FHA

February 1, 2019
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Cincinnati Ranked High for First-Time Homebuyers

First-time homebuyers in Cincinnati are lucky! According to LendingTree, we rank #4 on the first-time homebuyer friendly index.  The factors LendingTree took into consideration were: Average down payment amount Average down payment % Share of buyers using FHA mortgage Average FHA […]
June 4, 2018

Will Rising Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?

Keeping Current Matters update: Mortgage interest rates have increased by more than half of a point since the beginning of the year. They are projected to increase by an additional half of a point by year’s end. Because of this […]
July 24, 2017
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Home Buying Myths and Other Fairy Tales

The trouble with listening to home buying myths and other fairy tales is potential buyers stop asking the professionals. Keeping Current Matters produced this great infographic to debunk home buying myths: Search FHA Loans have been popular for a long time.  Today’s […]
March 24, 2017

Mortgages for First Time Homebuyers

There are several types of mortgage loans available for first time homebuyers. FHA FHA Purchase Loan is the most popular right now because of the very affordable 3.5% down payment requirement.  According to FHA, the down payment varies depending on the […]
October 26, 2016
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7 Questions Cincinnati Smart Condo Buyers Should Be Asking

Buying a condominium can be more involved than buying a single family home. This is because you have to review and worry about both the condo itself and the condominium complex as a whole. 7 Questions smart buyers should ask before buying a condominium. […]
February 16, 2016
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Low Down Payment Mortgages

All consumers hear is …”it’s a great time to buy”.  However, the ongoing shortage of homes on the market in greater Cincinnati continues to discourage potential buyers who think they must have 20% down to buy a home.  Low down […]
October 14, 2015
FHA

The Benefits of a FHA Loan

Today’s home buyers don’t always have enough money saved for a traditional down payment.  For buyers with less than 20% down available the benefits of obtaining a mortgage loan through the Federal Housing Administration makes buying a home affordable. The FHA allows […]
October 16, 2014
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Common FHA Repairs

Lots of today’s real estate deals involve FHA backed mortgages and sellers need to be prepared to handle common FHA repairs. FHA appraisals often note repairs required before closing on the property, however the demands made by FHA often surprise […]
October 21, 2013

How Were September Condo Sales in Greater Cincinnati?

Condos for sale in greater Cincinnati Ohio continue to capture buyer’s focus. If the information below is not detailed enough or if you are considering buying or selling your condo- call for detailed market analysis. Or make it easy and […]