My Experience Selling An Inherited Home

Dealing with a loved one’s home after their passing can be an emotional and overwhelming experience. When my mother-in-law passed away, my husband and I faced the challenging task of handling her home. As an only child, my husband inherited the property, but we had different opinions about what to do with it. The house … Continued

Making An Offer In A Competitive Market

One thing you’ll notice when you go look at a house that’s just come on the market, there may be a lot of other people looking at the home. That’s a sure sign that it’s going to be competitive. If a Columbus home is in the Under $300k price range, is priced at or below … Continued

The Pros and Cons Of Living In A Gated Community

If you’re wondering “what is a gated community,” it’s a group of homes that are only accessible to residents and their guests. While it does sound prestigious, keep these advantages and disadvantages of living in a gated community in mind before you buy a home in a gated community. Pro: Privacy One obvious advantage to … Continued

The Pros And Cons Of HOAs

An HOA, or Home Owners Association, is a board of neighborhood residents that come together to maintain the appearance of the neighborhood. They set restrictions on what you can and can’t do with your property and keep up with the common areas. An HOA is something that many buyers either love or hate, but not … Continued

5 Tips For Buying A Home In Columbus

Central OH Home Buying Tips

Looking to buy a Central OH home? Here are five essential tips for making the process as smooth as possible. Get your finances in order. Start by getting a full picture of your credit. Obtain copies of your credit report. Make sure the facts are correct, and fix any problems you find. Next, find a … Continued

What Do You Actually Need to Get a Mortgage?

Fannie Mae recently released their “What do consumers know about the Mortgage Qualification Criteria?” Study. The study revealed that Americans are misinformed about what is required to qualify for a mortgage when purchasing a home. Here are three takeaways: 59% of Americans either don’t know (54%) or are misinformed (5%) about what FICO score is … Continued