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What Not to Overlook When Buying a Home

It’s important to be thorough in your hunt for potential or existing problems before purchasing a home. I always advise my clients to have a home inspection to check for anything that could develop into a huge issue later on, but even with an extensive home inspection, there are things that go unchecked and unnoticed. Coldwell Banker… Continue reading What Not to Overlook When Buying a Home

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5 Must-Haves for New Homeowners

Being a new homeowner can seem a little daunting, especially if you were previously a renter. With a new home comes a lot of new responsibilities, and it can be difficult to know what to expect. While you might not be able to anticipate everything you’ll ever need for your home, there are a handful… Continue reading 5 Must-Haves for New Homeowners

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How to Be the Best Buyer in Central Ohio

It’s no secret that the housing market in Central Ohio is booming. The Columbus Dispatch recently published an article that said that it’s a record breaking year with sellers seeing higher list prices and faster sales. It’s a competitive market and a good one to be in if you’re a seller, but if you’re a… Continue reading How to Be the Best Buyer in Central Ohio

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5 Ways to Turn Your New House into a Home

Purchasing a home is an exciting experience, but sometimes new homeowners have a hard time making it feel like it’s really theirs. Here are a few ways to make your new house feel more like home: 1. Give it a new coat of paint. Have any rooms with wall colors you aren’t too fond of?… Continue reading 5 Ways to Turn Your New House into a Home

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Are You Making These Common Homebuyer Mistakes?

Looking for a new home can be a fun and exciting experience, but it’s also easy to make mistakes that can really hurt your home search. Make sure that you’re being the best homebuyer possible by avoiding these common missteps. 1. Searching for a home before getting preapproved by a lender. Getting preapproved should be… Continue reading Are You Making These Common Homebuyer Mistakes?

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5 Helpful Tips for New Home Owners

Buying a home is a great investment with a lot of benefits, but it also comes with a lot of responsibilities. Here are some ways to prepare for what it really means to own your own property. Teach yourself how to fix the little things. When you rent and something breaks, you can call maintenance… Continue reading 5 Helpful Tips for New Home Owners

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Are You Ready to Buy a Home?

Yahoo! Homes recently published an article highlighting the reasons why winter is a great time to buy a home. If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, there are a few things to consider before making the jump and becoming a serious prospective buyer. 1. Can you afford to buy? While there are some great… Continue reading Are You Ready to Buy a Home?

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Interview with a Home Inspector: Bill Streng of Bill Streng Real Estate Inspections, LLC

Hiring a home inspector and having an inspection completed on your home is a crucial step in the home buying process. During a home inspection, a qualified inspector will spend several hours assessing the home you want to buy and letting you know about any issues or potential problems. Typically, buyers will have the opportunity… Continue reading Interview with a Home Inspector: Bill Streng of Bill Streng Real Estate Inspections, LLC