Archive for December, 2014

Looking Ahead to 2015 Ohio Real Estate

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

The new year will be here in just a few days and while we wrap up last minute ties to 2014, the real estate market is one significant reason to look ahead! Realtor.com released their new 2015 Housing Forecast and with lower mortgage rates continuing, Ohio homebuyers will have a chance to break into the […]

Getting Your Brunswick, Strongsville OH Home Back to Normal After the Holidays

Friday, December 26th, 2014

It’s easy to get swept up in the holiday chaos, especially the day after when it seems like wrapping paper and packaging have taken over your Ohio home. If keeping your holiday decor up through New Year’s Day is on your agenda, there is no need to break that tradition, but there are a few […]

Renting Costs Soaring, Time to Buy a Home in Brunswick, Medina Ohio

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

According to Realtor.com, the cost of renting has just surged to its highest level in six years and those who have yet to buy a home remain stuck in the “renter’s trap.” It can be easy to get stuck in the flow and continue on your current path, but there are so many more benefits to […]

Winter Best Time to Sell Your Ohio Home

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Spring and summer may be ideal times to move to a new home in Ohio, but winter is the best time to sell. According to a new study from real estate brokerage Redfin, sellers that list during the winter will be met by more focused, more motivated homebuyers. Historically, February has proven to be the best […]

Buying a House in Brunswick, Medina, Valley City During the Holidays

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

You have probably just about finished buying gifts this holiday season, but has the thought of buying a home during the holidays crossed your mind? Spring and summer are indeed popular times to buy a new home in Ohio and yet, the holidays can be equally as favorable. Don’t wait until 2015 to move in your dream […]

4 Reasons to Make a Bigger Down Payment on Your Cleveland Area Home

Friday, December 12th, 2014

It may sound tempting to put down a lower down payment on your new Cleveland area home, but there are significant benefits to saving that larger amount. It’s important to remember that the amount you put down determines how large your monthly payment will be. In light of new mortgage programs that have just launched, allowing for […]

Common Cleveland Area Homebuyer Myths About Mortgages

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

According to Realtor.com, 2015 will be the year of the first-time homebuyer. First-time buyers have been missing from real estate markets for the majority of this year and one reason for that is misinformation about mortgages. Many new homebuyers have bought into myths about obtaining a mortgage in the Cleveland area that simply are not […]

How to Keep Your Cleveland Area Home Energy Costs Low This Winter

Friday, December 5th, 2014

When temperatures start to drop, your home energy costs can start to rise. But before the cold weather officially sets in, there are steps you can take to prepare your Medina and Cuyahoga County home and keep costs low. Consider the following tips to keep your Ohio home comfortable and your energy bill manageable this winter. To […]

The In’s and Out’s of Staging Your Cleveland Ohio Home

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

When selling your home in the Cleveland area, there are many items to check off of your to-do list. Now is the time to clean from top to bottom, work with your real estate agent to price the property well, do a furniture edit to avoid clutter and stage the property to allow homebuyers to visualize […]