Buying and Selling

Consumer-friendly resource for home buyers and sellers in greater Cincinnati, Oh area including West Chester, Liberty Township, Lebanon, Fairfield, and Mason.

July 22, 2019
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Understanding Property Taxes in Ohio

Paying your Ohio property taxes at closing is one of the most confusing costs for sellers. The State of Ohio handles property tax payments in a unique (and sometimes confusing way).  Our property taxes are paid in arrears.  So the most […]
July 19, 2019
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Home Price Appreciation Forecast

What is the latest home price appreciation forecast? Questions continue to come up about where home prices will head throughout the rest of this year, as well as where they may be going over the few years beyond. We’ve gathered […]
July 5, 2019
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5 Reasons You Should Not FSBO

Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO Rising home prices coupled with a lack of inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their home on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). […]
June 24, 2019
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Why IS So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage

Why Is So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage? When buying a home today, why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application? It seems like they need to know everything about you. Furthermore, it requires […]
May 28, 2019
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Preparing A Home To Move

Preparing a Home to Move If you’re like most Americans, moving is a daunting prospect. Even if you remove the process of home buying itself, the idea of packing up everything you own and sending it to an unfamiliar house […]
May 1, 2019
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7 Step To Prepare For The Spring Market

7 steps buyers need to take to prepare for the spring market. This spring’s real estate market is super competitive. It’s not unusual for a home to get offers the day it comes on the market or even before. Buyers […]
March 29, 2019
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What Buyers Want

15 home features buyers want in a home. Recently an article titled “Top 15 Home Features That Will Sell Your Home Fast- and for More Cash” was published by realtor.com. Based on research their team figured out what the majority […]
March 26, 2019
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20 Tips for Sellers

20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale This Spring Some Highlights: When listing your house for sale, your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible! There are many small projects that you […]
February 27, 2019

Smart Homes for Seniors

It raining! It's poring! Is it time to replace your sump pump? Any pro will tell you it's better to replace a sump before you figure out it's broken. Lately, the neighborhood Facebook page has exploded with calls for suggestions from terrified homeowners hearing sump pump alarms. Or a worse discovery a failed sump…