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Hummingbirds are amazing to watch, but they are often elusive. Here's how you can attract them.

One of the greatest delights of gardening can be attracting butterflies and birds to your property. And there's no greater thrill for backyard bird enthusiasts than finding they've also attracted hummingbirds among their avian visitors. These delightful aeronauts with their zipping, hovering, diving, and buzzing can amuse for hours. But now that you're settling into the dream home you chose from Beavercreek homes for sale, how do you attract hummingbirds to your property?

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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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Fireplace Tips for First-Time Owners - Wright-Patt Realty

A fireplace can bring comfort and warmth into your home. It can also bring tragedy and devastation if you are not careful with this fabulous feature. Our REALTORS® wish you and your family many memorable gatherings and happy holidays around the hearth which is why we strongly recommend adhering to these six fireplace safety tips.

  1. Professionally Clean & Service the Fireplace
    Chimney fires are a leading cause of home loss. Professional chimney sweeps will remove the creosote that causes chimney fires. This byproduct of combustion sticks to the chimney walls and requires special tools and training to remove effectively. Further, make sure that the fireplace is well-maintained. Promptly repair any damaged flues, doors, or other components that could pose a hazard to the home.

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Beavercreek Area Bike Trails-Wright-Patt Realty

The pleasant weather of spring provides the perfect excuse to explore all of the outdoor attractions around the Beavercreek area, including the area's many parks, trails, and scenic spots. So why not explore on two wheels, and enjoy a great workout in the process?

May is National Bike Month, an annual event encouraging everyone to enjoy the fun and healthy lifestyle that comes with regular bike rides. Riding a bike is an excellent way for residents and visitors of all ages to explore all the natural beauty that the Beavercreek area has to offer, and you'll find no shortage of local trails where you can enjoy a ride.

Our REALTORS® have the details on some of the best trails in the Beavercreek area where you can celebrate National Bike Month this year.

Beavercreek Area Bike Trails

  1. Dayton-Kettering Connector – Riverscape MetroPark to Hempstead Station Road
    Travel through a number of scenic local communities, passing both Kettering homes for sale and Oakwood homes for sale, as you explore the Dayton-Kettering Connector Trail. Clocking in at 7.1 miles, the Dayton-Kettering Connector features sections of paved trails along with shared roadways. Part of the trail follows the same route as a local, historic rail line, which carried goods and people from nearby communities to Dayton. In addition to seeing the sights, this is a great trail if you like to use your bike to commute between local communities.

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Why Make the Move to Oakwood Ohio

Oakwood Ohio Buying a House

Searching for a home in Oakwood, Ohio?  Located just a stone's throw from Dayton and Kettering, Oakwood is one of the Buckeye State's most charming communities. Founded in 1908, Oakwood can be described as a quiet place to start a family, pursue a career or settle into your golden retirement years. At just under 10,000 residents, it is the perfect place to become part of a tight little community.

The local housing market continues to increase with the median sales price for a home at just over $150,000. These increases are due in part to Oakwood's small size and close proximity to Dayton and Kettering which make it a popular place for commuters eager to live in a small town while still enjoying the benefits of city life. It shows in the population whose median age is a very young and vibrant 40-year old. 

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