More than just real estate

We’re Back (and so is the Housing Market)!

Like the Metro Milwaukee housing market, MetroMilwaukeeLiving.com is back. While the blog was dormant in the last four months or so, the housing market most certainly was not. It has been a busy market since our last post with home sales and prices continuing to grow, both locally and statewide.

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Saying I do to a New Home: Home Buying Advice for Newlyweds

Can you hear the bells chime? Spring officially marks wedding season! In these parts, typically April-October are the peak months for saying “I do.” As brides and grooms-to-be make important decisions about their wedding day, they should also be planning their new living arrangement as husband and wife. Closing the deal on a first home marks the beginning of independent living, in the same way that a wedding is the start of a marriage.

Couples starting their new life together often want to begin fresh in a new home. Now is a great opportunity for couples to negotiate and secure a home that will last them well into their future.

The future Mr. and Mrs. Homeowner should keep these recommendations in mind:

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Milwaukee Brewers Fun Facts

Yesterday was Opening Day at Miller Park, where the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 5-4 in 10 innings. The first day of baseball season usually means warmer weather actually is coming. But, the weather is never an issue at Miller Park where the convertible roof closes to protect us from the elements and opens when the weather allows.

Whether you’ve got season tickets or will just be rooting along in your local sports bar, impress Brew Crew fans all around you this season with some of these Milwaukee Brewers fun facts:

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Creating a kid-friendly move

Moving into a new home brings with it a lot of emotions, particularly for families moving with children. Excitement and enthusiasm are coupled with anxiety and apprehension as to whether the kids will take to the new home and neighborhood. Carefully preparing children for the move, both practically and psychologically, can help ease the transition and make the process much smoother for the family.

Moving is stressful for anyone, but it can be unsettling for children. Create a moving list or game plan well in advance to ensure that children are ready for the big day.

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