Archive for January, 2011

Market for Vacation Homes Is on the Rise

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

“The strength of second-home sales paints a stark contrast to the overall housing market, which is expected to worsen in 2011.”

“According to the National Association of Realtors, one in 10 real-estate transactions in 2009 was for the purchase of a vacation home.”

From U.S. News on The Wall Street Journal Online, including specific comment on regional Wisconsin vacation home market.  Read full articles here:  WSJ – Market for Vacation Homes Is on the Rise

Northern Lakes Webcams

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

You can’t always jump in the car and head up north at the drop of a hat.  For those times when you need a little break from work, and to remind yourself what it’s all about here are a couple of websites with their web cams on two Wisconsin lakes.

Trump Lake, near Wabeno in Forest County, Wisconsin

Big Stone Lake, near Three Lakes in Oneida County, Wisconsin

Please forward the links for any Wisconsin and Michigan webcams you find for inclusion in future blog updates.  Thanks, and Happy New Year 2011.