Janet Kramarz, Real Estate by the Book (Howard Hanna ) Real Estate Agent



Janet Kramarz
Real Estate by the Book
location_on Chesterland, OH — Howard Hanna
Get to Know Janet Kramarz

Business Philosophy: Referrals are important to me so I go out of my way to give exceptional service.  Year after year my real estate business consists of personal referrals.  Keeping in close contact with my buyers & sellers helps me to provide information throughout the home buying/selling process.  I truly enjoy the challenge of matching buyers with sellers and will work in the best interest of my client.

Locations served: Geauga, Lake, Portage, Summit, & Cuyahoga Counties, Cleveland & Northeast Ohio.

Designations & Credentials: GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute) , Graduate Senior Appraiser, Relocation Specialist

Professional Development:  Lake Geauga Area Association of Realtors, Ohio Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors.

Community Involvement: LWV Geauga County (Vice President), Chagrin Valley Little Theater Women's Committee (Former President), St. Anselm Women's Guild, Geauga County Retired Teacher's Association, St Anselm Young of Heart, Geauga County Christ Child: Vice President.

Former member of Chester Township Zoning Board of Appeals. Taught health & physical education in Cleveland Public Schools & also substituted in Cleveland. Sales Manager for World Book Educational products from 1976-1993.

Buying or selling a house is something you don't do every day.  When you're about to make one of the largest investments of your life, you need help from a professional Realtor like Janet Kramarz.  I am committed to service you real estate needs!


I specialize in Geauga County & surrounding areas of Cuyahoga, Lake, Summit, & Portage Counties. I have been a Real  Agent since August , 1993 & in sales since 1976. As  a manager for World Book Educational Sales for 17 years, I called on schools, homes & libraries in the above counties. Knowledge Is Power.  I am very familiar with many areas & will share my expertise with my sellers & buyers.

I have worked with first time buyers as well as high end buyers & sellers. In Geauga County, we have many horse properties.  Let me help you find the perfect one or sell one you currently own. 

Our listings are selling.  Call today to list your home.

My husband & I subcontracted & built 2 personal homes. I know more about building a home than I ever wanted to know.


10319 Sherman Road,  Chardon. Prestigious custom built colonial set 350' back from the road with a private setting.  5+ wooded acres insulate the property from the street as well as pines lining the front of the yard.  A great location, close to Alpine Valley and plenty of wildlife like turkey and deer. Home features an open floor plan with a gourmet kitchen that was updated in 2015 with a professional hood over the range, new island and granite counters.  There is a floor to ceilling stone fireplace in the 2 story great room which goes out to the sunroom overlooking the private back yard. An oversized master bedroom has a large sitting area, 2 walk in closets and a fantastic glammer bath.  Home is wired for a back-up generator. $499,000.

5010 Hartley Drive, Lyndhurst.  Spacious split level brick home in a convenient location near shopping & freeway.  Updated eat-in kitchen with appliances.  Many updates in the 4 bedroom 2 1/2 bath home. Beautiful oak floors.  Formal dining room. Deep fenced in backyard: great for kids & dogs, plus a built in gas grill by the 24 x 12 patio.  Big rec room with lots of storage through the house. CA & gas heat. Newer roof.  Professionally painted outside. $189,000

4516 Edmond Drive, South Euclid. Eat in kitchen remoled with new countertops and cabinets, range dichwasher and disposal.  Newer elecrical.  Newer deck off the kitchen with a tiki bar.  Newer windows.  Private fenced in backyard with a she. Attached 1 car garage witha hewer garage door.  Outside of the house painted plus newer landscaping. $95,000.


8591 East Washington Street, Chagrin Falls, Kenston Schools, Bainbridge Township. Priced to sell at $119,000: Ranch with 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, beautiful hardwood floors, eat in kitchen, basement with a walk out to the private back yard.  1+ acre, 1 car attached garage. Sold $125,500

5648 Ridgebury Blvd., Lyndhurst:  Move in condition colonial with 4 big bedrooms, bath & 1/2, Most appliances stay. Hardwood floors, Fireplaces in living & family rooms. Deck with awning  & private back yard. Sold $125,500.

14122 Nash Road, Burton, Spacious county home on 3 acres, large eat in kitchen, hardwood floors, 3 outbuildings, one with several stalls & a basketball court in the hayloft. sold $199,000

9429 Shadow Hill Trail,  Chesterland.  Colonial in a lake community with basketball &  baseball.  4 bedrooms & 2 and a half baths, updated eat in kitchen, fireplace in the family room opens to a large deck. Sold $249,000.

9580 Shermon Road, Chesterland.  Beautiful parklike setting for the 4 bedroom 2 & 1/2 bath ranch style home. Updated eat in kitchen.   Lots of custom features.  Sold $232,500

1385 N. Oralee Lane, Twinsburg (Hudson mailing address).  Move in condition: 4 bedroom, 2 full & 2 half baths. Large bay window in eat in kitchen. Paver patio & fenced in back yard.  Formal dining room with tray ceiling. Spacious living room with crown molding , WBFP & built-ins. Plush carpet just added 7/12 up the steps & in all 4 bedrooms.  Master bedroom with it's own bath & walk in closet.  Many updates.  Game room in lower level. Walk to the Bradford playground. Snow removal of your driveway is also included!  All ready to move in & enjoy!  Sold $217,500 

11310 Pine Acres, Chesterland. Privacy on almost 5 acres. Custom build ranch : original owners since 1990.  Very  well maintained. Eat in kitchen with glass atrium over looking beautiful yard. All appliances stay. Screened in side porch. First floor laundry. Impressive entrance foyer. Great room with fireplace.  Nice master suite plus 2 more spacious bedrooms. 3 full baths. 3 car attached garage. Walk out basement. $313,000 Sold

7527 Apple Blossom, Chesterland. Four bedroom, 2 1/2 bath four level split on a cul de sac street in convenient area. Newer windows, siding, furnace & roof. New sewtic 1/2013. Eat in kitchen. Family room with a fireplace opens to sun room.  Nature stone in huge laundry room & 2 +  car garage. $229,900. Sold for list price: $229,900.

11999 Sandgate Drive, Chesterland. Many updates including the eat-in kitchen in this spacious home located on a cul-de-sac street.  Gorgeous 3 season room off the kitchen.  Formal dining room with vaulted ceiling.  Enjoy the woodburning fireplace in the living room on a cold winter night.  Beam ceiling in the family room.  5 bedrooms and 2 & 1/2 baths.  Four level split with lots of storage.  Workshop in the basement.  Gutterguard and heated roof cables are already installed.  Many updates since 2000!  Just move in & enjoy.  Sold $255,000.

13180 Spring Blossom Trail, Chesterland.  Spacious colonial on 1.27 acre landscaped lot.  Very well maintained home with updated kitchen & baths.  Home features a large great room with a gas fireplace. Formal dining room with chair rail &  crown molding. Large country kitchen with super-size island.  1st floor laundry with plenty of closet space throughtout. Home is ideal for entertaining with a 16 x 16 sunroom and a large deck overlooking lush backyard.  Attached 3+ car garage and 2 storage sheds.  $275,000.  Sold

13070 Rockhaven Road, Chesterland, (Munson Township, West Geauga schools) first floor  bedroom &  bath, 4.18 acres, opposite Fowler's Mill Golf Course, basement, 2+ car garage,  convenient location. Sold $135,000.

5487 Mayfield Road, (332), Cleveland 44124.  Residential proerty on Mayfield Road.  Home could be rezoned to commercial with the master plan for Mayfield Road corridor.  Value is in the land and location.  Start your own business. High traffic area.  $525,000.

7404 Cedar Road, Chesterland: One of the most "liveable" Century homes with the feel of a Southern Manor. Many updates including granite counters in the large eat in kitchen with newer appliances that stay.  Gleaming hardwood floors.  The open first floor flows from the grand entrance foyer to the living room with a woodburning fireplace to the library with a gas fireplace.  The spacious dining room with crown moulding & wainscoating is perfect for entertaining.  Five bedrooms on the second floor each have their own private bath plus three open to a balcony overlooking a shared pond, the horse facility & the Foxmoor neighborhood. The second floor laundry has storage & a place to hang clothes.  Also on the first floor is a butler pantry, a walk in pantry, and a full & a half bath.  French doors open to a three season sun room and a big covered patio. Some of the other updates include siding, insulation and septic.  Unlike many century homes, this one has a large foyer closet plus many closets & storage areas and two walk in attics.  There is room for everything. The 4 car garage has newer door openers. $460,000. Sold!

7932 Dines Road, Novelty:  Ranch home in need of TLC  on almost 14 acres in Russell Township, West Geauga schools.  Newer furnace and windows.  Sold $158,000.

18764 Chillicothe Road , Bainbridge:  Beautifully updated cape cod on almost 3 acres.  Two bedrooms on first floor and a large bedroom up, 2 full updated baths, granite counters in the eat in kitchen. Finished basement.  New septic, well, furnace, central air, and wide cement driveway with a nice turn around.  Professionally landscaped. Sold $200,000.

13029 Fairfield Trail, Chesterland: Professionally decorated, totally renovated, maple hardwood floors, corian countertops.  Family room with wet bar & fireplace features a marble surround. Charming built in glass cabinets in the living room. The sun room is heated for year round use and has a ceramic floor. The master bedroom has a large walk-in closet with access to the full bath. Enjoy the large front porch plus a brick patio in the back.  Very nicely landscaped. Sold: $246,000.

8512 Tanglewood Trail, Bainbridge: This is a hard to find beautiful ranch condo with a full basement. Move right into this 2 bedroom, 2 bath home which features a newly updated kitchen with hardwood floors and newer carpet. Both bath rooms have been updated: one is off the hallway and the other is off the master bedroom. There is a first floor laundry plus another one in the basement utility room. New A/C in 2011. Very private patio off the kitchen for your morning coffee.  Enjoy all the Tanglewood amenities including tennis and lake privileges. Sold: $100,000

Vacant land: Fortney Road just 1 mile south of Mayfield Road (322) and just east of State Route 534 in Orwell.  Partially wooded, slightly under  20 acres.  The Grand River runs through the back of the property.  About 2-3 acres are open. Approximately 300 feet wide by 2700 feet deep.  Great lot for recreation and outdoor acitivies. Grand Valley Schools: $49,000: sold at list price $49,000!

13103 Marilyn Drive, Chesterland: Exceptionally clean and fresh with a park-like yard.  Family room has views overlooking backyard going into the woods.  A sliding glass door exits from the family room out to the 3-season room which leads out to the oversized deck.  The vaulted living room is open to the dining room which goes into the kitchen/breakfast area which has hardwood floors. Bathrooms have been updated with ceramic tile and the 1/2 bath is accessible through the master bedroom or the laundry. $140,000. Sold

13375 Glen Hill Drive, Chesterland: Updated kitchen with granite counters & Jenn-Aire cooktop. Stainless steel refrigerator with freezer on the botom.  Large open area for entertaining.  Newer windows, half bath, and hardwood floors.  One floor living at it's finest. Sold in 6 days at full price for $165,000!  

11013 Tibbetts Road, Kirtland: Horse Property: 36 x36 two story barn with four stalls & a tack room. Double doors lead to two pastures.  There is plenty of storage overhead for hay & feed.  The newly remolded eat in kitchen has granite countertops. Appliances stay.  The great room has wood beamed ceiling with a bay window and sliding glass doors that go out to the rear deck. You can relax on the front porch or the rear deck (40 x 20). Just move in & enjoy! Sold:  $240,000.  

11831 Summers Road, Chesterland: Sharp ranch home with 3 bedrooms, a bath & a half, eat in kitchen, living room opens to deck & private back yard. 1 acre. 2 car attached garage. Cul-de-sac street.  Enjoy the 24 x12 private front porch. Very clean-solid built home. Sold  $150,000.

7859 Cedar Road, Chesterland: Large living room with vaulted ceiling, bay window, & wood burning fire place. Updated kitchen & bath. Large bedrooms. 1/2 bath off a bedroom next ti an extra room could be an in law suite. Rec room opens to screened porch & patio. Lots of closets. 29x25 garage. Concrete drive. New septic: 11/2010. Sold at $207,000 in 2 weeks @ 99% of list price!  Just move in & enjoy.

12010 Sperry Road, Chesterland: Solid one story brick home on 1.68 acres.  Wood floors, 3 bedrooms, a bath & a half,  large foyer & first floor family room with a fireplace.  Basement is a walkout with a woodburning stove and an extra shower.  2 car attached garage has plenty of storage with pull down steps. Cement driveway.  House has gutterguard to help keep leaves out of the gutters.  A greenhouse is great for starting plants.  Landscaped.  A storage shed leaves plenty of room for storing outdoor equipment.  A deck off the back overlooks the backyard.  Sold: $108,000.      

13202 Spring Blossom, Chesterland: 1 Owner updated ranch in desirable County Line Estates. Kitchen features maple Kraftmaid cabinets with corian like conters. Ceramic tile floors flow through the kitchen to the laundry room and into the powder room. Family room and sun room have slider exiting out to treated deck which features a gas hookup for the barbecue. Yard is beautifully manicured and has a 16 x 12 barn for storage of outdoor equipment. Ceiling fans in all bedrooms plus sunroom & family room keep air circulating. Window treatments are professionally done around the large windows. Basement is partially finished and has recreation room with surround sound/audio system. A wet bar with cabinets for storage of refreshments. Unfinished side features a workroom with lots of storage. Replacement windows are Renewal by Anderson.  SOLD IN 3 WEEKS FOR $287,500!

606 North Street, Chagrin Falls: Beautiful secluded setting on private drive. Nearby by path through Whitesburg Preserve, just 1 mile to Village. Sun room with water views, crown molding & fireplace in elegant living room, large slate foyer, formal dining room with chair rail and crown molding, updated kitchen with granite counters & skylight, jack & jill bath, large master, double closets, double sinks. Just move in & enjoy.  SOLD for $440,000. 

10405Auburn Road, Chardon: Large eat in kitchen overlooks park-like back yard. Bath off master bedroom. 3 bedrooms & 2 full baths. Beam ceiling in living room. Full basement. 2 car garage. Sold $128,000.  

6796 Bonnieview, Mayfield Village: Eat in kitchen with range & dishwasher.  WBFP in living room & rec room.  Newer windows with lifetime warranty.  Hardwood floors in bedrooms and living room. Clean & freshly painted.  Additional 3 season room off rear overlooking private backyard.  Huge rec room with wet bar.  Walk out basement.  Sold $154,000.

Vacant land: Bonnieview, Mayfield Village.  West of 6796 Bonnieview.  Extra garage (24 x 16) on lot with cement floor & drain. SOLD $50,000.

12823 Vincent Drive, Chesterland.  Spacious 4 bedroom 2 & 1/2 bath colonial  on 1+ acre. Updated eat in kitchen with a bay window & a pantry that could be a first floor laundry.  Formal dining room & living room.  Gas FP in family room. Bath off the master. Sun room opens to a large cement patio.  Partially finished basement. SOLD for $260,000.

Chesterland: 13394 Glen Hill: off Caves Road south of Cedar. Beautiful setting on cul-de-sac street. Convenient location. Country setting close to the city. Newer windows, Update bath. Spacious rooms. Hardwood floors in bedrooms. 3 bedroom, 1 bath split level home with room to add another bath. Large eat-in kitchen. 1972 square feet. 1 acre. Central air. New septic 2007.     Sold: $152,000

Eastlake: Completely updated, just move in & enjoy.  Beautiful eat in kitchen with newer appliances.  Spacious living room with stone fireplace. Basement. Detached 2 car garage.  Quiet dead end street.  $95,500.  Sold.

Euclid: Completely updated: Brick bungalow: just move in. Electric gate to private back yard. Handicapped ramp from deck to back yard. Hardwood floors. First floor bedrooms & bath. Unfinished basement with 2nd bath. 2 car detached garage.  21471 Crystal off E 222 Street.  Sold $65,000

Richmond Hts.: Bungalow with 2 bedrooms down & 2 bedrooms up, first floor bath, large bright living room, eat in kitchen, range & freezer stay. Central air. 2 car garage with openers. Nice sized lot (.42acres) Close to freeway & shopping.  25555 Chardon Road just west of Richmond Road. Great buy! Good solid house.  Estate not a short sale.  Sold $59,000.

Richmond Hts.: 410 Dumbarton: Cape cod with 5 bedrooms: 2 on first floor & 3 upstairs.  A full bath on both floors.  Updated kitchen. Recently painted inside. Brick outside. Newer carpet in living roon & dining room. Fireplace. Sunroom.  2+ car garage.  Lots of storage.  First floor laundry/utility room.  Large lot partially wooded.  Sold  $131,500.  Money back guarentee.  Just move in & enjoy!  

Mayfield Hts.: 4 level split in desirable area. 3 bedrooms, a bath & new counter (10/2008) in half, eat in kitchen with new oven, 5 burner cook top & counter as of 10/2008, appliances stay, fenced back yard, newer windows, 2 car attached garage, clean & neat. Great house.  2039 Marshfield off Gates Mills Blvd.  Sold: $158,000.

STREETSBBORO:Condo: Clean & neutral, just move in, lots of storage throughout eat-in kitchen with cherry cabinets, appliances stay including newer refrigerator.  Large living room, available gas line & flue for fireplace, L-shaped deck with awning and 220 line.  Both bedrooms have double closets, entertain in lower level family room, 2 car garage with opener, convenient area, freezer in garage stays, includes washer & dryer! Sold $121000.  

STREETSBORO:  Duplex: Great investment.  Both sides are rented so just collect the rent.  Minutes from the turnpike & 480.   Both sides have 2 bedrooms-13 x 10 and 1 bedroom 11 x 10 & all have 5 foot closets. Kitchen 16 x 10 , Family 19 x 12, 1 car attached garage. Unit #1 freshly updated $775 monthy rent; unit #2 $740 monthly rent. Sold:$136,000.



I have been a realtor since 8/1993. Real estate by the book! Knowledge is power! Resident of Chesterland since 1964. I enjoy my career of helping buyers & sellers made wise decisions. 440-781-7660