Explore Toledo, OH

By Carol Smith
(Casmi Photography)
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While I was sitting at the local coffee shop this morning it occurred to me that I have a satellite office - and I don't pay any rent!  Woooohoooo!You see, it's like this....Between 9:00 and 10:00 AM I wander in to the Java Mill and fix my morning fuel - JamaicanMeCrazy with a double dose of half...

By Mike Shields
(Vector Appraisal, LLC)
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It's important in a declining market to have an accurate value of a home. Overpricing a home in a bad market just means longer time on market and no sale. Let Vector Appraisal conduct an accurate appraisal of your residential or commercial property. Call today.....419-637-2226.  

By Carol Smith
(Casmi Photography)
Comments 6
Customer Service.  Well, it certainly seems like a seemingly innocent term, doesn't it?  I mean, after all, we do expect to be treated well when we are involved in a transaction (of any sort!) with someone that we believe has earned the benefit of out business.  It's just how things are supposed ...

By Carol Smith
(Casmi Photography)
Comments 14
OK - so that sounds like a dumb question.  Right?  Nope.  I have a friend in Louisiana that asked me that very question.  He did not believe that we have beaches, rivers, ponds, lakes, etc.  I don't know what he thought Ohio (and the Midwest in general) looked like, but it really cracked me up th...

By Carol Smith
(Casmi Photography)
Comments 3
Most of us can remember the 'old days' when all the neighbors knew each other, everyone knew every kid, and the family pets were merry wanderers that visited all the neighbors.  You stopped and chatted without an ulterior motive.  And you welcomed newcomers to the neighborhood with a smile and an...

By Carol Smith
(Casmi Photography)
Comments 20
As my husband and I were walking our neighborhood with a local school board candidate we came across a young man walking down the street.  His step was purposeful, but his demeanor was that of defeat.  As he neared us I spoke up and said, "Hi, how are ya doing?"  You know - the good old socially ...

By Carol Smith
(Casmi Photography)
Comments 0
  Dear Homebuyer:I would like to take this opportunity to make your home search just a little easier.  The whole process is exciting, confusing, exasperating and sometimes just downright maddening.  But in the end it's one of the most satisfying experiences you will ever have.The preparatory phas...

By Carol Smith
(Casmi Photography)
Comments 0
Yes, Toledo, Ohio is in a downturn at the moment.  But this can be a positive for many as long as we keep our focus going in the right direction.  Unfortunately there are some powerful image mongers in this area that like to try to keep us down with their negative thinking.  I, personally, will n...

By Rick Turner, Puts People In Their Places!!
(Key Realty)
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Hey folks, Toledo, Ohio is recycling!  On Friday March 30th , Toledo City Council adopted a 2007 city budget that included a $5.50 trash pickup fee for all homeowners.  The good news is that you can save $2.50 per month by signing up to recycle!  This new law is retro active to April 2nd when Ma...

By Rick Turner, Puts People In Their Places!!
(Key Realty)
Comments 2
Looking for a beautiful urban neighborbood, within walking distance to a major university, close to the downtown area, museums, shopping, and more?  Well check out Westmoreland!  In this well established West Toledo neighborhood you'll find homes that have sold between $100,000 to $275,000.  In M...

By Rick Turner, Puts People In Their Places!!
(Key Realty)
Comments 3
Are you looking for a destination for some great family activities that is fun and inexpensive?  Well consider a trip to Toledo, Ohio to see the pride and joy of Northwest Ohio, the Toledo Mud Hens!   The Mud Hens are the AAA affiliate of The Detroit Tigers and are the 2006 and 2007 back-to-back ...

By Patrick Brady
(The Danberry Co., Realtors)
Comments 0
  There is a great article in the Toledo Blade today about the first gated community in Toledo.  It certainly is interesting to hear about a community that was once very prestigious.  You can follow this link to read the whole article.   http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070...

By Lonn Dugan
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It's beginning to look a lot like winter here in NW Ohio and SE Michigan.  We finally have some snow on the ground.  And the temperatures have plunged to the sub zero level (overnight anyway). So what is most amazing about this is the way the real estate business is warming up!I am suddenly in th...
Real Estate is Local - So Get A Local Expert  All Real Estate is LOCAL.  So Get a Local Expert!The web is global.  It helps you search EVERYTHING.  Global is good when you are RESEARCHING.  There is a HUGE place for the web in the average house hunt.  I am all for using the WEB in Real Estate sea...

By Lonn Dugan
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Why The Holiday Season is a GREAT TIME TO BUY! The next few weeks are GREAT times to buy a house!  Why?  Bob Bruss, at Inman News, wrote such a great article that I cannot improve on it.  Here it is, below. Lonn Dugan, Realtor#############################Holiday season is the greatest gift for ho...

By Lonn Dugan
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What Do Realtors Do ??? Few people understand the work of a Realtor.  Most of my family, friends, and clients have no real idea. This is for you!Oh, sure...  Clients know what I do for them, in the event they buy or sell a house.  Many are very appreciative of the extra mile, the long days, the m...

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