Real Estate

Consumer-friendly resource with information about buying or selling a home in greater Cincinnati, Oh area including West Chester, Liberty Township, Monroe, Lebanon, Fairfield and Mason.

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 10, 2019
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Highest Priced June Home Sales in Greater Cincinnati

Photo by Dave from Pexels Highest priced home sales during June in Greater Cincinnati. Details on home sales listed above. The number of million-dollar-plus homes closing in June 2019 was slightly lower than June 2018. 18 versus 21 last year.  […]
July 8, 2019
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Quick Look at Cincinnati June Home Sales

A quick look at the unofficial numbers for June 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 […]
July 5, 2019
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5 Reasons You Should Not FSBO

Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO Rising home prices coupled with a lack of inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their home on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). […]
June 24, 2019
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Why IS So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage

Why Is So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage? When buying a home today, why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application? It seems like they need to know everything about you. Furthermore, it requires […]
June 21, 2019
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Median Home Prices for Greater Cincinnati

Why are median sale prices for homes in Greater Cincinnati important? We often hear about the average sale price for single-family homes.  High fives as the average sale price creep higher every month.  But a few super high priced and/or […]
June 19, 2019
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Did Home Sales Bloom in May?

Home sales and prices continued to bloom during May in Cincinnati. The median sale price rose +4.8% comparing May 2018 to May 2019. And comparing the average sale prices in the same timeframe +3.4%.  However, the average sale price only […]
June 17, 2019
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Cincinnati Architecture

Cincinnati architecture styles are always an interesting topic.  The CincyMLS (like many other MLS’s) is behind today’s architecture which limits what buyers and agents can search for when looking for a home or condo.   Most local Cincinnati buyers are looking […]
June 15, 2019
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3 Things to Know About the Housing Market Today

3 Things to Know in the Housing Market Today! A lot is happening in the world, and it’s having a direct impact on the housing market. The reality is this: some of it is positive and some of it may […]