Welcome to the first edition of the Weekend Festivals Preview for 2012! The first weekend in June usually signifies the beginning of festival season in the Metro Milwaukee area, and this weekend is packed full of festival fun. Whether you’ve got a peg leg or Scottish roots, you can be sure to find a community event that’s right for you. (more…)
Homeownership can be very exciting. Equity building, tax deductions, a sense of pride and a place to decorate to your specific taste are just a few reasons why owning a home is often referred to as “The American Dream.” However, just as Marvel Comic superhero Spider-Man was warned, “With great power comes great responsibility.” And homeownership undoubtedly is one of the greatest forms of responsibility you may take over in your life.
We’ve all heard it’s a great time to buy – and it truly is….if (and it’s a big “if”) you are emotionally, physically and – most importantly – financially ready. (more…)
It’s the unofficial start to summer… and boy is it going to feel like it! Right on cue, it looks like we’re in store for some warm weather for the long holiday weekend. Perfect for backyard barbeques, outdoor sports and recreation and maybe an afternoon spent at Bradford Beach in Milwaukee.
Let’s first take the time to remember that Monday doesn’t just mean a day off from work. It’s a day set aside to pay special tribute to the memory of everyone in our special forces that have served our country so unselfishly and so bravely throughout the history of the armed forces. Please remember to take some time this weekend to remember those who lost their lives fighting for our country. (more…)
It’s been feeling positively summerlike in Southeast Wisconsin lately, and along with rising temperatures comes the time to tend to some parts of the house you’ve been neglecting over the long winter months. So before we reach the peak of swimming pools, cookouts and festival fun, take some time to ensure your home is in good condition for the season.
Here are some helpful summer home maintenance tips all homeowners should tackle: (more…)
A recent report by the Greater Milwaukee Association of REALTORS confirms the continued resurgence of Southeast Wisconsin’s real estate market. In April, home sales increased 44.2% in the Metropolitan Milwaukee area. April marked the 10th consecutive month that homes sales have increased in the area by double digits. (more…)