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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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2016 

Remember the last time you went hiking over a property with prospective buyers? A buyer will ask you "where is the lot line?" between two properties, or "where are the lot corners?" Be careful before you answer that question. Unless you are a state-licensed land surveyor, it's best to avoid repre...
03/31/2016
The past thirty days have been good for both our Wisconsin real estate office on Madeline Island and for our Minneapolis & Saint Paul office. [UPDATE: Both of these homes are now SOLD.] Our recent sale of 37640 Brickyard Creek Road in Bayfield, Wisconsin was the first of these two significant pen...
03/28/2016
Pricing second homes/vacation homes is often more complex and more challenging than putting a price on a primary home. Seller motivations are different, time frames are different, even the level of urgency is different.The most recent edition of The Residential Specialist magazine (pubished by CR...
03/27/2016
I especially enjoyed reading these great ideas for departing home sellers by Kathy Streib, on the ActiveRain.com website.These ideas won't take long to implement, but they can help to leave behind a good impression with your buyers following the closing of your home sale.  If you don't believe th...
03/25/2016
I read an interesting response to the Question & Answer section on the ActiveRain.com real estate website this morning which got my attention.  The real estate agent who posed the question is a well-known real estate industry observer and the reply came from a luxury real estate specialist in Haw...
03/24/2016
The Perils of Showing North Country Vacation Homes in March When you list and show vacation properties, especially during winter and early spring months in the northern United States, doing the job properly requires a certain amount of fortitude. After packing your car (or SUV) with warm clothes,...
03/20/2016
You Know You Have a Great Listing When Even the Home Inspector Loves It Two days ago, the prospective buyers of one of our listings (in Bayfield, Wisconsin) had a scheduled home inspection at the property they wish to buy.  The inspector was from the Duluth, Minnesota area and he is widely regard...
03/20/2016
Get Info on Bayfield to La Pointe Ferry Service Interruptions via Text Message The winter storms in the Apostle Islands area yesterday and today were a reminder that travelers here need to pay close attention to changes in weather and transportation availability.  The Madeline Island Ferry Line m...
03/17/2016
Perhaps the Best Remaining Building Lot at Roy's Point Shores in Bayfield WI Listed for sale by Madeline Island Realty - Lot 9, Creek Trail, Bayfield, Wisconsin 54814, adjacent to Roy's Point Marina We have heard others, including a competing local Bayfield, Wisconsin real estate agent, who have ...
03/16/2016
Superb Brickyard Creek Waterfront Home in Bayfield WI - Sale Pending One of our favorite Madeline Island Realty listings ever  is now a Pending sale.Built by renowned Minneapolis & Saint Paul master builder Tony Eiden in 2003, this magnificent waterfront home in the Brickyard Creek development, a...
03/15/2016
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