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Common Mistakes Renters Make

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Common Mistakes Renters Make

As college graduation season is in full swing, many new grads are moving back home or looking for an apartment in a new city. Apartment hunting is an exciting experience, but many new renters can be overwhelmed with the process. Rent may be one of their largest expenses, so choosing the right apartment is extremely important. Here’s a look at some of the most common mistakes new renters make

How to Save Money When Buying a Home

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How to Save Money When Buying a Home

So you finally decided you’re ready to buy a home, but you're intimidated by the big red price tag? Sure, homes are an expensive investment, but there are many steps you can take to ensure that you are getting the best bang for your buck. Keep reading to find out ways you can save money when buying a home.    Use a Local Real Estate Agent A great real estate agent will s

Mother's Day Events in Ohio

Mother's Day Events in Ohio

Looking for Mother’s Day celebration ideas? Here are a few suggestions of things you can do with your mom to celebrate her special day. Please note many of the events require reservations or purchased tickets upon arriving. Please check the Covid-19 protocols before planning on attending an event.    Mother’s Day at Cleveland Botanical Gardens Cleveland, Ohio Pick

Congratulations to our late April Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to our late April Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to the second April Hockey Mom winner, Lora Clewes, from New Brighton Township.  Lora, mom to Benson (8 years old) and Evelyn (2 years old), is the Vice President of the Beaver County Ice Sharks Special Hockey Association.  The Ice Sharks is a hockey team for special needs children over the age of 5 years old with a disability. As Vice President for the team, Lora is

Eco-Friendly Home Improvements

Eco-Friendly Home Improvements

With Earth Day right around the corner, you may be considering taking on a new project to help the environment around you. But, did you realize that your Earth Day efforts could also be beneficial for you and your home? Well, now is the perfect time to improve your home in an eco-friendly way. Check out these five ways to make your home environmentally savvy.   Switch to LED  Mayb

Congratulations to the April 2021 Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to the April 2021 Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to our first April Hockey Mom winner, Melanie Berry, from Baldwin!   A mom of three (Teegan, Kaden, and Kylee), Melanie is the Business Manager for her son Teegan’s Bantam team with the South Hills Amateur Hockey Association where Kaden also plays. As a Business Manager for the last several years, Melanie organizes fundraisers, team gatherings, and collects fees need

Tips to Finding Your Perfect Home

Tips to Finding Your Perfect Home

So you decided you want to move, but you're overwhelmed with the hundreds of options of homes out there. What can you do to ensure you’re making the right decision and finding the perfect home? Well to start, you can follow these tips!   Plan Out What Your “Perfect Home” Looks Like The first step to searching for a home is dedicating the time to finding out what y

Spring into Lawn & Garden Month

Spring into Lawn & Garden Month

After a cold Covid-filled winter, the sun is finally shining and the flowers are blooming.  Warmer weather is upon us as well as the rebirth of all things lawn and garden. April is National Lawn and Garden month so now is the perfect time to grab your gloves and yard tools and dedicate some time to beautifying your green spaces.     Not sure where to start? Don’t worr

Five Kid friendly Home Improvement Projects

Five Kid friendly Home Improvement Projects

Now that the weather is starting to warm up and we’re all adjusting to that extra hour of daylight in the evenings, it is the perfect time to get outside and curb the cabin fever for both you and your kids! If you and your crew are looking for some fun outdoor activities to help usher in the warmer weather, we can help. Plus, who doesn’t love improving their home’s appearance!

5 Tips for Finding the Right Contractor for Your Remodeling Project

5 Tips for Finding the Right Contractor for Your Remodeling Project

The spring season brings with it the arrival of the one of the busiest home remodeling seasons. From patios to porches to landscaping and more, homeowners everywhere are getting bit by the home-renovating bug. Even if you’re a fan of DIY—you can only get so far before needing to call in an expert. For some remodeling projects, you must bring in a contractor. And with so many contrac