Posts Tagged ‘inventory’

Rising Home Prices in Cleveland Ohio Area Not Affecting Affordability

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

While housing prices have continued to rise— the average home price is now up to $220,600 from $160,000 just a few years ago— it is not affecting the affordability factor for Cleveland Ohio area homebuyers. According to the National Association of Realtors, homebuyers are not feeling as though these large home price increases are barring them […]

Tips for Attending Cleveland Ohio Area Open Houses

Friday, October 17th, 2014

When you decide it’s time to purchase a home in the Cleveland Ohio area, you’ll likely start to attend open houses. These are a smart way to get a sense of what homes are available, what fits your budget and what you do and do not like before committing to anything. But before you head […]

How to Get Your Medina, Strongsville, Brunswick Home Ready for Fall

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

It’s finally October and before you know it, we’ll be settled into the cold weather months. Just as you might be preparing for the next season, planning activities and wardrobe changes, your home in Brunswick, Strongsville, Medina needs attention too! It’s no secret that Medina and Cuyahoga County homeowners rarely want to take on major […]

Cleveland Area Real Estate: Which Size Home Is Best For You?

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

With Cleveland area homebuyers looking for a change this fall, it’s not just about the price of the home or the location— it’s about the right size of home. If you live in a larger home now and your kids have recently moved out, you might wonder if you should downsize. On the other hand, if your […]

Pricing Strategies for Your Medina or Cuyahoga County Ohio Home

Friday, September 12th, 2014

The goal of every Ohio homeowner is to achieve the best possible price for their home in Brunswick, Medina, Valley City, Hinckley and Strongsville. But it’s not just up to the home seller— the local real estate market conditions and mortgage rates play a big role in determining a sale price. There is a science to […]

Back to School and Ohio Real Estate

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Schools in our area start this week and now is the time when homeowners really begin thinking about their school district. School systems are a very important part of the real estate process and oftentimes, Ohio homebuyers will choose a home based on the great school district it’s in. A Realtor.com survey recently found that school-district boundaries […]

Rising Closing Costs Not Hurting Ohio Homebuyers

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Homebuyers nationwide have been debating about buying a new home given the rapidly rising housing prices and also, closing costs. To be exact, mortgage closing costs have climbed nearly 6 percent over the past year. And while it is true that both housing prices and closing costs are increasing, the fact remains that Ohio still has some […]

Avoid Losing Value in Your Hinckley, Medina OH Home

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

As many Ohio homeowners plan home projects for the rest of the summer, it’s important to keep in mind which will boost your home value and bring a great return on investment and those that will actually de-value your Brunswick, Hinckley, Medina or Strongsville property. Every homeowner wants to maintain a healthy property value, regardless of your […]

Top Reasons to Sell Your Brunswick, Strongsville OH Home

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

For many homeowners in Medina County this year, selling may not seem like the best option. In fact, those low interest rates homeowners secured in past years are a major factor in their decision to stay put. However, inventory is low in local communities like Medina, Valley City, Columbia Station, North Royalton, Brunswick, Hinckley and Strongsville and […]

How to Win a Bidding War in Medina County

Friday, July 18th, 2014

With the local real estate inventory being low, Medina County homebuyers are more likely to encounter a bidding war this summer. Even if you are an old pro in purchasing homes, you may come with the mindset that the largest offer gets the property— that’s no longer the case! Home sellers are leaning more toward […]