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RECENT BLOG POSTS
I've noticed something lately.  Have you noticed some of the extremely unfounded lowball offers lately? Now, I'm not talking to you if your seller hasn't competitively priced their home in relation to current inventory and past sales, I'm talking to the agent whose seller is fully informed and ha...
05/22/2008
In Springboro and under the current market conditions it will take 11 months to sell all of the current inventory on the market.  That according to statistics compiled in March.  That's 362 homes for sale and 28 pending and 35 solds in the month of March. Other than the obvious this means we're n...
04/05/2008
Remember when the foreclosures first started hitting the market and investors clamored on the court house steps?  Where did everybody go?  You know what that means?  I think it means hey... now is the REAL time to buy!  The only folks you see today on the court house steps are the banks buying ba...
03/15/2008
It's a beautiful thing.  While homes in the higher price range are seeing huge hits on sales price to list price ratios there is still a range of home that is holding true - and coincidentally it's the same meta-market that holds true in any economy.  Who's that?  The first time home buyer.  The ...
03/15/2008
It's a beautiful thing.  While homes in the higher price range are seeing huge hits on sales price to list price ratios there is still a range of home that is holding true - and coincidentally it's the same meta-market that holds true in any economy.  Who's that?  The first time home buyer.  The ...
03/15/2008
Got a home listed in the 150's in Dayton?  Great.  That's the magic price range for the month of February.  Over 30 homes sold in that price range and there are fewer actually in that close proximity.  So far this year in fact the over 85% of homes sold in Dayton are under the $200,000.00 mark.  ...
03/14/2008
For months now the Springboro market has been either the top Dayton market or runner up.  It's been single handedly boosting revenue outselling other Dayton communities in volume 10's of millions per month.  But if you look at the list price to sales price ratios they lie.  Yes... that's right.  ...
03/13/2008
Many argue that it's our responsibility to try and keep the public calm during this market, and not to further assist in rocking the proverbial boat when it comes to telling folks what kind of numbers are truly happening in any given area. Focusing in on sales price to list price ratios rather th...
03/13/2008
This Presidential election is about more than partisan politics.  It's about the future of our country, but then again isn't it always?  I wish there was this much fervor when people elect their congressmen and women.  Will someone please tell me why we're not establishing more offshore oil rigs ...
03/13/2008
What is a tax free or 1031 Exchange?A 1031 exchange, also known as a Starker Exchange, enables you to sell property and invest the proceeds into another without having to pay tax on the gain--you defer it.  And you can keep legally doing this over and over again.Reasons why people exchange invest...
01/30/2008
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