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.

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 […]
November 8, 2019
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Taking the Fear Out of the Mortgage Process

Taking the Fear Out of the Mortgage Process A considerable number of potential buyers shy away from the real estate market because they’re uncertain about the buying process – particularly when it comes to qualifying for a mortgage. Search For […]
November 6, 2019
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Real Estate Black Friday Sales

Cincinnati real estate celebrates brisk “Black Friday” home sales! Cincinnati home sales continue are typically steady through the holidays. It’s not a bad time to sell a home during the October – November timeframe.   In fact from now until the end […]
November 1, 2019
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How to Decide Whether to Sell, Rent, or Gift Your Home Before Moving to Assisted Living

Photo Credit: Rawpixel Guest Post: Andrea Needham How to Decide Whether to Sell, Rent, or Gift Your Home Before Moving to Assisted Living. Admitting you need help as a senior can be hard enough without having to worry about your […]