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We walked into the bank-owned property, and knew that there was something different about it. The ranch was 50-60 years old, but had an open floor plan-not what you would normally expect. We flowed through the rooms to find that the electric outlets and switches had been made inoperable, and that...
03/26/2014
Even though the market in my area seems to be moving along, due mainly to a low inventory, the homes that are missing that certain something are still being passed over. The brightest and shiniest are going pending in 1-2 weeks, while those that are lacking that certain something are sitting. All...
03/15/2014
Whenever I look at a potential listing, the subject of paint is sure to come up. Either the homeowner has already painted, and the walls are fresh ready to go, or I make the suggestion that a fresh coat of paint will do wonders in making the home feel new. Recently, I walked-through a potential ...
08/18/2011
A lovely brick ranch sits on top of a hill in Miami Twp. This home has been lovingly maintained by the original owner for 32 years. Everything that the home has needed through the years has been carefully addressed including the roof, windows, HVAC, and the most recent addition- a brand new sump...
07/19/2011
My son has had the dream of a lemonade stand for the last few years. With starting my own business four years ago, I didn't really have the time to help him until this year. Starting this week, with cookies and drinks left over from my "Open Lots" on Sunday, my kids opened their first lemonade st...
07/13/2011
Short-Sale or Traditional Purchase? I would say that it depends on the condition of the property. Most short-sale properties are sold "As Is" because the sellers do not have any money to put into repairing and maintaining the property, and the bank will not make repairs either. Since most first-t...
03/08/2011
I recently had a showing on a sweet, bank-owned home on a private street in Cincinnati. This home was a lovely old home, loaded with charm. It had beautiful, original hardwood floors, a magnificent front door, high ceilings, and original woodwork throughout. The kitchen and baths had been update...
03/03/2011
On another real-estate site, this question was posted. Earnest Money is not legally required in Ohio, but, if I am advising a client on an offer that is not accompanied by Earnest Money, I question the financial strength of the buyer. If the buyer has no cash flow, then the entire burden of the ...
03/02/2011
  It is a lovely, Tall Trees condo in Batavia Township. Built in 2002, it has been lovingly maintained by one owner. The condo offers 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a garage, laminate flooring, and updated brushed-nickel light fixtures throughout. This second floor unit also has soaring 9 foot+ ceilings in...
02/03/2011
  It is a charming, fully-functioning 7.7 acre mini-farm located off of State Route 134 in Highland County, and it is perfect for a family or a business. The property offers a renovated farmhouse, an in-ground pool, a barn with stables, fully-fenced pastures for animals, and a detached garage. Th...
02/01/2011
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