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Why Listing Your Home in Winter is a Good Idea!

Statistics and Information on Listing during the Winter Time
Posted by Laura Quinn on December 19, 2016 in  Coldwell Banker Heritage Realtor  Dayton  Real Estate
We’ve all heard that Summer is the busiest time of year for Real Estate companies. With this season comes lush green yards, making homes more attractive on the market, and school holidays, making moves more convenient for families with kids. For folks changing jobs, the larger housing inventory also makes this season ripe for relocation.  Many people, however, don’t realize just how beneficial winter can be for sellers. According to the Redfin real estate company, homes listed in the wint... read more
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Who Turned on the Lights?

The Surprising History of Christmas Lights, Untangled.
Posted by Amanda Martin on December 05, 2018 in  History  Holiday
It’s December and the signs of the season are upon us with holiday décor and snow covering pretty much everything. One of the most popular things to see around this time is Christmas lights, both inside the house and out. Almost everyone is familiar with the bright glow emanating from many a home strung up in lights. What may be less familiar to folks though is the story behind this tradition. When you stop to think about it, it is an odd thing to do, so why do we put up lights? It all started with the... read more
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Who is Buying Smart Homes?

The Advantages & Simplicity of Home Automation
Posted by Marissa McCormick on January 07, 2019 in  Smart Home
Who is Buying Smart Homes and Why?   Change is constant and that holds true for the housing market as well.  Home buyers' demands change with current trends, and technology has been making huge leaps in the past 20 years.  According to a survey of almost 22,000 home shoppers by John Burns Real Estate Consulting, home buyers rank smart technology as a high priority when searching for a home, and are also willing to pay thousands of extra dollars for it. Millennials are the most tech-savvy g... read more
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What Buyer's Want in Your Area

Selling a home? Here are the features buyer's want!
Posted by Malinda McNutt on June 13, 2018 in No Category
Considering selling your home? We know that when buyers beginning looking for their next purchase, many bring along a list of desired features, but what exactly are buyers looking for and does your home match up? To answer that question, we looked at sales across the Dayton area to determine if certain features are more popular in different communities. Here’s what we found: Vandalia: 3 Bedroom (25% of homes sold) 2 Bathroom (35% of homes sold) Ranch (31% of homes sold) Brick siding (59% of homes sold)... read more
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Want to Skip the Hassle and Hire Movers? Find Out What They Won’t or Shouldn’t Move For You

A Guide to What to Pack Yourself
Posted by Marissa McCormick on August 20, 2019 in No Category
Packing everything and worrying about all the paperwork is stressful enough.  Then you have to move and unpack everything again when you finally move.  Some people prefer to just pay movers to do it for them and make the process a lot easier on themselves.  If you are one of those people or would like to be, there are some things you should know.  For one thing, there are a few items that movers will refuse to touch or that you should want to handle yourself.  Knowing what they will, won&r... read more
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