Archive for May, 2012

PA Picks – Calling All Condo Hunters

May 29th, 2012 by Ori Klein

While it’s still a propitious time to be house hunting, one cannot overlook the benefits (and great deals) that come with owning a condominium. Many buyers and investors are drawn in by the allure of a low-maintenance, less demanding property like a well-built condo. Even with association fees, you can’t beat being relieved of lawn-mowing and snow-shoveling duties. Whether you plan on renting the property or personally occupying it, condos can provide comfortable, even luxurious living without many of the ‘house headaches’ a typical residential property can bring.

Check out United Country – Badgerland Auction and Realty’s 2,795sf lakefront condo in Delafield, Wisconsin. Packed with desirable amenities, this 3-level property offers 3 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths, cathedral ceilings, fireplace, private deck with hot tub, indoor lounge on the 2nd floor, and 2 master suites with breathtaking lake views. Since we tend to like gadgets, Read the rest of this entry »

Spotlight On: Richard Warner, CAI, AARE, President, Warner Real Estate & Auction Company, Inc.

May 14th, 2012 by Ori Klein

Spotlight on . . .Richard Warner

We recently spoke with Richard Warner, President of Warner Real Estate & Auction Company, Inc. With a solid background in the commercial sector, Richard’s company focuses on real estate auction activity in the Northeast region. Dealing frequently with government institutions as well as farmland and developmental property, Richard’s experience includes a wide spectrum of inventory.
PA: How would you describe your organization (specialties, longevity, experience, etc.)?
RW: Warner Real Estate & Auction Company is a full service real estate brokerage firm specializing in selling real estate at auction via live on-site, sealed bid, on-line or a combination of live and webcast. Our company was founded in 2006 and has successfully sold millions of dollars of real estate at auction throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. We have sold properties for estates, private sellers, institutions, municipalities and the USDA-FSA.  Some of the properties we’ve sold at auction include gas stations, beach and luxury homes, offices, investment properties, farms, development land, industrial and other specialty properties.

PA Picks – Time for Some Beach Bidding…

May 7th, 2012 by Ori Klein

Ahhh… summer. Everyone’s favorite 3-month stretch of sunshine is within reach. And when summer hits, most people want to hit the beach. In honor of this spectacular season that’s a mere 40ish days away, we’re scoping out some coastal capital that will attract both investors and homeowners who want their paradise by the sea.

Check out’s .62 acre lot in South Haven, Michigan. Nestled in the exclusive gated community of Highfield Beach at Lake Michigan, the acquisition of this lot includes access to the clubhouse with an outdoor heated pool, scenic walking paths and a quick golf cart drive down to the shores of Lake Michigan to enjoy shared access of 500+ feet of private sandy shoreline. PA is picking this one for its ideal location – perfect for a waterfront getaway yet only 2 hours from Chicago and 1 hour from Grand Rapids. Auction date is June 5th.

Looking for something a bit bigger? Take a look at Fisher Auction Company’s turnkey 50-room oceanfront hotel in Palm Beach Shores, Florida. Showcasing 169’ frontage on Ocean Avenue, this 4-story seaside establishment offers extensive practical necessities every investor requires, including underground parking for 40 cars, surface parking for 16 cars, and current zoning that allows for a 50,000sf 6-story, 27-unit building. PA digs this property for its more indulgent features, such as the restaurant and terrace overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, swimming pool and tiki bar, and 2-bedroom penthouse suite. Auction date is June 8th.

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