Your Vision for Columbus Real Estate - Donald Payne

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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.
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A financial setback, job loss, or change in the family status can have devastating effects on your ability to pay your mortgage. The worst-case scenario being what if you can't make that mortgage payment?Finance experts such as Dave Ramsey and Suze Orman insist on making mortgage payments first a...
01/02/2020
New Year’s Eve is a great time to celebrate with family and friends, and it doesn’t have to be an expensive holiday either. Columbus offers plenty of fun events and activities for those who want to have a good time without breaking the bank.For families who want to keep their young kids entertain...
12/27/2019
Keeping your home meticulously clean the entire time it is up for sale so that it can be ready at a for buyers to look at is difficult and can be stressful. Follow these tips to make keeping your home perfect a little bit easier during the selling process. Use a Reward System Before your home ca...
12/09/2019
Great news for homebuyers with Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac loans in 2020.  For four straight years, the FHFA (Federal Housing Finance Agency) has been increasing the conforming loan limits and in 2020 the loan limit will increase to $510,400 up from $484,350 in 2019. Prior to 2016, the Federal hous...
12/05/2019
Whether you are leaving your home for the winter and heading to someplace warmer or you're planning on staying around and just want to protect your home more, winterizing a property is an important process to a homeowner. Extreme winter weather can leave your home and neighborhood without power o...
11/18/2019
Home staging is deliberately setting up a home to set the mood in order to sell a home quickly. Staging a home can actually sell the home 30% faster for anywhere from 5% to 40% more on average. Professional home stagers can cost thousands of dollars and if your home is vacant you may have to pay ...
11/11/2019
There are a lot of conflicting opinions out there about your credit score and credit history when it comes to getting a home loan. I want to lay out the facts for you so that you know exactly what the truth is when it comes to getting a mortgage and your credit history.If you have had a bankruptc...
10/31/2019
They say size matters, but is that really the case when we're talking about square footage and a home floor plan? The plan and layout may be a lot more important than the actual square footage. I've seen a lot of homes with 3500 ft.² get it doesn't seem like there's that much because of the odd l...
10/28/2019
Everyone wants their home to look amazing but in today's social media age, just a simple photo might not be good enough to be considered Instagram-worthy. Whether you're selling your home and looking to stage it beautifully or just make your neighbors envious of your home, here are eight simple t...
10/24/2019
If you are looking to improve the space that your family and friends spend the most time in, then designing a living room for guests and entertaining is probably top priority. There are simple ways to decorate, stage, and design your living room without a major renovation. A living room doesn't n...
10/21/2019
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