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Cincinnati Home Sales Up 15%

filed under: Real Estate posted on May 24th, 2016

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Greater Cincinnati home sales up 15% compared to last April. According to the numbers released by the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors the number of homes sold in April 2,337 compared to 2,032 in April 2015 is a 15% for April and 9.3% increase over the first 4 months of 2015. Adding to the good news is the average sale price is also increasing! The average sale price for a home climbed from $171,562 (April-2015) to $186,295 this April.  The bad news continues to...

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Buy or Rent in Cincinnati

filed under: For Buyers posted on May 23rd, 2016

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In Cincinnati "Renting or Buying": What Does it Really Cost? Keeping Current Matters continues to make things simple when it comes to residential real estate.  As rents continue to climb many renters are beginning to question the wisdom of renting.  As you can see in the inforgraphic below the gap has narrowed. [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market Some Highlights: The percentage of income needed to afford a median priced home is almost half the percentage of income needed to afford median rent. Buying...

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Is Buying a Condo Right for You?

filed under: For Buyers posted on May 20th, 2016

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Condo living appeals to all ages, income levels and lifestyles throughout the greater Cincinnati real estate market. But is buying a condo right for you? Owning a home without having to worry about cleaning gutters, cutting grass or anything else outside your front (and back) door has its advantages.  And according to the Multiple Listing Service of Greater Cincinnati buyers have approximately 733 condos to shop ranging in price from $20,000. all the way to $2,220,000. And also according to the MLS, the condo listings...

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2016 Top Tips for Selling a Home

filed under: Real Estate posted on May 18th, 2016

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What are the top tips for selling a home in 2016? Forecasters are saying that if you're planning to sell your house in 2016 - you're in luck.  The pundits are forecasting this year's real estate deals to mainly favor sellers which we've seen locally with increasing home prices and continued low inventory of homes/condos for sale. There are lots of tips available online for homeowners thinking about selling this year.  And the top tips according to Jonathan Smoke, chief economist for realtor.com are: Offer Incentives:  According...

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Cincinnati Condo Market Update

filed under: Real Estate posted on May 16th, 2016

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The Cincinnati condo market update. No lack of buyers looking for a condo to buy  however the number of condos for sale has sunk to a new low with just 750 listed for sale.   And yes the low number of listings continues to cause problems because buyers are getting discouraged.  As you can see in the chart below a -53% drop in the number of condo listings compared to April, 2014 and -30% lower than April 2015. HomeSearch Sales volume comparing year-to-date in...

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