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How Buying in December Could Save You $69,640

Most people are not thinking about buying a house in December. They are busy preparing for the Holidays, attending Christmas parties, and buying presents for their loved ones. Let me share with you 3 reasons why purchasing a home before the end of the year could save...

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Get top dollar when you sell your home

3 Tips for a Facelift on a Budget

You don't have to completely remodel your home to sell it for top dollar. For the best return on investment focus on upgrades that have the most impact! ​You want to remove all the "small imperfections" that will keep a potential buyer from making an offer. I am...

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Why You Should List During the Holiday Season

The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas is not a prime season for selling your home. Most people are too busy with Turkey Day celebrations, Black Friday shopping, and attending Holiday Parties. And, they probably hate to move when it's cold and snowing. That’s why...

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Can You Sell a Haunted House?

Halloween is just a few days away. Time to focus on haunted houses and what 3 RE/MAX agents did to get one sold. Is Your House Haunted? Do you sometimes feel you are not alone in your home? Do you hear unexplained whispers at night? Is your pet whining at midnight and...

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Learn about Columbus Neighborhoods

New Neighborhood Spotlight: Belmont Place

This new Delaware County neighborhood is just minutes away from the Polaris Fashion Mall, popular grocery stores like Meijer, Kroger and Giant Eagle. There are also many gorgeous Metro Parks within the area, two of which are; High Banks Metro Park, Alum Creek State...

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New Neighborhood Spotlight: Ballantrae Woods

Ballantrae Woods is a 49.6-acre residential development that is a new phase that will add on to the already huge Ballantrae Neighborhood. The entrance to the community embraces you with The Giant Dancing Rabbits sculpture at Ballantrae Park. Though the homes...

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Making sense of the Numbers

Find out what’s cool now

Should You Attend the Million Dollar Parade of Homes?

This year's Parade of Homes will be going on for another week at Jerome Village. It's the Million Dollar Parade, because 6 of the 7 homes on display cost more than $1 million. Only Manor Homes' entry was a little less expensive at $979,000. Here is last years parade....

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Should You Retire in the Caribbean?

I just got back from a short trip to the Dominican Republic. This was not an all-inclusive vacation to a fancy resort. Instead, Kurt and I traveled with friends who are in the process of buying a condominium on the island. What a great opportunity to combine a little...

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The Trends & Misses of the 2017 Parade of Homes

The 2017 Parade of Homes will be open for another week. If you haven't visited, take a few hours and head up I-71 to Cheshire Woods to soak in the latest home construction and interior design trends. Here's what it looked like last year! Parade Overview The Parade of...

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Events in and around Dublin

Builder Incentives are Back

Fall is here with a vengeance with temperatures dropping from the 90's to the 30's in a couple of days. What happened to our beautiful Ohio autumns? Temperatures are not the only things falling. Builders are substantially dropping prices of market ready homes and...

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A Tiny House to Help Tiny Tots

In the past few years Tiny Houses have become more popular with home buyers. This is partially due to the popularity of TV shows like Tiny House Builders, Tiny House Hunters, and Tiny House, Big Living (all on HGTV). ​Another reason for this trend is the lack of...

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