Dan has always found landscapes and architecture inspiring. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire in the area of Organizational Communications and obtaining his Masters Degree, Dan’s purchased his first country property in northern Wisconsin and was bitten by the rural real estate bug. The driftless terrain and country landscapes of this unglaciated part of the United States with its trout streams, springs, farms, organic land and woods inspired him to take the leap from real estate as a hobby to real estate as a career.
In 2006 he and his wife Rhonda purchased United Country-Oakwood Realty, LLC and in 2008 Dan obtained his broker’s license and became the broker. Of the many properties Dan has listed and sold since 2005, approximately 70% have been country properties. United Country is the only national franchise that specializes in rural America. He is proud of the unique way United Country offers national exposure and local expertise.
Understanding there is more to real estate than marketing and selling beautiful properties, Dan has achieved the Graduate Real Estate Institute (GRI) designation in 2013, the Council of Residential Specialist (CRS) designation in 2014, the Real Estate Negotiations Expert (RENE) certification in 2016, and the Certified Residential Broker (CRB) designation in 2017. These designations have enhanced his skills in helping sellers list and price their properties and in assisting buyers in making a smooth transition to closing.
Real estate is about relationships and Dan greatly enjoys getting to know his clients and customers and guiding them through the real estate process. He strives to be ethical and to place himself in the shoes of his buyers and sellers. He welcomes any opportunity to visit with anyone about real estate.
Dan is also a FAA licensed remote commercial drone pilot and a licensed real estate broker in the state of Florida. If you are interested in buying or selling Lifestyle Properties in the southwest Wisconsin area, please give Dan a call on his cell # at (608)-606-5344 or at the office at (608)-637-8288.
Dan, we did some exploratory work with two other realtors before we met with you. When we did meet with you I was immediately impressed with your professionalism and your integrity. I don't mean to say that you were a stuffed and starchy shirt, you were just a down to earth practical guy who knew his stuff, his clients, and his market area. The market research that you did without a fee, was valuable and accurate. You listened to us throughout the process and you provided insight and assurance that made us comfortable. Selling a cherished home is never an easy process, but your steadfast approach and guidance helped us through some rough waters and respected our needs all the way. I would never hesitate to recommend you as a realtor. You were always responsive and available and I never had to wait long to hear back from you even about some of my silliest worries...Tom A****
I made a new friend when I met Dan. His character & thoroughness made the transfer of ownership of the property easy. On top of his game the whole time, I will contact Dan when I am ready to purchase another property. I have dealt with many realtors in purchasing my twelve properties and Dan was by far the best. If you are looking for a good realtor I would definitely recommend Dan and his expertise…Troy H****
I have been buying and selling real estate since I was 18. I sold as many as 10 properties in one year so I know a little about real estate. Dan I do not think I could have gotten through the various problems and surprises on this last purchase without your help. Again thank you and good luck, Katherine D****
Dan, As we sit here in our first home. I cannot express enough how much this old house means to our family. Thank you. You took the time and made the effort. Others simply did not. There is so much that should be done. In all the excitement and chaos...I left out the very important gesture of gratitude due you. We thank you very kindly for all you've done for us…much of which you aren't even aware of. Namaste, Morgan & Sarah****
In my 60 plus years I've listed my share of properties and worked with a number of Realtors. Dan Kiedinger impressed me the most. He tells me when the property is going to be shown and always follows up. He keeps me informed. He is respectful, and always conducts himself as a Gentleman. I like that..Terry T.
Real estate is so exciting. I love seeing new listings, buyers finding the property they are searching for, & a deal that comes together at closing. I have lived here with my family in Viroqua since 2006 & can't imagine living anywhere else. The area is absolutely beautiful & the people here are so friendly that it feels like I grew up here. People here embrace everyone from the born & raised locals to new people moving to the area. The farmers market, Amish community, organic farming, breath-taking scenery, family-oriented neighbors, the driftless region, & so much more, are all sure to make this area one you'd feel at home in, too.
United Country-Oakwood Realty, LLChas a great team of REALTORS® who are passionate about working hard for their sellers & buyers. I highly recommend all of them as they will make you a priority whether you're selling or buying.
Jeff Dickson has been involved with real estate for many years. He was an electrician in the construction industry before ultimately starting his own real estate investment company. This gave him first-hand experience with home construction and refurbishment, as well as land development and stewardship.
Getting his real estate license gave him the perfect opportunity to use his knowledge to help others in navigating through the buying and selling process. When working with his clients and customers, he makes sure that they get the attention they deserve. He strongly believes that being a good listener is paramount to having a successful real estate transaction.
He and his wife Jill have called the driftless region home for the past 19 years. They raised their three children with the philosophy that being exposed to different experiences and situations creates a more well-rounded and compassionate individual. Home-schooling, Pleasant Ridge Waldorf School, virtual school, and public schools were all part of their education. As a REALTOR, Jeff continues with this same philosophy, realizing that your real estate needs are unique and important, and should be addressed accordingly.
His hobbies include hiking, organic gardening, bicycling, motorcycles, guitars, but mostly being an artist. He attended The Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design and is an accomplished “plein air” painter, spending much of his time outdoors, painting directly from nature. This area of Wisconsin has so much to offer and he looks forward to working with you to make your real estate dreams come true.
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I worked with Jeff Dickson on a deal to purchase some acreage in Vernon County and Jeff was very easy to work with throughout the process. He clearly knew the property and he was willing to answer any of my questions about it to the best of his knowledge. Jeff walked the land with me and he did more than simply take some pictures from the road. Jeff is knowledgeable, personable and willing to do what he can to make the whole process proceed as smoothly as possible. I would highly recommend Jeff Dickson. – Kevin McGuire
Dan, the best way to tell the character of someone is not the words they say but the actions they take. While I have never met Jeff Dickson, I sure know him. He has been involved in the selling of my house as an agent of Oakwood Realty. He brought the eventual buyers to my home and did a great job of helping them discover this was a good fit for them and helping them through the process of buying. While he represented me in this sale, he always acted with the greatest integrity and assured both the buyers and my interest were taken care of. In the end, I had a buyer in 6 days and the sale closing without any bumps in the road. Who could ask for a better agent? -Thomas White
Jeff thoroughly discussed selling points and his sales process to us in understandable layman's terms when we listed recently. His experience as an Agent, business owner and builder/contractor helped us tremendously. This combined with his long standing in the community allowed us to proceed with confidence . We appreciate Jeffs approach and ethical standards. - Zillow User 9985655
Jeff was over the top helpfull with us not only did he show us the homes we were looking at ,he let us know some we had no idea were on the market. He was always there when he said he would be and I would highly recomend choosing him to not only purchase a home but when we need to sell I know who we will call. Thanks Jeff. - Zillow User 2059145
Jeff was absolutely great to work with! He walked us step by step through the entire house buying process. We would highly recommend Jeff to anyone! He's wonderful. We couldn't have done it without him. - Zillow User 20161116081833401
Jeff is very knowledgeable in this field and extremely helpful. We were very impressed with the effort he put into helping us find and purchase our first home. He thoroughly explained everything we should know and provided us with great advice as first-time home buyers. Jeff was very honest with us and gave us confidence in our purchase. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. - Jeff Kuhse
Jeff was absolutely amazing! He set everything up in a timely manner, was exceptionally knowledgeable, extremely courteous and understanding. I would recommend him to everyone looking to buy or sell a home. He found the perfect home for me and my family and made the purchasing process so simple! -Andrea Driskill
We had an excellent experience with Jeff. He was diligent to see that we had houses to look at. He was encouraging when we needed to be encouraged that there was a home out there for us. Not only does he know the area well, he also enjoys the area. Jeff was knowledgeable, hardworking, and yet relaxed as he related to us and that kept us calm and confident. He went the extra mile to help us when we needed it because we were buying from overseas. We would highly recommend Jeff to others. - Jodi Green
Our experience with Jeff was wonderful! He was consistently on top of details, even when our banker wasn't. With Jeff's help, we were able to buy a house that was the perfect fit for us. The seller's realtor also complimented Jeffs timely communication as well as ease of working with him. When you work with Jeff, you'll be working with a positive, knowledgeable, easy to work with realtor who goes the extra mile. - Zillow User: cisewski3
Working with Jeff was great! He's patient, thoughtful, knowledgeable and well organized. I am very doubtful that without Jeff, our search and acquisition would have gone nearly as well as it had. I highly recommend him if you're looking for a good experience in your search for a home or dream property. - Andrew Replogle
Jeff was very knowledgeable, easy to work with, and very helpful throughout the whole process. Through his connections a full price offer was received within 3 days of listing the property. - Zillow User: kkleba4
Jeff was the listing agent for the sellers but always kept our interests in mind, too. He stayed on top of all required inspections, providing timely status communications. From a personal perspective, we felt he was genuinely pleased that we were buying our weekend getaway and offered suggestions for enjoying our time in the ‘driftless area’ of Wisconsin. As a bonus, we received a wonderful welcome basket, with region-specific items and homemade cookies. Nice touch! We would definitely recommend Jeff as an agent. - Zillow User: dknihles
This was my first home buying experience. Jeff Dickson was extremely knowledgeable, professional, efficient and patient with my plethora of questions. He took the time to explain everything to me, which I greatly appreciated. Most importantly, Jeff was also fair and honest, and I wholeheartedly trusted him with the biggest purchase of my life. I truly felt like a valued client from day one. I would highly recommend Jeff Dickson to anyone who is buying or selling a home--you will not be disappointed! - Zillow User: larsuww
Ruth has been an associate real estate broker since 1999. She is a native of Vernon County, is one of nine children, and was raised on a diary farm in the Kickapoo River Valley. She has a bachelors degree from University of Wisconsin Stout and a masters degree from the University of Minnesota.
Ruth spent 40 years working in food industry postions related to customer service and product quality. Her strong work ethic, attention to detail, and high priority for customer service has carried over into her real estate career.
Ruth's other current business ventures include owning and operating an organic farm, a maple syrup processing plant and a vacation rental business. These have kept her well connected with both the local community and people visiting Southwest Wisconsin. These relationships have greatly helped Ruth in connecting sellers and buyers.
I have been very pleased with my decision to list the Westby Select Sires property with Ruth. She has been very creative in thinking about potential uses for this property and is very community minded. This fits perfectly with our mission at Select Sires to be a good community member and do what is in the best interests of development both for us and for the city of Westby. We look forward to seeing this property developed and used to enhance the lives of people in Westby and the surrounding area.
--David L. Brown DVM
Facilities and Operations Manager
Select Sires Roger L. Ripley Production Center in Westby WI
I can’t say enough about how helpful, professional, energetic and understanding Ruth is. She got exactly what I thought I would get for my property. She always answered every question I had and if she didn’t know an answer she would get me the answer. She is exactly what your company needs. Good luck in your future endeavors Ruth! ❤️ -Chris
Ruth is a great real estate broker, as she loves people and loves to help them realize their dreams. She is hard-working, thorough, punctual, and keeps you informed. We are happy to have gotten to know Ruth better after our transaction was complete and now consider her a good friend as well as an excellent broker.
Looking to buy or sell? I am here to help you! Working and living in the beautiful Driftless Region is the best of both worlds. I couldn’t ask for a better job! It is my passion to help you sell your home, property, or business and make it stand out in the market. United Country is a nationwide real estate company specializing in rural America. Its unique marketing approach reaches buyers across the country and beyond. Our TEAM is dedicated to making your dreams a reality. WE look forward to helping you through this process professionally and successfully.
Growing up on the eastern side of Wisconsin as the daughter of a successful REALTOR®, and top Caterpillar salesman has taught me about hard work and good customer relationships that last a lifetime. My family started coming out to the Driftless region when I was a child. This area was our escape from the city, and today my family still enjoys the farm and property they bought so many years ago.
Whether buying or selling, my love for real estate and dedication to doing it right are what motivate me when working with clients and customers. Let me help you realize your real estate dream.
Please consider calling me with any of your buying or selling real estate needs. You can reach me by email: Andrea@oakwoodrealty.com or cell: 608-632-3553 (call or text).
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Andrea represents all that is good and thorough about handling real estate. She executed the sale of our home in less than 90 days and she did it to the 'letter' with us as her client and the buyers as her customer. She handled all aspects professionally and especially the last minute glitches. I would recommend her to my friends and to anyone else needing a knowledgeable and caring real estate expert. The Oakwood agency is an excellent source for available property in the beautiful Driftless region. - C&K
We can't imagine a better realtor to represent us than Andrea Hurth. Her diligence, knowledge and resourcefulness has been impressive as she has helped us buy and sell our properties. She has been our absolute advocate as she has lead us through the sometimes confusing world of real estate. She always presents information in a reliable, professional and timely manner, yet is also personable and friendly. Her marketing skills are exceptional, she highlighted all of the wonderful aspects of our property which created an impressive demand. Her knowledge of the area is vast from country to town properties and if she doesn't know an answer she will find it. Andrea is honest, reliable, professional, timely, hardworking and just an all-around great person. We would highly recommend her to anyone buying or selling property in the Driftless area. – Aaron and Andrea Kane
Dan’s wife Rhonda grew up on farm in central Wisconsin. She has a lifelong love of rural properties and of country living. She is an avid reader and a consummate professional, always doing her best to stay current in her field. Rhonda is more than willing to go that extra mile to help you find just the right property or get the top dollar for your current home.
In their spare time, Rhonda and Dan like to enjoy time with family, working on their hobby farm and reading on their front porch. If you are looking for someone that knows how to balance the work of country living with the peace of the good life it brings, give Rhonda a call. Let us help you find your dream.
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I just wanted to write & exclaim how wonderful & incredibly helpful Rhonda was throughout my process of shopping for a home! I always felt that she gave me such honest opinions & guidance and she was unbelievably prompt with everything. Thank you for all of the support and assistance!! I’ll recommend Rhonda to anyone looking to buy! Be well. Sincerely, Ashley K
"Let me congratulate Rhonda Kiedinger on being a most excellent realtor. Not only did she present several housing possibilities during my brief week visit, she supported me during the long-distance process, seeing me through to the happy conclusion of home ownership in Viroqua! I highly recommend her." --- Gretchen Vaughn
A lover of fine arts, nature, and a country girl at heart, I moved to the driftless region of Wisconsin with my family in 2016 for its pristine beauty, abundant outdoor recreation, and for the peaceful, rural lifestyle it offers.
My interest in real estate began in the mid-90's when I worked as a personal assistant for a successful real estate agent. That experience taught me the sales side of the industry and the importance of organization, time management, and client relations. Later employed as a closing coordinator for a legal firm that specialized in real estate transactions, I learned the legal side of the industry and how properties are conveyed from one owner to another. Years later, employed as a secretary for a land developer, I learned how suburban neighborhoods are created and developed. I became familiar with plat maps; instituted homeowners' associations; recorded deeds at the local register of deeds and occasionally attended closings on behalf of the company. Now, I'm a licensed REALTOR® utilizing the knowledge and experience I've gained over the years to benefit those I serve.
I am known among my friends, associates, and clients as an affable, caring agent, sensitive to the needs of those I serve and one who truly cares about their priorities. I have a passion for service and build relationships with my clients whenever I can, often going above and beyond the call of duty to ensure I'm providing them with the best possible communication, service, and satisfaction.
I try to be a real property consultant with the heart of a teacher and educate my clients on the ever-fluctuating market conditions in my area. I research the market and collect data to help buyers know what to expect to pay for a home they are interested in purchasing and assist sellers in realistically positioning their property in the market to attract the most potential buyers. I try to be an unbiased voice of reason, offering an objective perspective during my clients' real estate transactions. If that's the kind of agent you're looking for, please consider contacting me today.
Linda is a native of the area, born and raised on a dairy farm near Viroqua. She currently resides in the De Soto area with her husband Ron, a milk hauler in Vernon and Crawford Counties for over 42 years. Both Ron and Linda understand and love the rural landscape, the farming community and the country lifestyle. After earning her bachelor's degree in education and master degree in educational media, Linda spent 27 years as a full time educator which included 24 years in the De Soto school district.
Linda is conscientious and diligent in providing brokerage services. She pays close attention to details while always striving to faithfully represent her clients. While it’s true that Linda knows the country, she has helped buyers purchase houses in town as well.
When not selling real estate, Linda is busy with her family. She enjoys gardening and knitting and is a Vernon County 4-H activity leader for the Retreat Ramblers, a member of the Vernon County Piecemakers Quilt Guild and an active member in her local church.
Linda’s kindness, work ethic, and optimistic approach to life goes a long way in carrying a real estate transaction to its completion. If you are looking for an agent who knows the area well…give Linda a call.
email - Linda@oakwoodrealty.com
cell - 608-317-0463
Linda was very prompt, friendly and courteous throughout the home buying process! She was patient with me and helped me understand the process as we went along. -Jeanette K
I had a great experience with Linda as my realtor! She was extremely nice and helped get me answers I needed in a very timely manner. Linda's flexible schedule made it so that I was able to request showings VERY last minute and she made it happen! Thank you Linda! ❤️ -Beth A
Linda, thank you for your great support and kindness you gave us in the often stressful process of buying a home...especially since we had to do much of it long distance. You were a delight to work with. -Ray and Susanne Matteson