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If Your Home Hasn’t Sold Yet… Check the Price!

By Joan | Jan 31, 2017

  The residential housing market has been hot. Home sales have bounced back solidly and are now at their second highest pace since February 2007. Demand has remained strong throughout the winter as many real estate professionals are reporting bidding wars with many homes selling above listing price. What about your house? If your house…

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Millionaire to Millennials: Buy a Home!!

By Joan | Jan 17, 2017

  Last week, CNBC ran an article quoting self-made millionaire David Bach explaining that not purchasing a home is “the single biggest mistake millennials are making” because buying real estate is “an escalator to wealth.”   Bach went on to explain:   “If millennials don’t buy a home, their chances of actually having any wealth…

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Inadequate Inventory Driving Prices Up

By Joan | Jan 10, 2017

The latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed a direct correlation between a lack of inventory and rising prices. We are all familiar with the concept of supply and demand. As the demand for an item increases the supply of that same item goes down, driving prices up. Year-over-year…

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8 Important Questions to Ask Your Agent

By Joan | Sep 20, 2016

  Qualifications are important. However, finding a solid, professional agent means getting beyond the resume, and into what makes an agent effective. Use the following questions as your starting point in hiring your licensed, professional real estate agent:   Why did you become a real estate agent? Why should I work with you? What do…

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How Can a Real Estate Agent Help Me?

By Joan | Sep 6, 2016

  A Buyer’s Real Estate Agent: Educates you about your market. Analyzes your wants and needs. Guides you to homes that fit your criteria. Coordinates the work of other needed professionals. Negotiates on your behalf. Checks and double-checks paperwork and deadlines. Solves any problems that may arise.

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Increasing Your Home's Appeal

By Joan | Aug 30, 2016

Exterior Keep the grass cut and remove all yard clutter. Weed and apply fresh mulch to flower beds. Apply fresh paint to wooden fences. Tighten and clean all door handles. Clean windows inside and out. Powerwash home’s exterior. Ensure all gutters and downspouts are firmly attached and functioning. Paint the front door. Buy a new…

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New Listing – Open House – 4074 Blendon Pointe Drive, Columbus OH 43230

By Joan | Aug 27, 2016

OPEN HOUSE, August 28, Sunday 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 4074 Blendon Point Drive, Columbus, OH Blendon Park Condominium For Sale Get Directions Click Here Description Features Photos Maps & Local Schools Walk Score $ Click for current price 1 BEDROOMS 3 BATHROOMS (2 full, 1 half) 1308 Square Feet Happy Home! Entertainment sized deck…

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6140 Hoover Reserve Drive Westerville OH 43081

By Joan | Aug 25, 2016

6140 Hoover Reserve Drive Westerville OH 43081   Westerville Luxury Home for Sale in Reserve at Hoover Silvestri built – 2011 2.21 Acre lot – largest lot in the community. First floor owner retreat. Den, Great Room, Formal Dining Room, Eat-in Kitchen Mother-in-law or Nanny Suite off of kitchen includes large bedroom, full bathroom, private den.…

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Opting for New Home Construction

By Joan | Aug 23, 2016

Whether to buy an existing home or have one built is yet another decision to make during the home-buying process. If you decide to go with new construction, a real estate agent can be a powerful advocate in your corner as you negotiate upgrades, a move-in date and other terms with the home builder. Below…

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