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If you're selling your home, it's important that you ace the appraisal. Here's how to prep right.

If you're poised to list your home among Beavercreek homes for sale or Centerville homes for sale, your real estate agent has probably given you the lowdown on appraisals. Just to reprise what you probably were told: 1. If you really need to know how much your home is worth, you may have to order your own appraisal; and 2. A potential buyer may need to order an appraisal on your home to see if it's worth what you're asking for it. They can then seek a loan for the amount that you're asking if the appraisal figure agrees with it.

Regardless of whether this is your appraisal or your potential buyer's, you will need to get ready and put your best foot forward. What kinds of things will be looked at for an appraisal? This isn't exactly a staging, but it has aspects of that process. For now, the appraisal prep step is more like a general sprucing up. So let's roll up our sleeves and get busy.

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Valentine's Day is right around the corner! Here's where you can find the best chocolate and candy gifts in Beavercreek.

Sometimes finding the right Valentine's Day gift can be a challenge. You want something meaningful, but you also need to find the time to shop around. Luckily, Valentine's Day is practically synonymous with sweets and chocolates. Candy and other sweet treats aren't the most original gift ideas, but nobody is going to complain when they're receiving delectable, hand-crafted candy. If you still need to find a  gift this month, Our REALTORS® love these one-stop shops for finding delicious Valentine's sweet treats.

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Barista Day is coming up, so be sure to start your day off right by visiting these local businesses!

March 1 has been designated as Barista Day to help celebrate these coffee artists who help us stay well caffeinated and fueled throughout the day. Our REALTORS® recommend grabbing a coffee at one of these local shops around Beavercreek and thanking your barista while you're there:

  • Coffee Hub – 81 E. Main St., Xenia, OH 45385  
    Wherever your coffee preferences lie, chances are excellent you'll find what you're looking for on the Coffee Hub menu. Choose from drip coffee, several types of pour-over, Americano, or latte at the cafe after stopping by some Xenia homes for sale. And if you prefer your coffee cold, you can choose a house-made cold brew, iced Americano, or iced latte. Save room for breakfast or a treat like a peanut butter and jelly or Nutella waffle, a Coffee Hub's Best Darn Apple Fritter, or the customer favorite Giant Cinnamon Roll. Hours are 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday and 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday.

  • EPIC Coffee Shoppe – Castle Hills Shopping Plaza, 22 W. Stroop Rd., Kettering, OH 45429   
    EPIC Coffee Shoppe, located near Kettering homes for sale, is an attractive café that has become an atmospheric destination for coffee lovers. Get your day going with your choice of drinks like the Red Eye (an espresso shot topped with daily brew) or the Royale (espresso over ice cream and raspberry-topped). French pastries are also available, so indulge in one to complete your café experience. Hours are 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

  • Lefty's Eats & Espresso – 2 W. Main St., Fairborn, OH 45324
    The name of Lefty's Eats & Espresso, located near Fairborn homes for sale, says it all since the café serves up plenty of delicious coffee drinks as well as an extensive menu of soups, salads, sandwiches, and more. Choose from favorites such as an espresso shot, Americana, latte, or cappuccino and make time for something to eat. If you're going for breakfast, try the Cajun Chicken Scrambled (three scrambled eggs topped with a Cajun-seasoned chicken breast, tomatoes, and a jack/cheddar blend cheese). Or go later in the day to enjoy dishes like crab and shrimp pasta or a Cubano sandwich to go along with your coffee. Hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.

  • Boosalis Baking and Café – Cross Pointe Shopping Center, 175 E. Alex Bell Rd. #280, Centerville, OH 45459
    Boosalis Baking and Cafe may be well known for their baked goods, but they also serve freshly brewed gourmet coffee that's the perfect accompaniment to any of their treats. Their food is made from scratch every day with 100% natural ingredients, so order a salad, sandwich, or French-inspired pastry that's made with European-grade butter. Your choices include a variety of scones — including white chocolate cherry and cranberry orange — each made with pure cream and honey and mixed by hand to make its texture tender. Hours for the café, convenient to Centerville homes for sale, are 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Contact Wright-Patt Realty to tour more beautiful properties like Beavercreek homes for sale, and find out about our thriving local shops and businesses that you'll want to visit. 


Beavercreek offers some lovely locations for getting married. Here are some of our top picks for small wedding venues in Beavercreek.

On average, a couple spends 22 hours working with their selected wedding venue. Our REALTORS® know that the right venue can make a significant difference in the flow and atmosphere of your wedding festivities. They also know you'd have difficulty finding a better place to get married than in Beavercreek. Here are some of the top venues for small weddings located in and around Beavercreek homes for sale

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Best Pet for Your Home - Wright-Patt Realty

Pets bring unconditional love and joy into any household and are wonderful additions to any family. Choosing the right pet for your home is dependent on several factors: work-life balance, household, and preferred leisure activities. Our REALTORS® can help you decide which pets are best for these Beavercreek homes for sale.

  • The Young Professional
    The Young Professional is in her 20s or 30s. Her work hours are unpredictable; sometimes she comes home at five, and other times she works late. Her free time is active, but also flexible. She goes on runs and hikes and frequents cafes and bars.

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Dining Room Staging - Home Sellers - Wright-Patt Realty

The formal dining room might have been a must-have in the not-so-distant past, but it's rapidly losing its meaning in today's households. Maybe you never (or nearly never) use your dining room because you have a casual dining space in your kitchen or living room, yet you have the bones of a house with space devoted to a formal dining room. Don't be afraid to break with tradition and set that square footage to work for you. Here are our REALTORS® favorite ideas of what to do with your underutilized or empty dining room.

  • Try a Home Office
    Why work at the dining table when you can claim your unused dining room as your office. Whether your work from home, need a place to manage finances, or just need a quiet place for the weekend, this is a great spot to set up a desk and shelving, display the family activities calendar, and create storage for office files and mail. Most dining rooms don't have doors, but if you don't mind the idea, you can create a really nice open office or study.

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Cheese Shops Around Beavercreek - Wright-Patt Realty

Whether you enjoy it on a sandwich, on a beautifully arranged charcuterie board, or on its own, there are few culinary experiences that can top the perfect piece of cheese. But did you know that there's a day dedicated to enjoying all of your favorite cheeses? Cheese Lovers Day takes place every year on January 20, presenting the perfect opportunity to visit some of your favorite cheese shops and delis located around Beavercreek. Ready to celebrate? Our REALTORS® have all the delicious details on where to pick up your supplies for Cheese Lovers Day in the Beavercreek area.

  • Murray's Cheese – 3165 Dayton Xenia Rd., Beavercreek, OH 45434
    With multiple locations near Beavercreek homes for sale and beyond, Murray's Cheese is sure to have what you need to celebrate Cheese Lovers Day this year. Murray's Cheese has long been known for offering one of the best selections of deli items that you'll find anywhere, making this is a great place to shop if you're looking for something special that's not available at every deli.

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Lower Your Heating Bill - Homeownership - Wright-Patt Realty

Wouldn't it be nice to keep the temperature of your home more comfortable this winter and save money on your heating bill in the process? Whether through home improvement projects or simple, smart tips for saving energy around the house, there are plenty of ways to save money on heating during the coldest months. As a bonus, some of the best tips for reducing your heating bill will also help you eliminate drafts and make it easier to keep your home at just the right temperature. Our REALTORS® are here to help you get started with five tips for reducing your heating bill.

  1. Have Your Furnace Serviced Every Year
    Besides the fact that you definitely want your furnace to be working at its best when the cold weather comes, having your furnace serviced annually helps save on heating bills. An experienced pro can check for any issues with your heating system, make sure it's working at maximum efficiency, and help ensure that you have a cozy, comfortable winter. After your furnace is serviced, don't forget to replace the filter every month or as often as is recommended by the manufacturer.

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Under Cabinet Lighting Selection - Wright-Patt Realty

Lighting is one of the most important aspects of any kitchen design, which is why our REALTORS® are always quick to recommend good under cabinet lighting. Installing under cabinet lighting fixtures are a great way to add a touch of elegance to your kitchen. Not only does it make for a great decorative element, but it also helps to make food prep safer and more efficient. Best of all, it's affordable and easy to install. 

Different types of lighting provide various degrees of aesthetics and energy efficiency, so it's important to learn about the different varieties available on the market before choosing the option best for your home. These are the four most popular types of under cabinet lighting:

  • LED Lighting
    LED lighting is the most popular form of under cabinet lighting, but it's also the most expensive. On the plus side, it's also the most energy-efficient, produces less heat, and lasts two to three times longer than other lighting options. LED bulbs produce millions of colors, which creates a pleasing ambiance. They also have dimming capabilities that provide homeowners control over the appropriate level of brightness. We love how some of these Beavercreek homes for sale have incorporated dimmable LED lighting underneath the kitchen cabinets.

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Restaurants for Thanksgiving - Beavercreek, OH - Wright-Patt Realty

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's not too early to start firming up your holiday plans. If you'd rather skip the work and simply spend the holiday enjoying a flavorful meal with your family, you might want to consider getting your Thanksgiving dinner from a local restaurant this year.

While the Covid-19 pandemic may lead to limited seating, many area restaurants are also offering take out specials this year. Our REALTORS® pulled together a list of local restaurants that traditionally serve dinner on Thanksgiving.

  1. Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurant - 5220 Cornerstone N. Blvd., Centerville, OH 45440
    Cooper's Hawk is always a popular location on Thanksgiving. Space is limited, so we recommend making reservations early if possible. They traditionally serve a wonderful prix fixe meal with roasted turkey, stuffing, green beans, and butternut squash soup as options on the menu. After dinner, cruise by one of these nearby Centerville homes for sale.

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Beavercreek Area Restaurants for Dessert - Wright-Patt Realty

Doesn't it seem like many holidays are just an excuse to enjoy food? Get straight to the point on Wednesday, October 14 by celebrating Dessert Day. Stop in for a sugar rush at one of these great shops and bakeries around Beavercreek recommended by our REALTORS®.

  • Chantilly Cream Dessert Shop - 407 W. Main St., Fairborn, OH 45324
    Just the name Chantilly Cream Dessert Shop is enough to make you drool. For more than 25 years, Chantilly Cream has been turning out homemade European-style tortes, cobblers, cakes, pies, and tarts. Each day, a selection of specialty desserts are sold by the slice so you can satisfy that craving for sweets. Can't live by dessert alone? Pick up some of their $20 Wednesday comfort-food dinners to go after a day of viewing Fairborn homes for sale. Chantilly Cream opens at 10 a.m. Monday through Sunday, with extended hours on Wednesday until 6:30 p.m.

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Centerville Ohio Golf Yankee Trace
A trip to the local municipal golf course has long been a popular way to spend a day for anyone who loves golf because municipal courses are both affordable and convenient. But not every community is fortunate enough to have a championship-quality municipal golf course that ranks among the best places in the country to play. The Golf Club at Yankee Trace, located in Centerville, OH, more than fits the bill, and regularly ranks as one of the top quality municipal golf course in the country. Our REALTORS® have all of the exciting details on what makes Yankee Trace such a hot destination for anyone in the area who loves golf.

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Centerville Ohio July 4 Festival
Centerville, Ohio is a warm family-friendly town. This small community is a short drive from Dayton, Wright Patterson AFB, and other regional destinations. You'll appreciate the attractive homes, good schools, beautiful parks, and family-focused lifestyle. If you plan to tour Centerville homes, why not visit during our community's July 4 festivities to get a real taste of what living in Centerville is all about? You can enjoy the 45th Annual Americana Festival.

Our REALTORS® live and work in the Centerville area. We enjoy the Americana Festival because it's a great way to get to know the city and its residents. If you plan to attend, here's what you need to know.

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Centerville Ohio Hometown Holiday Walk
The holiday season is the perfect time to tour Centerville homes for sale . November weather is just right for a brisk autumn stroll. Gentle winds inspire trees to release their final sprays of red, gold and orange. Christmas reds and twinkling lights give the city a charming holiday glow. You can join us in welcoming the wonderful season at the Hometown Holiday Walk in the Heart of Centerville.

The annual Holiday Walk is a great way to begin your holiday season. Our REALTORS® appreciate this event because it offers a great opportunity to experience Centerville's warm community atmosphere. Here are a few more details about this enjoyable seasonal event.

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