avon lake luxury homes: Avon Lake news - Fire Pit safety - 04/29/09 03:07 PM
 

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avon lake luxury homes: Lorain County Area Builders are "going green" - 04/29/09 02:51 PM
During times when the market appears slow, builders like Bob Perritt said the only thing that keeps R.J. Perritt Homes in business is its focus on building with the environment in mind.Perritt Homes, along with five other builders in Lorain County, is a member of the Northeast Ohio Green Building Initiative, an organization that provides builders, architects and developers with green building guidelines similar to the U.S. Green Building Council and its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification.
"It's amazing how many people are actually into this green process. They've been getting educated over the last couple of years," Perritt said. … (0 comments)

avon lake luxury homes: Avon Lake - Sheffield Lake Ohio News , Lake road area plaza getting a rebuild - 04/29/09 02:25 PM
The demolition of 35,000 square feet of the Shoreway Shopping Center to make way for a green space and, ultimately, efficient buildings powered by renewable sources.
"We're tearing down a public nuisance," Mayor Piskura (Sheffield Lake) said of the south end of Shoreway's strip. "This has been a long battle. Today is the payoff."
The city bought the shopping center, built in 1958, last year and quickly garnered a five-year lease with Apple's Grocery Store as a replacement store for Giant Eagle, which closed and left residents upset with the lack of a grocery store.
Cascade Management, Apple's owner, will pay … (0 comments)

avon lake luxury homes: Avon Lake Ohio Luxury Home Opportunity! - 04/28/09 03:15 PM
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avon lake luxury homes: Fantastic Avon Lake Home OPEN THIS SUNDAY MAY 3rd, 230-430PM - 04/28/09 03:06 PM
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avon lake luxury homes: Avon Lake Ohio News: WIN THE 2009 ST. JUDE DREAM HOUSE GIVEAWAY - 04/16/09 04:50 PM
 

 
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avon lake luxury homes: Home Sales in Northeast Ohio Rise up 21.5% WOW!! - 04/16/09 03:57 PM

I knew things had been showing so much promise from the Tuesday morning buzz over the last few weeks to the increase in our sales and listing boards. For people not familiar with the state of Ohio northeast Ohio encompasses the Cleveland Area and surrounding suburbs.   
An email was sent to me this morning from the Muiltiple listing service for Northeast Ohio with the following news (This report I need to share did not just include Northeast Ohio also included the Akron - Canton area) 
MONTHLY STATISTICS REPORT FOR MARCH 2009
 
 Compiled by Don West on April 16, 2009
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avon lake luxury homes: Avon Lake Homes News: National Child Abuse Month Events take place in Avon Lake and throughout Lorain County - 04/11/09 05:43 AM


The Lorain Children's Community Collaborative on Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention has developed activities to inform Lorain County residents about the issue of child abuse during the month of April which is Child Abuse Awareness Month.
The fourth annual Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Conference will take place from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 15 at the Spitzer Center at the Lorain County Community College, 1005 North Abbe Road, Elyria.
The daylong conference will feature speakers on topics including internet crimes against children, human trafficking, fetal alcohol syndrome, shaken baby syndrome, treatment of sex offenders and trauma … (0 comments)

avon lake luxury homes: Community Resource Assistance for Avon Lake Residents - 04/07/09 07:17 AM
 
    With the increasing number of people in need of emergency services the Avon lake City Council has allowed Community Resource Services to use it’s donations for food, household gas and utilities to people in need in Avon Lake. The most recent article printed by the Avon Lake Press indicated that the City of Avon Lake has also donated $6000 to the cause. The money was pulled from the pool that is used for city celebrations and the sort in this case part of the 4th of July fireworks money was used. In the agreement, house holds that are 175% … (0 comments)

avon lake luxury homes: What is measurable square feet of living space? - 03/11/09 01:27 AM
   People ask me what is measurable square feet of living space? This definition comes from the Northeast Ohio MLS. "Livable space of the property or above ground square footage will be included in the finished square footage of the property. Attics whether finished or not, may not be included in the finished square footage. Properties with finished basements may only include the basement if two or more walls are above ground."
Now I have heard different standards in different towns that have included basements if they have outside walkouts or basements with windows above ground that are large enough for … (0 comments)

avon lake luxury homes: Avon Lake Homes for Sale: News: CRS to offer assistance to Avon Lake residents - 03/02/09 05:00 AM
 
    With the increasing number of people in need of emergency services the Avon lake City Council has allowed Community Resource Services to use it’s donations for food, household gas and utilities to people in need in Avon Lake. The most recent article printed by the Avon Lake Press indicated that the City of Avon Lake has also donated $6000 to the cause. The money was pulled from the pool that is used for city celebrations and the sort in this case part of the 4th of July fireworks money was used. In the agreement, house holds that are 175% … (0 comments)

avon lake luxury homes: Avon Lake Homes: Lake front homes holding good value. - 02/25/09 03:01 PM

Working on a listing project today I ran up stats as usual and found some information that may be valuable to people currently looking to sell their lakefront home.  Listing prices in Sheffield Lake through Bay Village for Lake front has been at $219.00 per square foot for about .75 acre lot with lake access.  Homes on the lake at sale have been holding value at about 91-94% decrease from original price.  Home sold at about $199.00 a square foot on that those same average lot and lake access. 
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avon lake luxury homes: Avon Lake Real Estate: News: Local Hardware store offering home decorating classes. - 02/24/09 03:23 PM

Free decorating classes will take place after hours at the Avon Lake True Value Hardware store, 375 Lear Rd # A.
"Spring is right around the corner, so we're getting our customers primed and ready to tackle some projects and decor within their homes," says Rhonda Schneider, owner and manager of the Avon Lake True Value Hardware store. "I've brought in some of the best in the business to teach these classes, and I hope both men and women will join us," she adds.
Rikk Mayr of Renaissance Restoration will teach "Faux Painting Techniques" from 2-4 p.m. on March 8 … (0 comments)

avon lake luxury homes: Avon Lake Homes for Sale: Local News: Fratellos Resturant's Good Deed - 02/24/09 03:15 PM

Fratello's Restaurant in Avon Lake will donate 10 percent of their dine-in food sales every Tuesday evening to different charity each month.
"Ten Percent Tuesdays" in February will support JD Breast Cancer Foundation whose mission is to provide essential services to women with breast cancer by offering financial assistance, emotional support, and education to enhance survivorship.
The Foundation works to empower women diagnosed with breast cancer to make educated decisions about their health and future while providing coping strategies and a supportive environment.
JD was named in honor of Jacqueline Dobransky, a vibrant young woman who was diagnosed with breast … (0 comments)

avon lake luxury homes: Avon Lake Homes / Avon Lake Real Estate- Lakefront market is up. - 02/20/09 02:40 PM
 
If you have been driving down Lake Road recently you may have noticed some SOLD signs. Lake front property sales are picking up in the last 2 months in Avon Lake and other lake road communities of Bay Village and Rocky River.  The pick up can be credited to decrease in home prices paired with positive mortgage packages available.  There are some great values out there.  Will they last? That one I can not answer but we can easily anticipate one of two things.  The seller can take their home off the market as a result of no offers over extensive period of time. Or … (0 comments)

avon lake luxury homes: Avon Lake Homes: News: New Lorain County Rail line proposed - 02/19/09 02:42 PM
  
Lorain- Plans for a commuter rail line from Vermilion to Cleveland on existing freight tracks chugged forward Thursday after a citizens' group agreed to join forces with Lorain County officials to raise money for a feasibility study.
The task force needs to raise $34,000, which will be added to $34,000 already raised by the former Northern Ohio Commuter Rail Coalition. The $68,000 will provide the local match required for a $343,000 federal grant obtained years ago by U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton, a Democrat from Copley Township, Blair said.
A commuter rail line through Lorain, Sheffield Lake, Avon Lake, Bay Village, … (0 comments)

avon lake luxury homes: Avon Lake Homes for Sale: The new Avon Lake Pool looks to be fun!!! - 02/14/09 06:06 AM
 
The new Avon Lake pool is looking very promising. A new design for the Bleser Park Aquatic Center was presented by Council at the February 2, 2009 Collective Committee Meeting.  The biggest addition to the project is the lazy river which, because the whole family can use it, should draw more people to the Center.  The lazy river can also be therapeutic for our senior citizens.  Bleser Park will be the first community pool in Lorain County to have a lazy river.    Below are some additional facts about the pool:   
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avon lake luxury homes: Avon Lake Homes for Sale: Luxury on the Lake reduced to sell!! Take a look. - 02/11/09 01:02 PM
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avon lake luxury homes: Avon Ohio Homes for Sale: Sales are up!! Time to sell your Avon Ohio Home - 02/05/09 01:39 PM

If you are looking to sell in the near future you should be happy to know that sales in the Avon area are up. Yes up. How much 20% from this time last year. This is very impressive considering the market we have been told by the media that we are in. 

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avon lake luxury homes: Avon Lake Homes for Sale: Here are updated facts for home buying in this area. - 02/04/09 04:33 PM
 
People are always asking about current facts on the city.  This is what I have pulled down from local factual collections on the internet.
Avon Lake, Ohio, in Lorain county, is 8 miles NE of Lorain, Ohio (center to center) and 17 miles W of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is part of the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan statistical area (MSA). About 18,145 people live in Avon Lake.
Avon Lake History
Avon Lake was initially part of Cuyahoga County and was first settled in the year 1812. In 1822 it became part of Lorain County and in 1915 was … (0 comments)

 
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