Blog Entries in September

The Pumpkin Takeover

The Pumpkin Takeover

Is there any singular item more indicative of the Fall season than a pumpkin? When it comes to Fall décor, from mid-September to late November, pumpkins reign supreme. Their staying power has to, in some small part, boil down to their simplicity. Sure, you can carve a face into one or paint it but it’s far from necessary.   Pumpkins come in all shapes, sizes and colors, allowin

What in the World are Interest Rates, Anyway?

What in the World are Interest Rates, Anyway?

It seems you can’t go a day without hearing about interest rates. No matter where you look, there’s an article or a news report discussing the effects of interest rates on consumer spending, personal loans, and mortgages. Financial gurus like Suze Orman, Kevin Leary, Mark Cuban, and yes, even the figurehead of this fair brokerage, Warren Buffet are interviewed regularly about it on cab

The Colors of Fall

The Colors of Fall

Depending on the survey, anywhere between 29 and 42% of Americans rank Fall as their favorite season. I know what you’re thinking; doesn’t this fly in the face of conventional wisdom that suggests most people are at their happiest half way through their third Mai Tai on a tropical beach in early July? I bet if you asked them by the time they finished that Mai Tai, they’d reply, &

The Joys of Reading

The Joys of Reading

Go ahead and groan. It’s okay. I get it. Reading is not for everyone. Indeed, some people will tell you it’s a chore or worse, a punishment. My theory? They’re just not reading the right material. Don’t think I’m here to convince you that you should spend your downtime brushing up on the philosophical musings of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy or crossing off a who’s who

Fall In Love With A Career In Real Estate

Fall In Love With A Career In Real Estate

A new season brings a new career path...   Are you looking for a career change or just starting out your career? If so, have you ever considered becoming a real estate professional? Being a real estate agent can be an extremely rewarding career that allows you to pick your own hours, interact with your community, have an uncapped earning potential, and help people find their dream homes

How To Prepare Your Home For Fall

How To Prepare Your Home For Fall

Summer weather is coming to an end, which means fall is approaching! Now is the perfect time to tidy up your home before the cold weather hits. Here’s a list of projects to take on before fall comes full swing.    Clean Out Gutters Cleaning out your gutters is not a fun task, but it is something that needs done annually to prevent damage to your home. People don't ofte

Seven Smart Products For Your Home

Seven Smart Products For Your Home

Smart devices for your home are hot on the market right now and they are doing more than just playing your favorite song! You can now turn off your lights, vacuum the floors and even lock your front door! Check out some of our favorite smart products below.   Ring Doorbell With a simple installation process, the Ring Doorbell can improve your home’s safety and make life a

Tips and Tricks For A Clutter Free Laundry Room

Tips and Tricks For A Clutter Free Laundry Room

Love it or hate it, but doing laundry is unavoidable. While there are many tips and tricks to make the weekly chore less tedious, we may be overlooking one of the things that influences our laundering life more than anything: the laundry room itself. A laundry room that’s organized runs smoothly and is pleasant to work in, both things that may entice us to quit avoiding the chore. &nbs

Ways To Enjoy A Fall Weekend in Ohio

Ways To Enjoy A Fall Weekend in Ohio

Fall is in the air and that means gorgeous yellow and orange foliage, everyone’s favorite pumpkin coffees, and cozy oversized sweaters. But fall also means tons of fun weekend activities outside!     Visit a Pumpkin Patch It’s not officially fall until you visit your first pumpkin patch of the season. Take your family or friends out to one of the many pumpkin pa

How To Host The Perfect Housewarming Party

How To Host The Perfect Housewarming Party

After a move, planning a party is probably the last thing you want to do. But once you’ve finished unpacking, a housewarming party is a perfect way for you and your family to meet neighbors and make new friends. First and foremost -- Keep it simple! We’ve compiled a list of tips to help you and your guests enjoy the first of many great nights in your home.   Make Your Guests