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This graph is single family homes in the 43085 zip code for the past 15 months. The 43085 zip code in northern Franklin County includes all of the City of Worthington, all of the Village of Riverlea as well as areas in the City of Columbus and unincorporated areas. Zip codes are just mailing routes, they are not really areas. The 43085 zip code is also referred to as Columbus, Ohio 43085. Inventory (Worthington, Ohio 43085 homes for sale) in the (0 comments)
This graph shows the inventory ( the supply of homes for sale in Franklin County for the past 15 months) through October 2011. In my opinion this graph looks like the market is improving. Of course you have to look at a lot more than inventory. Six months of inventory is a balanced market, not a seller's market, not a buyer's market. 7.7 months for the county is not bad. Franklin County, Ohio homes for sale a market report for October 2011 Homes (2 comments)
Worthington First Friday - December 2, 2011 Join us Friday evening for First Friday in Worthington. Come in and see our Christmas tree and decorations. Real Living HER is at 681 High St. Worthington, Ohio 43085 in the Kilbourne Commercial Building, the oldest commercial building in continual use in Ohio. Real Living HER Worthington opened the new Old Worthington office in August 2011. Real Living HER (formerly HER REALTORS) was open the First Friday in October and the First Friday in November. Come by the Real Living HER office for Christmas music on Friday evening December 2, 2011. First Friday (2 comments)
The graph is for all homes for sale with a Powell, Ohio 43065 mailing address for the past 15 months. There is 8.4 months of inventory (Powell, Ohio 43065 homes for sale) based on October 2011 sales. Compare that to 10.6 months of homes for sale a year ago. Traditionally inventory of homes usually goes down in the 4th quarter because of holidays and the weather, some sellers pull their home off the market. It can be a good time for sellers, less competition than in the spring (0 comments)
Worthington Green - November 27, 2011 - 11/28/11 08:40 PM
Worthington Green - Holiday Open House - Sunday, November 27, 2011 Horse carriage on High Street in Worthington at the 2011 Holiday Open House. Worthington Holiday Open House - 2011 Spirit of Christmas Past in Worthington Worthington - Santa Claus is Coming to Town - 2009 (0 comments)
This graph shows the inventory (Westerville homes for sale) for the past 15 months. Westerville homes are all homes in the Westerville City School District in this case and this is only single family homes. This does not include condominiums in the area. The 6.6 months of inventory (Westerville homes for sale) is pretty balanced, it is neither a sellers market or a buyers market. A balanced market is a pretty healthy situation for a real estate market. In my opinion this graph looks like the Westerville (0 comments)
The graph is showing the inventory of Hilliard homes for sale for the past 15 months. The graph is for all single family homes in the Hilliard City School District. Months of inventory (Hilliard homes for sale) went up in October 2011 but the 8.5 months of homes for sale is lower than the 10.3 months of homes available in October 2010. Hilliard homes for sale a market report for October 2011 Homes for sale - 478 Homes sold - 56 Months of inventory based on (2 comments)
Worthington Holiday Open House Noon to 5:30 Santa Claus in his sled on the front porch of the Worthington Inn Carolers on the street Worthington shops and restaurants are open The tree lighting is 5:30 on the south-east quadrant of the Worthington Green Carriage rides Visit Real Living HER Worthington for Christmas music Real Living HER - Old Worthington Real Living HER is in the historic Kilbourne Commercial Building, the oldest commercial building in continuous use in Ohio. Real Living HER Worthington is your neighborhood real estate office (4 comments)
Columbus Christmas* Shopping Poll - 2011 - 11/26/11 09:58 AM
Columbus Christmas* Shopping Poll! Where will you do your Christmas shopping? Outlet malls... I forgot Outlet malls. Do you go down to Jeffersonville for a good deal? Choose all that apply. Add your choice if it is not there.
Shopping in Columbus High Street in Worthington - Small Business Saturday Graceland Shopping Center Polaris Shops at Worthington Place Worthington Last year! Only one business bit the dust since? Many new businesses in Worthington. (2 comments)
Is there a more quaint shopping area in Central Ohio than Downtown Worthington? Shops in Old Worthington include Peacock Lane NEW Blue Frost Cupcake NEW Toyville NEW Worthington Jewelers NEWLY REMODELED and EXPANDED Fritzy Jacobs The Wine House Pure Cottage The Wren House Jeune Marie Denig Jeweler Damsels in this Dress What have I missed? Welcome to Real Living HER, 681 High Street, Worthington Ohio on Small Business Saturday Visit Real Living HER, your Worthington neighborhood real estate office at 681 High St. Worthington, Ohio 43085 on Saturday. We will (4 comments)
The graph shows months of inventory (homes for sale) available in City of Worthington (COW) for the past 15 months. In my opinion this graph looks like the market is vastly improved in the City of Worthington market. Duh! Looking at homes in Worthington, so are other people. You are not in a vacuum. It is important not to be fooled by the overall market in Central Ohio, the market in Franklin County, Ohio or the market in the whole school district if you really want (0 comments)
Black Friday, No Returns? Return Ducts that is... - 11/25/11 11:02 AM
Black Friday, No Returns? It's Friday... Black Friday to be exact. I usually try to find a home heating or home cooling post from a home inspector each Friday. No Returns? Return Ducts that is... James a home inspector in CT describes the problem of No Returns in HVAC. Thanks to James for allowing his post about return ducts to be Re-Blogged. Via James Quarello - Connecticut Home Inspector (JRV Home Inspection Services, LLC): As we approach the holiday season, the words “no returns” can cause the holiday shopper more than a bit of trepidation. At this time of year, the (0 comments)
The graph shows months of inventory (homes for sale) in Lewis Center for the past 15 months through October 2011. Inventory (Lewis Center homes for sale) went up in October 2011, to 8.2 months of inventory. Inventory is traditionally lower in the third quarter of the year. People take their house off the market for the holidays or because of the weather. The holidays usually can be a great time to sell a home because there is less competition, well not back in November (0 comments)
This graph is showing the inventory of homes for sale for the past 15 months for the Dublin City School District. The homes in the graph and market report below are single family homes only. Unlike the trend in Central Ohio, Dublin inventory (homes for sale) is up from October 2010. The months of inventory of Dublin homes for sale is up slightly There is 10.1 months of homes for sale compared to 9.7 in October 2010. Inventory is traditionally lower in the third (0 comments)
This is an old Real Living ecard. A Thanksgiving ecard from Real Living before the merger. The Real Living real estate brand started in 2002 in Ohio with three Ohio real estate brokerages including HER Realtors in Central Ohio. In 2010 Real Living merged with GMAC Real Estate (taking the Real Living name.) This ecard is a remnant of the time between 2002 and 2010 when Real Living was based in Columbus, Ohio. I have a stash of old ecards that look like the old Real Living, different. I am an agent with Real Living HER (9 comments)
The graph is for homes for sale in Columbus schools for the past 15 months. The graph and market report are for single family home sales in the Columbus City School District only. This does not include condominiums. You can see in the graph that months of inventory is way down from a year ago. With 8.3 months of inventory available based on recent sales that's down from the 9.8 months available in October 2010, based on the sales las year. Inventory typically is lower (2 comments)
The graph shows homes for sale in the Olentangy Local School District for the past 15 months. The graph and market report are just for single family homes in Olentangy schools. This does not include condominiums. Inventory typically declines in the fourth quarter in our area because of the holidays and because of weather. It can be a good time to put your home on the market, less competition. I think you can see between November 2010 and December 2010, the seasonal trend. Homes (0 comments)
This graph shows homes for sale in Worthington for the past 15 months through October 2011. This graph and market report are for single family homes in the Worthington City School District. There is only a 6 month supply of homes in the area, that is considered a balanced market, neither a sellers market (lots of buyers and few homes for the buyer to choose from, seller has the upper hand) or a buyers market, (lots of homes for sale, buyer has the upper hand.) Inventory (0 comments)
Home Sales Up according to the Columbus Board of REALTORS® - 11/22/11 04:35 PM
October 2011 Home Sales Up according to the Columbus Board of REALTORS®, The Columbus Board of REALTORS announced to members, the media and the public yesterday that home sales were up in October 2011. Quoting the Columbus Board of Realtors: "Home sales in central Ohio home have exceeded 2010 for the last four months according to the Columbus Board of REALTORS®. The 1,543 homes sold in October marks an 8.6 percent increase over the 1,421 homes sold in October of 2010. Home sales in September were up 16.6 percent compared to the year before." I usually post market reports (6 comments)
Master of YOUR Domain: ActiveRain Outside Blogs - 11/19/11 01:58 AM
Master YOUR Domain Is YOUR ActiveRain Outside Blog's domain branding your business? When you set up your ActiveRain Outside blog did you finish the process? Did you add a unique domain that brands your business? Do you promote your content with that domain or do you use the ActiveRain link with your id as a subdomain?
Your ActiveRain Outside Blog's Domain brands your business Recently I tweeted a great post from a stager on ActiveRain. I used the outside blog url (the "Originally posted at" url at the bottom of the post) but her outside blog is NOT going to (15 comments)
7 Easy Steps to an Energy Efficient Home - 11/18/11 08:48 AM
Furnace Friday - 7 Easy Steps to an Energy Efficient Home - home maintenance and home improvement ideas! It's Friday... and it's cold in Central Ohio. It got down almost to 20° last night in northern Franklin County from what I saw on the thermometer when I let the dog out in the wee hours of the night. Every Friday is furnace Friday on Discover Columbus OH, I try to find something about furnaces to share, or HVAC. This week let me share 7 Steps to an Engergy Efficient Home, a Re-Blog from David Artigliere, a home inspector. Don't look but I (4 comments)
ActiveRain showing up in Google - Amazing Information!!! - 11/16/11 09:17 AM
Gita Bantwal a Bucks County. Pennsylvannia real estate agent wrote a post titled: "Consumers do not search us by looking up the terms ' featured posts' or 'AR points'. Here is some amazing information I just discovered." Gita's post is Members Only so other than the title I can not tell you what she said, or I'd have to kill you. If you are a member of ActiveRain you can read what Gita discovered. Gita Bantal did an experiment. I carried on that experiment.
I believe I can tell you what I commented on Gita's post: here's the link if (47 comments)
Seduction in Clintonville: Graceland History - 11/09/11 12:15 PM
Seduction in Clintonville or a bit of Graceland history - In my weekly installment about how Graceland Shopping Center got it's name... actually it has been weeks. I drove by the NEW business on High Street in the south end of Clintonville and it made me think about Graceland and how The Other Paper tells the story. Seduction.... Here is how The Other Paper tells the story of Graceland on Columbus northside, below.... The seduction today is at Target, health club, shops and restaurants in Graceland Shopping Center in north Columbus. Clintonville? Clintonville or perhaps the neighborhood is Sharon (0 comments)
A roofing experiment: zinc strips on a roof - 11/08/11 10:58 AM
I love experiments. Reuben Saltzman, a Minneapolis MN home inspector is doing "A semi-long term experiment: zinc strips on a moss covered roof" Have you run into moss on your roof? I would think it would be more common in MN and cooler northern states in the Great Lakes area than in Ohio but I have seen it here on homes with a lot of tree cover. We certainly get enough rain... Visit home inspectors in the Pacific Northwest's websites if you want to see moss covered roofs. I remember moss on an Old Worthington roof, and I have (6 comments)
Southern Delaware County Ohio likes Halloween, I had a BIG day on an ActiveRain Outside blog.... This is traffic on my southern Delaware County Ohio homes blog, an ActiveRain Outside blog. According to Google Analytics for the url (http://sDelawareCoHomes.com ) on Monday there were visitors... most for "Trick-or-Treat" info. The traffic was for Halloween posts, in particular "Trick-or-Treat" posts. Over 300 visitors.... Way more visitors than ActiveRain traffic on that post. Do you understand why an ActiveRain Outside Blog gets more traffic than (2 comments)
Extreme Makeover: Barn Edition - Delaware County Ohio Custom Home Builder - 11/07/11 11:44 AM
Extreme Makeover: Barn Edition - Delaware County Ohio Custom Home Builder - New England Homes office at 5191 Columbus Pike (State Route 23) went through a huge makeover earlier this year. The "mugshot" of the house that became a barn in 2011 from the Delaware County Auditors site shows a two story stone front home with a front porch. Here goes...
Even in the mugshot, it's an OK looking house.... the house was built by Nelson Homes in 1990 according to Delaware County, Ohio property records but it somehow seemed older, more like a 1980s home. I do not believe (0 comments)
Worthington, Ohio Home Sales - September 2011 - 11/06/11 11:46 AM
Worthington, Ohio home sales brought to you by Maureen McCabe of Real Living HER This graph is for single family homes in the City of Worthington, only. The light green bars show inventory (Worthington homes for sale) for the past 15 months. The dark green bars show Worthington home sales by month. In September 2011 there were 67 homes for sale in Worthington (in the Worthington Corporation.) In September 2011 there were 15 homes sold in Worthington. If you look at September 2010 in the graph there were 101 homes available. Inventory in Worthington is way down. A year ago 14 (0 comments)
Home Sales in Buckeye Valley Schools - September 2011 - 11/06/11 11:10 AM
Home sales in Buckeye Valley schools brought to you by Maureen McCabe of Real Living HER The graph shows homes for sale and home sales in Buckeye Valley schools in Delaware County, Ohio for the past 15 months. The light green bars are homes for sale in the Buckeye Valley Local School District. The dark green bars are home sales in the school district. The graph is single family properties only. There were 129 homes for sale in the school district in September 2011, a year ago there were 132 properties on the market. There were 9 homes sold in Buckeye (0 comments)
Furnace Filter: Sucking Wind - 11/04/11 08:48 PM
It's nearly 9:00 PM EDT on Friday, November 4, 2011... the first Friday of November. I needed to post a Furnace Filter Friday post at some point today... Wouldn't you think being November I'd find a good furnace post from a home inspector in November? Nope James in CT wrote about air conditioning this week. The East Coast was hit by that freaky "Nor’easter" last weekend... The point of Furnace Filter Friday is just to remind you to change your furnace filter regularly. Monthly? That's between you and your furnace / air conditioning. Pay attention to what James finds out about the furnace filter in this (3 comments)
Everybody loves Glenn Kelman - 11/04/11 03:50 PM
Or does everybody loves to hate Glenn Kelman of Redfin. ...or do they? I don't think they do. Dale Chumbley certainly is not a hater*... Dale was at an event the other day where Glenn Kelman, Stan Humphries of Zillow and some other guy I've never heard of were on a panel, about how real estate technology has changed the real estate industry. Do you have real living relationships with your clients? Dale Chumbley said what? Or laughed at something Glen Kelman said? from Geekwire.com 'Video: Redfin's Glenn Kelman is pissing people off again" "Kelman (to the audience): What’s so funny? Would you like (2 comments)
This graph shows homes for sale and homes sold for the Columbus, Ohio 43235 zip code for the past 15 months through September 2011. These are only single family homes, it does not include condominiums. The light green bars are homes for sale. The dark green bars are homes sold (Columbus, Ohio 43235 home sales.) There were 158 homes for sale in Columbus, Ohio 43235 in September. Compare that to 164 homes for sale in September 2010. There were 24 homes sold in September 2011 (1 comments)
This graph shows homes for sale and home sales in the Big Walnut Local Schools for the last 15 months. This is only single family properties. The light green bar is homes for sale in Big Walnut schools. The dark green bar is home sales in the Delaware County school district. There were 134 homes for sale in Big Walnut schools in September 2011. A year ago there were 158 homes for sale in the area. Unlike most of Central Ohio home sales were (0 comments)
This graph shows condominium sales in the Worthington City School District for the past 15 months. Light green bars are homes for sale by month. The dark green bars are home sales by month. As you can see there were 11 condo sales in Worthington in September compared to a total of 4 Worthington condo sales in September 2010. The 100 condos for sale in September 2011 are down considerably from the 124 available in September 2010. Worthington condo sales a market report on September 2011 Condo (0 comments)
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