Real Estate News and Trends

4JanuaryNew Year’s Seller Resolutions: Get Your Home Ready to Sell

You’ve probably heard that the Central Ohio Real Estate market is red hot. Realtor.com ranks Columbus housing eighth nationally as a matter of fact. You read that correctly. Columbus is ahead of expected favorites like Los Angeles (17), Colorado Springs(14) and Nashville (18). What’s that mean for you? Generally speaking, your house may be worth more than you think …

28MarchWhat to Do With a Tax Refund: 3 Ideas That’ll Practically Double Your Money If You’re a Homeowner

If this year is anything like the last, almost 7.2 million Americans will get a tax refund this spring averaging around $3,000. If you’re a homeowner getting this refund, you’re fortunate because you’ve got more creative ways to invest it for a profit. Doesn’t matter if you’re selling, staying put, or stuck in the middle. …

5FebruaryTax and Home Records Checklist: What to Keep and For How Long

Unless you’re living in the 123-room Spelling Manor, you probably don’t have space to store massive amounts of tax and insurance paperwork, warranties, and repair receipts related to your home. But you’ll definitely want your paperwork at hand if you have to prove you deserved a tax deduction, file an insurance claim, or figure out …