melissa sall: Bar/Restaurant for Sale ~ Jefferson County, Dillonvale, Ohio ~ Turn-key business - 08/10/13 02:10 AM

An incredible investment opportunity. This sale includes Mason's Bar and Grill in Dillonvale, along with a rental house, rental apartment and garage. You can also purchase with Casey's Bar in Colerain. Mason's is an established business and sale will include all equipment and recipes. This is a great turn-key opperation. Contact Melissa Sall for more details or go to for more photos. $99,900 for business, two rentals, everything you need to get started!

melissa sall: Wish I had some land in the Ohio Valley right now... - 11/15/11 07:28 AM
That's the topic of many conversations throughout Belmont county  "Wishing for land". We've struck oil in the Ohio valley. Appalachia is prime real estate for Marcellus Utica. The value of land has gone up for many landowners. Gas and oil leases have been signed for over $5000 an acre with an additional 20% in royalties and those numbers continue to grow. With a mere 20 acres, your family could receive a sign-up bonus check with six figures. That's only the beginning, if oil is drilled the royalties will change lives. We've heard of wells producing royalties of thousands of dollars every month. Many, many thousands … (1 comments)

melissa sall: Want to improve your credit and buy a home? Read these 7 Credit NO-NO's!! - 10/23/11 02:26 PM
Many times we're told what to do to build our credit, but what NOT to do is just as important.

Do not close accounts with zero balances.  
Do not leave your bills unopened on the table longer than 2 weeks.  
Do not just make the minimum monthly payments.  
Do not juggle your bills, skipping one to pay another.  
Do not apply for new credit if you're struggling to pay current bills.  
Do not make a habit of paying late or over-the-limit fees.  
Do not take out cash advances to pay other bills. If you … (1 comments)

melissa sall: Morristown Ohio Park Clean-Up Day - 10/04/11 04:10 AM
The Village of Morristown received a generous real estate donation a few years back. The Lynn-Hunkler family helped the community expand by giving Morristown a 60 acre parcel of land on the east end of town. This ground was preserved to become a park and playground for children in the area. A committee was formed and many hundreds of hours were spent planning and creating a fun and enjoyable place for kids, youth ball teams and adults alike to spend their days.
The field of dreams became the Lynn-Hunkler Memorial Park. As you stroll the park today, you will see 5 baseball diamonds, pavilions for gatherings with restrooms, … (0 comments)

melissa sall: Steps to selling a home working with a real estate agent - 09/30/11 03:03 PM

The articles on the Internet involving real estate always intrigue me. I google many topics on a regular basis to see what I can learn or what I can pass on to my clients. Recently I had a client ask me if I had a list of steps involved in selling her home. While I have this list in my head and in long articles, I didn’t have a simple checklist, so off to the search engine I went. I was surprised to find many articles on "For Sale by Owner" topics but very few articles on a simple checklist … (0 comments)

melissa sall: Energy Saving Series (Part 3) - 09/28/11 03:16 AM
Formulating your energy-saving plan. In additional to the tips you learned in of this series, digging a little deeper, will really pay-off.
Once you've identified where your home is losing energy through the energy audit process in part 2 , ask yourself these questions and assign priorities.
1. How much money do you spend on energy?
2. Where are your greatest energy losses?
3. How long will it take for an investment in energy efficiency to pay for itself in energy cost savings?
4. Do the energy-saving measures provide additional benefits that are important to you (for example, the appearance of new … (0 comments)

melissa sall: Energy Saving Audit (Part 2 of series) - 09/27/11 03:13 AM
Now that you've read and made some minor changes in your home to begin saving energy, its time to dig a little deeper. A home energy audit will pinpoint the areas in your house that are using the most energy and suggest the most effective measures for cutting energy costs. You can do this by yourself or contact a professional for more comprehensive information. 
Heating accounts for the biggest chunk of our utility bills. Source 2007 Buildings Energy Data Book
Energy auditing tips:
1. Check the insulation levels in your attic, exterior and basement walls, ceilings, floors and crawl spaces. Check … (0 comments)

melissa sall: Mortgage Loan Application Checklist - 09/26/11 08:23 AM
I get this question all the time "What's the first step to buying a home?" The answer is always the same "get your financing in place."

If you are in the majority of the public, you will need to get a mortgage loan to purchase a home. There are various programs available through a wide variety of Ohio Valley lenders. Obtaining a pre-approval from a lender may be done over the phone in some cases, but at some point you will need to meet with the lender and start the loan application process. There are many steps to financing. The … (2 comments)

melissa sall: Save MONEY by saving ENERGY (Part 1) - 09/26/11 08:16 AM
A typical U.S. Family spends roughly $2000 a year on utility bills according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Unfortunately a large portion of that energy is wasted. The good news is there is a lot you can do to save energy which in turn will save money at home. By following this multiple-part series blog, you can cut up to 25% of your energy use.
Simple low-cost solutions can start you down the right path to saving energy. The following list will help you get started.
1. Install a programable thermostat to keep your house comfortably warm in the winter … (3 comments)

melissa sall: You CAN FIX your credit and buy a home!! - 08/24/11 08:43 AM
If your credit rating isn't where you want it or you've been refused credit, take action today to get your finances back on track. Your credit rating is a very powerful three digit number. If you've ever had a credit card or loan of any kind, you have a credit history. Everything from a burger to a home can be purchased on credit. How you handle  the purchase will determine your future credit privileges.
Great credit is 720 or higher out of a possible 850.
Okay credit is 620 to 720. It's satisfactory but you won't be offered rock bottom … (0 comments)

melissa sall: Dear Seller: Please help us do our job to get you the best offers in the least amount of time! - 08/24/11 08:27 AM
Spruce ups when selling
So you're thinking of putting your home on the market? I'm assuming you want to get the best possible sales price right? Take this advice to get your home spruced up and in tip-top condition. While this list may seem so minor that you don't think the steps are necessary, trust me they are crucial!
Before you call a real estate agent, before you put the "for sale" sign in the yard, spruce up your home. You wont regret it!
1. Trim bushes so they don't block windows or architectural details.
2. Mow your lawn if … (2 comments)

melissa sall: Home for sale in Bridgeport, Ohio - Foreclosure - 10/03/09 01:22 PM
This foreclosure is available for $69,900. Double wide on block foundation sitting on 1.25 acres. Offering master suite with bath and walk-in closets, plus two additional bedrooms, second bath, living room, dining room, kitchen with breakfast area and laundry room. Outside you'll enjoy the large wrap around deck with two tiers. Contact Melissa Sall for more details. Foreclosure in Bridgeport, Ohio (Sunset Heights) … (0 comments)

melissa sall: For Sale: Pole building on 2.7 acres - Belmont County, Ohio - 10/03/09 01:06 PM
This 2.788 acres features a 40'x102' Pole Building built in 2006 with wood framing, a shed and a house trailer that is currently not used. You could build your dream home here or use the building for different purposes. The water, septic and electric are already in place. For more information on this rare jewel of a find, contact Melissa Sall (740)338-9303 or email Large Pole Building on 2.788 acres … (0 comments)

melissa sall: Foreclosure for sale in Martins Ferry, Ohio - 10/03/09 12:45 PM
This property has been foreclosed on and is currently for sale by the bank. A charming home with many unique characteristics. Two bedrooms and one and a half baths. Level rear yard with additional parking available in back. Listed at only $39,900. Call Melissa Sall for more information or to make an offer (740)338-9303 or email Foreclosure in Martins Ferry, Ohio … (1 comments)

melissa sall: Over 2000 sq. ft. in Bellaire, Ohio For Sale - 10/03/09 12:23 PM
This home is waiting for the perfect buyer!! If you require alot of space, this home is calling you. There is over 2000 square feet of living space with four bedrooms. At this price, the property would also make an excellent candidate for a rental investment. Needs some tender loving care, but has loads of potential. Call or email Melissa Sall for a tour or more details. Large Home in Bellaire, Ohio … (0 comments)

melissa sall: Land in Rural Belmont, Ohio - 10/03/09 11:57 AM
Take a look at this parcel of land for sale. There is over 5 gorgeous acres with partial woods and partial open area. The owners have already had the county water tap installed and started the construction of a driveway. Located at the end of a lane, you would have privacy from the main road. Contact Melissa Sall for a map or additional information. Gorgeous rural rolling land with woods - Belmont County … (0 comments)

melissa sall: 68359 Liston Ave, Lansing, Ohio Home for sale - 04/15/09 07:47 AM
Home for sale in desirable Lansing, Ohio. Cozy 3 bedroom one and a half story brick. Large level lot perfect for children, entertaining or gardening. Oversized one car garage. Numerous updates over the last 5 years. Nothing to do except move in or change for your personal preferences! Call Melissa Sall for additional details! … (0 comments)

melissa sall: Recipe for: Preventing Financial Problems Pie - 01/05/09 05:13 AM
As we start a new year, many resolutions are sure to have been made in regards to money. Whether that promise you made to yourself was to reduce debt, save more, spend more wisely or any of the many other reasons to watch your spending - enjoy this recipe for "Preventing Financial Problems Pie".
1 cup organization
2 tablespoons of creating a realistic budget
¾ c. of eating at home
3 teaspoons of avoiding impulse buys
¼ cup of avoiding sales
3 teaspoons of medical insurance
4 cups of not charging if you can't afford it
6 tablespoons living without credit

melissa sall: Homebuyers - You can receive up to a $7500 tax credit on your income tax return!! - 11/11/08 03:31 AM
  The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 authorizes a $7,500 tax credit for qualified first-time homebuyers purchasing a home on or after April 9, 2008 and before July 1, 2009.
What exactly does this mean?
The tax credit is available for first-time homebuyers only. (Not owning a home in the past 3 years) The tax credit is for 10% of the purchase price up to a maximum amount of $7,500. The credit is available for homes purchased on or after April 9, 2008 and before July 1, 2009. Single taxpayers with incomes up to $75,000 and married couples with … (0 comments)

melissa sall: 48013 State Route 556, Beallsville, Ohio - 10/02/08 02:10 AM
Privacy, in the country, acreage, updates, outbuildings, this home has it all!! Over five and a half acres with lots of road frontage. The home has had extensive updates including a new leach bed, roof shingles, furnace, hot water tank, flooring, paint and plenty more. All this for the excellent price of $65,000. Don't let this one slip by! Contact Melissa Sall for more information. … (0 comments)

Melissa Sall, Realtor  ~ Belmont County ~ Ohio (Sulek & Dutton Real Estate)

Melissa Sall

Realtor ~ Belmont County ~ Ohio

Saint Clairsville, OH

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Sulek & Dutton Real Estate

Address: 50966 National Rd. , Plaza East, St.Clairsville, OH, 43950

Office: (740) 699-0909

Mobile: (740) 338-9303

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