As a life-long Wisconsin resident and real estate agent, I truly
believe that the Dane County area is one of the best places in the Midwest,
even the country, to call home.
Continuous residential and business growth make Dane County one of
the fastest-growing regions in Southern Wisconsin. And with a metro area
population of more than half a million, our capital city of Madison is one of
the fastest-growing communities in the Midwest. Full of history and
tradition, Madison has something for everyone!
From global headquarters to exciting start-ups, Madison has a
prosperous, diverse business base. Madison was ranked one of the nation's top
10 metro areas for income growth and as one of the top cities in the U.S. for
young professionals, not to mention one of the "top 10 best markets for
women in business."
Centrally located among Chicago, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis,
Madison is easily accessible from these major business hubs, thanks in large
part to the Dane County Regional Airport, named one of the world's "most
noteworthy." It's no surprise that Expansion Management magazine rated
Madison a "5-Star Business Opportunity (Metro)" or that Kiplinger's
personal finance called it "one of the 10 best cities to work and do
Madison's technology market in particular is thriving. The Center
for Digital Government named Madison one of the "top 5 emerging hotspots
for biotech" and "#1 in digital cities survey."
Madison is home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison (a Big Ten
school), Edgewood College, and Madison Area Technical College. These
institutions offer a variety of cultural and educational opportunities for
students of all ages, earning Madison the rating of "One of Five Perfect
With ACT scores well above the national average, Forbes called
Madison the "#2 best place to educate your child."
We've been called one of America's "top 10 brainiest
cities" and the "Nation's smartest city."
If you're looking for a great place to raise a family, Madison's
accolades don't leave out any details.
Homebuyers: Madison ranks among the "top five bargain market
for real estate," according to MSN Real Estate (2008).
Madison is "#8 100 best places to raise a family," says
Best Life magazine.
Madison is listed as "#3 in top 100 healthiest cities for
Dog Fancy magazine called Madison "1 of 9 cities where dogs
Places Rated Almanac called Madison one of the "top 10 most
livable cities in America."
Madison ranks as one of the "top 10 best places for
families," according to Richard florida and the creative class
Tucked among lakes and with a whopping 260 parks covering 8,000
acres, Dane County is big on green space. In fact, Madison is one of the
"Ten Greenest cities in America," says Yahoo Real Estate.
It follows then, that it would be called the "#1 Walking
City" and "one of the Top Ten Best Outdoor-Oriented
The Dane County Farmers Market, held on the capitol square in
downtown Madison, was named "Best in Nation" by EatingWell
Madison Children’s Museum was Rated "One of the Top 20 Children’s
Museums in America."
As a life-long Wisconsin resident and experienced REALTOR, I take pleasure in helping others find the home of their dreams in this beautiful area. If you have questions regarding buying or selling a home in or around the Madison, WI area, I would love the opportunity to earn your business.