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To Disclose or Not Disclose: That is the question…

Posted on: October 11th, 2022 by RAGC Team No Comments

To Disclose or Not Disclose: That is the question… This year, we saw an increase in complaints filed by members of the public. Complaints based on dishonest behavior and/ or for failing to disclose information as it relates to a property or transaction. Not only are complaints being filed with the Association, but many have… Read More »

Posted on: May 23rd, 2022 by RAGC Team No Comments

We remain in a one-of-a-kind market! Looking at data from a year ago, we have had a .04% increase in total sold volume, with a median price increase of 4.8%; however, we continue to feel the strain of supply shortages as listings from that same timeframe are down by 2.8%. March 2022 to April 2022… Read More »

Posted on: May 5th, 2022 by RAGC Team No Comments

For Immediate Release Contact: Christy Beaver, Marketing and Communications Director REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati P: 5138423011 E: [email protected] W: Hilly Kendel, Development Director The North Fairmount Community Center P: 5134701653 E: [email protected] W: The REALTORS® with Heart, a Committee of the REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati Donates Lifesaving AED to the North… Read More »

January 2022 – Units Sold Decrease 2.6%

Posted on: February 28th, 2022 by RAGC Team No Comments

We typically see a drop in closed sales from December to January, but the last few years have seen an increase in January closings year-over-year.  Although the year-over-year difference isn’t huge, it is notable. Active inventory numbers are continuing to set all-time lows. While the January Median Sales price dropped 5.3% from December, it is… Read More »

Advertising Matters!

Posted on: January 28th, 2022 by RAGC Team No Comments

Advertising Matters! When it comes to marketing, REALTORS® come up with the most creative and entertaining ways to advertise their services and listings. While advertising is fun, it’s also necessary to do. That’s why it is important that REALTORS® have an understanding on licensing laws regarding advertising. Advertising is defined by Ohio Administrative Code 1301:5-1-02(H)… Read More »

December 2021 – A Strong End to 2021

Posted on: January 24th, 2022 by RAGC Team No Comments

The 2021 Cincinnati housing market ended on a strong note. Median Sales price might have gone down from the month prior, but broke records for December. Inventory numbers are still sitting at record lows, but December 2021 saw more new listings than December of 2019, 2018, or 2017. “With $604,179,377 in total sold volume, 2021… Read More »

Unlicensed Real Estate Assistant: How Can They Help You?

Posted on: January 21st, 2022 by RAGC Team No Comments

Real estate assistants are a valuable part of the profession as they tend to ease the burden on Agents and Brokers alike by aiding through administrative support. However, problems can arise when an unlicensed individual acts and performs tasks that require a license. A licensee who permits or authorizes an unlicensed person to perform acts… Read More »

Important News from the Ohio Statehouse

Posted on: December 20th, 2021 by RAGC Team No Comments

Important News from the Ohio Statehouse Last week the Ohio Senate passed Amended House Bill 126, a bill that if enacted, will protect Ohio’s residential and commercial property owners from the harmful practice of allowing third parties to challenge the value of a property they do not own.  Ohio Realtors, along with many others, testified… Read More »

November 2021 – Affordability, Inflation, and a Hedge Against It

Posted on: December 13th, 2021 by RAGC Team No Comments

November 2021 had the lowest affordability rate that the Cincinnati housing market has seen in the last five years. “Between the increased housing prices and the 6.5% inflation of prices of consumer goods seen in 2021, the affordability rate being low doesn’t come as a surprise,” says Stephanie Sudbrack-Busam, President of the Cincinnati Area Board… Read More »

Hamilton County mortgage and Utility Relief Program Meeting

Posted on: November 30th, 2021 by RAGC Team No Comments

To be eligible for the program a household must have experienced a decrease in income or employment due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.  Additionally, the household must also be at or below 80% of the area median income.  Income includes unemployment income.  The residence must be owner-occupied and located in Hamilton County.  They must… Read More »