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7 of the Best Places to See Fall Colors in Southea...

One of the best parts of fall is watching the foliage transform into vibrant colors adorning the countryside. It’s a stunning scene, as a sea of green gives way to an explosion of red, yellow, and orange.  Although the process seems magical, it’s scientific. Fall colors develop as daylight wanes (causing a drop in chlorophyll production) and weather conditions change; as a result, leaves will turn an array of colors, including bright yellow, purple, red, brown, orange, and golden yellow. Although you can always watch this phenomenon happening from your windows, there are some spectacular spots to visit in Southeastern Wisconsin...
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Five Amazing Apple Orchards to Visit this Fall in ...

All red-y to go apple picking? Check out these spots to go. . . What’s more fall than stopping by an apple orchard for some fresh, local apples straight off the tree? We would argue not much, so make the most of your fall by stopping by one of these apple-solutely amazing apple orchards in Southeastern Wisconsin. Jelli’s Market Address: N5648 S Farmington Rd, Helenville Although many know them for their berries, did you know Jelli’s Market has an apple orchard as well? With popular varieties, like Honey Crisp & Cortland, there’s an apple type that everyone will enjoy.  U-Pick?...
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Not So Green: Why Grass is Bad for the Environment...

When you describe the classic American dream, what comes to mind? A white house? Two-car garage? Perhaps it’s less material, more about certain freedoms or personal successes? How about a perfectly manicured, green yard space? For better or worse, the American population has become obsessed with their lawns. They’ve become a status symbol, showcasing position in community and embodying the American dream. Moreover, it’s a symbol of suburb conformity, with many HOA’s establishing rules and neighbors who ensure compliance through passing comments. Sometimes, it goes beyond comments, with fines and even jail time given to those who fail to conform....
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Is the Housing Market Finally Slowing Down?

The recent real estate market has been interesting, creating a challenging market for buyers and a golden opportunity for sellers; however, recent changes have many wondering-is the housing market finally slowing down? Dropping Home Sales & Competing Offers  As inflation rates push higher, buyers have responded. The sale of existing homes experienced a 3.4% decrease between April and May of 2022 and were down 8.6%, when compared to May of 2021. Meanwhile, the sale of new builds dropped 6%, on an annual basis. It’s not just a decrease in home sales; Redfin has also reported a reduction in competing offers,...
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