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How to Set Your Table for Thanksgiving

How to Set Your Table for Thanksgiving

After you take the time to make a delicious dinner, you wouldn’t want to ruin it with bland table decorations. This Thanksgiving make an impression on your guests with a beautifully decorated table!    Start With A Large Table This Thanksgiving, setting up your table will be the first step in getting ready for the big dinner. You will need to figure out how many guests will

Congratulations to the November 2019 Hockey Mom Winner

Congratulations to the November 2019 Hockey Mom Winner

Congratulations to our November Hockey Mom winner, Elizabeth Turcovsky from Mentor, Ohio.  Elizabeth grew up in a hockey family watching her brothers play, and now is carrying on the tradition with her own son, Kilian.    Kilian plays on one of Mentor Youth Hockey Association’s squirt teams where Elizabeth is the team Business Manager – a position she has held for the

The Best Hiking Trails Around Pittsburgh

The Best Hiking Trails Around Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh and its surrounding areas have more than its fair share of great hiking spots. November is the perfect time to get outside, enjoy the fresh air and be active!  Planning your next outdoor adventure just got a whole lot easier because we have found the best trails and hiking spots for your next fall trip!    Moraine State Park Enjoy your day biking, hiking, and swimm

Car Rentals: Why it's a good idea

Car Rentals: Why it's a good idea

The holidays are quickly approaching, which means flights and car rentals are on your mind.  Although people usually associate car rentals with business trips or traveling for the holidays, there are a lot of other great reasons to use a rental car.  If you stumble across a great deal, you might want to consider using it (Hint: ask your real estate agent)! Here are five great reasons to

Five Tips to Keep You Safe as a Real Estate Agent

Five Tips to Keep You Safe as a Real Estate Agent

According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) 2017 Member Safety Survey, almost half of female REALTORS® (44 percent) and one in four male REALTORS® have experienced a situation in the past year that made them fear for their personal safety or safety of their personal information. No one should ever have to feel unsafe at their place of work.  In this article, we will d

How to Maximize Space in a Small Kitchen

How to Maximize Space in a Small Kitchen

Have you found your dream home, but the kitchen size is less than desirable? Don’t worry! There are so many different ways to organize your kitchen and surrounding areas to maximize space and minimize worry.    Make Use of Open Wall Space When you have a small space its important to make use of any space you have.  Open wall space is a great place to start. You should c

Creative Ways to Add Color to your Home

Creative Ways to Add Color to your Home

Do you think your house feels a little dull? Want to change things up? Try adding a pop of color in with your decor!  Incorporating new colors into your home will totally revamp your space and add life without breaking the bank.     Paint the Front Door Painting your front door will add a pop of color to the outside of your home.  It will also increase the curb appe

Congratulations to the October 2019 Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to the October 2019 Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to this season’s first Hockey Mom winner, Beth Almes-Kobak from Indiana!  Our October winner is a mom to two children, Andrew and Paige, with Andrew playing hockey for the Indiana Middle School Ice Team as well as two travel teams, the Johnstown Jets and the Appalachian Elite.   Beth is newer to Indiana’s Red Line Club Board of Directors, but she is not new

Five Reasons You Need a Home Security System

Five Reasons You Need a Home Security System

No one imagines they will fall victim to a robbery, break-in, or even natural disasters.  In the event that this could happen, you will want to be prepared as possible. Home security systems are a  great way for homeowners to protect their homes, valuables, and family in case of an emergency.     Protect and Secure Your Home One of the biggest reasons to consider in

How to Stage Your Home on a Budget

How to Stage Your Home on a Budget

A common misconception is that it costs a lot to stage your home.  When it comes to selling a home, appearance is everything. Home staging can make all the difference. Most home sellers think they have to break the bank to stage their homes; this isn’t the case. It is possible to stage a home on a budget or even for free!   Declutter and Depersonalize Each Room One of the fi