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Pat & sons Ben & Martin are a dynamic real estate trio. This Family Team serves Waukesha, Milwaukee, Washington & Ozaukee Counties with a combined 27 years of experience. Experience + Energy = U WIN!
Living and Working in Milwaukee, WI
In my world "MILWAUKEE" means the metro area - the five counties that comprise Metro Milwaukee. That would include Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington, Ozaukee and Racine counties. Slightly farther fringe counties also include Dodge, Jefferson and Walworth. Having been born and raised here, and living most of my life (so far) here makes me sort of an expert on "Living and Working in Milwaukee" . To "outsiders" Milwaukee has an image of a stodgy, old fashioned small town, beer brewing blue collar city - think "Laverne and Shirley". In reality Milwaukee and surrounding communities in Waukesha County, Ozaukee County and Washington County comprise a very upbeat and evolving urban environment, Heck, we even have Starbucks! Seriously, Milwaukee boasts some world-class amenities such as the MilwaukeeArt Museum, Milwaukee County Public Parks System, of course our jewel... Lake Michigan, Miller Park, the beautiful new home of the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team, the fabulous Milwaukee County Zoo and much, much more. Our blog will be dedicated to life and work in the Metro Milwaukee area. Some visitors to Milwaukee have expressed alarm and dismay when entering the city via General Mitchell International Airport (the "International" part of that is kind of funny when you see the teminal - not your typical big city airport). If your first impression of our city is the airport, please don't run - stay and find the more evolved features and I promise you will love it here!
One of the perrennial favorites is Summerfest - billed as the WORLD'S LARGEST MUSIC FESTIVAL! Held at the Heny Maier Festival Grounds - named after a long term mayor from the 60's and 70's - along the lovely lakefront just south of downtown, this 10 day music extravaganza draws hundred of thousand of visitors during it's annual 10 day stint. The party culminates with "The Big Bang" an incredible fireworks display put on by the famous Bartolotta Family - on the Fourth of July or the night before. The fireworks exploding above Lake Michigan - breathtaking! World famous musical acts are booked at the Marcus Amphitheater on the Summerfest grounds, and there are several smaller stages for the second tier and local talent. The Summerfest grounds are used all summer and into fall for various ethnic festivals. We know how to take advantage of great weather when we get it! Watch our blog for Milwaukee Features posts.
How Can Work Be So Much Fun??
Helping people we like and can relate to makes our "work" more like FUN! Buying and Selling real estate is serious business, don't get us wrong! But it can be made much more pleasant under certain circumstances. What are they?
First - Everybody understands what's going on - Well-informed clients and educated agents with OPEN CHANNELS of communication working toward a common goal. How to determine the common goal? Agent must LISTEN to clients' needs and preferred outcome.
Second - Agent must "Under-promise and Over-deliver" and not make promises or commitments that sound good but cannot be performed.
Third - Agree to be accountable to each other. Agent must provide information, availability and follow-up regularly, and client must demonstrate loyalty in return.
With all three of these criteria fulfilled, the fun can begin. It is so much more rewarding to go to work if you believe you will enjoy the experience! Please choose us to be YOUR Milwaukee Real Estate Agents!
"Your follow-through with my son after the closing proved you were interested in customer satisfaction and not just a commission. Thank you for helping Michael." Susan S.
"Pat and her staff were great to work with. In the past I "hated" agents but Pat changed my way of thinking - yes, hate." Kimberly Z.
"She made us feel we were her sole clients and devoted all attention to our situation". Marge and Bob S.
"I just wanted to thank you for your assistance with buying our house! Given the "quirks" of the FSBO situation and the short time span in which everything happened, I'm sure we would not have been able to make it happen without you!" Jennifer M. esq.
"To Whom It May Concern: This is a letter of recommendation not solicited by Pat Mullikin in any way. I had a crucial deadline to sell my home in Waukesha. I had listed my home through a marketing company which only lists the home on MLS and says 'Home For Sale By Owner'. I had a few calls and a few prospects, but I didn't have time to show the house nor the ability to complete the numerous proposals required for sale. As my deadline became ever present and omnipresent in my mind, I realized I needed a professional service to assist me in selling my home. I took my $400 marketing loss and contacted Pat Mullikin. Pat immediately listed my house in MLS and other sources and she started to receive calls from prospective buyers (not me). She contacted me to let me know of a few buyers she was showing the home to and we received multiple offers. Due to her years of experience, Pat could weed through the serious buyers and created counteroffers to drive up my chance of receiving the maximum dollar for the value of my home. She did so many above and beyond the call of duty things for me without charging any additional costs whatsoever. She helped me sell items in my home, helped with credit liens and the entire organization of moving. If I had a gold metal (sic), Pat Mullikin would be wearing it right now. If your (sic) even thinking of selling your home with any other realty company, I'd highly doubt you'll ever come close to the service level of Pat Mullikin." Michael G.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.