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House Hunting in Times of the Coronavirus

House Hunting in Times of the Coronavirus

With most public events canceled, schools on extended spring break, and many companies recommending working from home you may be wondering how you should go about house hunting. As COVID-19 is mostly transmitted by personal contact (per the CDC) the best way to avoid...

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How to Buy Before You Sell with Bridge Financing

How to Buy Before You Sell with Bridge Financing

In today's hot seller's market, buyers with home sale contingencies are at a disadvantage. They can't get their offers accepted. Sellers prefer non-contingent contracts because they are more likely to close. If you want to sell your home and need the proceeds of that...

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The Most Cost-Effective Ways to Stage Your Home

The Most Cost-Effective Ways to Stage Your Home

The housing market has slowed, and more listings are competing for "off-season" buyers. That's why it is critical to present your home in the best light possible. Staging is probably the most cost-effective way to attract more buyers. Research has shown that staged...

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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

Find out what’s cool now

Try Co-Living to Eliminate Your Housing Costs

Try Co-Living to Eliminate Your Housing Costs

The Short North and Victorian Village have become two of the trendiest neighborhoods in Columbus. With cocktail bars and new restaurants galore, they attract both millennials and baby boomers looking for a walkable neighborhood and daily entertainment. There's only...

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Events in and around Dublin

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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Best New Subdivisions Along Bike Trails

Best New Subdivisions Along Bike Trails

Last week I attended a real estate seminar in Chicago. It was the perfect opportunity to visit two of our sons. As millennials they know the best new restaurants and cocktail bars. Our first breakfast - fresh bread, butter & sardines! When it comes to creative...

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