Christopher Simko's Blog Posts

Bathroom Upgrades with the Greatest ROI!

Bathroom Upgrades with the Greatest ROIIf you’ve ever watched a show on HGTV, you know that two key areas of a home can make or break a home sale. I’m talking about kitchens and.

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Catching and Keeping a Buyer's Attention in today's Market

Catching and Keeping a Buyer's Attention in the Digital AgeAre you aware that you check your phone as many as 150 times per day? Unless you intend to employ a licensed real estate agent to handle

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Repairs to Make Before Selling A House

By: Jamie WiebeThe most critical things to do to increase your home’s value before putting it on the market.As a smart seller, you'll want your home in tip-top shape — but you don't

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Remove Old Caulk in 4 Easy Steps

By: Lara EdgeCaulk removal: Patience is key to making it super simple.How to remove bathroom caulk? With patience — and plenty of it.It’s not hard to do, but if you rush it, you

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How to Make offers like A BOSS

By: HouseLogicThese 10 money- and time-saving steps can help you craft a winning bid.Ah, the offer!Know Your Limits | Learn to Speak “Contract” | Set Your Price

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Home Buying Tips for First-Time-Homebuyers

By: HouseLogicPublished: December 4, 2018No, you probably don’t need to put 20% down.Buying your first home is a big freaking deal. How do you know which loan is right for you? How do you

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Feeding & Care for your Home's roof!

December 9, 2019 Christopher Simko While the roof is one of the most important parts of your home, it’s also one of the most neglected. The average homeowner gives little thought to the

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The Top Gifts this Season for Home Owners

December 5, 2019 Christopher Simko Figuring out what to buy for friends and loved ones during the holidays isn’t always easy. While some people are easy to shop for, there are always a few

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The Top Gifts for Home Owners!

December 5, 2019 Christopher Simko Figuring out what to buy for friends and loved ones during the holidays isn’t always easy. While some people are easy to shop for, there are always a few

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Look how you can spice up your holiday decorations

Decorating for the holidays can be a lot of fun. What’s less fun is getting stuck in a rut with the same old holiday decorations year after year. Sometimes you just want to break away from the

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Outdoor Turkey Frying Tips & Tricks

November 25, 2019 Christopher SimkoThanksgiving is on its way, and for most of us, that means turkey. In recent years, fried turkey has grown significantly in popularity; this has led to a lot more

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Millennials Buying Homes In Ohio: What's Trending?

November 18, 2019 Christopher SimkoThough there are a number of stereotypes surrounding Millennials, they actually make up a fairly significant part of the economy. More importantly, their economic

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Millennials Buying Homes in Las Vegas: What's Trending?

November 18, 2019 Christopher SimkoThough there are a number of stereotypes surrounding Millennials, they actually make up a fairly significant part of the economy. More importantly, their economic

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Make an Offer Like a Boss in Vegas

Make an Offer Like a Boss By: HouseLogic These 10 money- and time-saving steps can help you craft a winning bid.Ah, the offer!Know Your Limits | Learn to Speak "Contract" | Set Your|

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Make an Offer Like a Boss in Columbus

Make an Offer Like a Boss By: HouseLogic These 10 money- and time-saving steps can help you craft a winning bid.Ah, the offer!Know Your Limits | Learn to Speak "Contract" | Set Your|

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5 Best Home Buying Tips for First Timers in Greater Cleveland Area

First time home buyers in Las Vegas, NV, might have a lot of questions about how to buyt a home. The following articles will help home buyers learn more about getting preapproved for a mortgage,

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5 Best Home Buying Tips for First-Timers in The Greater Columbus Area

First time home buyers in Columbus, Ohio, might have a lot of questions about how to buyt a home. The following articles will help home buyers learn more about getting preapproved for a mortgage,

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How much to put down on your new home in Columbus Ohio

Investigating and dealing with down payments can be tricky, and there are many strategies to keep in mind. A down payment is the money you put up front before the beginning of a mortgage.There are

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Going Green Saving you $

Going green is great for the environment, but that’s not the only benefit. When you make green upgrades in your home, it can also lead to some major savings.  1. Solar panels: The upfront

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Time to Sell!

Selling your home this year is getting more difficult and more difficult by the minute. As time goes on, it will only become more of a challenge. Although it may still prove to be more of a seller

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Thinking about For Sale By Owner? Think Again!

Marketing your home as a For Sale By Owner property, to avoid the use of an agent, is a terrible idea! Wasted money; wasted effort… and wasted time. The list goes on and on.Picture this: You

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How much do we put as our down payment?

    Investigating and dealing with down payments can be tricky, and there are many strategies to keep in mind. A down payment is the money you put up front before the beginning of a

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