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2009 

The Cuyahoga County Engineer's Geographical Information System (GIS) is an exceptional new tool (made available to the public in 2008) that should be used by both Greater Cleveland real estate agents as well as home sellers and buyers alike to find out more about a general area, as well as very d...
02/21/2009
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There used to be the four "Ps" of real estate: Place a sign in the yard, Put the home in the MLS, Put an ad in the paper, and pray that it sells! Selling your Greater Cleveland, Ohio home today has become the ultimate waiting game...one that requires (in our opinion) the three "Ps" - planning, pr...
02/21/2009
You want what?  Say again?  You want references? How many homes have you bought and sold over the years?    How many job interviews have you had over the years?    Why are these two questions linked in some way?      Because sellers and buyers need to be more like interviewers and less like inte...
02/21/2009
For over 60 years, Handel’s has been serving homemade ice cream in all kinds of assorted flavors.  We discovered Handel’s when we moved to Brecksville.  It is actually located in Broadview Heights, about 13.6 minutes down the road from our house—yes, we have it timed.  All we have to say to our k...
02/15/2009
I have worked with enough buyers in my time to know that kitchen and baths sell houses, but so do fireplaces.  Whether there is an desire to actually burn wood and listen to the crackling sound or to turn the key and let the gas warm the room, fireplaces are a definite selling feature.  Therefore...
02/15/2009
Welcome to the first installment of market statistics for the The Timbers neighborhood for the real estate market in Brecksville, Ohio.  As the year progresses, I will include sold statistics for 2009 as well.  More comprehensive, yet understandable statistics will be developed and reported in th...
02/15/2009
Welcome to the first installment of market statistics for the Country Woods neighborhood for the real estate market in Brecksville, Ohio.  As the year progresses, I will include sold statistics for 2009 as well.  More comprehensive, yet understandable statistics will be developed and reported in ...
02/15/2009
Welcome to the first installment of market statistics for the real estate market in Brecksville, Ohio.  Included in this first report is showing the number of homes that are currently on the market, under contract, and that have sold in 2008 by price range and their average days on the market. Th...
02/15/2009
I cannot say enough about the arts in Brecksville.  I wrote about the incredible opportunities the Brecksville Center for the Arts provides to the community and regional area and at the same time, we are fortunate to have an art gallery with a terrific artist, Paul Duda, right in the heart of dow...
02/14/2009
Each summer it is hard to believe that the huge river ford area at the intersection of Chippewa Creek Road and Riverview Road in the Brecksville Reservation is groomed and gussied-up for the annual Brecksville Kiwanis Horse Show.  The meadow is totally transformed by two large show rings, a main ...
02/14/2009
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