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FEATURED LAND LISTING:
S/L 2 Cascades Drive, Aurora, OH 44202
$160,000
mls# 3426022
This is a gorgeous 4 acre lot in the one of most beautiful subdivisions in the Aurora School District. Situated on a quiet street surrounded by distinctive homes and a stunning wooded landscape this location is perfect for your dream home! This lot offers a potential walk-out basement and is only a few miles from...
 
Ted Otero on Live on Lakeside discussing the Home Builders Association 2013 Parade Homes and our feature home on Oxford Court in Orange Village!
The Plain Dealer Real Estate Section Front Page Features Winners of the 2013 Cleveland Choice Awards
With the ease of having just about any information you need at your fingertips here a few apps that may add some clarity when of remodeling or building a new home.
 
Sherwin Williams Color Snap
Device: iphone and Android
Capture real world colors and match them to Sherwin Williams Paint Colors.  With ColorSnap®, it's easy to take color inspiration from a photo in your library or one you just...
Fun Home Facts and Folklore
 
After a few years of building and remodeling homes for people you hear lots of ideas, superstitions and facts that revolve around home building.  Here are just few that we thought you would enjoy.
 
Up, up and away
You would need approximately 25,885 balloons per sq. foot to lift your home.
 
Name your home
In England it’s common to name your home, house...
Ever wonder how many balloons it would take to carry your home away like in the popular Pixar movie UP, in which a curious young boy tags along with a grumpy old man on a great adventure in a house boosted by balloons! Now you can find out with this simple tool above  Lift Your House with Balloons By Movoto Real Estate
 
One of the first questions clients ask us when talking about the price of their new home is "How much home can I afford?" With today's low mortgage rates and home affordability, the answer will amaze you.
 
First concentrate on monthly payments, not the overall price. Many home new build clients focus on the final price of their newly constructed home, the final price isn't what hits your bank...
It’s That Time of Year Again- Guidelines for Preparing Your Home for Winter
 
Happy December! It is once again that time of year to get outside and winterize your home while the weather is still mild. A little proactive work now can help save thousands of dollars and aggravation later. It is very important to ensure that the following items are reviewed on a yearly basis for the proper winter...
Otero Signature Homes would like to wish you and your family a fun-filled and safe holiday season.
As 2012 quickly comes to a close, we are taking this opportunity to reflect on the many exciting things that have occurred this year as well as prepare for the New Year.  We take pride in being on the cutting edge of technology and architectural design, and this year we received two prestigious Cleveland...
THIS WEEKEND!
Otero TV Spotlight Premieres on CBS.
Tune in to local Cleveland CBS TV Station Channel 19 at 12:30 p.m. to see the Otero Signature Homes Spotlight featuring interviews with Ted and Kelly Otero and past clients as well as guided tours of their homes; showcasing the beautiful craftsmanship, detail and hard work that goes into every Otero Signature Home. This TV spotlight also showcases...
TIME IS RUNNING OUT!
In less than a week Ted gets hauled off to jail! Please help up bail him out.
Hello,
I only have a short time left until I go to jail! On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 they are hauling me out of my office in handcuffs! Please help me raise my bail!  It is now or never! Please know that anything you are able to give goes to help children and adults in Northeast Ohio living with...
Now viewing our photo galleries, model homes, communities and remodels is even easier! Plus, check out our new current projects gallery, keep up with the projects we are working on now and watch them transform into somebody's dream home!  
Explore our website and spark your imagination,  the possibilities are endless!   
And don't forget to check back often, new photos and news will be added...
Expanding our social media horizons
Yes, you can find us on Facebook, and Pinterest, and if you are familiar with Houzz there too. We are now proud to introduce that you can now view videos and slide shows on You Tube! Otero Signature homes is adding new content regularly featuring slide shows of past and current projects and commercial segments that include interviews with Ted and Kelly Otero and...
Are there any rooms in your home that you are planning to renovate? Otero Signature Homes recently completed a kitchen and living room makeover and wanted to share it with you! We hope it gives you the inspiration you need to jump start your own room transformation.
Our client purchased an existing home, but was not happy with the kitchen and the great room. The basic white cabinetry in the kitchen...
Otero Signature Homes will now be using BuilderTREND an award winning web-based construction management program that empowers home builders and remodelers to provide a better building experience for their homebuyers, associates, and subcontractors.  This will allow Otero Homes to increase efficiency by organizing and communicating in real-time and allow 24/7 access to scheduling information, progress...
The old flooring was taken up and replaced with a beautiful dark hardwood. Old countertops, cabinets, and appliances where replaced with custom made and top of the line finishes and fixtures.
                                                   Kitchen Before                                         Kitchen After
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What will they think of next?  Building a custom home means your home is unique. We welcome new ideas every day, and enjoy bringing concepts to life for our clients.  Here are some clever ideas that can set your home apart from the rest.
 
Secret Passage -  Modern hidden rooms usually function for one of two purposes; fun or safekeeping. Our clients have used them as a secret entrance to a room,...
Otero Signature Homes is proud to announce that we are now a member of the CB/USA.
CB/USA is a buying group of over 250 builders that allows us  access to a network of “preferred vendors,” who are the best suppliers in our market.   The CB/USA requires their vendors and products to meet the highest standards by satisfying particular quality requirements.  By banding together with other CB/USA...
On June 30th, 2012 Otero Signature Homes hosted our annual VIP Party at Mavis Winkles in Independence, to thank our past, current and future clients for their loyalty and hard work throughout the process of building their new homes. It was an evening filled with delicious food, drinks, great company and entertainment from acoustic guitarist Chris Logsdon. Otero Signature Homes is so thankful to have...
Dates: June 9-10; 16-17; 23-24
Show hours:  Noon – 5pm
Location: 6990 Brecksville Road, Independence
Directions: Conveniently located between Hillside and Selig on the west side of Brecksville road.
Otero Signature Homes will be participating in the 2012 Parade of Homes.  Starting the weekend of June 9th, our featured home in Independence is a must see! The Amelia is a 2700 sf gorgeous 2-story...
On May 20, 2012 Ted Otero ran the Cleveland Half Marathon to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland. His goal was to raise $5000 to provide a home for 37 families throughout the next year, while their children undergo medical treatment at a Cleveland area hospital.
 With the encouragement and generous donations from so many people over the last few months, Ted was able to complete...
                                                                               
On May 20, 2012, Ted Otero will be running the Cleveland Half Marathon to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland, Ohio. His goal is to raise $5000 to sponsor a room at the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland for one year. Throughout...
 Have you jumped on the bandwagon yet?
Pinterest is an online photo sharing website that allows you to “pin” images you find on the web. You can categorize the images by theme and share them with other Pinterest members who follow you. If you like an image posted by someone you follow on Pinterest you can “re-pin” the image and also make comments on it. Pinterest’s mission statement is...
If you are thinking about building or would like to make a great investment for your future, now is a great time to secure a lot.  Otero Signature Home has several lots available in areas throughout Northeast Ohio.  There are two ways that we can help get you started in your search.  First, you can browse several available lots available through Otero Signature Homes by clicking the "Communities"...
 
Although winter is not quite over yet, the end is in sight. The first official day of spring is March 20th, 2012, only a few weeks away. Below is a list of things you can do to get your home and yard ready for spring. By the time the warm weather arrives you will be ready to sit back and enjoy!
The Exterior: The outside of your home has taken a much greater beating than the interior throughout...