Major Changes in the Cincinnati Real Estate Market

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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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Sales of Cincinnati Real Estate Increase 12 Months in a Row

According to the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors home sales have increased for 12 straight months in a row.  Year over year sales are up, and so are the home values. This is very encouraging news for the local market. In comparison June sales were up 5.6% in 2012 compared to 2011 and home … [Read more...]

Selling a Home in the Winter Could be a Great Idea!

Selling real estate in the winter

If you live in the greater Cincinnati area then you probably think that selling your home in the winter is not a good idea. Since our local real estate market has a seasonality to it there are opportunities to take advantage of the supply/demand ratio that play our year after year, season after … [Read more...]

2011 October Home Sales Surge 25%

Home sales surged 25% in October 2011 compared to October 2010 according to the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors. Cincinnati followed the national trend which saw a 13.5% increase in October 2011 sales vs. October 2010.  While the sales numbers (1,382 vs. 1,035) were up the price point was down 4.5 … [Read more...]

December Home Sales Increase in Cincinnati and US

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Across the US and in Cincinnati home sales increased in December. Nationwide sales rose by over 12%. Although sales were up in the month of December, and had been on an upswing, December 2010 was weaker than December 2009 according to NAR. 5 of the the last 6 months of 2010 have seen an … [Read more...]

Sell Your Home in 30 Days

The Today Show had a very neat feature called Sell Your House In 30 Days with Barbara Corcoran. You should go and watch the video as it is informative and really give a few basic no nonsense tips on getting your home prepared to sell quickly. There are two main aspects to selling a home quickly; … [Read more...]

Biggest Return on Investment – Repairs Upgrades to do Before You Sell Your Home

I know that we all struggle with the same question - what repairs or upgrades should I do before I sell my home? We wonder if we are going to get the money back in a higher sale price, or with it help get my home sold before my next mortgage payment is due. Home and Garden TV shows give tons of … [Read more...]