Your Vision for Columbus Real Estate - Donald Payne

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Vision Realty
Donald Payne, Founder of Vision Realty, has been the REALTOR® of choice for buyers and sellers since 1979. Donald specializes in helping first-time homebuyers, new families, single families and more in Columbus real estate.
 In a recent article on MSN by GoBankingRates, Ohio was listed as #3 of the top 10 states to get a mortgage loan. Favorable 15 and 30 year rates allow for many homeowners to refinance or get their very first home loan. The average rate is currently 3.757% for a 30 year loan term; much more compet...
It can easily be a no-win situation in real estate when sibling rivalry takes over. When a parent or guardian passes away and two siblings are left picking up the pieces of any property, it can get ugly. What happens if one sibling wants to sell the property and the other wants to stay?This is no...
Rents Continue to Rise in Many US MarketsIts a hot rental market out there right now and according to the Wall Street Journal, rents climbed 3.6% during the second quarter compared to last year. Since 2012, rents have increased nearly 4% annually and not surprisingly places like San Francisco and...
We talked last year about some of the 10 things you should know about Columbus Ohio but one expand that list and give you 10 more reasons to love your city, especially if you're relocating or moving to the Columbus area.1. Columbus is one of the most intelligent cities in the world.According to t...
 A recent article in AARP magazine listed Columbus Ohio as one of the top most livable places for those over 50 years old. The list that compiles numerous research from the most livable neighborhoods to the healthiest and easiest to get around, shows the Columbus Ohio is one of the top.By surveyi...
For decades we have had to explain the differences to homebuyers between the Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. Both overlap but have been inconsistent for years. The combination of these has formed the TRID - the RILA / RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule. The Consu...
Get ready for the 25th annual Ohio Freedom Festival.Starting on June 19 and running through Sunday, June 21, enjoy three days of music, food and family fun.  Referred to as "JuneteenthOhio", this title represents June 19, 1865, considered the date when the last captives in America were freed, alm...
 Get ready to get your jazz on June 19, 20th and 21st, 2015 for the Creekside Jazz and Blues Festival. This annual event offers a unique musical lineup including Divina and the Vagabonds, Mud Morganfield Band and the Floorwalkers just to name a few. In addition to all the great music you'll hear ...
 Recent stats show that April rents were 4% higher than just a year ago, the fastest increase in two years. Home prices on average only gained 3%!I know that real estate agents have always been chanting the mantra that it's cheaper to own than to rent, but the statistics simply don't lie; it trul...
How to Go from a Renter to a Landlord - Millennials Looking to Invest Rather Than Buy Millennial's are all the talk these days and while many of them prefer to rent instead of own,  some are finding a more favorable option is to invest  in real estate. The reason for this is that many millennial'...

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