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Your 2024 Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

As the winter comes to an end and spring arrives, it's time to start thinking about home maintenance tasks that need to be taken care of. Spring is the perfect time to get your home in order and

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Benefits of Working with a Real Estate Agent

Selling a home can be a complex and overwhelming process. There are many factors to consider, from setting the right price to marketing the property effectively. That's why it can be incredibly

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How to Store Holiday Decorations

As the holiday season comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking about packing up all of your Christmas decorations until next year. While it may be tempting to simply throw everything in a

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Why Sell Your Home During the Holidays?

The holiday season is often thought of as a time to relax and take a break from daily routines. However, it can also be a great time to sell your home! In fact, there are several advantages to

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Learning the Basics of Mortgage Interest Rates

Mortgage interest rates are one of the most important factors to consider when buying a home or refinancing an existing mortgage. In this blog post, we'll explore the basics of mortgage interest

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Our 2023 Russell Cares Campaign was a SUCCESS!!

Russell Cares has become a spring time annual tradition and our 2023 campaign is in the books! This year we were able to help 5 different organizations in our local areas give back to their

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Russell Real Estate Introduces Exclusive Ninja Selling Training Program

Russell Real Estate Introduces Exclusive Ninja Selling Training ProgramWhat is Ninja Selling?           Per Ninjaselling.com, “Ninja

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2023 Spring Real Estate Market Trends and Reasons to List

2023 Spring Real Estate Market Trends and Reasons to List     Spring has officially sprung in Northeast Ohio! The longer, warmer and sunnier days are accompanied by annual

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How and Why Real Estate Agents Continue to Maximize Property Values vs. FSBO Sellers in 2023

     As the spring season has officially begun, several hibernating home buyers and sellers who’ve been waiting for better weather will inevitably be appearing. As the

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Top 2023 Spring Cleaning Season Tips and Checklists

Top 2023 Spring Cleaning Season Tips and ChecklistsPhoto Credit: housebeautiful.com      Throughout the past several weeks, we’ve been teased with off-and-on

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2022 Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

2022 Winter Home Maintenance Checklist      With the Thanksgiving holiday now in our rear view mirror, the holiday season has officially begun! Technically the winter

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Wednesdays with Mark and Jeff - October 26, 2022

Wednesdays with Mark and Jeff - October 26, 2022The newest edition of Wednesdays with Mark and Jeff was recorded Wednesday, October 26th. The series is hosted online by Performance and Training

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Top 5 Tips to Plan a Client Appreciation Event

Top 5 Tips to Plan a Client Appreciation EventWith the start of October and the holiday season officially around the corner, the uptick in gatherings amongst families and friends is inevitable.&

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20+ Fall Home Maintenance Items To Do Before the First Frost

20+ Fall Home Maintenance Items To Do Before the First Frost As the summer is officially winding down, the fall season will begin this week on 9/21, it’s time to start preparing your home for

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7 Smart Strategies for Kitchen Remodeling

7 Smart Strategies for Kitchen Remodeling     The kitchen is arguably the most important room in any home, and is typically the first room to catch a potential home buyer

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7 ‘Oh Yeahhh’ Projects That Make Your Backyard an Oasis

7 ‘Oh Yeahhh’ Projects That Make Your Backyard an Oasis                     ;&

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What’s Next? Q3 Real Estate Market Trends

What’s Next? Q3 Real Estate Market Trends     As we enter the month of August and the second month of Q3, a slight shift in several real estate market trends we&rsquo

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Hot Summer Selling Tips For Agents During The Summer

Hot Summer Selling Tips For Agents During The Summer     As summer and the warm temperatures continue on as we are about to head into August, the competitiveness of the

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Housing Market Predictions for the Remainder of 2022

Housing Market Predictions for the Remainder of 2022Getty, courtesy of Forbes.com     Ask around your office, neighborhood, dinner table or local bar, and you should find

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Fun DIY Back-to-School Crafts to Try This Year

Fun DIY Back-to-School Crafts to Try This Year     Believe it or not, the summer season is about halfway through already, and the back-to-school shopping and preparation has

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Best Ice Cream Shops In Cleveland to Visit This Summer

Best Ice Cream Shops In Cleveland to Visit This Summer      It is in my opinion, that the word is and has been officially out nationwide regarding Cleveland and its

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Mortgage Interest Rates Trending Downwards the Past Two Weeks

Mortgage Interest Rates Trending Downwards the Past Two WeeksPhoto courtesy of <a href="https://www.freepik.com/photos/refinance">Refinance photo created by rawpixel.com - www.freepik.com<&

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Cleveland Summer Events Coming in July and August

Cleveland Summer Events Coming in July and AugustAs the month of June comes to a close and Independence Day celebrations will be ongoing throughout the next week, it's a great time to plan out the

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What Does the Recent Interest Rate Increase Mean for Homebuyers?

       The hot topic of interest rates and the economy continues to be top of mind amongst the real estate industry.       A recent Forbes.com article just

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Get to Know Russell Real Estate Services EVP Bob Colvin

Get to Know Russell Real Estate Services EVP Bob Colvin Our Executive Vice President, Bob Colvin took time out of his busy schedule to sit down with us and share his background, career,

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Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

Summer Home Maintenance Checklist       As schools are letting out and the official summer season start is just a few weeks away, homeowners all throughout the

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Russell Real Estate’s Russell Cares Month Continues at Camp Cheerful

Russell Real Estate’s Russell Cares Month Continues at Camp Cheerful      Russell Real Estate Services managers, agents, and affiliate co-workers took some time

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Dan Elzer Presents Fresh Perspectives to Russell Agents and Managers Ahead of the Summer Market

Dan Elzer Presents Fresh Perspectives to Russell Agents and Managers Ahead of the Summer Market     Sales and Real Estate Training Professional Dan Elzer of The Training

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Russell Cares Month Kicks off with Laura’s Home and The City Mission

Russell Cares Month Kicks off with Laura’s Home and The City MissionBy: TJ Carolin      Russell Cares Month is officially underway as Russell Real Estate Services

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2021 Marked A Record-Breaking Year for Families Finding New Homes by Partnering with Russell Real Estate Services

2021 Marked A Record-Breaking Year for Families Finding New Homes by                      Partnering with Russell Real Estate Services- To be

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Real Estate Selling Expert Dan Elzer Returns Summer 2022 to Discuss the State of the Northeast Ohio Market

       Training Academy founder and professional sales expert Dan Elzer, will be returning to provide his real estate insights and advice with all Russell agents this summer!;

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Top Cleveland Metroparks Areas to Visit

Top Cleveland Metroparks Areas to Visit      Northeast Ohio is a very desirable location to purchase a home for a number of reasons. Great neighborhoods, dining,

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Top Spring Cleaning Tips to Spruce Up Your Home

Top Spring Cleaning Tips to Spruce Up Your HomeThis past Sunday, March 20th, 2022, marked the official start to the spring season! As Northeast Ohioans know all too well, the ‘first day of

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New Agent Spotlight- Renee Ramsey

New Agent Spotlight- Renee Ramsey from the Strongsville Office How did you decide to become a Realtor? “I’ve always entertained the idea of getting into real estate. My family owned

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Advertising Your Real Estate Business in 2022

Advertising Your Real Estate Business in 2022      With The Big Game just a few days away, football fans everywhere are excited to watch a new Champion be crowned. For

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Always Be Working Your Sphere

Always Be Working Your Sphere      “Working Your Sphere” is one of the first and most common phrases you’ll hear as a new agent in the business. It

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Top Homeowner Safety Tips for the Winter Season

Top Homeowner Safety Tips for the Winter Season   As Russell Real Estate Agents, we should all be very familiar with the northern Ohio winter weather. Preparing our home buyers with

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4 Benefits to Purchasing a Home in the Winter

Less Buyer Competition-Winter Season is the Optimal Time of Year to Inspect Homes for Peace of Mind-Sellers Are More Likely to be Urgent to Sell their Homes-          

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4 Benefits to Selling Your Home in the Winter

1) Buyers looking to purchase in the winter are typically 'more serious' buyers:2) Holiday decorating and fragrances throughout your home can instantly help increase its appeal:3) Buyers can gain a

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Russell Real Estate Services Family of Companies Series: Featuring Newman Title Manager Erica Wood

Russell Real Estate Services Family of Companies Series: Featuring Newman Title Manager Erica Wood              In the spirit of families coming together for

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Russell Real Estate Services Family of Companies Series: Featuring the President of Your Home Financial, Paul McKelvey

Russell Real Estate Services Family of Companies Series; Featuring Your Home Financial Mortgage Company and President Paul McKelvey    In the spirit of families coming together for

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Russell Insurance and Investments joins Russell Real Estate Services celebrating its most successful year ever in 2020

Russell Insurance and Investments joins Russell Real Estate Services in celebrating its most successful year ever in 2020 Extraordinary service and reliability lands Russell Insurance and

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Real Estate Market Update with Jeff Russell November 2021

         Russell Real Estate Owner and Broker Manager Jeff Russell presents a 2021 Real Estate Market Update through October 31st. Significant and up-to

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Russell Real Estate Services Branding Relaunch Provides Agents with New, Cutting Edge Marketing Capabilities to Better Serve Home Buyers and Sellers

Russell Real Estate’s Branding Relaunch Provides Agents with New, Cutting-Edge Marketing Capabilities to Better Serve Home Buyers and Sellers    By: TJ Carolin, 10/20/2021

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Accomplished Training Academy owner & operator Dan Elzer shares his best insights with Russell Real Estate agents on “How to Stay Sane in this Crazy Market.”

Accomplished Training Academy owner & operator Dan Elzer shares his best insights with Russell Real Estate agents on “How to Stay Sane in this Crazy Market.”    

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Russell Real Estate Services Celebrates its Largest Agent Appreciation Night Yet at the Drive-In

Russell Real Estate Services Celebrates its Largest Agent Appreciation Night Yet at the Drive-In      By: TJ Carolin     After the last 16

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Meeting of the Managers’ Minds Featuring Westlake Office Manager Rich Ganim

Meeting of the Managers’ MindsFeaturing Westlake Office Manager Rich GanimBy: TJ Carolin          As Russell Real Estate Services has grown to

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Russell Real Estate’s Mentorship Program Sets New Agents on a Career Path to Success; Featuring Sandy Pinali

Russell Real Estate’s Mentorship Program Sets New Agents on a Career Path to Success; Featuring Sandy Pinali              ;&

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Meeting of the Managers’ Minds Featuring Strongsville Office Manager Jim Hiles

Meeting of the Managers’ MindsFeaturing Strongsville Office Manager Jim HilesBy: TJ Carolin          As Russell Real Estate Services has grown

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Meeting of the Managers’ Minds

Meeting of The Managers’ MindsFeaturing North Ridgeville Office Manager Tammy SmithBy: TJ Carolin          As Russell Real Estate Services has

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Donate to Russell Real Estate’s 2021 Make-A-Wish Fundraiser and Golf Outing for Your Chance to Win a Brand New Mustang

Donate to Russell Real Estate’s 2021 Make-A-Wish Fundraiser and Golf Outing for Your Chance to Win a Brand New Mustang   It’s that time of year again! For the past 20+ years,

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Russell Real Estate Services: Consistent and Committed Service since 1962

Russell Real Estate Services: Consistent, Committed Service since 1962Owner and Operator Jeff Russell explains why he believes Russell agents continue to produce record-breaking results By: TJ

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All Praise the Appraisers

All Praise the AppraisersBy: TJ Carolin June 15, 2021.            “Cash is King,” is one of the most commonly used clich;

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Business Training Professional Dan Elzer provides Russell Real Estate agents four key business strategies to improve their service and businesses in 2021

Business Training Professional Dan Elzer provides Russell Real Estate agents four key business strategies to improve their service and businesses in 2021By: TJ Carolin. June 24, 2021.  

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Renowned Training Academy owner & operator Dan Elzer prepares Russell Real Estate agents for the remainder of 2021’s unprecedented real estate market

Renowned Training Academy owner & operator Dan Elzer prepares Russell Real Estate agents for the remainder of 2021’s unprecedented real estate marketBy: TJ Carolin. June 24, 2021(Training

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Russell Real Estate Services: Consistent, Committed Service since 1962

Russell Real Estate Services: Consistent, Committed Service since 1962Owner and Operator Jeff Russell explains why he believes Russell agents continue to produce record-breaking results By: TJ

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