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Farewell and best wishes to Bob and Arlene! They are 2 of my former but satisfied clients. Just yesterday the job of selling their rural Wisconsin home was done. They had the pleasure of knowing their closing was a success and their proceeds were in their hands. In the short time I had known them...
Anytime you see a gazebo, thoughts of graceful living from a past Victorian era most likely will come to mind. I have observed that most of the gazebos I have ever seen; no one is ever in them. Wondering what's up with that? I would guess that is because the ones I usually spot are located in ver...
Wooded and prairie land & every thing Wild... Many of our native flowering meadows have long since disappeared due to the intense agricultural practice of the past. Anyone who has had the privilege to walk amongst a meadow in full flower or who has had the opportunity to see the glorious colors a...
Just think... we could have all be car salesman, not Realtors.  For those of you who might not know what Lustron Homes are, they were prefabricated porcelain enameled steel houses built in the late 40's. Small, affordable and billed as maintenance free homes, they were going to be the answer to t...
A Floor-plan to Floor you! This newer Traditional Styled 4-bedroom 3-bath home is only 2 years old. It offers an awesome layout that will make life relaxing and a home in which you can end your busy day in comfort. The flow between the great room, kitchen and master-suite rivals the best of desig...
Bet you cannot guess who these two are? Saturday night was the annual Halloween bash up at the Kickapoo Inn and a few of my favorite scary friends were there enjoying themselves no doubt drinking bloody Mary's. "We enjoy the night, the darkness, where we can do things that aren't acceptable in th...
Wedding Bells again...Well today we just might get snow flurries as the wind is howling out side and the temperature is dropping. Looks like the season is over at the Viroqua Hills Golf Club. Guess I will put my clubs in the basement until springtime. Thursday night is ladies night at the club. I...
Live off the land... If you want to grow your own food and be self sufficient then this property is right for you! Ideally located only a few miles from Viroqua, this rural property is a must see! It has well-established red raspberries, a huge asparagus bed, Horse-radish plants, and even Rhubarb...
A grand home with all the charm of yesteryear with modern updates! Just viewing the architecture of this beautiful Victorian home with the two levels of wrap around porches surrounded by mature trees and beautiful gardens is like looking at a perfect picture postcard. The setting lends itself the...
Why are some parcels of land taxed so low? Many out of the area buyers of rural acreage or Ag-land may not be aware of the use-value assessment of farmland. What is it? It is essentially a tax break for owners of agricultural land. The purpose of this tax system is to tax farmed land at the produ...

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