Thinking of buying a home or condo in the Madison area? We've got three online tools that will help you reach your goals. Learn how to research building permits, research schools, and discover local neighborhoods with these 3 handy tools.
3 helpful tools for Madison area home buyers
City of Madison building permit database
Have you ever found yourself wondering whether or not a home improvement project was completed properly and up-to-code? The city of Madison has a database that allows you to view the permits pulled for any residential property in the city. When you have questions about an individual property, you can research its permit history by visiting this website:
State of Wisconsin school report card system
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction maintains a school report card system, which includes a wealth of demographic and academic performance data. Your can learn more about individual schools and school districts by visiting this page on the DPI site:
Our neighborhood, condo and community guides
Our real estate team has created hundreds of neighborhood, condominium and community guides designed to help you with your research. Our guides help you learn about the architecture, schools and amenities in your locations of interest. In addition, each guide is always up-to-date with the listings currently under contract, listings recently sold, and the latest market trends. You can browse our library of available guides by visiting this page on our website:
Looking for more tips and tools on the home-buying process? Check out our buyers blog for more great content.
Dan Miller, REALTOR
Mad City Dream Homes & RE/MAX Preferred