Transforming a tired, old Farm into “Cannon Valley Farmstead”

Cannon Valley Farmstead
Over the past several years our family has done a lot of traveling and when we travel, we try to bypass the old cliché hotels and search for unique vacation rentals, usually through AirBnB or …

County halts moving forward on selling/disposing of foreclosure properties

At the Wednesday, January 10 Monroe County Property and Maintenance Committee meeting, one of the agenda items was what the county will do with the tax delinquent foreclosed properties that they now …

Post 201 still in search of season’s first win

    Four games into their summer baseball season, the Tomah 19u legion team is still on the hunt for that opening win of the campaign. Tomah Post 201 has dropped its first …

All About: Sheriff Sales in Monroe County

Deputy Matt Hoskins at the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is the one who handles any sheriff sales for Monroe County properties. Hoskins has taken classes and has been certified to commence …

Property taxes throughout Monroe County

In gathering data from the Monroe County Treasurer, the Herald requested a list of mill rates for each township and the different school districts. The Herald put this data together in a map that is …
Fixer Upper of the Month

January Fixer Upper of the month

$139,900 910 Mill STREET, Sparta, WI 54656 3 beds 1 baths 1,120 sqft Just right! This solid brick built 3BD 1BA has an excellent floor plan with all bedrooms & bath …

Fixer Upper of the Month

$32,500 3  bd 1  ba 1,220  sqft 519 Glendale, Tomah, WI 54660 March 15, 2023 there was a fire that damaged the front porch. This also caused smoke and some water …

Embracing the Bounty of Rural Property Ownership

Monroe County, Wisconsin – Nestled in the heart of the Midwest, Monroe County offers a tranquil and picturesque landscape that captivates the hearts of many. Amidst the rolling hills, fertile …

The towns outsmarting Airbnb to make more homes available for residents

Reasons to be Cheerful reveals how U.S. communities are cracking down on the short-term housing market to make more homes available for residents.
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Top 10 most attractive U.S. cities for residents over 60
SmartAsset evaluated which U.S. cities and states had the highest number of people aged 60 and older moving in or out to determine what areas are most attractive to that age group.
2024's cities across the country with the biggest and smallest yards
LawnStarter ranked the cities with the biggest and smallest single-family home yards.
Which U.S. cities are best for first-time homebuyers?
SmartAsset examined the current state of the housing market in 185 metro areas to rank the best places for first-time homebuyers based on metrics such as affordability, competition and social characteristics of each area.
How to buy a home in a high interest rate environment
(BPT) - Following years of all-time low mortgage interest rates, 2023 saw rates fluctuate between 6% and 8%, complicating the plans of some homebuyers, particularly those looking to purchase their …
Hedge funds may soon be banned from owning single-family homes
Next City explains how the Edge Fund Control of American Homes Act seeks to keep private equity's influence out of single-family homes.
The 50 fastest and slowest sellers

The 50 places where homes are selling the fastest

Stacker compiled a list of counties where homes sold the fastest, using data from Redfin.

The 50 places where homes are taking the longest to sell

Stacker compiled a list of counties where homes sold the slowest, using data from Redfin.

10 U.S. cities where living with a roommate can save you more than $700 a month

SmartAsset ranked 100 of the largest cities by calculating the amount saved when splitting rent on a two-bedroom apartment versus renting a one-bedroom apartment alone.

Is real estate actually a good investment?

Wealth Enhancement Group analyzed data from academic research, Standard and Poor's, and Nareit to compare real estate to stocks as investments.

Outdoor TVs, 'she sheds' and saltwater pools: 20 features that could boost a home's sale price and speed up offers

Money reports that despite high mortgage rates and home prices, there are still ways sellers can boost sale prices.

Top 5 Reasons to Call the Great Lakes State Home

(BPT) - Thinking about moving? Consider Michigan, which offers great jobs, an even better cost of living, economic opportunity and welcoming communities. Its stunning natural landscapes and vibrant …

Thinking about investing in a duplex? Think bigger.
(BPT) - Investing in real estate can be a smart choice, but not all investments are created equal. There's no denying rental properties are a surging market. Mortgage interest rates have risen …
Banks boosting communities: How a behind-the-scenes partnership supports housing affordability and economic development
(BPT) - It’s a virtuous cycle: communities that are economically vibrant create good jobs that support homeownership, and homeownership builds generational wealth that supports entrepreneurship …
What to expect when buying a house in 2024
Experian analyzed housing market data to make some forward-thinking predictions about what you can expect from the housing market in 2024.