Buying and Selling

July 22, 2021

Ohio Property Taxation Explained-Again

Paying your Ohio property taxes at closing is one of the most confusing costs for sellers. And it seems that no matter how many times you sell and buy a home-property taxes are always a hot topic. The State of Ohio […]
July 8, 2021
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Tips On How To Retire With More Space And Less Reliance On Others

Guest Author:  Bob Shannon Home To Homestead: Tips On How To Retire With More Space And Less Reliance On Others When you think about retirement, the first thing that pops into your head is likely selling your family home, moving […]
June 28, 2021
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7 Ways To The Value of Tour Home

7 Ways To Increase the Value of Your Cincinnati Home  Homeowners should always be on the lookout for quick, inexpensive ways to increase the value of their homes.  In the ever-changing Cincinnati market, these simple additions and upgrades are crucial […]
June 16, 2021
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HOA Due Dilligence

Buyers need “due diligence” when review and agreeing to HOA rules and regs.   I’ve covered the topic in the past but with today’s hectic sales market-it’s time to review the basics. Many communities around greater Cincinnati have HOA’s.  The […]
June 9, 2021
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3 Questions to Answer When Negotiating Repairs with a Home Seller

3 Questions to Answer When Negotiating Repairs with a Home Seller Source: Image via BurstGuest Author:  Natalie Jones When buying a home, it’s essential to have it inspected for issues by a third-party home inspector. This will provide you and […]
June 7, 2021
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Weekend Real Estate Madness

The Cincinnati real estate market is crazed and crazy!   And the latest trend of listing on Thursday or Friday is making weekends even more hectic. Homes making their first appearance late in the week seems to be here to stay […]
June 4, 2021
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Don’t Skip The Final Walk-Through!

The “final walk-through” is a part of the standard Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors®’ purchase contract. Walk-throughs aren’t home inspections but the final opportunity for buyers to make sure the purchased property is in the same condition as when they […]
April 23, 2021
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Cost Effective Home Improvements

The first question you’re likely to ask yourself when embarking on a home renovation project prior to selling your house is: What is your return on investment (ROI) going to be? Will you get back the money you spent when […]
April 21, 2021
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Mortgage Rates and Buying a Home

The #1 driver in today’s real estate market continues to record low interest rates. According to Freddie Mac “While overall economic growth will be impacted by the pandemic and subsequent vaccine, we expect the housing market to stay the course […]