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3 Tips to Get the Best Deal When You Build a New Home

3 Tips to Get the Best Deal When You Build a New Home

As of this morning, only 1,854 homes were listed for sale on the Columbus MLS. That's 46% less than a year ago. To say that the housing market is competitive is an understatement. New construction is a great choice in today's hyper-low inventory market. You typically...

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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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4 Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2021

4 Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2021

Friday was a rather dreary start to the New Year with rain washing away the snow from a week ago. Let's hope that the rest of 2021 will be nice and sunny! The outlook for real estate is certainly bright. Experts predict another record year with rising home values, low...

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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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