This article is by Greg Stitz, OAR Director of Research. It was pulled from ohiorealtors.org on 4/11/2017. Residential appraisals have been trending higher since March 2013, when participants in the Ohio Association of REALTORS’ housing confidence survey first reported how appraisals in their area were coming in. This March, 62 percent indicated appraisals are coming in […]
This article is pulled from the Ohio Association of Realtors. By Carl Horst, OAR Director of Publications/Media Relations, Ohio Association of REALTORS The Ohio Association of REALTORS reports the number of single-family homes and condominiums put under agreement in January 2017 reached a best-ever level for the month, increasing 1.0 percent from the level posted during […]
Do you dream of owning a home, but aren’t sure if you can? “Current non-owners’ ultimate goal of owning a home may not be as far-fetched as they believe,” said NAR President William E. Brown, a Realtor® from Alamo, California. “There are mortgage options available for creditworthy borrowers with manageable levels of debt and smaller down […]
If a pipe were to burst under your sink, would you know exactly where the shut off valve is for your whole house? Could you sprint right to it? How about your partner or teenage children? This article by Matt Christensen is very basic; and sometimes it’s good to get back to the basics. Follow this […]
Pulled from The Delaware Gazette, February 6, 2017 By Lenny C. Lepola There was a packed house during last week’s Harlem Township Board of Zoning Appeals public hearing for an application by Homewood Corporation seeking a conditional use permit in an area zoned AR-1 (Agricultural/Residential) on behalf of Rescue Me to build a 12,000-square-foot animal […]
Pulled from The Sunbury News, January 30, 2017 By D. Anthony Botkin The Ohio Department of Transportation’s Jack Marchbanks and project staff presented updates to Delaware County Commissioners on the new southern interchange of Interstate 71.The group said the $162.6 million multiphase project is to begin this spring and go through 2035. Marchbanks, Deputy Director […]
Pulled from realtor.com. Published Januray 23, 2017, by Lisa Gordon. Buying a house in 2017 will feel kind of like you’ve jumped onto the subway just as the doors were closing. Your heart’s pounding and you’re winded from the race, but you made it—just in time. OK, so maybe that’s a little exaggerated. But here’s the thing: Interest […]
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