Blog Entries in August

Ohio's Dream, Innovate, Grow Scholarship Winner

Ohio's Dream, Innovate, Grow Scholarship Winner

Each year, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services hosts a scholarship program, open to all highschoolers in the area.  The Dream,  Innovate, Grow scholarship is inspired by the key beliefs and attributes Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services has been built on.  The recipients who are chosen also embrace these ideals both personally and academic

Rental Friendly Renovations

Rental Friendly Renovations

Living in a rental comes with a lot of perks like maintenance-free living, but you might feel like your options are limited when it comes to decorating your new space.  Even though you might not be able to paint your walls or redo a kitchen, there are still plenty of ways to spruce up your apartment and make it your own.   Wallpaper For some people, the thought of being surrounded

How to Handle a Low Offer

How to Handle a Low Offer

It is a pretty amazing feeling for home sellers when the offers start coming in. However, that excitement can quickly be shrouded by a low-ball offer or an offer that is far lower than your asking price. But, once you get over the initial shock and that slightly insulting feeling, you’ve got to make a decision. Do you counter the offer and try to get to a price point that is more reasonab

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

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.