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How to Protect Your Home While it’s on the Market

How to Protect Your Home While it’s on the Market

When you’re trying to sell your home, you want prospective buyers to explore a bit during showings, right?  Buyers often open closets, cabinets, and other nooks and crannies when they’re touring through a home, sellers should take some precautions to protect their homes and personal belongings throughout the sales process.  Here are 6 ways that sellers can keep their homes, a

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

Backyard Privacy Options To Make The Most Of Your Yard

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Backyard Privacy Options To Make The Most Of Your Yard

As much as you may (or may not) love your neighbors and all of their furry, four-legged family members, you probably didn’t buy your home and property to share with them. Of course, you enjoy the friendly conversations you share when you’re outside and you may even get together for a barbeque, but when it comes to dinner outside in the backyard with your family, you may not want to sha

The Most Relaxing Colors To Paint Your Bedroom

The Most Relaxing Colors To Paint Your Bedroom

The paint color you choose for your bedroom is just as important as how comfortable the furniture is. If your walls are loud, vibrant, or dark, it won’t promote good relaxation and rest. Take some inspiration from these calming rooms -- they might just inspire you to pick up a paintbrush and do a little redecorating!   Soft Green Green is a great hue for your bedroom, as it has b

10 Questions You Should ask Before You Build

10 Questions You Should ask Before You Build

It should go without saying that purchasing a home is one of the largest, if not – the largest, purchase that a person will ever make. So, if you decide to build your own home, it is imperative that your voice be heard.  So, where do you start? If you’ve looked into the home-building process and met with possible builders, it probably seems that they’ve got everything pla

Ten Must Have Items For Any New Home Owner!

Ten Must Have Items For Any New Home Owner!

Homeownership is an exciting role, but it requires a bit of responsibility. For everything from changing light bulbs to hanging up home décor, homeowners are responsible for their own routine home maintenance and other odd jobs around the house. And these tasks require supplies!  With all the excitement that goes along with buying a home, it can be easy for new homeowners to overlook s