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By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 11
I can remember it like yesterday on march 10th, 2004 when I had total kidney failure became 100%, ans wound up in a septic coma for a month. The pain was amazing, and the rehabilitation took for ever. I did what most people would do after suffering brain work, learning to walk and talk all over a...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 2
 Some the temperature will be warming up in Wisconsin and old habits and rituals start coming into play again; even if they are something you have not done for awhile. Come late March and early April the Bee farmers will go out to their colonies and unwrap the protection so the bees can get ready...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 16
  Winter Wildlife on Snowshoes (Families & Scouts) Saturday, February 28, 2009. 1 to 3pm. Get moving! Get out and explore your environment, and snowshoes are a great way to do it. Join a Retzer naturalist as you trek the trails in the silent world of winter on snowshoes. These half-day Saturday s...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 9
When I was younger we could always take our fishing poles down to the the Fox River and have a day of pulling in  pan fish including bull heads, We could have done this for hours. Towering willow trees were everywhere and lent shady to the river as they shot out in to the shy. The park had so man...

By Keith Manson
(First Weber Group/short sale/cdpe/gri)
Comments 0
There are 3 GREAT LANDLORD TRAINING SEMINARS SCHEDULED IN MILWAUKEE AREA FOR 2009:   March 27,2009  8:30 am-5pm.  Landlord Boot Camp sponsored by Appartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin(AASEW) to be held at Best Western Hotel located at 300 N. Moorland in Brookfield.  Cost is $149 for me...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 14
  History The area that Waukesha now encompasses was first inhabited in 1834. Its acknowledged first non-American-Indian settler was Morris D. Cutler. By 1846, the area was incorporated as the "Village of Prairieville." On February 8, 1847, it changed its name to "Waukesha," and in 1896, Waukesha...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 10
"If you have come this far, you would be willing to come a little farther?"  I thought it was great when Tim Robbins  (Andy) said that to Morgan Freeman (Red) in the movie The Shawshank Redemption  If an individual has made it this far it certainly is worth the effort to come a little farther If ...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 4
I'm back to this post time and time again, but the meaning is something that hits home, and inspires. I will always remember a Star Power Coach named Ray saying what I believe will stay with me forever.I have a tendency to remind myself that others that have set a direction for me did it because ...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 3
Speaking for myself there have been crossroads in my life where I had to make a serious, conscious, or moral decision that for one way or another it could have hurt me, or helped me. I would think the question over and I would rhen weigh out the odds, and the probable outcome. For many, the decis...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 11
For years I have struggled with maintaining a constant desire to keep focused. It was not so much the fact that I had the desire to be my best, but it was rather the fact that I needed to have someone help me connect the dots: Enter Louise Goddard, NLP Coach. Anyone familiar with Tony Robbins wil...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 20
  Most Sundays, after my appts, my husband and I try to go for walks or do something active.  Last week I shared photos of our walk around the Fox River in Waukesha, WI.  This week, we went to the Retzer Nature Preserve, which is a few minutes from our home, and hiked around for a couple of hour...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 7
Hoe many times do we feel defeated because of lack of ADRENALINE. A good Realtor will play their cards wisely, they will be collective, and they will exercise that poker face and at the last minute, when you least expect it walk out of the trenches victorious. The greatness in activerain  is it g...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 1
Driving through the many rural area of Wisconsin on any given day, or weekend and you will see beautiful horse farms, equestrian centers, majestic horse stables, and a pride of Wisconsin the serene and peaceful Wisconsin farm; rolling fields, cows and animals out in the fields. As time went by th...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 6
I may be going off on a limb here but is it safe to say that many of us in activerain have become a creature of environment? I know people that have never moved more than one hundred miles from their town of origin. I have see young babies grow up grow to elementary, middle, high school, and have...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 4
We live in trying times, and the last thing one needs is to give money away! In Real Estate you want to have an approximate amount of will give you an idea of your NET at closing! If it is Residential we can come close as to what your net proceeds will be, and if it is Commercial we would be glad...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 13
On think on behalf of my charming friend Sally Hanson Sally & David Hanson's Real Estate Blog  , we would concure that Winter can be over, and the warm weather will be welcome. I was really hoping that Phil would be a shining star and grant us our wish of an early Spring. Snow and cold weather ce...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 24
        Yesterday my hubby and I went for a nice brisk walk around Waukesha's Fox River.  We didn't acutally walk around it, ha ha.  It was the only athletic thing we did before sitting down and eating alot of "bad" food for the Super Bowl!  Hope you all had fun too! PLEASE ASK ME ABOUT MY GIVE B...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 14
How many times have we heard that old saying "We get what we put in?." In the Industry of Real Estate there is a direct correlation in what we have contributed, gave in our effort, and the determination to weather a storm or enjoy the ride. We have learned through hard work and effort, and the mi...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 2
Smile, and hear what others are saying! It's a great time to buy a home. It's the end of January I am getting calls asking for our buyer package. It has information and tips that really can save time, energy, and money. The best thing is it is free and is put together for any buyer looking for a ...

By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 1
The other day I did a blog about it being Groundhog day on February 2nd. I was thinking at the time of writing that post that Spring was right around the corner,and it was a bout to be warmer weather. I really did not have to endure to coldness this year and was on my way to Utopia. As fate had i...

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