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.
 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'...
Dad doesn't want another tie, another screwdriver set or your hand print in the shape of an octopus; I mean, you are in your 30s at this point! LOL But what can you do for your dad this Father's Day that's really unique? If you're looking to think outside the box this Father's Day and give dad so...
Why Doesn’t the HUD-1 Match the Good Faith Estimate and What Can You Do About It?A good faith estimate is a way for buyers to understand the costs of a loan before they actually have to pay them.  Laws and regulations are in place that require lenders to disclose these fees and costs so there are...
Want to buy a house without a spouse? Or maybe without anyone else helping you? Can it be done? Should it be done? How hard is it really? Surprisingly enough it's actually a growing trend for single people to be purchasing real estate. Also,  many of these single purchasers are not men. Several d...
Well we are finally out of the cold, I think, and with a  beautiful weekend ahead many people are starting to think about Spring, planting, gardens and flowers. Here’s what’s coming up in May around Columbus: The Spring Bulb Display happening April 1 through the 30th at the Franklin Park Conserva...

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