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Madeline Island real estate, lake homes and waterfront, Apostle Islands, La Pointe and Lake Superior lakeshore properties, western and northwestern Wisconsin real estate, Bayfield homes, Washburn, Ashland, Cornucopia, Herbster and Port Wing real estate. Cabins, cottages, second homes, investment property and land in Ashland county & Bayfield county. Luxury property specialist and broker Eric Kodner in LaPointe, Wisconsin.
  How New Does a House Have to be in Order to Market it as "New"?   I'm pretty sure that different Multiple Listing Services and State or local Realtor Associations have varying rules regarding what it takes to market a home for sale as "new".  However, I'm not at all ...
  How Home Sellers Are Responding to Multiple Offers in Other Markets   The question, "why was my offer rejected?"  has already been raised by one disappointed buyer prospect in our area whose offer on a home did not prevail, while another offer buyer's offer succeeded.  So in the i...
  SOLD - 2260 Big Bay Road, LaPointe Wisconsin 54850 - Vacant Acreage   This is a significant sale for our Madeline Island real estate market, even if it happens to be a sale under one hundred thousand dollars.  This eighteen-acre parcel near Big Bay Town Park is evidence that buyer interest in v...
  Use Sweat Equity to Make Your Vacant Lot or Parcel More Valuable   Can you just buy a vacant lot or parcel, sit on it for a few years and earn a generous profit when you decide to sell?   Probably not.  You might have been able to make a quick profit from a "buy-and-hold" strategy bef...
Identifying Odd Things You May Discover on Vacant Land Parcels    Anyone who has hiked enough vacant land in their real estate career has experienced finding various oddities on a property that may have been confusing to the discoverer at the time. Some folks might view them as treasures and othe...
  Read this outstanding post by Bob McCranie, with Texas Pride Realty, about his recent telephone conversation with National Association of Realtors® President Steve Brown.  Bob quotes an official statement from NAR which has been sent to state Association presidents.  The following is an excerpt...
  Three Tips to Help Get Your Madeline Island Vacant Land Parcel Sold   We receive phone calls from owners of vacant land parcels on a regular basis.  This season, I'd say that vacant vacant land inquiries from owners wishing to sell are at the top of the list.   If you follow this blog, you&...
  Don't Count on Riding the Madeline Island Ferry Until After Easter   The Ashland Daily Press  has made it official (via the Madeline Island Ferry Line) that travelers to and from Madeline Island should not expect to see ferry service resume until after Easter, at the earliest.  The demise o...
Real estate blogger Stacie Kvanvig has published a great guide to interpreting what showing feedback is really telling you about the price of your home.  Many feedback comments from showings are really about price, even if the objection is couched in subtle terms.  Take a good look at this guide ...
  Why We Retake Property Photographs During the Course of a Listing   Our office on Madeline Island makes a point of re-shooting property photographs during the course of a listing for sale.  This can be desirable, even necessary for a number of reasons:  Snow photos - If a property is listed in ...

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