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A Testimonial from Client Friends in Bayfield, Wisconsin
My friends Bob Durfey and Ann Barthelemy, who live and work in Bayfield, Wisconsin, sent me a copy of their 2012 holiday season letter last week. And while reading the chronology of Ann & Bob's past year, I came across the following: "We started out getting our house (in Bloomington, Minnesota) ready to sell ourselves. We hosted three open houses which only produced curious neighbors. We got married Saturday, April 21 in a small ceremony in our home and we hosted sixty friends that evening. Eric Kodner approached Bob at the reception that same evening and said he could get the (0 comments)
NEW LISTING 483 Mondamin Trail, LaPointe WI - Madeline Island Realty
Masterpiece Golf Course Home on Madeline Island - 483 Mondamin Trail, La Pointe, Wisconsin 54850
Madeline Island property-watchers wait years for a home like this one to reach the market. Now available, 483 Mondamin Trail is a residential masterpiece, with features rarely found in a typical vacation dwelling.
The porte cochere driveway entry to this spectacular home might give you the impression you've arrived at a private resort. Enter and experience the dramatic open floor plan and impressive scale of both main and lower levels. (0 comments)
Marine on St Croix & Stillwater MN Area Real Estate - For Sale by Wayzata Lakes Realty
Jackson Meadow Residential Development in Marine on St Croix, now offered by Wayzata Lakes Realty.
Phase two of the Jackson Meadow development features twenty-two pristine residential building sites in the award-winning Jackson Meadow community. These are construction-ready sites in an established and highly-regarded residential development, close to historic Stillwater and a short distance from the Saint Croix scenic riverfront. Prices begin at under $100,000. For lot information, please contact Eric Kodner, Wayzata Lakes Realty, at 612.670.2539.
SOLD - 10405 Portland Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55420, Co-listed by Wayzata Lakes Realty & Madeline Island Realty
10405 Portland Avenue South truly is a hidden gem in south Bloomington.
This is not merely another run-of-the-mill two-bedroom home in Bloomington, MN. It's 1824 square feet of unique and versatile living space, atop nearly half an acre of woods, facing south across the beautiful Minnesota River Valley. The floor plan is comfortable and open, with a large living room/dining area, family room and home office/solarium, all flanked by a wall of windows facing the river valley. There's (0 comments)
ActiveRain Members Brian Block and Eric Kodner Quoted in the March - April Issue of "The Residential Specialist" Magazine
It was a pleasant surprise to open the latest issue of The Residential Specialist magazine this morning and to find articles containing quotes by me and by Rainer colleague Brian Block.
Brian is quoted on page 11, in an article by Chloe Thompson entitled "Target Practice", which discusses the merits of email marketing campaigns. Chloe is a contributing writer for The Residential Specialist and an Assistant Editor at TMG Custom Media.
CLICK ON THE MAP BELOW TO SEARCH FOR HOMES AND REAL ESTATE IN HAYWARD, WISCONSIN SEARCH HAYWARD, WI HOMES WITH ONE CLICK ON THE MAP ABOVE We know the Northwest Wisconsin real estate market, including Hayward, Wisconsin. Madeline Island Realty (and its Minnesota affiliate, Wayzata Lakes Realty), work together as a team to market and sell properties throughout the greater Minneapolis & Saint Paul metro area, as well as real estate on Madeline Island and in Northwest Wisconsin.
CLICK ON THE MAP BELOW TO SEARCH FOR HOMES AND REAL ESTATE IN PRESCOTT, WISCONSIN
SEARCH PRESCOTT, WI HOMES WITH ONE CLICK ON THE MAP ABOVE
We know the Twin Cities East Metro real estate market, including Prescott, Wisconsin. Madeline Island Realty (and its Minnesota affiliate, Wayzata Lakes Realty), work together as a team to market and sell properties throughout the greater Minneapolis & Saint Paul metro area, as well as real estate on Madeline Island and in Bayfield, Wisconsin.
CLICK ON THE MAP BELOW TO SEARCH FOR HOMES AND REAL ESTATE IN HUDSON, WISCONSIN
SEARCH HUDSON WI HOMES WITH ONE CLICK ON THE MAP ABOVE
We know the Twin Cities East Metro real estate market, including Hudson, Wisconsin. Madeline Island Realty (and its Minnesota affiliate, Wayzata Lakes Realty), work together as a team to market and sell properties throughout the greater Minneapolis & Saint Paul metro area, as well as real estate on Madeline Island and in Bayfield, Wisconsin.
Testimonials are Great, but Pending Sales and Solds are Even Better We all love client testimonials. When a transaction is concluded successfully, it's gratifying to come away from a closing with kudos from a client, in addition to that commission check. For example, here's an endorsement from a fellow whose waterfront home I sold two years ago. “As usual your marketing talents exceed expectations. Thanks!” We were able to find him a great buyer and got his home sold at a price that surprised the seller, as well as a few area competitors. He's now preparing to list his Minneapolis area home for (1 comments)
Why We List our Madeline Island Properties for Sale on NorthstarMLS in Minnesota and Wisconsin
Every so often, someone asks me why Madeline Island Realty lists our properties for sale on NorthstarMLS in Minnesota and western Wisconsin, rather than on either SAAR (Superior, Wisconsin MLS) or on Northwest Wisconsin MLS (in Eau Claire, Wisconsin). In 2001, when we first opened our Madeline Island Realty office in La Pointe, no one on the Island was participating in a Multiple Listing Service. In fact, when we joined Northwest Wisconsin MLS, our competitors were laughing about it. That situation gradually changed, particularly after those local agents discovered (3 comments)
Top Posts of 2011 - Wayzata Lakes Realty - Minneapolis and Saint Paul Metro Area Real Estate Blog
Now that December is nearly over, it's time to take a brief look back at the year 2011. I decided to assemble a brief list of our favorite (and most read) posts from the Wayzata Lakes Realty Minneapolis and Saint Paul Metro Area Real Estate Blog. As many of my readers are aware, I maintain two ActiveRain blogs, one for my Wisconsin company (Madeline Island Real Estate Blog) and the other for my Minneapolis and Saint Paul area company (Wayzata Lakes Realty). (0 comments)
wayzata lakes realty: NAR At Home With Diversity Class October 13, 2011 Was Well-Attended - Course Sponsored by Minnesota CRS Chapter and MNAR - 10/17/11 08:15 PM
I was pleased to be the instructor for this NAR course in Minneapolis on October 13, 2011, co-sponsored by the Minnesota CRS Chapter and the Minnesota Association of Realtors . The "At Home With Diversity" course was created by the National Association of Realtors for the purpose of creating new opportunities for Realtors who add diversity to their practice of real estate. This was the third time in the past eighteen months that I've offered this course. In April of 2010, the WRA Equal Opportunity - Cultural Diversity Committee sponsored "At Home With Diversity" at the Wisconsin Realtors Association. It was offered again in November of (0 comments)
Adirondack style Madeline Island estate in Mission Hill area overlooks the historic old LaPointe harbor. Formerly the “Chateau Madeline” and today the world-class Brittany Cottages at Coole Park Bed & Breakfast inn, this magnificent property represents the ultimate Island estate or the ideal business opportunity. The oldest and most extraordinary lodging establishment on Madeline Island, the original structure was (0 comments)
Another Home SOLD by Broker Eric Kodner - 5230 Circle Down, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55416 Two closings in two weeks! This four bedroom, three bath home closed on July 22nd and on August 2nd, we closed the purchase of 3342 Big Bay Road, LaPointe, Wisconsin 54850. Both buyers were procured by Broker Eric Kodner (612.670.2539) with Wayzata Lakes Realty and Madeline Island Realty. 5230 Circle Down is a large four bedroom, three bath home in a prime location, close to downtown Minneapolis and just off Highway 100 in Golden Valley. Large secluded yard with flower garden, patio and mature (2 comments)
WISCONSIN REALTOR ERIC KODNER NAMED 2012 CHAIR OF WISCONSIN REALTORS ASSOCIATION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN HOUSING COMMITTEE
Madison, Wisconsin (July 9, 2011) – Realtor Eric Kodner with Madeline Island Realty in LaPointe, Wisconsin and with Wayzata Lakes Realty in Minneapolis, Minnesota has been named 2012 Chair of the Wisconsin Realtors Association Equal Opportunity in Housing Committee by WRA Chair-Elect Robert Keefe.
A real estate broker in Wisconsin and Minnesota, Kodner becomes the first Madeline Island real estate licensee to chair a WRA State Committee. He has served on the WRA Equal Opportunity in Housing Committee since the (1 comments)
wayzata lakes realty: Rest in Peace: When Your Business Laptop Bites the Dust! - 07/29/10 05:03 AM
If you were one of the unfortunates who purchased the same model Hewlett-Packard Pavillion Entertainment PC laptop as I did three and a half years ago, my condolences. On Sunday morning, I discovered that my HP laptop with the big, bright screen wouldn't boot up. It would display the HP logo, then the Microsoft Windows boot screen, and then the whole screen went dark. I was then treated to a "light show", with linear streaks of blue, yellow, red and green streaking across the screen, both vertically and horizontally. I tried booting up in "Safe Mode" and made an effort to revert the hard drive (13 comments)
wayzata lakes realty: Two Published Interviews in "The Residential Specialist" Magazine This Year! - 03/28/10 10:35 AM
I've been honored to be interviewed twice during the past six months by Regina Ludes at the Council of Residential Speciaists (CRS) in Chicago. Both interviews have appeared in the CRS magazine since January of this year. Read a Press Release about the two articles in "The Residential Specialist" magazine below: March 19, 2010 - An interview with Realtor Eric Kodner of Wayzata Lakes Realty in Minnetonka, Minnesota (and Madeline Island Realty in LaPointe, Wisconsin) appears in the April issue of The Residential Specialist magazine. The Residential Specialist is published by the Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) in Chicago, with a circulation of over 50,000 readers (5 comments)
wayzata lakes realty: Wisconsin Realtor Eric Kodner Appointed to NAR Committee on Equal Opportunity - 02/04/10 02:50 AM
On January 12th, 2010 I received a delightful surprise in the form of a phone call, informing me that I had been appointed to the National Association of REALTORS Equal Opportunity - Cultural Diversity Committee. Former NAR President Dick Gaylord congratulated me on the appointment by telephone and the next day I learned that the announcement had been picked up by the LuxuryRealEstate.com Blog. [photo courtesy of LuxuryRealEstate.comTM]
Two days later, on January 14th, I received a copy of The Residential Specialist magazine (published by the Council of Residential Specialists), containing an article by Regina Ludes that featured an interview I had given her (3 comments)
wayzata lakes realty: Couldn't Avoid the Dreaded MeMe! - 10/28/07 05:51 PM
Actually, I asked for this. My friend Mike Jones caught me at an unguarded moment and inquired if I'd ever been meme'd. Me and my big mouth.. Mike's post that started this rolling can be found here: http://activerain.com/blogsview/247193/AR-s-Eric-Kodner Okay, let's get this over with! My understanding is that I'm supposed to come up with five things that most of you don't know about me. Here goes.. Below is a photo of me at the piano keyboard, at age seven. I was a symphony musician and conductor for twenty-five years before switching careers and venturing into real estate. Most of my family members were in the arts in some (37 comments)
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