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Sunday, January 1, 2023   /   by Noelle Bauer

January 2023 Cuyahoga Valley Community Events

January Cuyahoga Valley Community Events
January 1, 2022

Happy New Year!  What better way to welcome 2023 than with some upcoming community fun to look forward to? Keep reading to hear more about what the Cuyahoga Valley has to offer this January! 

Akron

January 13, 2023
7-10 pm

“A decadent party at the museum is interrupted when a magnificent piece of art goes missing! And the thief is still in the building...
Your ticket gives you a glass of champagne, light hors d’oeuvres, access to the galleries, and a show of intrigue and conundrums. A swing band provides atmospheric music while a cash bar allows you a wide selection of drinks—for investigative purposes, naturally…”

For more information:
https://theclevelandbucketlist.com/akron-events/mystery-at-the-museum

Cuyahoga Falls

Now-February 20, 2023
Fridays 3-8 pm
Sat/Sun 12-8 pm

“The ice rink, located at the plaza by the Downtown Pavilion and Amphitheater at 20; ...

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Friday, December 16, 2022   /   by Noelle Bauer

Help Sellers Avoid Costly Winter Repairs

Help Sellers Prep for a Winter Sale
By Barbara Ballinger
November 30, 2022
National Association of Realtors®
 
Winter is fast approaching, and the last thing a seller needs is a costly repair brought on by freezing temps or easily-fixed home maintenance issues. As the market shifts, homes in many places are staying on the market longer, so make sure your sellers are prepped for the long haul when it comes to a winter sale.
Use this 9-point checklist to ensure your seller’s home is maintained to withstand the dead of winter (which translates to a nice selling point for potential buyers). Some of these options are DIY-friendly but suggest a seller uses a professional where warranted.
Clear Gutters and Waterspouts
These should be cleaned by early winter so water is less likely to back up, freeze, and cause ice dams. Gutters should also be pitched away from a house so that water won’t run toward a foundation, says Brandy Simon with Chicago-based Engel & Vol ...

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Thursday, December 1, 2022   /   by Noelle Bauer

December Cuyahoga Valley Community Events

Ohio winter slump got you feeling down? Highlighted in this blog are some upcoming local winter events to look forward to that are certain to warm you up and spark some festive joy! Our local communities have so much to offer and we love to show them off when we can! Be sure to let us know if there are any other upcoming events to look forward to! What is your favorite family tradition to take part in your community? 
 
Cuyahoga Falls

December 3, 2022: Jingle Dog Parade & Holiday Market
12-3 pm
“The Jingle Dog Parade will start at the High Bridge Glens Park and will go north on Front Street to the Downtown Pavilion, where dogs and families can take photos with Santa and shop at the dog-friendly Holiday Market. There will be a Furry + Bright Costume Contest for the most festive pooches there with prizes. Dogs will be judged as they parade up Front Street and winners will be announced at the Holiday Market. No dog? No problem- come as a spectator!”

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Saturday, June 11, 2022   /   by Kim Malin

Does Staging a Home Really Add Value to the Sale?

For prospective buyers, visualization is key in determining if a house feels like home. RE/MAX agents weigh in on why staging could be a make-or-break factor in sellers receiving top dollar value.



6min read




Ever scrolled through a listing and been bemused by photos including outdated furniture, empty rooms or wild wall colors?
It’s the house and property that are for sale, but the existing décor – or lack thereof – inside the home can shape potential buyers’ perception and even affect its perceived value. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) 2021 Profile of Home Staging, 82% of homebuyers’ real estate agents said that staging helps buyers visualize themselves living in a prospective home.
“When a buyer walks in, they usually know within 15 seconds if they like a house or not,” says Lily Vallario, an agent with RE/MAX Realty Group in Maryland and a professional home stager. “That’sm ...

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Thursday, April 14, 2022   /   by Kim Malin

Earth Day Event in Hudson

2022 kicked off Hudson's first Earth Week Celebration at City Hall!
We had a great time hosting our table at Earth Day Hudson and passing out mini biodegradable planting pots to our visitors. 
The event was from 12p-4p on Saturday April 23, 2022 at the Hudson City Hall - 1140 Terex Rd Hudson, OH 44236.

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