Author: Adam Elliott
The one thing a real estate agent should do for you
A real estate agent can do a lot in the buying and selling process, and there’s one way to know if they are really on your side. This time on Real Estate in the 608 we bring on our first second-time guest Chris Mikkelson of Madison’s Best Home Inspection who also shares the most common house fixes that a home inspector looks out for. Chris joins In The 608 hosts Ben Anton and Adam Elliott where we also discuss tree law, and how both Chris and Adam got outbid on a house that Ben was helping sell.
Keeping your cool!
Does your home have the right amount of protection to keep cool when it’s warm, and warm when it’s cool? This time on Real Estate in the 608 we speak to Todd Steege with TNT Insulation who seals up the knowledge gaps when it comes to sealing your home with insulation. Todd joins In The 608 hosts Ben Anton and Adam Elliott where we also discuss the different kinds of ways to insulate your home, and whether spray foam is as fun as it sounds.
How Madison may be setting a carpentry record￼
There may be a record number of women, and people of color who are learning the carpentry trade in Madison and we talk to the person who may be responsible for it. This time on Real Estate in the 608 we speak to Allie Berenyi, Instructor with the Madison College Construction and Remodeling program.
How can the decision to go solar be as simple as a trip to Costco?
Sam Dunaiski as part of his role at Renew Wisconsin helps the City of Madison administer the Madisun Solar Energy program. Madisun coordinates a group buy opportunities for Madison residential home-owners as well educates home and business owners alike on the benefits of solar energy.
This guy has the cure for your roof
Carl Cure has the “Cure” for all that ails your roof. We sit with Owner and front man Carl Cure. We talk roofing terminology, new practices and tales as old as time. We also talk about how the roof plays an important roll in the overall insulation, heating and cooling of your home and the efficiencies of your different systems.
The best month to sell, when to buy, and what if those dates don’t line up
Broker-Owner of the Lauer Realty Group sits with Ben and Adam, to both (as best we can), predict what 2022 will look like for buyers and sellers alike. We’ll also imagine what someone may face if they have to do both, set specifically against the challenging Spring marketplace. Lot’s of straight-talk from a few real estate veterans.
The road to “medium-time” property investing
Medium-time real estate investor, Strong Towns contributor, Monona landlord, and all-around swell guy, Johnny San Francisco joins us for a look at how you too can get a start in real estate investing. His rags, to still some rags, and riches story is one I hope many can relate to.
The 2021 Holiday Episode
A kind of “Year in Review” episode including some end-of-year market statistics. You’ll also enjoy some holiday bumper music from our “In the 608” musicians. We said goodbye to Bob Westfall this year and close the episode with some Christmas music he recorded back in the day when I was at WMMM-FM.
How to create equity through creating wealth
Tiffany Malone, co-creator of the Own It! program, joins us to shine some light on the way she and other real estate professionals are tackling the issue of black homeownership and the disparities when compared to white families.
How to spot asbestos in your home and what to do about it
Bob Stigsell, the owner of Advanced Health and Safety, has traveled the world, but also to Canada, to find a bride, but also to Asbestos, Canada, home of the world’s largest open-pit asbestos mine.