Real Estate Tips and Trends

Information for buyers and sellers on new real estate tips and trends. 

September 9, 2019
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Be Prepared For 5 Expensive Home Repairs

5 Expensive Home Repairs You Need to Prepare For Picture Source As an adult, one of your main goals in life is to have your own home. But the expenses of owning a house does not stop with the mortgage […]
August 28, 2019

The Basic Home Security Checklist Every Home Needs

The Basic Home Security Checklist Every Home Needs Source-Pixabay  The average homeowner spends roughly $2,000 on optional maintenance each year. Optional maintenance generally includes things like landscaping or security costs. One of the main things you should be concerned with […]
August 19, 2019
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No Time for Chicken Littles

Why All the Chicken Littles Should Calm Down The U.S. Census Bureau recently released their 2019 Q2 Homeownership Report. Some began to see the sky falling, believing the report showed Americans may be stepping back from their belief in homeownership. The […]
August 12, 2019
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Personal Loan for Home Renovations: 3 Things to Consider

Photo by Skitterphoto from Pexels Whether there’s something broken in your home that needs fixing, or you just got inspired to redecorate, or maybe even decided to install a pool, redo the kitchen, or add a patio, home improvement definitely […]
August 10, 2019

Cincinnati Real Estate Indicators

Existing Home Sales Point Toward a Good Time to Sell Some Highlights: Existing Home Sales dropped 1.7% from May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.27 million in June. Low inventory levels are still a factor in the market. The […]
August 7, 2019
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Sneak Peek at Cincinnati’s July Home Sales

A sneak peek the unofficial numbers for July single-family homes in greater Cincinnati. Official numbers aren’t released until the 3rd week of each month.  However, this first look shows prices holding steady and a dwindling number of homes for sale. […]
July 15, 2019
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Countdown To Moving Day

Let the countdown to moving day begin! Although it’s been more than 5 years since we moved the memory and the mess are embedded in my mind. Everybody is different.  Some of us like run out the clock and push […]
July 12, 2019
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Student Debt and Mortgage Down Payments

Prepping for a Mortgage Down Payment with Student Loan Debt Homeownership is a foundational aspect of the American dream, but today, many college graduates find themselves struggling to graduate on to owning a home. All too often, millennials and young […]
June 28, 2019
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5 Major Pet Peeves

The 5 major real estate pet peeves don’t have any connections to buyers and sellers. Most pet owners make a real effort to contain, remove or subdue unruly pets during showings.  However, every once in awhile pet-related issues cause havoc […]