douglas county wi: About Whitefish (Bardon) Lake in Gordon/Wascott, WI - 03/16/14 01:29 AM
Whitefish (Bardon) Lake, Gordon/Wascott, Douglas County WI

Compared to most other lakes in northwestern Wisconsin, 832-acre Whitefish (Bardon) Lake is different in two ways. First, although a number of fine homes have been built on the lake, special shoreland zoning ordinances have done much to preserve the lake’s natural and scenic beauty. From nearly anywhere on this lake, you can look out over a huge expanse of water whose shore appears largely uninhabited. The lake is wild enough, in fact, so that eagles and loons are spotted frequently.
Second, the lake is deep, cold, and clear. According to the DNR, … (0 comments)

douglas county wi: 3 BR Cranberry Lake Minong Flowage. 7127 Whippoorwill Ln, Wascott, WI - 03/02/14 12:51 AM
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douglas county wi: Tips for a quicker home sale in a transitional market. - 02/27/14 01:07 AM
Tips for a quicker home sale in a transitional market.
The Spring 2014 NW Wisconsin real estate market is heating up, even if the outside temps are still in frigid territory. NW Wisconsin is an area rich in beauty and recreation with many clear, deep lakes. The lake home and recreation property market still offers buyers a good variety of homes at all price ranges and styles. Those homes that are in the best condition and priced appropriately are poised to sell quickly this Spring.
Here are 8 tips to help your home sell quicker.
Clear the clutter. Remove your personality … (0 comments)

douglas county wi: Early Wisconsin catch and release trout fishing season - 02/18/14 12:12 AM
Early Wisconsin catch and release trout fishing season is first Saturday in March. Check out the Wisconsin DNR website for trout fishing information, regulations, and fishing maps, including the world-class Bois Brule River in Douglas County WI. 
Jean Hedren, Edina Realty, NW Wisconsin
www.JeanHedren.com
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douglas county wi: Live the dream in NW Wisconsin lakes and recreation country - 01/26/14 02:40 AM
Live the dream in NW Wisconsin lakes and recreation country. 
Rich in clear, deep lakes and stunning beauty. The communities are warm and inviting; the people are friendly. Community lakes areas include: Gordon/Wascott, Mnong, Barnes, Solon Springs, Spooner, Hayward, and others. You'll find a wide variety of recreation activities: fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, skiing, ATV/snowmobiling, hunting, birding, and much more. The area is accessible; only 1.75 to 3 hour drive from the Twin Cities, 1.5 hours from Eau Claire, 1 hour from Superior/Duluth. Less traffic congestion. Clear, deep lakes. Come for a visit, you'll want to stay for a lifetime.  

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douglas county wi: Take a break from the polar vortex at the Minneapolis Lake Home and Cabin Show this weekend. - 01/25/14 12:55 AM
Take a break from the polar vortex at the Minneapolis Lake Home and Cabin Show, February 7-9, 2014.
Minneapolis Convention Center
Stop by the NW Wisconsin booth to learn more about the spectacular lakes and recreation country in NW Wisconsin. Say hello to Jean Hedren, Edina Realty, representing the lakes areas of Douglas County, Bayfield County, Washburn County, and Sawyer County, will be at the booth February 7 and 8. 

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douglas county wi: Minong Flowage Dam Repair January 2014 Update - 01/25/14 12:20 AM
Minong Flowage Dam Repair January 2014 Update
January 21, 2014 Minong Flowage dam repair update. Repairs projected to be completed by February 14.
 The Minong-Cranberry Flowage system has been drawn down by almost five feet, and the water has remained at that level since last summer.
So what does all this mean if you’re thinking of buying or selling on the Minong Flowage or Cranberry lake?  And who’s paying for the dam?  If you’re thinking of buying a home or cabin on these lakes, should you worry about special assessments?
As you might expect, the real estate market on these lakes may be a little slower … (2 comments)

douglas county wi: Douglas County Wisconsin Dec 2013 real estate market report. - 01/16/14 04:52 AM
Douglas County Wisconsin Dec 2013 real estate market report.
The total number of homes sales in Douglas County Wisconsin for the year 2013 of 469 is up 9% from the previous year. The median home price of $107,200 in 2013 is down 4.7% from the median home price in 2012.
Sales estimates for Wisconsin are provided by the National Association of Realtors and compiled by the Wisconsin Realtors Association.
The WRA reports 6,248 homes sold in the Northern Region of Wisconsin in 2013, compared to 5,912 in 2012, an increase of 5.3%.
There are currently 359 homes for sale in Douglas County Wisconsin. See … (0 comments)

douglas county wi: Important tips to consider when buying a lake home or cabin in NW Wisconsin - 01/14/14 09:22 PM
Important to consider when buying a lake home or cabin in NW Wisconsin
Thinking about buying a lake home or cabin in NW Wisconsin this year? There are many excellent properties to choose from on a variety of lake types and sizes, and many are offered at exceptional values.
The following buying a lake home articles offer a wide variety of topics to consider as you choose the lake and home that's just right for you. 
Getting started Choosing the lake or water type that’s right for you How does water get into your lake? Recreational activities Your ideal lake home or cabin style and condition … (0 comments)

douglas county wi: 3 BR home for sale in Wascott, WI lakes and recreation area. 15862 S Crystal Lake Rd, Wascott, WI. - 01/11/14 12:52 AM
3 BR home for sale in Wascott, WI lakes and recreation area. 15862 S Crystal Lake Rd, Wascott, WI.
15862 S Crystal Lake Rd, Wascott, WI.
$125,000
MLS: 872432
Call Jean Hedren at 218-590-6634 to arrange a showing.

This affordable 3 BR home is located in popular Wascott lakes and recreation country. Open, bright floor plan, all one-level living. Master suite with master bath and soaking tub. Bedrooms have huge walk-in closets. Nicely wooded 6.5 acres offers privacy and adjoins the snowmobile trail. Boat landings on Cranberry Lake, Minong Flowage, and Crystal Lake are just minutes away. A great location for your … (2 comments)

douglas county wi: Jan 10, 2014 Douglas County WI winter snowmobile trail report and trail map - 01/10/14 05:49 AM
Jan 10, 2014 Douglas County WI winter snowmobile trail report and trail map
Douglas County WI winter snowmobile trail report and trail map.
Most trails are open, freshly groomed, and in very good condition. Please check the Douglas County link above for the most updated trail reports.
The snow is great. Enjoy the best of Douglas County WI winter recreation.
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douglas county wi: 2014 NW Wisconsin real estate market in transition - best values are available now - 01/04/14 11:47 PM
2014 NW Wisconsin real estate market in transition - best values are available now
I have several buyers who are patiently watching the MLS listings for an especially good deal.  I’ve also been passing along listings that seem like a good fit.  Sometimes buyers have been ready to move quickly, and that’s paid off.
Other buyers were busy with work and family commitments, and they needed to wait a couple weeks before we could schedule a showing.  Sometimes that still works out.  But on at least half a dozen occasions during the past few months, I’ve asked for a showing and … (0 comments)

douglas county wi: New Gordon/Wascott WI lakes and recreation area board just added on Pinterest - 01/01/14 10:48 PM
New Gordon/Wascott WI lakes and recreation area board just added on Pinterest.
Discover the beautiful lakes and recreation country of Gordon/Wascott Wisconsin.
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douglas county wi: NW Wisconsin cross-country ski trails maps and snow condition updates - 12/26/13 02:11 AM
NW Wisconsin cross-country ski trails maps and snow condition updates
With the heavy snowfall in December of 2013, the skiing and snowshoeing conditions are very good. Do check out the trail condition reports in the link above for details about trails that interest you.
Enjoy the beautiful NW Wisconsin winter recreation activities.
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douglas county wi: NW Wisconsin favorite blog posts of 2013 - 12/26/13 01:07 AM
The best of NW Wisconsin posts of 2013
Take your home search wherever you go Live in Gordon Wisconsin lakes and recreation country Stick-built, log, and timber-frame homes Buying a lake home that's just right for you Tips to sell your home quicker Featured lakes and rivers in NW Wisconsin Dreaming about a lake cabin? Connecting buyers and sellers in the beautiful lakes and recreation country of NW Wisconsin, including Douglas, Bayfield, Sawyer, and Washburn Counties.
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douglas county wi: Download your free Gordon/Wascott WI recreation country property search app for iPhone, iPad, or Android. - 12/17/13 12:12 AM
Download your free Gordon/Wascott WI recreation country property search app for iPhone, iPad, or Android. 

 
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douglas county wi: Home buyers: Don't fear what happens between mortgage loan application and final loan commitment - 12/14/13 11:11 PM
Home buyers: Don't fear what happens between mortgage loan application and final loan commitment
For many home buyers, the time between submission of loan application and lender's loan commitment can be one of uncertainty and stress.
Understanding the process can help to reduce the stress. During this time, be available if the lender needs more information during the processing period. Your quick response to requests helps to keep the process moving on schedule.
After your loan application is completed, your lender will begin to verify all the information you've provided which can take from 1-6 weeks depending on the type of … (0 comments)

douglas county wi: NW Wisconsin November 2013 Market Update - Days on market down 16% - 12/14/13 12:47 AM
NW Wisconsin November 2013 Market Update - days on market down 16%
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douglas county wi: Is a home appraisal necessary with your mortgage loan? - 12/13/13 02:47 AM
Is a home appraisal necessary with your mortgage loan?
Part of your mortgage loan application will include an appraisal on the home you are buying. An appraisal can cost between $300 - 400.
Your lender will approve and fund your loan when they establish that the home is worth the loan amount. An appraisal is an estimate of the current market value of a home.
Appraisers use comparable sales and listing data as well as information about the home, the neighborhood, community, and local and national economy to support the value estimate.
You are entitled to a copy of the appraisal, … (0 comments)

douglas county wi: Learn more about Gordon/Wascott WI lakes and recreation country - 12/12/13 11:06 PM
Gordon/Wascott WI area lakes.

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In my external NW Wisconsin blog, you'll find these lakes in Gordon/Wascott:
St Croix Flowage - largest lake in Douglas County Whitefish Lake - one of the clearest and deepest lakes in northern Wisconsin Bond/Leader Lakes  Crystal Lake Red Lake There are many other clear lakes in Gordon/Wascott area. 
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Your Northwest Wisconsin Realtor

Gordon, WI

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Address: Serving Gordon, Wascott, Minong, Solon Springs, Barnes, Wisconsin, Northwest Wisconsin, Gordon, WI, 54838

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