Monthly Archives: January 2013

What to Look For in a Home Inspector

Jan 21, 2013 |

A home inspection is a critical part of buying a home, but how do you choose who to hire? While you can look online or in the phone book, the best way is to get a referral from someone who’s worked with a local inspector in the past and had a positive experience. Ask friends, […more]

Red Flags to Watch for When Buying a Home

Jan 9, 2013 |

When house hunting, it can be easy to become emotionally attached to a property. Maybe it’s in the perfect location, or it has that fireplace you’ve always wanted. Before you start planning where your grandmother’s hutch is going to go, it’s imperative that you take a closer look at the house to make sure there […more]

Franklin County, Ohio Real Estate – December 2012

Jan 9, 2013 |

Franklin County, Ohio real estate courtesy of Maureen McCabe of HER Realtors   Homes for sale is down in Franklin County, Ohio.  Home sales are up less than 1% from December 2011. The light green bars on the graph show homes for sale for the past 15 months.  The dark green bars show homes sold […more]

Columbus Board of REALTORS MLS – December 2012

Jan 8, 2013 |

The Columbus Board of REALTORS mls by Maureen McCabe of Real Living HER The Columbus Board of Realtors mls as an area The graph shows the real estate market for the entire area served by the Columbus Board of REALTORS mls for the past 15 months.  The real estate market has recently shown improvement with […more]

Westerville Real Estate – November 2012

Jan 6, 2013 |

Westerville real estate brought to you by Maureen McCabe of HER Realtors   Westerville real estate market report for November 2012: Average “for sale” price – $217,000 Average sold price – $194,000  Median sold price – $178,000 The November 2012 average sale price of a Westerville home was up 9.6% from a year earlier.  The […more]