Entries by bryan

Happy Spring!

    While it may still be cold here in Cleveland, it is officially spring! If you’re like me, once the excitement for the upcoming cookout and bonfires subsides, your next thought is spring cleaning. Most areas have a weekend for “cleanup days” or “dumpster days” where residents of that neighborhood can drop off bulk […]

Types of Mortgage Loans

Buying a home can be a confusing process. Especially when it comes to picking the right mortgage for you. This is something that your mortgage loan originator (MLO) can help you with. To give you a head start at understanding the different types of loans, I am going to share the basics of each loan […]

Moving Checklist

It can be very overwhelming making sure everything runs smooth on moving day. Use this checklist to help keep everything in order: Once everything is moved out, do a sweep of all closets, cupboards, basement, and attic spaces to make sure nothing is forgotten. Put a note on the doors at the new house stating […]

Protect Your Pets This Winter

If you’re like me, your pets are your children and you want them to be safe, healthy, and comfortable. With winter (unfortunately) fast approaching and the predictions of a very cold winter this year, I wanted to share some of the ASPCA’s best tips for protecting your pets in the months to come. Repeatedly going […]

Preparing Your Home For Sale

Many sellers underestimate the importance of staging their home. This doesn’t necessarily mean renting furniture and redecorating. Clean, uncluttered homes sell. A dirty house can take thousands of dollars off your sale price. Buyers want to walk in and instantly envision living there. Where will their furniture go? Will all their clothes fit in the […]

The Home Buying Process

Buying a house can be confusing and stressful. Especially for first time home buyers. Understanding the home buying process will make you feel more comfortable and ensure everything goes a little smoother. The first step is to get pre approved for financing. This is very important for a few reasons. Knowing how much you are […]