My Two Favorite Words in Every Real Estate Property Description

My Two Favorite Words in Every Real Estate Property Description

Sittin on the dock of the bay… Which reminds me of my two favorite words in almost every property description from these parts. They’re usually the final two words: “dock included.

This lake home on the Lower Eau Claire Lake comes with the dock you see here. The rest of the place isn’t bad, either. To learn more, please visit Jean Hedren Edina Realty website.

175′ sandy lake frontage on Lower Eau Claire Lake

14088 E Sunny Shores Dr, Gordon

What are the three most important features of your dream lake cabin?

 

We all think differently. The property that’s perfect for you might not be perfect for me or for anyone else. Those three most important items might be the type or size of lake, the perfect swimming beach, other recreation activities, the cabin style that best fits your lifestyle, the number of bedrooms, the garage size, distance from home, and certainly your budget.Make a list of what’s most important. Trade-offs may be necessary within a particular price range. If you find the cabin and lake of your dreams, what are you willing to trade off in your price range? Keep in mind that even if money is no object, you’ll still need to make choices and trade-offs.  Example: I can find you a quiet lake that’s good for paddling and wildlife watching, or a deep, open lake good for waterskiing and jetskiing.  It’s tough to find both in the same lake.

You can start your search at my website www.JeanHedren.com Jean Hedren, Edina Realty, NW Wisconsin. Or give me a call or email 218-590-6634jeanhedren@edinarealty.com.
It would be my pleasure to help you find the lake, home or cabin, or lakeshore lot of your dreams. Northwest Wisconsin including Douglas, Bayfield, Washburn, and Sawyer CountiesCommunities: Gordon, Wascott, Minong, Barnes, Solon Springs, and others.

Your NW Wisconsin lake home or cabin search starts with the lake that’s right for you

Here we’ll examine the lake or water type that best suits your lifestyle.

Every buyer approaches the search process differently.  I’ve worked with some people, for example, who were very particular about the features they wanted in their new lake home; they were less concerned about where it was located.

I’ve also worked with buyers who prefer to start by choosing a lake—or at least by narrowing down their search to a very short list of lakes.  Only then do they begin looking for the place that’s right for them.  Choosing the right lake is their #1 priority; for them, this step comes first.

That’s a very good idea; every lake has its own distinct character. Do you want a home on a large recreational lake or a small quiet lake? Would riverfront property work best for you?

Large lakes, often the most desirable because they offer a greater variety of recreational activities, typically have homes and cabins with the highest price tags.

If you are willing to settle for a smaller lake, the same home may come with a smaller price tag. Chances are the lake is going to be quieter. Lakes below a certain size (about 200 acres) just aren’t very interesting for jet skis and water skiers; they tend to see more pontoons, fishing boats, or canoes.

You’ll have fewer neighbors and you’ll probably get to know them better. Depending on the lake, fishing pressure may be lighter.

Would riverfront property work for you? The same cabin or home will sell for less on a river than it would if it were on a lake. People tend to prefer lakes; maybe it’s because you can usually get out and do more on them than you could on a river.

Most rivers, especially smaller ones, just won’t offer the same boating or recreational opportunities as a lake would. In some cases, you may be able to travel upstream or downstream in a boat – or at least in a canoe or kayak. You may even have what’s essentially your own private fishing hole.

With some riverfront properties, the river may be too small or the current too swift. You’ll mainly just be able to sit and enjoy the river view. Still, if your waterfront is a small creek that you can see from your livingroom window, there’s something special about being near the water. It can also attract a lot of wildlife that you’ll be able to watch.

As you are thinking about your ideal lake home or cabin, you’ll want to consider the type of water that works best for your lifesyle and budget.

Curious to learn more about cabins and lake homes for sale in NW Wisconsin? Give me a call at 218-590-6634. Or, you can email me at jeanhedren@edinarealty.com. Start your NW Wisconsin lake property search at www.JeanHedren.com

Another Great Vatten Paddlar Race on Eau Claire Lakes in Barnes, WI

I’m proud to have been a sponsor of this year’s Vatten Paddlar canoe and kayak race, which was held July 7 on the Eau Claire Chain of Lakes in Barnes, Wisconsin.  I was glad for the opportunity to support our local community, and also to spread the word about the natural beauty of the lakes and rivers in this part of northwest Wisconsin.

Many of the elite racers turned in incredibly fast times.  Even more important, pretty much everyone there had an incredibly fun time.  Here are a few scenes from the race.  For more images and full race results, visit www.vattenpaddlar.com.

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Photos by Al Cambronne alcambronne.com

P.S.:  To learn more about the real estate for sale in northwest Wisconsin (especially lake homes, cabins, and waterfront properties), give me a call at 218-590-6634.  Or, you can reach me at jeanhedren@edinarealty.com.

Vattenpaddler 2018 NW Wisconsin Eau Claire Chain of Lakes

Proud to sponsor this NW Wisconsin canoe race.  A beautiful day for a canoe race. Vattenpaddler July 7, 2018. 10 mile and 5 mile canoe, kayak, SUP races on NW Wisconsin beautiful Eau Claire Chain of Lakes, Barnes and Gordon, WI.

NW WI Lake Home on 12 acres. Little Gilmore Lake, Minong, WI

Gorgeous 3 bedroom, 3 bath chalet on 12 acres located in the quiet end of Gilmore Lake with boating access to Big Gilmore Lake. Main level includes master suite, second bedroom and bathroom, laundry, plus open living room, kitchen, dining, and large screen porch.

Full property details: N13609 Narrows Tr, Minong, WI. $465,000

The channel between Little Gilmore and Gilmore Lake will accommodate most fishing boats and runabouts, but may be too low for pontoon boats. Great fishing on this quiet bay.

Curious about this NW Wisconsin lake home or other Minong WI real estate? Call Jean Hedren, Edina Realty. 218-590-6634. Or, email: jeanhedren@edinarealty.com.

The rewards of this real estate business = happy buyers and sellers.

When buyers are happy, I’m happy. Sure, this business is about making a living. But the satisfaction of doing a good job comes through when buyers and sellers are happy with the sale or purchase of a home, as well as the process along the way.  Sometimes this business can be bumpy. If I’ve helped to smooth the way a little for folks like Stephanie and Mike, then I have truly done my job.