It’s that time of year again, where holiday parties start invading every one of your well-deserved weekends. Guests and friends of guests are coming in and out of homes around this time of year. Something else that could possibly be coming in and out of your home around this time of year is that cold and frigid winter air. During these times, it is vital to make sure your home is ready and prepared for the months ahead. Did you know that (more…)
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is proud to announce our $25,000 pledge to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Wisconsin. The pledge is part of the Ronald McDonald House’s ‘Opening More Doors’ Campaign which will assist in the expansion and remodel of the Ronald McDonald House adding 37 guest rooms to bring the total number to 75. The Ronald McDonald House is “dedicated to easing the burden of families whose lives have been disrupted as a result of their child’s illness or injury. We provide a home away from home and caring outreach initiatives” and Coldwell Banker is excited to support this initiative.
Who doesn’t love putting on a cozy sweater and taking the family to pick out pumpkins fresh from the patch? Here in Southeast Wisconsin there is no shortage of pumpkin patches and fruit farms in the area to choose from, and even some that offer hay rides, corn mazes and spooky haunted houses all in the same place! Read on to find a pumpkin patch near you… (more…)
It seems just yesterday we were lamenting the scorching temperatures of our record-breaking summer, but as October begins there’s no denying it: Fall is here! The trees have already begun to change their colors and will reach their most vibrant hues in no time. Whether you’re driving about lake country or taking a hike to Holy Hill, make sure you take advantage of this beautiful weather and get out in time to see the fall foliage before the leaves disappear and snow covers everything in sight. (Yes, sadly that’s just around the corner…)
Over much of Southeast Wisconsin, it’s just about peak color time – the majority of the area will reach peak coloring within a week, but to see more specific detailing of when your area will reach its peak, click here. (more…)
It seems like the end of summer is always buzzing with people trying to squeeze in whatever they can before the cold weather hits. This weekend, the official last full weekend of summer, there are plenty of outdoor festivals to squeeze into your schedule. With the gorgeous weekend that lies ahead, who wouldn’t want to get out and enjoy the fun in any of Metro Milwaukee’s communities? There are so many festivals this weekend to could choose from, and today we highlight just a few: