Home Ownership

March 27, 2020

Is Renting the First Step to Home Ownership?

Is renting the first step towards home ownership? You’ve Got To Walk Before You Can Run If you’re going to own a house, you need to know what you’re going to be in for. There will be multiple costs which […]
September 24, 2018
Stress Levels for wedding or buying a home

Feeling Stressed?

Feeling stressed?   Many of today’s buyers are trying to save a down payment to buy a home and plan a wedding.  Anybody buying or planning a wedding or house hunting has stories to tell about the stress levels and problems […]
May 30, 2018

Is It Time For Your First Home?

Is Your First Home Within Your Grasp Now? [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: According to the US Census Bureau, ‘millennials’ are defined as 18-36-year-olds. According to NAR’s latest Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the median age of all first-time home buyers is 32. More and […]
August 29, 2016

Greater Cincinnati Home Ownership Assistance Programs

Searching for information about greater Cincinnati home ownership assistance programs is not easy. Local real estate buyers looking for down payment, mortgage or financial assistance may have to search through a web of information and agencies to find a program […]
January 6, 2016
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4 Ways to “Spiff-Up” Your Home

Congratulations – you own a home. Now is the time to “spiff-up” your home by furnishing and decorating it in your own style with your own special touches. You have a blank slate—let’s turn it into a home.  Here are […]
June 29, 2015

Time to Buy? How to Know If You’re Ready to Stop Renting

Time to buy? Buying your first house is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make, so determining whether to take the mortgage plunge or continue renting requires a lot of deliberation. In the U.S., the number of homeowners […]
January 30, 2015
DIY Tips

4 Ways to Help Your New House Feel More Like Home

Congratulations—you are now officially a homeowner. With that last signature on the dotted line, you have joined the ranks of people living the proverbial American dream through home ownership. Now it’s time to make the house your own by furnishing […]
March 31, 2014
Home Ownership

Owning a Home Ain’t Cheap!

A couple of years ago I wrote about the cost of home ownership and today I continue to witness buyers stressed out because they under estimated the cost of owning a home or condo.  So maybe it’s time for a […]
April 23, 2012

My Home the Money Pit!

Sometimes owning a home can be a lot like owning a car. You take care of routine maintenance, keep it clean and maybe even update the interiors and/or exteriors and everything is humming along….then all hell breaks loose.  And in […]