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Winter Weekend Getaways Near Cleveland

Winter Weekend Getaways Near Cleveland

Do the winter blues have you down this January? Good News, there are so many weekend getaways around Cleveland to get you out of the house and out of hibernation!  From trying a great restaurant to visiting a new city, here are all the best winter day trips within a two-hour drive from Cleveland.     The Villas at Gervasi Vineyard  Gervasi Vineyard is truly a drea

2022 Resolutions: Budgeting Your Money

2022 Resolutions: Budgeting Your Money

If one of your New Year’s Resolutions is to get a hold of your finances, now is a good time to check-in and make sure you are on the right track to tackle your budget. Here are five tips on how to get ahead of your money-saving goals for 2022.     Have a Goal Having a budget goal is the number one thing that will help you track your finances. You will be much more lik

College Scholarship Workshop Virtual Webinar Wrap-Up

College Scholarship Workshop Virtual Webinar Wrap-Up

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stouffer Realty held two complimentary 45-minute virtual Scholarship Workshop Webinars for high school students and their parents in early December. The webinars were conducted by former teacher and principal, Todd Van Horn. Todd currently works at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty (PA) as the Vice President of Career Development and is the creato

Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips

The holidays are here! But, before your out of town guests and family arrive at your home, it’s important to consider a few home safety tips. To avoid a Clark Griswold “Christmas Vacation” style accident be sure to follow these tips!    Check Your Christmas Lights Of course, we’re talking about lights. Each year, you should check to make sure that your li

December 2021 Hockey Mom Of The Month

December 2021 Hockey Mom Of The Month

Congratulations to our Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stouffer Realty’s December Hockey Mom Of The Month winner, Billi Marie Meli from Oakmont.   Billi Marie is mom to 10-year-old Carter and 7-year-old Mikaela and is engaged to be married in 2023 to her fiancé, Mike Wilden. In the past two months, Billi Marie received multiple nominations for our Hockey Mom Program. Billi is

Five Holiday Activities In Cleveland

Five Holiday Activities In Cleveland

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, especially in Cleveland. The city and its surrounding areas are filled with holiday activities for all ages to participate in!    Visit The “Christmas Story” House Put on your pink bunny suit and head over to the “Christmas Story” house for a tour of where the movie was filmed! Now restored to its movie splend

How To Winterize Your Home in 5 Easy Steps

How To Winterize Your Home in 5 Easy Steps

Tis the season to be… winterizing your home. Luckily, Mother Nature has been pretty gentle on most of us so far this holiday season. So, if you haven’t prepped your home for that perpetual snowball that she is likely to heave at us at any time now, it is time to do so before it is too late! But with all of the shopping, baking, wrapping and other festive holiday happenings that are

November 2021 Hockey Mom Of The Month

November 2021 Hockey Mom Of The Month

Congratulations to Christine Greene from Johnstown, our first Hockey Mom winner this year!    Christine is mom to 13-year-old Ethan and 18-year-old Faith and has been married to her husband Ryan for 20 years! It was her son Ethan, from the Allegheny Badgers Bantam, A Minor Gold Team, that nominated his mom for all that she does for him, his team, and their church community.  

Scholarship Opportunity Dream, Innovate, Grow 2021-2022 Program

Scholarship Opportunity Dream, Innovate, Grow 2021-2022 Program

Are you or someone you know planning on attending college in the fall? If so, now is the time to be applying for scholarships! Finding scholarships to apply for can be overwhelming, but we will make it easy for you by introducing our Dream, Innovate, Grow Scholarship.   Each year, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stouffer Realty hosts a scholarship program, open to all high school studen

Housewarming Gift Guide

Housewarming Gift Guide

While it can be a stressful experience, moving to a new place is certainly worth celebrating. If you're hunting for the perfect housewarming gift for a special person in your life, you might be torn between personal and practical options. Luckily, there are tons of great gifts to purchase they will be sure to love.  Find the perfect gift for that new homeowner in our gift guide here! &