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What to Expect Next in Door County Real Estate

A global pandemic and subsequent lockdowns, a tight housing market, and general shift towards a stay-at-home mentality have pushed many homeowners to invest more of their income in home improvement projects in recent years. The increase in value and appeal to potential buyers can give a bathroom update or finished basement project a huge return on investment when it’s time to sell, but even if you aren’t planning on moving anytime soon, key updates to your living space will result in a new appreciation for your humble abode. 

Whether you choose one of our many talented remodeling contractors across the county, or you tackle your project DIY-style, improvements to your home are essential to maintaining your investment and getting maximum value out of it when the time comes to sell. Follow the link below to learn about some of the latest trends in home design, and the updates that can provide the greatest return on investment.

True North is home to Door County’s Real Estate experts. Contact us today and find out why we are the top selling brokerage in Door County.

9 Hot Home Design Trends This Summer

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trends for summer 2023

Inventory Remains Low

Despite continued new construction, the supply of available homes in Door County remains low.

Potential Buyers are Motivated

While mortgage rates have risen, median family income has increased and home price appreciation has decreased, keeping buyers interested despite low inventory.

Inflation Slowing

Encouraging news shows that the Federal Reserve’s strategy to slow inflation is proving effective.

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door county happenings

Christkindlmarkt in Sister Bay<br />

Birch Creek Summer Schedule

Birch Creek’s summer schedule is packed with great concerts featuring both students and master musicians.  Get your tickets now!

Plein Air Festival

The Midwest’s Premiere Outdoor Painting event brings artists from across the United States to paint the beauty of Door County. Don’t miss the Quick Paint, where artists complete a painting from start to finish along the streets and shoreline of Fish Creek.

Lipstick Optional

This unique event in the outdoor park amphitheater celebrates the songs, stories, and dance of the fantastic women who have crossed Northern Sky’s boards over the years.

door county living

41 DIY Christmas Front Door Decorations

An amazing abundance of great restaurants is a major contributor to Door County’s status as a premiere vacation destination. Forward-thinking residents have elected leaders that understood the uniqueness of our area and have helped foster a community that favors small establishments over large chain restaurants. The result is a county dotted with a large variety of interesting restaurants, cafes, taprooms, pizza joints, fine dining, and everything in between. 

New, exciting establishments open every year, and many old-favorite offerings have been in business for decades. A large variety of cusines are represented, and you could spend your whole summer trying to find your new favorite. Door County is a foodie’s dream come true.

13 must-visit Door County restaurants, from Chives to White Gull Inn


more of the door

A great way to bring Door County home with you is with these beautiful state parks posters from Peninsula Pulse.

Door County State Parks Poster Collection


Even the locals still find “secret” parts of Door County we’ve never experienced. Schoolhouse Beach is definitely one of those places.

The secret’s out: Door County beach named one of top 100 ‘secret beaches’ in the U.S.


Interested in a Door County home? Our unique county has an unconventional and competitive real estate market. Our local and independent real estate professionals are long-time residents who dedicate themselves to helping buyers and sellers achieve their goals in Door County.