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Deciding to sell a cherished family cottage on Walloon Lake is never an easy decision to make. However, if and when you do decide to sell, I would like you to consider calling me.
I believe, that as someone who has successfully negotiated the sale for many of Walloon’s most significant and respected families I have the experience, trust, and loyalty necessary to help you navigate the sale of your property. After all, as a life long Wallooner myself, you and I share many of the same traditions and memories that have made this lake so wonderful. This, I believe, makes me uniquely qualified to partner with you on the sale of your property.
One of those exceptional memories comes to life every year at the Walloon Woodies annual get together. I figured it…
By Charles E. Ramirez, The Detroit News | Posted January 18, 2019 at 11:24 PM |
Perched on Lake Charlevoix and surrounded by 60 acres of woods, a six bedroom and five bathroom white cedar log home that's on the market is an “Up North Retreat.”
The 4,420-square-foot house is located at 02503 Mountain Road in East Jordan, which is about 260 miles north and west of Detroit and 15 miles south of Charlevoix. The house has a private, gated drive complete with a covered bridge.
Listed for $6.99 million, it has more than 3,000 feet of sandy beach on Lake Charlevoix and comes with a guest house and horse barn.
Walter Kidd of Kidd & Leavy Real Estate Co. in Petoskey said what makes the home unique is the size of the property and its location on
HIGH DEMAND AND LOW SUPPLY ARE DRIVING HOUSING PRICES HIGHER. WHAT’S NEXT?
BY ROSS BOISSONEAU on NORTHERNEXPRESS.COM | OCT. 6, 2018
The housing market is always reacting to the law of supply and demand. When there’s a glut of homes on the market, prices drop. When demand outstrips supply, prices escalate.
So welcome to Traverse City, Petoskey, and Charlevoix — if you’ve got the money.
“Home sales are continuing to rise in our area. In certain price ranges, there are shortages of availability. So we are seeing multiple offers and consumers willing to pay more than the asking price and more than [its] true value to secure a home in Traverse City,” said Carolyn Collins. Collins is a Realtor with Century 21 Northland and president-elect of the
With impeccably maintained greens and gorgeous views, Northern Michigan’s golf courses are some of the most scenic in the United States. You can find three such courses located in Bay Harbor: The Links, The Preserve, and The Quarry, while Boyne Mountain hosts another two: The Alpine and The Monument. All of these were inspired or designed by Arthur Hills, Robert Trent Jones, and Donald Ross, and other golf greats. These courses will captivate you with lush, green forests and sweeping lake views. Check out Northern Michigan for a truly unforgettable golf experience.
Play all three Bay Harbor golf courses together for a seamless golf weekend, or choose just one, so you have time to enjoy the other amenities of this resort community.
Excerpt from “The Influencers Up North: Who’s Making Business Happen In Emmet, Antrim, And Charlevoix”
In Traverse City Business News Emmet/Antrim/Char., Issue 2018 July By Ross Boissoneau
Wally Kidd, Petoskey Kidd & Leavy Real Estate (Petoskey, Walloon Lake, Boyne City) Since forming his own real estate company with partner Pat Leavy in 2003, the longtime Realtor has expanded operations to three offices, located in Petoskey, Walloon Lake, and Boyne City. “My business partner Pat Leavy and I were at Bay Harbor,” Kidd said. “We wanted more control over our personal time and to see more of our kids, and decided it was time to venture out on our own.”
After filling out the ranks with 16 agents and staff, Kidd & Leavy is now first in the region for sales
These patriotic destinations are Travel Channel favorites and the perfect place to honor America's birthday in proper red, white, and blue style.
#2 Boyne City
The state known for its outstanding cherry pies (a traditional Independence Day treat) is home to Boyne City which offers one of the biggest and best celebrations around. Billed as "The Best 4th in the North," the party lasts for two whole days. It includes a rubber duck race, a special breakfast, multiple parades, and of course a spectacular fireworks show.
Read the article to find out who our Northern Michigan small town shares it's accolades with!