Northwoods Realty Blog by Coldwell Banker Mulleady Inc. Realtors

Thanks and Giving

Brushing aside the fallen leaves, November ushers in the holiday season. Thanksgiving is one of our favorite celebrations because it’s one of the few that requires no gifts, but gives us a special time to express gratitude for all that we have in our lives. At the same time, we are aware of those in…

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Northwoods Homes Sold vs Listed 2007 – 2018

  This is an interesting look at the number of homes listed vs the number of homes sold over the past 10 years. You will recall that 2007 was still a pretty strong sales year with 1851 homes sold that year.  There were all kinds of alarms going off that we were heading into troubled…

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Real Estate Investment Up North

  Real estate investment up north has always been an attractive prospect for those drawn to the area. After all, the Northwoods offers outdoor activities for all four distinct seasons,  crystal clear lakes, abundant wildlife, friendly towns, and spectacular scenery. For over a century, it’s been a destination for people seeking relaxation and natural beauty.…

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Northwoods Homes Sales from 2007-2018 through 9/2018

That huge spike we saw in September is in the rear view mirror.  Unit sales dropped to 149 units in September.  That is not bad but it is a bit of let down when compared with the 205 homes sold in August (down 27%).  The 149 units is up from the 147 units that were…

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10 Tips for Moving to Another State

Moving to Another State

    A helpful checklist before you start moving to another state:   Moving to a new state can feel overwhelming, but using a checklist can reduce stress and help things go smoothly: 1. If you have children, research the schools and school districts in the area where you’re planning to move. A good education…

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Vilas-Oneida Average Home Sales 2003 – 2018

Earlier in the month we looked at the volume of home sales (up 11%).  This chart looks at the average price.   We have not looked at the average price for 5 months so this is interesting.  I break down the average price into 4 segments, Vilas on and off water and Oneida on and off…

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Investing in a Vacation Home

vacation home in northern Wisconsin

  Visitors to Wisconsin’s north woods are often charmed by our crystal clear lakes, lush forests, attractive small towns, and the wide variety of outdoor activities available. Often, the idea of investing in a vacation home here enters their minds. After all, there’s no other place like “up north”. The reasons that tug at the…

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Northwoods Home Market Heating Up!

Some substantial evidence of the Northwoods home market heating up! 205 homes were sold in the month of August in Oneida and Vilas Counties! It is the highest number since 215 home sold in August 2007 (the good ol’ days). That is quite an achievement! The other significant number is we listed fewer homes than…

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Fall is a Great Season for Home Buyers…Here’s Why:

Ask any prospective home buyers and they’ll probably say this summer has been a challenge for them. It’s been a Sellers’ Market. And the market has been hot with competitive bids. But, along with the cooler post-Labor Day temperatures, the heat of the Sellers’ Market has lessened and balance has returned to the real estate…

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