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5 Fall Fix-Its

filed under: Informational posted on September 6th, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

It's hard to believe September has arrived along with a list of "Fall fix-its"! While the weather is decent take some time to get your home ready for winter. Check Fire Extinguishers, Carbon Monoxide, and Smoke Detectors According to the Red Cross, fires increase in the fall and winter. Keep your home fire safe by getting your fire extinguishers checked by a certified professional. Fire extinguishers do break down and malfunction. In fact, after six years they need to be emptied and reloaded. If...

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6 Cleaning Hacks When Selling

filed under: Informational posted on August 22nd, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

6 Cleaning Hacks to Keep Your Home Show Ready When Selling. Maintaining a home is a major task involving many micro-managing chores. Sparkling floor, spotless kitchen counter, dust-free couch and a coffee table with no coffee stains may seem like a house in one of those home-invasion shows – and would you really have time to do all of that? When you are making your home show ready for selling, you will have to make time to ensure that your house stays...

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Cincinnati’s Rubber Duck Regatta Returns

filed under: Informational posted on August 17th, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

 "Buy a Duck, Feed a Child". A simple way to put a smile on your face and help the Freestore Foodbank at the same time! The Rubber Duck Regatta is one of my favorites events.  Watch over 200,000 bright yellow ducks soar (actually they are dumped) off the "Purple People Bridge" during downtown Labor Day festivities. This year the ducks are swimming on Sunday, September 2nd. All the proceeds benefit the Freestore Foodbank who distributes over 12 million pounds of food each year...

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Lock the Door

filed under: Informational posted on August 15th, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

Most homeowners wouldn't dream of leaving their front door wide open and unlocked all day. So you just closed on your dream home and the moving truck is on the way?  The best advice is before you get too settled change the locks and garage access codes. There isn't any way to know who has spare keys and/or the codes to access the property.   It's not unusual for the old homeowners to hand out keys to kids, neighbors, and family.  The number...

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Cincinnati School District Rankings

filed under: Informational posted on August 11th, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

A Greater Cincinnati School District is being recognized as one of the best in the U.S. Locally the Indian Hill Exempted Village School District ranked #6 on data company Niche’s 2019 Best School Districts in America list. According to Niche, "The list is based on an analysis of academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data, and ratings collected from Niche users including racial and economic diversity, expenses per student and sports participation." Two other...

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