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Buyers Gain $50,000 in Equity on a New House Purchase

Buyers Gain $50,000 in Equity on a New House Purchase

Let's begin the new year with a success story that started one year ago. My clients, Brian and Brandon, have been renting an apartment for the past five years. Every month they put money aside to save for the down payment to buy and own a home. 2021 was supposed to be...

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How Much Risk Should You Take to Win a Bidding War?

How Much Risk Should You Take to Win a Bidding War?

A few days ago, this article on the front page of the Wall Street Journal caught my attention.  All over the US homes have been selling quickly. In many cases it took less than a week from list to contract. It has become increasingly difficult to compete in this hot...

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Get top dollar when you sell your home

Should You Sell Your Home to an iBuyer?

You probably heard about iBuyers - instant buyers. They are a new breed of cash buyers - funded by Wall Street - who use online technology to buy your house without you listing it with an agent. iBuyers promise instant cash offers for your house. They buy your...

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Learn about Columbus Neighborhoods

Can You Still Find Acreage Close to the City?

Can You Still Find Acreage Close to the City?

Many home buyers dream of living in the country. They are looking for acreage to enjoy tranquility and open spaces. Typically, suburban lots are only a quarter acre or less. There's not much room between houses. You will see into your neighbor's kitchen, hear their...

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Housing Trends to Watch in 2022

Housing Trends to Watch in 2022

Many organizations are publishing forecasts this time of the year. I review most of them so I can help my clients make smart decisions when they buy or sell next year. Here's a summary of the most important trends that will impact the housing market in 2022... Housing...

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Events in and around Dublin

Would You Buy a Haunted House for a Discount?

Would You Buy a Haunted House for a Discount?

Halloween may be over, but some homeowners think they live in haunted houses all year round. The annual HAUNTED Report (compliments of realtor.com) found that 13% of Americans believe that the home they live in is haunted. Where Are the Most Haunted Houses? When it...

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How Miracle Homes Help Sick and Injured Children

How Miracle Homes Help Sick and Injured Children

This past Sunday was the first of Advent, the true beginning of the Christmas Season. It happens to fall between Thanksgiving Thursday and Giving Tuesday, so it's appropriate to talk about giving back and being thankful. One way I am giving back is the Miracle Homes...

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