selling a home

September 10, 2018
real estate balancing act in Cincinnati

Real Estate Balancing Act

Selling a property quickly and for the most money is a real estate balancing act. Years ago old school real estate taught agents to keep things in balance.  Today’s market isn’t really any different.  The internet and the media information […]
September 4, 2018
Cincinnati MLS Sheet

Missing “Home Sweet Home”

Cincinnatians shopping for a new place to live may be missing “Home Sweet Home”! New listings require lots of paperwork.  Contracts, permissions to photograph, enter the house and more.  One of the most important forms is the MLS Worksheet (Residential Input […]
August 29, 2018
Cincinnati Market Watch

Is It Time to Reduce Your List Price?

What Does the Recent Rash of Price Reductions Mean to the Real Estate Market? According to Keeping Current Matters last week, in a new report from Zillow, it was revealed that there has been a rash of price reductions across the country. According […]
August 22, 2018
Home selling cleaning hacks

6 Cleaning Hacks When Selling

6 Cleaning Hacks to Keep Your Home Show Ready When Selling. Maintaining a home is a major task involving many micro-managing chores. Sparkling floor, spotless kitchen counter, dust-free couch and a coffee table with no coffee stains may seem like […]
July 16, 2018
Cincinnati Social Media

Using Social Media May Cost Buyers and Sellers

Shocked buyers and sellers are feeling the effects of social media and not in a positive way. Today’s social need to share everything can backfire in the real estate market.  Estastic buyers gushing about finding the perfect home.  Not only do […]
April 18, 2018
Home staging trends in Cincinnati

Aceable – 2018 Home Staging Trends

If you’ve ever taken a look at an interior decor magazine, toured the model house at a new master-planned community or watched an episode of Flip or Flop, then you’ve seen home staging. It’s the industry term used to describe […]
March 5, 2018

Are Home Values Rising Too Fast?

Are greater Cincinnati home values rising too fast? Keeping Current Matters calls it “overinflated”. Last week, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their most recent Existing Home Sales Report. According to the report: “The median existing-home price for all housing types in January […]
January 22, 2018

Ohio On The Move

Ohio residents are moving out-of-state in 2017. Many people track the migration of birds and animals but for decades Atlas has tracked moving migration patterns. According to the latest survey by Atlas Van Lines, Americans are on the move.  And Ohio […]
December 18, 2017
thinking about real estate

What is I.F.A.?

Many sellers don’t understand the importance of I.F.A. when selling their property.  What is I.F.A.?  Inspections, financing, and appraisal. It’s so easy for sellers to get caught up in getting their house on the market that they don’t take time […]