Archive for August, 2014

What to Look for When Buying an Older Ohio Home

Friday, August 29th, 2014

When buying a home in Cuyahoga or Medina County, you essentially have two choices— buy a newer home or an older home. Many are drawn to the character of older homes, especially the neighborhoods in which they sit, but don’t be too quick to sign on the dotted line. There are a few factors to […]

Labor Day Events in Brunswick, Medina, Valley City, Cleveland OH

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

The last few days of summer are upon us here in Northeastern Ohio, but that doesn’t mean the events have come to a halt. Labor Day weekend will bring a wealth of opportunities to enjoy the summer sun and festivals in locales like Medina, Brunswick, Valley City and nearby Cleveland, OH. Mark the following on your […]

4 Signs You’re Ready to Buy a Home in Brunswick, Hinckley, Strongsville

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

One common question from Ohio homebuyers this summer is “How do I know if I’m ready to buy a home?” You may be watching the market, hearing about mortgage rate increases, but how do you know if this is the right time for you? Now is indeed the time to purchase real estate in Medina County […]

Back to School and Ohio Real Estate

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Schools in our area start this week and now is the time when homeowners really begin thinking about their school district. School systems are a very important part of the real estate process and oftentimes, Ohio homebuyers will choose a home based on the great school district it’s in. A Realtor.com survey recently found that school-district boundaries […]

How House Paint Can Affect Your Ohio Home Sale

Friday, August 15th, 2014

This weekend many Ohio homeowners will take out their to-do lists to cross off home projects that have been in the works. Popular home projects during these late summer months might include tending to the landscaping, cleaning windows, tidying up the storage shed or garage and even painting the exterior of the home. While you […]

3 Reasons to Buy a Home in Medina, Cuyahoga County

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

There is much to consider when purchasing a home in Medina or Cuyahoga County this year, especially if this is your first time doing so. But given the current state of the real estate market, with rising housing prices and interest rates, waiting just doesn’t make sense anymore. A study released out of Harvard University last […]

Community Spotlight: Strongsville, OH

Friday, August 8th, 2014

When choosing where to purchase a new home in Ohio, especially in Medina and Cuyahoga Counties, you have many great communities to pick from. Strongsville, OH is one of them! A suburb of Cleveland nicknamed the “Crossroads of the Nation,” Strongsville is an affluent community that many residents have happily decided to call home. Strongsville, named after settler […]

Rising Closing Costs Not Hurting Ohio Homebuyers

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Homebuyers nationwide have been debating about buying a new home given the rapidly rising housing prices and also, closing costs. To be exact, mortgage closing costs have climbed nearly 6 percent over the past year. And while it is true that both housing prices and closing costs are increasing, the fact remains that Ohio still has some […]

What to Do This Weekend in Brunswick, Medina OH

Friday, August 1st, 2014

A new month is here again in Medina, Valley City, Columbia Station, North Royalton, Brunswick, Hinckley and Strongsville and to kick it off, the weekend is bringing a host of fun events! From a night under the stars in Medina to a game day challenge in Brunswick, here is a list of community events around Medina County and Cuyahoga […]