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J.P. Grabenstetter Construction specializes in creating gorgeous living areas in the space you have downstairs

John Grabenstetter has always had a project going on. Growing up in Valley City in a family with six siblings, there was always something to fix. Even though John began a career in computer science after college, he never stopped building and fixing things. “My dad could do just about anything and taught us right along with him,” says...

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Having a proactive plan in place when you’re ready to downsize is the key to a low-stress transition

Nowadays, not all people downsizing are empty nesters who raised a family and now don't need all that extra room. Some people are buying second homes and want a smaller footprint in their hometown, while some buyers are just looking for a simpler life and are embracing minimalism. Unfortunately, in this current economic climate, other homeowners...

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Katy Dix Brahler has her finger on the pulse of what’s happening in real estate in Bay Village and Rocky River

In the fast-paced, unpredictable world of real estate, you don’t rise to the top and stay there for 27 years without having a keen sense of what’s next. I sat down with local Re/Max Realtor Katy Dix Brahler to catch a glimpse into her crystal ball about where the market on Cleveland’s west side—especially Bay Village and Rocky...

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A Final Thought: Facebook Memories

I gave up Facebook in May of 2020. We were still reeling from the Covid lockdown and my Facebook feed was filled with misinformation and vitriol. In addition, the Democrats were about to hold their convention to choose a presidential candidate to run against Donald Trump, and my friends on the left and right were fighting like children in a...

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A high-quality website with no money down

Many local business owners are unhappy with their websites, but don’t know where to turn. Some sites may have taken months to build and cost thousands of dollars yet they’re not what the business needs. Others may have been built inexpensively by a friend or family member who is now disconnected from the process. Still others were constructed...

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