Owners - Home Improvement

In this category of our real estate blog we focus on home improvement Ideas, easy home improvements, DIY projects geared for the new homeowner, and buyers soon to be owners. Learn about inexpensive and easy home improvements you can do on a budget and in reasonable time. Undertaking some home improvements because you're preparing to sell a home in Southern or Southwest Ohio? Check out our marketing plan and testimonials.

Found 15 blog entries about Owners - Home Improvement.

Greg's Picks, 30 Real Estate Blog Articles, August 2016

Back again to post my top picks and awesome sauce of real estate blog posts and articles for the month of August 2016

Why these articles? As active Realtors, my business partner Marty Snyder and I hate hearing about someone's bad experience with other real estate agents and love it when we get our chance to work with these clients and show them what a good experience can be.

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On that note, not only do Marty and I blog about real estate, posting helpful articles packed with time and money saving tips for buyers, sellers and homeowners but also connect with great, experienced real estate agents around the U.S and abroad through social media.

I choose a selection of articles each month

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Top 5 Exterior Fall DIY Home Improvements

As an active Realtor for years buying and selling real estate across southwest Ohio, and a long-time homeowner, I can tell you that Spring and Summer aren’t the only seasons to spruce up your residence and do some home improvements. 

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Today I’d like to blog about some exterior home improvements perfect for the Fall season. Good grief, is it fall already?

Some home improvements beautify, others increase energy efficiency while yet other projects and upgrades protect the home. Each is important to preserve your house value.

Fall is the perfect time to accomplish the following exterior home improvements, cool enough to work outside and when it comes to plants and trees it’s the perfect time to start

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Greg's Picks,30 Real Estate Blog Articles, July 2016

Back again to post my top picks and awesome sauce of real estate blog posts and articles for the month of July 2016.

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Why these articles?

I choose the articles based on questions buyer and seller clients ask Marty and I for the value these articles hold for buyers, sellers and homeowners.

Articles and posts are from notable real estate agents and also real estate industry related companies like mortgage, title or home improvement professionals.

Learning is always a good thing - buying, selling or a homeowner you can save money and time, protect your investment and improve the quality of your experience and living..

Comment freely; you won't end up on any email list. Links to your

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Greg's Picks - 25 Real Estate Blog Articles, June 2016

Back again to post my top picks and awesome sauce of real estate blog posts and articles for the month of June 2016 

Why these articles?

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I choose the articles based on questions buyer and seller clients ask Marty and I for the value these articles hold for buyers, sellers and homeowners.

Articles and posts are from notable real estate agents and also real estate industry related companies like mortgage or title.

Learning is always a good thing - buying, selling or a homeowner you can save money and time, protect your investment and improve the quality of your experience and living.

Comment freely; you won't end up on any email list. Links to your real estate related sites with

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Summer Curb Appeal Ideas - Attracting Buyers

Many of us plant to attract bees, butterflies and local bird species, and if you think about it, you can use summer curb appeal to attract buyers just like birds, bees, etc.

One of the mega-benefits of upping your summer curb-appeal is the resultant photos and online image marketing; after all, photos sell homes. Too, consider the drive-by appeal - a home exploding with colorful beauty on the outside speaks to a well-cared-for home on the inside.

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Before you begin, consider your budget, how much landscape you need to cover, look up your gardening and planting zone.

Please consider not using RoundUp for and Bayer weed control products - they kill bees in massive numbers, there are many great

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Proposed Save Act to Reduce Mortgage Defaults

Many first time buyers including the millennial crowd show increasing concern about energy conservation and environmental impact and matched by their desire to save financially.

With over 100 million homes in the U.S accounting for a fifth of our nation’s energy consumption, they are also responsible for almost 25 percent of our country’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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A growing trend with no sign of slowing, energy efficient smart homes reduce utility costs while buffering homeowners against rising energy costs.

Similarities to “Know Before You Owe”.

In fact, a joint study by IMT, Core Logic and University of North Carolina showed that energy-efficient homeowners were 32 percent less likely to

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Greg's Picks,15 Real Estate Blog Articles, May 2016

Back again to post my top picks and awesome sauce of real estate blog posts and articles for the month of May 2016

Why these articles? I choose the articles based on questions buyer and seller clients ask Marty and I for the value these articles hold for buyers, sellers and homeowners.

real estate blogs articles may 2016

Articles and posts are from notable real estate agents and also real estate industry related companies like mortgage or title.

Learning is always a good thing - buying, selling or a homeowner you can save money and time, protect your investment and improve the quality of your experience and living..

Comment freely; you won't end up on any email list. Links to your real estate related sites with comments

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Greg's Picks,15 Real Estate Blog Articles, April 2016

real estate blog, real estate blog 2016Back again to post my top picks and awesome sauce of real estate blog posts and articles for the month of April 2016 

Why these articles?

I choose the articles based on questions buyer and seller clients ask Marty and I for the value these articles hold for buyers, sellers and homeowners.

Articles and posts are from notable real estate agents and also real estate industry related companies like mortgage or title.

Learning is always a good thing - buying, selling or a homeowner you can save money and time, protect your investment and improve the quality of your experience and living..

Comment freely; you won't end up on any email list. Links to your real estate related sites with

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Eco Friendly Homes and Products

eco friendly homes, eco friendly productsAn increasing concern of home buyers, home sellers do well to pay attention to this monumental growing trend of eco friendly homes and products for the house. 

Personally, I'm glad; it's overdue in my opinion.

For those that appreciate our planet and concerned with what they can do to mitigate or prevent environmental damage with everyday choices to making bigger investments, I've compiled some information about eco friendly homes and popular to less-known eco friendly products.

We have to, and have begun to re-envision the way we live and the home is a huge and fantastic place to start.

As a Realtor, my business partner Marty Snyder and I encourage other real estate agents to get eco friendly savvy as the

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4 HOME IMPROVEMENTS TO LOWER YOUR TAX BILL

home improvement, lower tax bill, reduce tax billAs this year’s tax season ends (thank goodness!) and you begin to look forward to another year, it’s best to not forget about your taxes completely.

If you are buying, just bought or a long-term home owner, did you know that making certain types of renovations to your home could significantly lower the amount you owe on your taxes next year?

If you plan to renovate, read on to find out the 4 best home improvements that will allow you to reap rewards come tax time.

At the same time, the home improvements I've listed along with some possible suggestions about mortgage paid improvements can actually improve your financial picture in other ways and increase the comfort of your home.

If you're

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