Twenty-five French students are coming to the area this summer, and blogger Jill Werling Quinn is looking for host families. Can you help?
House And Home
Monday, May 13, 2013
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Several Patch bloggers wrote posts this week on how to take care of your home — inside and out.
Want to know more about your home's foundation? Or how to go green in terms of lawn care? We have bloggers who can help. We rounded up the three best House and Home posts from this week, in case you missed them. 1. Before the shrubs around your home start getting lush again, check out your house's foundation. If you see cracks, check out this blog by Cynthia Freeney to find out what they mean, and how you can fix them. 2. Are you moving in the near future? Try to make it as stress free as possible by following these tips from Moving Ahead Services blogger Jeffrey Collins. 3. Who doesn't love a lush, green lawn? Did you know you don't need lots of chemicals to get it that way? Take the organic approach by following these tips from blogger…
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Real estate blogger Wendy Kunash talks about what 'days on market' actually means for a home.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
The most important questions to ask a prospective real estate agent
You’ve picked a good time to put your house on the market: Prospective buyers might be few, but low interest rates guarantee that they’re serious about their business. They’re picky, though: They want what they want, and they want it now. So you want the best real estate agent you can find, someone who knows the business inside out. From Ohio’s thousands of agents, how are you going to select the one that’s right for you? You can start the old-fashioned way, by asking around. While that’s the perennial first-place winner in the find-an-agent game, it isn’t necessarily the best way at the moment. What is the likelihood that a friend, relative or acquaintance has recently dealt with a real estate agent? “The Internet changed the game for …
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Local realtor gives five tips that may surprise you
The kids have graduated and left the nest, and it's time to downsize. Or maybe you're starting a family and need that extra space. Selling a home can be overwhelming, especially in today's market. How do you know how much to ask for? Do you have a good agent? How should you prepare for the open house? We asked Beachwood realtor Ilana Gross to give her five best tips for selling a house in today's climate. 1. Pricing is everything. The old real estate adage of location, location, location has now been replaced with price, price, price. This is perhaps the most important step in preparing your home for a heavily competitive and saturated buyer's market. Your house is your home: you probably have memories attached to every room, drawer and …