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Whether you are a longtime resident of Okoboji or a first time visitor, I will listen intently to your home buying goals. From there I can match you up to a small selection of homes that are fit to your desires. With so many homes for sale in Okoboji, Spirit Lake, Milford, Arnolds Park, and all of the Iowa Great Lakes, it can be a daunting task to go it alone. I welcome you to put your trust in me and and ask that you utilitze BojiHomes.com to take advantage of all the easy to use tools that so many of my current clients have come to enjoy. I have set up easy searches under the search tab for such properties as West Lake Condos for Sale, West Lake Homes for Sale, East Lake Condos for Sale, East Lake Homes for Sale, Big Spirit Condos for Sale, Big Spirit Homes for Sale, Milford Homes for sale, and the list goes on. If you want to narrow your search, you can easily use the EZ Search tool for more options. My goal is to be here when you need me and also give you the tools you need in case you get that urge late at night or early in the morning to find that new special place in the Iowa Great Lakes.
I provide you the very best marketing available and I aggressively market to buyers. I am not the agent that lists your home and waits for another agent to bring a buyer. My focus for my sellers has been and always will be to actively find buyers by my advanced marketing strategies. These strategies focus around my expertise in online marketing and "funneling" buyers to the perfect home for them. For our Lakeshore and upscale properties, I offer "The RE/MAX Collection", which focuses an upscale brand on that segment of the market. My expertise continues to be West Lake, East Lake, Upper Gar, Lower Gar, Minnewashta, Center Lake, Big Spirit, and Little Spirit Homes sales. I don't only focus on lake homes for sale in Okoboji, I put extraordinary energy and passion into selling homes, lots, and condos right in the middle of Spirit Lake, Lake Park, Okoboji, Arnolds Park, Milford and all the surrounding communities. Whether lakeshore or off-lake, sellers who put their faith in me with their listings will get a FULL-TIME real estate professional that cares about his clients and aggressively markets my listings
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Founded in 1960, the Three Sons has been a staple of Milford, IA retail. From Herman and Emil Richter, owners, was born the University of Okoboji, a ficticious university that calls the entire Iowa Great Lakes the campus of the U of O. Part of the experience of shopping the three sons, if walking the old battered floors, and taking a trip upstairs for half price, plus a buck. Brands you would expect in Milford Iowa are abundant, such as Patagonia, Oakley, Under Armour, Tommy Bahama, and more. There are currently 2 other stores; one at the amusement park, and another near the Regal Beagle called the bridge store. No self-respecting visitor to Okoboji leaves without visiting one of their stores.
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Okoboji Boat Works is home to "The Fish Shack" and "The Inconvenience Store". Formerly a marina of thriving boat sales since 1890, OBW now offers up many different rentals, a 24 hour gas dock, excursion boats, and more. I remember the days as a child of fishing for crappie and blue gill here and along the docks of Smith's Bay. Though the scenery has changed, the outstanding fishing has not.
Haywards Bay on West Lake Okoboji boasts low approaches and one of the few areas on West Lake to offer sand beaches. Renowned for the "bay of the flags", you will know you are in Haywards bay because of the all the American flags on the end of the docks. Fishing is great in Haywards Bay and the sunsets are one in a million. To get to Haywards Bay by car, one would drive the east side of the lake on Lakeshore Dr.
Here's the scenario. You are building a house or remodeling your house. Material costs are up. Labor costs are up. You ask yourself, where can I save a buck? Before answering this question, you must be careful, especially if your home is located in an area where other quality homes are built, whether on the lake, off the lake, or in higher valued developments such as golf course developments, etc. Growing up in construction and with a plethora of new construction and remodels under my belt, let me share with you some of the easy things that your future buyers will recognize when they are looking for quality.
1. One of the first things buyers of higher end homes will look for is to determine if the owner used hollow core doors. It's an immediate sign that the seller was looking for ways to save money (where else then did they cut back that I can't see???)
2. The second most obvious is the counter tops. Did the sellers spend for a quality granite, quartz, or other hard surface, or was formica used?
3. The third item that might stick out is the cabinetry. Do the drawers have dovetail construction with hardwoods? Did they use "soft close" drawers? Are there pull outs for the pots and pans?
4. Flooring is an easy one also. Was laminate used, or is it engineered or hardwoods? Does the carpet convey a quality feel and plushness? Is there a nice thick pad underneath the carpet?
5. Though there are many other items to look at, cheap vs quality lighting and plumbing fixtures are probably the next major focus.
There is nothing wrong with with using lower cost materials, especially when trying to keep a project within budget, especially when trying to build more house for less money. Just be aware that most buyers looking to spend in excess of $300k for off lake homes and $500+ for East Lake chain homes, and $1M+ for West and Big Spirit will expect the very best materials and finishes.
AmericInn Lodge & Suites is centrally located in Okoboji on beautiful Brooks National Golf Course. This hotel offers 61 guest rooms all with 32' flat screen televisions and plush top beds. There are a variety of different room types are available.....fireplace, whirlpool tub, patio or balcony. They offer a free hot home-style breakfast such as waffles, sausage, eggs or biscuits and gravy, fresh fruit, yogurt and more! Enjoy the heated swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna or soak up the sun on one of the three patios. AmericInn offers an affordable option to tourists, especially in the summer. It is also conveniently located just off the trail system in Okoboji.
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"The Tressle" bridge used to carry the old railroad that traversed the area. Now the tressle is home to some of the areas best fishing. Served as a hot spot for fisherman, and a trail for walkers and bikers, the tressle is a classic structure of the Okobojis. We spent days jumping off of the tressle doing cannonballs, preachers, flips and the like. I know in my life my friends and I have caught literally tens of thousands of crappie and blue gill off the tressle bridge.