buying a home

November 20, 2019
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The Advantage of Buyer’s Remorse

Too few homes for sale and buyers making impulse bids leads to a disease called “buyer’s remorse”. Usually, desperate buyers don’t have time to really look and think about a new listing that hits the market.  Even the most motivated […]
November 8, 2019
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Taking the Fear Out of the Mortgage Process

Taking the Fear Out of the Mortgage Process A considerable number of potential buyers shy away from the real estate market because they’re uncertain about the buying process – particularly when it comes to qualifying for a mortgage. Search For […]
November 1, 2019
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How to Decide Whether to Sell, Rent, or Gift Your Home Before Moving to Assisted Living

Photo Credit: Rawpixel Guest Post: Andrea Needham How to Decide Whether to Sell, Rent, or Gift Your Home Before Moving to Assisted Living. Admitting you need help as a senior can be hard enough without having to worry about your […]
September 25, 2019
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Worth Another Look?

Is a house marked sold pending a few weeks ago but is up for sale again worth another look? It seems a lot of properties appear as pending in the CincyMLS because the seller accepted an offer but the house […]
August 26, 2019
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Timing of Inspection Periods

Cincinnati purchase contracts contain several paragraphs about types and timing for inspections. When buyers write an offer and check off the boxes for inspections they need to specify how long the inspection period will be.  Typically buyers ask for a […]
May 8, 2019

Targeting The Buyer

Realtors® and sellers need to know how to target marketing toward potential home buyers. According to  NAR  (National Association of Realtors), today’s real estate market is a generational thing. 86% of the Younger Millennials were first-time home buyers. 81% of […]
April 22, 2019
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3 Great Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Home

3 Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying A Home If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family have your best interests at heart, they may […]
March 22, 2019
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Home Staging Matters

The spring home-buying season officially kicked off right after New Year’s.  And a new survey from the National Association of Realtors® shows that 83% of buyers’ agents agree staging makes it easier for buyers to visualize a property as their […]
March 6, 2019

The Spring Housing Market

The Housing Market Will “Spring Forward” This Year! Just like our clocks this weekend, in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward!” Similar to tension in spring, the lack of inventory available for sale has been holding back the […]