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Appealing Property Taxes

filed under: Real Estate posted on February 22nd, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

There is still time to appeal your County Property Taxes! Not happy with the latest tax assessment?  Homeowners, who purchased a home recently or owners who received a letter notifying them of a tax increase can still file an appeal. You may need to contact your RealtorĀ® for data from the MLS to assist with your appeal.  Click on the appropriate County link below and file a formal "Complaint Against the Valuation of Real Property".  Your complaint must be filed by March...

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Cincinnati Home Sales January 2018

filed under: Real Estate posted on February 21st, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

Cincinnati home sales during January 2018 got off to a slower start. According to the Cincinnati Multiple Listing Service  3568  single family homes listed for sale.  The number of homes for sale continues to drop. Search Hamilton County was the only county experiencing higher sales volume compared to January 2016, The chart below compares 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) and sale prices do vary...

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You Snooze, You Lose

filed under: Real Estate posted on February 19th, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

The motto for today's real estate market should be "You Snooze You Lose"! Interest rates have slowly begun to creep a little higher.  The number of homes for sale continues to be very, very low making it difficult for buyers to negotiate rock-bottom prices.  Instead of waiting for the cost of buying a home to go higher, maybe it's time to hear the alarm and get serious about buying. In their usual timely manner Keeping Current Matters takes a practical view of buyer's...

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3 Tips To Know When Building A New Home

filed under: Real Estate posted on February 15th, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

Have you decided to build your next home?  3 tips to know when building a new home. You've looked at every house on the market and now you've decided to build a new home.  So you've looked at homes under construction or "spec" homes and decided to start from scratch. Search There is something so intriguing about moving into a newly built home.  It's clean, neutral colors and you don't have to redo several rooms within to the place "home-sweet-home".  Whether you are building...

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Cincinnati Average Home Sale Prices Up

filed under: Real Estate posted on February 12th, 2018

Cincinnati Real Estate

In January the average sale price of a single-family home went up for the 5th year in a row. The average sale price in January 2014 was $152,261 compared to January 2018 at $197,979. The number of single-family homes sold during January during the last 5 years climbed for 4 years.  Starting with 1074 homes in 2014 all the way to 1303 homes in 2017.  This year we took a bump and only sold 1168 homes. The lower number of sales is most likely due...

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