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Delightful Craftsman bungalow... When you enter this Cozy and Comfy home, we are sure you are going to appreciate the imaginary style of this home from the Arts and Crafts period of Americana. The homey bungalow was the first step toward the modern ranch home; with emphasis on horizontal living o...
Normally I don't bother to contact FSBO at all, but yesterday morning I did. It was not for a listing, but was a property I personally had an interested in. The place had one of those typical red yard signs in the front yard; the kind we Realtor's can't stand to see. A white mailbox was mounted t...
Here is a Country Hideout to call your's extremely secluded and hidden away. This 2 bedroom retreat cabin is set way back into the woods and is located nicely off the beaten path.  With an agreeable mix of hardwood forest and an open meadow in front, this 3.7 acre parcel is certain to be...
More realty drama, please be the judge. I finished up a conversation with a buyer who called me and wanted to see my listing. We set up the appointment. This particular buyer was to call me back the next day to confirm the showing worked with the wife's schedule by the end of the next afternoon. ...
On Saturday, my last appointment of the day was with an enthusiastic city buyer interested in owning a trout stream property. The plan was to meet up at my office around 2 pm, then head out of town to have a look at the Hornby Hollow property This trout stream is a sleeper of a trout stream and i...
Vernon County Wisconsin is known for their many historical round barns.  I took this photo of one barn located only 1 mile or so outside of Viroqua.  If you are interested in a round barn road tour the link to the map will help, as you will find many more of the remaining round barns  on the east...
I would guess some would look at the picture and wonder just why would that be my favorite tree?  Certainly, the big bend in the trunk is one reason why. As you drive by, it just catches your eye. Also, I guess because I have gone past it for so many years, at least 20 years to be exact. I will s...
Looking for a Cheap House? Well... here is a Very affordable Viroqua home on an extra large lot. It only has one bedroom upstairs but it may be possible to create a second bedroom on the main floor. There is a second front parlor which could easily be converted into a 2nd bedroom. All of the fir...
Seems like the point counter does not work on AR, gosh may mean many of us might not want to blog until that gets fixed. I have been posting and have noticed that zero, no points or credit appears with your name on the screen. Anyone else see this happening? It seems to have started sometime this...
One of the smaller scenic river towns, which I know quite well, is the Village of La Farge. This quaint little town has a population of approximately 775 people and was incorporated in 1899. Originally named Seeleyburg, the village had its business area located along Plum Run Road. That road name...

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