A full-service real estate service provider with an emphasis on excellent customer service and satisfaction.

The #1 Real Estate Office* in the area in closed real estate transactions and 2017 Rice Lake Chamber of Commerce Community Partner of the Year. Our office is committed to our clients and the communities we serve.

* MLS Broker Reports #1 in closed real estate transactions 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 for Barron, Washburn, Sawyer and Rusk counties.


Receive the guidance and support you need throughout the entire selling or buying experience.

Whether you are buying or selling
a home, our goal is to provide you with the best service possible.

Our collective experience in the real estate market will be your best asset in making a smart and economic real estate choice. We've been providing home buyers and sellers with trusted support and service for years. We'll do the same for you.

Selling your home?

We will get your home sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Every home listed through us is given the attention necessary to properly promote it in the marketplace. Our online and offline marketing programs give us the edge needed to make this possible in even the toughest real estate markets.

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Buying a home?

Your satisfaction is our top priority! We will take the time to listen to your needs and desires; together, we will find your dream home.

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About Our Real Estate Agents

Our experienced and professional real estate agents serve all of Northwest Wisconsin! Communities we serve include: Rice Lake, Cameron, Cumberland, Barron, Chetek, Birchwood, Balsam Lake, Spooner, Shell Lake, Turtle Lake, Eau Claire, Bloomer, New Auburn, Lake Holcomb, and beyond!

Tom Richie

Tom Richie  Broker/Owner

Cell: (715) 651-6748Office: (715) 719-0555
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Tom Richie was one of the founding partners of Real Estate Solutions, which was established in 2009. His real estate practice consists of residential, commercial, vacant land and lake home properties. He enjoys working equally with both buyers and sellers.

Tom's real estate approach is to provide the best customer service possible. He is prompt at getting back to his clients, and he goes above and beyond to assist them in the buying and selling of real estate. Tom is innovative, has a network of contacts and utilizes the most modern technology to provide excellent services to his clients.

Prior to Tom's real estate interest, he had a 12 year law enforcement career, which included six years as Barron County Sheriff. He also currently teaches law enforcement classes at the local technical college. Besides his Real Estate Broker's License, Tom holds a Master's Degree in Management/Administration and a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice.

In his free time, Tom enjoys spending time with his family, which includes his wife Rachael, sons Tanner and Tayden and his daughter Vayda! He enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, theatre, music and most sports.

Please consider Tom for your next buying or selling Real Estate experience.

Austin Bayer

Austin Bayer  Sales Associate

Cell: (715) 651-4809Office: (715) 719-0555
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Being born and raised in Cameron has given me a great understanding and knowledge of the area. My main focuses are always loyalty, honesty, respect, and motivation. Being highly motivated allows me to work quickly, honestly, and fairly for all parties involved. When I meet with my clients I will do everything I can to ease the stress of the home buying process. I am dedicated to what I do and have had a passion for it my whole life. I not only have a passion for the job, but also the people I am working with. I will do my best to give you the best experience possible, because the best thank you is receiving a referral from one of my clients.

Wendy Dallmann

Wendy Dallmann  Sales Associate

Office: (715) 642-1837
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Wendy Dallmann has been a passionate educator and coach in Wisconsin for the past 24 years. While teaching at Prairie Farm High School, Wendy has learned the importance of good communication skills and has a contagious passion to help those around her succeed at their highest potential. She brings a high level of enthusiasm, creativity, and professionalism to Real Estate Solutions and looks forward to the challenge of developing her real estate career with our firm. Wendy is an honest, caring and trustworthy individual that will always put you first whether it be buying or selling your home. She is eager to build relationships with her clients that go above and beyond as she will strive to give you the highest level of commitment possible. Her knowledge of local communities and area lakes along with an aggressive yet polite demeanor will help ensure that you acquire the home of your dreams or market your property for the best price possible. To buy or sell with Wendy, call today!

Mark Eby

Mark Eby  Office Manager

Office: (715) 719-0555
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As the full-time office manager for Real Estate Solutions, Mark brings a wide range of knowledge with both a marketing and managing background. Mark is familiar with the Rice Lake and surrounding areas that we cover and is very involved in the community. His diligence and high level of experience make him an excellent fit for the Real Estate Solutions team. Mark has in-depth, working knowledge of the financial reporting, staff supervision and training. In addition to his daily operational oversight responsibilities, Mark also interfaces directly with clients and oversees all property management.

Charles Feather

Charles Feather  Commercial Real Estate Agent

Cell: (715) 308-6600
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For over 60 years the Feather family of Realtors has provided professional representation to buyers, sellers, tenants, and landlords. Since 1974, I have personally been involved in commercial, residential, and development sales.

I specialize in the sale and leasing of commercial property and hold licenses in both Wisconsin and Minnesota. I offer a general commercial practice and service the needs of my clients whether it involves the sale or leasing of their commercial building, strip center, industrial building, business, or the development of vacant land. I am especially proud to represent the local governments and school districts in the markets in which I work to provide professional assistance where I can.

I have been the proud recipient of several honors and certifications throughout my career, including representing the Board of Realtors as their President and Realtor of the Year. I hold a BBA Degree from the University of Wisconsin with a major in finance, as well as multiple designations in real estate, and am a proud and active Rotarian.

Whether you are a seller, buyer, landlord, tenant, or investor, you will find Feather Real Estate Group your best choice for professional representation.

Charles Feather

Kevin Feather  
Waterfront Resorts & Residential Real Estate Agent

Cell: (715) 523-1167
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The Feather family of realtors have provided professional representation to buyers, sellers, tenants, and landlords since 1954. As a third generation realtor, I am extremely excited to be a part of the Real Estate Solutions organization and have dedicated myself to providing exceptional service to my clients and customers.

I assist my father, Chick Feather, as a specialist working with buyers and sellers throughout Northwestern Wisconsin. I offer a general practice representing the needs of our clients, their friends, and their neighbors. Whether the assignment involves the listing and sale of commercial or industrial properties, land, or business opportunities- I am here to make the process easy for you.

Give me a call today and let me know how I can help sell your business.

Brett Heino

Brett Heino  Sales Associate

Office: (715)914-0795
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Brett Heino joins Real Estate Solutions after a 35 plus year career in law enforcement, 30 of those years with the Wisconsin State Patrol. Brett spent the majority of his years with the patrol right here in Northwest Wisconsin providing solutions to complex situations, both as a trooper and 20 years as a supervisor.

Brett earned a bachelor's degree from UW-Eau Claire with a comprehensive major in criminal justice and also teaches courses at the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in leadership and wellness topics, constitutional law, and communication skills. Brett pledges to provide that same tenacity, high energy, and persistence in working with friends and neighbors here in Northwestern Wisconsin making each and every one of your real estate dreams come true.

Brett and his wife Annette reside near Spooner, Wisconsin with four wonderful children at various stages of successful endeavors in each of their lives. He looks forward to providing leadership in assisting each of you as you purchase or sell your properties!

Breanne Kuhrt

Breanne Kuhrt  Sales Associate

Cell: (715) 205-7788
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Real Estate Solutions would like to welcome Breanne Kuhrt to our office! Buyers and sellers both enjoy Breanne's bright and energetic personality. Born and raised in Rice Lake, Breanne and her family recently relocated back to the area where their hearts call home.

Breanne, her husband, and two children enjoy the outdoors and everything the Rice Lake area has to offer! As a REALTOR® at Real Estate Solutions, Breanne looks forward to meeting new clients and joining the number one real estate office in the area.

Dan Lawler

Dan Lawler  Broker Associate

Cell: (715) 790-3877Office: (715) 719-0555
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These three things set Dan apart from other Realtors.

Customers for Life
Every one of my clients is unique, and that is exactly how I treat him or her. I'm proud to say that a high percentage of my business comes from past clients-from people who choose my services time and again. I don't measure my success by sales, but by the relationships I build along the way.

My Commitment to You
In the least amount of time possible, I will get you the best price on a home that is perfectly suited to your needs and lifestyle, not just today, but for years to come.

Someone you can trust.
The most important thing when choosing a real estate professional is to find someone you can trust. I have a history of success and integrity in real estate that you can depend on. I am an experienced negotiator with expert knowledge of the local market. You can count on me to always work with your interests in mind, and to represent you and your wishes to the best of my ability.

Call Dan today for your next home purchase!

Joan Lesik

Joan Lesik  Sales Associate

Cell: (715) 379-6304Office: (715) 719-0555

As an accomplished business, marketing and customer service professional, Joan (Anderl) Lesik has spent the past 30+ years working in positions that required perseverance, tenacity, negotiation and excellent communication skills. Today as a real estate professional, she is bringing those same skills and talents to an equally broad spectrum of diverse clients.

Joan was born and raised in Chippewa Falls and has worked her entire career in North West Wisconsin. Married to Brad, a native of Ladysmith, they reside in the New Auburn area. Joan holds degrees in Business Administration and Marketing.

A focused listener, able advisor and fair advocate, Joan is known for her intuition and diligence while employing encouragement and genuine concern as she creates a positive experience for both sides in any property transaction. Her business approach is direct and successful: she listens to the client's needs and matches them to the right property, then assures an honest and efficient transaction. LIST with LESIK!

Shelby Losey

Shelby Losey  Executive Assistant, Casey Watters Team

Office: (715) 434-7904

As executive assistant to the Casey Watters Office at Real Estate Solutions, Shelby takes a passionate approach to keeping Casey's office running smoothly. Shelby enjoys the fast-paced work environment of the real estate office and plays a key role in supporting the many administrative needs of Casey's office. Shelby and her family are life long residents of the area, making it easy for her to connect and relate to the many clients that she talks to every day. Her attention to detail and commitment to our clients makes her a valued part of the Casey Watters team.

Jaleesa Manecke

Jaleesa Manecke Listing Manger, Casey Watters Team

Cell: (715) 434-7904Office: (715) 434-7904

Jaleesa’s primary focus is preparing and showcasing the active real estate listings of the Casey Watters Office at Real Estate Solutions. Jaleesa is a key point of contact for sellers and will help coordinate professional photos, compile vital information for the initial real estate listing, and helps facilitate all aspects of real estate listings in the Casey Watters Office. Her background in finance and administration, as well as her strong organizational skills are vital assets to the professional level of service from the Casey Watters team.

John Modjeski

John Modjeski  Sales Associate

Cell: (715) 651-6551Office: (715) 719-0555
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John has three main goals as a Realtor.

Become a Realtor Clients Can Trust- The most important factor when selecting a Realtor is to find someone you can trust. John has a history of applying the principles of honesty and integrity in all transactions with buyers and sellers.

Always Stay In Touch- Good communication is the cornerstone of any successful relationship. John strives to communicate on a regular basis with his clients in person, and via phone,text and email.

Create Strong, Lasting, Relationships- Real Estate is a people business as well as a property business. John doesn't measure success by sales alone, but by the positive relationships and friendships he builds with his clients.

After a career in education as a teacher, principal and university instructor John became a Realtor in 2002. As a Realtor he has been able to successfully apply the principles of communication, negotiation, preparation and problem solving he learned as an educator.

John is married to Jane and has three daughters, Karin, Sara and Lisa, six grandchildren and a step daughter, Megan. He enjoys hunting, fishing, golf and travel when he isn't selling real estate.

Please call or email John at your convenience so he can assist you with buying or selling real estate.

Emily Saffert

Emily Saffert  Sales Associate, Casey Watters Team

Office: (715) 434-7904
Email: »www.caseysoldit.com

Emily is the full-time Client Services Manager and Sales Associate at Casey’s office. Every day Emily provides her professional support and years of experience in real estate to the clients of the Casey Watters Office at Real Estate Solutions. From arranging closings with multiple parties to keeping a tight schedule on target- Emily has it covered. Her wealth of technical real estate knowledge, attention to detail and ability to multitask many different aspects of a real estate transaction is an incredible strength to the clients and team at the Casey Watters Office.

Ray Van Gilder

Ray VanGilder  Broker Associate

Cell: (715) 205-0909Office: (715) 719-0555
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Ray Van Gilder is a life long resident of Northwest Wisconsin and Barron County. He has been serving the real estate industry for over 40 years. Ray is one of the founding members of Real Estate Solutions. He has been actively involved in most aspects of real estate including: residential, recreational, commercial, development and construction. He has served his industry as both president elect and president of the local board of Realtors, as well as serving 18 years on the regional MLS committee with many of those years as chairperson. His Realtor service has been recognized by being awarded the Realtors Community Service Award and multiple Realtor of the Year awards. Ray served 31 years in the National Guard and has been selected as a member of the Wisconsin Military Academy Honor Roll. He served his local community by serving 18 years on the Rice Lake Area's Board of Education with 16 of those years served as the board president.

Breanna Watters

Breanna Watters  Buyers Agent, Casey Watters Team

Office: (715) 434-7904

As a buyers agent on the Casey Watters team, Breanna Watters proactively manages and prospects the Casey Watters Office exclusive database to match real estate listings with qualified buyers. When positive matches are made, Breanna initiates contact with the highest level of professionalism and customer service. Breanna efficiently coordinates with the buyer’s schedules to arrange a time to showcase real estate listings to their maximum potential. Her ability to work with client’s schedules, valuable real estate experience, and market knowledge makes her a respected and trusted resource to Casey’s office and clients.

Casey Watters

Casey Watters  Broker Associate

Cell: (715) 790-7904Office: (715) 434-7904
Email: »www.caseysoldit.com

Casey Watters has been providing exceptional real estate services to all of Northwestern Wisconsin area home buyers and sellers for over 10 years. Over the past decade, she has earned a reputation of being one of the leading residential real estate agents in Northwestern Wisconsin.

Recognized for her successful marketing of some of Wisconsin's finest homes and land developments throughout our area, Casey Watters will bring her expertise to every real estate transaction. Please contact Casey today, whether you are ready to buy or sell a home or are looking to relocate to Northwest Wisconsin.

Casey is also a very successful Mortgage Loan Originator who is able to guide you in your home buying process!

You'll find helpful information on this website, but remember, the best results are achieved when you can speak in person about your real estate needs with Casey Watters, direct at (715) 790-7904.

Katie Weyers

Katie Weyers  Office Support Specialist

Office: (715) 719-0555

Katie plays a vital role in the day to day operations at Real Estate Solutions. Whether you stop by our office or call by phone, it's likely that you will be greeted by Katie. Her cheery and customer focused personality are valued by both our agents and clients. Katie grew up in the Prairie Farm area and holds an Administrative Professional degree from Wisconsin Indianhead Technical Collage. Katie assists our agents and clients with a plethora of office support duties- including providing general office support and organization as well as managing real estate & rental inquiries.