ohio: Hosting an Open House - August 9, 2pm-4pm/Shaker Heights - 04/04/17 10:31 AM
 
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ohio: Solar Panel upgrades - don't miss out on tax credits! Buying a house! - 03/23/17 07:48 AM
 
 
Want to know what the only energy-efficient upgrade to your primary residence will be allowed to be as a Federal Tax Credit for 2017 and beyond?  Solar Panels! 
 
https://www.energy.gov/energysaver/planning-home-solar-electric-system
 
As of December 31, 2016  the energy-effiecient upgrades such as, window, door and skylight replacments, roofs, water heaters, insulations, bio-mass stoves, heating, air-conditioning, giothermal heat pumps and residential wind turbines will no longer be a federal tax credit if upgraded after the year 2016.  If you however did renovate with any of these upgrades in 2016 you want to be sure to use https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-prior/f5695--2016.pdf to claim them on your taxes. 
 
Credit value per upgrades for 2016:
-Windows, doors … (4 comments)

ohio: Free Market Analysis - Home buyers are busy buying in 2017 - 02/28/17 11:07 AM

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ohio: Hosting an Open House - Pepper Pike, Ohio - 02/28/17 10:46 AM

 
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ohio: Are you overpaying your property taxes? - 01/05/17 10:05 AM
 
Are you paying the right real estate taxes?
Do you know how much your home is worth?
Real Estate Taxes in Solon Ohio are estimated as:
 
TO ESTIMATE REAL PROPERTY TAX:
Formula: Market value X annual tax as % of market value
Example: (example uses Solon School District residential rate)
Market value of property is $ 100,000
Residential annual tax as a percent of market value is 2.29%
$ 100,000 X 2.29% = $ 2,290 annual property tax
 
Deadline for an application for tax decrease is March 31st.
 
Ever think about, "How much is my house worth?" OH home values are calculated from sold prices, public records of … (0 comments)

ohio: Discover The Arcade, Hyatt Regency Cleveland; do not take for granted - 12/21/16 08:36 AM
The Arcade, Hyatt Regency in downtown, Cleveland - Ohio
 
http://www.theclevelandarcade.com/
 
A Christmas party lead me to the historic Arcade building in downtown Cleveland, Ohio where we enjoyed a nights stay in it's hotel, with comfy beds, clean and high vaulted ceilings; compliments of Soprema.  The beauty and history that lies in this building should not be taken for granted as it is an important part of Cleveland's affluent past. This building was one of America's greatest shopping centers back in 1890 connecting two thoroughfares; Euclid and Superior Avenues.  During the planning, the design of this building was so innovative and audacious no local construction companies would bid on it. Finally, it was built by The Detroit Bridge Company, standing … (0 comments)

ohio: Over the River and Through the Woods to Open Houses We Will Go - 12/09/16 11:45 AM
 
December 11, 2016
Open Houses in Solon, Ohio
 
Hosting an Open House 
35532 Nightshade Lane, Solon Ohio
December 11th from 11:00-1:00
$479,000
 
This outstanding five bedroom home is situated on a beautiful lot in the prestigious Preserve Development. As you enter the two story foyer with gleaming hardwood flooring the formal living and dining rooms are nearby. The first floor bedroom with a private bath and walk in closet are tucked away in a private corner of this wonderful home. The two story family room is freshly painted and has newer carpeting, the fireplace is the highlight of this room. The gourmet kitchen is … (1 comments)

ohio: Open House - 5 bedroom - 5 baths - Solon, Ohio $479,000 - 12/06/16 12:16 PM
Hosting an Open House 
35532 Nightshade Lane, Solon Ohio
December 11th -11:00-1:00
 
This outstanding five bedroom home is situated on a beautiful lot in the prestigious Preserve Development. As you enter the two story foyer with gleaming hardwood flooring the formal living and dining rooms are nearby. The first floor bedroom with a private bath and walk in closet are tucked away in a private corner of this wonderful home. The two story family room is freshly painted and has newer carpeting, the fireplace is the highlight of this room. The gourmet kitchen is a cooks delight with loads of cabinetry and … (3 comments)

ohio: Open House - 3 bedrooms - 2 baths - Solon, Ohio - 12/06/16 11:50 AM
 
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ohio: Congratulations Graduate! A program that will give you money! - 11/08/16 01:38 AM

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ohio: Wine country is worth an afternoon visit; easy drive from Solon Ohio - 11/06/16 11:02 PM
When my girlfriends decided to come visit me for a weekend I wanted to share with them some of Ohio's beauty.    I decided to head over to wine country to enjoy a fall day with lush farmland and bountiful vineyards.  I picked out a few of my favorite places there and off we went.    We headed out from my hometown, Solon, Oh around 3pm on a Saturday afternoon and continued on for about 35 minutes to a place in Madison, Ohio called Laurentia Vineyard.  Laurentia Vineyard was our first visit of the day.
http://www.laurentiawinery.com/index.html
Laurentia has an exquisite setting and is a winery that houses … (4 comments)

ohio: OPEN HOUSE Sunday, October 30th 1:30-3:30 - 10/29/16 02:54 AM
*********OPEN HOUSE********** Sunday, October 30th 1:30pm-3:30pm Come visit and see this beautiful home in Liberty Ledges #openhouse #twinsburg#libertyLedges
 
http://gwynnburns.kw.com/property/oh/44087/twinsburg/liberty-ledges-sub-ph-3/10328-flagstone-dr/57c9e9531c740b7ec000004f/
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ohio: How important is knowing your "why" in the world? Introspective - 10/24/16 12:28 AM
Everything that is important to me, I need to define my why for why I do what I do and why it's important to me. Without knowing your "why" you do not know your purpose or have a belief that inspires you enough to continue when it gets tough to.  At times it is unclear what your purpose is because you limit yourself with what you think the expectation should be apposed to what you actually feel it should be.  In order to find true purpose you need to feel it and not think it.     Everyday you make a choice … (6 comments)

ohio: Ohio and Solon Real Estate - Lakes - Tow Path - Hawthorne Parkway - 10/19/16 07:07 AM
Living in Solon and working as a Realtor here brings some added bonuses to my day, especially in fall.   Being able to take a break and walk a mile up the road to Hawthorne Parkway makes for some beautiful nature walks to clear the mind and re-energize the spirit.  This Picture was taken today at an area in Solon called Shadow Lake.   It's a great little spot to escape to,  always a beautiful view, plenty of picnic tables, a few nearby trails and an area to go fishing in.  
Shadow Lake is one of 1565 lakes in Ohio and is 3.74 acres of … (8 comments)

ohio: Twinsburg Ohio - 4 bedroom - 2bath - $339,900 - for sale - 10/12/16 05:45 AM
Welcome home to this gorgeous move-in ready home in sought after Liberty Ledges. This home is only a year old and shows like a true model home! Located on the corner of a cul-de-sac, it is situated on one of the largest lot size configurations in the neighborhood. The massive backyard has private panoramic views of Tinker's Creek, a protected wetland area that cannot be developed. The smartly designed Milan layout features approx 2,800 sq ft of functional, open-concept space w/ $80,000 in upgrades. The main level features a private front office w/ French doors, formal dining rm, sizable family rm … (0 comments)

ohio: Mortgage Credit Certificate - First Time Home Buyers - Tips - 10/07/16 01:07 AM
First Time Home-Buyers
$2000.00/year tax credit
 
Did you know when buying a house in the state of OHIO for the first time, using a lender working with OFHA products you could receive a $2000.00/year maximum federal income tax credit with a MCC?
Do you know you CANNOT ask for this after the loan has been processed?
Did you know this can be coupled with other OHFA products like the Grants for Grads, military veterans program, and sometimes available for those who buy homes in targeted census tracts; not a first-time home buyer?
"What is a MCC," you ask?
"The Mortgage Credit Certificate Program (MCC), authorized by Congress in … (0 comments)

ohio: The Real Cost of Renting. You Probably Can Afford to Own. - 10/04/16 05:10 AM
In most cases owning will have an advantage over renting. You will be gaining equity rather than paying a substantial amount of your money to increase your landlords home-equity.  Within a 10 year period of paying monthly rent of $700.00/month will have you paying $110,719.00 in that time and paying $1200.00/month will have you paying $189,618.00 in the same 10 year period.  Even with the continuous debate of renting vs buying being good or bad and it being a pointless one, it still comes down to $189,618.00 is a lot of money to be contributing somewhere with nothing to show in return for amount paid. … (0 comments)

ohio: Pre-qualified vs Pre-approved - do you know the difference? - 09/19/16 12:16 AM
 
 Answer:  There is a huge difference that could be a significant benefit to you.  
Being pre-qualified is pretty simple and can be an initial step in your purchase of your first home.  You supply a lendor online or via telephone your income, assets and debt for an evaluation of your financial canvas.  They in return, after their assesment give a "pre-qualified" letter of a mortgage amount you could qualify for.  The optimal word being here is..."could."   It's based on verbal conversation and at times a review of your credit report but limited to what the buyer offers verbally only.
Being pre-approved is … (3 comments)

ohio: Mortgage Assistance for Grads / Ohio helps students become homebuyers - 09/01/16 12:47 AM
A"Grants for Grads" will help with a down payment or closing costs for recent graduates in the past 48 months of graduating with their degree; decling to a 0% payback.  Free money to a recent graduate is possible. 
Having a buyer contact me about wishing to buy her first home by the end of the year turned out to be rewarding and a reminder of why I love my career.  It brings such elation in bringing happiness to another.  My buyer stated she wanted to liquefy some of her assets for a better down payment.  After talking with her I realized she graduated with her master's … (0 comments)

 
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Solon, OH

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