Metro Columbus Home Inventory Sinks Lower

April 13, 2017

A mild winter helped keep Metro Columbus home buyers active in the market, but home inventory remains stubbornly low. Home prices have pushed higher as a result, setting the stage for another busy year in the Metro Columbus real estate market! Here’s a look at the latest industry statistics for our area. New listings arriving […]

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Enjoy April 2017 Events in Metro Columbus!

March 31, 2017

Nothing puts some “spring” in your step like getting out to special events in Metro Columbus! Welcome the longer days and the warmer weather by enjoying family-friendly, outdoor activities, or take in a home show or film festival! Here are suggestions to help you make plans! March 31-April 2. Columbus Home Improvement Show. Held at […]

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Debt Reduction Strategies for Future Columbus Home Buyers

March 23, 2017

In our prior blog post, we talked about what rising interest rates mean for Columbus home buyers. As we mentioned, rising interest rates will also impact anyone who is carrying variable-rate debt, which commonly includes credit cards. Today we’re sharing debt reduction strategies that can help you save money, while putting you in a stronger […]

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What Rising Interest Rates Mean for Columbus Home Buyers

March 18, 2017

As expected, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark lending rate on March 15, moving its overnight lending rate from 0.75% to 1%. This isn’t earth-shattering news by itself, but Columbus home buyers need to pay attention to it for several reasons. For example, this is the second rate hike by the Fed in three months, and […]

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Millennials Take the Lead in Home Buying Activity

March 9, 2017

For years, real estate industry analysts bemoaned the apparent lack of interest Millennials had in home ownership. It seems Generation Y was merely biding its time! Millennials are now the dominant generation among all home buyers, according to a report by RISMedia. Here’s some highlights from the report! As of January 2017, Millennial home buyers […]

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Enjoy March 2017 Events in Metro Columbus!

March 1, 2017

Think spring, and enjoy the many events happening around Metro Columbus in March! Here’s a sampling of popular events that you won’t want to miss! March 11 through September 17. Blooms and Butterflies: Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus. Need a quick dose of spring? Experience the splendor of hundreds of live, colorful butterflies in flight among […]

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Where is the Central Ohio Home Inventory?

February 23, 2017

Central Ohio home buyers have been out in force in recent weeks, many of them motivated by rising interest rates and a sense of urgency. Columbus Business First reports that home inventory during January 2017 was 2.2% lower than the same period a year ago. Despite this, home sales have been robust. January 2017 home […]

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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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