Columbus OH Real Estate Market Update August 2018

As we come to the end of summer, we expect to see the market begin to seasonally shift. The frenetic housing frenzy of the spring and summer begins to slow down as families focus on school and then holidays. However, some reports are showing that the market may be headed towards a more balanced state … Continued

Latest Reports Show Price Cuts On The Rise

National real estate reports are beginning to show a potential market shift. For instance, price cuts are up versus a year ago. This is especially the case in cities such as Seattle and San Diego. The cities with the highest rates of price reductions tend to be cities that were overheated. According to the latest … Continued

11 Hilarious House Fails That Could Ruin A Sale

When you’re searching for a home in Columbus, you probably have a couple of lists in your head: must-haves would-like-to-haves NOPE! Don’t Want That! Unfortunately, most of the homes on this list fall into that third category, unless, of course, you like quirky features, are handy, or have a sizable repair budget. Keep reading to … Continued

Columbus OH Real Estate Market Report June 2018

Summer is here and the market is HOT HOT HOT! Home prices have hit record highs and days-on-market keeps going down. It’s definitely a great time to sell a home in Central Ohio!   Keep reading to see all the charts and information.   🏘️ Columbus Homes For Sale, New Listings, Sold, & Pending The … Continued

When To Reduce The Price Of Your Home

Most home sellers want to get the highest possible price for their home. However, sometimes the best possible price you can get for your home is not as high as you may have hoped. If your home sits on the market for a long time and you need to sell, you will have to reduce … Continued

Columbus OH #4 On Hottest Market List!

Columbus recently ranked 4th on Realtor.com’s Hottest Housing Market list! That’s no surprise to us at The Rita Boswell Group, and if you’ve been reading our market reports, you’re probably not shocked by this news either. Realtor.com based their list on homes that got lots of clicks on their website and how quickly homes are … Continued

How To Find Homes Sold in Columbus Ohio

How To Find Sold Homes In Columbus sign

Whether you’re thinking about buying or selling a home in the Columbus area, you can benefit from viewing homes that have recently sold. Home sellers can use recent home sales in their neighborhood to get an idea of home prices on homes sold nearby. Home buyers can look at recent home sales in a community … Continued

How To Prepare For Last Minute Home Showings

Planning to sell your home while you still live in it? Preparing for last minute home showings will make your life much easier. You will absolutely need to know how to get your house ready to show with short notice – possibly as little as a few minutes. If you haven’t done so already, start … Continued

Columbus OH Real Estate Market Report May 2018

Temps are heating up, and so is the Central Ohio real estate market! The number of days on market for Columbus homes for sale is down, and average home prices in Columbus are up. Read on for April’s days on market, average prices, months of inventory, and more. 🏘️ Homes For Sale, Newly Listed, Sold, … Continued

Columbus OH Real Estate Market Report April 2018

Is it spring yet? Even though Old Man Winter won’t leave us alone, the housing market in Central Ohio is not waiting for the weather to match the season. Our already hot market got even hotter in March, with inventory moving back down and prices moving back up. Keep reading for our days on market, … Continued

How To Sell A Home While Living In It

Scenario: You’ve decided to move, but you have to sell your current home first. Many homeowners find themselves in this situation, because extra money is needed to either be able to pay two mortgages for months (potentially) or to qualify to purchase the next home while still owning the old home. Now you have to … Continued

🌷Get Into The Spring Of Things In Columbus Ohio!

Red Tulips against a blue sky

As old man winter finally releases us from his icy grip, we can start to get outside and enjoy some sunshine! Touring local gardens and taking nature walks are great ways to shake off the winter blues and relieve stress. April is the perfect time to be on the lookout for wildflowers in our local … Continued

Columbus OH Real Estate Update March 2018

Rita Boswell Group bar chart for march 2018

Spring is right around the corner! You know what that means?! House hunting season! Better weather and longer days are perfect for touring homes for sale in Columbus. But, is the market more favorable for buyers or sellers? Let’s dive into February’s real estate data and see how the market did and what trends we … Continued

Finding The Right Home Is Worth The Wait

Housing inventory in Columbus has been at historically low levels for some time now. This issue has frustrated home buyers, causing some to stop their house hunt altogether. For others, they continue to search endlessly or they compromise and buy a home that fits most of their criteria. Recently, Rita was able to help one … Continued

Central Ohio Real Estate Market Report Feb 2018

January’s real estate market numbers are out for the Columbus area! Are we still in a Seller’s Market? What are the current trends? How quickly are homes selling? Let’s dig in to the data to find out! Read more to get the latest Central Ohio real estate market information complete with charts and graphs.

Should I Sell My House Or Rent It Out?

When it comes time to move-up or move-on, many homeowners ask themselves if it is better to sell their home or rent it out. If you have a low mortgage balance, renting out your home may be a good way to have another income stream. But, it doesn’t always make sense, especially if you’re not … Continued