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Blog Entries in October

Steps Renters Should Take Before Buying a Home

Steps Renters Should Take Before Buying a Home

Renting is a great option for a lot of people just starting out or for those who like maintenance-free living. But did you know that you could be saving money monthly by buying instead of renting? For most people, purchasing their first home is a huge milestone and decision, but it could actually help your wallet in the long run!     Start Budgeting The very first step every

Why Now Is The Right Time To Become A Realtor

Why Now Is The Right Time To Become A Realtor

Are you looking for a career change or just starting out your career? If so, have you ever considered becoming a real estate professional? Being a real estate agent can be an extremely rewarding career that allows you to pick your own hours, interact with your community, have an uncapped earning potential, and help people find their dream homes.  If you think becoming a realtor is the right c

Ten Ways to Enjoy the Fall Weekend Weather

Ten Ways to Enjoy the Fall Weekend Weather

Fall is in the air and that means gorgeous yellow and orange foliage, everyone’s favorite pumpkin coffees, and cozy oversized sweaters. But fall also means tons of fun weekend activities that you can still participate in while social distancing!  A lot might have gotten canceled this year, but you can still get out and enjoy your weekend with these ten fall activities!   

16  Real Estate Terms You Should Know Before you Buy

16 Real Estate Terms You Should Know Before you Buy

Searching for a new home is difficult. Potential buyers often have to balance their wants with their needs and try to prioritize factors like location, price, and size. What many house hunters don’t think about during their search is how complicated the process can get after you find the perfect home. That’s when the paperwork starts and a flood of confusing terminology begins. To help

Five Tips to Keep You Safe as a Real Estate Agent

Five Tips to Keep You Safe as a Real Estate Agent

According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) 2017 Member Safety Survey, almost half of female REALTORS® (44 percent) and one in four male REALTORS® have experienced a situation in the past year that made them fear for their personal safety or safety of their personal information. No one should ever have to feel unsafe at their place of work.  In this article, we will d

How to Maximize Space in a Small Kitchen

How to Maximize Space in a Small Kitchen

Have you found your dream home, but the kitchen size is less than desirable? Don’t worry! There are so many different ways to organize your kitchen and surrounding areas to maximize space and minimize worry.    Make Use of Open Wall Space When you have a small space its important to make use of any space you have.  Open wall space is a great place to start. You should c

Creative Ways to Add Color to your Home

Creative Ways to Add Color to your Home

Do you think your house feels a little dull? Want to change things up? Try adding a pop of color in with your decor!  Incorporating new colors into your home will totally revamp your space and add life without breaking the bank.     Paint the Front Door Painting your front door will add a pop of color to the outside of your home.  It will also increase the curb appe

Congratulations to the October 2019 Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to the October 2019 Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to this season’s first Hockey Mom winner, Beth Almes-Kobak from Indiana!  Our October winner is a mom to two children, Andrew and Paige, with Andrew playing hockey for the Indiana Middle School Ice Team as well as two travel teams, the Johnstown Jets and the Appalachian Elite.   Beth is newer to Indiana’s Red Line Club Board of Directors, but she is not new

Five Reasons You Need a Home Security System

Five Reasons You Need a Home Security System

No one imagines they will fall victim to a robbery, break-in, or even natural disasters.  In the event that this could happen, you will want to be prepared as possible. Home security systems are a  great way for homeowners to protect their homes, valuables, and family in case of an emergency.     Protect and Secure Your Home One of the biggest reasons to consider in

How to Stage Your Home on a Budget

How to Stage Your Home on a Budget

A common misconception is that it costs a lot to stage your home.  When it comes to selling a home, appearance is everything. Home staging can make all the difference. Most home sellers think they have to break the bank to stage their homes; this isn’t the case. It is possible to stage a home on a budget or even for free!   Declutter and Depersonalize Each Room One of the fi