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.

October 9, 2019
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Holiday Sales

Picture Source Walk into any store and it’s hard to miss the Christmas decorations. Holiday sales have already started!  And contrary to popular belief home sales don’t dive into the pits during the holiday season. Two hundred years ago when […]
October 2, 2019
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The Cost Of Waiting To Buy A Home

What Is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? Search Some Highlights: The “cost of waiting to buy” is defined as the additional funds necessary to buy a home if prices and interest rates were to increase over […]
September 12, 2019
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Buying A Home?

Buying a Home: Do You Know the Lingo? Some Highlights: Buying a home can be intimidating if you’re not familiar with the terms used throughout the process. To point you in the right direction, here’s a list of some of […]
August 26, 2019
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Timing of Inspection Periods

Cincinnati purchase contracts contain several paragraphs about types and timing for inspections. When buyers write an offer and check off the boxes for inspections they need to specify how long the inspection period will be.  Typically buyers ask for a […]
August 23, 2019
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5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained

5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there, watching entire seasons of shows like “Property Brothers,” “Fixer Upper,” and “Love […]
July 22, 2019
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Understanding Property Taxes in Ohio

Paying your Ohio property taxes at closing is one of the most confusing costs for sellers. The State of Ohio handles property tax payments in a unique (and sometimes confusing way).  Our property taxes are paid in arrears.  So the most […]
July 19, 2019
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Home Price Appreciation Forecast

What is the latest home price appreciation forecast? Questions continue to come up about where home prices will head throughout the rest of this year, as well as where they may be going over the few years beyond. We’ve gathered […]
July 5, 2019
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5 Reasons You Should Not FSBO

Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO Rising home prices coupled with a lack of inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their home on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). […]
June 24, 2019
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Why IS So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage

Why Is So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage? When buying a home today, why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application? It seems like they need to know everything about you. Furthermore, it requires […]