Multiple Offers Rising all across Ohio

By Greg Stitz, Ohio REALTORS Director of Research Compared to October 2014, when this question was first asked, 28 percent more respondents have seen multiple offers rise in their area. According to Ohio REALTORS October 2017 housing market confidence survey, 84 percent of respondents have seen multiple offers rise in their area compared to 56 […]

How the proposed tax code bill hurts Columbus Ohio homeowners and home sellers

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How the proposed tax code bill hurts Columbus, Ohio homeowners and home sellers. If you’ve looked at your local news broadcast, picked up a newspaper or scanned your Facebook feed in the last 30 days you may have seen the recent news about the possible introduction of a tax reform plan currently up for debate […]

Finding a ranch home for sale in Columbus and surrounding communities

Columbus area ranch homes sold over the last year.

  There was an article in the Dispatch today about the popularity/scarcity conundrum of ranch homes in Central Ohio. I haven’t experienced too many buyers with strong preferences toward ranch homes unless they are also looking at downsizing to a 1-floor condo. I love working in areas like Eastmoor or Berwick or Upper Arlington where […]

Buyers Benefit from New Student Loan Regulations

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Buyers Benefit from New Student Loan Regulations Student Loan debt in the United States has reached $1.4 Trillion. It has become one of the primary roadblocks for buying a home for millions of Americans. For those not familiar with how this debt affects your ability to obtain a mortgage, allow me to demystify it a […]

Columbus Area Homes under $200,000 – Do they exist? Where?

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Unbelievably, 48% of all homes actively listed in the MLS, as of this afternoon, are $200,000 or less. I find this remarkable. Very nearly half of the homes for sale in Central Ohio fall into what I would call an ‘affordable’ range. And yet, finding and purchasing a home, especially for a first time home […]

Columbus House Hunting – How Many Homes Will Be Coming on the Market?

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I have buyer clients who are open to homes in Worthington, Clintonville, Olde Towne East, Bexley, Berwick and Eastmoor. We’ve been looking at homes here and there for probably just over a month or so and the perfect home hasn’t been on the market quite yet. It’s OK. Looking is immensely educational for buyers, especially when they’re […]