Blog - Month: November 2019

Month: November 2019

Sell Your Home Without an Open House in Northeast Ohio

By Andrea Robinson
November 26, 2019 Category: General

Open houses can be a great time for buyers free food, free wine and the opportunity to imagine what life might be like in a new space. But what about the seller? Unfortunately for sellers, open houses usually dont quite live up to their hype. More often than not, your buyer wont be one of the prospects who toured your home, and the sale will actually come from a realtors network or an inquiry from an online ad. With all this in mind, theres nothing wrong with open houses, and its entirely possible to generate some interest in your home by having one. However, they arent required to sell your home. If youre trying to sell a property in Northeast Ohio, heres how you can get it done without hosting an open house. Hire a Great Real Estate Agent A good real estate agent knows that you can sell without hosting an open house some may even recommend avoiding it altogether! Take your time to find the right agent for your home who knows how to advertise online and has great networking

Three Title Insurance Myths that Every Northeast Ohio Homebuyer Should Know About

By Andrea Robinson
November 20, 2019 Category: General

Many first-time and even second-time homebuyers believe that purchasing a house is a simple, one to two-step transaction. HGTV makes it look so easy! While a good realtor can certainly make finding and purchasing the right home easy, there are many misconceptions about the nitty-gritty details of the process. Perhaps one of the most rushed and least understood parts of any real estate transaction is title insurance. Many buyers simply sign here for peace of mind without learning what this coverage does for them. With little understanding about title insurance means, there are a lot of misconceptions that fly around, too. Do you really need title insurance? You only have to get it once, right? Were here to set the record straight. If youre going to close on a home soon, here are three title insurance myths debunked. Its Optional and Not Needed The biggest and most common myth about title insurance is that you dont really need it. Its seen as an add on in some real estate

Three Snow Day Home Projects You Can Tackle in 2019

By Andrea Robinson
November 13, 2019 Category: General

Its snowing in Northeast Ohio! While the calendar may not say its officially winter yet, freezing temperatures and snowy weather are happening right now in November. More fall-like weather may be returning in a week, but the arctic blast thats hitting many regions of the U.S. right now will likely be back soon, cutting into the autumn season to make way for Winter 2019. So, what are you going to do when its freezing outside? If youre feeling a bit restless while your front porch freezes over this week, here are a few snow day home improvement projects you can start right now. Renovate the Laundry Room No sledgehammer needed here! Its pretty easy to add a bit of style to your laundry room in just a day. Installing new shelves, a modern hamper and a bit of wallpaper can transform this functional space into a stylish conduit of linen traffic. Snow have you stuck inside? Start by tidying up a bit! There should be plenty of snow days to come this year, so you can spend