Archive for December, 2016

Want To Be A Homeowner In 2017?

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

If buying a home is on your list of to-do’s in the new year, here are 5 resolutions that will help you realize this goal!

Pitfalls Of Going FSBO

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

If you are considering selling your home soon, chances are you’ve considered going FSBO – For Sale By Owner.  While on the surface this might seem like a good idea, there are a number of reasons why hiring a professional to market and negotiate on your behalf is a better idea, including the fact that […]

2017 Home Trends

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

We aren’t ones to argue with Martha Stewart, so when she says she sees a trend, we’ll take her at her word.  Here at the top predicted trends of 2017, according to Pinterest posts. What are your thoughts? Will you be incorporating any of these design elements into your home? Let us know!

Ice Dams Be Damned!

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

It’s an all too familiar scene around here. Ice dams can cause a lot of damage, but are avoidable.  Here are some tips to prevent this nuisance. Winter is hard enough as it is!

Benefits To Home Ownership

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

We all know home ownership at the “American dream” but there are concrete reason why it is actually beneficial.  Here’s a list of 10 reasons, but we can think of many more! What are your reasons for home ownership? We’d love to know!

Don’t Regret Your Choice Of Mortgage Lender

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

In a recent survey, 21% of mortgage borrowers regretted their choice of lender.  This mistake can easily be avoided by consulting with any of the professionals at Kiefer Realty Group. We have at the ready a list of qualified, responsive and capable lenders ready to serve you.  We only recommend those with a great track […]

Rent Vs. Buy

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Realtor.com has released this fantastic interactive map showing where it it cheaper to buy vs. rent across the country.  Here in Cuyahoga County, it’s a full 6% cheaper to purchase a home than rent.  So what are you waiting for?! Call a KRG team member today to see how much you could save.

Sherwin-Williams Announces Its 2017 Color Of The Year

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Drum roll please…Sherwin-Williams has announced 2017’s Color Of The Year as Poised Taupe. According to the Cleveland-based paint company, the color “creates a cozy lifestyle and brings a sense of sanctuary into our homes”.  We’d love to hear your thoughts on this latest trend? Love it? Hate it? Tell us!

Keep Those Heating Costs From Getting Out Of Control

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Though it’s still technically fall, it certainly feels like winter around here.  Do yourself a favor and read this article .  It offers many easy-to-implement tips on keeping those heating bills down over the cold months.

Tips On Getting That Mortgage

Friday, December 16th, 2016

In preparation for the spring market, now is a great time to really focus on what you will need to do in order to get a mortgage for that dream home.  Here’s a great article from Realtor.com on the very basics. As always, the KRG team can direct you to some fantastic mortgage lenders we’ve […]