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Making “Up North” Home

  What creates a “sense of place”? For the most part, uniqueness. When people talk about going “up north”, it’s both a physical destination and a state of mind. It’s more than cabins, pine trees, and lakes, though they’re remarkably beautiful here. “Up north” is where so many travel to only to realize they found…

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Septic Systems 101

Septic Systems 101 by Jim Mulleady from Coldwell Banker Mulleady Realtors

Wanna know a little bit, but not quite so much about septic systems. Here is a brief primer! Septic Systems 101 Video by Jim Mulleady: Septic Systems 101 from James Mulleady on Vimeo.

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Northwoods Average Home Values

Northwoods Average Home Values

This is our first look at Northwoods average home values for the year. I have included sales for the past 12 months in this chart. Sales volume for the first quarter was up 14%. Please realize that the sales volume in the cold weather months is quite low and is statistically insignificant. However, we can…

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Minocqua Area Home Sales March 2018

Minocqua Area Home Sales

We are still in the grip of winter. In some selling seasons, we get what I will call an “early bounce” as people are eagerly awaiting summer. I am not sure we are going to see that this year as it is very cold and snowy this late date. We have a lot of snow…

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Minocqua Area Lake Homes Sold

Minocqua Area Lake Homes Sold

This is always one of my favorite charts! This is a look at the number of lake homes sold in the last half of the year. Most years, we sell almost 70% of lake homes in the last half. 2017 was no different. If you study the data further you will find that we really…

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Minocqua Home Sales February 2018

Minocqua Home Sales February 2018

February seemed busier than it was. 69 homes were sold in the Northwoods counties of Oneida and Vilas. This compares with 63 last February (so we are up 9.5%). We sold 83 units in January so our very brief Year-to-Date number is 152 and this compares with 125 units sold last January and February. YTD,…

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Minocqua Area Home Sales January 2018

Minocqua Area Home Sales January 2018

Some positive news on the sale front. 83 homes were sold in Vilas and Oneida Counties in the month of January. This compares with a tepid 62 homes in January of 2017 so we are up 33% from the same month one year ago. I would not normally get excited but showings are also up.…

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Sell vs. List % Vilas County 2017 Home Sales

Sell verses List % Vilas County 2017 Home Sales

Here is a look at the sell/list % for townships in Vilas County. I broke it down by on water and off water and by township. Overall, the average is 93.4%. One can see that there are differences between townships. A township like Plum Lake (75%) has very few off-water sales (8) and the few…

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2017 Northwoods Home Sales

2017 Northwoods Home Sales

Happy New Year to you! December results are in and they are quite similar to previous years. 96 homes were sold in Oneida and Vilas Counties. This compares with 90 in 2016 so we are up 6% from last year for the month. Year-to-date 1347 homes have sold and this compares with 1354 in 2016…

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Sold vs. Listed Minocqua Area Real Estate

Sold vs. Listed Minocqua Area Real Estate

Happy Holidays to you!!  Today I am looking at the list vs. sold in sub-segments of our Northwoods real estate market.   The sub segments I have chosen are Lake Homes, Homes Off Water, Lake Lots, Off Water Lots and Commercial Properties.  The blue bar represents properties listed.  The orange bar represents properties sold.  The value…

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