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A Baby Step Toward Recovery

OK you have heard all the “experts” say housing is coming back.  Economists, brokers, Realtors all have been predicting the housing Markets is starting to show signs of life from “it’s good in certain pockets” to “generally the overall market is improving” to ” the inventory of available homes is ...

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Inventories of Existing Homes are Down

The National housing data for February 2013 indicates that the market has tightened for listing inventories.  Although the data shows a month to month increase of 1.15% of the number of homes listed, the median days on the market is down to 98 days, a 9.26% decrease month over month.  ...

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Does it really matter how my new home is constructed?

YES, it does matter!  The type of construction and methods employed can make a huge difference when considering a new home purchase.  There are many factors to consider when determining what type of home to purchase.  Some of the most important things to look at are environmental conditions, insurance rates, ...

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Older Charmer Home-Possible Buyer Beware…

              It’s so easy to be charmed by an older home. From intricate woodwork to antique fixtures and impressive price points, older homes are, admittedly, hard to resist. An older home, however, could ultimately make you pay big time, both in upkeep and what ...

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The Benefits of Building a New Home vs. Buying an Existing Home

                If  you’re like most home buyers in Central Ohio, you have a picture in mind of what your “dream home” should look like. When you search for an existing home with those features, it’s rare that you will find one with all ...

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Common Questions From First Time Home Buyers: Part 1

With the improving housing market, many first time home buyers are starting to ask themselves if they should buy a home rather than continue to pay rent. Here are some of the questions: Why should I buy rather than rent? Rather then writing a check and watching your money disappear ...

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Recently there have been rumblings amongst the sub-contractor ranks.  It appears that subcontractors are getting busy.  They have begun to reach their productive capacity.  Not that the industry is in a big building boom but so many people have either left the construction industry or moved away that the relatively ...

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