Susan Sawyer's (susansawyer2006) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Chervenic Realty
I can use myself as an example and one of my sellers too. It is tough especially when the offers you get are so low. Many buyers think they should start 20% below asking price, so my seller on his $100,000 home gets an offer of $80,000. I don't know how buyers could seriously think that my seller...
Air leaks into our homes during the summer and winter. One way to cut back on your energy bills is to test your home and find out where air is coming into your home. You can do this by holding a lit incense stick near any window, door, electrical box or outlet, ceiling fixtures, openings to the a...
One way to save energy is to check your home's insulation. You want to protect it against air leaks and control moisture. Check insulation in your attic, ceilings, exterior and basement walls, floors and crawl spaces to see if it meets the R-value in your area. The higher the rating the better. U...
Ok, so my condo has been on the market since Feb. I have kept my home in show ready condition. After starting to feel really discouraged that it wouldn't sell this year, I have 2 possible buyers. Now I am on pins and needles waiting to hear if they are going to write an offer. I know that the FHA...
We would all like to save money on our energy bills. Here are a few inexpensive tips on cutting back on your utility bills: One is replace your regular light bulbs with fluorescent bulbs. Replace the 5 most frequently used bulbs, if you don't want to replace all of them. Two is wrap the hot water...
I put my condo up for sale in Feb. I did all the things I was supposed to do. It is fixed up. Everything is freshly painted, new carpet, all updated everything. Great Pictures, good price (ok, not the cheapest but not the most expensive either.), good marketing, fantastic brochures. Here I sit my...
If you are a first time home buyer there is so much information you need to know. First make sure you get a great realtor who will spend the time to explain everything to you. I have a special buyers book I give to all my buyers. I always explain everything and am happy to answer all questions yo...
Stay tuned for more information. Rumor has it, that HUS is going to allow prospective and qualified home buyers to borrow money from approved agencies and lenders.  This would be great as it would allow home buyers to have a down payment for their first homes. I wonder how carefully these prospec...
Wow, Howard Hanna has rolled out a new program in which Howard Hanna Mortgage is offering an income loss protection program.  You can get $1500 a month for up to 6 months if you lose your job after buying a home from Howard Hanna. You must use Howard Hanna Mortgage Services, buy a house listed wi...
In February there were 168 homes for sale in Cuyahoga Falls. They were priced between $30,000 and $245,900. They have been on the market an average of 4 to 5 months. There are 18 homes that went Pending priced between $41,000 and $159,900. There were 25 homes that Sold/Closed priced between $27,7...

Susan Sawyer

Real Estate Expert - Hudson Ohio
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