Mark L. Ostrovsky's (marcopolo) Blog

By
Real Estate Agent - Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
RECENT BLOG POSTS
The City of Beachwood, Ohio warns residents to make certain that their 9-1-1 emergency telephone service works. This applies "only" to those residents who have changed their telephone service from traditional lines to cable. In some cases this may have affected the 9-1-1 emergency telpephone line...
07/14/2010
So how did January 1st through April 30, 2010 sales in Shaker Heights, Ohio stack-up against sales during the same period in 2009? Home sales increased and so did prices! So something's working, right? Days on the market remained about the same.     YEAR HOMES SOLD     AVG PRICE BEDROOMS      BAT...
05/13/2010
So how did January 1st through April 30, 2010 sales in Beachwood, Ohio stack-up against sales during the same period in 2009? Home sales actually decresed slightly in number but prices increased substantially among the homes that sold this year in Beachwood, Ohio. Beachwood OH homes also sold qu...
05/13/2010
SHOULD I BUY OR SHOULD I RENT? That is the question, and the answer may differ greatly depending on where you live. Hindsight being 20/20, renting obviously would have made a lot of sense over the past decade in markets that would virtually plummet in value when the housing bubble burst. On the o...
04/21/2010
As hard as it is to believe Spring is just around the corner in Beachwood, Ohio and Spring means SPRING CLEANING! From May 3rd through May 8th you can get rid of all that potentially toxic and hazardous stuff in your garage and/or basement by dropping it off at Door #5 at the City of Beachwood's ...
03/03/2010
It will be hurry-up and wait for drivers at the popular Richmond and South Woodland Road intersection this summer. The Beachwood OH Mayor's Office recently announced a major road reconstruction project in which the entire road will be ripped-up and replaced. The roadwork is expected to begin in M...
02/24/2010
Bigger is better sometimes, but not always when it comes to hiring a real estate agent to sell your house. Many so-called "Mega Listing Agents" can and do provide excellent service; but service doesn't improve nor do the odds of your house selling merely because an agent or their company has a bi...
02/23/2010
The U.S. Treasury wants to make it tougher for lenders to foreclose on underwater borrowers. Under the proposal lenders would be required to contact borrowers who are 60-days behind in their mortgage payments and then assess whether the borrower is eligible for HAMP (Home Affordabie Modification ...
02/23/2010
If "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," the nation's lenders have thus far not done a very good job becoming part of the solution. Turns out that Federal foreclosure prevention programs have helped a mere 12-percent of those homeowners who have applied to have their loans modified. ...
02/19/2010
Just when some were saying that the mortgage finance crisis was showing signs of slowing down, mortgage loan delinquencies have apparently climbed for the 12th straight quarter in a row. This according to the credit reporting agency TransUnion. The fourth quarter of 2009 has reportedly increased ...
02/17/2010
Rainer
41,331

Mark L. Ostrovsky

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
Ask me a question
*
*
*
*