Wally Kidd Real Estate Blog

Lakefront homes often times fall into a category when it comes to style. But this unique Walloon Lake home has a bit of everything, and it flows together seamlessly.

With beautiful frontage on Walloon Lake, a well landscaped lawn provides ample space for outdoor fun in the sun.

A ‘traditional cottage’ exterior is met inside with surprising contemporary updates and a more modern flair.

Kalin and Erin explored for tonight’s Amazing Northern Michigan Homes, learn more here.

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When the entire family is together, there is nothing better than a game of football in the yard, endless barbeques on the patio and entertaining alongside the water.

This beautiful home on Burt Lake has the charm of a historic family cottage with the updates you're looking for today.

From the new kitchen to the full sized tennis court, both indoors and out there is something to do.

Kalin and Erin explored for tonight's Amazing Northern Michigan Homes, learn more here.

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We print thousands of copies of our Kidd & Leavy Property Guide each year to make browsing and pursuing Northern Michigan properties more accessible. If you would like a hardcopy, stop by any of our three offices in Petoskey, Boyne City, or Walloon Village to pick up a copy or I would be happy to put one in the mail for you.  I am available 24/7 to help you find your Up North home or cottage. Call me, (231) 838-2700, with your real estate questions and more information about any Northern Michigan listing.

 
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By JEFF SMITH on June 29, 2016, published on MyNorth.com 

This article was originally published in the July 2016 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine.

With interest rates staying low (for now), and demand outstripping supply, everybody is calling this a seller’s market. To learn more, we checked in with Petoskey-based Realtor Wally Kidd, who garnered the most votes in our Red Hot Best Real Estate Agent category this year. Tapping into his insight and expertise, we asked him to take us to the ground here in Northwest Lower Michigan. What is happening now, and what is likely to happen in the coming year in the real estate market?

When you think trends, what is the first and foremost trend that pops to your mind?
If there’s a trend, it’s

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This newly finished home on Walloon Lake near Boyne City has rich history & stunning design.

The main home features creative nooks and crannies for working with a ‘water view’ and bedrooms that are perfectly designed.

Outside lots of lake frontage and a gradual slope to the dock is the place to be in the summer. Plus, the porch of this home was designed to be a ‘room all on its own.’

Kalin Franks and Jake Johnson take us for a tour for tonight’s Amazing Northern Michigan Homes, learn more.

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A lot of the time, people are looking to escape it all by coming to Northern Michigan.

But for others, they embrace being in the thick of our unique downtown communities.

Kalin Franks and Jacob Johnson bring us on a tour of an Amazing Northern Michigan Home right in downtown Petoskey.

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Enjoy our annual Property Guide! Contact me for more information on these properties or any Northern Michigan listing or visit one of our three offices in Petoskey, Walloon Lake, or Boyne City.   Click on the Brochure to view full screen. Press esc to exit full screen.
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With million dollar sunsets and a community pool house open year round, the Cliffs Condos at Bay Harbor provide world-class amenities right outside Petoskey.

This home features bedrooms downstairs, along with an additional living space at the walkout level.

A first floor master right off the gourmet kitchen means this place has everything you want, except an overwhelming amount of square footage to care for.

Kalin Franks and Jake Johnson visited for tonight’s Amazing Northern Michigan Homes, learn more here.

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