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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.

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2014 

  I'm Excited About Listing Your Home - It's Your Price That Concerns Me   I don't often spend time blogging about the listings I didn't get.  But this one is well worth sharing with you. About two years ago, I met with a couple about listing their home in the Bayfield area of northern Wisconsin....
02/28/2014
  How Do You Perform a Home Inspection at Twenty Degrees Below Zero?   Every day brings a new experience in this business.  This morning, we were scheduled to have a home inspection performed at one of our Madeline Island home listings.  That inspection had to be postponed, due to the "Polar Vort...
02/28/2014
  How Do You Deliver the News That Your Seller Needs to Cut their List Price?   We're all perfectly aware that the real estate market fallback in the last decade caused most of us to have to adapt to the necessity of having to deliver bad news to prospective sellers.  And we're still doing some o...
02/23/2014
Mike Cooper has put together an awesome "test" for would-be sellers who believe they are ready to put their home on the market.  The requirement is that they evaluate their own property from a seller's point of view, without emotion or bias.  Can you do it? Thank you, Mike! Before you list your h...
02/23/2014
  Yes, We List and Sell Homes in the Minneapolis & Saint Paul Area Too   Every now and then, I remind a Madeline Island buyer who lives in the Twin Cities area that we have an office in the greater Minneapolis & Saint Paul metropolitan area.  Our business card displays each office on opposite sid...
02/23/2014
  NEW LISTING - Lot 6, Cramer Lane, North Shore Heights, Madeline Island   Check out our newest listing on Madeline Island, with deeded lake access and a hillside lake view from the front of the lot, looking west towards Hermit and Basswood Islands in the Apostle Islands area of Lake Superior. Ar...
02/23/2014
  Pretty Please, Don’t Fax Me Your Real Estate Documents!   I’ve written about this subject before, but it bears repeating that some of us don’t care for faxing or faxed document.  Faxing is antiquated, wood-burning technology, in my opinion.    First of all, if you’re an agent who’s making an ea...
02/22/2014
To my dear readers, This post by Jon MacArthur is a must-read.  One of my favorite quotes from John's post is, "Your house is the product, it is competing with a large volume of other houses in a market that consists of savvy buyers. Winning is selling at market value, losing is seeing potential ...
02/21/2014
  Dealing With a FSBO Seller?  Are You Having Fun Yet?   A friend of mine called me this past week for some free real estate advice.  It seems my old buddy had decided to make an offer on a For Sale by Owner property in western Wisconsin and now wanted to know specifically what they should do whe...
02/21/2014
  Bayfield, Wisconsin Ice Caves now a Hugely Popular Tourist Attraction   Thousands of hardy sightseers will line up today to see the dramatic ice caves near Bayfield and Cornucopia, Wisconsin. NBC News reported this morning.  The sudden growth in popularity of the Apostle Islands Sea Caves (now ...
02/17/2014
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