Blog Entries in January

Home Features That Millennial Home Buyers Love

Home Features That Millennial Home Buyers Love

2022 is the year of the Millennial – at least when it comes to home buying. With the oldest of them turning 40, this is a generation ready to put down roots. During the 2021 real estate boom, two-thirds of first-time mortgage applicants were millennials. Now that this generation has its pre-approvals in hand, there are some home features that speak to them. These perks make them more likely

Congratulations To Our January Hockey Mom Of The Month

Congratulations To Our January Hockey Mom Of The Month

Congratulations to our Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stouffer Realty’s January Hockey Mom Of The Month winner, Jennifer Hewitt from the Johnstown Warriors hockey team.   For Jennifer and her family, hockey is not just a seasonal sport! Her work and efforts for her organization tend to be a year-round job, so it’s no surprise that she was nominated twice for our Hockey Mom Pr

Winter Weekend Getaways Near Cleveland

Winter Weekend Getaways Near Cleveland

Do the winter blues have you down this January? Good News, there are so many weekend getaways around Cleveland to get you out of the house and out of hibernation!  From trying a great restaurant to visiting a new city, here are all the best winter day trips within a two-hour drive from Cleveland.     The Villas at Gervasi Vineyard  Gervasi Vineyard is truly a drea

2022 Resolutions: Budgeting Your Money

2022 Resolutions: Budgeting Your Money

If one of your New Year’s Resolutions is to get a hold of your finances, now is a good time to check-in and make sure you are on the right track to tackle your budget. Here are five tips on how to get ahead of your money-saving goals for 2022.     Have a Goal Having a budget goal is the number one thing that will help you track your finances. You will be much more lik

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Now that we are in the heart of winter, you may want to give your home a little extra attention during these colder months. From proper driveway care to giving your laundry room a little extra attention, there are so many home maintenance tasks for you to do this winter.  When you find yourself looking for something to do on the weekends, consider doing a small home project to help your home

What to Expect From Your Home Inspection

What to Expect From Your Home Inspection

Home inspections are an important part of your home selling process, but it can also be a source of anxiety for many sellers. If this is your first move, don’t stress!  Inspections are not as scary as you think and a lot of times are one of the most seamless parts of the moving process. We’re here to help answer all your questions about what to expect during your home inspection.&

Questions to Ask a Potential Roommate

Questions to Ask a Potential Roommate

When you are searching for a roommate, you don’t want to be surprised six months from your move-in date when you are starting to have issues.  Holding interviews and asking questions can help you avoid any headaches down the road! Before you sign a rental agreement, be sure to ask any potential roommates these questions.      Will they be able to afford the rent

Resolutions to Help Your Credit Score

Resolutions to Help Your Credit Score

Is 2021 finally the year you push your credit score to Very Good? With the New Year finally here, it’s the perfect time to set goals and improve your credit score.  With a few simple changes to your spending habits and payments, you can be well on your way to a better credit score in a couple of months! Here are some resolutions to help raise your credit score.     Pa

2020’s Most In-Demand Home Improvement Projects

2020’s Most In-Demand Home Improvement Projects

From countertops to technology you might be surprised by what the most in-demand projects are.  Let's take a look at the upgrade options that are forging to the top of many homeowners’ want lists. As you think about your own winter home renovation projects, here are five of the top upgrades homeowners are craving in 2020.     Countertop Upgrades Granite count

The Best Weekend Winter Getaways Near Ohio

The Best Weekend Winter Getaways Near Ohio

Do the winter blues have you down this January? Good News, there are so many weekend getaways around Cleveland to get you out of the house and out of hibernation!  From trying a great restaurant to visiting a new city, here are all the best winter day trips within a two-hour drive from Cleveland.     The Villas at Gervasi Vineyard  Gervasi Vineyard is truly a dream