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How We Use the Latest Technology to Attract More Buyers

How We Use the Latest Technology to Attract More Buyers

Excellent marketing is the key to selling your property – even in today’s hot seller’s market. A quality presentation of your house will attract more buyers, and ultimately result in more offers and a higher sales price. Research shows that listings with professional photography sell for 5% more in average, which results in these houses […]

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You Get What You Pay For

You Get What You Pay For

Last Sunday I explained why you should not accept a contract on the first day your listing goes live. You will not get the best buyer, and you won’t get top dollar for your property. ​ Today I’ll show you why a good Realtor is worth more than the 3% listing fee. ​ First, let’s […]

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5 Challenges of Listing in Today’s Sellers Market

5 Challenges of Listing in Today’s Sellers Market

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! […]

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Home Buying Tips

Can You Afford Housing Costs In These 10 Popular Cities?

Can You Afford Housing Costs In These 10 Popular Cities?

Columbus is a wonderful place to raise a family, to go to college, and to watch the Buckeyes. Most importantly, housing costs are very affordable compared to most major American Cities. Although you love Columbus, you may have to move out of state to pursue business opportunities, to be closer to your grand kids or […]

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Community Development Charges, Property Taxes & Abatements on New Homes

Community Development Charges, Property Taxes & Abatements on New Homes

Community Development Charges may be assessed by developers of new subdivisions to pay for roads and infrastructure. These charges are added to your property tax bill or can be paid directly to the local development authority. Property taxes on the other hand are much lower on new builds than on existing homes. In so-called Community […]

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Why New Construction Homes Are Preferred by More Home Buyers

Why New Construction Homes Are Preferred by More Home Buyers

New construction homes are gaining in popularity, as the inventory of existing homes has dropped to historic lows. For many home shoppers buying or building a new home is less hassle than chasing after existing listings. This is especially true in popular suburbs where new listings receive multiple offers and go in contract in just […]

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News - Market Updates

Average Sales Price Reached Its Peak

Average Sales Price Reached Its Peak

The July 2017 housing report did not show any revolutionary changes to the Columbus real estate market. The inventory remains at historic lows, although some commentators will point out that it increased over last month. This is purely seasonal, as the inventory is usually the highest during the month of July.   You probably heard […]

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Median Sale Price at Record High & More Pending Contracts

Median Sale Price at Record High & More Pending Contracts

The Columbus housing market is still buzzing. During the first half of 2017, the median sale price for home values reached record highs with an average of $226,050 in June 2017. That’s 5.1% higher than a year ago. The number of homes sold is slightly higher than the previous year. ​ The main reason holding the market back […]

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Average Sales Price Up By 8% Hits New Record

Average Sales Price Up By 8% Hits New Record

The average sales price has increased in Central Ohio every single month since early 2013. It is no surprise we hit a new record in May 2017. As more people move to Columbus there’s a tremendous need for housing. Despite an a booming apartment rental sector and a shrinking home ownership rate, there are way […]

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Community

What Are Miracle Homes? Video May Bring Tears to Your Eyes

What Are Miracle Homes? Video May Bring Tears to Your Eyes

When you hire me to help you buy or sell a home, YOU will help a sick child. This short video shows how Miracle Home donations help sick kids right here in Columbus.

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Dublin Hosts the Presidents Cup

Dublin Hosts the Presidents Cup

Everything you need to know about the Presidents Cup in Dublin OH at the Muirfield Village Golf Club. RE/MAX 24/7 is thrilled to support Dublin’s golfers. Stop in and learn why you should move to Dublin.

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The Dublin Irish Fest: Cuisine, Culture & Cheer

The Dublin Irish Fest: Cuisine, Culture & Cheer

As the Irish say, “Céad Míle Fáilte!” or “A Hundred Thousand Welcomes!” By purchasing a home in Dublin, Ohio, you will have quick access to the second largest Irish festival in the world! Even if you don’t know the difference between Gaelic and garlic, you will have blast learning about Irish culture. When visitors arrive […]

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Neighborhood Guides

Five New Dublin Subdivisions You Need to Know About

Five New Dublin Subdivisions You Need to Know About

There’s a lot of new home construction going on in Central Ohio. Many clients ask me where they can find the new developments and subdivisions. Unfortunately, there’s no single place to look up new construction, and most builders don’t list their homes on the MLS. To help you locate the best places to build in […]

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Downtown Columbus Home Sales Skyrocket

Downtown Columbus Home Sales Skyrocket

Downtown Columbus home sales have picked up at a record pace. Empty nesters looking for a change once their kids are in college flock to the city to enjoy the urban lifestyle. Young wealthy professionals prefer Downtown to the suburbs because of the entertainment and sporting options it offers. Have you ever considered selling your suburban […]

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How the Property Tax Hike Will Impact Olentangy School District Home Owners

How the Property Tax Hike Will Impact Olentangy School District Home Owners

Concerned parents took to the polls in the 2016 spring elections. Their kids had to attend overcrowded class-rooms in the Olentangy Local School District. Subdivisions like Scioto Reserve and Golf Village are a magnet for young families, making Olentangy one of the fastest growing school districts in the State of Ohio. Their campaign Olentangy for Kids was […]

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Home Previews

The Trends & Misses of the 2017 Parade of Homes

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 Homes subdivision is located at Cheshire Woods, approximately […]

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3 New Trends & 2 Crazy Features Spotted at the Parade of Homes

3 New Trends & 2 Crazy Features Spotted at the Parade of Homes

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 […]

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2014 BIA Parade of Homes – the Good, the Bad and New Trends

2014 BIA Parade of Homes – the Good, the Bad and New Trends

The BIA Parade of Homes showcases the latest in home construction and interior design. Find out why the Trail’s End location features unique, million dollar homes on a hill side setting overlooking the Olentangy River valley.

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Other Recent Posts

The Trends & Misses of the 2017 Parade of Homes

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 Homes subdivision is located at Cheshire Woods, approximately […]

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How We Use the Latest Technology to Attract More Buyers

How We Use the Latest Technology to Attract More Buyers

Excellent marketing is the key to selling your property – even in today’s hot seller’s market. A quality presentation of your house will attract more buyers, and ultimately result in more offers and a higher sales price. Research shows that listings with professional photography sell for 5% more in average, which results in these houses […]

Read More →

Average Sales Price Reached Its Peak

Average Sales Price Reached Its Peak

The July 2017 housing report did not show any revolutionary changes to the Columbus real estate market. The inventory remains at historic lows, although some commentators will point out that it increased over last month. This is purely seasonal, as the inventory is usually the highest during the month of July.   You probably heard […]

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