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    Brio Design Homes

    Is designing and building the home of your dreams on your wish list for 2022? As Master Home Builders,Brio Design Homes knows your home is more than just a house. It’s a reflection of how you and yourfamily live, a place to entertain friends, and a beautiful space where you can relax. Whether it’s in therural driftless area of Wisconsin or it’s a tranquil lakeside retreat, your home is truly an expression ofyou. The Brio Design Homes team understands the questions faced by those looklng to build a new home intoday’s unique times. Where is the perfect place to build? What investment do you plan for? How dosupply shortages and…

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    You Don’t Have to Face Cancer Alone

    Gilda’s Club Madison Can Help When someone hears the words, “you have cancer,” it can be scary, devastating, and life-changing. What many people don’t realize is also how lonely and isolating cancer can be. In Madison, there is a solution: Gilda’s Club. Gilda’s Club provides a community of free emotional support, cancer education, and hope for children and adults impacted by any kind of cancer and those who care for them. Membership and all programs are offered at no cost. Because of the vulnerable population they serve, Gilda’s Club Madison temporarily shifted all programs to a virtual and phone format in 2020. The benefit of that shift is that families…

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    2022 Mortgage News

    Rates:Rates have been low since the pandemic started in March 2020.  Lately they have inched up, but still remain low.  Nadia Evangelou, senior economist and director of forecasting at the National Association of Realtors, expects interest rates will continue to rise in the year ahead, largely due to inflation. The Federal Reserve is reducing its monthly bond purchases and this will cause mortgage rates to go up as well.  Evangelou expects 30 year rates to average 3.3% in the first quarter of 2022 and 3.5% for all of 2022.  This isn’t a huge jump, so homebuyers shouldn’t panic. Inventory:It is likely that the lack of homes for sale will still…

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    8 Ways to Encourage a Meaningful New Year

    by Courtney Carver bemorewithless I love a gentle transition from one year to the next and linger in that transition twice a year, in December and again in June when I celebrate my own brand-new year. Instead of holding onto expectations of ourselves or others and keeping a firm grip on goals, it feels healthier to create a few times a year to check in, assess, edit, and move forward. Being more intentional about what we want (and don’t want) in our lives allows us to not only make progress towards changes we are making but gives us a chance to learn and enjoy along the way. As we move into…

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    Lange’s Painting, LLC

    Give your cabinets a refresh with a splash of color! At Lange’s Painting we are cabinet refinishing / repainting specialists ready to assist with your interior and exterior jobs. Steps to repainting cabinets: Remove cabinet doors and drawers. Remove cabinet hardware. If new hardware is to be installed, putty old holes with wood filler. Sand cabinets to abrade old finish to accept new finish.  Wipe cabinets clean to microfiber cloths to remove at residual dust.  Apply one coat of oil-based bonding primer.  Lightly sand primer coat to remove any imperfections in the prime coat.  Spray apply or brush and roll 2/3 coats of enamel finish.  If spraying, protect all adjacent…