Central OH Real Estate Market Update October 2016

Central OH Real Estate Market Update Oct 2016

The weather may be getting cold, but real estate in Columbus remains hot! While we are seeing a little bit of the normal seasonal slow down in the Columbus area, the Central Ohio real estate market remained a Seller’s Market* in October. There was a small price depreciation since September 2016, but prices are up … Continued

Staging Your Home To Sell: Secrets From The Experts

Westerville OH Staged Luxury Bath

Are you selling your home? Preparing your home for the real estate market is the most important thing you can do to help it sell as quickly as possible for as much money as possible. Here are some of the secrets that real estate experts use to help home sellers get their home ready to … Continued

Get The Inside Scoop On Dealing With Multiple Offers

Dealing With Multiple Offers In Central OH

With many Central Ohio homes for sale receiving multiple-offers, I find I am getting a lot questions from both buyers and sellers on what to do in a multiple offer situation. Buyers are finding the current real estate market difficult because homes are selling so quickly. They’ve often lost out on a home already, and … Continued

3 Tips For Staging A Spare Bedroom

Westerville OH Staged Bedroom by Rita Boswell

Do you have an extra bedroom in your home that doesn’t have a defined purpose? If you’re preparing to sell your Central Ohio home, it’s important to stage your whole home, including that spare bedroom. Buyers aren’t always able to imagine how to use a room. Home staging helps homes sell more quickly and often … Continued

How To Get The Most Money When Selling Your Central OH Home

How To Sell Your Central OH Home For More

Every Central Ohio homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a LITTLE LOW This may seem counter-intuitive. However, let’s look … Continued

Buying And Selling A Central Ohio Home At The Same Time

Tips For Buying and Selling a home at the same time

Remember the nervous excitement and the stress of buying your first Central Ohio home? Imagine feeling all of it again – except this time trying to sell a home too. Buying a home and selling a home can both be stressful, but when you’re trying to do them at the same time you double that … Continued

3 Quick Steps For Getting Ready To Sell

Central OH Home Sold By REALTOR Rita Boswell

Selling your home does not just mean hiring an agent to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time. Make Repairs Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls and the rattles in the … Continued

Will Appraisals Continue to be a Challenge in 2016?

First American Title issues a quarterly report, the Real Estate Sentiment Index (RESI), which “measures title agent sentiment on a variety of key market metrics and industry issues”. Their 2015 4th Quarter Edition revealed some interesting information regarding possible challenges with appraisal values as we head into 2016. The fourth quarter RESI found that title … Continued

Cleaning Tricks To Kick That Pet Hair and Smell

Although we love our pets for their loyalty, friendship, and overall cuteness, nobody likes the inevitable pet smell and hair that accompanies our furry friends! If you’re selling your Central Ohio home, a clean, fresh-smelling home won’t turn off buyers. Keeping a home clean with a pet is certainly a daunting task. Whether you hire … Continued

A Quick Guide to Understanding the Housing Market

You hear it on the news all the time: “It’s a buyer’s market,” “It’s a seller’s market,” or “The housing market is on the rebound.” And, while you probably get the gist of what these folks are talking about, having a deeper understanding of the housing market and how it works can help you immensely … Continued