There is a grocery store and a gas station 10 minutes away from the Cavour home in the town of Laona. Crandon is 20 minutes from the Cavour home and has grocery stores and gas stations, gift shops, restaurants, clothing store, and a bistro and much more.... more
It is tough to say. The vacation property/home market was down 30% in 2007 (according to the NAR). It is impossible to predict what is going to happen moving forward - but my guess is that the deals may get even better...of course the problem with that is your dream property may be off the market by the time you feel the market has hit bottom.
There are a lot of great deals right now - if you are purchasing a property to use it, and not flip it, I would buy today.... more