Wendy Anderson's Blog Posts

Sipping Sunshine: Exploring "Main Squeeze" in Clermont, FL

There's something refreshing about a quaint store that specialized in one thing and does it exceptionally well. Those of you that know me know that I *might* be a lemonade addict. Our daughter,,

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Unique Mortgage Products with NextMortgage and Kristin Eck

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Kristin Eck, Regional Manager with NextMortgage and talk about select mortgage loan products they offer. Here's a link to the video.We went through

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Fixing An Interior Door That Won't Stay Open

Have you ever had that door in your home that won't stay open or closed? For those of you that don't know I'm a YouTube video junkie and can find a solution to everything. Months ago I remember

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Sweet Delights: Corbo's Bakery Cafe in Little Italy, Cleveland

Opened as Corbo’s Dolceria in 1958, Corbo's Bakery Cafe quickly became a neighborhood staple in the heart of Little Italy, Cleveland. With a legacy spanning over six decades, this beloved

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A Relaxing Escape: My Experience at Marigold Wellness Center

Yesterday, my friend and I were feeling extra fancy, and we thought, "Hey, why not treat ourselves?" We ended up at Marigold Wellness Center in Wadsworth, OH. This place is a total vibe, offering

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Understanding Homeowners Insurance

Homeowners insurance is more than just a requirement; it's your safety net against unexpected events. While lenders mandate it, understanding its coverage is crucial. Here's what a standard policy

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How Much Can You Save By Putting 20% Down???

Real Estate Trivia! 🏡 How much can you save with a 20% down payment? 💰 Making a 20% down payment can save you a ton in the long run because you avoid private mortgage insurance )! 🙌&

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What Color Is Your Front Door?

Your front door sets the tone for your home's first impression. It's your chance to express your unique style. Consider the ambiance you want to create. Is your home cozy and welcoming, or elegant

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Peter Luger's Vegas Adventure

Ever since I’ve known my husband, Scott, he’s talked about wanting to eat at the famous Peter Luger Restaurant in Brooklyn, NY. We haven’t made it there yet – well kind of.

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Smart Seller Hacks: Elevate Your Home's Appeal Without Breaking the Bank!

Hey there, homeowners! If you're getting reaty to sell your home and wondering how to give it a fresh facelift without burning a hole in your pocket, you're in the right place. As your greater

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Souvenirs of the Heart: Choosing Christmas Ornaments Over Things During Vacation

Vacations, for many of us, are an escape from the routines of daily life—a chance to explore new places, savor unique experiences, and create lasting memories. As someone who finds joy in the

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Exploring Candy Cane Trail at Freer Field

Have you checked out the awesome new Candy Cane Trail at Freer Field? It's seriously cool! Grandpa's Cheesebarn and BCU Electric teamed up with the City of Ashland and the Ashland County Park

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Dinner in Loudonville: Black Fork Bistro and Stela's Ice Cream Shoppe

Loudonville, a town in Southern Ashland County, is a hidden gem for food enthusiasts. On Saturday night my family and I enjoyed some really good food at Black Fork Bistro, followed by some ice cream

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Lights, Camera, Gratitude: A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Clients for Making Our Annual Movie Event a Success

Lights dimmed, popcorn popped, laughter rang out and tears echoed through the theater – our annual movie event was a spectacular hit. It wouldn't have been possible without our amazing.

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Fixer Upper in Mansfield, OH

If you're looking for a fixer upper here's the home for you. Here's the link: https://wendyanderson.nexthomenextstepp.com/details.php?mls=415&mlsid=9059421Interested in a walkthrough video?

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The Sweetest Obsession: Crumbl Cookies

Hey there, fellow cookie enthusiasts! If you haven't heard of Crumbl Cookies yet, you're in for a treat! Crumbl has taken the cookie world by storm, and today, we're diving into the delicious

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🏡📢 Calling all Buyers and Sellers in Ashland, Ohio! 📢🏡

Calling all Buyers and Sellers in Ashland, Ohio! Date: September 2023 Let's talk about the latest market trends in Ashland, Ohio, using data from RPR's Market Trends: Currently, there is a low

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Meet Dennis Reed: Your Go-To Source for Home Financing at Fairway Mortgage

Frequently, we are asked about residential loans and lenders so I thought it would be a great opportunity to ask Dennis a few questions.Thanks for joing me today, Dennis. You've always been a great

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Thinking Of Switching Brokerages? Get A List Of Brokerage Benefits!

Are you a REALTOR® in the Ashland, Richland, or Wayne Counties and thinking of switching brokerages?We'd love to talk to you about our culture and over 35 brokerage benefits. Want the list of

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Discovering Mindy, Body & Soul: A Spa Experience Like No Other

Hey there, fellow wellness enthusiasts! Today, I want to share with you an incredible discovery I made in Ontario that left me feeling rejuvenated and pampered. Picture this: a tanning and

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Unlocking Your Homeownership Dreams: A Conversation With Illya Boronka Of Mechanics Bank

Mechanics Bank in Mansfield has long been a preferred loan partner of NextHome Next Stepp. Recently my husband, Scott, and I used Mechanics for our own home loan and our loan officer was Illya

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Your Guide to FHA Loan Paperwork: Turning Homeownership Dreams into Reality

If you're on the path to purchasing your very own slice of the American dream, you've probably come across FHA loans. These Federal Housing Administration-backed loans are a fantastic option for

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Demystifying Loans: Insights from a Conversation with Loan Officer Adam Bracken

Hello Friends-Today we're talking with Adam Bracken, Loan Officer with Equitable Mortgage. He's giving us some great information about loans and what's all involved. Let's dive in.* What types of

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Demystifying VA Loan Documents: Your Path to a New Home

If you're a veteran or currently serving in the military, first, thank you for your service. Second, if you're looking to embark on the exciting journey of purchasing a home, you might have heard of

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7 Benefits Of Buying A Home

7 Benefits of Buying a HomeInterest rates are only one factor when it comes to buying a house now. ReadVisit houselogic.com for more articles like this.© Copyright 2023 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

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Navigating the Paper Trail: Documents Needed for a Conventional Loan

Hey there, future homeowners and mortgage hunters! If you're on the exciting journey towards purchasing your dream home, you've probably heard about conventional loans. These loans are a popular

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How To Make A Homemade Window Cleaner That Actually Works

How to Make a Homemade Window Cleaner That Actually WorksWhip up a DIY product that cleans your windows without the chemicals. ReadVisit houselogic.com for more articles like this.© Copyright

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The Instagram-Worthy Home: Why Good Real Estate Photography Matters

My biggest pet peeve/obsession – bad real estate photos! You know you’ve seen them. Photos of a tilted, dark house, a single cabinet, or the worst one yet – a toilet. Gone are the

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A New Client Benefit - NextHome Concierge

Last month NextHome announced a new client benefit - NextHome Concierge.We're excited for this new client benefit and have enjoyed seeing it in action. Days leading up to and after the closing, a

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Why Canine Companions?

We are often asked about our partnership with Canine Companions - a non-profit organization that provides highly trained assistance dogs to people with disabilities.Canine Companions are

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Wallpaper Trends In Ashland

**Fourth in a five-part series with Jon Miller, Manager, Ashland Sherwin

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Painting Project Tips!

**Third in a five-part series with Jon Miller, Manager, Ashland Sherwin WilliamsWe’re back at it talking all things painting! It's time to talk about some exciting developments from the

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Let's Talk Popular Kitchen Cabinet Colors In Ashland!

**Second in a five-part series with Jon Miller, Manager, Ashland Sherwin WilliamsHello Ashland! I'm back with another exciting paint topic to chat about. Today, we're going to talk about one of the

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Ashland Sherwin Williams Top 5 Paint Colors!

**First in a five-part series with Jon Miller, Manager, Ashland Sherwin WilliamsAshland Sherwin Williams Top 5 Paint Colors: Are you wondering what paint colors your neighbors have in their home? Or

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The Top Dog Of 2023 - French Bulldog

Our mascot and friend, Luke, has officially been named the AKC Dog of the Year, and for good reason! The adorable French Bulldog is known for their affectionate personality and compact size, making

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Common Mistakes When Closing on a Home

Common Mistakes When Closing on a HomeHear what title pros say to do — and not do — before closing on a house. ReadVisit houselogic.com for more articles like this.© Copyright

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4 Smart Home Devices: which Are Right for Your Home?

4 Smart Home Devices: Which Are Right for Your Home?Smart home devices can be clever choices for your home and your budget. ReadVisit houselogic.com for more articles like this.© Copyright

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How to Shop Around for a Mortgage Loan

How to Shop Around for a Mortgage LoanHome buyers who do mortgage loan shopping can avoid leaving money on the table. ReadVisit houselogic.com for more articles like this.© Copyright 2022

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Can I Claim the Mortgage Interest Deduction?

Can I Claim the Mortgage Interest Deduction?Details can be tricky. Double-check yourself with these tax rules affecting homeowners. ReadVisit houselogic.com for more articles like this.©

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How Smart Home Technology Can Be a Selling Point

How Smart Home Technology Can Be a Selling PointHome technology smarts are the new area for real estate bragging rights. ReadVisit houselogic.com for more articles like this.© Copyright 2022

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Smart Home Security Gets Even Smarter - and Easier

Smart Home Security Gets Even Smarter — and EasierSmart home security can give you a (virtual) lock on protecting your home and peace of mind. ReadVisit houselogic.com for more articles like

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10 Ways to Make Your Bathroom Feel Like a Spa

10 Ways to Make Your Bathroom Feel Like a SpaGet tips for adding value to your home and making your bathroom a luxury escape. ReadVisit houselogic.com for more articles like this.© Copyright

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What You Need to Know About Quartz Countertops

What You Need to Know About Quartz CountertopsYour kitchen needs countertops with looks and durability. See if quartz is right for you. ReadVisit houselogic.com for more articles like this.©

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What Is An Egress Window?

What Is an Egress Window?These escape hatches also add natural light and ventilation to basements. ReadVisit houselogic.com for more articles like this.© Copyright 2022 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

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How to Choose the Right Laminate Flooring

How to Choose the Right Laminate FlooringSo many flooring choices. Laminate can stand up to tough treatment and still look good. ReadVisit houselogic.com for more articles like this.©

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Interested in Joining NextHome Next Stepp? Find out here!

Interested in joining NextHome Next Stepp? Watch the video below for more.

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How to Organize Your Refrigerator

How to Organize Your RefrigeratorBy: Courtney CraigLeftovers gobbling up space in your refrigerator? Here are some tips for keeping things organized, efficient, and tasty.A well-organized

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Choosing the Right Hardwood Flooring

How to Find the Right Hardwood FlooringHardwood is a top choice for flooring. What options are right for you? ReadVisit houselogic.com for more articles like this.© Copyright 2022 NATIONAL

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Hot Property Of The Day!

Check out this hot NextHome Next Stepp property of the day - 1900 W. Cook Rd., Mansfield OH 44906https://wendyanderson.nexthomenextstepp.com/details/?mlsid=225650&mls=463&ppc=Paid+Marketing+

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