home inspections

June 9, 2021
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3 Questions to Answer When Negotiating Repairs with a Home Seller

3 Questions to Answer When Negotiating Repairs with a Home Seller Source: Image via BurstGuest Author:  Natalie Jones When buying a home, it’s essential to have it inspected for issues by a third-party home inspector. This will provide you and […]
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 3, 2019
Cincinnati home inspections and appraisal

Home Inspection Or Appraisal?

Buyers often ask “What is a Home Inspection versus what is an Appraisal?” Good question.  The answer is fairly straight forward. Understanding why you need both of these when buying a home will help move the transaction along. Home Inspection […]
August 1, 2018
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Beware of Serial Buyers

Beware of serial buyers killing home purchase deals! Frantic buyers outbid on homes and a day or two later have buyers remorse.  Sound familiar?  It’s happening to lots of sellers in the greater Cincinnati area. You’re thinking everybody is entitled to […]
July 11, 2018
Ticking clock on real estate contracts

Tick Tock

Tick Tock!  In the hot Cincinnati housing market buyers are running out of time and losing. What do buyers do when they get a signed contract?  Most celebrate, calling family and friends announcing victory.  But the celebration may be shortlived […]
July 28, 2017
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Final Walk Through Expectations

The final walk through before closing raises a lot of expectations. Buyers need to schedule time for the final walk through prior to closing on their home.  It’s important to manage expectations with what actually happens during a walk through.  The […]
June 15, 2016

How To Sell Your Cincinnati Home- 2

Part 2 of how to sell your Cincinnati home. Part 1 covered the first half of “selling your greater Cincinnati home” and the next steps will be covered in this article. At this point your house or condo has been […]
July 21, 2015

Liar Liar Pants on Fire!

“Liar Liar Pants on Fire” when a Florida couple were arrested for not only failing to disclose a sink hole when selling their home- they also fired an insurance claim and lept the money.  And while this is bad example […]
June 17, 2015

What Smart Home Buyers Need to Know

What a smart home buyer needs to know with so many homes/condos to preview? So many friends offering different advice on how to buy a home…where to buy…what agent to use…what agent not to use! So many family members wanting to […]