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Buy or Rent in Cincinnati

filed under: For Buyers posted on May 23rd, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

In Cincinnati "Renting or Buying": What Does it Really Cost? Keeping Current Matters continues to make things simple when it comes to residential real estate.  As rents continue to climb many renters are beginning to question the wisdom of renting.  As you can see in the inforgraphic below the gap has narrowed. [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market Some Highlights: The percentage of income needed to afford a median priced home is almost half the percentage of income needed to afford median rent. Buying...

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Is Buying a Condo Right for You?

filed under: For Buyers posted on May 20th, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

Condo living appeals to all ages, income levels and lifestyles throughout the greater Cincinnati real estate market. But is buying a condo right for you? Owning a home without having to worry about cleaning gutters, cutting grass or anything else outside your front (and back) door has its advantages.  And according to the Multiple Listing Service of Greater Cincinnati buyers have approximately 733 condos to shop ranging in price from $20,000. all the way to $2,220,000. And also according to the MLS, the condo listings...

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Winning In Multiple Offer Mania

filed under: For Buyers posted on May 12th, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

Like it or not the real estate market in greater Cincinnati might force buyers to reset their goals to a new goal of "winning in multiple offer mania".  Some neighborhoods and homes are finding themselves in a seller's paradise with buyers fighting over every property as soon as it hits the market.  Unfortunately this phenomenon is not happening everywhere and it usually happens when a new listing hits the market at the right price.  Notice I said "usually" there are instances...

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How to Avoid Mortgage Meltdown

filed under: For Buyers posted on April 12th, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

"Buyer Beware", "Look Before You Leap" and "Don't Get in Over Your Head" are all good ways to avoid mortgage meltdown in today's real estate market. Contact For most of us the most expensive thing most of us will ever pay during our lifetime will be "the mortgage".  And while we spend hours online searching for the best price on cars and for the best deal on a house-it's pretty amazing how uninformed most buyers are about the ins-and-outs of securing a...

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Buyer Beware

filed under: For Buyers posted on March 21st, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

The first rule of real estate- "buyer beware"!  Home buyers around greater Cincinnati are fairly predictable most of the time.  Their brains are focused on price, # bedrooms and bathrooms, school district (maybe), neighborhoods, age and of course- amenities. HGTV over emphasizes the importance of granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances and bamboo floors.  Maybe they should also point out that buyers  research  additional details too. Rule #1- What you see isn't always what you're buying.  Today's buyers need to look beyond...

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