Columbus Housing Market Update [September 2016]

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The state of the Central Ohio Housing Market remains strong, and homes are continuing to “fly off the market,” according to the most recent news release by the Columbus Board of Realtors. Central Ohio Real Estate Market Observations: Median Sales Price is +5.5% compared to a year ago Homes are spending 29% less time on market […]

Fall Homeowner Checklist

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The weather in central Ohio is starting to turn, which means Buckeye wins, falling leaves, and yes, prepping your home for the coming thaw! If you own a home, then you’ll want to be sure to maintain its condition by following this checklist: Fertilize lawn in early September, then in mid-November Check roof for loose shingles […]

New Columbus Listings + Open Houses

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New real estate listings continue to hit the market in almost every neighborhood in Columbus. I thought you’d find these lists useful as you head into the weekend: New Listings w/Weekend Open Houses Columbus Midtown (Downtown Neighborhoods) Grandview Upper Arlington Hilliard Dublin Worthington Westerville Clintonville Please let me know if there is anything I can […]

Homes for Sale Along Schiller Park

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Living near Schiller Park offers me and my family tremendous quality-of-life value. I hope you’ll enjoy checking out these homes for sale along Schiller Park as much as I enjoy seeing them every day! 140 Reinhard Avenue ($640,000) Italianate brick house built around 1880, restored and renovated over the past 20 years with many modern […]

Homes for Sale Along Scioto Country Club!

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Upper Arlington homes around Scioto Country Club are some of the most beautiful in central Ohio, and with tee off for the 2016 U.S. Senior Open upon us I want to share with you the top real estate listings with Scioto Country Club views: 2321 Yorkshire Road ($2.45M) 1928 Tudor Classic + Renaissance-Style Embellishments! Click on photo below for full […]

31-Unit Package [Rental Property Opportunity]

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Nice off-market opportunity for somebody looking to get into or build their Columbus, Ohio rental property package. Background 20-year real estate investor selling the bulk of his remaining rental portfolio in preparation for retirement and/or possible out-of-state move. All but one of the homes located in northeast Columbus (Class B) within a 1-mile radius of […]

Buying Your First Home [7 Steps]

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The central Ohio home buying process (usually 4-6 months from start to close), when boiled down to its most salient items, has 7 basic parts. This post will explain those parts in some detail, with future posts going in-depth on each segment of the buying process. Step 1. Meet with a Real Estate Professional Working with […]

Columbus Market Report [July 2016 ]

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The short & sweet: Inventory remains at crisis levels in central Ohio (2.2 months vs. a 4-6 month “balanced market”) Homes are selling 25% quicker than this time last year Median sales prices are +4.7% since this time last year (almost identical to the 60 year average annual rate for central Ohio) Buyers need to prepare […]