Blog Entries in July

Your Guide To Homeowners Association

Your Guide To Homeowners Association

When considering a home that will make you part of a Homeowners Association, it is important that you completely understand what you are signing up for. If you have specific questions, it is best to talk to your real estate agent, but for information about HOAs in general, use this blog post as your guide!   What is a Homeowners Association (HOA)?   A HOA is a structure that is p

The Details That Make The Difference When Staging Your Home

The Details That Make The Difference When Staging Your Home

The real estate market is hot right now. It’s a seller’s market in most of Ohio, making some home sellers complacent. The house is going to sell at a good price, right? Maybe so, but you can do some things to bring in even more profit.   Staging Think of a Hollywood set decorator arranging a scene to look just right in a movie. That’s the same concept applied to prepa

Five Pool Safety Tips For A Safe Summer

Five Pool Safety Tips For A Safe Summer

Summertime is here! And so are the fun activities that come with it- outdoor games, cook outs, gardening and of course cooling off in a pool. Swimming is a great way to relax on a summer day, but keeping your kids safe is the most important thing. Exercising proper pool safety is the best way to make sure everyone enjoys the day without injury. Below are some tips to keep you and all of your guest

The Best Summer Yard Games

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The Best Summer Yard Games

Gather your friends and family for your most competitive Summer yet. We curated a list of the best backyard games that will be sure to entertain your family and friends for hours.    Kan Jam Kan Jam or “Garbage Can Frisbee” is perfect for outdoor play. It's lighthearted, fun and as competitive as you want it to be. The main focus of the Kan Jam game is for the play

The Perks of Repainting

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The Perks of Repainting

Are you stuck on how to update your home before listing it? How about adding a touch of new paint? We have put together a list of benefits that a fresh coat of paint can add to your home when selling.     Change of Trends Are your walls outdated? It's a good idea to take a look at your paint colors and make sure they match design trends today. Painting a loud, dark purp

Open House Hosting Guide

Open House Hosting Guide

Open houses are a great way to show off your home and attract prospective buyers! Preparing the house and property for visitors takes a little time, but welcoming potential buyers with a little hospitality goes a long way toward making a sale. Make a checklist and work the plan, so you don’t leave anything out!   Clean Up Your Curb Appeal Curb appeal is the beginning of the open

First Time Homebuyer FAQ

First Time Homebuyer FAQ

Buying your very first home is a huge milestone in your life! The unfamiliarity of purchasing your first home comes with a lot of questions, which is why we are here to help you through the process.  Below is a list of the most common questions real estate agents get asked when working with first time home buyers.  A trusted agent is crucial to having a smooth home buying experience, tak

15 Tips to Help Move-In Day Run Smoothly

15 Tips to Help Move-In Day Run Smoothly

Once you get past closing day, it’s smooth sailing to get into your new home, right? Well, sometimes. There is still one big hurdle when it comes to buying and settling into a new home… move-in day.   Although moving day can be stressful, there are things you can do to make it easier on the whole family. Here are 15 quick tips you can do to make your moving day go smoothly:

The Best Outdoor Dining in Cleveland

The Best Outdoor Dining in Cleveland

Now that Cleveland is in the yellow zone, we can start to enjoy some summer activities while practicing social distancing!. You now have the opportunity to find this year’s favorite outdoor restaurants with the best food and views in town.  Below, we’ve compiled some of the best restaurants in and around Cleveland to grab a bite to eat and enjoy the summer sun, six feet apart, of

How to Purchase a Home If You Have Student Loan Debt

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How to Purchase a Home If You Have Student Loan Debt

Many people who want to buy a home put it off until they can completely pay off their student loan debt. And while that is a responsible choice, it is not a necessity. As long as you do a thorough examination of your current debt, financial priorities, and maximize the following aspects of your finances, you can qualify for a home loan.     Improve Your Credit Score  T