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DeLena Ciamacco is a well-known, respected Top Producing Realtor in Central Ohio. Her myriad of accomplishments, recognition, and professional credentials as they relate to Real Estate, make her a perfect individual to provide insight to the masses on all aspects of Real Estate sales. Her creativity and honest approach to marketing Real Estate has enabled her to succeed in her career. DeLena’s philosophy is “An educated and well prepared Buyer or Seller is a smart Buyer or Seller”. Her desire is to inform the public, by pulling from her 20+ years of Real Estate sales & Marketing, what is necessary to get to a successful closing in these challenging times.

Friday, December 27, 2019

Timeline for a Successful Move | Presented by DeLena Ciamacco



8 WEEKS OUT –

  • Create a moving budget to know how much you can spend on a moving service & supplies.

  • Research moving companies for price quotes and their accreditations.

  • Organize all of your moving information (research on moving companies, receipts, list of items  you are moving, etc.) in one folder.

  • Make a list of all the specialty items (piano, gym

    equipment, etc.) you will have to move and plan accordingly.

  • Start the purging process and separating out items you will either donate or sell.


6 WEEKS OUT –

  • Sell or donate items you designated during the purging process.

  • Gather supplies (moving boxes, tape, markers, bubble wrap, etc.) you will need for the moving process.

  • Measure large pieces of furniture to make sure they will fit in your new place.

  • Choose your moving date and make sure it works with others involved in the move.


AT LEAST 4 WEEKS OUT –

  • Book the moving company with written confirmation of moving date, costs and any specific requests.

  • If needed, purchase moving insurance.

  • Begin packing with items you aren’t currently using including out-of-season items.

  • Label all boxes and keep a list of what items are included in each box.

  • Separate items you will want to transport yourself on moving day and hold them in one specific place.


  • Change addresses at the post office and for any subscriptions you receive.

  • Notify the utility companies of your upcoming move so you can have the names changed over.


2 WEEKS OUT –

  • Confirm the moving date, costs and any specific requests with the moving company.

  • Use up food and cleaning items you will not move.

  • Start throwing things away so you can make plans if your trash exceeds the trashcan.


1 WEEK OUT –

  • Pack a suitcase with essentials (toiletries, clothing, medication, etc.) you will need soon after the move.

  • Create a plan for your pets and plants on moving day.


THE WEEK OF MOVING DAY –

  • Defrost the fridge and freezer.

  • Make plans to tip & feed the movers.

  • Arrange your moving day schedule including if anyone will help move either in or out, transportation options and food for moving day and day after.

  • Call utility companies to transfer utilities.


MOVING DAY –

  • Verify all details with the moving company when they arrive.

  • After furniture and boxes have been unloaded, take inventory to make sure everything is accounted for.

  • Do a final sweep and open every drawer and closet to ensure no item is left behind.




Visit my website  www.DeLena.com for additional information about Real Estate and our Central Ohio Market!

DeLena Ciamacco
RE/MAX Connection, Realtors

Cell: (614) 882-6725
Email: delena@delena.com


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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

OCTOBER 2019 MARKET UPDATE!




OCTOBER 2019

Included in this blog post is a link to my Real Estate Update Newsletter. Please click on the link below to get the latest Real Estate Update for October! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call or email my office. 

614-882-6725
delena@delena.com

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

OPEN HOUSE IN WESTERVILLE!








OPEN HOUSE!
by Ursula Warnick!
7110 Hoover Reserve Court S, Westerville, OH 43081
Sunday, September 29nd
 1-3PM

This home is a MUST-SEE!

GORGEOUS TWO-STORY HOME!
 

GORGEOUS TWO-STORY HOME! ~1.5 acre wooded, cul-de-sac lot in a small subdivision tucked into woods backs to a metro park and close to Hoover Reservoir. ~$90,000 in recent updates & upgrades! Over 4,700 SF on 3 finished levels. Two-Story Foyer with wood floors opens to a Two-Story Great Room with wall of windows. Wood floors throughout most of the main floor. ''Dream'' Kitchen has wrap around 42'' maple cabinets, granite countertops and walks out to a custom paver patio. First Floor Den/5th Bedroom. Expansive Owner's Suite with walk-in closet and updated Bath with garden tub. Professionally finished Lower Level with Kitchenette/Bar, Billiard’s Room with fireplace, Media Room (perfect for game day) & Exercise Room. Everything you would want, and more! 4 BRs & 2.5 Baths. Westerville schools. Only $624,900! Call DeLena today!

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

SEPTEMBER 2019 MARKET UPDATE!




SEPTEMBER 2019

Included in this blog post is a link to my Real Estate Update Newsletter. Please click on the link below to get the latest Real Estate Update for September! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call or email my office. 

614-882-6725
delena@delena.com

Thursday, August 1, 2019

AUGUST 2019 MARKET UPDATE!




AUGUST 2019

Included in this blog post is a link to my Real Estate Update Newsletter. Please click on the link below to get the latest Real Estate Update for August! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call or email my office. 

614-882-6725
delena@delena.com

Monday, July 22, 2019

How to Remove Old Caulk in 4 Easy Steps





How to Remove Old Caulk in 4 Easy Steps

How to remove bathroom caulk? With patience - and plenty of it. It's not hard to do, but if you rush it, you'll regret it. Plus, a little patience pays off by making the job much, much easier. (houselogic.com) > Read More



Friday, July 19, 2019

6 Secrets Real Estate Agents Know About Kitchen Remodels





6 Secrets Real Estate Agents Know About Kitchen Remodels

Kitchen remodels can get quite pricey. Make sure you're concentrating on the right things to get the best value out of your renovation. Here are the top 6 remodeling secrets to pass along to sellers ready to prepare their home for selling. (popsugar.com) > Read More



Wednesday, July 17, 2019

10 Things to Get Rid of Now





10 Things to Get Rid of Now

Clutter in your home is probably affecting you more than you think. A clean home means less stress for you and your family. So what better time to start the decluttering process than now? (HGTV) > Read More



Monday, July 15, 2019

These May or May Not Be the Best Cities for First-Time Homebuyers





These May or May Not Be the Best Cities for First-Time Homebuyers

Mortgage marketplace Lending Tree recently ranked its best cities for first-time homebuyers, and the results are, well... let's just say it's great news if you'd like to live in Little Rock, Ark., which Lending Tree found to be the most hospitable U.S. city to first-time home buyers. (apartmenttherapy.com) > Read More



Friday, July 12, 2019

When a House Full of Hungry Friends Calls



When a House Full of Hungry Friends Calls

Dinners like this minimum effort, maximum payoff dish are your biggest ally while on vacation. (bonappetit.com) > Read More



Wednesday, July 10, 2019

How to Install a Beadboard Porch Ceiling





How to Install a Beadboard Porch Ceiling

Visions of lazy afternoons lounging in your own shaded haven have now been overtaken by how to avoid looking at the dreary underside of the porch roof. Rather than averting your eyes, grab your tool belt and start planning your next project: a new beadboard ceiling. (thisoldhouse.com) > Read More



Friday, July 5, 2019

Here's How to Spring Clean the Most Dusty, Germy Things in Your Home





Here's How to Spring Clean the Most Dusty, Germy Things in Your Home

It doesn't matter if you're a super-wired, early adopting techie or a classic neo-luddite who loves living the simple life, you've got some kind of electronics at home. (apartmenttherapy.com) > Read More



Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Small Efforts Get Renovation 5-Star Green Rating





Small Efforts Get Renovation 5-Star Green Rating

By adding together all the little ways a renovation can consider eco-friendliness and energy savings, one modest bungalow earned top honors from the country's oldest green building program. (www.thisoldhouse.com) > Read More



Monday, July 1, 2019

Dollar Store Minute to Win It





Dollar Store Minute to Win It

Your kids get one childhood. You don't have to make it magical, but you can make it memorable. (thechaosandtheclutter.com) > Read More



JULY 2019 MARKET UPDATE!




JULY 2019

Included in this blog post is a link to my Real Estate Update Newsletter. Please click on the link below to get the latest Real Estate Update for July! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call or email my office. 

614-882-6725
delena@delena.com

Friday, June 28, 2019

33 Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier





33 Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

You know, if the average homeowner moves every 7 years then it's easy to forget the most basic packing tips. My favorite? Color coding each room with labels and making a key so you know that "green" goes in the kitchen, "purple" goes to the master bedroom, and so on. (www.buzzfeed.com) > Read More



Wednesday, June 26, 2019

How to Pick the Right House For You





How to Pick the Right House For You

You've done your research, saved up for a down payment, and found a Realtor you adore. Now comes the next step: Find your dream house already! This is the really fun part, although it does come with its own unique challenges. (Realtor.com) > Read More



Monday, June 24, 2019

18 Playroom + Kids' Space Color Schemes We Love





18 Playroom + Kids' Space Color Schemes We Love

Step up your kids' space with one of these fresh, stylish color schemes. We'll show you how to pull off the palette with ease. (HGTV) > Read More



Friday, June 21, 2019

How to Know a Fixer-Upper Isn't a Money Pit





How to Know a Fixer-Upper Isn't a Money Pit

With inventories so tight, some home buyers may be giving a fixer-upper home a second thought. The price point and location may attract more buyers to bite, even though the home itself may need some TLC. But how do you tell a hidden gem from a hidden mess when shopping for a fixer-upper? (realtor.org) > Read More



Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Three $1 IKEA Staples You'll Always Find in My House





Three $1 IKEA Staples You'll Always Find in My House

Those tropes about walking into Target or Home Goods for one thing and walking out with armfuls? That's the IKEA Marketplace for me. (apartmenttherapy.com) > Read More



Monday, June 17, 2019

Interior Door Makeover Projects





Interior Door Makeover Projects

Doors inside our home take up a good amount of decorating real estate, and while most of us would love to upgrade to some more fancy options, that can be really pricey. (www.decoratingyoursmallspace.com) > Read More



Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Champagne Cocktail Is the Rented Tux of Mixed Drinks





The Champagne Cocktail Is the Rented Tux of Mixed Drinks

Champagne Cocktail? Imagine saying it, but as a question, the kind of fake question you ask casually, in a kind of exaggerated butler-from-a-movie voice while handing a guest in your home a glass filled with this bubbly, golden-hued concoction. (bonappetit.com) > Read More



Monday, June 10, 2019

New Building Materials Redefining Walls





New Building Materials Redefining Walls

You can't have a house without walls, yet so few people really consider the materials used to make up this vital component of a home. Learn how new materials, sprays, and decorative finishes offer so much more than just support for a roof. (realtor.org) > Read More



Friday, June 7, 2019

Popular Cabinet Door Styles for Your Kitchen





Popular Cabinet Door Styles for Your Kitchen

Attention homeowners: Avoid all potential Headaches and Heartbreak down the road and figure out which popular cabinet door styles work Best in your kitchen - no matter your Budget! (HouseTipster) > Read More



Monday, June 3, 2019

Fresh Avocado Pesto Recipe





Fresh Avocado Pesto Recipe

Avocados add a silky consistency and cheese-like richness to this dairy-free pesto recipe brought to you by Eating Well. > Read More



JUNE 2019 MARKET UPDATE!



JUNE 2019

Included in this blog post is a link to my Real Estate Update Newsletter. Please click on the link below to get the latest Real Estate Update for June! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call or email my office. 

614-882-6725
delena@delena.com

Friday, May 31, 2019

5 No-Nonsense Tips for Growing Healthy Tomatoes





5 No-Nonsense Tips for Growing Healthy Tomatoes

Tomatoes are a great addition to any edible garden. Though botanically a fruit, they're often used as a juicy addition to savory dishes. While tomatoes are one of the most commonly grown edible plants, they're also one of the most problematic. (BHG) > Read More



Wednesday, May 29, 2019

How to Use the Other 3 Sides of Your Box Grater





How to Use the Other 3 Sides of Your Box Grater

There's more than one side to a box grater. We know. Shocking. The side you always use, the one that shreds cheese to make it look like it does in the package, is great, but you should be exploring. (bonappetit.com) > Read More



Monday, May 27, 2019

A Step-by-Step Guide to Buying a Home





A Step-by-Step Guide to Buying a Home

Let's say one morning you wake up and realize that you're ready to buy a home. You're tired of paying rent with nothing to show for it, and you figure that it's time to get into a home of your own. But you have reservations. (thebalance.com) > Read More



Friday, May 24, 2019

Essential Guide to Grilling Vegetables





Essential Guide to Grilling Vegetables

Want to know how to grill vegetables like a pro? Get them perfect every time with these tips. (cooksillustrated.com) > Read More



Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Before and After: It's Hard to Believe This is the Same House





Before and After: It's Hard to Believe This is the Same House

As nice as it is to see Before & After projects that seem totally approachable - $15 under-cabinet lighting, a refreshed bathroom - aspirational whole-house renovations are highly entertaining and inspiring. (apartmenttherapy.com) > Read More



Monday, May 20, 2019

How to Decorate Your Home With Vintage Signs





How to Decorate Your Home With Vintage Signs

If you're searching for something to feature in your decor that's one-of-a-kind - really, truly one-of-a-kind - look no further than a vintage sign. Each sign has its own brand of patina, rusted spots and worn areas that won't quite match another sign in the world. (thespruce.com) > Read More



Friday, May 17, 2019

7 Things You Need to Declutter Before You Spring Clean





7 Things You Need to Declutter Before You Spring Clean

Spring cleaning often isn't about organizing or decluttering as much as it's about dusting and washing and mopping, and scrubbing all the winter dust and yuck from our living spaces. (apartmenttherapy.com) > Read More



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