Now that the 2017 tax assessments are on the books and the numbers are out for everyone to see – if you aren’t happy with your new tax number and feel you have a legitimate claim to lowering that number, the Franklin County Auditor wants you to know that you have options: The Franklin County […]
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Many satisfied clients say that the way we helped them understand the complicated and sometimes overwhelming home-buying process was the most appreciated aspect of their relationship with us. The internet makes available a wealth of information which can be truly empowering, but can also be confusing for home-buyers. The articles below will help you make sense of buying a home in Columbus, Ohio.
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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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]