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Terracotta Army Marches into Cincinnati

filed under: Informational posted on April 19th, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

The Terracotta Army marches into Cincinnati. Nearly 41 years ago in 1974, farmers digging a well near Xi’an, China, uncovered bronze arrowheads and shards of pottery. Their discoveries led archeologists to the tomb of Ying Zheng (259-210 B.C.) the first emperor of China. It’s been called the greatest archeological discovery of the 20th century: an army of 8,000 life-size terracotta warriors and horses. On April 20th, some of these soldiers are marching into Cincinnati for the first time. The exhibit runs from April 20,...

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Aceable – 2018 Home Staging Trends

filed under: Informational posted on April 18th, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

If you’ve ever taken a look at an interior decor magazine, toured the model house at a new master-planned community or watched an episode of Flip or Flop, then you’ve seen home staging. It’s the industry term used to describe setting up a home in order to add visual appeal and highlight features. Home staging may seem like overkill to some sellers, but they probably haven’t seen the latest statistics. Surveys from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) have found that 62%...

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2018 Tax Day

filed under: Informational posted on April 16th, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

Bad news: 2018 Tax Day is almost here and the IRS wants you to file your tax returns. Good news: You have an extra day this year.   Remember to file by midnight Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (Just in case you forgot)

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Cincinnati Bark Parks Recognized

filed under: Informational posted on March 27th, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

Greater Cincinnati's "Bark Parks" made the list in the first ever dog park ranking survey. The Trust for Public Land, based in San Francisco released its first dog park ranking report covering 100 of the largest cities.  The report ranked cities with the most dog parks relative to the population. Cincinnati's "Bark Park" numbers finished just outside the top third, tied for 34th place with 4 dog parks per 100,000 residents. It seems dog parks is the "latest hot amenity" in the 100 largest U.S. cities’...

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7 Points to Consider When Choosing a Home to Retire In

filed under: Informational posted on March 11th, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

7 Factors to Consider When Choosing A Home to Retire In A few years ago we made the decision to move from a 2 story house to a ranch style property.  We weren't in any hurry.  Running up and down stairs wasn't an issue.  It was a hard decision because we loved our neighbors and easy access to freeways and shopping. Finally, after looking at "empty nester communities" we decided to build a ranch style home in a regular neighborhood- figuring if...

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