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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Tips to Avoid the Porch Grinch this Holiday Season

December 8, 2016

Everyone knows the story of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” Today, there are plenty of opportunists following in the Grinch’s green footsteps, with package theft on the rise around the country. An estimated 23 million Americans have been the victim of package theft. The problem worsens during the holiday season, as “porch grinches” or porch […]

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Choosing a Real Christmas Tree and Making it Last

December 1, 2016

There’s nothing like the beauty and essence of a live Christmas tree in your Columbus home! If you’ve never had a real tree for the holidays, or you’ve been frustrated by trees that don’t last the season, these tips are for you! Here’s some Christmas tree care advice from Popular Mechanics and the National Christmas […]

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2016 Holiday Season Events in Metro Columbus!

November 23, 2016

The holiday season offers plenty to do in Metro Columbus, with a variety of activities for the whole family! The fun begins Thanksgiving weekend, and runs through the New Year! Here are some of the most popular events happening around the area! November 23 through January 1. Wildlights at Columbus Zoo! Immerse yourself in a […]

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Fewer Distressed Homes for Sale in Central Ohio

November 16, 2016

The share of distressed properties for sale in Central Ohio continues to shrink, according to recent reports by the Columbus Dispatch and Columbus Business First. Let’s take a closer look at the numbers, and what they could mean for home buyers in Metro Columbus! First, the good news. Franklin County foreclosure filings dropped during October […]

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Fireplace Safety Tips for Your Columbus Home

November 9, 2016

Nothing says home for the holidays like a cheerful fireplace! While we no longer rely on fireplaces as a primary source of heat, they provide beautiful ambiance, and evoke a sense of tradition and comfort. When properly installed and well-maintained, a fireplace offers years of enjoyment. If not properly maintained, a fireplace can be a […]

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