Will Solar Panels Increase the Value of Your Home?

Last week a good friend asked me by how much the value of his home may have increased since he installed solar panels? He had solar panels for more than a year and added a “power wall” of batteries to store the extra energy he’s collecting. His...

5 Reasons Why Homesnap is the Best Real Estate App

Today I would like to introduce you to the Top-Rated Real Estate App: Homesnap. It gives you real time access to the MLS, as well as property tax records, census data, parcel boundaries, school districts, and more. The Columbus Association of Realtors connected our...

Homeowners are 48 Times “Richer” than Renters

Do you remember the New Albany Condo I advertised in last week’s email? ​I had 20 buyers visit my open house, we received 3 offers above list price, and 2 agents called me with eager buyers after a contract was signed. There’s a lot of demand for...

Should You Retire in the Caribbean?

I just got back from a short trip to the Dominican Republic. This was not an all-inclusive vacation to a fancy resort. Instead, Kurt and I traveled with friends who are in the process of buying a condominium on the island. What a great opportunity to combine a little...

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...