If someone dies in a house does it affect the sale price?

Murder House

A few clients over the years have asked me “if someone dies in a house does it affect the sale price?” When something tragic happens in a home, and it becomes very public knowledge, the property can be called ‘a stigmatized property‘. When people ask if stigmatized properties sell for less, my answer is – […]

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Cincinnati Real Estate sales improve in September

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Cincinnati Real Estate sale improve in September The Cincinnati Real estate market continued to improve in September.  According to a recent article published by the CABR. The month built on 27 continuous months of positive growth in the local housing market. In September, home sales in the area were up 23% to 1,964. That is a […]

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Government Shutdown 2013 impacts Mortgages Interest Rates and Real Estate

Government Shutdown 2013 impacts Mortgages Interest Rates, and Real Estate The Federal Government Shutdown that began last night is going to have a  negative impact on the real estate industry in a few key ways. In general this does not bode well for buyer or sellers. Specifically expect to see delays in the mortgage lending side of the real […]

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What is my house worth today?

What is my house worth today? Hey Alison, what is my house worth today? It is a question I heard a lot over the weekend. I had a number of conversations with friends who had purchased their home within the last three years and they were asking me the same thing. The topic came up […]

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When Should I Put My House On the Market?

By: Alison Moss In Cincinnati  putting your house on the market at the right time of year is just as important as putting it on the market on the right day of the week. When you list your house matters! Weather, school end dates, Reds/Bengals games, and of course market condition all have to play […]

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3568 Zumstein Ave Hyde Park Ohio Home For Sale

3568 Zumstein

Hyde Park, Ohio 45208    4 bedrooms / 3.5 baths    SOLD!   Ideally located on a quiet residential street with a fenced yard and two car garage just steps from Hyde Park Square and Rookwood, this home has been completely updated both cosmetically and functionally. With new windows, a newly shingled roof, a newer […]

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Being a First Time Home Buyer in a Rising Market

I have spent a good portion of my career working with First Time Home Buyers in Cincinnati and as the market conditions change so do their buying strategies. Even though the major Federal First Time Home Buyer tax credit has expired, these buyers continue to consider buying over renting for good reason. Recent market conditions […]

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Major Changes in the Cincinnati Real Estate Market

sold sign by Marcia Todd Realtors

There have been major changes in the local Cincinnati real estate market, effectively the market has shifted from a buyer’s market to a sellers market. The main driving force behind this is the lack of inventory. Why are there so few houses for sale in Cincinnati? First off, Cincinnati is not alone. Nationwide there is […]

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Great news for the local Cincinnati real estate market.

Cincinnati real estate market data charts for feb 2013

There is a lot of great news to share about the state of the local Cincinnati real estate market. Overall the local market is showing specific signs of rapid improvement. Year over year (2012 vs. 2013) we are seeing positive movement in the following factors. Prices are up! Sales are up! Interest rates are down! Inventory is […]

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The Number Show 2012 Was a Strong Year for Cincinnati Real Estate

Cincinnati real estate chart 2012

According to the number released by the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors 2012 was a very strong year for home sales here in Cincinnati. In fact 2012 was the best sales year in the last 5 years. More Transactions. Higher Prices. Faster Sales. Even though the charts show seasonal changes the fact is that home […]

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