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We are always looking at sales volume and average prices.  I would argue that looking at the inventory of homes often will define sales volume and average prices.  That is particularly true here in the Northwoods.  If the economy is strong and demand is high prices should rise.  We have seen trend. What happens when…

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Am I Ready to Buy a Home?

Ready to buy home - Northwoods realty

Although buying a house is a big decision, the benefit of having a home to call your own is something most renters dream about.  As you prepare to make your dream a reality, there are a few things that will assist you with knowing if “now is the time” to live that dream.   Where…

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The Future of Northwoods Real Estate

We have had a rapid escalation of values in the past 6 months and sales are up 15%.  I admit I have never seen a market quite like this.  The obvious question is what happens next? The video was put together with information from Dr. Mark Eppli, UW – Madison Professor at the Grasskamp Center.…

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What are the different types of Mortgage Loans?

Different types of mortgage loans

There are many different types of mortgage loans for a homebuyer to choose from, each having different pros, cons and criteria. The conventional, government-insured, adjustable-rate, jumbo and fixed rate are the most popular mortgages. Fixed rate mortgage: A fixed rate mortgage has 3 different types: 30, 20 and 15 years. It  has less risk and…

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How to Find a Profitable Rental Investment | Northwoods Realty

How to Find a Profitable Rental Investment Looking into buying a profitable rental investment is a great decision but steps need to be taken to ensure that it is going to be profitable for you. Here are our top factors you should consider when trying to find a profitable rental investment. What can you afford:…

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Real estate market Growth in 2020 | Northwoods Realty

Growth of Real Estate Market in 2020 | Northwoods Realty

You have heard from many sources how hot the real estate market was in 2020.  The same is true here in the Northwoods; especially lake homes.  The chart above shows lake homes listed vs homes sold.  Lake home sales jumped a full 46% in 2020. While lake home sales were rising, the number of listings…

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Secrets For Selling Your Home

Secrets For Selling Your Home

There are some tips to selling your home that will increase its desirability and help it to sell faster. Read on for the secrets for selling your home. Know your homes best features and spotlight them. Think about what makes your home unique. What makes it stand out from others? Location can also be very…

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1/10/21 Eagle River Snowmobile Derby – Vintage Weekend

1/10/21 Eagle River Snowmobile Derby - Vintage Weekend

The Eagle River Snowmobile Derby has been around for 57 years. It is known as the Indianapolis 500 of snowmobile racing. It runs for 10 days in the middle of January. The first weekend is Vintage Weekend where “older” sleds take to the half-mile ice oval. I put “older” for a reason as these sleds…

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How To Create The Perfect Home Office

How To Create The Perfect Home Office

If you are working remotely or just want a place to call your own, creating a perfect home office can be the answer that you are looking for. Since working from home can include numerous distractions, consider a quiet a place that will separate you from the normal household activities that could cause you to…

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