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“In the summer of 2017, Tara and I decided to look for a cabin in Northern WI.  After talking with several realtors, we found Matt Albrecht with Woodland Realty.  I was comfortable with Matt from the start.  Matt listened to what we wanted, understood our financial range and didn't try to push us towards properties out of our price range.  Matt was straight forward, honest and respectful of our requests.  Since we live 4hrs away, Matt made time on weekends to show us properties.  In September we found our dream property on Nelson lake and Matt was there to help us through all the steps.    I would highly recommend using Matt and Woodland to help you find your new home/cabin or sell your property. They did a fantastic job.   Respectfully,   Brian & Tara Korfmacher Cottage Grove WI.”
Brian & Tara Korfmacher, May 2019

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The Stock Market's Affect On Real Estate

Posted: February 28, 2018

When the stock market takes a hit, I am often asked how it affects real estate sales.  People ask the same question when interest rates take a hike. For the most part I can say that while it likely affects some buyers of real estate the fundamentals don't change. That is, if someone is searching for real estate whether it be a home, vacation home, vacant land or commercial real estate the search usually does not come to an end. It may change the buyer's criteria but typically it does not stop their quest to purchase.

Corrections in the stock market can scare the heck out of people but typically corrections are more emotional than fundamental.  Interest rate hikes over the next year or so will not spell doom and gloom for the real estate market.  
The fact is the economy appears to be pretty strong right now with economic growth appearing to accelerate. Interest rates are rising because of a better than expected economy so it really isn't bad when this happens.  
Don't get me wrong I surely prefer a stock market on the rise and interest rates to slowly rise. Real estate is normally a long-term investment and 2017 was another good year for real estate in our area. We surely do hope it will continue in 2018!
Gary Nathan