ohio: Mark Your Calendars for The Central Bark Doggy Day Care Open House in Broadview Heights Ohio on Saturday, May 2nd 2009 - 04/09/09 06:03 AM
A while back I wrote a post about one of Broadview Height's newest businesses, Central Bark Doggy Day Care. The owners, Peggy and Bruce Kidd are thrilled to bring this business to our city and invite you and your "family members" to come celebrate at the open house coming up in May.
Central Bark Open House and Mini Dog ExpoSaturday, May 2nd, 20091:00p.m. to 4:00p.m.Have your picture taken! Get a free 8x10 Family Portraitwith your dog. Reserve your time at www.dogphoto.com or call440-526-2276Carting, Rally, and Obedience DemonstrationsRescue GroupsTour our indoor/outdoor Play AreasMeet our exceptional staff!Browse our pet boutique for food, treats, … (4 comments)

ohio: I've been Tagged With the "Say it With Pictures" MEME - 04/06/09 07:45 AM
Thanks to Tere Rottink and Jared Christiansen who both tagged me for a meme which requires that questions be answered with pictures so here goes.
Age at my next birthday

Favorite movie or t.v. character
Could not find one of Lucille Ball that I could "safely" use.
Favorite place to travel

Favorite food

Favorite place

Favorite color

Favorite sports team


Bad habit

which is why I must hike!
Here are the 5 people I have tagged. Have fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Khash Saghafi
Susan Reed
Dawn Maloney
Dan and Amy Schuman
Caren Wallace
Don't … (5 comments)

ohio: Students from Walsh Jesuit High School, Cuyahoga Falls Ohio Will Compete in Heritage National Music Festival in Chicago! - 03/28/09 09:14 AM
The Performing Fine Arts of Walsh Jesuit High School represent a group of highly talented and dedicated students and directors. I recently attended the school's Center Stage Theater's Performance of "Bye, Bye Birdie" and was blown away by the kids's preparation of their roles and their incredible talent. Next weekend the Harmony Gold Show Choir, Vocal Jazz Choir, the Chamber Choir and The Madrigals will travel to Chicago to compete at the Heritage National Music Festival. My daughter will be among those competing, both in the show choir and the jazz choir.
Good Luck To All The Students And TeachersI Know You … (2 comments)

ohio: Broadview Heights Ohio Lions Club 29th Annual Easter Egg Hunt! - 03/28/09 03:53 AM
Mark your calendars for the 29th annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Lions Club of Broadview Heights Ohio.
Here are the details of this much anticipated event:When: Saturday, April 4thTime:   Peter Cottontail arrives by fire truck at 9:15 a.m. and will give the signal to start at 10:00a.m.Where:  Broadview Center, 9543 Broadview RdParticipants: Residents from babies to kids age 10In the event of rain the hunt will be moved indoors to the recreation center. Eggs will contain candy or a gift certificate for a grand prize and all "hunters" will receive a chocolate Easter treat. This … (2 comments)

ohio: Great News for Ohio Home Buyers....But for a Limited Time! - 03/28/09 02:45 AM
Great news for Ohio home buyers. Effective, March 23, 2009 buyers who close on their homes after that date may be able to take advantage of  The Ohio Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) Program. It is limited to the first (approximate) 1000 first time home buyers and is on a first come, first served basis.  The program could last 2-3 months, or longer or shorter.Here's the really great news. This program can be used together with the federal stimulus for first time buyers who qualify. Under the MCC, the federal tax credit is based on the amount of home loan interest paid … (8 comments)

ohio: Loan Officers... A Good One Is Worth His or Her Weight in GOLD! - 03/23/09 01:05 AM
Recently I received an internet lead through my company. The potential buyer and I exchanged a few e-mails and then had a very nice conversation about her wants and needs in house. She is a single Mom with a grade school age child. She wants a home near her son's school and day careShe does not want to overextend herselfShe is aware of a special down payment assistance program in a particular city city for which she has already applied and been approved .So then I asked her if she was pre-approved and she said yes and offered to e-mail me the … (6 comments)

ohio: Open House at 2403 Lincoln Ave. in Parma Ohio on Sunday, March 22nd From 2-4 - 03/20/09 11:01 PM
2403 Lincoln Ave. Parma, Ohio OPEN SUNDAY, MARCH 22,2009 FROM 2-4
Lovely brick and stone ranch offers 3BR, 2.5 baths, a huge finished basement, a large yard with an 84' frontage and a 2 car garage. New roof, ~ 3 years old with complete tear off, comfortable living room w/woodburning FP and new carpeting, dining room with newer carpeting and access to covered porch, eat in kitchen, all bedrooms with hardwood floors and master bedroom has built ins, fantastic basement has 5 finished rooms including a rec room w/woodburning FP, office, laundry room with full bath adjacent to it, and 2 … (7 comments)

ohio: The Gas Man Cometh....To Drill For Oil/Gas On Your Land! - 03/20/09 03:51 AM
There's a knock at your door and when you open it the gas man is there. But it's not the gas man from your local gas company who has come to check out your home because you smelled an odor of gas or to put in a new meter.No, this is the gas man from a company that wants to DRILL for oil/gas on or very near to your property.He explains to you that:
the project will require X number of acres and that all the homeowners involved will "throw in" a certain portion of their land (no title transfer of any … (4 comments)

ohio: Open House Sunday March 15th from 2-4 at 805 Bittersweet Dr. Seven Hills Ohio - 03/14/09 03:08 AM
Be sure to put this beautifully remodeled home on your list for tomorrow! 4BR, 2.5 Baths (remodeled) updated kitchen with ceramic floor and newer countertops, master bedroom with private bath, newer windows and all new carpeting, finished walk out basement with FP. Take Broadview Rd. and go east on Ridgewood to Bayberry. Bittersweet is off Bayberry. See you there!


ohio: Brecksville Broadview Heights, Ohio and Surrounding Communities Market Report the Last Three Years - 03/05/09 04:46 AM
Below you will find the closed sales and their average prices for the listed communites. While it is not a great picture, it is an accurate reflection of the market and one you need to be armed with if you are going to buy or sell a home in the near future. If you would like more specific information about your area or what your home is worth, please contact Barb Szabo. I'd be happy to help you. All information is obtained from Neorhex and is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

If you would like to buy or sell … (3 comments)

ohio: Information on Bank Owned Homes in the Southern Suburbs of Cleveland Ohio - 03/03/09 11:56 PM
Below are the bank owned homes for the stated time period. Please note that there are many more homes that are in the short sale or foreclosure process. All information is obtained from neohrex and is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
Please see my article Foreclosure Prevention Resources for Ohioans if you have questions about the foreclosure process.
If you would like information on real estate in your area, please contact Barb Szabo. I'd be happy to help you.

ohio: Olde Salem Chocolates in Broadview Heights Ohio...Not Just Chocolate - 03/03/09 12:12 PM
If you have never been to Olde Salem Chocolates and Fine Gifts in Broadview Heights, do yourself a favor and stop in there. You will not be disappointed.
Owner P.J. Salem offers not only the finest Amish made chocolates but also a wide assortment of gifts, including great jewelry and beautiful decorative pieces for your home.
P.J says her goal when designing her shop was to give it an old world feel and I think she succeeded beautifully. From the moment you step in you feel welcomed and the aroma from the chocolates is tantalizing to … (11 comments)

ohio: MacIntosh Farms and New Hampton, Broadview Heights Ohio Real Estate Market Report 1/1/09-2/28/09 - 03/02/09 08:31 AM
Below are the statistics for ACTIVE, PENDING, and SOLD homes in MacIntosh Farms and New Hampton,  Broadview Heights Ohio. All information is obtained from neohrex and is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Please note that the contracts for the pending and closed homes may have been written in December or January.
For more information on the above areas or the area where you live or would like to live, please contact Barb Szabo. I'd be happy to help you. Below you will find a sampling of where I will market your home through Point2homes.com


ohio: Open House Sunday at 4102 Wood Ave. Parma Ohio March 1st from 2-4 Don't miss this one! - 02/28/09 08:07 AM
Make sure you put this open house on your list. Includes ~2000 square feet and the lot next door! I will have a loan officer there to answer questions about today's sometimes challenging mortgage market, along with information on both the $8000 tax credit and Parma grant money. A great value at $129,900..See you there!


ohio: Broadview Heights Youth..Are You ready for Some Baseball??? - 02/25/09 11:36 PM

I have watched my daughter who is 14, play softball, since she was about 5 years and it is without a doubt my favorite pastime. She's become quite the pitcher and hitter over the years, often getting doubles and triples, and being the pitcher in the last inning of the championship game 2 years ago, which they won! I look forward to it every year and this year will be no different, though much more challenging as she is now in the 14-18 league and the competition is pretty stiff. But just like all city sports there are deadlines and … (4 comments)

ohio: Welcome to Central Bark Doggy Day Care-One of Broadview Heights's Newest Businesses - 02/23/09 09:59 PM
Today I had the pleasure of meeting Peggy Farrell-Kidd, the owner, together with her husband Bruce, of one of Broadview Heights Ohio's newest businesses:Central Bark Doggy Day CareConveniently located at 3001 Towpath Rd, off Broadview Rd. just south of Edgerton, I think it will be THE place to take your four legged best friends.  Peggy will officially open her doors on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009 and I wish her every success. It would appear that she has left no stone unturned when comes to the very best care for your beloved pet.Here's a typical day at Central  Bark (may vary slightly)

ohio: Bye Bye Birdie Playing Soon at Walsh Jesuit High School's CenterStage Theatre! - 02/23/09 01:20 AM
Be sure to mark your calendars so that you can attend the CenterStage Theatre's performance of:
Bye Bye Birdie
Bye Bye Birdie is the musical that takes a hilarious look at the early Elvis rock era of the late 50's and the teenage craze associated with it has been a favorite among theatre goers for many years. According to David Banks, the director, "We will bring our own special creativity to this show and promise to give the audience a tremendous theatrical experience."I have only seen a few shows at Walsh, most recently the fall production of The Matchmaker and … (2 comments)

ohio: Fabulous Friday Fish Frys at Assumption Church in Broadview Heights Ohio! - 02/22/09 12:58 PM
If you've never been to a Lenten Friday Fish Fry at Assumption Church in Broadview Heights, Ohio (9183 Broadview Road) make it a point to come to at least one, and bring a bunch of your friends..you won't be disappointed!Our fish frys have often received coverage by the local t.v. stations. The dates are as follows and all are from 4:00p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 28 Mar. 7 Mar. 14 Mar.21 Mar.28 Apr. 4 I have been a member of Assumption Church since 1990 and have both worked at and enjoyed the fish frys for many years so I know first … (4 comments)

ohio: Tax Credit For Homebuyers, Cuyahoga County Ohio - 02/22/09 11:19 AM


ohio: One of The Best Upgrades We Ever Made To Our Home! - 02/21/09 07:06 AM
A few years ago during a bad winter in Cleveland I noticed about 1 foot of solid ice in the valley of our roof that leads to the gutter behind my garage. The back of the garage converges with the ceiling of my dining room. Having seen many homes suffer damage from these ice dams, I was naturally concerned so I said to my husband, "Honey we just have to do something about this ice. If we don't I'm sure we will get water down the back of our garage wall or worse, down our dining room wall, and that would be … (10 comments)

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