Blog Entries in February

Congratulations To Our February Hockey Mom

Congratulations To Our February Hockey Mom

Congratulations to our Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stouffer Realty’s February Hockey Mom, Michelle Hinds from Oakdale, PA.    Michelle currently volunteers her time to assist both the Chartiers Valley Hockey Club and the Mt. Lebanon Hornets organization that her son Luke plays for. Over the past few years, Michelle has dedicated her time to a variety of different roles in b

Tips For Home Buyers Purchasing A Fixer Upper

Tips For Home Buyers Purchasing A Fixer Upper

If you are currently in the market for a new home, you may be feeling a little hopeless with the lack of options. If you find yourself having a hard time finding your dream home, one solution is to buy a fixer upper and create your dream home from scratch. Purchasing a fixer upper can be an intimidating process, but if you follow these tips and tricks your renovation will be done before you know i

Pros To Listing Your Home In The Winter

Pros To Listing Your Home In The Winter

The weather outside might be cold, but that is no reason for home sellers to think their potential for selling during winter can’t be hot. In fact, there are certain perks to listing your home in winter that spring and summer sellers simply don’t get to enjoy. Want to know more? Check out our 5 pros to listing your home this winter.   Less Competition Because many people be

Indoor Plants That Will Make It Through The Winter

Indoor Plants That Will Make It Through The Winter

Cold weather tends to keep some of us indoors during the long winter months. But there is some hope in battling the cabin fever that can make us feel a little blue. This winter season, try to add in some pops of color with a little green. Houseplants are a great way to bring some fresh air and greenery into your home during winter.   Fiddle Leaf Fig The leafy green tree, commonly see

The Best Closet Organization Hacks

The Best Closet Organization Hacks

Now that we are getting a little bit closer to daylight savings, it’s time to think about spring cleaning.  Getting your closet organized is a great place to start!  Even the largest homes with the most spacious closets can use a little organization.  This can be the perfect weekend activity for the few remaining cold and dreary days.  Here are the best closet organizatio

Congratulations to our Hockey Mom Winner of February!

Congratulations to our Hockey Mom Winner of February!

Congratulations to Kylie Bryner, our first Hockey Mom winner of 2021!  Kylie, mom to 7-year-old Weston and 4-year-old Wyatt, is a registered nurse who is no stranger to helping others.   This includes volunteering as a medic for the FAYHA Ice Miners Mite and Peewee games.  Volunteering helps the organization save money as an on-medic is required for each PAHL game.  In add

Renting? What to Know Before You Purchase Your First Home

Renting? What to Know Before You Purchase Your First Home

Renting is popular for many reasons: convenience, no down payment, and no commitment to a specific location.  All of these factors are great, but if you are starting to think about planting roots somewhere it might be time to purchase a home! Before you take the big leap into homeownership check out these tips to make your first home buying experience go smoothly.     Sta

The Hockey Mom of the Year Contest Is Back!

The Hockey Mom of the Year Contest Is Back!

It’s that time of the year again! We’re kicking off the fifth year of our Hockey Mom of the Year contest!  From early morning rides to the rink, countless hours watching practices and games, or cheering on every big play, hockey moms are an integral part of every hockey organization to support the players and be a role model.  That’s why we, in partnership with the Pitt

Tips for Purchasing a Home During the Winter Season

Tips for Purchasing a Home During the Winter Season

It’s a common belief that spring and summer are the best months to purchase a home and real estate tends to slow in the winter months.  While this is true, purchasing a home during the winter season is possible.  There are many benefits to starting your home search when the weather turns cold.  If you are ready to start your search, follow these tips to make the home search go

 A Beginner’s Guide to Starting the Home Buying Process

A Beginner’s Guide to Starting the Home Buying Process

  Does the upcoming spring weather have you thinking about buying your first home? If so, you’re not alone.  Most homebuyers consider the spring a great time to purchase a home. While colder temperatures are wrapping up, there is no better time than now to take a look at your finances and see if you are ready to take the next steps in the homebuying process.