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The Importance of Title Insurance

filed under: Buyer or Selling, Real Estate posted on February 13th, 2019

Cincinnati Real Estate

Homeowners insurance, Home Warranty insurance but did you buy Title insurance?  Prior to closing on your new purchase, you produced proof of home owner's insurance- protecting you (and the lender) in case of a disaster.  And at the closing, you paid for Title Insurance - a policy that only protects the lender against title problems. Chances are you didn't purchase the most important insurance of all- "owner's title insurance"ensuring you free and clear ownership of your home and land. Over the years some owners discover having the deed...

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Tips For Preparing Your Home For Sale

filed under: Buyer or Selling posted on August 8th, 2017

Cincinnati Real Estate

 Tips for preparing your home for sale from Keeping Current Matters. Keeping Current Matters offers 20 tips to prepare your home for a quick and profitable sale.   A simple checklist covering inside and outside your house. 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 can do to ensure this happens! Your real estate agent will have a list of...

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A ‘Buyer’ in Hand is Worth Two in the Bush

filed under: Buyer or Selling posted on July 31st, 2017

Cincinnati Real Estate

"Or don't kill the fatted goose."  "Do unto others"  Many old sayings are popping up everywhere when it comes to describing the latest real estate market in greater Cincinnati. Keeping Current Matters covered it best with the short "story" below: In today’s highly competitive seller’s market where there are more buyers than there are homes for them to buy, some sellers may feel like the ball is in their court. And they would be right when it comes to choosing which offer to accept,...

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Help For Ohio Home Buyers With Student Debt

filed under: Buyer or Selling posted on June 15th, 2017

Cincinnati Real Estate

Student loan debt can make it rough for younger buyers to get mortgages. As a starter making large payments to pay off student loan debt causes many potential buyers to shy away adding to their loan responsibilities.  Plus many borrowers don't qualify for a mortgage because of the high monthly payments covering the student loans.   Fannie Mae announced new policies in April aimed at helping borrowers with student loans manage their debt and, in some cases, qualify for a mortgage.  Fortunately...

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Home Improvements To Keep the Buyer and Seller Happy

filed under: Buyer or Selling posted on April 27th, 2017

Cincinnati Real Estate

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 you sell your house? The answer depends on the improvements you make. You don't want to price your home out of the market. Making improvements that create a $300,000 house in a $50,000 neighborhood will hinder you. You have to make...

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