Real Estate

April 13, 2017

Cincinnati Foreclosures

As the greater Cincinnati real estate market heats up there’s some concern about repeating the craziness that crashed the economy not so long ago.   In February, 2017 (latest data available from Multiple Listing Service of Greater Cincinnati) 8.14% of […]
April 12, 2017
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First Quarter Cincinnati Condo Sales

First quarter Cincinnati condo sales results are up and down. (Updated 4/21/2017 Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors Market Report) Both Clermont and Warren Counties condo sales volume continues to lag compared to same time frame last year. time last year. […]
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 […]
April 4, 2017
Parade Craze

Parade Craze Tour of New Homes

The Parade Craze Tour of new homes begins this weekend! And it could be happening in a neighborhood near you.  In what’s advertised as a “scatter site” tour of homes in varying degrees of completion -from drywall to finished- is an […]
March 31, 2017

Ohio Good Funds Law Impact on Buyers and Sellers

On Thursday April 6th the Ohio’s “Good Funds Law” goes into effect impacting both buyers and sellers.  What is the “Ohio Good Funds Law”?  The law requiring any funds for more than a $1,000. to be electronically wired to the […]
March 29, 2017

Mason Real Estate

Mason, Ohio real estate is a hot spot in certain price ranges and continues to attract buyers and some sellers find themselves with purchase offers within hours of the property hitting the market. The latest data for real estate in the […]
March 27, 2017

New Construction in Greater Cincinnati

New construction in Butler, Clermont, Hamilton and Warren Counties is helping to fuel real estate sales in greater Cincinnati. Of the 3428 single family homes for sale in the 4 county area, 610 are advertised as new construction in the Cincy […]
March 27, 2017

The Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors Report

The report issued by CABR states “February home sales were strong, but came up short, down – 3.76 % compared to February a year ago.” Highlights: The average home price climbed to $180,372 compared to $160,839 a year earlier, a […]
March 24, 2017
first time buyer mortgages

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 borrower’s […]