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Your Guide To Homeowners Association

Your Guide To Homeowners Association

When considering a home that will make you part of a Homeowners Association, it is important that you completely understand what you are signing up for. If you have specific questions, it is best to talk to your real estate agent, but for information about HOAs in general, use this blog post as your guide!   What is a Homeowners Association (HOA)?   A HOA is a structure that is p

The Details That Make The Difference When Staging Your Home

The Details That Make The Difference When Staging Your Home

The real estate market is hot right now. It’s a seller’s market in most of Ohio, making some home sellers complacent. The house is going to sell at a good price, right? Maybe so, but you can do some things to bring in even more profit.   Staging Think of a Hollywood set decorator arranging a scene to look just right in a movie. That’s the same concept applied to prepa

Five Pool Safety Tips For A Safe Summer

Five Pool Safety Tips For A Safe Summer

Summertime is here! And so are the fun activities that come with it- outdoor games, cook outs, gardening and of course cooling off in a pool. Swimming is a great way to relax on a summer day, but keeping your kids safe is the most important thing. Exercising proper pool safety is the best way to make sure everyone enjoys the day without injury. Below are some tips to keep you and all of your guest

The Best Summer Yard Games

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The Best Summer Yard Games

Gather your friends and family for your most competitive Summer yet. We curated a list of the best backyard games that will be sure to entertain your family and friends for hours.    Kan Jam Kan Jam or “Garbage Can Frisbee” is perfect for outdoor play. It's lighthearted, fun and as competitive as you want it to be. The main focus of the Kan Jam game is for the play

The Perks of Repainting

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The Perks of Repainting

Are you stuck on how to update your home before listing it? How about adding a touch of new paint? We have put together a list of benefits that a fresh coat of paint can add to your home when selling.     Change of Trends Are your walls outdated? It's a good idea to take a look at your paint colors and make sure they match design trends today. Painting a loud, dark purp

Fun Plans For The Fourth of July

Fun Plans For The Fourth of July

It’s that time of the year again...fireworks, yummy food and quality time with loved ones! Yes, we’re talking about the Fourth of July! If you haven’t made plans for the holiday weekend yet, don’t fret! Here is a line up of fun ideas for the Fourth of July.    Host a Barbecue You can’t beat a classic Fourth of July Cook-Out. Hit the web for some fun n

How To Keep Your Family Safe During A Storm

How To Keep Your Family Safe During A Storm

With storm season upon us, it is important that you learn how to protect yourself, your family and your home from the danger of storms. Keep reading for more information and safety tips.    Keep Up with Repairs These safety measures should be a priority all year round. This way, when a storm comes, you will not be scrambling to prepare. Check for loose shudders, fence posts, o

Five Reasons You Should Install A Home Security System

Five Reasons You Should Install A Home Security System

No one imagines they will fall victim to a robbery, break-in or even a natural disaster. In the event that this could happen, you will want to be prepared as possible. Home security systems are a great way for homeowners to protect their homes, valuables and family in case of an emergency.     Protect and Secure Your Home One of the biggest reasons to consider installing a

Father's Day Activities for the Entire Family

Father's Day Activities for the Entire Family

The best gift is quality time! Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 20th, so it’s time to brainstorm activities you can do with your dad. Lucky for you, we have a list of ideas he may love. Regardless of what activity you end up doing, he will love that you are doing it together!   Plan a Picnic Pack up some homemade sandwiches, desserts and a big fruit salad and head to

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Six Ideas For Outdoor Living Spaces

It’s finally time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful summer weather!    What better way to celebrate the changing of seasons than sprucing up your outdoor spaces. Whether you're interested in entertaining or relaxing, there are so many creative ways to transform your outdoor space. Check out some of our ideas!   Clear the Clutter Rethink the yard by clearing