Real Estate Tips and Trends

April 10, 2014
Avoiding Real Estate Scams

Avoid These 3 Common Real Estate Scams

Buying or renting a home can be exciting, but it can also be risky. Con artists are notorious for taking advantage of eager home buyers and renters. Besides choosing a reputable real estate agent, you can avoid becoming an easy […]
February 24, 2014

Risks Associated with Buying a House with a Hot Tub

You think you’ve found the ideal home to buy. Then you look in the backyard and see a hot tub. Is that a good thing or not? Pools and hot tubs can increase the selling price of a home, says […]
February 4, 2014
Saving money on energy bills in Cincinnati

5 Cheap and Easy Ways to Winterize Your Real Estate in Greater Cincinnati

It seems unfair that Opening Day is around the corner and we’re still suffering from frigid temperatures and endless blasts of snow and/or rain…and the latest energy bills arriving in our mailboxes are sending many consumers into a different type […]
February 3, 2014

3 Ways to Tell if Your Hardwood Floors Need to Be Replaced

From: Ron Cartwright Those who have hardwood floors in their homes know how beautiful they are and what charm and character they give to a house. Owners of hardwood floors are also aware of the care required to keep them […]
January 22, 2014

A Way to Prevent Frozen Pipes In Greater Cincinnati

The number of calls from clients and friends dealing with frozen pipes, garage doors and window is prompting this brief “public service” announcement on some basic ways to prevent frozen pipes during the polar vortex we’re experiencing in greater Cincinnati. […]
January 10, 2014
Historic Loveland Property

4 Things to Consider Before Buying an Old Home

Many buyers dream of getting a great deal on an old house and rehabbing into a show stopper.  Before you make the leap, you might want to answer the following 4 questions: Do the math Figure out the real costs […]
December 17, 2013

Frozen Pipes and Other Cold Weather Problems in Cincinnati Ohio

“Baby It’s Cold Outside” was written by Frank Loesser back in 1936 and the lyrics still ring true in greater Cincinnati today.The current weather pattern has a lot of us scrambling to find heavier clothing and cranking up the thermostat […]
December 13, 2013

3 Things to Know Before Moving Mom and Dad

Moving mom and dad out of a home they’ve lived in for many many years requires patience and team effort. More and more of the aging “silent generation”  thinking about down sizing or resizing their real estate needs poses a […]
November 26, 2013

Is It Time to Update Your Electrical Outlets & Wall Plates?

Top 10 Reasons to Update Your Electrical Outlets & Wall Plates I know when my house’s decor is feeling a little too bland and familiar, the first thing I do to spice the place up is replacing the wall outlet […]