patio homes: Last Chance For West Chester Villas At Park Place Courtyard Home! - 08/18/17 04:19 PM

The Villas At Park Place in West Chester Ohio has ONE lot left for new construction!  The 21 lots of the final phase went from this:

to new courtyard homes, poured foundations and contracts for 20 of the 21 lots in less than a year!  One of those 20 spots went to one of our buyers and they're getting their new home at the end of this month!
Expect to pay in the high $300s or into the $400s for your finished courtyard home. Call us (513-520-5305) to arrange a meeting with the builder's rep if you're interested in … (1 comments)

patio homes: Soraya Farms in Clearcreek Township Ohio Patio Home Update - 07/23/17 04:24 PM

We were recently out at Soraya Farms with buyers and the patio home section is on the home stretch, with only 4 lots left to build from scratch!  Soraya Farms is located in Clearcreek Township on the west side of State Route 48 just below the northern edge of the Warren County line (near Village Rental).  To further complicate things, Soraya Farms is a Centerville mailing address with Springboro Schools, so you've got quite the mix of addresses!
Soraya Farms is a Design Homes builder Planned Urban Development (PUD), so financing is easier than a regular condo community.  The community offers … (0 comments)

patio homes: Cincinnati's 55+ Community Offers A Variety Of Living Choices! - 06/29/17 07:17 PM

There's only one true 55+ Active Adult Community in Cincinnati and it's Maineville's Heritage at Miami Bluffs.  This community is entering its final phases as Drees Homes is just one home away from completing another segment of building.

Drees Homes is the exclusive builder for Heritage at Miami Bluffs and while they've always offered patio homes in various sizes and floor plans, they've also offered two other styles of homes:
1.  Attached ranch condos varying in size from approximately 1100 to 1500 square feet.  Built on a slab and typically two bedroom, two bath with a garage.  Priced under $200,000 and the … (2 comments)

patio homes: Happy Buyers In A Cincinnati New Construction Patio Home - 06/14/17 08:14 PM
 
Monday we got to participate in one of our favorite activities:  completing the home finding journey with another set of buyers and watch them get the keys to their new home.
In this case it was literally a new home, a Fischer Homes new construction patio home in Hamilton Township's Miami Bluffs community!  And this wasn't a case of going straight to the builder, but instead the culmination of a journey.  Like most of our patio home buyers, it's not just a matter of ONLY wanting a patio home, but of finding that "just right" home that fits their needs. 
That's where … (0 comments)

patio homes: Fischer Homes New Construction Patio Homes in Providence Community - 06/03/17 05:45 PM

Are you ready for a new construction patio home opportunity in Hamilton Township Ohio?  Then you're going to love the news we have for you!
Fischer Homes has just announced plans for a significant patio home community in the Providence subdivision.  Located near the intersection of Stephens and Zoar Roads in Hamilton Township, the patio home section will ultimately feature 84 patio homes in Providence.
 
The first phase will include 18 sites for Fischer new construction patio homes.  While it might not look like much today, soon the earthmovers will have everything prepped to build these new patio homes!
Key details:
Base prices:  $189,900 … (0 comments)

patio homes: Are Cincinnati Builders Meeting Low Maintenance Living Demand? - 05/29/17 03:51 PM

We work with a lot of buyers seeking a low maintenance living lifestyle in Greater Cincinnati.  Whether they're looking for a condo or a patio home, their search often includes considering new construction.  Are Cincinnati builders meeting the needs of these buyers?

 
The answer is "It depends". 
It depends on where the buyers want to live.
It depends on the buyer's budget.
It depends on what amenities a buyer wants.
For instance, if a buyer wants a true 55+ active adult living community, there's only one Cincinnati builder offering that option.  That means if you want a 55+ community, you've got to be willing to … (1 comments)

patio homes: Springboro Ohio New Construction Patio Homes For Sale By Fischer - 05/17/17 05:23 PM
Searching for Springboro Ohio new construction patio homes?  Fischer Homes has a limited time offer for you!  And we say limited because with only a handful of lots we don't expect the patio home opportunity in The Springs to last long!
Fischer is offering five patio home floor plans:
Amelia 
Edenton 
Kiawah 
Maxwell 
Winthrop
Base square footage starts at 1500 for the smallest plan, almost 2000 for the largest plan and the possibility to go bigger with finished lower levels or loft spaces (depending on the plan).
Prices start in the $250s, quite reasonable for a Springboro new construction patio home.
The community is close to … (0 comments)

patio homes: My Specialist Wasn't Special Enough - 04/13/17 04:44 PM

When I need something medical I start with my Primary Care Physician.  He can take care of my general medical needs but there are things he doesn't have the expertise to handle so he sends me to a specialist.  A doctor that specializes in knee joints or a cardiologist (yeah, it's been THAT kind of year) might be just the ticket...or not.  Because as I've found sometimes the specialist isn't specialized enough and what is REALLY needed is a true expert on a particular issue. 
Now the same type of issue might apply to buying or selling a home in Ohio.  … (13 comments)

patio homes: Discounted Luxury Cincinnati Patio Homes For Sale! - 03/27/17 04:18 PM

It's not often you can get a HUGE price break on a Cincinnati new construction patio home,  but Brookstone Homes Parkland Meadows community in Symmes Township is on sale right now!!!!
Why the big price break?  When a builder is ready to finish up a community they want to wrap it up and put their focus elsewhere!  So rather than wait for the just right buyer to come along for the LAST lot in the community they'll build a home that is the most popular style for the community and put an appealing price tag on it!  This Shawnee floor plan is … (4 comments)

patio homes: Want A Cincinnati Patio Home? Blink And You Might Miss It! - 02/24/17 01:24 PM

Depending on your desires for a Cincinnati patio home, the selection might be VERY, VERY limited.  It might even be zero!
While patio homes make the perfect home choice for many of our buyers, there are a few things that can put a kink in a successful patio home search:
A limited location for availabilty.  Most Cincinnati communities will either have no patio homes, or maybe 4-5 on the absolute high side.  If a buyer has very specific needs for where they want to live, the options may be scant. While new construction patio homes are readily available in a number of … (3 comments)

patio homes: We Love Watching Our Buyers' Cincinnati Patio Homes Be Built! - 02/23/17 04:08 PM
Working with Cincinnati patio home buyers is one of my favorite parts of being a real estate agent!  Some buyers buy "used" homes and others go for new construction patio homes!  There are plenty of builders in the Greater Cincinnati area offering new patio homes, but it's not always obvious where to find them if you don't have an agent in the know!  And THAT is where we come in!  Since our specialty is Greater Cincinnati patio homes, it's critical that we keep up on the latest offerings!  And the other part you might not realize is we do hold some … (2 comments)

patio homes: Are There Any Cincinnati Patio Homes For Rent? - 01/25/17 02:01 PM

Searching for Cincinnati patio homes for rent? 
We'll admit that it's not easy to find them!  Our experience has been that patio home owners rarely offer them up for rent.
Why are they so hard to find? 
First and foremost, Cincinnati patio homes are most often someone's last home, so they're STAYING there!  While they might head for warmer climes during the colder months, chances are they're not going to risk opening their homes to tenants while they're gone.
Secondly, the patio home segment isn't a HUGE number of the overall Cincinnati housing market. 
Thirdly, and this isn't true about only patio homes, but … (2 comments)

patio homes: Miami Bluffs New Construction Patio Home Spring Sale 2017! - 01/16/17 03:53 PM
Competition for Greater Cincinnati new construction patio homes is stronger on the Cincinnati side of the Ohio River than it is in Northern Kentucky.  While Northern Kentucky offers a number of new construction patio home communities, if you want the largest choice of communities in Greater Cincinnati, you're heading to Ohio!
And the benefit of that competition for our patio home buyers is as builder vie for your dollars, they'll sometimes offer specials to encourage you as the buyer to pick THEM over the other options in the area.
That's the case with Fischer Homes and their Miami Bluffs patio homes section in … (2 comments)

patio homes: Cincinnati Low Maintenance Ranch Living Choices - 01/15/17 03:24 PM

It's time.  You've had the big house and the yard and all the time spent making it all look perfect.  Enough, time to spend a LOT more time enjoying life and a lot less time spent taking care of your home. 
So what are your choices?
For the majority of our buyers the answer is a Cincinnati patio home. Cincinnati patio homes are:
Typically ranch homes (with or without a basement) Always detached homes  (think a "regular" home)
Minimum 2 bed, 2 bath, 2 car garage You own the lot and lawn care is included
But there's another primary choice for those … (2 comments)

patio homes: Northern Kentucky Patio Homes in Saratoga Springs of Triple Crown - 01/13/17 03:03 PM
Searching for Cincinnati area new construction patio homes for sale?   While most of our patio home buyers focus on the Ohio side of the Ohio River, some of our buyers find the Northern Kentucky suburbs of Greater Cincinnati the better choice to call home, for instance in Triple Crown's Saratoga Springs patio home community!
And yes, we can help our patio home buyers in both Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky since Bill (our patio home buyer specialist) is licensed in both Ohio AND Kentucky!
Saratoga Springs is Drees Homes' latest addition to Northern Kentucky patio home communities and is part of the Triple Crown … (4 comments)

patio homes: Greater Cincinnati New Construction Patio Homes For Sale - 01/04/17 03:22 PM

Searching for Greater Cincinnati new construction patio homes for sale and not sure on which side of the Ohio River you want to live?  North of Cincinnati?  East?  West?  Or how about South and in Northern Kentucky?
We've got patio homes covered on BOTH sides of the Ohio River!
No matter which direction you want to go, you can have one stop shopping for patio homes since we have the capability of working with builders on EITHER side of the Ohio River!  That's right, our buyer's agent Bill is licensed in both Ohio AND Kentucky so we're not going to let a little … (3 comments)

patio homes: Do You Want Good Enough In Your Cincinnati Patio Home Or The Best? - 12/29/16 03:16 PM

When you want to buy a Cincinnati patio home, do you want "just good enough" or do you want THE BEST possible match for your needs?  Whether you want a resale patio home or a new construction patio home, there will be communities that are "okay" and some that will be the best possible match for your needs.
Obviously you want THE BEST, right?  That's where we come in.  Helping buyers find the right match in Cincinnati patio homes is our specialty.  We routinely help buyers find the best possible fit for them, be it either resale or new construction.  We understand … (3 comments)

patio homes: 7 Reasons You NEED A Buyer's Agent For New Construction Homes - 12/14/16 11:53 AM
 
If you're thinking about Cincinnati new construction homes, and in particular a Cincinnati new construction patio home, you might not realize it but you NEED a buyer's agent to help you through the process!
 
Here's why!
1.  The builder's rep works FOR the builder, NOT you.  They'll help you through the process, but at the end of the day never doubt who has their ultimate loyalty.
2.  A buyer's agent that works new construction knows ALL your choices.  That's especially critical with specialty homes like Cincinnati patio homes.  With a half dozen different names used by the builders, finding the RIGHT new construction patio … (15 comments)

patio homes: New Loveland Community Features Patio Homes & Garden Spaces! - 12/02/16 04:46 PM

Searching for Cincinnati patio homes for sale?   There's a brand new community being built in Loveland called Elliott Farm and is now open for orders and Elliott Farm includes a patio home section! 
Elliott Farm offers three sections of homes:
Legacy at Elliott Farm (patio home section priced $292,700 to $356,800 base price) Traditions at Elliott Farm (regular single family homes priced $359,400 to $407,100 base price) Heritage at Elliott Farm (Estate single family homes priced $477,100 to $523,700 base price).  Larger lots and homes than the Traditions section
 
Key features of the Elliott Farm community:
Located in Kings School District … (7 comments)

patio homes: How Soon Do You Need A Cincinnati Patio Home? - 11/26/16 02:44 PM

When you're buying a "regular" home there's usually an ample selection of homes for sale.  You might have to trade off a "nice to" to get one, but homes are out there.
Patio homes are different.  Inventory even at its most plentiful is still very limited.  There's a variety of reasons:
Patio homes tend to be buy and hold.  While typical homes might turnover ownership every 7 years or so, patio homes are often the owner's retirement home with no real intent of selling EVER.  However, health reasons (or an unexpected move by the grandkids) can change those plans. Patio homes are … (5 comments)

 
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