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.

February 13, 2019
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The Importance of Title Insurance

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 […]
August 8, 2017
Tips for selling your home

Tips For Preparing Your Home For Sale

 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 […]
July 31, 2017
Follow the golden rule

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

“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: […]
June 15, 2017
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Help For Ohio Home Buyers With Student Debt

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 […]
April 27, 2017

Home Improvements To Keep the Buyer and Seller Happy

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 […]
March 24, 2017

Mortgages for First Time Homebuyers

There are several types of mortgage loans available for first time homebuyers. FHA FHA Purchase Loan is the most popular right now because of the very affordable 3.5% down payment requirement.  According to FHA, the down payment varies depending on the […]
March 20, 2017

Mortgage Interest Rates in Cincinnati Ohio

Mortgage interest rates in Cincinnati directly impacts your buying power in real estate.   It’s simple, the higher the interest rate the higher the payment. That is why it is important to look at where rates are headed when deciding […]
January 19, 2017
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Protect Your Identity When Buying a Home

Buying a home can be a very exciting and happy time but you need to protect your identity. From touring neighborhoods and going to open houses, to being handed the keys by your real estate agent and hearing those wonderful […]
June 27, 2016

FSBO’s

FSBO’s or “For Sale By Owner” go hand-in-hand with good real estate markets. Why pay a real estate commission when you can sell it yourself?  And in some cases, sellers do a great job of navigating the home sale process […]