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Have you ever wondered how Greene County became such a great place to live? Here are the spots where you can explore our local history.

Whether you're just shopping for Beavercreek homes for sale or Xenia homes for sale, or you've recently moved into one, you're going to want to know more about the neighborhood. Our REALTORS® are thrilled to make recommendations about what to see and where to go in Greene County. One of our favorite excursions is to local historical sites.

Let's take a look at some of the best places to get to know local history.

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Smart technology is easy to use and can save you money in the long run. Here is the tech to install in your home.

Isn't technology amazing in all the ways it's becoming intertwined with our lives, our households, and our processes? Take, for instance, the dazzling array of monitoring devices that are available. A few years ago, most homeowners could easily count two or three smoke detectors in their homes. Then, we started adding carbon monoxide monitors. Now we're onto water leak monitors, and maybe you're aware of even more monitoring devices that can save you money when you use them correctly.

Here are a few that you should look into as you move into the home you bought from Beavercreek homes for sale. Or, maybe you're getting ready to list your home. Smart technology can actually boost the price of your home, so our REALTORS® suggest you check it out.

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If you still have some holiday shopping left to finish, stop by these Greene County craft fairs and local businesses.

There are all sorts of reasons to shop locally. It's a convenient drive from the Beavercreek homes for sale and Xenia homes for sale where you're considering buying a new home. It reduces your carbon footprint by cutting down on driving. You're supporting local businesses and investing in your community. Plus, if you shop at local shows and shops, you're likely to find unique items not available elsewhere and possibly at a good price.

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Junk drawers can be frightening, but they don't have to be. Here's how you can keep them organized.

It's a bit of a paradox: You created that junk drawer so you'd have essential things close at hand and wouldn't have to rummage around for them. But now that drawer is such a horror of disorder and confusion that you're at the point of taking it out, dumping contents in the garbage, and starting all over. But wait! There is help, and we promise it won't take all day to sort out that drawer and get it shipshape.

Our REALTORS® are experts at advising you on how to buy or sell a home, but they're also tied into experts on furnishing and organizing homes to get maximum enjoyment from them. Do you need some advice on junk drawers or anything else to do with enjoying that dream home you chose from Beavercreek homes for sale? Let's start by reading these tips.

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Just because it's hot out doesn't mean you need to suffer! These Beavercreek ice cream stores have you covered.

New to the neighborhood? As you're settling into the dream home you chose from Beavercreek homes for sale or Xenia homes for sale, you're likely exploring the local businesses. What's more important in the summertime than cooling off with ice cream? Once you've got things put away, we've got some recommendations for your first family outing to the local ice cream store.

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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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Winter Weather Hiking - Beavercreek, OH | Wright-Patt Realty

Oh, the weather outside isn't too frightful. In fact, our REALTORS ® love the winter season around Beavercreek. The white snow peacefully blankets our favorite green spaces, inviting us to see a new side to our most traveled trails. Are you looking to get a breath of fresh air in this winter wonderland? Then lace up your boots and enjoy the winter weather on a hike at one of these trails around Beavercreek.

  1. Creekside Reserve — 761 Factory Rd., Beavercreek, OH 45434
    If you've toured any of our Beavercreek homes for sale, then you've probably seen the Little Beaver Creek and Beaver Creek waters flowing downstream. They converge right outside of the aptly named Creekside Reserve. This is known as one of the most beautiful outdoor areas, not only in Beavercreek, but in all of Ohio. The hiking trails will take you through meadows and forests, placing you right alongside the serene Little Beaver Creek.

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Christmas Tree Farms - Beavercreek, OH - Wright-Patt Realty

Thanksgiving is in the rearview and our REALTORS® are thankful that we can finally put up our Christmas trees. An artificial tree is a convenient decoration to have on hand but there's just nothing like picking, cutting, and displaying a real Christmas tree in your home. If you're struggling to find the perfect tree, we recommend visiting these Christmas tree farms around Beavercreek.


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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Fall Family Fun - Beavercreek, OH - Wright-Patt Realty

Halloween is almost here, and that means it's time for some fall-themed family fun. This includes carving pumpkins, going on hayrides, and finding the area's best corn mazes!

We love the holiday season in the Beavercreek area! Our REALTORS® always enjoy exploring local festivals and area pumpkin patches so they can share their best finds with new residents. Here are a few that they recommend visiting this year. 

  • Lucas Bros. Fall Fest 2020: 3229 Ferry Rd., Bellbrook, OH 45305
    Lucas Bros. Fall Fest is a fun, family-friendly event that runs every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from September 25th through November 1st. Some of the activities you'll find here include a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, farm animal interactions, and a free straw maze. If you have some time to spare, plan to take a hayride through the woods, and get lost in the almost 5-acre corn maze. 

    This picturesque farm is a short drive from Kettering, Springboro, and the surrounding Dayton area. It's also not far from some of the best Bellbrook homes for sale.

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Horse Boarding Around Beavercreek - Wright-Patt Realty

July 15th is National I Love Horses Day, and our REALTORS® are never surprised to learn how many local residents also own horses. 

If you're a horse owner who's been exploring Beavercreek homes for sale, you know that finding your dream home isn't enough. Before you're ready to relocate, you'll also need to find accommodations for your equine friends. Luckily, there are several excellent local stables where you can feel great about boarding your horse. 

  1. Sycamore Creek Stables - Beavercreek, OH
    Located not far from Colonel Glenn Highway and Wright Patterson Air Force Base, 25-acre Sycamore Creek Stables has been a popular boarding spot since 1971. This self-care facility allows you to stable, board, and pasture your horse for a reasonable monthly rate. They also offer a locked tack building and trailer parking. If you're looking for a family atmosphere without any drama, Sycamore Creek Stables is a great choice. 

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Green County Fairs and Festivals - Wright-Patt Realty

Summer in Greene County is a wonderful time to explore local communities and enjoy some of the biggest local events of the year. From fantastic 4th of July celebrations to the legendary Greene County Fair and the flavorful Kickin' Chicken Wings Fest, there's truly something for every resident and visitor to enjoy.

Whether you're new to the area or a long-time resident, these events are the ideal chance to see what makes life in Greene County so special. Our REALTORS® are ready for summer fun, and we've got the details on three great events coming to Greene County this summer.

Family-Friendly Festivities Around Greene County

  • City of Beavercreek 4th of July Parade & Fireworks – Rotary Park, 2260 Dayton Xenia Road, Beavercreek | 6 - 10:30 p.m. July 4
    You won't have to travel far from Beavercreek homes for sale to enjoy a memorable, family-friendly 4th of July celebration. The City of Beavercreek 4th of July Parade & Fireworks bookend a full day of fun in the city. Start your evening by taking in the parade which starts at 6 p.m., featuring appearances from local non-profit organizations, businesses, clubs, and neighborhood groups. Once the parade is complete, head over to Rotary Park, where you'll find a full evening of family fun. The party at the park features live entertainment throughout the evening, great food, and a children's play area packed with entertaining activities. Close out the evening with a truly spectacular fireworks show at 10 p.m.—the perfect way to cap off a day of patriotic fun in Beavercreek.

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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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Homeownership Prep Snow StormSnow storms are simply a fact of life in an Ohio winter, and it's important to be ready for them!  Even if you aren't in one of the major snow zones around Ohio, it's always a good idea to be ready in advance for whatever the season might throw at you. The sooner you get prepared, the easier it'll be to adapt if a big storm seems to roll up out of nowhere.

Let's look at some of the best ways to "winterize" your home for a storm:

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Homes for Sale in Xenia Ohio

When people ask, "What is the best thing about buying a house in Xenia, Ohio?" community spirit and hospitality immediately come to mind.  Dubbed the "City of Hospitality," residents welcome new residents relocating to Xenia with open arms.

Xenia has a friendly vibe.  It's not uncommon to walk down the street and get a "hello" or "good morning" whether you're a long-time neighbor or newcomer to Xenia.

With a population of about 27,000 residents, Xenia has a small-town feel; however, with its easy access to Dayton—only 15 miles away—Xenia locals can take advantage of business, employment, education, recreation and cultural opportunities found in a larger city.

Today, people are moving to cities that provide their families and themselves with a specific quality of living they've been searching for.  When people start their search for homes for sale in Xenia, they find a diverse and friendly city who is dedicated in working together to improve their community.  Xenia is described as a traditional Midwestern community focused on progress and growth.

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