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HARTLAND — Siepmann Realty Corporation is seeking village approval to construct a sprawling condo development on a 59.26-acre parcel north of Highway K and east of Highway KE. Read more

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RICHFIELD — The village has two new subdivisions coming up the line, as the Plan Commission this week is set to review concept plans for an 18-lot single-family development and a mixed single- and two-family subdivision. Read more

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WAUKESHA — With a robust housing market and fierce competition for single- family homes, some buyers and sellers are turning to a temporary living arrangement to help navigate the process: renting. Read more

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WASHINGTON — In the first Biden administration rule aimed at combating climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to phase down production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners. Read more

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Take the opportunity to salute the local businesses who’ve made 2020 into 2021 a bit brighter for you, your home, your look and your outlook. 

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One of Milwaukee’s most magnificent private gardens can be found tucked away on a block of tidy ranch homes in suburban Brown Deer. Tall evergreens ring the residence, and expansive perennial beds fill every nook of the half-acre lot with an explosion of color, texture, and movement.  Read more

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In a time when homes receive multiple offers during the first day of being on the market, it’s no surprise that sales were up during the first quarter, according to data released Tuesday by the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors. Read more

Most kids sneak clandestine treats or stray critters into the house. Little Will Radler snuck roses. Read more

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There are few easier ways to make a quick buck in America today than flipping houses. The real-estate market is red hot, profits on flips are at a record high — some $66,000 on average per home — and throngs of HGTV-inspired wannabes have been piling into the business for months. Read more

In normal times, new trends in home design and home decorating bubble up simply because it’s time for something different. A few years of bold color and homeowners start painting things gray. After enough minimalism, a hunger for plaids and florals comes roaring back. Read more

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People fall in love with houses because of many factors. Some love a layout that’s ideal for their family and lifestyle. Some love top-quality materials. And some — like these Elm Grove homeowners — fall in love with the potential.  Read more

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WEST BEND — Craig Farrell, executive director of the West Bend Area Chamber of Commerce, announced Thursday that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the chamber has been forced to cancel its Home Expo scheduled for March 12-14 at the Ziegler Building at Washington County Fair Park. Read more

When planning your hardscape and softscape refresh, knowing these timelines will create a great result and a better relationship with your landscaper pro. Read more

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HARTFORD — After being rejected by the same panel nearly two years ago, the city’s Plan Commission, on a narrow vote, has approved a concept-plan review for a controversial mixed-use residential development along North Main Street. The vote was 4-3 with Mayor Tim Michalak casting the decidin… Read more

Ergonomics is the way you fit to your workspace. Proper office ergonomics, including correct chair height, adequate equipment spacing and good desk posture, can help you and your joints stay comfortable when working. Read more

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Home sales continued an upward climb during November in the metro Milwaukee area with an increase of 24.1 percent. Ozaukee County stood out with an 87.5% increase for the month compared to November 2019, according to data released Friday by the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors. Read more

Election Day has come and gone, and we finally have a president-elect. And even if some counting may remain, it may be time to consider getting rid of at least one reminder of this year's embattled process: campaign signs. Read more

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Despite what you might think here in Wisconsin, early spring is typically the best time to sell your home. You have a lot of buyers out looking, and usually very little competition.  Read more

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A taste of France comes to Wisconsin in a fantastic French chateau-inspired home.  Read more

When searching for a new studio space, one area artist stumbled upon a traditional home in Milwaukee and instantly fell in love. Read more

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been working from home since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and my company recently shared that we would be continuing to do so. In the beginning, it was difficult for me to juggle working remotely with my children's online schooling and finding time for myself. Do you… Read more

Proper ventilation in your living area may prevent illnesses and reduce transmission of viruses. But can portable air cleaners and purifiers fight COVID-19? Dr. Gregory Poland, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert, says that they generally can. Read more

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WEST BEND — Wisconsin’s housing market is falling behind the demands of a growing workforce, according to a report from the Wisconsin Realtors Association, and local areas are experiencing a shortage of affordable housing options. Read more

With some gyms closed and a number of people working from home, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it more difficult for many people to get in their daily workout. Sedentary behavior, including sitting for long periods of time, can contribute to adverse health effects, including something referr… Read more