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Where Can You Find New Homes Under $350,000?

Where Can You Find New Homes Under $350,000?

A very special THANK YOU to all my clients who served in the armed forces. There were quite a few of you. I always appreciate the opportunity to help you sell or find a great home for your family. For many buyers new construction homes seem to be out of reach in...

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4 Unique Benefits of Buying a New Home this Fall

4 Unique Benefits of Buying a New Home this Fall

October may not seem to be the best time to buy a new house. Most people start looking in March and April, hoping to move in summer and be ready for the next school year at the end of August. Sadly, many buyers use this exact same strategy. It leads to competition and...

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Get top dollar when you sell your home

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

Market Update: New Listings Plummet in Suburbs

Market Update: New Listings Plummet in Suburbs

Fall is the time of the year when fewer homes are listed for sale. It is a time when sellers are more motivated to accept lower offers, which opens the door for buyers to find better deals and face less competition. This chart proves my point ... The chart shows the...

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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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How Your Nanny Cam Could Make You a Felon when you Sell

How Your Nanny Cam Could Make You a Felon when you Sell

We have a Ring doorbell camera on our house to see who's knocking, even if we are not at home. It makes us feel safer. Probably, it deters bad guys from stealing packages or breaking into our home. ​Many parents use cameras inside their house, so-called nanny cams, to...

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Events in and around Dublin

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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Can You Still Find Good Investment Properties?

Can You Still Find Good Investment Properties?

A few weeks ago, this article caught my eye: Home Flipping Investors Abandon Columbus. It's based on a survey by Realtor.com that shows that Columbus experienced an 18.8% drop in home flipping last summer. That's a steeper decline than in any other large metro area in...

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