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Great Reasons to Sell Your House Now Instead of Waiting until After the Holidays

Traditionally, the holiday season can be the slowest time of the year for home sellers, but that doesn’t mean it’s an unwise time to put your house on the market.

Here are six great reasons for you to consider selling your house now:

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14 Ways to Survive a Holiday Flight

Chances are many of you will be traveling this holiday season. As if airports weren’t already hectic, they’re notoriously frazzling during the busy holiday season. And depending on where you’re traveling, winter storms may just leave you delayed or stuck at the airport. Sure, holiday travels are taxing, but isn’t it all worth it once you get home to your family and loved ones? BudgetTravel.com is here to help with a few tips for easing your way through the airports this holiday season. Here’s how to cope:

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Southeast Wisconsin’s Can’t Miss Holiday Light Displays

It’s a tradition that must be crossed off the holiday to-do list every year: Hop in the car and go see the Christmas lights! This simple pastime gives us the chance to stop in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and travel back to our childhood years, nose squashed against the car windows, fogging up the glass and gazing at the shining beauty of the neighborhood’s twinkling light displays. Whether you’re Clark Griswold or Ebenezer Scrooge, it’s hard not to get that warm holiday feeling when on a leisurely light-display drive, and here in Southeast Wisconsin, there are a few major displays you just can’t miss: (more…)


Hanukkah Fun Facts

This Saturday begins the eight-day celebration of Hanukkah. This ancient Jewish celebration is filled with history and tradition, and dates back to before the Torah was written. Here are a few fun facts to share throughout Hanukkah over latkes and a rousing game of dreidel. (more…)


Prepare Your Home for the Holidays

Ah, the holidays. A season of gathering with loved ones, preparing delicious food and keeping a warm, happy home… if only it were so simple. The secret to that happy home is making sure it is properly prepared for the gaggle of guests and containers of cookies. Before opening your home for the holidays, ensure everything will be merry by following these tips:

Give your Guest Room the 5-Star Treatment. Make your guests feel as at-home as possible by providing cozy, clean bedding, plush pillows and plenty of homey amenities. Supply rooms with small baskets of extra toiletries like toothbrushes, toothpaste and lotion. You may also want to add an alarm clock, night lamp and some reading materials in the room. If you guests are staying for more than a couple of days, clear out some closet or dresser space so they can unpack their suitcases and ensure clothing stays wrinkle free. (more…)


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