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How Long Does It Take to Sell My House?

How Long Does It Take to Sell My House?

The Columbus housing market is changing as we approach the new school year. New "For Sale" signs are popping up every day. ​Last week I met with 4 homeowners who are planning to sell. They wanted to find out how I will market their homes to get top dollar. ​One of the...

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How Quickly Do Homes Really Sell?

How Quickly Do Homes Really Sell?

Many homeowners tell me they cannot sell their house right now, because they are afraid they won't find a new one. With the inventory at historic lows and multiple buyers competing for the same listing you may have a hard time finding the perfect home you've always...

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How to Save with Back to Back Closings

How to Save with Back to Back Closings

Here's a question many sellers ask: can we move directly into a new home or do we need to get temporary housing and put our belongings in storage? The answer depends on your individual circumstances. A direct move can save you thousands of dollars in storage and hotel...

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Which Upgrades Yield the Highest Return?

Which Upgrades Yield the Highest Return?

Over the past few months I personally experienced how time consuming and expensive it is to upgrade your home. ​If you want to sell for top dollar some remodeling will be unavoidable. You have to bite the bullet and do the work or hire a contractor. Selling your house...

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How I Sold a House another Agent Could Not Sell

Last November I received a call from a desperate homeowner. They had fired their listing agent, after their home was on the market for more than a month with no activity. Their new-built home was getting ready by the end of the year. They had to sell! These homeowners...

Housing Stats Comparison: Aspen vs. Dublin

We just returned to Columbus from a "business trip" to Aspen, Colorado. We were very lucky our flight was able to land at Port Columbus around midnight after circling for half an hour. And the road conditions driving home were much worse than this morning. When real...

Why You Can’t Trust Online Home Valuations

If you are a homeowner who's thinking about selling, you probably want to know how much your home is worth. Most likely you've been searching the Internet and came across the Zestimate, Zillow's online home value. For many suburban homes it's a decent ESTIMATE of what...

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