If you’ve been reading my market updates you know that we are in a sellers market. There are more buyers than homes listed for sale, and home values have increased by more than 5% each year since the great recession. There’s no better time than selling when the inventory is low and values are high! […]
Susanne has helped more than 500 home buyers or sellers in the past 3 years. She is consistently ranked among the top 1% of all real estate agents in Central Ohio. Connect with her on Google+ or call or text her at (614) 975-9650.
New home construction has surged all over the country in 2016. With inventories dropping further every single month, many of my customers choose to buy a spec home (or have one built). This is the best solution, if you can’t find the features you are looking for in existing listings. According to the Census Bureau 4,040 […]
We are still in a seller’s market. But not every home sells within a few days. Some sit on the market for weeks, even months. I recommend a few simple upgrades to all my sellers before we list their house. They are very affordable, but have a major impact on the appearance of your home. […]
December 2016 home sales were flat as compared to a year ago, but home values keep rising. We did not see the usual “December Spike” I mentioned in a previous market update. Overall 2016 was a record year! Closed sales were up by 6.8% and home values rose by 5.8% for an average sales price […]
House flipping is gaining in popularity again. An increasing number of property investors wants to get back in the market to capitalize on the very limited supply of homes for sale and a strong demand from buyers. Reality shows on channels like HGTV have contributed to the house flipping craze. They make it appear easy with huge profits […]
At the Parade of Homes local builders display the latest and greatest in new home design. 16 participated, a clear sign of a hot and booming new construction housing market. The 2016 BIA Parade of Homes was located in the Verona subdivision in Powell, OH, just North of the Columbus Zoo. As I strolled through the […]
Home sales dropped by 7.6% in the Columbus MLS during the month of July 2016. This comes as a surprise to both economists and Realtors, who predicted solid growth for the rest of the year. Why did the Columbus Real Estate Market fall off a Cliff? Here are a few reasons for the decline: Low Inventory […]