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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. 

Five Tips for a Stress-free Selling Process

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Five Tips for a Stress-free Selling Process

Emotions typically run high when it comes to the home-selling process.  Excitement, nervousness, and anxiousness are just some of the feelings home sellers have.  Rest assured, we have put together a list of the five best tips to have a stress-free selling process to put your mind at ease!   1. Set up your home to sell When you first put your house on the market you want to m

The 411 on Finding a Real Estate Agent

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The 411 on Finding a Real Estate Agent

When you are buying or selling a house you’ll likely need help in the process. Reaching out to a professional could be the first step you take in the moving process, but how do you find a real estate agent and know if that agent is right for you?    How do I find a Real Estate Agent? A large majority of agents’ business is based upon word of mouth.  A good or bad

Five Tips for Decorating for the Fourth of July

Five Tips for Decorating for the Fourth of July

With the 4th of July fast approaching, get into the holiday spirit with these 5 easy steps.   1. Flags   It doesn’t get more 4th of July than flags, right? Use lots of red, white and blue flags to spruce up your space.  Throw a large flag on your front porch for a more classic look, or incorporate flags in unique ways throughout your house like in your flower

Six Benefits of Building Your Own Home

Six Benefits of Building Your Own Home

Building your own home is a complex process. You will have to find and buy the land, which can limit your choices of a neighborhood. You will need to hire an architect or development company, and while it is exciting to select almost every piece and finish of your soon-to-be house, being that involved can become overwhelming. But before you decide that building your own home is too much for you to

How to Make Living in a House on the Market Enjoyable

How to Make Living in a House on the Market Enjoyable

Living in your home while it is on the market is a difficult task. You have to take pictures that make your home look inviting and maintain that appearance for showings. Spending time in a home that is open house-ready can make it feel like it’s not even yours. To ease the transition we’ve compiled a list of to-dos to make your home comfortable for you while being attractive to potenti