Your Vision for Columbus Real Estate - Donald Payne

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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.
I sometimes feel like the rules or protocol in the real estate industry is a lot like the food industry. One minute something is great for you, the next minute it's bad for you and causes cancer. It can be difficult for homebuyers to understand what they should and shouldn't do or simply what wil...
As a first-time homebuyer, here are the answers to some questions you may have regarding mortgages and what you need to obtain one, courtesy of Andy Deutschle of Concord Mortgage.What do first-time homebuyers need in order to obtain a mortgage?According to Andy, lenders try to match the mortgage ...
US News & World Report released a list of the best places to live in America as they do every year and this year, the study looked at five metrics: job market, value, quality of life, desirability, and net migration. Our own little Columbus was #16 is one of the best places to live in the country...
I've been trying to figure out the best way to title this blog post. There's a lot of ways it could be said but basically what I am trying to convey is. For instance, I sold a friend a house several years ago and they loved the house and its location but there were a lot of things they wanted to ...
"Real estate team", this term hasn't been around for very long and I'm not necessarily talking about a group of real estate agents working together to sell a property or help you buy one. I'm talking about the group of individuals that help you get the home you want or sell on time and that inclu...
Is there such a thing as business ethics? Think about that for a minute. Do people that have no ethics all of a sudden have them when they enter their business world? You would hope that someone that demonstrates business ethics would have ethics in general in their day-to-day life but that may n...
Home values in Franklin County have been a huge issue over the last couple of years, primarily due to inconsistent and inaccurate valuations made by tax assessors. Because of this, homeowners have sought out options to contest the valuations. The Board of revision will review the valuation of you...
Most people that decide to sell a home don't do so until they're ready to buy their next house. The motivating factor could be work-related, family status, or you're just looking to relocate. Whatever the case may be, learning from those who have been there, done that, could be some of the best a...
 Many homeowners feel that an open house is essential to getting the house sold, but that's just not the case. Most open houses are either to appease the seller or market new buyers. It really rarely actually sells the house.Open houses are typically an invitation to the public to come and check ...
Planning on selling your home? Before running out and finding a listing agent there are five questions you should be able to answer about listing, marketing, and selling your home.#1. Why?You should be able to give a good answer as to why you're selling your home. Most homeowners know the reason ...

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