Cleveland Area, Happy Living, Helpful to Home Owners

Working At Home: 4 Ways To Protect Your Personal And Professional Needs

Hi everyone! I have no doubt that you are looking forward to the end of 2020! I know I am! It has been a very busy end of the year for me, for which I am grateful. To finish out this year, I am pleased to have another guest blogger, Tina Martin from Ideaspired.com. Tina's… Continue reading Working At Home: 4 Ways To Protect Your Personal And Professional Needs

Cleveland Area, Happy Living, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Homeowners

Reopen Your Business Safely with This Budget-Friendly Marketing Plan

Hello everyone! I hope that you are all staying safe out there! The news of people being vaccinated puts a little bounce in my step! I know that we have a ways to go. But it is encouraging! As more people get vaccinated, and things begin to turn around, hopefully sooner than later, small businesses… Continue reading Reopen Your Business Safely with This Budget-Friendly Marketing Plan

Happy Living, Helpful to Homeowners, Just For Fun, Pets

An Essential Guide for Managing a Move and a New Home When You Own Pets

If you have been reading my blogs, first of all thank you! You may have noticed that I like to cover topics that include more than just real estate.  My family and I love animals. We have a cat, a dog and a bird.  Over the years, we have found that having pets is part… Continue reading An Essential Guide for Managing a Move and a New Home When You Own Pets

Appraising, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Homeowners, Home Repairs

How Cost To Cure Works

On a regular basis, I appraise homes that need some type of repair. It may be as simple as replacing an outlet, or as complicated as renovating a home. In the appraisal process, the appraiser has to estimate a cost to cure many types of repairs. Why do appraisers use the term, cost to "cure",… Continue reading How Cost To Cure Works

Appraising, Helpful for FSBO, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Homeowners

Is It Gross Living Area or Not?

Every now and then I like to write about gross living area. (GLA) There are several reasons for this. First, it is often the sole metric by which people, who are not appraisers, use to estimate the value of their home. Second, while appraisers adjust for other features of a home, gross living area is… Continue reading Is It Gross Living Area or Not?