columbus oh real estate: How to shop for homes from 1000 miles away. - 07/07/11 10:12 AM

As a relocation specialist, I am always up to the task of previewing homes for my out-of-town clients.  But usually they come to town at some point to see homes in person, and make a decision.  Imagine my surprise when a new client last fall informed me that he would NOT be coming to Columbus, OH to finalize his search for a new home.  So I got to pick out his new home.  Not a problem.  I wish I got to pick out all my clients homes - it might save us all lots of time.  "NO, you don't want … (3 comments)

columbus oh real estate: Understanding Central Ohio real estate: "Highest and Best Use" - 06/28/11 06:12 PM

Way back in 2003 (ha,ha), when I was taking my real estate pre-licensing courses, part of my education touched on the standard real estate concept of "highest and best use" of properties.  For most of my readers that may not be familiar with the term, here is a definition, in a parable:
John and Mary Smith build a house in 1920 on a quiet 2 lane road.  This home is located at 822 Elm Street.  John and Mary raise their children in the home, and they pass away in 1975.  John and Mary's children have sinced moved out of town, … (1 comments)

columbus oh real estate: Dear Listing Agent: DO YOUR HOMEWORK! - 05/24/11 05:55 AM

As a relocation specialist, I work with relocation buyers all over our metro area, and even into the surrounding counties.  I am currently working with a buyer that is looking in Reynoldsburg, the city (an easterly suburb of Columbus) in which I have lived for nearly 20 years.  I keep up on general market activity in my town, but not to the extent of reviewing a large volume of active listings and recently sold properties. 
In doing research for this buyer, I am coming across a disturbing trend: listing agents are taking overpriced listings.  Now I realize that OBEYING our … (0 comments)

Don Corson (Coldwell Banker Realty)

Don Corson

Columbus, OH

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Coldwell Banker Realty

Address: 5930 Cleveland Ave, Suite B, Columbus, OH, 43231

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