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Therese House - Realtor®

Therese House Realtor®

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Therese House and her husband discovered the Chequamegon Bay Area in 1988.  They loved the area so much they purchased property outside of Washburn and built a cabin. This became their get away for 13 years from their hectic lives in the Twin Cities.  Therese’s sales management career began in 1979 as Director of Hospital Sales for a major pharmaceutical distribution company and in 1995-2000 as Director of Systems Development for the largest U.S medical supply distribution company headquarters in Minneapolis.  In the year 2000 Therese and her husband Al made the decision to move to their place up north and raise their son in Washburn. Therese started a consulting business from her home in Washburn in the year 2000 and served as a consultant for many companies throughout the United States.  Following in her family footsteps, she is now a licensed Realtor and recently joined McKinney Realty, Cable Wisconsin.  She is the third generation of her family to be a real estate licensee.

Northern Wisconsin and the surrounding Chequemegon Bay area is an absolutely beautiful place to live with a vibrant community of arts, theater, restaurants, fishing, boating, skiing, hiking and enjoying the wonderful people that live here.  This is home!!!


Mike Best

Broker/Realtor® McKinney Realty LLC
Owner Recreational Rental Properties, Inc.

Mike has called the southern Bayfield County home his entire life. As both a life long resident and a successful business owner, Mike has built a valuable network of personal and professional relationships along with an intimate knowledge of the local vacation rental management and real estate market in Northern Wisconsin.

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 1996, Mike returned to Cable and started a still thriving computer/IT company. Additionally, Mike owns a successful property management company that manages over 50 privately-owned vacation homes along with one of Hayward’s best known resorts, Grand Pines Resort. Running a popular resort and property management company has taught Mike how to deliver exceptional customer service and generated a wealth of knowledge about area lakes and communities.

Mike brings a unique perspective to his real estate career through his entrepreneurial business background and his over 25 years of experience in the local rental market.

Mike and his wife are parents to twin daughters. He grew up hunting and fishing the woods and waters of Northwest Wisconsin, and he continues to avidly pursue these past times with his family and friends. You may even spot Mike guiding on an area lake from time to time. Mike knows what it means to live, work and vacation in Northern Wisconsin.

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