Cincinnati Real Estate and Snow Plows

snow plow

Just because it snows does not mean that the real estate world slows down. The current buyers looking for homes and are in a hurry. Today when I was making appointments to see houses I was actively asking the listing agents if they had plowed the driveway, and shoveled the walk way. Part to a … [Read more...]

First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Impacts Winter Real Estate Market

here has been a lot of talk recently about the impact of the Federal First Time Home Buyer tax credit. The newspapers, the talk shows, the blogs, and the radio dj's have all been talking about how important it is. I wanted to take the opportunity and make clear, in detail, the benefits to first time … [Read more...]

Cincinnati Urban Issue Blogs

Cincinnati Urban issues blog map

The University of Cincinnati recently created a map of the more prominent blogs currently discussing urban issues in Cincinnati. On this chart are a number of prominent architecture and real estate blogs including Cincinnati Living Online. As a local Realtor I think it is important to follow the … [Read more...]

3272 Jefferson RD Clifton

Jefferson RD

SOLD! Located in Prime Clifton Gaslight District, walk to UC, Ludlow shopping & restaurants. 3 bedroom brick Victorian with an attic loft. The basement has high ceilings for additional storage.  Spacious rooms & hardwood floors. Off-street parking with driveway and garage. Add your … [Read more...]

A Realtor Reflects on Eminent Domain

Eminent Domain is a controversial issue which involves the government (local, county, state, or federal) condemning a person's home so that the land it sits on can be used for the betterment of the community. Eminent Domain has been used to acquire land for the development of new highways, airport … [Read more...]

Cincinnati School Levy A Realtor’s Perspective

Cincinnati Are School Levys

In the recent edition of Cincinnati Magazine the main focus is a review of various school systems. One of the sidebar commentaries suggests that parents consider the community's support of the school system; and that funding levies are a good indicator of support. In the elections last week a … [Read more...]

Guest Blogger Marc Rasmussen

Marc Rasmussen

We are pleased to welcome our first guest blogger Marc Rasmussen, a Realtor with  Michael Saunders and Company in Sarasota, Florida. As the weather cools here in Cincinnati we often think of where we may spend our  next winter. We are so happy that Marc is with us to talk about luxury real estate in … [Read more...]

Cincinnati Real Estate: Schools, Rules, and Taxes

Every home buyer I work with has different criteria that defines what is ideal for them. I often hear phrases like 'good school district', 'low taxes', and 'nice neighbors'.As a Cincinnati real estate agent licensed in Ohio, there are certain rules that govern how we present information to … [Read more...]

Previous refis increase sellers’ tax obligations

This article by Bernice Ross from Inman News highlights important information if you are considering a short sale. I did not condense it because the original content is excellent. This article pertains to real estate in Cincinnati and around the country. DEAR BERNICE: We are upside down and are … [Read more...]