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Cincinnati Condomania

filed under: Real Estate posted on September 18th, 2017

Cincinnati Real Estate

Condomania in Cincinnati through August 31, 2017. The good news continues with the average sale price is up in all 4 counties. Currently, the average sale price for condos in greater Cincinnati is $165,412  compared to $144,116  during the same time frame in 2016. According to the Cincinnati Multiple Listing Service has 534 condos listed for sale. Search Sales volume comparing year-to-date in the 4 counties below.  Data pulled from the Multiple Listing Service of Greater Cincinnati: The CincyMLS covers all the surrounding counties (as far north as Dayton)...

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Fall Housing Market

filed under: Real Estate posted on September 12th, 2017

Cincinnati Real Estate

Most people assume spring is the best time to buy real estate. However, the fall housing market offers some of the best deals for consumers. According to RealtyTrac October is the best month to buy a house. Fewer Buyers:  School has started and families have slowed their house hunting activities.  Even though there is a shortage of homes for sale in greater Cincinnati, the number of active buyers has also dropped.   Motivated Sellers:  Motivated sellers who want to "move on"...

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Do You Know Home’s Value?

filed under: Real Estate posted on September 8th, 2017

Cincinnati Real Estate

According to Keeping Current Matters the latest edition of CoreLogic’s Home Price Index shows that nationally, home prices have appreciated 6.7% over the last year and 0.9% month-over-month. The release of the report included this headline,  “National Home Prices Now 50% Above March 2011 Bottom” The real estate market has come a long way since 2011, which is great news for homeowners! Nearly 79% of homeowners with a mortgage in the US now have significant equity in their homes (defined as over 20%), according to the latest Equity...

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Metro “Stuff the Bus” Hurricane Relief

filed under: Informational posted on September 7th, 2017

Cincinnati Real Estate

Wondering how to help people affected by Hurricane Harvey and want a reason to visit downtown? Then Cincinnati Metro's  “Stuff-the-Bus” campaign is the answer. Tomorrow Friday, September 8th from 10 am to 2 pm you can help "Stuff-the-Bus" with supplies and walk around downtown.  The drop off is just southeast of Fountain Square at Government Square Area E. This collection event benefits Matthew 25: Ministries and their work with the poorest of the poor and disaster victims.  "Stuff-the-Bus" items needed: Non-perishable food: pull top canned vegetables, fruit,...

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Time to Change Door Locks and Access Codes

filed under: Informational posted on September 6th, 2017

Cincinnati Real Estate

Just closed on your dream home and the moving truck is on the way?   My advice, before you get too settled take some time to change the locks and garage access codes. There isn't any way to know who has spare keys and/or the codes to access the property.   Typically over the years, home owners handed out keys to kids, neighbors, and family.  Changing the locks not only helps secure the property but offers a variety of ways to access...

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