Consumer

Buying and/or selling a home is a decision that requires a lot of time, research and patience.  A REALTOR can help make this experience much less difficult and more enjoyable.  Below you will find resources that will help you in your home buying/selling process.

Click here to find a REALTOR®

Important Consumer News

Ohio home to most affordable houses in nation

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Ohio home to most affordable houses in nation via Columbus Dispatch Ohio is the most affordable state in the nation for home buyers, according to a new study by the National Association of Realtors. Using home prices, mortgage costs and median income figures, the trade association concluded that buyers in Ohio have the easiest time… Read More »

The 10 Most Interesting Houses in Cincinnati

Posted on: March 2nd, 2018 by Andrew Clark No Comments

JULIE CARPENTER | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2018 Cincinnati’s rich and varied architecture often compels the use of superlatives, not unjustly as the city is home to 28 historic districts, icons like Music Hall and Union Terminal, and modern works by some of the most famous architects in the world (including Zaha Hadid and Frank Gehry). The residential… Read More »

Consumers: Appraisals Still Falling Short

Posted on: September 15th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Consumers: Appraisals Still Falling Short DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 Appraisals continue to lag homeowners’ price expectations, according to the latest Quicken Loans’ National Home Price Perception Index, which compares homeowners’ initial estimates and appraiser’s opinions of home values. Appraised values were 1.35 percent lower than homeowners’ expectations in August. That… Read More »

Did You Know? – Clifton Area Neighborhood School

Posted on: August 11th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Did You Know? – Clifton Area Neighborhood School Cincinnati Public Schools is opening a new neighborhood elementary school that will serve children of Clifton, CUF and Spring Grove Village.  The new school is called Clifton Area Neighborhood School (CANS) – a temporary name until the new school is fully established.  The new school will be… Read More »

IMPORTANT: REALTORS® Targeted in Email Phishing Scam

Posted on: February 28th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

A new scam is targeting real estate agents specifically and it is a scam that uses the name of Sue Dietz, a real estate sales associate, who also served as president of the East Central Iowa Association of REALTORS®.  Scammers have been using her name to create fake email addresses.  They send emails to unsuspecting… Read More »

Region’s Largest Home Show Begins in April

Posted on: February 27th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

(CINCINNATI—February 23, 2017) Get ready, get set and go to the region’s largest new home open house event, Parade Craze Tour of New Homes, which will feature 41 homes constructed by 15 builders, priced between$160,000 to over $1 million, reports the Home Builders Association of Greater Cincinnati (HBA), producer of the scattered-site show. The show… Read More »

January Posts Record Home Sales

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Strong Market Continues Momentum into 2017 January home sales continued last year’s momentum, up 4.33 % compared to January a year ago, setting a new record high for January. Home sales this month were 1,447 compared to 1,387 in January 2016. “2017 home sales continued the positive momentum where 2016 left off,” said David Welch,… Read More »

How to choose a foundation repair or waterproofing contractor!

Posted on: December 12th, 2016 by Andrew Clark No Comments

The new Cincinnati Bell Yellow Pages has 21 listings for foundation contractors and 22 listings for waterproofing companies. Angies List has 33 listings for foundation repair contractors and 39 listings for waterproofing companies. “YP” on the internet has 101 listings. These lists give the consumers several choices. I have been told that some of these… Read More »

Home Sales Continue Upward Momentum

Posted on: November 22nd, 2016 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Home Sales Continue Upward Momentum Average and Median Prices Highest Ever in October November 22, 2016 October home sales continued their upward momentum, up 5.50 % compared to a robust October a year ago. Home sales this month were 2,184 compared to 2,070 in October 2015.  For the first ten months of 2016, home sales… Read More »

Greater Cincinnati Home Sales Remain Strong!

Posted on: October 20th, 2016 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Average Price and Closings Continue to Climb September home sales remained strong, up 5.00 % compared to a robust September a year ago. September home sales were 2,362 compared to 2,250 in September 2015.  For the first nine months of 2016, home sales are up almost 6.4% over the first nine months of 2015. “Being… Read More »