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Are Homes Selling in the Cincinnati Area?

filed under: Real Estate posted on August 4th, 2015

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Are homes selling in the Cincinnati area? It doesn't seem to matter if you are selling near the bike trail or overlooking Great American Ball Park- if you find the "sweet spot for pricing" at the time you list- your home is sold!  As we head into August and the start of another school year (so soon?) July sales for single family homes sizzled. HomeSearch Single family home sales volume for the 4 counties. Data pulled from the CincyMLS. In addition to higher dollar...

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Create a Cozy, Restful Nursery With Tips That Appeal to the Senses

filed under: Informational posted on August 3rd, 2015

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The nursery is probably the most important room in the house during the first year you welcome baby into the home. It should be a soothing, restful retreat for sleep, a peaceful den of harmony and relaxation. To achieve a cozy nursery, consider how you can appeal to the senses. Use calming colors (sight), the soothing sounds of white noise (sound), and soft and safe crib bedding (touch), and keep the air fresh (smell) as a daisy. Go Cool on the...

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Mortgage Rates

filed under: For Buyers posted on July 30th, 2015

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Mortgage rates have bounced up and down over the years and even a  small rise in interest rates can have a high impact on buying power. According to an article in CNN Money Cincinnati area rents rose 6.2% during the last 12 months.  Trying to manage rent increases with saving for a down payment for a home can be difficult - but by waiting- buyers could be faced with higher interest rates and rising rents. Good news- at least interest rates are not...

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Economic Update for Real Estate

filed under: Informational posted on July 28th, 2015

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Lawrence Yun PhD. of the National Association of Realtors just released the latest economic update for real estate. The updates are interesting because it covers not only the real estate market -it also provides details about the overall economy.  Highlights of the report: Economy Spending for household furnishing and equipment has been solid-growing 6% in this quarter as well as 6% in the preceding quarter.  Increased real estate sales is the big factor for the nice numbers. Residential construction spending increased 6% in the first...

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Million Dollar Homes

filed under: Real Estate posted on July 27th, 2015

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The greater Cincinnati real estate market isn't flooded with million dollar homes (and condos) but year to date 74 homes and 6 condos priced at $1,000,000 and up have sold/closed according to the Multiple Listing Service of Greater Cincinnati. (Sale date 01/01/15-07/15/15 in Butler, Clermont, Hamilton and Warren Counties.) The number of listings and sales for million dollar homes comprises a very small percentage of the Cincinnati real estate market.  During the same timeframe that 74 $1,000,000+ plus homes sold/closed 9984...

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