Real Estate

January 8, 2021

2020 Home Sales in Lakota School District

2020 Home Sales for the Lakota School District. The Lakota School District crosses over township boundaries educating students in both West Chester and Liberty Township Ohio. The school district is an interesting mix of existing neighborhoods and new construction.  West Chester   […]
January 6, 2021

Can a Kitchen Give You a Picture About the Whole House?

Photo by August de Richelieu from Pexels Submitted by: Wendy Dessler It’s said to be the heart of every home. It’s the place where meals are made to fuel the souls, minds, and bodies of families and friends the world […]
January 4, 2021

First Look at December 2020 Home Sales for Cincinnati

December 2020 home sales were down slightly from last month. Year=to-date sales are ahead compared to last year! First look at the single-family home sales through the end of December 2020: December Property sales were 1,884, up +12.3% from 1,678 […]
December 28, 2020

What Difference Does a Year Make?

The Difference a Year Makes for Homeownership Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than a full percentage point, hitting a new historic low 15 times. This is a great driver for homeownership, as today’s low rates provide consumers with […]
December 21, 2020

Fitting Colors of the Year?

The Pantone colors for 2021 are “Illuminating”  and “Ultimate Gray”!  While Sherwin Williams selects “Urbane Bronze”. In a year of firsts and the unexpected, I’m not surprised at “colors for 2021”.   Sherwin Williams and Pantone are making a statement by […]
December 18, 2020
Outdoor photo with snow

November 2020 Home Sales for Greater Cincinnati

The final report on November 2020 single-family home sales for Greater Cincinnati.  Closings are up compared to last year but down from October 2020.  CABR Numbers November Property sales were 1,936, up +14.8% from 1,687 in November of 2019 and […]
December 14, 2020

Real Estate Forecast for 2021

2021 could be real estate’s best winter ever according to the National Association of Realtors® NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun predicts low mortgage rates (3.1%) next year, a 3% home price increase, 9% existing-home sales increase, and a 23% surge […]
December 9, 2020

An Honest Look at Unemployment Numbers

An Honest Look at Unemployment Numbers Keeping Current Matters reports.  Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the November Jobs Report. It revealed that, though headed in the right direction, the nation’s job recovery has slowed. The consensus reaction is best […]
December 7, 2020

Spot Check on the Health of the Cincinnati Real Estate Market

Spot check on the Cincinnati real estate market.  The sale of single-family homes is flowing and, except for a very short supply of homes for sale, the “patient” looks healthy. The chart below reflects just slim the pickings are when […]