Home buyers

November 16, 2018
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A Peek at Today’s Home Buyers and Sellers

NAR (National Association of Realtors) provided an in-depth look at today’s home buyers and sellers.   The details for our local market are harder to find.  Buyers in greater Cincinnati span all age groups.  And they’re using a wide variety of […]
April 23, 2018

Tips for First Time Home Buyers in Cincinnati

To buy real estate or not to buy?   This is the real question! There isn’t a magic checklist for buyers to use when deciding if it’s the right time to buy.  It’s a great idea- but every first time home […]
April 10, 2017
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Housing Affordability

The article below was published recently by Keeping Current Matters.  Real estate is local and in February the median sales price for resale of single family homes was $228,400.  In the 4 county area serving the greater Cincinnati real estate […]
December 27, 2016
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Timing and Flexibilty

Have you ever attempted to get a slinky to walk down the stairs?  Timing and flexibility are key for the spiral toy to make it from one step to the next.  And while real estate seems like the last place […]
May 24, 2016
Cincinnati real estate

Cincinnati Home Sales Up 15%

Greater Cincinnati home sales up 15% compared to last April. According to the numbers released by the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors the number of homes sold in April 2,337 compared to 2,032 in April 2015 is a 15% for April […]
March 21, 2016
Home buyers in Cincinnati

Buyer Beware

The first rule of real estate- “buyer beware“!  Home buyers around greater Cincinnati are fairly predictable most of the time.  Their brains are focused on price, # bedrooms and bathrooms, school district (maybe), neighborhoods, age and of course- amenities. HGTV over […]
March 18, 2016
Home Improvements

5 Smart Home Improvements

The first question you’re likely to ask yourself when starting on a home renovation project prior to selling your house is: What is your return on investment (ROI) going to be? Will you get back the money you spent when […]
August 15, 2015
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Ohio Bond Money and First Time Homebuyers

Good news about Ohio bond money and first time homebuyers.  The Ohio Housing Finance Agency ( OHFA ) First Time Homebuyer Program serving the greater Cincinnati area continue to offer competitive interest rates and programs. Credit score: The credit score for […]
July 29, 2013
5 Tips for Buyers in the Cincinnati Real Estate Market

5 Tips for Buyers in the Cincinnati Real Estate Market

Google “real estate bidding war” and “real estate tips for buyers” and you’ll find tons of information (some good and some not so good) to read.  The most important detail for buyers to remember -real estate is local- and what […]