Property tax bills are here. Many have questions, and some don’t like what they see. It’s important to understand why your property tax may have gone up, stayed the same, or gone down. While property values did rise to historic levels across the […]

Hey there, house hunters! If you’re diving into the real estate scene in Columbus, OH, and its surrounding suburbs, you’re in for a wild ride. Buckle up because you’re about to navigate through one heck of a seller’s market! But […]

Q: What kind of down payment assistance programs are available to first-time homebuyers? Who doesn’t love free money—especially when it can help you to afford your first home? Saving up for a down payment on your first home isn’t fun. […]

Selling your house and buying another home at the same time is the ultimate feat in multitasking, and it comes with a tricky timing challenge. If you have a mortgage on your current home and you buy a house before […]

If you dread opening up your electric bill these days, you’re not alone. Between inflation, bitterly cold weather, the war in Ukraine, and other factors, energy prices are surging — and homeowners and renters are starting to feel it in their wallets. Most, […]

You want to put your best foot forward when you’re getting ready to list your house. A fresh coat of paint, shiny new appliances, spa-like bathrooms — the list of home staging renovations goes on and on. It’s tempting to want to […]

A little optimism can help propel you when things get difficult in the homebuying market. But if you’re feeling too good about your chances of buying this year — good in ways simply not justified given the current economic conditions […]

As a general rule, I tend to worry way too much about seemingly small things—and buying my first house was no different. As my closing date drew near, the title company began sending me instructions about how to wire over my down […]

67% of Americans say a housing market crash is imminent in the next three years. With all the talk in the media lately about shifts in the housing market, it makes sense why so many people feel this way. But […]

Many hopeful homeowners today are experiencing an affordability issue when it comes to financing a new home. Due to recent rate hikes from the Federal Reserve, interest rates have simply become too high for some buyers to be able to qualify for […]

Extra stuff isn’t just messy. It could be holding you back from living your best life. Here’s what you need to know Envious of those neat, tidy spaces and empty shelves that fill home decor blogs and websites? Blank space […]

There’s no doubt today’s housing market is very different than the frenzied one from the past couple of years. In the second half of 2022, there was a dramatic shift in real estate, and it caused many people to make comparisons to […]

Spring is usually the busiest season in the housing market. Many buyers wait until then to make their move, believing it’s the best time to find a home. However, that isn’t always the case when you factor in the competition […]

Snow fall doesn’t have to mean hibernation when you’re in Ohio. Tackle the slopes by skiing or snowboarding, reach ultimate speeds while sledding or hike through beautiful winter wonderlands – all on an outdoor adventure in Ohio. The snow is […]

Christmas has arrived early for America’s homebuyers! And it’s not just one gift, but two that should make them giddy. Gift No. 1: lower mortgage rates, which have been falling for the past four weeks. “Housing data in the week […]

Who doesn’t dream of an updated bathroom? From lack of storage to a bathtub you’re hesitant to step into without sandals, renovations that bring bathrooms into the 21st century are high on the list of homeowner wants. If you’re curious […]

When we book a hotel, we make our decision based on how many amenities it has, both inside and outside the room. There’s just something about the little luxuries that can make or break the stay. Even in a combo […]

Let’s be honest: Christmas comes with a lot of expenses each year. Luckily Columbus is full of budget-friendly activities for the holidays! Save money this holiday season and check out these affordable and free Christmas activities! Daily Free Christmas Activities Huntington […]