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Five Projects to Tackle Before Fall

Five Projects to Tackle Before Fall

The leaves have started to fall and the days are getting shorter.  Fall is approaching and now is the perfect time to tidy up your home before the cold weather hits.    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 often stop to think of the issues that can ari

Five Signs You Need New Windows

Five Signs You Need New Windows

When was the last time you thought about replacing your windows?  If it has been a while, now might be the right time. Well-designed windows play a variety of important roles from improving your home’s curb appeal to increasing the amount of natural light in your home and improving energy efficiency. If your windows are run-down and damaged, they will not only be a security issue, but t

Three Reasons You Should Live in Your Home Before You Renovate

Three Reasons You Should Live in Your Home Before You Renovate

Being able to make improvements and customize your space is one of the best parts of being a homeowner.  That being said, most new homeowners are eager to jump into projects before they even live in the home. In many ways, this can be great to avoid the mess that comes along with improvements, but for some people living in your home before you renovate might be a good idea.   1.&

How to Avoid The Most Common Moving Mistakes

How to Avoid The Most Common Moving Mistakes

Moving into a new home requires a lot of planning and important decisions.  Sometimes these steps can be overlooked, losing you a lot of time and money in the relocation process. Lucky planning is an easy way to reduce stress and avoid mistakes.  Before your next move, sit down and take time to prepare and avoid these common mistakes.    1. Not Having a Moving Plan W

The Complete Seller's Guide to Home Inspections

The Complete Seller's Guide to Home Inspections

Home inspections are an important part of your home selling process, but it can also be a source of anxiety for many sellers.  We’re here to help answer all your questions about home inspections.     How should I prepare for my home inspection? Home sellers have an easier time preparing for a home inspection in advance. Getting ready for a home inspection helps to

Roadside Assistance: Five Times You’ll Need It

Roadside Assistance: Five Times You’ll Need It

Being stuck on the side of the road because of a flat tire or standing outside in an empty parking lot because you are locked out can be frustrating and scary.  Many people have considered purchasing roadside assistance coverage for these exact reasons. Below are five reasons you might want to have roadside assistance.     1. You need to be towed If your car stops workin

Cleveland Food Guide: The Best Restaurants with the Best Outdoor Seating

Cleveland Food Guide: The Best Restaurants with the Best Outdoor Seating

Now that we are finally out of our winter blues, we can leap into summer and spend more time outside. With the warm weather approaching, 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. 

How to Shop for a Mortgage

How to Shop for a Mortgage

For most people, a home will be the biggest purchase that you will make in your lifetime and will require obtaining a mortgage.  Shopping around for a mortgage will help you find the best financing deal. Locking in the best possible interest rate may involve some time and research, but it will pay off for the homeowner in the long run.   Get your Credit Score Your credit score is

Four Myths About Painting You Need to Know Before Selling Your Home

Four Myths About Painting You Need to Know Before Selling Your Home

We all know that right now is a great time to sell a home.  The market is hot and buyers are ready to take that next step in their home search.  That being said, there are some things you will need to do on your end to ensure that your home is ready to be shown! Have you added painting to your to-do list? We’re getting down to the nitty-gritty on all the myths about painting your h

 Four Things to Know Before You List Your Home on Airbnb

Four Things to Know Before You List Your Home on Airbnb

  Do you have a vacation home, acquired a property, or have an extra room in your home you want to make some extra money on? You might consider listing your property on a hotel booking site such as Airbnb.  Before you list, we have put together a list of things to consider before opening up your home.     Why Airbnb? First off, let's start with why Airbnb.