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Madeline Island real estate, lake homes and waterfront, Apostle Islands, La Pointe and Lake Superior lakeshore properties, western and northwestern Wisconsin real estate, Bayfield homes, Washburn, Ashland, Cornucopia, Herbster and Port Wing real estate. Cabins, cottages, second homes, investment property and land in Ashland county & Bayfield county. Luxury property specialist and broker Eric Kodner in LaPointe, Wisconsin.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
 The market for Madeline Island homes in or close to downtown LaPointe, Wisconsin is still hot.   With the recent sale of 671 Main Street LaPointe, WI 54850, just south of the downtown district and close to the Madeline Island Yacht Club & Marina, it's clear that the popularity of homes close to ...
06/18/2015
 Six of the Last Seven Luxury Home Sales on Madeline Island Were Listed by Madeline Island Realty   It's true. Since January 1 of 2012, there have been seven successfully-closed luxury home sales on Madeline Island which sold at over $500,000.   Six of those seven luxury home sales were propertie...
06/18/2015
Madeline Island Receives a Mention on Door County Daily News Website I was pleased to notice that an article on the Door County Daily News website about Washington Island (located just north of the Door Peninsula in northeastern Wisconsin) mentioned Madeline Island.  The mention appeared in a lin...
04/14/2015
RealtorMag Advice to Sellers - Overpricing a Home Will Cost You Money In an April 13 online issue of Realtor Magazine, there's an article entitled "3 Mistakes Sellers Often Make". And in that article, mistake number one is identified as "Being Unrealistic About the Home's Value". The article goes...
04/14/2015
Margaret Goss in the Chicago North Shore area has written a blog about the costs that go into serving our real estate clients.  It seems that consumers are always asking for a discount on the real estate commission paid for the services involved in listing a home.  The vacation homes market is no...
04/13/2015
Madeline Island Luxury Homes Located Near Town are in Demand The following statistics are based on a relatively small sample, but they point to something  we've suspected for awhile now.  Homes located within three miles of the Town of LaPointe appear to be increasingly in demand. Of the six most...
04/12/2015
  Don't Expect That Handshake Easement to Transfer at Closing   I'm not an attorney and I don't give legal advice to clients, but I do  suggest they contact a competent real estate attorney when this situation arises.  Some time ago, a seller proudly informed me that he has had this "handshake" a...
03/31/2015
  Do Open Houses Work in a Second Home Market Like Ours?   It's a valid question. How beneficial is it to hold an open house in a vacation home community, particularly one that is seasonal?  In our corner of the world (on Madeline Island and in Bayfield, Wisconsin), we occasionally see agents hol...
03/31/2015
  What Are the Busiest Months for Home Sales on Madeline Island?              [Sales statistics supplied by Madeline Island Realty. Graphic prepared by Marquette Research LLC, Lakeville, MN.]     The above graph shows average residential dwelling sales by month for Madeline Island (LaPointe, Wisc...
03/31/2015
More News About Springtime in Bayfield, Wisconsin   My friend Bob Durfey is a keen observer of nature and his regular emails to me are always a treat.  Bob wrote me last week about the return of scheduled car ferry trips from Bayfield to Madeline Island by the Madeline Island Ferry Line, and he a...
03/30/2015
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