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The American Dream is Alive and Somewhat Well

The American Dream is Alive and Somewhat Well

The year is coming to a close and once again people will be making predictions and resolutions. There’s no question we’ve had some pretty lean years recently and everyone is truly hoping for a more prosperous New Year. We are all looking for good news. Everyone wants to have their share of the American Dream. […]

The Real Estate Emergency Resuce Vehicle

The Real Estate Emergency Resuce Vehicle

If you are reading this then the world didn’t end as predicted. But 2012 is coming to an end soon and we are headed down the homestretch with 86 residential sales last month in the communities listed in this Lakes Region real estate market report. That’s a 44% increase over the 60 sales posted last […]

A Waukewan Cottage Renovation

A Waukewan Cottage Renovation

I am a sucker for old lake cottages. You can give me a little camp by the lake instead of a mega-mansion any day and I’d be quite happy. This past summer I sold a classic, 1910 vintage cottage at 533 Waukewan Rd in Center Harbor on Lake Waukewan that I had listed to a […]

The View from the House on the Edge of the Fiscal Cliff

The View from the House on the Edge of the Fiscal Cliff

The residential home inventory in the twelve communities covered in this Lakes Region market report dropped to 1,023 listings as of December 1, down from 1,120 in November and 1,168 as of December 1, 2011. This inventory level represents a 13 month supply of homes on the market which is the lowest we’ve seen in […]