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Rural Land Market Starts the Year Off Right

Rural Land Market Starts the Year Off Right

SW Wisconsin Land Market Update Rural land prices inched upward again during the first quarter of 2018 to end up with an average price per acre of $3,755 for all of SW Wisconsin. This is an increase of 11% over the same time period a year ago. The number of...

3rd Quarter Interval in Strong Land Market Year

3rd Quarter Interval in Strong Land Market Year

SW Wisconsin Land Market Update The summer months are typically slower for rural real estate and this year is no exception. In southwestern Wisconsin the number of transactions during the 3rd quarter of 2017 are down when compared to 2nd quarter but dead even compared...

Rural Land Market Continues Strong & Steady

Rural Land Market Continues Strong & Steady

SW Wisconsin Land Market Update The average price per acre increased slightly during the 2nd quarter 2017 in southwestern Wisconsin while the number of sales jumped 31% when compared to the 1st quarter of 2017. The average price per acre of 2nd quarter sales for the...

Strong, Stable Rural Land Market

Strong, Stable Rural Land Market

SW Wisconsin Land Market Update A trend has emerged in the rural land market of southwestern Wisconsin. Since 2014, we’ve seen a strong showing in the first half of the year, then a slower third quarter followed by a rebound during the fourth quarter. That’s precisely...

Rural Land Prices Holding Firm

Rural Land Prices Holding Firm

SW Wisconsin Land Market Update: Little has changed in the rural land market during the 2nd quarter of 2016 in Southwest Wisconsin. The number of transactions was up over 1st quarter 2016 from 32 to 42 transactions. The average price per acre rose slightly from 1st quarter; however, the average parcel size came in at just 59 acres.

Lack of Inventory Holding Back the Land Market

Lack of Inventory Holding Back the Land Market

SW Wisconsin Land Market Update Quiet and steady best describes the 1st quarter 2016 land market in Southwest Wisconsin. The number of transaction was down from 4th quarter 2015 but was not unusual for a 1st quarter at 32 transactions. The average price per acre rose...

800’ Cave For Sale

800’ Cave For Sale

In real estate you run into all kinds of surprises; some of them strange, some of them pleasant. My favorite kind of surprise is when something unique pops up. Like how many real estate agents can say they have a cave for sale? This rural property encompasses almost...

Buyers: Don’t Go It Alone

Buyers: Don’t Go It Alone

This message is for buyers looking for the perfect piece of property: Get a buyer's agent to assist you! I was reminded again today of how important that is. Past clients invited me to view their new home that they just built on an acreage. The home is beautiful and...

Ten Years of Changes in Real Estate

Ten Years of Changes in Real Estate

We're celebrating 10 years in real estate this month. That's not very long really, but in that short time our business has changed from exclusively using newspaper ads to having nearly 100% of our contacts come through website ads. What will the next 10 years bring?...

Sneak Peek at 3rd Quarter Land Sales

Sneak Peek at 3rd Quarter Land Sales

Here's a sneak preview of SW Wisconsin 3rd quarter land sales. This number can only go higher as any closings from yesterday get recorded. We have seen a pretty big jump in the total number of sales during the 3rd quarter (up 54% as I write). Many of these...

Real Estate Dreams

Real Estate Dreams

Recently, I had a lady tour my website and fill out a form which said: “To be honest, I have no current plans to buy, just like to look and dream!” That started me thinking about real estate and how it’s uniquely tied to virtually everyone’s dreams. Whether we’re...

Wisconsin River vs. Chicago River

Wisconsin River vs. Chicago River

This week I had the opportunity (not sure that’s the right word) to visit downtown Chicago for a few days. I stayed at the south end of the Magnificent Mile known for its 460 stores, 275 restaurants, 51 hotels, and a host of sightseeing and entertainment spots.

Making The Cut

By: Jay Frazier So you’ve hired an agent that you’re confident is marketing your property to the right type of buyers and together you have established a reasonable asking price based on current market activity. While good marketing and proper pricing are essential...

Wisconsin Farmland Conversion Fee Repealed

by: Jay Frazier Some folks are cheering, others are booing but the passing of the recent state budget also included the repeal of the farmland conversion fee. For those who haven’t been following it, effective January 1, 2010 anyone that rezoned Wisconsin land from...

Sellers: The Time Is Now

Southwest Wisconsin Rural Property Owners If you’ve been contemplating over the winter about selling your property, the time is right to stop contemplating and take action. Spring isn’t quite here yet, but buyers don’t seem to care. Perhaps they are influenced by the...

Rural Property Prime Time

by: Jay Frazier This is the time of year when I hear the same mantra; “Call me when the snow melts”.  Unfortunately by thinking spring, buyers are missing out on some of the best opportunities to view rural properties. So if you’re sitting on the sidelines stocking up...

Timber Value 101 for Land Buyers

by: Jay Frazier Recently I had a question from a buyer relating to the standing timber on a property and how it affects the value of the parcel. Since many rural properties are wooded, I realized that others may have many of the same questions. Below is an excerpt of...

Jay Frazier

Accredited Land Consultant

Phone:
608-537-3006

Email:
jcf@ruralpropertypro.com

Address:
17783 County Rd T
Boscobel, WI 53805

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