buying a home

February 14, 2020

2020 Valentine Wishes

Image by monicore from Pixabay Love a new home in 2020 but don’t think you can make it happen? Let’s sit down and discuss all the options- sooner rather than later! Search
February 5, 2020

What Makes a Home Great?

Your home search has ended and you sign a contract for “the dream home”. Within a few days, you discover the dream becomes “the teenage home” with all sorts of blemishes you didn’t see. First, don’t blame the Realtor® Some of […]
January 31, 2020

Waiting for Open Houses Costs Buyers

The Greater Cincinnati real estate market has been super competitive for the last few years. Some properties have multiple offers and sell quickly.  And interested buyers who wait until the weekend “Open House” may never get a chance to bid […]
January 15, 2020
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Are Home Buyers Waiting in Line?

Buyers must be waiting in line because single-family home sales in Greater Cincinnati continue at a brisk pace. 1671 single-family home sales closed during December 2019 versus 1486 during December 2018.  So closings were up approximately 11% during the last […]
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 […]