Blog Entries in July

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

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