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Here are some real estate statistics for Dunn County Wisconsin From January 1, 2006 to Sept. 30, 2006 there was a total of $99,244,486 in real estate sold in Dunn County From January 1, 2007 to Sept. 30, 2007 there was a total of $98,139,779 in real estate sold in Dunn County From January 1, 2008 to Sept. 30, 2008 there was a total of $78,971,493 in real estate sold in Dunn County From January 1, 2009 to Sept. 30, 2009 there was a total of $70,655,526 in real estate sold in Dunn County I find it interesting to learn that of the (1 comments)
Welcome To My Menomonie, Dunn County Blog - 09/30/09 11:49 AM
Welcome to my Menomonie, Dunn County Blog. For the most part, I'll cover real estate related material. Occasionally, I might go off on a tangent about some other subject near and dear to my heart, but I'll try to keep everything timely and informative. With a little luck, I might even manage to make the material interesting and humorous. That's the goal, anyway. A lot of real estate blogs are written by agents for other agents. Not mine. I want a direct line to you, the average person wandering around in cyberspace hoping to gain a bit of knowledge about the (0 comments)
Menomonie, Red Cedar Trail - 09/29/09 07:40 AM
The 14.5 mile Red Cedar State Trail follows the Red Cedar River from Menomonie to Dunnville where it joins with the 20 mile long Chippewa Valley Trail to Eau Claire. The Red Cedar Trail, has a crushed limestone surface, The Red Cedar Trail perfect for hiking, biking or cross country skiing. Bike and ski rentals are available in Menomonie. Trail passes for biking, cross-country skiing and in-line skating are required for everyone 16 years and older on the state portion of the Chippewa River Trail and all of the Red Cedar State Trail. The cost is $15 for an annual pass and $4 for (0 comments)
Fall Home Maintenance Tips - 09/28/09 05:10 PM
Home Maintenance Tip -It's Fall: Time to Prepare Your Home for Winter Fall maintenance is important because it helps make homes more energy efficient during the winter months, and will safeguard homes against potential seasonal 'disasters' such as leaking roofs or home fires caused by neglected chimneys. Here are ten tips to a safer, warmer winter. TIP #1 -- Check the heating system. Check the filter, pilot light and burners in a system fueled by gas or oil. Fireplaces, boilers, water heaters, space heaters and wood burning stoves should also be serviced every year. Have the specialist inspecting your unit show (5 comments)
Recreation In Dunn County, Menomonie Wisconsin - 09/28/09 12:57 PM
Diversification is Dunn County's middle name for recreation. From public hunting grounds to fishing, from golf to hiking and snowmobiling, you pick the activity and Dunn County has the place to do it. There are 15,823 acres designed for recreational use. Over 864 acres are developed. Dunn County has 3,364 acres of lakes and 198 miles of trout streams. Panfish, bass, walleye, northern pike and trout are all residents in Dunn County's lakes and' streams. Whether amateur or pro, there is a lake or stream in Dunn County for you. Canoeing is a favorite pastime in Dunn County. Since the time (0 comments)
Dunn County History - 09/25/09 01:48 PM
THE HISTORY OF DUNN COUNTY Dunn County was formed out of a portion of Chippewa County on February 19, 1854. At that time it embraced all of the present Dunn and Pepin Counties. The "Seat of Justice" was to be located at Amos Collburn's at or near the ferry across the Red Cedar River near its mouth at Dunnville. The courthouse in Dunnville burned to the ground in October 1858. After several months of moving from place to place the county seat was moved to Menomonie on January 1, 1861. Its name was derived from Charles Dunn, first Chief Justice of (2 comments)
Time Magazine Reports - 09/24/09 11:59 AM
A DIFFERENT KIND OF SURGE. The Time Magazine Reports that. U.S. Army suicides, which have steadily increased over the past five years, reached an all time high in 2008. An Army report released on January 29th confirms that at least 128 soldiers take 128 soldiers took their own lives last year. The first time since the Vietnam War that the military suicide rate has surpassed the civilian rate. Army officials point to the mental stress of the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan as the primary factor in the rising rate and proclaimed a commitment to addressing the issues with an increase (4 comments)
History Of Menomonie Dunn County Wisconsin - 09/23/09 09:10 AM
THE HISTORY OF MENOMONIE WISCONSIN DUNN COUNTY The years 1822, 1830, 1846, 1853, 1893, and 1901 are all of historical significance and importance in the early history of Menomonie. In 1822, Harding Perkins, representing James H. Lockwood and Joseph Rolette, erected a lumber mill at the confluence of Wilson Creek and the Red Cedar - former site of the Wisconsin Milling Company. A sudden overflowing of the river swept away the dam and mill. In 1830, after a lengthy disagreement over the authority of the Indian agent to grant permissions, Lockwood and Rolette again set up lumbering operations on the site after (1 comments)
Via Real Estate Broker: The Wooden BowlA frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law, and four-year old grandson. The old man's hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered. The family ate together at the table. But the elderly grandfather's shaky hands and failing sight made eating difficult. Peas rolled off his spoon onto the floor. When he grasped the glass, milk spilled on the tablecloth. The son and daughter-in-law became irritated with the mess. "We must do something about father," said the son. "I've had enough of his spilled milk, noisy eating, and food on the (0 comments)
Real Estate question In Menomonie Wisconsin - 09/22/09 05:29 PM
Ok guys, I need you help on this one. Today I went to look at a property on the water here in Menomonie Wisconsin. Having sold this piece of real estate to this now seller 4 years ogo, I was pretty familiar with what it looked like from before. After meeting the seller and setting a time to meeting again, to present the computerized market analisis. I come up with a price to reflect a sale price of $295,000 to $310,000. The seller began to lie about improvements he is saying he made. (he must have forgotten who he bought the property (3 comments)
Interesting Information I Found - 09/21/09 01:19 PM
Here is some interesting information I found to day when I was waiting for an appointment. $3 Billion. This is the bonuses paid by Merril Lynch to it's executives in December of 2008. The company reportedly lost $21 Billion that same quarter. $500,000 This is the executive-pay cap imposed by President Barack Obama on financial institutions receiving government bailout funds. 90,000 This is the number of Myspace accounts deleted by, The social networking site for belonging to registered sex offenders. 265 This is the age of a newly discovered English war ship that reportedly sank with $1 Billion worth of gold aboard. All (1 comments)
Via Rolando Trentini (F.C.TuckerEmge Realtors, LLC): The local FBI and computer repair shops are being swarmed with calls regarding an email you don't want to open. This scam isn't about tricking you into revealing personal information, all they want you to do is open the email. The email poses as an FBI agency or some sort of government authority. Inside they may ask you to send money, or personal information. However, if you opened the email they could already have all the information they need to steal your savings.Scam emails have been circulating throughout the Tri-state for several weeks. The sender (0 comments)
Menomonie Energy, Going Green - 09/18/09 12:50 PM
Going green in Menomonie tip for the day to save energy Check the Temperature in your fridge and freezer. You should consult with your manufacturer of the unit but, in general the EPA recommends keeping refrigerators at 37 degrees F. And also recomend that you keep your freezers at 3 degrees F. Anything cooler is overkill and is a waste of energy. That could be very important for the fact that refrigerators and freezers use about 1/6 of a homes electrical energy. Not sure if the internal temps are correct? Place a weather thermometer inside to check the temperature and adjust (3 comments)
Saving Green, Energy In Menomonie, WI - 09/17/09 12:37 PM
Menomonie, WI turning green, Here are a few ways for us to start saving energy and cutting our energy bills in Menomonie, WI. More information on this subject can be found in the October 2009, Consumer reports Magazine. Apprroximately 40% of residential energy bills are for heating and cooling. That is where you can reap the greatest savings. You should check insulation levels in your attic and also stop all leaks around doors and windows. One way to check doors and windows is to turn all exhaust fans in your home on then use an incense stick to go around (1 comments)
Via Will Addo (REO Asset Solution, LLC): Investing Your Renovation Money Over-improving a property is never a sound investment, even if it's going to be your home forever. In creating your wish list of improvements, keep in mind that you want to get the greatest value from every improvement dollar you spend. Your real estate agent can give you an accurate idea of what the return on investment (ROI) wouldbe for your specific area. These guidelines, from Remodeling Magazine's 2007 cost vs. value report, offer the national averages on rates of return on some common home improvements: Remodeling Bathroom - 102% (6 comments)
Here are some real estate statistics for Dunn County Wisconsin From January 1, 2006 to Sept. 14, 2006 there was a total of $48,780,261 in real estate sold in Dunn County From January 1, 2007 to Sept. 14, 2007 there was a total of $48,860,862 in real estate sold in Dunn County From January 1, 2008 to Sept. 14, 2008 there was a total of $40,920,824 in real estate sold in Dunn County From January 1, 2009 to Sept. 14, 2009 there was a total of $34,875,080 in real estate sold in Dunn County I find it interesting to learn that of (0 comments)
$8,000 Tax Credit For First Time Home Buyers in Menomonie, WI - 09/14/09 06:24 PM
The $8,000 Home Credit For first time home buyers in Menomonie, WI is almost at it's end. We have all heard about it. The First time home buyers tax credit in Menomonie, WI will be ending November 1, 2009. What that means is a buyer must close on the home before the expiration date to receive the tax credit. A first time home buyer is a person that has not been in title to a home in the last 3 years. You (the buyer) must live in the home as your primary residence also to be eligible for the first time (4 comments)
Wisconsin State Convention - 09/12/09 07:41 AM
The Wisconsin State Convention is Over for another year. Has any of you ever gone to the Northern Wisconsin State Convention? Is the Northern Wisconsin State Convention worth going to? I do believe that all successfull Realtors do go to the Wisconsin State Convention. This was my 7th time and, I have decided that I will not miss another one. The amount of information that that is handed to you at these Conventions is priceless. The one thing that is essential is that when you get back you add the info to your real estate systems and / or tools. There was one (1 comments)
Via Sally & David Hanson WI Realtors Res.\Comm\Short Sale\CDPE\ABR\e-Pro (Keller Williams 414-525-0563):
September 11th is a day that changed history forever...the lives of many of our fellow Americans, the history books for generations to come. The tears still fall easily rememembering those who in the name of their career in public service, gave their lives. The unknowing passengers believing they were on a flight returning to their loved ones, leaving cell phone messages with what would be their last breaths. Gather strength from experience, gather courage by example, take time to remember all who showed us that and (3 comments)
Wisconsin Real Estate Convention - 09/01/09 09:13 AM
The Wisconsin Realtor convention is upon us. I have attended it since I first started the real estate business. I believe that every realtor should attend. How would you encourage someone that has never gone to the convention, to go? You as a realtor will learn lots of new and inventive was to market properties. Best of all you will learn the internet ropes to help your business grow to new proportions (0 comments)
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