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.

January 15, 2020
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Are Home Buyers Waiting in Line?

Buyers must be waiting in line because single-family home sales in Greater Cincinnati continue at a brisk pace. 1671 single-family home sales closed during December 2019 versus 1486 during December 2018.  So closings were up approximately 11% during the last […]
December 26, 2019
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3 Mistakes Sellers Need to Avoid

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a Home in 2020 The spring real estate market in greater Cincinnati begins next week! It’s exciting to put a house on the market and to think about making new memories in new spaces, […]
December 16, 2019

Are Millennials on the Move?

Millennials Are on the Move as First-Time Homebuyers. According to Keeping Current Matters millennials are finally jumping into the real estate market. Search Some Highlights: According to NAR’s latest Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the median age of all first-time homebuyers […]
December 9, 2019
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Flexibility Plus Timing in Real Estate

Have you ever attempted to get a slinky to walk down the stairs?  Flexibility and timing are key for the spiral toy to make it from one step to the next.  And while real estate seems like the last place […]
December 6, 2019
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Boomers and Real Estate

Will “Baby Boomers” create havoc on the real estate market? According to several recently published articles, “baby boomers” are impacting the real estate market.  The media is waving red flags over either the pending glut of homes in retirement communities […]
December 2, 2019

2 Myths Holding Buyers Back

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers In a recent article, First American shared how millennials are not really any different from previous generations when it comes to the goal of homeownership; it is still a huge part of their American Dream. The […]
November 25, 2019
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Selling During the Holidays? Less is Best!

Your home or condo is for sale during this holiday season, here are some tips and things to consider when decorating for the holidays. Less is Best Over the years most people accumulate a variety of Christmas/holiday decorations- but if […]
November 20, 2019
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The Advantage of Buyer’s Remorse

Too few homes for sale and buyers making impulse bids leads to a disease called “buyer’s remorse”. Usually, desperate buyers don’t have time to really look and think about a new listing that hits the market.  Even the most motivated […]
November 14, 2019
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Valuable Home Improvement Projects

My daughter is in the middle of gutting a kitchen.  Calls home included questions about the resale value of spending lots of money on upgrades. The 2019 Remodeling Impact Report from the National Association of Realtors ® reviews whether the interior […]