door county real estate advice for buyers: The Ice is Out and Spring Arrives in Door County, Wisconsin - 03/29/20 12:32 PM
The Ice is Out
Spring Arrives in Door County, Wisconsin
NEW CONSTRUCTION UPDATES
 
Gusty winds and abundant heavy rain on March 28, 2020 led to the ice leaving most harbors on the Bay side of Door County overnight.  While seasonal temperatures in the 40s this week will still keep the Door Peninsula cool, you can tell spring is truly here, with signs of new spring growth showing up around Door County in our landscapes, gardens, state, local and county parks.  
 
It's still way too early for leaves or for our blossom or cherry predictions, 
but little signs of new life are cropping up everywhere.
 
 
This is a … (0 comments)

door county real estate advice for buyers: Door County Real Estate and MaryKay Shumway - 02/22/20 11:45 AM
Door County Real Estate and MaryKay Shumway
 
If you follow Door County, Wisconsin real estate-related matters, you've seen my name on signs from Nasawaupee to Northport over the past 15 years.  If you don't follow Door County real estate and are looking for someone in the industry, please allow me to introduce myself!
 
I've been a Wisconsin Licensed real estate Broker since 2004, and during that time, I have built my reputation on honesty, integrity and trust, working with people from around the nation and around the globe.  I'm known as a hard worker, as someone that is constantly upping the bar for … (2 comments)

door county real estate advice for buyers: Seven Signs You've Found the RIGHT Door County Realtor - 04/09/19 08:59 AM
Buying or selling a Door County property can be a complicated and stressful experience, but I'm here to help. There can be a lot of moving parts involved that may come as a surprise to people who have never been through the process before. This is why having the right real estate agent is critical.
Picking the right agent/broker isn’t always easy, but you’ll definitely know if you’ve picked the right one for you. Here are seven signs that you’ve made a great decision in picking your real estate agent:
1. You like being around themYou don’t have to be head over heels … (1 comments)

door county real estate advice for buyers: Door County Real Estate Update for Spring, 2019 - 04/04/19 02:21 PM
Door County Real Estate Update
for Spring, 2019
 
Spring is on the calendar for Door County, but it's been slow in coming.  Here is a real-time picture of the Sister Bay Marina taken (of course) from Marina View Condominiums (we still have 2 for sale--and just look at that gorgeous view!!).
 
The view from Marina View Condominiums
.....that ice should be gone in the next 10 days
 
With new listings coming on the market daily, it's one of my favorite times of the year to discuss Door County real estate.   This is also known as the "re-list" season--homes that were on the market last autumn that … (1 comments)

door county real estate advice for buyers: You Have The Information, What Are You Going To Do With It? - 01/28/19 11:27 AM
Missed opportunities....they can stick in our minds like a sliver in your finger. 
 
In 2017/2018, the most-often heard words to me from Door County property Buyers were:  "I know houses like this were selling for $20,000 $30,000 $75,000, $100,000 (fill in the blank) less on the shore or in this neighborhood from 2012-2015....
why didn't I buy then?"
 
Buyer's remorse on missing out on a sale is a VERY real thing.   I have rarely, in my entire career, had actual remorse when someone purchased something.  Most buyers are realizing their Door County dreams, some of which have been a desire for years or even … (2 comments)

door county real estate advice for buyers: Where to live in Door County: Real Estate for Sale in Sister Bay - 03/31/18 02:02 PM
WHERE TO LIVE IN DOOR COUNTY
Door County Listings: Door County Real Estate for Sale in Sister Bay, WI 54234
 
Welcome to Door County, Wisconsin---and to Sister Bay, voted Door County's most popular destination in 2016.  Why?  There are so many reasons to visit and live in Sister Bay that I could write 5,000 words and not run out of ideas and recommendations, but I'll tell you first the simple thing Wikipedia states about Sister Bay:
 
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.58 square miles, of which 2.58 square miles is land and 1.00 square mile is water.
 
Note the … (2 comments)

door county real estate advice for buyers: Summer in Door County 2016: Real Estate Market Update - 07/11/16 11:33 PM
Summer in Door County: 2016 Real Estate Update.
 
It has been an incredible year for Door County real estate, with heavy activity starting early this year (April) as opposed to May, and both listing and sales traffic remain heavy as of this writing. How is the Door County real estate market? What are the popular buys in Door County in the summer of 2016?
 
Summer in Door County:  Here is a sampling of our Door County real estate market for the summer of 2016, where people are buying Door County real estate and what do do in … (0 comments)

door county real estate advice for buyers: This Week in Door County Real Estate: New Listings, Price Reductions - 10/25/14 03:59 AM

 
Greetings from Door County, where our prediction that sales and activity would pick up after the holiday festival weekends was quite accurate.  Our team did some well-attended open house hours at Yacht Harbor Shores yesterday; additionally, we are taking on a new listing in Ellison  Bay, working on a few price reductions for our already fantastic listings, and had a SOLD waterfront condominium in Sister Bay.  Today is a beautiful day for the Fall 50.
 
 
 
This Week in Door County Real Estate:  
 
If you have been watching the news, most lender interest rates on 30 year fixed rate mortgages dropped … (0 comments)

 
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Sister Bay, WI

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