How to Prepare for a Move: Your 2021 Moving Checklist
If you’ve recently sold your home or anticipate doing so in the near future, it probably means there’s a move on your horizon. Even folks who have gone through the process dozens of times sometimes still struggle knowing how to prepare for a move. There’s a lot to consider, and if you’re moving out of […]Read
Zillow Offers: Good Deal or Bad Idea?
Every red-blooded American is familiar with Zillow, the home buying, selling, renting, leasing, and/or ogling-mansions-for-fun website. It can be an extremely helpful resource when looking for a new pad in particular. But with the recent addition of “Zillow offers” — available in 25 U.S. markets including Cincinnati as of late March 2021 — more sellers […]Read
What to Do About an Abandoned House on Your Street
Everyone knows that an abandoned house is an eyesore. When you have a vacant house on your street, it can devalue the other properties in your neighborhood. It can lead to a transient element that jeopardizes neighborhood safety or it can simply attract raccoons, rats, and other critters you probably don’t want around your home. […]Read
What Does a Title Company Do?
If you’ve ever sold a house or even just begun the process of looking into it, you may be familiar with title companies. They represent a necessary step in any home sale, but why is that? What does a title company do exactly, and why do you need one? Let’s take a look at what […]Read
6 Great Ways to Lower Your Home Building Cost
Home building cost is a pretty important question for anyone looking to build. So what considerations do you need to take into account when you’ve decided to go down the exciting road of building a new home? Read on to find out! The short answer is that home building cost very much depends on the […]Read
3 Myths of a “Cash for Keys” Agreement
If you’ve been a landlord for any length of time, chances are you’ve had to deal with difficult tenants before. Sometimes they become more than a mere difficulty though, and you need them gone. But eviction is an arduous and frustrating process to go through. That’s why last month we gave you some alternative ways […]Read
3 Legal yet Sneaky Ways to Get Rid of Bad Tenants
Being a landlord is hard work. You deal with property issues, taxes, and much more. But what about when your tenants become the problem? How do you get rid of them? Can you sell your rental property with tenants in it? Well, the good news is that there are recourses. With that, let’s look at […]Read
The 5 Biggest Home Renovation Costs to Sell a Home
Congrats! You’re selling your home, and that’s a big deal. Depending on your situation, you can often avoid some home renovation costs. But what is the cost of selling a house and what are the most expensive home repairs? If you sell with a Realtor, they’re going to suggest some updates. And if you haven’t […]Read
Moving to the Suburbs During COVID: 3 Benefits of the 2021 Quick Sale
Ah, 2020… what a year you were. You introduced us to masks we can’t simply take off after Trick-or-Treating. You showed us that, actually, 2019 really wasn’t that bad. In your own way, you’ve also reminded us of the power and beauty of unity. But as the national pandemic numbers rise again, many folks are […]Read
Is Selling Your House in an Election Year a Good Idea?
We’re in an election year, and with some homeowners looking to sell, we wanted to give you the facts. Selling your house in an election year can be stressful. And although not always the case, the average person’s biggest asset is their home. So when it comes time to sell, you’re wise to consider all […]Read