Enjoy August 2017 Events in Central Ohio!

August 2, 2017

Bummed out by all the Back-to-School sales flyers? Put them down! There’s still plenty of summer fun to enjoy in Central Ohio! Here’s a list of special events taking place during the month of August! Through Aug 6: Ohio State Fair: The Ohio State Fair brings you the best of Ohio agriculture and live entertainment. […]

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Grove City Among Fastest-Growing Suburbs in Metro Columbus

July 21, 2017

Grove City is located just 10 miles southwest of downtown Columbus, and is fast becoming one of the largest suburbs in Metro Columbus! According to a recent article in Columbus Business First, Grove City’s most recent census pegs its population at 39,721 residents. This marks a 42.3% increase in population since the year 2000. Here […]

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Continued Growth in Forecast for Ohio’s Regional Economy

July 17, 2017

The latest Federal Reserve Beige Book forecasts continued economic growth for Ohio, western Pennsylvania and eastern Tennessee. Columbus Business First recently summarized the Fed’s findings, and we’re sharing the highlights here, along with our own insights! In case you’re new to the Beige Book, it’s an economic report that is published every eight weeks for […]

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How Much Earnest Money Should Columbus Home Buyers Offer?

July 17, 2017

First, you should know that we handle Earnest Money Deposits differently than traditional “buyer agents.” If you’re planning to buy a Columbus home, you should be prepared to include an Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) when you make a purchase offer. While earnest money isn’t required, it’s traditionally included with your purchase offer to show your […]

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July 2017 Events in Central Ohio!

June 29, 2017

The best of summer fun is happening right here in Central Ohio! We have terrific Independence Day celebrations, plus music festivals, fairs and more! Here’s a sampling of popular events happening in July! July 3 – Red, White and BOOM! This City of Columbus day-long celebration features delicious food, craft beers, live music, a children’s […]

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High Demand has Columbus Homes Selling Quickly

June 24, 2017

Columbus home sales moved at a rapid pace during May 2017, according to statistics published by Columbus Business First and the Columbus Dispatch. Metro Columbus homes spent an average of 33 days on market, which is a new record low. The inventory of homes for sale during May was 18% lower than a year ago, […]

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Columbus Among Best Cities for College Graduates

June 16, 2017

According to Columbus Business First, new college graduates can make their best start in Ohio! A study by financial website SmartAsset reviewed economic and demographic data for 108 large cities around the U.S., comparing job opportunities, housing affordability and recreation. Cincinnati and Columbus took top honors in the rankings, with Columbus placing number 2 out […]

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Mortgage Market News Encouraging for Columbus Home Buyers

June 9, 2017

If you’re buying a Columbus home this summer, there’s good news: mortgage interest rates are behaving themselves. In fact, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly mortgage survey as of June 8, 2017, rates on 30-year fixed rate mortgages are at a seven-month low! Volatility in the financial markets has kept mortgage rates in check, even though […]

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Enjoy These June Events in Central Ohio!

June 2, 2017

Living in Central Ohio gives you a world of recreation and entertainment close to home. Give your summer a great start by enjoying some of these special events! Columbus Commons – Downtown Columbus. Free events, concerts and family fun take place every week, all through the spring and summer! See the event calendar for the […]

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Metro Columbus Home Prices are Highly Localized

June 2, 2017

Columbus home buyers are casting their nets wider to find affordable properties, according to a recent article in the Columbus Dispatch. At the same time, home price growth has slowed in some high-end markets, while other communities are experiencing a run-up in home prices. Here’s a summary of the trends, along with our own insights! […]

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