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How Does Winter Affect Your Swimming Pool?

filed under: Informational posted on December 6th, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

How Does Winter Affect Your Swimming Pool? Can you believe it’s nearly December already? Like it or not, this year has flown by, and now many Cincinnatians are preparing for the cold winter months ahead. They’ve pulled out their winter coats, stocked up rock salt, and closed up their swimming pools for the season. So, when it comes to pools, do you know why you have to take these precautionary measures? Why don’t you just cover up the pool and wait until...

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How To Sell Your Home During the Holidays

filed under: Real Estate posted on December 5th, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

Your condo or home is for sale  during this holiday season, here are some tips and things to consider when decorating for the holidays: Less is Best Over the years most people accumulate a variety of Christmas/holiday decorations- but if you're selling your Cincinnati home don't feel obligated to display everything.  Simple decorations both inside and outside is the best way to go.  The giant inflatable Santa on the front porch which obstructs the view of the house followed by wall-to-wall decorations...

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National Real Estate Outlook

filed under: Real Estate posted on December 2nd, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

The National Association of Realtors© just released an in-depth look at the national real estate market.   Authored by Dr. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the National Association of Realtors®, the report covers a wide range of topics affecting the current and future real estate market. In general, the local Cincinnati real estate is in sync with national trends. Search (All the charts and information cover sales of single family homes) The median sale price for a single family...

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Documents Needed to Obtain a Mortgage

filed under: Real Estate posted on December 1st, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

All mortgage lenders require tons of paperwork in order to verify each and every detail of your financial life.   Search The home process is a series of steps but the most important is providing the documents needed to obtain a mortgage.  The lender will require the following documents so take a few minutes to find them before making an appointment to apply for a loan: Checklist Recent paycheck stubs Most recent federal tax return and in some cases the last 2 tax...

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Fireplace and Chimney Safety

filed under: Informational posted on November 30th, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

Tis the season to remember the importance of fireplace and chimney safety.   Before you toast more than your toes this year- remember fireplaces/chimneys require yearly maintenance! 7 tips to follow before you fire-up the fireplace: The National Fire Protection Agency recommends that wood burning chimneys be swept at the beginning of winter to remove soot and debris. The "chimney sweep" should inspect the structure of the chimney for structural cracks, lose bricks or missing mortar. The "sweep" should also check the liner...

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