Buying and Selling

December 29, 2014

Cincinnati Spring Housing Market Begins Next Week

“Insiders” know the Cincinnati spring housing market begins next week shortly after New Year’s celebrations. However many sellers think about putting their property up for sale in “the spring” which usually means March or April.  And even though the it […]
November 1, 2014
Cincinnati Skyline

Cincinnati Skyline

Need a home or condo in or near downtown Cincinnati- call,
October 16, 2014
Painting for FHA

Common FHA Repairs

Lots of today’s real estate deals involve FHA backed mortgages and sellers need to be prepared to handle common FHA repairs. FHA appraisals often note repairs required before closing on the property, however the demands made by FHA often surprise […]
September 15, 2014
Cincinnati Mortgage Calculator

Can You Afford to Buy a Home in Greater Cincinnati?

Some potential buyers aren’t sure if they can afford to buy a house or condo in greater Cincinnati right now and aren’t ready to talk to a loan officer just yet.  Good news – there are lots of mortgage “apps” […]
September 8, 2014
Cincinnati Pending Sales

Pendings- The Real Estate Number That Counts

Real estate is a numbers game! How many homes on the market, the number of properties sold/closed.  And, probably, the most important number which is pending According the National Association of Realtors– pending sales is the “forward indicator” of […]
June 9, 2014
Preapproval Hurdles

“Pre-Approved” for a Mortgage Beats Just “Pre-Qualified”!

Getting a mortgage approved in today’s real estate market is similar to running an obstacle course….blindfolded. That’s why potential home buyers need to chart out a path that leads to a successful purchase negotiation and closing.  Many of the properties […]
May 12, 2014

House Cleaning After the Sale – What’s Required?

Nearly 4.6 million homes have been sold each month so far this year, the National Association of Realtors reports. If you’ve just sold your house, then you’ll need to clean it up for the buyer to take possession. But how […]
May 5, 2014

Do You Really Want to Buy a Condo?

Condo living appeals to all age levels, incomes and lifestyles throughout the greater Cincinnati real estate market. A home of your own with having to worry about cleaning gutters, cutting grass or anything else outside your front (and back) door. […]
April 7, 2014
Homearama 2014 in Carriage Hill

Cincinnati Homearama 2014 is Under Construction

What a difference a year makes in the greater Cincinnati real estate market. Last year’s Homearama struggled to showcase 6 homes priced slightly lower than previous years.  This year’s show which runs from July 12-July 27 @ Carriage Hill in […]