Appraising, Happy Living, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Homeowners, Tax Appeals

Is Your “Crazy” Neighbor Lowering Your Home’s Value?

Is your neighborhood difficult to live next to? Is their property an eye-sore? Can having a neighbor like that lower your home's value? I tackle the answers to these questions in this article.

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

What’s The Size of Your Driveway?

Have you ever wondered how appraisers calculate the size of a driveway? Do different types of driveways make a difference in value? I talk about it in this article. I hope you find it useful.

Happy Living, Helpful for FSBO, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Home Owners, Home Repairs

High-Impact Home Upgrades for Any Budget

Are you looking to improve your home on a budget? What types of upgrades can you make that will not break the bank? Find out in this article!

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

A Little on the Birds & The Bees

I've been thinking of a good time to talk about this topic. I’ve gone back and forth on when to bring it up. It feels like now is as good a time as any to talk about the birds and the bees. Hey now! This is not the kind of “birds and the bees” conversation… Continue reading A Little on the Birds & The Bees

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

Tips for Increasing Your Home’s Value Without Spending a Fortune

Hello! I hope that you are enjoying the warmer weather! With the spring selling season upon us, my volume of work has been very high. So, I am grateful for guest bloggers who provide me with some great articles to share with you. I hope you've been enjoying them. I have one more this week.… Continue reading Tips for Increasing Your Home’s Value Without Spending a Fortune

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

AVM’s & Punxsutawney Phil’s Accuracy

On Tuesday of this week, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow. Therefore, we have six more weeks of winter weather, by some predictions. Somehow, I feel like six more weeks of winter is a given. Especially in Northeast Ohio. How accurate are weather predictions made by folks who try to base future weather patterns on whether… Continue reading AVM’s & Punxsutawney Phil’s Accuracy

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

Dirty vs. Disheveled… Which is Worse on Value?

Can a dirty or messy home impact its market value? Find out in my article. I hope you enjoy it!