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By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 1
Current homes sold last month looked down However the number of homes in pending status still stayed steady at 27 this month.  Meaning that we should expect more closings showing next month.  Another factor to look is the dwindling inventory in the area.  With this inventory going down home price...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 10
Do you like to be heard? I mean really heard when you know the client you’re talking to gets what you’re saying and understands you? Me too!  Reflective listening is a step beyond active listening. Not only does the listener stay engaged and attentive while the speaker is speaking, afterwards the...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 2
A secondary offer is essentially a back up offer that has not been accepted.  It {the secondary offer} stands second to an accepted (primary) offer on the same property.  The secondary offer potentially becoming the accepted offer if the contingencies of the primary offer can not be met. Examples...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 1
    Egg Dye Day Date:  Thursday, March 21, 2013 Time:  10:00 a.m. Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center Celebrate the Easter holiday and springs arrival.  Join us for this free program of coloring eggs for our Easter Baskets.  All materials will be supplied.   Fish Fry Fridays Dates:  March 2...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 1
The mission of the Avon Lake City Schools, a district committed to personalized educational excellence, is to challenge all students and develop their individual goals through community partnerships, resources, and technologies which will produce responsible and compassionate citizens. We believe...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 1
During the week of Monday, March 11, 2013 through Friday, March 15, 2013, all 10th grade students will be taking the five sections of the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT). Each student must pass all five sections of the OGT in order to graduate their senior year. Any 11th or 12th grade student who has...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 1
In the near future the Avon Lake Police Department will be utilizing helicopter services to survey deer population and locations. This is in accordance with the deer culling operation that the City of Avon Lake is undertaking. The exact dates and times of the survey are weather dependant; however...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 3
The A.L.I.C.E Plan - New School Emergency Procedures Past practice for lockdowns has been fairly simple - staff locked their doors and turned off the lights. Students would move to a part of the room where they could not be seen and huddle quietly until they were given the "all clear" notice. The...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 0
The Avon Lake Symphonic Band is one of four bands from throughout the USA selected to perform at the 4th Annual Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival on March 9th in Chicago’s Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center. The students will rehearse and perform in this famous hall, home of the Chicago Symphony, ...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 8
To answer your question with the least detail, the answer is, no and here is why. 1. Home sales and home prices are growing fast in many part of the country.   "Home prices rose 9.7 percent in January from a year ago, according to data released Tuesday by CoreLogic. That’s up from an 8.3 percent ...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 0
 Reflections Creative Art Fair is this Sunday March 10th at ALHS.  The award ceremony is at 1:00pm in the PAC and the fair will run from 1pm-4pm.  There will be entertainment, a magician, caricaturist and live music. Most of all come and view the wonderful artwork, photography and literature from...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 5
  How many times have you heard that question.  Have you let a buyer into a home before it was closed and he or she had clear title?  Not a good idea.  The first thing that comes to mind is liability.  So they have your contractor or rehab expert in there and he falls off the ladder or you even g...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 6
And the answer is YES. Though you may have packed the items in closed boxes and isolated the location in the basement.  The presentation of the boxes takes away from seeing the basement from it's space and potential. Be it a finished basement or an unfinished space, leaving boxes just create an e...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 3
Here are the Open Houses for today!! 3378109      $117,500   2274 Ridgeland Dr   Avon   503   38   03/03/13    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm   Hosted  Howard Hanna / Ada Taylor     Comment:  New Price! Hosted by: Bev Newsome 440.452-1888     Directions to Property:  West of Rt. 83, South off of Detroit   338...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 1
Avon Lake Early Childhood PTA presents their Spring Kids Closet Resale, Saturday March 23, 2013 from 7am-12pm. Over 80 sellers of gently used kids clothing, toys, furniture, games, maternity, etc. Sellers may register online @ www.alectpa.com on 1/28/13. Cost is $30/space. Where: Avon Lake High S...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 2
Houses are a great place for mold spores to settle in and thrive. The drywall, paper, wood and insulation make for an ample supply of food. When these materials get wet, mold spores multiply becoming thriving colonies of black gunk. The musty odors are waste products from the growing mold. The od...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 3
For the month of January across all price ranges the market showed a slight decrease in sales but an increase in number of homes in pending status. With the growth in pending we should see great sales for for the month of February. Date 11/11 12/11 1/12 2/12 3/12 4/12 5/12 6/12 7/12 8/12 9/12 10/...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 1
Town Hall meeting: Avon Lake Mayor Greg Zilka will have a town hall style meeting for Ward 2 Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Learwood Middle School. Department heads and the ward’s council representative will give a brief presentation and answer questions.

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 0
Join the Fitness Walks every Monday night in March at 5:30 pm at theLorain County Metropolitan Parks District (Website | Profile) Splash Zone, 95 West Hamilton Road in Oberlin. No membership is required and all ages are invited to join. Each walker receives a bottle of water and achance to win pr...

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna - Avon Lake, OH)
Comments 2
See below Bill McBride of Calculatedriskblog.com says, "In every area that reports distressed sales, the share of distressed sales is down year-over-year – and down significantly in most areas."  If these numbers hold true it would appear that we are in a tru upswing.   What is your impression in...

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