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Why Southeastern Wisconsin is the Perfect Place to Live

Southeastern Wisconsin is the perfect place to live for multiple reasons which, makes me very excited as an agent to cover this region. My Southeastern Wisconsin region includes the wonderful counties of: Milwaukee, Racine, Washington, Ozaukee, Jefferson, and Waukesha. I love being able to help my buyers find their perfect home in Southeastern Wisconsin. This region encompasses something for everybody, whether it is nature, great school systems, restaurants, businesses, agriculture, shopping, entertainment, adventure, and much more!

Milwaukee county has plenty to offer everyone. It has a beautiful blend of neoclassical, Victorian, and art deco-inspired architecture throughout the city and an old vintage feel in places like the Third Ward. Nestled along Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is a stunning city filled with popular food spots such as Sobleman’s which, is known for its extravagant bloody marys and burgers, Harbor House which, has a gorgeous view from its patio, and Sanford which is owned by the James Beard Award-Winning Chef Sandy D’Amato. There’s always something going on in Milwaukee, especially during the Spring and Summer times. You simply cannot miss Summerfest, an 11-day event that Milwaukee dubs as the “World’s Largest Outdoor Music Festival” and is always loaded with the most popular musicians and bands. Milwaukee is also known for its many cultural festivals like Festa! Italiana, Polish Fest, German Fest, and Mexican Fiesta. The Wisconsin State Fair is located in Milwaukee and is such a fun place to indulge in tasty foods like deep-fried oreos, chocolate covered bacon, krispy kreme donut burgers, fried cheese curds, root beer flavored milk, and its famous cream puffs! To work off those extra calories from such delicious foods, Milwaukee’s lakefront is the perfect place to do so. The outdoor activities are endless in Milwaukee including: boating, paddle-boarding, canoeing, rollerblading, biking, hiking the Lakefront Trail, exploring the Milwaukee River Walk, ice-skating in the winter, swimming at Bradford Beach, kayaking down the river, golfing at one of Milwaukee’s 16 county parks, and much more. Milwaukee is a city rich in art and culture. Check out its many museums and shows such as the famous Milwaukee Art Museum, Broadway shows, the Grohmann Museum, and the Harley Davidson Museum. There are countless things for families with children to do such as the Betty Brynn Children’s Museum, the Children’s Theatre, Discovery World, and more. Sports lovers are always fulfilled with the amount of sporting events throughout Milwaukee. Learn the art of tailgating and experience an exciting Brewers baseball game at Miller Park, Bucks or Admirals game at the Bradley Center, or follow our successful Golden Eagles and UW- Milwaukee Panthers university teams. Don’t forget your green and gold when you cheer on the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field in the city of Green Bay which is only 119 miles north of Milwaukee. A large part of Milwaukee’s economy relies on education and business.

Milwaukee is home to many outstanding schools including Marquette University, UW-Milwaukee, and the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, as well as numerous other top-notch schools throughout. Milwaukee is also home to several top hospitals like the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, the Medical College of Wisconsin, the Ronald McDonald House, and Wheaton Franciscan St. Joseph’s Hospital. You can’t live in Milwaukee and not enjoy its delicious beers. Go on a brewery tour, learn about the history of beer, or hang out in a local pub and sip on some craft beers. Speaking of beer, Milwaukee’s nightlife is beyond promising. Enjoy a night out while bar hopping on Brady Street or dress up in your favorite dress and sip a martini in the swanky Pfister Hotel lounge. Milwaukee has a lively nightlife and a supportive LGBT community, so there’s fun for all! Feeling lucky? Stop by Potowatomi Casino and gamble away! If you want a weekend getaway, just drive two hours south to Chicago or head up north to Wisconsin Dells for some fun in the sun. If you feel like going further away, Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport is convenient for all of your travel plans. To learn more about visiting and living in Milwaukee visit

If you want to live near Milwaukee but not in it, there are many surrounding counties with a lot to offer of their own.  Waukesha county offers a perfect blend of urban, suburban and rural living and is only minutes away from downtown Milwaukee. Waukesha was ranked 50th on Money Magazine’s 2010 list of “100 Best Places to Live” ( Waukesha’s northern section is called “Lake Country” and is the perfect place for outdoor adventures. Kettle Moriane State Forest is great for hiking, biking, camping, and horseback riding. To learn more about visiting and living in Waukesha county visit

On the west shore of Lake Michigan lays Racine county. Racine is speckled with interesting buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and now has a new beautiful harbor that attracts numerous tourists every year. Learn more about visiting and living in Racine county by visiting

Washington county is known for its manufacturing industries and due to its convenient location along US Highway 45 and US Highway 41, Washington county is an ideal location for trade, business, and retail. Thanks to glacial carving, the beautiful landscape is one for the eye to see. Visit the historical landmark of Holy Hill and experience the lively community of families, businesses, and industry. Washington county is home to UW- Washington County and Moraine Park Technical College. “Washington County places its faith in the community and assists in whatever way possible to nurture, develop, and dream for the future” states its county clerk Brenda Jaszewski. To learn more about visiting and living in Washington county, visit Like Milwaukee county,

Ozaukee county has something to offer to everyone. Ozaukee county is only a 15 minute drive north of downtown Milwaukee and is on the way to Green Bay, Door County, and other destinations in Northern Wisconsin. You can enjoy everything from camping, museums, and art fairs, to golf courses, wineries, and fishing and charter clubs in Ozaukee county. There are also several beautiful parks and animal conservations throughout the county to explore, appreciate, and support. Ozaukee is home to many great senior centers and assisted living facilities. Learn more about living in Ozaukee county by visiting

Jefferson county is located midway between Milwaukee and Madison and has fascinating topography. Jefferson county is located in the glaciated portion of Wisconsin and its Rock River basin is diversified in landforms including drumlins, end moraines, kettle moraines, lakes, and eskers. Agriculture is a vital contributor to the county’s economy. If you love the country side, nature, agriculture, smaller towns, and tranquility, you would enjoy living in Jefferson county. Learn more about visiting and living in Jefferson county by visiting

If you’re thinking about moving to or within Wisconsin, consider Southeastern Wisconsin because of its many remarkable counties that are filled with a little bit of everything. If you have any questions about moving or if you are interested in moving, be sure to contact me. I am an expert in my region and I am here to help with your home buying and selling process!

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