Northwoods Realty Blog by Coldwell Banker Mulleady Inc. Realtors

Investing in a Vacation Home

  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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Northwoods Home Buyers: Work With a Truly Local Realtor

  In Wisconsin’s northwoods, there are differences from one town to another, even from one lake to another. Are you looking for a Minocqua lake home or a cozy cabin in Manitowish Waters? Property on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes or on Boom Lake in Rhinelander?   We’ve all heard the real estate adage that…

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July Home Sales Report

July home sales results are in and sales continue on a slight uptick.   161 homes were sold in Oneida and Vilas Counties in June.  That is up 1.8% from July 2017 and up 7.3% from June 2018.  Year to date we have sold 744 homes in 2018.  This compares with 701 homes for that same…

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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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