City of Madison Wisconsin 2016 Tax Assessments

Act quickly if you disagree with your new property tax value! See my chart of each Madison neighborhood below.

Property owners can view preliminary assessments at the city Assessor’s Office on business days from 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from Monday through May 6. Those wanting  to compare their assessments can also check:

Owners who disagree with assessments can speak with the appraiser who set the value. If an error was made or a property owner has evidence an assessment doesn’t reflect fair market value, the appraiser will take this information into consideration in setting the final value.

Owners may challenge the assessed value of property by filing  a formal objection, either orally or in writing with an intent to object to the Assessor’s Office at least 48 hours before the first meeting of the Board of Review, set for 1:30 p.m., May 11. An objection form must be filed with the Assessor’s Office prior to or within the first two hours of the first meeting of the Board of Review.

City of Madison tax assessments by neighborhood
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Tax isthmus - newbury

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322 Acadia Dr, Madison WI 53717 Just Listed by Barbara Chatterton! MLS#1633936

Backyard View - 322 Acadia Dr, Madison WI 53717 - MLS# 1633936
Beautiful Park Like Setting 322 Acadia Dr, Madison WI. Listed by Barbara Chatterton The Stark Company
322 Acadia Dr, Madison WI 53717 listed by Barbara Chatterton- The Stark Company
Front of 322 Acadia Dr, Madison WI MLS 1633936
Sunroon MLS# 1633936 listed by Barbara Chatterton
Tiled 4 season sunroom with hot tub at 322 Acadia Dr, Madison WI

Need more “ living” room? Nearly 3000 sq ft 4 bedroom, 2 bath beautifully maintained bi-level features 2 family rooms and an all season 20 x 13 sunroom. Fireplace, 2 car garage and formal dining room, plus an eat-in kitchen too! Nestled in a quiet park-like setting but close to everything. Possible theater room in lower level! Walk to all schools, neighborhood pool. Lots of shopping, restaurants and many other nearby conveniences! New roof, high efficiency furnace, and newer triple pane low E windows assure you peace of mind. May we tell you more?

506 Dapin Road, Madison Wisconsin – Just Listed by Barbara Chatterton – MLS# 1615263

Need a solution for lack of space? Problem solved! This roomy bi-level has 4 bedrooms and not one, but two rec rooms in the lower level plus a unique 39 x 12 indoor storage or workshop. Sunshine streams in from 3 sides in the bright sunroom just off the upgraded kitchen. As spring approaches, you will be entertaining and grilling out on the oversized deck and enjoying the large fenced in yard, too. 2 car garage and newer roof and central air plus a home warranty for peace of mind.

Call or text me at 608.239.2777 if you would like a personal tour.

Barbara Chatterton

Your Real Estate Personal Shopper© The Stark Company Realtors
1818 Parmenter Street
Middletn WI 53562

1613 Lynndale Road Madison Wisconsin 53711: Open House 2/13/11

See for yourself why this home has been getting rave reviews! From the bamboo flooring to the hickory cabinets in the updated kitchen and the tiled corner gas fireplace, to freshly painted and carpeted bedrooms-this home has charm and warmth. Peace of mind comes with the new roof, furnace, newer windows and home waranty. Stop by 1613 Lynndale Rd in Madison from 2 untill 4 this Sunday the 13th of February. What a great valentine gift this would make! Only $184,900.

MLS#1613066 Directions: North on Whitney Way to West on Barton to South on Lynndale Rd.

Romantic Valentine’s Day Dining In and Around Madison Wisconsin

Romantic Dinner Reservations

Madison is one of a number of cities claiming to have The Most Restaurants per Capita, but even so, there are so many to choose from.  The  The Daily Page  has many restaurant reviews.  The following are my recommendations for some of the most romantic spots.

L’Etoile– You have to experience L’Etoile at least once if you are in the Madison area

The Melting Pot –  Fondue from appetizer to main dish and chocolate fondue for dessert

Fresco – Often voted very romantic and is one of many delightful restaurants from Food Fight

 Harvest – Nationwide awards and acclaim for this very fine restaurant          

 Lombardino’s   – some of the finest  Italian cuisine in the area 

Portabella-   A classic romantic Italian Dining Spot, a Madison favorite for 40 years 

Nadia’s  – Oh so romantic – on State Street, up one flight of stairs-very private and elegant

Louisanne’s etc.   – One of my very favorite places in Middleton WI, it feels like you are stepping downstairs into New Orleans, complete with live Jazz

Romantic Valentine’s Day Dining In and Around Madison Wisconsin

Your Real Estate Personal Shopper©


The Stark Company
1818 Parmenter Street
Middleton Wisconsin 53562
Call or Text 608.239.2777

5328 Lake Mendota Drive Madison Wisconsin 53703: Just Sold by Barbara Chatterton

This is the stuff of which dream homes are made: prime Lake Mendota waterfront, a prestigious address, the largest waterfront lot in Spring Harbor, with nearly fifty feet of shoreline. The buyers plan to build their dream home on this beautiful lake shore lot.

The home had been listed at $489,900. It expired and I contacted the seller and brought him an offer from my buyers. It closed on Friday for $405,000. Are you shopping for a waterfront property or a home in the greater Madison Wisconsin area? I am your Real Estate Personal Shopper. I will find a good fit and one that looks you good on you. I am assisting buyers and sellers in the area and am up to date on the inventory and the markets in Middleton Wisconsin and throughout the Madison Metropolitan area.

5328 Lake Mendota Drive Madison Wisconsin 53703: Just Sold by Barbara Chatterton

“Open Wide, This Won’t Hurt A Bit” and Other Things You Won’t Hear From This Realtor

How do you get to this?

Couple celebrating moving into their new house

It would not be with unhappy surprises and challenges your Realtor had not mentioned to you, would it? Hearing what you need to hear upfront and what possible issues could arise
Trust me. Unfortunately, that phrase has such bad press due to blatant misuse. It’s not just because of those old time fast talkers who could hypnotize a crowd into paying their last nickle for a Magic Elixer, or politicians who promise to lower taxes, or used car salesmen. It is too often Realtors, too. Realtors who will tell you things you want to hear.

$400,000-sure, we can certainly get that for your house.
You are not going to hear that from me if your home in current market conditions, may fetch $350, 000 at the most.

I will always communicate, give you a steady stream of feedback, show your house to it’s very best advantage, arrange custom photography and get it out there to grab the right buyer’s attention.

Some of the things I am may tell you will be things you do not want to hear. But they will be real and to the best of my knowledge enhanced by obtaining any additional expert advice we may need

  • No, we are not going to “Try” listing at an inflated price and then just keep inching the price down a few thousand each month.
  • Yes, you do have to paint those three rooms, replace your counter tops and appliances if you want to get the best price for your home.
  • No, you will not get all your money back for upgrading, but it will help you sell your home.
  • You need to make lots of space, clear out more of your furniture and belongings to give buyers a better idea of the space and help them be able to picture their own things in the house and mentally “move in.”
  • Yes, you may have to take a loss, but since you moving up, we can very likely offset your loss on the other end.
  • If we can’t celebrate due to a challenging market and the huge gain you had hoped for, the knowledge of putting it behind you and not having to deal with a less than perfect situation can be very comforting.

    And sometimes it will click and everything will fall into place just the way we hope it will.

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