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How the Pandemic Shaped New Home Design Trends

How the Pandemic Shaped New Home Design Trends

The biggest trend in residential home design is multi-generational living. The Covid pandemic has affected older age groups disproportionately. Many families don't want their elderly relatives confined to an assisted living center or a nursing facility. Instead, they...

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Why Home Ownership is the Best Way to Create Wealth

Why Home Ownership is the Best Way to Create Wealth

Some people shy away from buying a home while we are in this hot sellers’ market. I don't blame them. The competition for affordable properties is intense, and home values have increased substantially. After all, you can lease a brand new, modern apartment for a...

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5 Ways Covid Has Changed Real Estate

5 Ways Covid Has Changed Real Estate

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way we do business as Realtors. ​ We implemented new technologies for digital contracts and virtual showings, and we adopted procedures to comply with government mandates and keep you safe. Here's how​ the pandemic has shaped the...

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The Top 5 Things Buyers Hate About Your House

The Top 5 Things Buyers Hate About Your House

The Columbus housing market is very competitive. Inventory levels are at record lows, and many homes sell in just a few days above list price. So, why do some listings not sell right away? Small Maintenance Issues Turn Off Buyers Today's buyers want a move-in ready...

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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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New Neighborhood Spotlight: Belmont Place

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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Making sense of the Numbers

Market Update: Home Values Climb 16% in September

Market Update: Home Values Climb 16% in September

The Columbus housing market more than recovered from the pandemic: Year to date home sales are higher than in 2019 Home values have skyrocketed by 16% in September Homes sell for more than list price (in average), and The supply is down to 1 month (this means the MLS...

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How the Pandemic Shaped New Home Design Trends

How the Pandemic Shaped New Home Design Trends

The biggest trend in residential home design is multi-generational living. The Covid pandemic has affected older age groups disproportionately. Many families don't want their elderly relatives confined to an assisted living center or a nursing facility. Instead, they...

read more
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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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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Very Proud of this Ranking & Other Accomplishments

Very Proud of this Ranking & Other Accomplishments

The first half of 2019 is over. Time to take inventory of what we've accomplished and to be grateful for the opportunities I had to be of service to my clients. 2019 has been a very good year so far. This map shows my personal production over the past 6 months....

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