Should Columbus Home Buyers Purchase a “Flip?”

February 16, 2017

Home flipping is on the upswing again in the Columbus Metro, according to a recent report in Columbus Business First. During 2016, 5.3% of Columbus area home sales were flips, up 1.3% from 2015. At its peak in 2006, flipped homes accounted for 6.3% of all Columbus home sales. While Columbus isn’t exactly a hotbed […]

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Quarterly Market Statistics – 4th Quarter 2016

February 14, 2017

  Below you’ll find market statistics separated by school district, as well as last quarter’s closed sales and median sales price graphs. Bexley Pickerington (Corp.) Columbus CSD Reynoldsburg CSD Dublin CSD South-Western CSD (Grove City) Gahanna Jefferson CSD Sunbury (Corp.) Grandview Heights (Corp.) Upper Arlington CSD Hilliard CSD Westerville CSD New Albany Plain LSD Whitehall […]

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Avoid Buyer’s Remorse When Buying a Columbus Home!

February 7, 2017

Buying a Columbus home takes financial preparation, good planning, time and patience – as well as the expert guidance of an Exclusive Buyer’s Broker! Without these things, home buyers are apt to feel more frustrated by the process, and may experience buyer’s remorse after choosing a home that may not be right for their needs. […]

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February 2017 Events in Metro Columbus!

February 3, 2017

When you live in Metro Columbus, cabin fever isn’t a problem, because there’s something fun happening year-around! Bundle up, get out, and enjoy these special events and attractions happening in February! February 1-March 5: Orchid Exhibit at Franklin Park Conservatory: Think Spring as you browse among thousands of orchid blooms and tropical plants, artfully arranged […]

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2016 Robust Year for Central Ohio Home Sales

January 26, 2017

Central Ohio home buyers had a busy year in 2016! According to recent articles in Columbus Business First, Franklin County saw a post-recession record in property transactions last year, with 23,290 home sales completed. This is a gain of 12% from 2015. Franklin County’s median home price increased to $166,669 during 2016, up from $157,625 […]

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Think Spring with Columbus Home & Garden Shows!

January 18, 2017

Whether you are looking to buy your first home, or build your dream home, you can find inspiration at Columbus home shows! Learn how to tackle do-it-yourself projects and discover the latest trends in home design. Meet contractors, home builders and vendors from around the area. A word of caution: before you speak to any home builders, […]

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What Columbus Home Buyers Should Know About Homeowner Tax Deductions

January 13, 2017

Rarely does a person buy a home for the tax advantages alone. But for many Columbus home buyers, home ownership gives them enough deductible expenses to make it worth itemizing their income tax return. This opens the door to other tax deductions that an itemized return allows, and when combined, can make a significant difference […]

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Central Ohio Home Sales Wrap 2016 on Strong Note

January 5, 2017

Central Ohio home buyers were out in force during November. Here’s a look at the latest market data, as published in the Columbus Dispatch! November 2016 home sales in the Metro Columbus area are up by 15.8%, compared to home sales volumes in November 2015. The year-over-year gain is enough to mark a record high […]

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5 Great Reasons to Buy a Metro Columbus Home!

December 22, 2016

Now that mortgage interest rates have started to rise, and home prices have posted steady gains in the more desirable neighborhoods, you might think that you missed your chance to buy a home at the best price and terms. Nothing could be further from the truth! Interest rates alone do not motivate home buyers; neither […]

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8 Steps for a Smooth Home Buying Process in Columbus

December 16, 2016

The New Year is nearly upon us, and that means the next home buying season is right around the corner! In recent years, home buying in Metro Columbus ramped up right after the Super Bowl, and didn’t slow down until the late fall. If you plan to buy a home in 2017, now is the […]

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