Blog Entries in December

Could 2021 Be the Year for a Career Change?

Could 2021 Be the Year for a Career Change?

With the new year upon us, it might be a good year to evaluate your career and maybe set some new resolutions! Do you have your sights set on a professional move this year?  If making a career change is on your to-do list for 2021, we can think of more than a few reasons why the real estate industry could be the move for you!    1. You are your own boss: If working from home thi

Elizabeth Turcovsky Named Our Hockey Mom of the Year Winner!

Elizabeth Turcovsky Named Our Hockey Mom of the Year Winner!

Congratulations to our Hockey Mom of the Year, Elizabeth Turcovsky of Mentor Youth Hockey Association!   Elizabeth was one of our five monthly winners (November) who was selected from a diverse judging panel of staff, agents, and community members as our Hockey Mom of the Year.  “Elizabeth exemplifies all the characteristics of an extraordinary hockey mom”, stated Todd

How to Refresh Your Work From Home Goals

How to Refresh Your Work From Home Goals

We are coming up on eight months of the Coronavirus pandemic and many of us are still working at home.  With the New Year’s coming up, this is a perfect time to refresh your work from home space, boost productivity, and set new goals.  Whether you want to switch up your work area or completely remodel a home office, there are many options to help you refresh your focus.  

How to Win Scholarship Money

How to Win Scholarship Money

It’s that time of year again to start applying for scholarships! Have you considered the Dream, Innovate, Grow Scholarship?  Each year, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services hosts a scholarship program, open to all high school students in the area who are planning to attend a technical school or college this fall.  The Dream,  Innovate, Grow scholarship is

Tips on How to Not Break the Bank This Holiday Season

Tips on How to Not Break the Bank This Holiday Season

Tis’ the season of unboxing packages from Amazon and wrapping gifts to put under the tree! While Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, it can take a toll on your bank account.  It can be easy to get caught up between finding a bargain and maintaining a budget during the holiday season. But there is help for those who might be wishing for more saving than spending right now.&

The Complete 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The Complete 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Do you have a hard to buy for niece or have no clue what to get your significant other for Christmas this year? We’ve got you covered! With the holidays right around the corner, this guide will help you score the best gifts without even leaving the comfort of your own home!   Custom Dog Puzzle  A puzzle is the best gift in 2020! JIGGY’s Dog Mom puzzle is the perfect pr

Tips for Snowbirds Before They Go South For The Winter

Tips for Snowbirds Before They Go South For The Winter

For those homeowners who prefer a full escape from seasonal snow, the time is near to flock south for the winter. If you’re ready to pack up and head toward warmer temperatures or waters, there are a few things you should do for your home before you go.   1. Step Up the Security Whether you’ll be gone for one month or the entire winter season, the most important thing to th

Five of the Best Holiday Storage Hacks

Five of the Best Holiday Storage Hacks

It’s hard to beat the festive feeling of a fully decorated house during the holidays. But once the season ends, what are homeowners to do with all the decor that has been filling their homes during this super-cold season?   Wrapping Paper While we’re talking specifically about holiday wrapping paper here, you could use this hack any time of the year. It is always a good ide

Five  Ways To Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away For The Holidays

Five Ways To Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away For The Holidays

If you are not planning to be home during the upcoming holiday weekend, it is a good idea to take special precautions to protect your property and your valuables. Here are five tips to help you trick potential burglars who could be looking to tackle your home over the holidays.     Invest in a Video Doorbell  Having a video doorbell at your house might keep a package thi

Must-Have Tips Before Buying a Major Appliance

Must-Have Tips Before Buying a Major Appliance

Have you been going back and forth on purchasing new appliances for your home? Good news, now is the perfect time! There are so many reasons to install new appliances in your home from reducing energy usage to updating your kitchen, but have you thought of how to buy an appliance?  Below are some tips you should consider before making the big purchase.     Read Reviews