More than just real estate

Zombie-Proof Your Home this Halloween

Here on Metro Milwaukee Living we share plenty of tips on how to prepare your home for an upcoming change in season, but with Halloween just days away, you may have bigger, more horrifying things on your mind. Things like zombie invasions. Yes, every year homeowners fret over an impending invasion of their home-sweet-homes by those undead lurchers of the night. But never fear! AOL Real Estate has come up with an extensive guide on how to zombie-proof your house so you can rest easy this Halloween rather than quivering in fear in the shelter of your Zombie Bunker (don’t we all have one of those in our basements?). For quick, easy fixes on how to zombie-proof your own home, click here.

Metro Milwaukee’s Trick-or-Treat Schedule

You’ve carved pumpkins, you’ve braved haunted houses, now this weekend is the Big Show: Halloween Trick-or Treat! Each Metro Milwaukee community has its own set Halloween trick-or-treat hours, most of them taking place either Saturday evening or Sunday afternoon (a bonus: this Sunday is the Packers’ bye week!). Click here  to see when your community’s trick-or-treat festivities take place.

Do you have concerns about sending your little ones door-to-door? Follow the trick-or-treat safety tips here, and put your mind at ease. (more…)

Find a home that suits your lifestyle

Sometimes, searching for a home online can feel a little backwards – you look for price, bed and bath count and certain amenities and find the perfect home – the only problem is, it’s just not in the right neighborhood for you. Wouldn’t it make it easier to search for your desired type of neighborhood first, and then see the homes available there?

Well, Coldwell Banker has just unveiled their new Lifestyle Search option on, giving potential homebuyers the ability to search for homes in areas that fit their lifestyle preferences. (more…)

America’s Best Haunted House Right in our own Backyard!

Are you a thrill-seeker who loves the rush of being scared out of your wits? Does the typical haunted house leave you yawning and yearning for something more terrorizing? Well, if you’re looking for the ultimate in spooky attractions, the Metro Milwaukee area has the best in the nation!

Haunted Attraction magazine recently ranked the 25 best haunted houses in the U.S., and the Wisconsin Feargrounds in Waukesha came out on top as the #1 Must-See Haunt for the second year in a row! (more…)

Coldwell Banker’s First-Time Homebuyer Resource Center

Chances are if you’re a first time homebuyer you’ve got a lot of questions about  purchasing your new home. It can be an overwhelming process, but now Coldwell Banker has a comprehensive resource to help first-time homebuyers with one of the biggest decisions of their lives.

We’ve taken all we’ve learned from our network of real estate agents worldwide and more than 100 years in real estate to help first time home buyers become homeowners. At Coldwell Banker’s new First-Time Homebuyer Resource Center, you can find videos, articles and tools to answer questions to help guide you through the real estate search process. If you’ve got questions about buying your first home, make the First-Time Homebuyer Resource Center your first stop, then find a Realtor to help you find the perfect home for you.

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