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.

September 5, 2013
September Calendar

Something For Everyone in Cincinnati -The New Home & Remodeling Tour

The Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors sent a reminder to members about the upcoming new home and remodeling show.  Think of it as “something for everybody” and unlike upscale Homearamas this showcase should present ideas and concepts at a more […]
August 13, 2013

Homeownership Tax Deductions, Credits and Exemptions

Thanks to Real Estate Metro for the great article For decades, home ownership in the United States has been partially subsidized by the tax savings associated with owning a home. Many homeowners qualify for certain tax deductions and tax credits […]
July 29, 2013
5 Tips for Buyers in the Cincinnati Real Estate Market

5 Tips for Buyers in the Cincinnati Real Estate Market

Google “real estate bidding war” and “real estate tips for buyers” and you’ll find tons of information (some good and some not so good) to read.  The most important detail for buyers to remember -real estate is local- and what […]
July 22, 2013
Estate Sale and Auction

Should You Consider an Estate Sale in Greater Cincinnati?

What’s an estate sale and why would you consider having one? Estate sales have, by definition, been thought of as sales of personal belongings after the owner has passed away.  And in the majority of the sales today- that assumption […]
July 1, 2013
2012 vs 2013

The Problem with Closing Cincinnati Real Estate Deals on the Last Day of the Month

June home sales roared out over the weekend with last minutes closings scheduled for Friday had to be rescheduled for Saturday leaving both buyers and sellers unsettled and unhappy. The final numbers for June’s closings won’t be formalized for several […]
May 28, 2013

What is Title Insurance?

There’s a tagline in commercials for a well known credit card…”Don’t leave home without it!” and a good tagline for today’s home buyers in greater Cincinnati concerned about spending money on title insurance would be ….”Don’t close on a home/condo […]
February 5, 2013

First Time Home Buyer Program for Greater Cincinnati

OHFA, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency’s First Time Home Buyer Program, continues to support some of the greater Cincinnati housing sales. If the information below is not detailed enough or if you are considering buying or selling your house or […]
April 23, 2012

My Home the Money Pit!

Sometimes owning a home can be a lot like owning a car. You take care of routine maintenance, keep it clean and maybe even update the interiors and/or exteriors and everything is humming along….then all hell breaks loose.  And in […]
March 3, 2012

Don’t Take it for Granite!

A commonly heard request from today’s home buyers in greater Cincinnati- it (“it” being a home or a condo) must have granite counter tops, 3 car garage, wooded lot and at least 4 bedrooms and not cost more than $250,000. […]