Buyer’s Home: Your Exclusive Columbus Buyers Agency — Page 2

Winter 2022 Home Buyers Face Unique Challenges, Experts Say

February 17, 2022

Bargain-hunting home buyers often focus on winter or off-season months to maximize their purchasing power. However, home-buying experts recognize unique challenges for winter 2022. The nonprofit National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents (NAEBA) surveyed members nationwide to gather information for consumers considering buying a home this winter. The two-part survey sent to NAEBA members examined […]

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Quarterly Market Statistics – 4th Quarter 2021

January 28, 2022

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 (Corp.) […]

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Columbus Home Listings in 2021 Most Numerous Since 2010

January 27, 2022

Columbus home buyers had more homes available in 2021 than they’ve seen in any one year since 2010, according to data from Columbus REALTORS®. Yet the supply of Central Ohio homes for sale fell short of demand, driving bidding wars and creating a very competitive market for home buyers. In fact, Central Ohio home prices […]

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Columbus Home Buyers Experience Emotional Ups and Downs

January 27, 2022

Much has been said about the process of buying a home, but there is one area that doesn’t get much discussion: the emotions experienced by home buyers. Anxiety might be the most common feeling that arises in the home buying process, especially for first-time buyers. After all, this is the largest financial transaction most people […]

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What Columbus Home Buyers Can Expect in 2022

December 18, 2021

Columbus home buyers have faced rising home prices for several years, and the trend is likely to continue in the year ahead. A new report from the National Association of REALTORS lists Columbus among the hottest markets for home demand in 2022. Analysts say that remote workers searching for affordable homes will be drawn to […]

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Columbus Home Affordability Supports Continued Growth

December 18, 2021

If you’re unfamiliar with Columbus, you might ask why it’s called “affordable” when it’s the highest-priced real estate market in Ohio! A recent article in Columbus Business First, along with info from ApartmentGuide.com and the Columbus Dispatch, offer insights on this point. The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Columbus reached $1,182.00 during 2021, […]

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Niche Names Best Columbus Area Suburbs for 2021

November 8, 2021

Need help deciding where to live in the Columbus metro? Niche put together a list of “Best Suburbs to Live in the Columbus Area,” based on information from the U.S. Census, the FBI, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, school rankings and more. Here’s the top 3: 1. Bexley. This suburb has 13,786 residents, and is […]

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Making a Cash-Competitive Offer on a Central Ohio Home

October 28, 2021

While the majority of Central Ohio home buyers use a mortgage to make their home purchase, cash buyers steal the spotlight when their offer is on the table. As we mentioned in a prior blog post, sellers love cash offers because they are seen as a “guaranteed closing” and the fastest closing. This is hard […]

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Columbus Home Inventory Improves, but Prices Rise

October 28, 2021

Columbus home buyers found more homes for sale during September, with new listings 13% higher than September 2020. Yet the new inventory still fell short of demand, causing the average Columbus area home price to rise 8.5% over last year, reaching $301,572. Still, the improved inventory allowed a slight slowdown in the speed of contract activity. […]

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Central Ohio Homeowners Should Check Tree Health

October 4, 2021

There’s a logic debate you might be familiar with: “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” People still argue the answer, but there is a fact you can be sure of. If your tree falls on your property – or your neighbor’s […]

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