For the first time since 1982, our Milwaukee Brewers have clinched the National League Central Division and are headed to the playoffs! It’s been a remarkable season for the Brewers, breaking records left and right (including most wins in franchise history) and the whole city seems like it’s frenzied with Brewers Fever.
Whether you’ve got much-envied tickets to the postseason or will just be rooting along in your local sports bar, impress Brew Crew fans all around you this postseason with some of these Milwaukee Brewers fun facts: (more…)
It’s the first official weekend of fall, and there are plenty of Autumn-inspired activities taking place this in Metro Milwaukee. Between harvest festivals and traditional Oktoberfest celebrations, the metro area is jam packed with things to do. And if you’re not yet ready for hay rides and pumpkins, why not take some time to explore a side of the city you may have never seen before? It’s all here in this week’s edition of the Weekend Preview.
You may find when telling people you’re selling your home, you’re bombarded with unsolicited advice from all corners. Unless you’re working with a trusted, professional real estate agent, don’t believe everything you hear. Here are some of the biggest myths, debunked, when it comes to selling your home:
Myth #1: Never accept the first offer. Many people will hold out for other offers that come down the road, believing they’ll only get better. However, assuming the first offer isn’t well below your asking price, many times the first offer will be the best you see. (more…)
The end of summer always buzzes 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:
Cedarburg Wine & Harvest Festival
Promising news was recently released regarding the real estate market in the Metro Milwaukee area. Following a strong pace for home sales in July, August home sales in our region were 41.4% ahead of sales in August of 2010. In the four-country metro area, there were a total of 1,338 sales, compared to 946 at this time last year.
Buyers are realizing now is a fantastic time to buy, and are taking advantage of big discounts in the market. (more…)