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“Tim was extremely professional and very helpful! He went out of his way to listen to what I was looking for in a home. He made the entire buying process as easy as he could for me, including providing me with a personal checklist of timelines when providers, utilities, etc. needed to be contacted. His suggestions for contact people(banking, inspectors, etc) were "spot on" and very helpful and appreciated!”
Barb Jacobsen, November 2016


Lake Links
Sawyer County has some of the most pristine lakes in northern Wisconsin. Each year thousands of visitors descend on our area for the food, festivals and fun.

Gary Nathan | Broker

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Gary Nathan Real Estate BrokerMy wife, Shari, and I have lived in Hayward since 1980. We owned and operated funeral homes in Hayward and Spooner until 1997 when we had the opportunity to make a change in lifestyle. Woodland Developments & Realty was started in 1999 in our home on Grindstone Lake. In 2003, the need for an office in town prompted the development of the Woodland Court office complex on Railroad Street. Our personal service to families through the funeral homes and my community involvement laid the groundwork that has carried over into my current real estate career. I am blessed to have a wonderful support team and work with clients who I truly consider friends. My experiences as an owner of several different businesses and having worked in corporate development and acquisitions, as well as real estate development and sales, gives me added knowledge and expertise. Whether you're looking to sell or buy, I will work hard to make it happen.

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Jim Dahlby | Broker Associate

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Jim Dahlby Woodland Development & RealtyMy name is Jim Dahlby and here's a bit of background on me. Originally from the Hudson, Wisconsin area, I moved to Hayward in 2000. Having vacationed in Hayward for many years, I thought that one day I would want to live here. After a couple years of hesitation, I made the move. Selling real estate full time in Hudson since 1984, I thought it would be a smooth transition. However, the two markets are completely different, and I had to make some adjustments, you could say. Well, I caught on and have enjoyed it ever since. It's been the best move I ever made. Meeting my wife and enjoying all the Northwoods has to offer, I am truly blessed. My 31 years of experience as a full time real estate agent and the fact that I live and work in this fantastic vacationland enable me to provide you with excellent service. I look forward to talking with you about buying or selling real estate in Wisconsin's favorite vacation destination.

Matt Albrecht | Sales Associate

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Matt Albrecht Woodland Development & Realty As lifelong residents of the Hayward area, my wife, Amber, and I are very grateful to be able to serve the community that we love. It is also a privilege to be able to raise our two children, Tyler and Tenley, in this beautiful northwoods atmosphere. In addition to my work as a real estate agent at Woodland Developments and Realty, I am also a 3rd grade teacher in the Hayward Community School District. I truly enjoy working with people of all ages to help them reach their goals. Whether you are looking to buy or sell property in the Hayward area, I would be honored to work with you and help to make your dream a reality.

Stacy Hughes Anderson | Sales Associate

Stacy Hughes Anderson Woodland Development & RealtyOriginally from Minnesota, Stacy and her husband, Neal, are now enjoying being full-time residents of Wisconsin! They bought lake front acreage in the Hayward area in 2006, created their own beautiful log home from 2009-2011 and have come to realize their dream of living “Up North”! Stacy manages their vacation rental company (Lake Wind Inc.), which assists lake home owners in making good income from their homes while sharing them with other families. Having worked in her ‘previous life’ as a psychologist, and continuing to play gigs in the area as a professional musician, Stacy is also excited to join Woodland Developments and Realty as a Real Estate Associate, assisting Gary and the rest of his Team with helping folks realize their own “Up North” dream!

Barbara Bolitho | Sales Associate

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Barbara Bolitho Woodland Development & RealtyI have enjoyed living in the Hayward area since 1998 with my husband Jim and three furry kids. I am an accomplished professional Realtor at Woodland Developments & Realty since 2003 as an Accredited Buyer Representative, and I bring a wealth of experience. My prior 25 years working for Naegele Outdoor Advertising as a Certified Professional Secretary for the Naegele family helped strengthen my organization and communication skills to become a highly motivated, committed individual with an excellent work ethic and an enthusiastic approach to all I do which ensures successful results.  I look forward to assisting you in selling or buying your property.

I believe in giving to the Hayward Community: celebrating 10 years at The Park Center as a co-chair volunteer; organizing a monthly Girls Night Out for the area women to socialize and network; and volunteering at the Northwoods Humane Society and Habitat for Humanity. I attend Hayward United Methodist Church, enjoy going to movies, gourmet dinner groups, walking, kayaking & snowshoeing with the Women of the Woods & Water, plus road trips to visit our five grandchildren.

Jim Dixon | Sales Associate

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Jim Dixon Woodland Development & RealtyMinnesota /Wisconsin born and raised. Lake Sissabagama by choice. This story really began when student nurse Danielle Bellefeuille (College of St. Catherine) was assigned to tend to water ski accident student James Dixon (University of St. Thomas) at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Forty plus years, four children, and eight grandchildren later, James (Jim) and Danielle (Dani) Dixon escaped from West Bend, Wisconsin and moved to Pine Ridge Condos on Lake Sissabagama to live out their dream.

After over forty years of heading up Dixon & Associates Ltd. specializing in marketing and developing retirement housing nationwide, starting a new career with the Woodland team in residential real estate in Wisconsin was as easy as releasing a muskie. And just as exciting!

May I mention tennis? Hayward tennis is the best. Dixons are founding members of the Northwoods Tennis Club in Hayward. Three or four times a week you will find Jim and Danielle playing on the Hayward School District courts with people who have become their competition on the court and their friends off the court. We also have a winter home in Venice, Florida (Where Jim is also a licensed professional Realtor).

Did I mention Real Estate? (I will tell you anyway). Being part of Woodland Realty, one of the most successful Realty Offices in our north country, I am confident to say: "Contact me and your property search or "for sale" listing will get more personal attention than a first grandchild at Christmas" ALWAYS HAPPY TO BE OF SERVICE

Tim Gardner | Sales Associate

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Tim Gardner Woodland Development & RealtyTim has lived in Hayward for the past 36 years with his wife, Sue, and raised their 2 sons, Jeffrey and Kevin, here in the Hayward School System. Tim knows the area well and can assist you in your buying and selling needs. Tim has volunteered for many area activities and community service over the years.

Tim taught school for 35 years, 33 of those in Hayward. He graduated from UW- Eau Claire and received his Master's Degree from UW - Superior. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, road biking, cross country skiing, kayaking, and geocaching. It would be Tim's pleasure to show you our area and the properties it has to offer. Tim works hard to get the job done for you.

Amanda Mavis | Assisting Agent to Gary Nathan

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Amanda Mavis Woodland Development & RealtyI am a Licensed Personal Assistant to Gary Nathan. In 2005 I obtained my real estate license to better assist our growing needs. I help manage day-to-day operations, client and customer care, and take the lead in marketing and advertising for our property listings. I am available as Gary's representative to show, list, and sell properties as well as answer any questions you may have. Gary and I enjoy working as a team and feel that our combined knowledge, expertise, and experience greatly benefit both buyers and sellers.

Amber Albrecht | Office Manager

Amber Albrecht Woodland Development & RealtyHello, my name is Amber Albrecht. While growing up in the Hayward area I fell in love with the beauty of the northwoods. After graduating high school I moved to the Twin Cities and started taking classes at Northwestern College but soon realized that back home and close to family was the place for me. My husband Matt and I love this community and feel it's a privilege to be able to raise our family here. As the Office Manager at Woodland, I am part of a team that aims to provide you with excellent customer service. I work with our agents to make sure that all properties are marketed effectively, using both local and online resources. I look forward to working with you and hope to help make your partnership with Woodland Developments and Realty a successful one.

Barb Lundberg

Barb Lundberg Woodland Development & Realty Barb has been in real estate since 2001 when she decided to pursue a new challenge and left a long, satisfying career with a major grocery retailer. Her real estate journey began in Marshall, MN where, as a MN licensed associate, she primarily worked with Schwans Food Service corporate relocation clients and as the office manager for a local, trusted company. In 2004, she moved to Minneapolis, MN where she continued in the real estate industry as an Executive Administrative Assistant for a leading Twin Cities sales agent. Her marriage in 2006 brought her to Hayward and to Woodland Developments & Realty where she assists Gary Nathan. She is also a WI licensed salesperson as well as owning and operating Barb Lundberg Photography. "I am certainly blessed to be part of the family at Woodland Developments & Realty. Being part of a company that puts people first has always been a priority for me, and I know how fortunate I was to find that with Gary and the rest of the group. If you are searching for property in or near Hayward or anything Hayward for that matter, you've arrived at the right place!"

Nicole Nathan

Nicole Nathan Woodland Development & RealtyGary's daughter, Nicole, graduated from the University of St. Thomas in 2008 with Health Promotion and Physical Education degrees and obtained her real estate license in 2015. She owns Hayward Fitness Fanatics where she teaches classes and meets personal training clients. Nicole purchased her first home located next to the Birkie trail and loves the Hayward area. You might see her helping at the front desk answering phones or showing property for her dad.