Columbus and Marion OH Real Estate Blog

Is The Housing Market Slowing Down In Ohio

The demand for homes in Ohio has shown no signs of slowing down. Homes are selling faster than ever and there are more buyers looking in the market than sellers. Buyers are pressured more than ever to offer well above the asking price. The average home sells in about 11 days after hitting the market.Is The Housing Market Slowing Down In Ohio

Housing inventory is actually at an all-time historic low in Ohio. Many have thought to wait this out until the market cools down but as time goes by it just goes to show that the market is not cooling off and you may be waiting a while, especially if you are a first-time buyer. The average...

The Beautiful Parks of Dublin Ohio

Dublin Ohio has some of the most amazing and gorgeous public parks in all of central Ohio. Here are just four of the most amazing parks you can find and visit for free in Dublin.

Bubbling BallantraeThe Beautiful Parks of Dublin Ohio

Ballantrae is one of Dublin’s most popular parks, and for good reason. The park features green sloping hills, impressive boulder rock walls, treed areas, and 32-acres of outdoor space. This park serves as the entrance to the Ballantrae residential community. This is one of the most popular residential areas of Dublin with around 1000 homes. The park features a 3.5-acre fishing pond and gorgeous waterfalls along with a public play fountain...

Is Cleveland a Good City to Invest in Real Estate?

Are you ready for your first or even second investment property? Are you interested in investing in Ohio? With the current climate of the United States, there are several investment opportunities and Ohio is one of them. Is Cleveland a good city to invest in? Yes! Here is why. The Ohio housing market is hot. Ohio is the seventh-most populous state in the country.

Ohio is BoomingIs Cleveland a Good City to Invest in Real Estate?

It is also rated as one of the best states for business with a low cost of living, great schools, and a lot of recreational activities. The housing market has taken off because of population growth, job market growth, and affordable housing. These are some of the top indicators you want to see when you are looking...

Winter in Northeast Ohio vs Southwest Ohio

Winter in Northeast Ohio vs Southwest Ohio

Weather is a main topic of concern when looking to move somewhere and specifically the wintertime, depending on if you like the cold or the heat. Ohio has many incredible qualities and unique offerings to those who wish to live there.

What can be puzzling is the vast difference in weather, specifically the winter between northeast Ohio and Southwest Ohio. Northern Ohio would be the Cleveland skyline and Cincinnati would represent southern Ohio. The weather is drastically different for these areas and this is mostly because of Lake Erie and its size.

Northern Ohio has the arctic air from Canada that drops into this area and this brings wind chills. This air is blown over the lake and gains the moisture that dumps the rain and...

Delaware's Favorite Art Hot Spots

Delaware is one of the largest cities of Central Ohio and if you’re an art lover, then Delaware is the place to be. Delaware is full of museums, music, several classes, and a whole community of people focused on the importance of art in our lives. Delaware really is a cool place to live or even just to visit.

Here are some of Delaware’s favorite art hotspots

Delaware hot spots

The Ross Art Museum

This museum is on campus at Ohio Wesleyan University on Sandusky Street and is free and open to the public. The museum has been recently renovated with three display areas that feature rotating exhibits almost every season. This museum is home to collections of more than 2500 works...

Sunbury Ohio has the Best Pizza

There are so many great things to find in Sunberry Ohio and one of them is a great slice of pizza. If you have just moved in or near to Sunberry Ohio or are looking to move there, you will want to know where some of the best spots to get your favorite comfort food are located. Here are some of Sunbury’s best pizza spots.

DonatosSunbury Ohio has the Best Pizza

This is a famous pizza chain that has recently come to the town of Sunbury located on 101 West Cherry St. If you love pepperoni pizza this is the place to pick one up, as Donatos is famous for piling on pepperoni from edge to edge. In addition to their famous signature pepperoni pizza, you can find dry rub chicken rings and the Big Don Italian Sub, or you can create your very own favorite pizza....

Awesome Farms and Pumpkin Patches in Central Ohio

While it is still officially summer, fall is fast approaching. The central Ohio area is full of amazing great farms that open up to the public for the season. Visiting a farm is an iconic family fun activity to do in the fall and there is no better place to do it than on the farms in Central Ohio. From enjoying local festivals to picking out the perfect pumpkin you could visit one for every farm in the area to have a great fall adventure by yourself or with your family and friends.Awesome Farms and Pumpkin Patches in Central Ohio

Here are 11 awesome farms located in central Ohio

Lynd’s Fruit Farm

This family-owned farm has been around for many generations and offers homegrown produce sold...

Why So Many People Love Clintonville

Clintonville is a popular neighborhood located in Columbus Ohio just south of Worthington and north of Ohio State University District. It is on the north side of Columbus and has been known for several years as one of the hottest hipster neighborhoods in the United States. It is well-loved by many to both live and visit.Why So Many People Love Clintonville Ohio

Here are just some of the fun things to do and reasons why people love being in Clintonville

Studio 35 Theater

Studio 35 is a single-screen independent theater that is also a draft house, making it perfect for those wanting a fun but a relaxed night out. There are 40 draft beers available for enjoyment...

Four Waterfalls Hidden in Central Ohio

Waterfalls are one of the most beautiful natural wonders. There’s just something about the beauty of the water falling down the rocks and the gentle rush and sound of the water. To some, sitting and watching a waterfall is a therapeutic experience that brings a sense of calm happiness and peace. Did you know there are four beautiful waterfalls hidden right in the center of Ohio. Some are smack in the middle of Columbus.4 Hidden Waterfalls in Central Ohio

Here are four beautiful waterfalls hidden in central Ohio you may have never known about:

Hayden Falls

Hayden Falls is located in the Dublin area within a park...

What Does it Cost to Sell A House?

If you are ready to sell your house you may be left with a long list of questions, one of the more popular being what you will actually end up profiting off of the sale and how much you will have to pay in order to get your home on the market and then close the deal. There is no set amount of costs associated with a Real Estate sale, however, there are a few fees and percentages that you can generally follow as a good rule of thumb.What Does it Cost to Sell A House?

Agent Commissions

The commissions that will be paid out to the agents are where you will see the largest price tag. This is generally 6% of the sale price and that amount is then divided between your agent as well as the buyer's agent. For example:

  • Sale Price: $400,000
  • 6% of Sale Price: $400,000 x 6%...