Edina Realty Names New Manager of its Chippewa Valley, Spooner and Hayward Offices

Edina, Minn.-Feb. 22, 2016 - Edina Realty, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, has named Mary Jo Bowe the new sales office manager of its Chippewa Valley, Spooner and Hayward offices, which house agents specializing in everything from residential and lakeshore homes to investment properties in Northwestern Wisconsin.

A REALTOR since August 2005, Bowe joins Edina Realty from RE/MAX Affiliates where she received top awards for sales production in the last several years. She served on the board of the Realtors Association of Northwestern Wisconsin (RANWW) as well as several RANWW committees. Bowe earned several certifications from the National Association of REALTORS®, including Accredited Buyer's Representative®, Green and e-Pro® designations.

Bowe was named 'VIP Woman of the Year' by the National Association of Professional Women in 2015, and is an active member of the Eau Claire Polka Dot Powerhouse, a women's networking and leadership group. She has also participated in Susan G Komen Breast Cancer walks and volunteered with local shelters.

"We're very lucky to have Mary Jo leading our Chippewa Valley area offices," said Jim Young, regional manager at Edina Realty. "She brings an exceptional attitude and level of commitment to her career."

Closed sales are up 18 percent, and the average home sales price is up 12 percent in Northwestern Wisconsin. Homes are selling quickly, since the overall inventory of homes for sale is down 14 percent according to the Northwestern Wisconsin Multiple Listing Service. "It's a great time for homeowners who have considered selling to make a move to the home that's best suited for them," Bowe said.

For more information on the Edina Realty Chippewa Valley office and the current state of the real estate market, visit or call 715-839-7653.

Edina Realty is a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and a wholly-owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc. It is one of the nation’s largest real estate companies with approximately 60 real estate offices and 2,300 REALTORS® throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Edina Realty's family of companies includes Edina Realty, Edina Realty Title, and Edina Realty mortgage. Edina Realty closed nearly 29,000 real estate transactions and more than $6.9 billion in sales volume in 2014. For more information, visit or find us on Facebook:; and Twitter:

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Gena Henrich, Edina Realty952.928.5069genahenrich@edinarealty.comPaul Maccabee, Maccabee

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