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Thomas Mayhew's Blog Posts

Grant Money Now Available - Get your Move On!!!

If you are dead serious about buying a home in the next couple months, reach out to me ASAP.  The Grant funds do not last long.  You can bet the word will be out shortly.This is probably

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Interview with Lighthouse Insurance Company Co-Owner, Aaron Baaske - Part 1

Is insurance important to real estate?  Emphatically, yes.It's kind of like a hand in glove, relationship.Just like a glove protects your hand from injury, insurance protects you from harm

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All Your Insurance Questions Answered - An Interview with Aaron Baaske of Lighthouse Insurance Agency

What should your Top Priorities be when evaluating Insurance?Are all Insurance policies the same?  What don't I know about Insurance that could hurt me?Could an experienced Professional know

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The Home Selling Process with Thomas Mayhew

Listing, Marketing and Selling your Home with Thomas is as easy as 1, 2, 3.First, you let him know that you would like to list your home or that you are considering your home.  While Thomas

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Pesky Raccoon Problems - Have you tried this?

Raccoons can be annoying pests.  They come and eat your dog or cat’s food and then look at you like you don’t belong there when you try to shoo them away.Try sticking some Epsom

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The Just One More House Story!

So I had a great buyer (family) that I was working with and we had found a property they were ready and willing to make an offer on. Just one thing about the property - I wasn't satisfied with it -

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Just Listed - 3 Bedroom & 3 Full Bath Home in Greenwich, OH

Just Listed 55 W Main St, GreenwichAs I stand watching two squirrels happily hopping to and from various limbs and branches of the large pine tree in the back yard of the Greenwich, OH home I just

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Shocking Hocking Hills - My Visits...

Welcome to Shocking Hills, my affectionate nickname for the famous Hocking Hills area in Ohio. This remarkable destination does not fail to astound me with its beautiful geography and diverse

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Tour a Beautiful Home with Thomas Mayhew

Tour a Beautiful Home with Me Having successfully represented a builder for a # of years, I most definitely enjoy the process of helping buyers navigate the opportunities as well as avoid the

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What Every First Time Home Buyer Needs to Know - Excerpted from an Interview

I’ve taken the beginning dialogue from my interview with Michelle Bodine regarding the topic of what First Time Homebuyers Should know before buying their first home. There are some

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Which Direction are Cleveland Rents going now?

Redfin recently released a report on where rents are going.To cut to the chase, at the time of this writing, rent rates aren’t falling in Cleveland or Ohio in general, with perhaps an

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Lead Paint - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Lead Paint - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly Today, consider the good, the bad, and the ugly about lead paint. (Before I press on, please do not construe anything I say or write as medical

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2023 Real Estate Market Outlook - And What It Means for You...

Last year, one factor drove the real estate market more than any other: rising mortgage rates. In March 2022, the Federal Reserve began a series of interest rate hikes in an effort to pump the

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Home for the Holidays? Here's How To Stretch Your Budget in a Season of Inflation

You don't have to break the bank to celebrate the holidays in style—even in this season of inflation. Prices may be higher on everything from food to gifts to decorations, but there are still

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7 Tips to Maximize Your Home’s Sale Price...

 Over the past few years, a real estate buying frenzy bid up home prices to eye-popping amounts. However, as mortgage rates have risen, buyer demand has cooled. 1 Consequently, home sellers who

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Under Contract - Elyria Lot across from Salvation Army

                      105 West Bridge St, Elyria, OHGet Directions Click HereDescriptionPhotosReal Estate Reports for Home Owners,&

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Can Someone Swipe the Title to Your Home?

Who would do such a thing?  The short answer: An identity thief that is pretty clever.A third party that transfers title out of your name without your permission is considered a Title.

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The Home Buying Process with Thomas Mayhew

When you attempt something new, how do you feel?Excited?A little fearful?Both of the above emotions would be appropriate.  Especially when it comes to buying a home (whether it is your first or

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