Columbus Real Estate Market News March 2013

Multiple offers, rising housing prices, sounds like the market has shifted and we are seeing a Sellers’ market. Inventory is low, if you are thinking about selling, now is the time to do it! Housing activity strong in the 1st quarter Central Ohio home sale activity showed healthy increases during the first quarter of...

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5 Tips to Make Your House Smell Good for a Showing

Sellers take these 5 tips to make your house smell good for a showing and I promise that smell will NOT be the reason people don’t buy your house.  Nothing beats walking into a house that smells horrible. I’ve had clients walk right out the door after smelling odd, even noxious smells like pet odor, mildew,...

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Columbus Real Estate Market News December 2012

As expected, 2012 was a great year for the real estate market in Central Ohio. 2012 was the best overall year in real estate since 2007.

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Columbus Real Estate Market News October 2012

Ohio homes sales in October were up for the tenth consecutive month. There were 1,990 residential sales during the month of October, a 24.8 percent increase from the 1,556 home sales in October 2011, according to the Columbus Board of REALTORS®. Homes closed during the month of October sold for an average of $163,764, 10.0...

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The Relationship After Buying a Home; Finding a Good Realtor

This past Saturday I had the pleasure of attending a housewarming for clients who bought a house last month. I felt very privileged to be invited, especially as the group was limited to family and friends. As I was enjoying the food and conversation...

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What is the Columbus MLS?

MLS stands for Multiple Listing Service which is a co-op of Realtors that together list all their homes for sale and have contractual offers of compensation between the brokers. The MLS is also accessible to appraiser and other real estate industry folks who belong to the MLS.

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