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Parade Craze Tour of New Homes

filed under: Real Estate posted on September 2nd, 2015

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The official 2015 Homearama was cancelled and in its place the Home Builders Association of Greater Cincinnati is sponsoring a "Parade Craze Tour of New Homes" highlighting new homes scattered all over the area.  The "Craze" is a free tour is open to the public every weekend in September – 5th-6th, 12th- 13th, 19th-20th and 26th-27th, 12noon-6pm   To secure access to the homes click here and download the app.  

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HARP Refinancing

filed under: Real Estate posted on September 1st, 2015

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Behind on mortgage payments and not able to refinance because the value of your property is lower than what you owe and Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac backed your current mortgage,  you might be eligible to refinance without paying down principal and without having to pay mortgage insurance using "Harp" (Home Affordable Refinance Program ).  In Ohio experts estimate 47,739 homes are eligible for this program. Many of today's homeowners feel as if they're caught between a rock and a hard place dumping...

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New Regulations on Loan Disclosures Coming in October

filed under: For Buyers posted on August 31st, 2015

(Thanks to Ticor Title for simple explanation) Buyers fasten your seatbelts as the government rolls out new regulations on loan disclosures in October. Are you ready for TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule -TRID!  The newest twist from the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) aims to clear up any buyer misunderstandings about settlement charges. Anytime a new program of this magnitude comes online consumers and their agents should expect some delays in closings. More importantly buyers really need to understand the what it...

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Crime Stats

filed under: Real Estate posted on August 25th, 2015

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Prospective buyers often have questions about crime stats, demographics and schools as they zero in on where to buy.  In most cases calling the local police precincts is the best way to obtain accurate information.  Another source from Cincinnati.com is a site called the DataCenter and it appears to have information about just about everything in greater Cincinnati.  The DataCenter, noted as a beta, accesses the County Auditor sites throughout greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.  In addition to property sale information, the site...

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Fairfield and Fairfield Township Real Estate

filed under: Real Estate posted on August 24th, 2015

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Fairfield and Fairfield Township Ohio real estate share the Fairfield School District.  And because of the schools somes buyers and sellers "migrated" back and forth from the "city" to the "township" as their housing needs changed.  The Township has experienced more growth lately as developers and builders buy up farm land and develop new subdivisions.  The City of Fairfield has pockets of new construction but the majority of the homes and condos. The lastest data from the Multiple Listing Service of Greater Cincinnati is for...

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