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By Walt Fish, Upper Michigan's Most Experienced Home Inspector
(Bay Area Home Inspection, LLC)
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 How does Marquette stack up compared to other counties in the UP? As many of you know, Radon is a gas that can enter and accumulate in homes (actually the decaying by products do). As you also know, high levels of Radon are known to be the second leading cause of lung cancer.As a whole, upper Mi...

By Walt Fish, Upper Michigan's Most Experienced Home Inspector
(Bay Area Home Inspection, LLC)
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 As a long time Inspector myself, I've seen many (Home Inspectors) come and go over the past 18 years. The purpose of this post is to have an honest discussion about the value and scope of a home inspection, what effect it has on the buyer, seller and realestate transaction as a whole, and, from ...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
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St Peters Cathedral, in Marquette MichiganRecently, Nick and I had the opportunity to attend Mass in St Peters Cathedral in Marquette.This Cathedral is not just a special place to worship God but holds significant historical value to this region of the country.This is the Cathedral that the snows...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
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Big Bay Monster? What is That Anyway?While visiting a lighthouse near Big Bay Michigan recently Jack and I came across one of those odd creatures that leave most of us wondering.I did not know what it was, and Jack did not know what it was either.So we left the camera there for a while to see if ...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
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Big Bay Lighthouse and B&B, a Relaxing Stop and Worth the Trip. Recently while checking on our Forest Inventory Project in the Huron Mountains of Upper Michigan I took a little detour to do some touristing near Big Bay.Seeing a sign indicating “lighthouse this way”, I thought that this could be f...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
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Relaxing On the Shores of MarquetteOne of my favorite cities in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is the city of Marquette.I had not been here in several years when I stopped here last week while checking on a Forest Inventory project we are working on North of here in the Huron Mountains.On this day wh...

By Dale Dresel, Professional Realtor Maricopa, Gilbert & Goodyear
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa, Gilbert & Goodyear AZ)
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*ARIZONA HOMES WINTER  SPECIAL* Arizona  Corner Lot Bungalow Home for Sale in Acacia Crossings  44701 W PARAISO LaneMaricopa, Arizona $149,900   Beds: 4 Bath: 2 Type: Single Family - Detached Sq Ft: 1754 Built: 2004 MLS: 5366178    Arizona  Corner Lot Bungalow Home for Sale in Acacia CrossingsGre...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
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Outlasting Many Forest GenerationsGenerally trees are a long term thing and abandoned cabins are very short lived.Many of the forest trees we work with are long lived species that live to be over a hundred years old before they start to show signs of the end.And often when a cabin is abandoned in...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
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When In Doubt, Do Not Go Out!Lake Superior is a beautiful body of water with a great view from whatever place you may be, but it does have a dark history in its cold deep waters.Nobody knows just how many ships, boats and other watercraft line the bottom of this lake, or how many people went down...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
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Finally Found the Front Door, and the Unwelcome Mat.After decades of working in the forests around the Huron Mountain Club and hearing stories about the rich and famous owners of this Huge chunk of Michigan wilderness I finally got around to taking a drive around to the real entrance to their pro...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
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What is That Anyway?While visiting a lighthouse near Big Bay Michigan this past week Jack and I came across one of those odd creatures that leave most of us wondering.I did not know what it was, and Jack did not know what it was either.So we left the camera there for a while to see if anyone else...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
Comments 8
Big Bay Outfitters, Leave Fully Clothed and Caffeinated!Big Bay Outfitters, Walk in Through our Front Door in Yer Birthday Suit with a Fist Full of $$$, and Leave Fully Clothed and Caffeinated!Or so says the sign on the building.I had to stop at this little shop that had plenty of canoes and kaya...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
Comments 7
Big Bay Lighthouse and B&B, a Relaxing Stop and Worth the Trip. Yesterday while checking on our Forest Inventory Project in the Huron Mountains of Upper Michigan I took a little detour to do some touristing near Big Bay.Seeing a sign indicating “lighthouse this way”, I thought that this could be ...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
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Jean Kays Pasties, a Must Stop in Marquette Michigan.I have been working in the UP, Upper Peninsula of Michigan for about 30 years off and on and had never stopped at Jean Kays until this past week.Though Marquette is one of my favorite destinations in the UP, I never had the desire to seek out a...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
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St Peters Cathedral, in Marquette MichiganThis morning Nick and I had the opportunity to attend Mass in St Peters Cathedral in Marquette.This Cathedral is not just a special place to worship God but holds significant historical value to this region of the country.This is the Cathedral that the sn...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
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New Crew Member at Woodland Management ServiceLast week I took a trip up to Michigan to drop off a new crew member, a New Yamaha Kodiak 700.After our old ATV bit the dust on a project in the Adirondacks this year we had a vacancy on the crew that was causing a lot of pain for feet and vehicles al...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
Comments 11
Perseid Meteor Shower Coming to a Sky Near You This Week August 11-15, 2015Perseid meteor shower Here is a repeat of my blog from last summer, I hope that you will take a little time this summer to enjoy some falling starts with me. Perseid meteor shower   It’s been a long busy and stressful July...

By Walt Fish, Upper Michigan's Most Experienced Home Inspector
(Bay Area Home Inspection, LLC)
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  Over the years I have bought 6 homes and sold 4. Here are a few things to consider when choosing a realtor to work with to help you buy your first, or next home. 1. Lay out your expectations, and see if you and the realtor are well matched. If not, find another one. It is important to have rea...

By Walt Fish, Upper Michigan's Most Experienced Home Inspector
(Bay Area Home Inspection, LLC)
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In the Real Estate market, there are a number of unique issues that Veterans encounter. Responding to their needs is more than good service, it's an opportunity to give something back, and in some small measure, a way to say thanks! As a Veteran myself, I learned early on, how to navigate the VA ...

By Stephanie Jones, What Doors Will I Open For You?
(Select Realty)
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"I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way."  Franklin P. Jones quotes (American Businessman, 1887-1929)     I grew up in a family that was told to look it up when we didn't know the answer to something. In my ho...

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