Our REALTORS® know that the Fourth of July is one of Ohio's biggest holidays, and starting this year, there will be new ways to celebrate at home. Beginning on July 1, 2022, Ohio's new fireworks law goes into effect, allowing adult residents to use consumer fireworks on certain holidays throughout the year. If you've just finished shopping for Mansfield or Ashland homes for sale and want to celebrate the Fourth of July in your new yard, it's important to practice good safety habits for consumer fireworks use.
Waking up to see what the Easter Bunny left is almost as exciting as looking for Santa's gifts. But Easter festivities don't need to be limited to eating the ears off a chocolate rabbit. Our REALTORS® have some great suggestions for family time before the big day.
What better time to have fun with your kids than a St. Patrick's Day celebration at home. Our REALTORS® share five family-friendly activities to help you observe St Patrick's Day with family.
Congratulations! You've found the perfect Mansfield and Ashland homes for sale, and you're about to ring in the New Year in your new home. Spending New Year's Eve at home is a fantastic opportunity to bond with your loved ones while counting down to midnight.
Here's are some fun ideas to try out this NYE.
Is it beginning to feel a lot like Christmas? Whether you're still looking at Mansfield and Ashland homes for sale or you've already closed the deal, spending Christmas in a new home has to be very exciting. Our REALTORS® want to remind those who celebrate the holiday that they have one more decision to make very soon: What kind of Christmas tree should grace your home?
Congratulations on your new home! You looked at the Mansfield and Ashland homes for sale and made one of them your own. What better way to show it to your friends and family than to host your first Thanksgiving dinner? That may seem rather daunting at first, but our REALTORS® want to encourage you to give it a try by sharing this helpful guide.
The holidays are often associated with days and nights spent enjoying the company of friends and family. With COVID-19 having been the highlight of 2020, large holiday gatherings are being discouraged. But that doesn't mean that you and your quarantine partners can't enjoy the holiday season. From making a Christmas card to baking your favorite Christmas cookies, there are many crafts and activities that will bring the cheery spirit, keep your little ones entertained, and allow them to show their creativity. Here are our REALTORS® suggestions for crafts and activities that you can do with your kids over Christmas break at home.
A lot of people will be celebrating the holiday season differently this year. To reduce the spread of COVID-19, many families are choosing to stay at home and are having get-togethers via video chat. Just because you aren't entertaining in a traditional way, it doesn't mean you shouldn't decorate your home for the holidays. Our REALTORS® know that this is a challenging time for everyone, including those with Mansfield homes for sale. Whether you're buying, selling or staying put, these tips for creative holiday decorating can lift your spirits and put you in a festive mood.
Thanksgiving is practically synonymous with pie. Pumpkin, apple, or pecan pie, it may be traditional to have a slice after Thanksgiving dinner. But pie isn't the only way to end your meal. Sometimes change is good and our REALTORS® encourage you to think outside the pie pan and try something new. We've rounded up six Thanksgiving desserts that are well worth saving some extra room for.
Ohio weather may be chilly during February, but nothing warms the heart of your significant other more than fresh, fragrant blooms on Valentine's Day. Our REALTORS® play Cupid with a list of top flower shops around Mansfield.
Gather your favorite clubs and go golfing with Dad this Father's Day. Our REALTORS® know that any Sunday is a good day for golf so why not treat your Dad to 18 holes on June 16th at some of the best golf courses near Mansfield.
If you enjoy decorating for the holidays, you'll love the festive splendor of the Herlihy Christmas House. This private family home in Mansfield is adorned with thousands of lights, hundreds of Santas, trains, villages, Disney-themed displays, and over 25 decorated Christmas trees. This private collection of holiday decorations has been cultivated for decades, with some pieces dating back more than 50 years!
Each decoration is hand-placed by family members and volunteers who carry on the tradition that began all the way back in 1987. It only takes one visit to the Herlihy Christmas House to see why it's has become a favorite tradition among our REALTORS® and Mansfield residents of all ages.
Our REALTORS® are already gearing up for all of Mansfield's Christmas events, and we want you to do the same too. That's why we are making a list (and, yes, we're checking it twice) of the top holiday events in our community you won't want to miss. Tour decorated mansions, see a play, take a sleigh ride, and cut your own Christmas tree right here in Mansfield, Ohio.
As you're preparing for family gatherings, office parties, and other holiday events, the last thing you want to worry about is a home invasion. Unfortunately, the change in routine and hectic schedules that often accompany this time of year create a perfect opportunity for would-be thieves.
Our REALTORS® want you and your family to stay safe and secure while enjoying yourselves this holiday season. Here are six tips to help keep your home burglar-free.
Richland County, Ohio offers no shortage of fun places to enjoy the holiday season. From cutting a tree to hopping aboard a wagon ride, dozens of local farms and farm markets offer a chance to get into the Christmas spirit. Our REALTORS® are especially fond of Kleerview Farm, home of Santa's Barnyard Express!
Just 10 minutes outside Bellville, Ohio, Kleerview Farm is nestled in the Clear Fork Valley, surrounded by the rolling hills and farmlands of Richland County. Every year, countless locals and visitors flock to the 230-acre farm to cut Christmas trees, take part in all kinds of fun holiday happenings – and to meet the herd of reindeer that call Kleerview Farm home.
If you've been searching for a new home, you probably know that the residential real estate market slows down this time of year. That doesn't mean you have to postpone your search. The year-end holiday season offers the best opportunities to visit Mansfield homes for sale and seal the deal on your new home.
Our REALTORS® keep informed about regional marketing data. Their research shows that buying a home during the holidays makes sense, especially when you're a serious buyer. They share five good reasons why you should step up your home search during the holidays.
Since Independence Day is just around the corner, there's really no place like home to celebrate special holidays with family and friends. Ontario, Ohio is no exception. Our REALTORS® know that when it comes to celebrating, Ontario ranks second to none. Read on to find out what you'll love most when you buy one of our homes for sale in Ontario.
The end-of-year holiday season is a great time to look for a new home. If you've set your heart on a family-friendly community, Mansfield homes for sale have a lot to offer. Mansfield is just one of the warm and wonderful communities in the area. You'll also find exciting home choices in Loudonville, Ontario, and Ashland. As you tour regional homes, you can get to know each community by participating in seasonal activities. Christmas tree farms are a local tradition you're sure to enjoy.
Our REALTORS® live and work in the area. We enjoy the pure excitement of finding a Christmas tree on a farm and claiming it as our own. It's one of our favorite things to do in the Mansfield area and we want to share it with you. We've created a guide to local farms where you can have your own Christmas tree hunting adventure.
Decorating your home for the holidays is a tradition that dates back centuries, and it's still as fun as ever! While you're busy decking the halls, however, it's important to make sure that you prioritize safety at all items. Holiday lights, wreaths, trees, and decorations do pose some safety risks when installed improperly, but the good news is that there are plenty of simple steps you can take to decorate as safely as possible this holiday season. Our REALTORS® are looking forward to the holiday decorating fun, and we've put together a collection of tips to help you deck the halls safely for the holidays.