Author Archives: Jason Kok
FISHING PRIVATE WATERS Much fishing in Iowa is done on private waters with consent of the property owner. Iowa residents and nonresidents 16 years old and older are required to have a valid Iowa fishing license to fish farm ponds, … Continue reading
1. Always Conduct Thorough Research On The Current Market Although real estate values fluctuate due to local supply/demand dynamics and broader national economic considerations, it’s important to remember that properties always sell for no more or less than what the … Continue reading
Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a deal pretty quickly. Here are some negotiation … Continue reading
How is the property accessed? (Road frontage, deeded easement, etc..) Are there any water features on the property? Seasonal or year round (rivers, creek, lake, springs) Are utilities available to the property? (i.e water, electric, septic) What types of trees … Continue reading
Pricing your own home is hard, what with all the history and hopes this magic number entails. Of course, you want to make a profit. Of course, all that money you spent installing a swimming pool or a half-bath will be recouped, because you’re … Continue reading
Private Lake– Most Midwest states have laws that require lakes to be open or have an access point for the public to use and access it from. Sundown Lake is unique in that all of the land that surrounds the … Continue reading
Sundown Lake Property Owners working in conjunction with the Rural Improvement Zone Board to dredge a bay at Sundown Lake. The board is working on other projects to help improve other areas in the near future.