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White House Releases Tax Credit Information

January 4, 2023 Climate Change By: Russell Riggs

The White House has released the first edition of a new resource titled Building a Clean Energy Economy: A Guidebook to the Inflation Reduction Act's Investments in Clean Energy and Climate Action, which provides clear descriptions of the law's tax incentives and funding programs to build a clean energy economy, lower energy costs, tackle climate change, and reduce harmful pollution.

The Inflation Reduction Act authorizes a combination of tax credits and tax deductions to…

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3 Features Dating Your Exterior and How to Fix Them

A few updates—big or small—can dress up a home’s outside.

January 2, 2023 Design & Architecture By: Melissa Dittmann Tracey

Buyers get their first impression of a home from its exterior, and a dated look on the outside may signal to them that the inside needs work, too. Jackie Mosher, cofounder of Dzinly(link is external), a virtual design platform enabling users to test different home exterior features, shares which styles are fading in popularity and offers suggestions to give them a fresh update.

Red brick: “Some call it a timeless look, but it hasn’t been on the top of a builder’s material list for a long…

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Perform a ‘Home Inspection’ While Hanging Holiday Lights

November 24, 2021 Home Inspections Holiday spread on a table

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Holiday decorating is in full swing, and as homeowners deck their halls, they may want to also use the festivities as an excuse to inspect several out-of-sight ares of their home.

Groundworks(link is external), a basement and foundations firm, offers up tips to spot needed repairs in the home while also hanging your holiday decor. Here are the top seven home issues they suggest looking for:

Electrical outlets

Is a plug no longer working? Outdoor outlets are…

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A guest Post by  Kaitlyn Troth of Troth Media. 


So, you’re pretty sure there’s a squirrel inside your attic. Maybe you heard the squirrel’s chittering, or scratching in the middle of the night, or you’ve discovered the damage left behind in its wake. What do you do now?

As the weather gets colder, your chance of finding an uninvited guest in the attic goes up, as the creature is simply going where it is warm. This is not an uncommon event for all sorts of critters (often mice) when the weather starts getting colder. It does not take them a lot of time to create an opening and then quickly build a nest. Unfortunately, you cannot allow them to stay up there, as squirrels are…

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winterize home, snow covered home, shoveling, freezing pipes


By:  REBAC Staff Posted:  10/24/2022 Twitter Facebook LinkedIn  

At this time of the year, you may wake up to colder temperatures and trade your sandals for sweaters. However, your house also needs help preparing for the changing seasons, especially if you live in an area where the temps can plummet and the snow can pile up. 

Get a jump on winter weather by taking these steps to safeguard your home.

Pack up summer yard essentials.

Many of the items that you use outdoors over the summer can be damaged by freezing temperatures, snow, and ice if they aren’t protected in advance:

1. Lawnmower - Leave the tank empty…

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Take a look at these five Zimmerman Realty listings that had price reductions!

4 Residential Properties located around Indian Lake

1 Commercial Property located in De Graff


Property 1

15760 OH-235, 40, Belle Center, OH 43310  

NOW $54,900

Great summer getaway at Waters Edge Camp Ground on Indian Lake. Come look at this furnished off-water 2006 Quail Ridge park model with excellent water views. This park model has 2 bedrooms on the first floor and a full bathroom. Outside, a 26x9 deck with Dura Built awning will let you enjoy the summer. Many restaurants nearby to enjoy, campground open from April-October. Come look at this before it's gone!


100 E. Miami Street, De Graff, OH 43318

NOW $139,900

Allow us to…

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Congratulations to our 6 Zimmerman Realty agents who earned the 2022 President's Sales Club Award for closing over a Million Dollars in sales in a 12 month period!

The President's Sales Club is a prestigious award presented by Ohio Realtors to the most elite within the Ohio real estate profession. It is awarded to only the top 10% of all of Ohio realtors! We couldn't be more excited for Doug Zimmerman, Libby Zimmerman, Kyle Springs, Julie Schrader, Chad Carey, and Ryan Beelman!

And a big THANK YOU to our amazing clients!!! Such success would be impossible without all of our clients who consistently trust us to put their needs first and to do the same with the friends and family they send our way. Again, CONGRATULATIONS we…

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Looking for a commercial space to start your new business? Or maybe move your existing business?

If so, keep scrolling and take a look at these 8 properties!

Number 1 – 1600 South Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311 – Offered at $879,000

An amazing opportunity for business location! This nearly 6300 square foot office building sits on a corner lot with 1.2 acres right off US-68! It features on-site parking, multiple office spaces, open areas, men and women’s restrooms, conference rooms and MORE! – Click here to see more of this property.

Interested? Contact Chad Carey! Ph. (937) 441-1257 | Chad@zimmermanrealty.com

Number 2 – 15617 State Route 273, Ridgeway, OH 43345 – Offered at $675,000

Investment opportunity awaits! This is your…

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I am a lifelong resident of Hardin County, and along with my wife Tammy, we have 2 children and 6 grandchildren. I attended Hondros College and obtained my real estate sales license. I have a great deal of knowledge about the area and surrounding counties, and along with the rest of the Zimmerman Realty team, will work hard to make buying or selling your home a pleasant and enjoyable experience.

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