Lydia Melik's Blog Posts

Historical Medina

The city of Medina was founded 200 years ago in 1818, and has kept its charm the entire time.The public square is engulfed with history, literally. In 1870 the public square was destroyed by a

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Last Ever Vans Warped Tour

Get ready for an unforgettable music festival, the last ever Vans Warped Tour kicked off at the beginning of this week in California. With well known artists such as All Time Low to underground

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Mothers Day

Don't forget that Mother's Day is this coming Sunday! Be sure to give extra thanks to any of the people in your life that have played the mother role for you as you become the wonderful adult you!

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Beautiful Ranch In Medina City

http://mDumitru-Brito.russellrealty.com/details.php?mls=192&mlsid=3944965&ppc=&noreg=1&addht

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Live By The Metroparks Strongsville Ohio 2017

New Price/Open HouseSun. Oct. 8th 1 to 3 PM$194,90015024 W 130th, Strongsville, OH  441364 large bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, backyard meets the MetroparksCome see this wonderful house with a

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Open House Strongsville July 23 2017 And July 25 2017

15024 W 130th St., Strongsville, OH  44136You're invited!  Open House 7/23 1 to 3 PM and Open House 7/25 11 AM to 2 PM4 Bedroom, 2 and half bath, main floor laundry, Metro Park in,

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New Listing In Lodi 7420 Avon Lake Road

http://brito-granakis.russellrealty.com/details.php?mls=192&mlsid=3913117&ppc=&addht

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July 4th Events Around Medina

Saturday, July 2ndBrunswickConcert- at the Rec. Center 7pm Brunswick Community Band Sunday, July 3rdBrunswickFree admission to the Brunswick Community Recreation and Fitness Center 1

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Kid Activity Summer Fun Medina Ohio 2017

KID'S SUMMER BAKING CAMPClass will take place in historic Medina Square at Cool Beans Cafe, 103 W. Liberty , Medina, OH  44256Friday, July 7th, 10 AM - 11:30 AMWiggly Wobbly DessertsGummy

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Medina Ohio Events May 2017

Medina Ohio Events May 2017Ladies Night Out Thursday May 11, 2017 5 PM - 8:30 PMEnjoy the evening  socializing, shopping and snacking.  This event is sponsored by VCS Salons,

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Fun Facts About Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching, and here are some fun facts about itIt is not Mexico's Independence Day: Cinco de Mayo commemorates the triumph of the Mexican army at the

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Youth Fishing Derby In Medina County

Looking for something fun to do this weekend with the kids. Check out the Youth Fishing Derby! https://www.visitmedinacounty.com/event/youth-fishing/

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Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events in

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So You Want To Buy A House

So you want to buy a house? Congratulations!You are on your way to realizing the American Dream, home ownership!What you also are about to realize is the challenge in actually getting the home of

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Just had a great time at It's Your Winery... met with friends and made wine.  Can't wait to go back and start the bottling process.  Thanks to Dave for making it a great time for all. ;

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April Showers Bring May Buyers

We have finally rounded the corner into Spring! Yes it is true that houses sell 365 a year but this is typically the time of year where inventory starts to increase as everyone is ready to sell. Are

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What To Do This Weekend In NE Ohio March 31st

What To Do This Weekend In NE Ohio March 31, 2017Here is link of exciting things to do this weekend.  It has fun for everyone.  Click Here.If shopping for a new home is your idea of

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Kitchen Staging Tips

If you’re selling your house, staging—the mysterious practice by which you prep and prettify your home before its debut—can make a huge difference in catching the attention of buyers and

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Now Is The Time

March is here and the Spring is coming, even though the Winter still thinks she has snowy rights :-)Still dreaming with a warmer state? Still wanting to downsize now that the kids are out of

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What Color Is Your Front Door

What does your front door say about you? Here's a fun article that will help you understand.http://www.realtor.com/advice/home-improvement/the-surprising-things-your-front-door-reveals-about-your

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Presidents Day

Presidents' Day Facts Presidents' Day falls on the third Monday in February in the United States. It is also known as Washington's Birthday,

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5 Weeks Until Spring

Only 5 more weeks until Spring! Are you thinking of selling your home? Now is the time to start preparing for the Spring market. Allow me to give you a free market analysis. Where do you want to

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Mortgage Rates Take A Breather

-AA+AMortgage Rates Take a Breather This WeekMortgage rates barely budged this week compared to the previous week, as the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage held its 4.19 percent average, Freddie Mac

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What Is My North Ridgeville Ohio Home Worth 2017

Thinking about selling this year?Curious about what your home is worth?Click here for a rough idea or contact Kristin Granakis for an accurate explanation of the market and what your home is worth

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Have You Ever Wondered

Have you ever wondered why Red Barns are Red or the White House is White? This is a nice article that sheds light on that mystery. Enjoy!http://www.realtor.com/news/trends/why-are-barns-red-paint

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FHA Cuts Mortgage Cost For Certain Buyers

The federal government is cutting mortgage insurance premiums for the first time in two years, a move that could make it easier for first-time home-buyers to borrow as they face rising interest.

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Yay 2017

A New Year has arrived, new opportunities, new challenges, and changes. If you consider selling your home, or purchasing one, let me know. I am here to help you with all your Real Estate

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New Year New Home

As we roll into the New Year many people are ready to list and sell their homes and step up into a bigger home or downsize. Here is an article about what adds value to your home or what buyes are

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Sopapilla Cream Cheese Bars

Ingredients:2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened1 1/2 cups sugar1 teaspoon vanilla1/2 cup

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Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy the day no matter how you spend.

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Tis' the season to decorate. If you have the opportunity to see the Square in downtown Medina this holiday season, be sure to visit at night when the tree is lit. Grab yourself a cup off coffee

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Ranch Pork Chops

Ranch Pork Chops1 package of boneless pork chops1 can of Cream of Chicken soup1 packet dry Ranch dressing mixIn the crock pot layer pork chops, add the cream of chicken soup, then sprinkle dry Ranch

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Short Ribs Over Cheesy Polenta

Makes 6 servings Prep: 50 minutesCook 9 hrs to 10 hrs on low or 4 1/2 to 5 on highingredients 2 1/2-3 pounds boneless beef short ribs 2 large onions, cut into thin

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Thanksgiving Tradition

THANKSGIVING TRADITIONSIn many American households, the Thanksgiving celebration has lost much of its original religious significance; instead, it now centers on cooking and sharing a bountiful meal

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Pot Roast Recipe

Wine-Marinated Pot RoastMakes: 8 servingsPrep 45 minsMarinate 8 hrs to 24 hrsBake 3 hrsIngredients1 3 - 3 1/2 - pound boneless beef chuck arm pot

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Lorain Open House October 9 1 To 3 PM

Open House Sunday, October 9th from 1 to  3 PM1208 Maple Dr., Lorain, OH  44052Features of 1208 Maple Dr. include, updated kitchen, all appliances stay, 2 remodeled full bathrooms,

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Fall Season Is Here

People often contemplate not listing their homes once school begins again for the year. I like to remind everyone that houses sell 365 days a year and we still do not have enough listings for buyers

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Brunch Enthusiasts Tour Guide

Cleveland is known for all of its great eateries but what is more relaxing and enjoyable than exploring a great brunch?! Here is a great article from Cleveland Scene Magazine that will lead you

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Common Mistakes Of Buyers

What are some common mistakes buyers make:1. Buyers do not understand the local market and all that is available.2. Buyers do not understand pricing and the value of certain amenities.3.

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Buckeye Scools Home Needed

Do you own a home in the Buckeye School district in Medina County? Are you considering selling? Our inventory remains historically low and I have a buyer in need of a home in the $80,000-100,000

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New House For Sale June 20 2016

Excellent Brick Ranch For SaleYou won't want to miss seeing this one!  Updated kitchen and baths, wood floors, nice size yard, two fireplaces, and a finished basement.  Lots of room,

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Summer Corn Salad Recipe

It's Summer in Ohio and that means it is almost Corn Season!Here is a great and easy Corn Salad Recipe to add to your BBQ parties. Enjoy the warm weather. It has finally arrived.Ingredients:6 ears

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Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day and thank you to all who have served and those that continue to serve.  You are!

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House For Sale Vermilion Ohio

850 Tappan Circle, Vermilion, OHAfter a long day at work let 850 Tappan Circle welcome you home!  Plenty of space to have everyone together at the end of the day!  Make your appointment

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What Is Your Home Worth

Do you live in Northeast Ohio?  Have you been considering selling your home? This market is HOT right now! Would you like to know how much your home is worth? If you would like a free market

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Live Like You Are On Vacation In Medina OH

Open House Sunday 1-3 PM Click here to view photos 3396 Forest Hills Dr. Medina, OH  44256A spectacular colonial with a beautiful lake view.  Watch the sunset every evening to

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Springtime In Ohio

Happy Spring season here in Ohio. This is also the week leading to Easter Sunday for many of you. The weather looks to be spectacular over the weekend so be sure to get out and enjoy it! If your

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Spring Forward

Don't forget to set the clocks forward this weekend as we spring!!

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This Market

This market! Are you in this market?! Are you the seller? Are you the buyer? It is an exciting, challenging time for both sellers and buyers. Listen, your agent will help you to prepare your home to

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Open House 190 Guilford Blvd Medina Ohio Sun 1 To 3 PM

Open House Sunday, February 14th from 1-3 PM190 Guilford Blvd., Medina, OH  44256Bring your special someone to this Open House before your romantic dinner out.  This 3 bedroom home

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Homes For Sale In Medina County

Are you looking to purchase a new home in Medina County?  I have a beautiful 4 bedroom brick ranch for sale on 5 acres in Seville for $268,000.   This custom built home is 

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The Great Big Home And Garden Show

The Great Big Home & Garden Show... check it out this weekend! Feb.5 - 14 at Cleveland's IX Center. Get ideas for preparing your home or buying a new home this.

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Should You Sell Your Home Now Or Wait Until Spring

I know this is a hard decision to make and yet an easy one for others.  It's easy to make the decision to sell your home when you have to because of a major life change such as relocating for

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Cute Ideas To Help You Get Organized Or Ready For Spring Cleaning

I came across this article and as we approach the Spring Season, who isn't always looking for clever ways to re-use or re-purpose things for organizing?! Click on the link to read this DIY tip://

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Set the dates: Feb. 5 thru 14.  The Great Big Home & Garden Show.  Get great ideas for your home and get ready for Spring! The time is approaching to buy or sell a!

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New Year New Beginnings

My final post for the year 2015 is to wish you all the best in 2016! With a new year often come new beginnings and if that should include needing professional real estate advice to buy or sell

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Dec 30 2015 11604 1

Happy New Year!As you begin thinking about your New Year, resolutions and goals, hopefully they will include selling or purchasing a new home.  Contact me to discuss what steps you need to take

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What Is My Home Worth In Medina County

Are you thinking about selling your home?It isn't as scary as you might think.  You first need to gather information from a REALTOR in your area.  When you talk to a professional and have

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Dec 18 2015 11604 1

New In Medina...I just visited the new High & Low Winery on state Route 18.  Very nice, casual yet elegant.  If you or someone you know likes wine check it out.  Great service and

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Shop Small Businesses on Saturday, November 28, 2015Holiday shoppers are encouraged to shop brick and mortar businesses that are small and local. Check out the stores on the Square in Medina or

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Open House In Lorain Ohio

Open House Sunday, November 22nd From 1-3 PM2233 Eastlawn St., Lorain, OH  44052  All updated and move in ready!!  Beautiful home with 3 bedrooms and nice secluded backyard. ;

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Medina Ohio Gets Ready For Annual Candlelight Walk This Weekend

The annual Candlelight Walk will be taking place this weekend on the Historic Square in Medina, Ohio. This lovely event allows you to shop local, take in the beauty of the lighting of the Christmas

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31st Medina Candlelight Walk

The 31st Medina Candlelight Walk is this weekend, Friday November 20 - Sunday November 22.  Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will be arriving with the Holiday Parade Of Lights starting at 5

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It Is Always A Great Time To Sell

Here we are, approaching the Winter months. People generally think that this time of year is not the best time to sell your home. Wrong. It is a great time to sell your home. This is often the time

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Happy Halloween! Trick or Treat... buy or sell... do not let either scare you! ;

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House For Sale 2233 Eastlawn St Lorain OH

Charming House For SaleLorain, OHThis 3 bedroom house has been exceptionally maintained.  It offers you newer carpet and tile throughout and an updated kitchen.  Have you been looking for

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Mulch In The Fall And Save Money

Frank Brothers Fall SaleNatural  Brown Double Processed Bark Mulch is $2.50 off per yard. This sale will be offered until the snow flies (but let's not think about that).Is Fall A

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Aug 28 2015 11604 1

Fall is approaching fast.  Leaves are beginning to change.  Are you ready for a change... new home, buying or selling? Let's.

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Your First Step In Buying A House In Ohio

Your First Step In Buying A House In OhioYou have decided to buy a house. Congratulations! Do you already feel confused? Do you have a ton of questions? Your first thought might be to find a

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Lodi Sweet Corn Festival 2015

Lodi Sweet Corn FestivalJuly 23 - 25, 2015The Lodi Sweet Corn Festival is a 34 year tradition of beautiful Lodi, OH.  This years theme is Native American Heritage.  You will find this

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Jul 14 2015 11604 1

Listed and sold a home in Chippewa Lake, OH.  Nice location, near trails for biking or.

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Dream Home Come True In Columbia Station

OPEN HOUSE:  SUNDAY, MAY THE 17TH FROM 1 PM - 3 PMThis elite Quarry Ridge home on over 3 rolling acres was originally built to be a 3 bedroom ranch.  During its custom build in 2001,

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May 6 2015 11604 1

7417 Bittersweet Lane, Chippewa Lake: Open House, Saturday May 9, noon to 2 PM.  Price reduction to $188,000. Great 4 bdrm, 2.5 bath.

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May 2 2015 11604 1

7417 Bittersweet: 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Baths reduced price to $188!!

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Apr 29 2015 11604 1

7417 Bittersweet Lane, 4 Bedroom, 2.5 bath in Chippewa Lake, OH  just reduced the price to $192,500! Open House Sunday, May 3 @ 1:30 - 3:00.

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