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Columbus Area Home Demand to Stay Strong in 2020

January 22, 2020

The Columbus real estate market has been gaining steam for years, and this past year was no exception. As 2019 drew to a close, homes priced under $350,000 spent an average of just 30 days on market, according to November statistics from Columbus Realtors®. Homes priced from $350,000 to $500,000 spent an average of 63 […]

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Ohio Home Buyers Have Advantages in Winter Months

December 11, 2019

Buying a home may not be the first thing you think of in December or January. But for Central Ohio home buyers, these two winter months offer some of the best market conditions you’ll see all year! According to a study by ATTOM Data Solutions, buyers around the country have been facing higher home prices […]

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Ohio Home Inspector License Requirements Begin April 2020

December 11, 2019

It might surprise Columbus home buyers, but until recently, home inspectors were not required to hold a professional license in the State of Ohio. Virtually anyone could conduct business as a home inspector and follow their own interpretation of the job. This left home buyers vulnerable to bad actors in the trade, with practically no […]

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Home Sales Show Brisk Pace in Columbus Metro

November 18, 2019

Home buyer enthusiasm didn’t fade with the change of seasons, according to September sales data from Columbus REALTORS®. Favorable mortgage interest rates, along with positive economic conditions, have kept buyers motivated. Here’s a look at the numbers! On a year-over-year basis, the volume of Central Ohio home sales increased by 8.9% during September. Conversely, home […]

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Columbus Real Estate Stays Popular with Home Buyers

November 14, 2019

Columbus real estate remains among the most-searched and fastest-moving markets in the U.S., according to statistics from Realtor.com. Four Ohio markets made the website’s “20 Hottest Markets” list for October 2019, with Columbus leading the pack: #3 Columbus #9 Springfield #13 Canton-Massillon #14 Dayton The Columbus market has been on the “hot” list multiple times […]

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Population Growth Fuels Columbus Building Boom

October 22, 2019

Columbus has become a magnet for young adults seeking housing affordability and career opportunities. Between 2010 and 2018, population growth in Columbus has exceeded 13%, bringing an economic boost that shows no sign of slowing down. Powerhouse tech employers such as Facebook, Google and Amazon are expanding their presence in the Columbus Metro, while 300 […]

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Franklin County Approves New Conveyance Fee on Home Sales

October 3, 2019

Effective October 7, 2019, all home sales in Franklin County will be subject to higher conveyance fees. The conveyance fee has increased by $1.00 per every $1,000 in sales price, bringing the total conveyance fees to $3.00 per every $1,000 in sales price. For example, on a $300,000 home sale, the conveyance fees would amount […]

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Columbus Area Housing Market Among Healthiest in U.S.

September 17, 2019

Columbus real estate has bubbled up on another media list! A report by SmartAsset, a financial technology company, named the Columbus area real estate market as one of the healthiest in the country, placing it #86 nationally and #2 in Ohio. What exactly is a “healthy” real estate market? In the case of the SmartAsset […]

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For Millennial Home Buyers, the Struggle is Real

August 9, 2019

Home ownership has begun later in life for this generation of young adults. For years the media assumption was that Millennials were unmotivated by home buying and unready for the financial responsibility that went along with it. But when a study by Business Insider crunched the numbers, it demonstrated that economic headwinds, more than personal […]

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Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Columbus Home

August 9, 2019

A new home buyer survey reported by CNBC shows that buyer’s remorse has been on the upswing. One reason is the limited inventory of affordable homes facing buyers around the country. With little to choose from for the money, some buyers purchased homes that they quickly outgrew. Others purchased homes that needed more repairs than […]

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