Real Estate questions on Madeline Island - La Pointe, Wisconsin.. Located off of the south shore of Lake Superior in Wisconsin, it's charm and abundant natural beauty make Madeline Island nature's perfect retreat.
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The Zoning Ordinance for the Town of La Pointe begins with Section 1.0 Introduction 1.1 Authority and Purpose, stating "The ordinance is not intended to prevent development, but it is intended to insure that the development occurs in an orderly manner so as to recognize and respect existing land ...
Finally, we have ferns opening on Madeline Island - along with an abundance of pussywillows. The ice is gone, the ferry is running, and the sun is shining - it's a beautiful day on Lake Superior - as we approach the weekend and the arrival of new friends.
It is with pleasure that I announce the return of the Ferry Boats to Madeline Island, La Pointe, Wisconsin. When the boats run - after the ice road has failed and the windsled starts breaking through the ice - the community gathers at the dock to welcome a sure sign of approaching spring.
A sure sign of spring on Madeline Island - it seems that this morning, a significant crack has developed on the Bayfield approach to the ice road. A crack too significant to try to jump. Seriously, this is the transitional season, melting ice, warming days and the return of the windsleds for tran...
Facts can be tough to swallow. It is sometimes difficult to confront the facts as they present themselves. As an optimistic personality working in the field of real estate - where we have a responsibility to our clients to help market and sell their properties - it can be challenging to present t...
Yes, it's true that the residents of Madeline Island are beginning to tire of the long winter. It's still good to have an ice road that looks as though it will carry forward for another month - we hope. But as the days pass, we start to look forward to the arrival of spring - and the return of ou...
This is the time of year when all residents on Madeline Island wish for cold weather. The ice road forms our link with the outside world during the winter, and a way for visitors to have the experience of actually driving over Lake Superior. Despite the recent warm days, the ice is thick, tempera...
What's It Worth? Madeline Island Real Estate by Michael Childers How much does property cost on the island? Why does shoreline property cost more than inland property? What is the real estate market like today? Is this a good time to sell or to buy? Is property on the island expensive or cheap,...
What’s It Worth? Madeline Island Real Estate by Michael Childers In the last “What’s It Worth?” we said that we would look at the price history for a group of properties that share the same attributes; a collection of vacant shoreline lots of the same size, sharing lake access. Given the variab...