Bayfield, WI Real Estate News

By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
  Bayfield, Wisconsin Real Estate Market Report - Average List Price Continues to Drop at the Close of November 2011   Trulia reports that average home listing prices continued to drop at the end of November, 2011.  The average list price of a home in the 54814 zip code area fell to $199,941 as of November 30th, down 0.7% from the prior week. The average list price of a Bayfield, Wisconsin home has dropped 2.5%, or $5229, since November 9, 2011.  The number of available listings in 54814 also dropped nearly 5% during the month of November, 2011. Just over one-half of the current Bayfield, Wisconsin dwelling listings fall into the Condominium/Townhome/Row Home/Co-op category, according to the Realtor.com website.  The large percentage of condominiums and townhomes for sale in Bayfield at...
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By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
  Bayfield, Wisconsin Real Estate Market Report for November 2011 - November Average List Price Drops 1.3% During the Past Week The inventory of Bayfield, Wisconsin area homes for sale remains high, while the average list price of homes for sale in the 54814 zip code has dropped steadily since the beginning of November, according to data obtained from Trulia. At the beginning of November, the average list price for Bayfield homes was around $207,000.  As of November 23, 2011, that average list price had dropped to $201,295. When compared to the Madeline Island real estate market, homes in Bayfield appear to be much more affordable.  The average price of a home in the 54850 zip code area (Madeline Island) is currently $385,305.  The higher figure for Madeline Island home price averages r...
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By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
  BAYFIELD, WISCONSIN REAL ESTATE - MARKET REPORT FOR NOVEMBER 21, 2010   Here is the most recent real estate Market Report for Bayfield, Wisconsin as of the 21st of November. There are currently 92 Bayfield homes listed for sale.  This number is down from the end of October, when there were 96 reported listings in the 54814 zip code area. As of November 17th, the average list price for a Bayfield home had dropped to $241,000 from an earlier average of $246,000 at the end of October. Trulia reports no closed dwelling sales in the last thirty days for Bayfield. In addition to a drop in list prices, the drop in listing inventory is expected to continue, as some owners are likely to pull their properties off the market during winter months and other listings may not be renewed once they ex...
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By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
  The Bayfield, Wisconsin Real Estate Market is very Different from the Madeline Island Market   Our company, Madeline Island Realty, has listed and sold properties in Bayfield, Wisconsin (which Islanders refer to as "across the pond") in the past.  Bayfield is a wonderfully charming town with it's own history and beauty, very different in some ways from that on Madeline Island. But it's also a very different real estate market in Bayfield this year.  Some properties are moving, many others are not.  And the Bayfield buyer is distinctly different from the buyer who is searching for property on Madeline Island. I hear some prospects who tend towards the mainland do so because they fear being tethered to the Madeline Island Ferry, dependent upon the boat for transportation (and the costs ...
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By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
As part of the ongoing "Bayfield in Bloom" celebration, this weekend brings art gallery openings, orchard tours and more springtime shop openings. Bayfield County Garden & Orchard tours begin at 10 a.m. and run until 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 24.  Participants may pick up an orchard map at the Bayfield Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, located at 42 S. Broad street.  The map is also available online at http://www.bayfield.org Erickson's Orchard Store opens this weekend as well.  The Erickson Orchard Country Store will be open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., with a special twenty per cent discount (minimum $20 purchase). Discounts will also be available this weekend at Eckel's Pottery Gallery and the Austin Miller Studio & Gallery, on the outskirts of town.  And Donalee Designs will be open f...
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By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
The sixth annual "Bayfield in Bloom" celebration is on its way! From May 16 through June 15, Bayfield will be alive with springtime events and activities.  The event kicks off with an on-location broadcast of "Garden Talk" at the Bayfield Lakeside Pavillion, with Wisconsin Public Radio personality Larry Meiller.  Garden Talk features an "Ask the Experts" segment and audience members are invited to participate as part of the studio audience. Other special events during the month-long celebration will include Chequamegon Bay Birding and Nature Festival, May 16-18 Twenty-seventh annual 10K "Apple Blossom Run", May 17 Bayfield County Orchard Tours, May 24 Bayfield "Bloomin' Yard Sale" and city-wide Garden Tour, June 7 Madeline Island Ferry Line "Free Passenger Day", June 8 "Blessing of the ...
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By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
  This weekend, turkey-weary tourists and locals alike in the Chequamegon Bay area will be able to take refuge at the popular Wild Rice restaurant, located on Old San Road, just south of Bayfield, Wisconsin.  Wild Rice will be hosting its annual "Tired of Turkey" multi-course prime rib dinner on Saturday, November 24, at 6:30 p.m. Wild Rice is renowned for its extraordinarily beautiful setting (as the website says, "Near the water, in the woods, on Lake Superior"), its huge wine cellar, and critically-acclaimed cuisine.  The restaurant building is an architectural masterpiece by architect David Salmela, with huge windows and a Scandinavian flair.  Top-notch reviews of the Wild Rice restaurant have appeared in Minnesota Monthly magazine and in Minneapolis Saint Paul magazine. The cost pe...
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By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
The renowned 2007 Bayfield Apple Festival runs October 5-7, 2007 in Bayfield, Wisconsin.  Bayfield is located on Highway 13, about 79 miles east of Superior, Wisconsin. This year's events will include a Venetian Boat Parade with music by the Pipes and Drums of Thunder Bay, an Apostle Islands Grand Tour cruise, live music by Big Top Chautauqua entertainers, the annual Apple Festival Parade, carnival rides, dozens and dozens of food vendors (featuring just about every apple-related treat you could imagine) and more. A twenty-minute ride by car ferry will take Apple Festival visitors to nearby Madeline Island, where you'll find lots to see and do on Apple Festival weekend! The Bayfield Apple Festival has been listed among the "Top Ten Autumn Festivals in North America" by the Society of Am...
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