Columbus Named Hottest “Hipster” Real Estate Market

October 12, 2017

A new study by Yelp and Realtor.com named Columbus’s 43202 zip code as the “Hottest Hipster Market in America.” This designation is based on an unusual combination of factors: Yelp reviews for local independent businesses Number of online page views for homes for sale Proximity to theaters, museums, art and entertainment venues In case you’re […]

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Home Buying Tips for a Hot Metro Columbus Market

October 5, 2017

The Metro Columbus real estate market has experienced rapid home sales, with days-on-market trending around a month or less during the summer peak. Columbus home buyers may be feeling pressured, but those who are prepared for the market, and use the services of an Exclusive Buyer Agent, will find success! Here are home-buying tips to […]

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Mortgage Mistakes for Central Ohio Buyers to Avoid

September 27, 2017

The great thing about becoming a homeowner in Central Ohio is that many have come before you! You can learn from their mistakes so that you avoid making them altogether. As you Exclusive Buyer’s Agency, we are here to fill you in on some of the most common mortgage makes that first-time buyers make. By […]

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Why Millennials Become Homeowners in Metro Columbus

September 20, 2017

If you’ve heard rumors that millennials are uninterested in becoming homeowners in the Metro Columbus area, don’t believe them! Millennials make up the biggest group of first-time buyers, and they believe homeownership is an integral part of the American Dream! As your Exclusive Buyer’s Agency, we are here to fill you in on why millennials […]

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Why to Buy a Central Ohio Home This Fall

September 13, 2017

If you are considering a Central Ohio home purchase, this fall is the time to buy! As your Exclusive Buyer’s Agency, allow us to explain why you may want to buy now rather than waiting. Home Prices – CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index shows that home prices have increased 6.7 percent over the last 10 months […]

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Enjoy September 2017 Events in Central Ohio!

September 6, 2017

Summer may be over, but the fun never ends in Central Ohio! Get into the spirit of fall with this list of upcoming fall festivals and indoor exhibits. These are a great way to spend your time this September! Sept. 9: The Monarch Art Project: From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Franklin Park […]

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Columbus Home Buyer Letter Helps Win the Bid

August 29, 2017

In our prior blog post, we talked about the value of including a personal letter with your home buying offer. Today, we’re sharing an example of a Columbus home buyer’s letter from recent Buyer-Clients of ours! This letter helped them win the deal, even though they were up against two other competing offers.  We have […]

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Should You Include a Letter With Your Home Purchase Offer?

August 28, 2017

Metro Columbus home buyers face competition in today’s market. Homes in good condition in desirable locations, priced right, can attract multiple offers on the very first day! However, the “winning bid” isn’t always the highest offer! Often, home sellers have an emotional attachment to their property. The longer their occupancy, the stronger that attachment may […]

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Metro Columbus Property Taxes Rise with Home Values

August 19, 2017

Franklin County homeowners can expect to see higher property tax bills, according to a report by Columbus Business First. Here are the highlights, along with our own comments! Every three years, Ohio real estate property values are re-assessed by your friendly neighborhood tax auditor. The 2017 audit resulted in a 14% increase in residential property […]

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Quarterly Market Statistics – Second Quarter – 2017

August 16, 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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