Clearing Up Murky Lake Water Has Impact On Nearby Property Values

lake water closeupFrom Wisconsin Public Radio, October 2, 2018.

Jean Hedren never hears homebuyers in northern Wisconsin say they don’t care if the lake by their prospective home is green.

“It’s got to be clear,” said Hedren, an Edina Realty real estate agent who specializes in selling lake homes in northwest Wisconsin.

Generally speaking, Hedren said it’s true people will spend more money on lakes with clearer water, and a recent study from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire shows just how much water clarity is worth.

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