Jim Sfarnas's Blog Posts

Jim Sfarnas's Blog Posts

A Possible Reason Why US Home Prices Have Not Been Heading South
One Answer:  Individual investors are keeping the housing market right-side up.......so far....Investors have always played an important role in housing markets. Real est...

Warrens Student Debt Forgiveness Plan Could Save Homebuyers Money And Time
Senator wants to eliminate up to $50,000 worth of student loan debt for the average AmericanAmerica’s young adults are seriously debt-burdened. After all, the nation’s students...

Economic Uncertainty Slows Purchase Application Growth
MBA: Economic Uncertainty Slows Purchase Application GrowthAlthough mortgage applications slightly increased last week, mounting economic tension continues to worry ...

Forbes Declares Cincinnati A Great American City
Time to strut our stuff, fellow Cincinnatians.Forbes declared Cincinnati "A Great American City" in a new article by travel journalist John Oseid. Of course, we here in the Qu...

Question And Answers About Home Warranties
Do you need home warranty?Not every home needs home warranty coverage. So, as a homeowner, you should get appliance warranty plans if only it makes financial and practical sense. H...

Millennials Believe Homeownership Is Still Part Of The American Dream
A New study shows that 84% of Millennials Believe Homeownership Is Still Part of the American Dream, But There Are Hurdles to OvercomeKey insights include:- Millennials are thinkin...

Audio Video Surveillance By Seller
Is it legal for the seller to record audio & video during a showing?A: Ohio law addresses both audio and video recordings. Under Ohio law a seller is permitted to use surveillance ...

Selling Your Home Buying Your Home In 2019
Fall was especially ROUGH this year after coming out of an insane seller's market!! Though sales are predicted to continue a slowdown from last year there are still more buyers tha...

358 Amazon Ave CINCINNATI OH 45220 OPEN HOUSE
CINCINNATI OHIO MARKET - OPEN HOUSE @ 358 Amazon Ave. Cincinnati -  Hamilton County Clifton Area (MLS Area E01 )Sunday Dec. 9th 1PM to 2:30PM  {m...

Nearly One In Three Homes For Sale In October Had A Price Drop Highest Level Since At Least 2010
Home Inventory Continues to Grow as Sales Decline 6% Year over YearU.S. home-sale prices increased 4.5 percent in October compared to a year ago, to a median of $297,200. October...

AWESOME HOME WITH TONS OF CHARACTER IN CLIFTON AREA CINCINNATI
{mls: 1598596}Step into this charming home with character on the edge of Gaslight Clifton. Quiet, cul de sac, near Clifton Meadows Swim Club. Beautiful original hard wood floors ...

What Is A Bedroom
What Is a Bedroom?...Legally Speaking...Make Sure You Know the Legal RequirementsDoes anyone  need to ask, “What is a bedroom?” Actually, Yes. "Since a home and/or be...

The Best Time To Buy A House May Be Fall After All
The best time to buy a house has long been considered the spring and summer. Meanwhile, their seasonal sibling, fall, often gets tossed to the leaf pile by potential buyers who mig...

FHA Vs Conventional Loans Pros Cons To Both
So you’re interested in getting a mortgage but want to find out which type of loan is better. FHA loans or Conventional loans? These loan programs are very different. Choosing th...

Selling A Home In The Fall
The fall real estate market is almost always a hot season. Home selling in autumn is the second-best time of the year to sell a home. Families have returned from summer vacations. ...

Selling Or Buying Soon So Now You Have To MOVE
Let’s face it, moving is stressful. That’s why we’ve created an epic moving checklist to help you stay on track. We’re here to help you figure out exactly what you should b...

How Much To Spend Fixing Before Selling
If you're planning tosell your home,chances are you've already done the math and decided it's the right time. Congratulations! But what's the next step?While thinking in terms of...

For Sale By Owner Read On
For Sale By Owner? - Read On......Homes for sale by owner, or FSBO, transactions are commonly seen in seller's markets or whenever homeowners want to maximize their profits by...

Financing
In today's climate of home buying, correctly priced homes are selling very quickly. It's not uncommon for a home to sell after ONE day on the market!. The average around the Great ...

Its All About Presentation
Apparently, it is all about what you say...According to a Zillow Research Study: Of all homes listed for sale on Zillow between 2016 and 2017, those mentioning “steam shower...

Ohio Home Sales Keep Pace
Ohio home sales activity in March keeps pace with record level from a year ago. The number of homes sold across Ohio in March kept pace with the level reached during the month...

What Is An FHA 203k Loan
I had someone ask me a GREAT question this week; and the answer is one that I believe everyone looking for a home should be aware of....Q:  What Is An FHA 203(k) Loan?Simple A...

Buyers And Sellers Determine Value
The value of your property is determined by what a buyer is willing to pay and a seller is willing to accept in today’s market. Buyers make their pricing decision based on c...

Sellers VS Buyers Market
We are currently in a strong sellers market in and around Greater Cincinnati and here's some basic info to think about when in a seller's market OR a buyer's market.Seller’s...

Importance Of The RIGHT PRICE
Why The Right Price Is Important  In a typical even buyer vs seller's marketA Property generates the most interest when it first hits the marketThe number of showings is grea...

Competitive Pricing And Getting Your Home Sold
A good and proven strategy to compete successfully for Buyers you should have a list price based on the following: 1. A detailed, custom market analysis 2....

Still Cold But Spring Is HERE
Yep, in our market it's still chilly and sometimes downright cold, BUT SPRING IS HERE and so is the STRONG  Real Estate buying market!!  If you're thinking of selling NOW...


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