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According to the National Association of Realtors®, first quarter statistics again point to better home sales figures. This time it was the prices of single family homes that rose in half of the major cities in the United States. Because of the wide differences between regional and state conditions, these figures are never in 100% lockstep, but Akron Ohio home owners should be encouraged by the report: prices rose in more than twice as many cities as they fell.
Of course, rising prices are always good news for Akron Ohio home owners who want to sell (0 comments)
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We have all heard horror stories about what can happen when people hire the wrong contractor. “It took three times as long as it should have!” “They wound up charging me half again what they said it would cost!” “They never even called me back!”
Those kinds of tales can be enough to keep you from even considering starting any of the home improvement projects you may have been thinking about for summer. But that doesn’t need to happen – and it shouldn’t happen: protecting and improving your real estate investment is too important (0 comments)
Figuring out home values when the market is still in flux is truly a job for experts. We have seen the national real estate market begin to rebound, and expect Akron Ohio home values to soon start to reflect movement as well. Most local homeowners are in the habit of keeping an eye on area home values. But especially for anyone considering buying or selling this summer, estimating their home’s value is one of the first items on the agenda. To get you started, there are a couple of different methods to help establish a ballpark estimate of what (0 comments)
These days the words “bank owned homes” have become practically synonymous with a single word: “opportunity.” With prices and mortgage rates this low, first time home buyers, investors and seasoned property owners alike are looking at a raft of buying options unlike any Akron Ohio Homes has seen in a very long time.
That option of buying a bank owned home has certainly opened a viable route for those looking to own a home at the fraction of what it cost just a few years ago. But not without a price: the best Akron Ohio bank (0 comments)
Anyone interested in buying a home in Akron and NE Ohio today has heard that they should expect to find tougher mortgage lending requirements. Sometimes that can seem arbitrary -- or just plain unfair. But unfair or not, the new lending reality is probably here to stay for a while, and the causes are understandable. The mortgage industry learned a powerful lesson from the past, when it pretty much gave anyone who applied a generous loan – sometimes with practically no questions asked. But this “generosity” created financial problems for both the banking industry and the country as a whole. (0 comments)
Though things are looking up in real estate these days, selling a home in Akron Ohio is as demanding as ever. As in any serious business proposition, looking for ways to increase the value of your offering will always pay dividends.
One of the major ways you can make your own Firestone Park home more marketable is to do a bathroom remodel. It’s always a key focus for prospective buyers…and yes, it does sound like a lot of work (and a lot of money) -- but there are a number of ways you can cut down on both. (0 comments)
There’s nothing like being able to bask in the warm glow of well-being a Akron, Ohio homeowner gets after finishing a thorough spring cleaning. It's especially true when you realize how important the annual ritual can be in protecting your greatest asset: your Akron Ohio property.
That warm glow results from doing more than just cleaning your home's interior, though. It involves maintaining the property in the ways that will prevent having to take more costly steps later. There are three different tasks you can complete to get your home (2 comments)
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