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.

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 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 […]
May 23, 2016
Keeping Current Matters

Buy or Rent in Cincinnati

In Cincinnati “Renting or Buying”: What Does it Really Cost? Keeping Current Matters continues to make things simple when it comes to residential real estate.  As rents continue to climb many renters are beginning to question the wisdom of renting. […]
May 20, 2016
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Is Buying a Condo Right for You?

Condo living appeals to all ages, income levels and lifestyles throughout the greater Cincinnati real estate market. But is buying a condo right for you? Owning a home without having to worry about cleaning gutters, cutting grass or anything else outside […]
May 12, 2016
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Winning In Multiple Offer Mania

Like it or not the real estate market in greater Cincinnati might force buyers to reset their goals to a new goal of “winning in multiple offer mania”.  Some neighborhoods and homes are finding themselves in a seller’s paradise with […]
May 5, 2016
Keeping Current Matters Mortgage Process

Obtaining a Mortgage 101

Obtaining a mortgage 101 is all about getting a mortgage and all the things you need to know to help make the process easier. First you’ll most likely need a mortgage in order to buy a home.  In today’s world, […]