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.

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 […]
October 16, 2019
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You Need More Than a Guide. You Need a Sherpa.

You Need More Than a Guide. You Need a Sherpa. In a normal housing market, whether you’re buying or selling a home, you need an experienced guide to help you navigate the process. You need someone you can turn to […]
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 […]