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Home Design Trends for 2021

The experiences and challenges we faced in 2020 have changed so many aspects of our lives and our homes are no exception. The last-minute accommodations we made to work, learn, and find comfort in our homes will certainly change what our homes will look like in 2021....

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Tips for Moving During a Pandemic

Moving during a pandemic may pose challenges, but with today’s low-interest rates and continued housing demand, it can still be a great time to buy and sell a home in Central Ohio. If you are planning a move, there are a few extra steps you can take to make your move...

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5 Tips for Organizing Your Kitchen

Whether you love to cook or dread it, taking the time to organize the kitchen has benefits for everyone. A well thought out plan can help you be more efficient, make clean up easier, and help make cooking more enjoyable. If you are building a new home, now is a great...

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Best Holiday Light Displays 2020 in Central Ohio

We can all use a little holiday cheer this time of year and what better way to get in the spirit than by taking in some beautiful holiday light displays. You can find light displays all over the state of Ohio and many you can enjoy right from the comfort of your own...

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9 Home Projects for Winter

You may have already spent some time on home projects this year and for some, it’s become a full hobby. As winter approaches, it doesn’t mean that your home projects need to come to an end. There are plenty of items on the to-do list that can keep you busy throughout...

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Top 9 Central Ohio Neighborhoods

In recent years, the housing market has gotten red-hot in central Ohio. The average home price in the Columbus area rose 9% from 2017 to 2018 and houses are sitting on the market for half as long. Columbus is also the only large northern city to grow more than 10%...

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7 Most Luxurious Homes in Ohio

When you think of breathtaking luxury, Beverly Hills or Palm Beach may come to mind - but Ohio is also home to some insanely luxurious family houses! Whether it’s Cleveland, Columbus, or Cincinnati, the Buckeye State has some houses that many would call their...

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Best School Districts in Ohio

How Local Schools Can Close A Sale For families looking to buy a home, school districts are often a major deciding factor in their relocation. Setting their children up for success requires planning for the foreseeable future. This is why learning the best school...

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The Net-Zero Home Trend

What are zero-energy homes and are they worth it? With a new year around the corner and increasing news about climate change, we thought it would be appropriate to talk about net-zero; which is a home that nets zero energy-cost by the end of the year. Net-zero homes...

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Safest Neighborhoods In Central Ohio

Ohio crime rates can be a major selling point! For a family making the life-changing decision of buying or building a home, they will want to be confident that it is a good investment for the long haul. They will want to be sure their children receive proper...

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8 Ways To Keep Your Home Warm During a Polar Vortex

Stay warm and reduce your electric bill with these simple tips After the latest polar vortex in Central Ohio, you may be looking for ways to stay warm. When wind chills hit -20 degrees or lower, it can be hard to keep those drafts out of your house. Energy bills...

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Preparing a Garden for Spring In Central Ohio

Believe it or not, Spring is on the way in Central Ohio! Now is the perfect time to start planning your garden so you can take full advantage of the growing season. Before you know it, you can be enjoying a nice salad on your patio fresh from your own backyard! Here...

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