Buying and Selling

January 2, 2022
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First Look at December 2021 Home Sales

Home sales declined 11% December Property sales were 1,818, down -11.1% from 2,046 in December of 2020 and -12.8% lower than the 2,084 sales last month. December 2021 sales were at a mid-level compared to December of 2020 and 2019. […]
December 25, 2021
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If You Think the Housing Market Will Slow This Winter, Think Again

If You Think the Housing Market Will Slow This Winter, Think Again. Keeping Current Matters articles: From the opportunity to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates to changing homeowner needs, Americans have more motivation than ever to buy a home. According to the […]
December 3, 2021
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Why Now Is a Great Time To Sell Your House

Why Now Is a Great Time To Sell Your House As we near the end of the year, more homeowners are realizing the benefits of today’s sellers’ market. Record-breaking home price appreciation, growing equity, low inventory, and competitive mortgage rates are motivating homeowners to make […]
November 29, 2021

The Best Offer to Purchase

This year home buyers make an offer but don’t win the war.  So eventually, when the sale closes it turns out the winning offer was for less. It’s hard for buyers to understand why the highest offer didn’t win the […]
November 15, 2021
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Should I Update My House Before I Sell It?

Should I Update My House Before I Sell It? Some Highlights If you’re deciding whether you should make updates before you sell your house, lean on your agent to be your guide.Contact If the market is flooded with houses for sale, updates may be necessary for […]
November 12, 2021
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Predicting Real Estate Prices?

Predicting real estate prices is a lot like predicting the winner of “Chutes and Ladders”. Mortgage rates are down.  The housing supply is down.  Prices are up.  Will the craziness ever end?  Buy now or buy later? The National Association […]
October 23, 2021
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Meet Your New Neighbors “The Zillows”

Guaranteed buy-outs, cash, and iBuyer programs have been around for a long time.  However, one iBuyer program is buying up lots of property in Greater Cincinnati.  Meet your new neighbors “The Zillow’s”. Zillow just recently announced they’re suspending their popular […]
October 13, 2021
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What’s Causing Today’s Crazy Real Estate Market

What’s Causing Today’s Competitive Real Estate Market?  Search Some Highlights Today’s strong sellers’ market is the direct result of high demand and low supply. Low mortgage rates and generational trends have created an increased demand for homes. Meanwhile, the slower pace of new home construction and homeowners staying in their homes […]
October 7, 2021

Don’t Skip a Radon Inspection

Don’t skip a Radon Inspection when buying your next home! In the rush to get a deal put together many buyers are skipping or skimping on inspections.  Not requesting the seller to fix items is one thing.  Buying a property […]