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Homebuyers Will Have Better Protection.

Homebuyers Will Have Better Protection.

Gov. Kasich signs home inspector licensure into law The top legislative priority of Ohio REALTORS for more than a decade — home inspector licensure — becomes a reality on April 4, after the measure was signed into law by Gov. John Kasich late last week. The effort to establish a home inspector licensure system in […]

Home Size Or Location?

Home Size Or Location?

When it comes to purchasing a home, what’s more important: the size or the location? While both are crucial factors, the one that’s most important to you will depend on your specific needs. Realtors will be the first to tell you that it’s all about the “location, location, location.” However, empty nesters looking to downsize and growing […]

“How Much is My House Worth?” 4 Ways to Find Out.

“How Much is My House Worth?” 4 Ways to Find Out.

It’s important for homeowners to always have a good idea of their property’s value, even when they’re not planning on moving any time soon. As with any major investment, asking the important question: “how much is my house worth?” and following up with regular checks on how the value is changing (or not changing) is a critical […]

Selling Your Home: The Pros And Cons Of Doing A Pre-Inspection

Selling Your Home: The Pros And Cons Of Doing A Pre-Inspection

Selling your house can be one of the most stressful events of your life. You’re opening your home to total strangers, you’re facing the daunting task of moving in the (hopefully near) future, and you’re worried about the finances of selling your home. Blanketing all of these concerns is the uncertainty – will you find […]

Reasons To Get A Home Inspection

Reasons To Get A Home Inspection

The home-buying process is long and arduous. You often spend months searching for the right home before you make an offer and once an offer is made and accepted, you must jump through several more hoops before the sale closes. An important part of the process is the home inspection where a professional makes sure […]

Understanding The Appraisal Process

Understanding The Appraisal Process

One of the most critical aspects of getting a mortgage is having an appraisal performed to confirm the sales price for the lender. An appraisal is a professional estimate of the value of the property that you’re hoping to purchase. Why Do Lenders Insist On An Appraisal? Lenders always require a home appraisal before they’ll issue a mortgage […]