
Top Agent at Keller Williams Realty in 2018
TVW | Best of Wisconsin Homes | Josh Lavik | 03/18/19
Tips for Saving Money When Decorating Your First Home
Five Reasons You'll Love Madison After Relocating
Smoke Detectors Save Lives
South Central Wisconsin MLS - Madison Sub Area Designations
Top Restaurants for Cheese Dishes in Madison
Tips for Avoiding New Debt When Shopping for Your First Madison Home
TVW | Wisconsin Homes | Josh Lavik and Associates | 2/18/19
How to Prepare to Find & Buy the Right Madison Home
A 2019 First Time Homebuyers Guide – Part 2
A 2019 First Time Homebuyers Guide – Part 1
How to Avoid the Top 3 Things That Go Wrong at a House Closing
Top Condos Found in Madison's Near West Side
4 Tips for Move-Out Etiquette After Selling Your Madison Home
Top Condos Found in Verona, Wisconsin
Top Condos Found in Madison's Far West Side
Top 3 Ways to Sell Your Madison Home for More $$
Places to go Sledding in Madison, WI
Top 3 Tips for Selling Your Madison Home When it’s Snowing
5 Cool Winter Sports to Try in Madison
Madison Home Expo
Start Preparing Now to Sell Your Madison Home in the Spring
Top Ways to Work Out Outdoors in Madison During the Winter
Top Ways to Work Out Indoors in Madison During the Winter
Make Sure You’re Fully Prepared for a Winter Storm in Madison, WI
Top Madison Condos with Two Car Garages
Holiday Events in Madison for 2018
What's the Monona Riverfront Redevelopment All About?
Top Winter Activities to Enjoy in Madison, WI
Top Condos Found in Middleton, WI
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams |10/24/2018
Top Condos Found in Monona, WI
Top Condos For Sale in Waunakee, WI
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams |9/26/2018
Which Madison Farm-To-Table Restaurants Should You Dine At?
A New Condo Development in Madison: Barracuda Condos
Which Mistakes are The Worst for Home Sellers?
Which Madison Restaurants Offer the Best Take Out Food?
Where to go in Madison for Dessert
Top Madison High-Rise Condo Buildings
Top Condo Buildings in Fitchburg, WI
Four Home Buying Hidden Costs
Best Historic Condo Buildings in Madison, WI
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams |8/15/2018
Best Pet-Friendly Condos in Madison, WI
Top Golf Course Condos Found in Madison
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams |7/11/2018
How to Save More for Your Down Payment Faster
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams |6/20/2018
Top Spots in Madison for Lunch
Best 55+ Condos in Madison, Wisconsin
Where to Dine on Lake Waubesa
Where to Dine on Lake Monona
Where to Dine on Lake Mendota
Upcoming Event: Parade of Homes
Top Lakefront Condo Options in Madison, WI
Madison Ranked as One of the Top Cities for Runners
Finding the Right Luxury Condo in Madison, WI
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams |5/16/2018
Great Madison Restaurants With Water Views
Josh Lavik & Associates Featured in Top Agent Magazine
Best Spots for Waterfront Dining in Madison, WI
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams |4/10/2018
Enjoying Music on Lake Monona This Summer
Enjoying Music on Lake Mendota This Summer
From Lake Monona to Lake Mendota: Part 4
From Lake Monona to Lake Mendota: Part 3
From Lake Monona to Lake Mendota: Part 2
From Lake Monona to Lake Mendota: Part 1
Based on these Top Bidding War Strategies for a Seller's Market
Madison, Wisconsin Named as One of the Hottest Markets to Watch in 2018
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams |3/7/2018
Flat Fee Broker vs. Full Service Commissioned Agent
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams |2/14/2018
How to Sell Your Luxury Home in Madison
Upcoming Event: Madison On Tap
Upcoming Event: Madison Build, Remodel & Landscape Show
Upcoming Event: International Festival 2018
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams |1/10/2018
A Quick Look at the Universities & Colleges in Madison, WI
Top Home Loan Types Found in Madison, WI
Upcoming Events at the Overture Center for the Arts
The Madison Planning Commission is Back to Work
Which Madison, WI Buildings are the Tallest?
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams |12/13/2017
Top 4 Financial Resolutions for the New Year
Top 3 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Costs Throughout the Winter
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams |11/15/2017
How can You Compromise During a Home Search?
How to Handle Dogs During a Home Showing in Madison
How You can Give Back During the Holidays in Madison
Top Shopping Malls Near Madison, WI
Top Holiday Events Coming Up Near Madison
A Closer Look at the Schenk-Atwood Neighborhood
Best Historic Sites Found Near Madison, WI
Top Upcoming Events for November 2017 in Madison
A Closer Look at the Midvale Heights Neighborhood
Neighborhood Spotlight: Mansion Hill
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams | 9/13/2017
Top Options for Family Fun Near Madison, WI
Top House-warming Gifts People Actually Want
How to Have Proper Home Seller Etiquette
Top Madison Events for Oktoberfest 2017
Fitchburg: A Very Bike-Friendly Place to Live
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams | 8/16/2017
How to Have Proper Home Buyer Etiquette
Free Things to do Before Summer is Over
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams | 7/19/2017
A Closer Look at Parkwood Hills
How to Find a Good Mover When Relocating
No Admission Museums for Rainy Days in Madison
Upcoming August Events Around Madison, WI
What to Keep in Mind When Going from Renter to Homeowner
Top Strategies to Win Your Madison, WI Bidding War
Top Madison Area Festivals for July 2017
Top Madison, Wisconsin Area Place for Fireworks
Millennials Love Madison & The Midwest
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams | 6/14/2017
How to Properly Photograph Your Home Before Listing it
Dane County New Construction Condo Projects
5 Great Ways to Honor Dad for Father's Day
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams | 5/31/2017
Upcoming Summer Festivals Near Madison, WI
April 2017 Market Recap
Madison is Known as the Unofficial Bike Capital of the Midwest
Your Guide to Madison, WI Neighborhood Pools
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams | 5/17/2017
Why Isn't Your Home Selling?
Best Bike Trails Found Throughout Madison, WI
Visit the Henry Vilas Zoo This Summer
A Quick Guide to the Madison Bike Share Program
3 Stunning Country Clubs Near Madison
March 2017 Market Recap
Veridian Homes: Building Top Communities in Madison
Upcoming Event: 2017 Parade of Homes
Monona Terrace Fun Summer Events
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams | 04/12/17
Serious Buyers Don't Wait for Open Houses
Summer Concert Series: Concerts on the Square
How to Stage and Show Your Home With Kids
Top 3 Farmers' Markets Found Near Madison, WI
February 2017 Market Recap
5 Top Tips For First-Time Home Buyers in Madison
Expedia.com Names Madison to 'Super Cool' List
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams | 03/22/17
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams | 02/22/17
2016 Market Recap - Record year!!!
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams | 01/18/17
New Listing - Sun Prairie - 381 Marshview Dr
Dream Home Show 2017
WI57 Real Estate News | Josh Lavik Keller Williams | 12142016
Madison’s North Side
Best Holiday Lights in Madison
lead based paint in real estate
Giving Back is Never Out of Season
WI57 Real Estate News | Josh Lavik Keller Williams | 11162016
Starliner Condos in Downtown Madison
WI57 Real Estate News | Josh Lavik Keller Williams | 10192016
New Listing - Madison - 10 Kings Mill Cir #115
Featured Community Monona
Success Story: Jeremy and Victoria
New Listing - Blooming Grove - 528 Memphis Ave
New Listing - Madison - 4524 Camden Rd
New Listing - Madison - 5002 Allis Ave
New Listing - Madison - 2705 Moland St
New Listing - Madison - 3529 Dennett Dr
WI57 | The Real Estate News | Josh Lavik | Keller Williams | 9/07/16
This Month in Real Estate: August 2016
Is it Time to Find Your Dream Home?
September Home Care Tips
The Challenge of Moving
Top 4 Deal Killers for Homebuyers
4 Myths of Buying vs. Renting
This Month in Real Estate: July 2016
How Can You Make Your Home Happier?
August Home Care Tips
Having a Good Agent on Your Side
This Month in Real Estate: June 2016
Benefits of Using a Real Estate Agent
July Home Care Tips
Tips to Save Energy and Add Value
This Month in Real Estate: May 2016
Meet Our New Team Member!
June Home Care Tips
Channel 57 Wisconsin Family Segment
We Had a Record Month in April!
This Month in Real Estate: April 2016
Attention New Homeowners!
Keller Williams Red Day 2016
May Home Care Tips
We are Hiring an Inside Sales Agent (ISA)!
Meet the Team
Buying Your First Home
This Month in Real Estate: March 2016
Do You Know What Your Home is Worth?
Spring Home Maintenance Checklist
This Month in Real Estate: February 2016
The Spring Market is Here!
This Month in Real Estate: January 2016
First Impressions are a Big Deal
Have You Considered New Construction?
This Month in Real Estate: December 2015
This Month in Real Estate: November 2015
Winterizing Your Home
Is Now a Good Time To Sell?
This Month in Real Estate: October 2015
Saint Joseph Home Seller
Rent Vs. Buy
This Month in Real Estate: September 2015
This Month in Real Estate: August 2015
Wondering how to make your home more energy efficient? Do this!
VA Approved Condos
Take a look at what's happening in the world of Real Estate!
This Month in Real Estate: March 2015
Facing Limited Inventory, More Buyers Turn to New Construction
This Month in Real Estate - February 2015
Deciding When the Time is Right to Upsize Your Home
This Month in Real Estate - January 2015
How much does it cost to sell a house in Wisconsin?
Wondering about Radon in Wisconsin?
Struggling to Sell Your Home?
Environmental and Health Concerns When Buying or Selling a Home
Mid-Year Real Estate Market Update for Madison area
Madison Area Lakes
Keller Williams East Madison Office - Now in Monona
Want to see Madison Wisconsin at a glance?
Property Scouting Vehicle - On Patrol
Top 3 Signs That NOW is the Time for a Bigger Home - Movin' on up!
HUD Owned Homes in Wisconsin
Income Approach to Real Estate Market Value
Want to Sell Your House? Better Photos Make a Big Difference
Land Contracts and Rent-to-Own
Cherokee Gardens Condominiums
This Property is a Short Sale and Subject to Bank Approval
Hey - you look different?
Meet Our New Team Member - Cortney Heaslip
Homes Staged Well Actually Sell Well in Madison
Madison Real Estate Agent Featured on House Hunters
Home Financing Process with Josh Lavik and Joe Long
Net Operating Income - The Key Metric for Real Estate Investing
Graduation - a time of Change and Celebration
House Hunters on HGTV in Madison Wisconsin
Accepted offer!!! Now what? Earnest Money
Advanced Map Based Home Search
KW is #1 in the United States
Looking back - a year in review in 2012
Boomers are on the move & I'm right there with them!
House Hunters - Behind the Scenes
Keller Williams Received the Top Award from J.D. Power
Negotiation Effectiveness in Real Estate
Free Moving Truck - Another Great Reason to Have Josh Lavik as Your Realtor
Isthmus Living - Its good
RED DAY- Renew, Energize, Donate
Nastiest Ugliest Foreclosure Home in Madison
Odd Electrical in This House
Community - Connected in Madison
Knowledge - It Matters in Real Estate
Selling Homes - It's a Team Effort
How much are closing costs in Wisconsin?
Big Life Changes - The Family Grows
Downtown Madison Condos via Bicycle
FSBO in Madison - Maybe? Not for this guy
Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance Programs for Madison
Biking in and around Madison
LOVE Madison - Serving
Green Madison - Save money and energy
Community - Love Where You Live
Spring real estate market picking up
Family Reunion with Keller Williams
Keller Williams Office in Downtown Madison
Home inspections - what's that all about?
Sales Decline, Prices Stable, Keller Williams Grows
Does staging really matter?
Winter in Wisconsin
Will high speed rail come to Wisconsin?
Huge potential - Capitol East District
Madison Short Sales, foreclosures, and REO properties
How do Realtor's create value for the customer?
Muscular Dystrophy Fundraiser - Labor Day in Madison
Moving Day for UW Students
Market Statistics for Dane County
Big Changes Continue - Moving Companies
Managing Big Changes: Moving, Marriage, and Relaxation...
Choosing a Realtor - What do you suggest?
Josh Lavik - Top 40 Under 40 - In Business Magazine
When is the best time to buy a house?
Holidays, the Market, and Relocating
Badger Football = Awesome Madison Experience
Houselogic: Ideas to Help Around the House
Life changes...Now Married...
Latest Marketing Strategies for Real Estate
There's a Movement Happening - New Urbanism
So how is the market? Is anything even selling around Madison?
Are you considering a move up?
Ownership improves our community - regardless of age
Awesome places to live in Madison
I'm just looking...not really ready to buy...
Foreclosures, short sales, and other real estate deals
What are interest rates today?
Attn: First Time Home Buyers - $8,000 Tax Credit
So how do Realtors work again? I just want to buy a house
Polar Plunge Fundraiser for Special Olympics
Tips for Moving to a New Area
Secret to Success in a Down Economy
Building Madison into a World Class Region
What about Fitchburg?
Great Pumpkin Give Away in Fitchburg
Great Neighborhood in Oregon - The Legend at Bergamont
How to negotiate the best deal on your next house
When Times are Tough - Get a Plan
Could it be, the Green Revolution has Finally Arrived
Madison is one of the Best Places to Live and Launch...
What's a property worth???
What do you know about Fitchburg???
Tired of paying high property taxes...
Polar Plunge Jump...
Getting ready to sell your house...
Wisconsin Tradition - Jump into Lake Monona in February...
Finding the 'best schools'
Relocating is Tough - How to Choose the 'Perfect' House
Overture Center Entertainment
Tis the season for giving back
Playing in the Snow in Wisconsin
Buy a campus rental and get $60,000 FREE
Location, location, location...
Should I Hire a Realtor?