Liberty Township, OH Real Estate News

By James Gordon, REALTOR, PBD SFR SRS
(Sibcy Cline Realtors®)
  In my area there has been a lot of new construction. New homes were starting at 280,000 and going up into the luxury class and were selling well a year ago. Now with all the builder incentives it is showing that they are in a tight market.   Builder incentives are as much as no payments until January 2008 on market homes and agent incentives as much as a cruise for 2 with airfare on Princess lines.Here is where the switch comes in...............   One of the builders that is sitting on an undeveloped parcel has filed for a major modification to the R-PUD plan that was approved. They would like to go from single family housing to mixed use development.  They want to build townhouses starting at 170,000 and a small retail area. The township trustees seem to think it is a good thing beca...
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By James Gordon, REALTOR, PBD SFR SRS
(Sibcy Cline Realtors®)
   I received a call from a potential client last week who found me on. She needed to sell her home as she has now entered the foreclosure process. She had found me on internet through and needed someone in the area that was knowledgeable with the process and how to help her. She is going to have great difficulty in selling her property as she feels that she needs to net 20,000.00 from the sale. She bought the property 18 months ago with 100% financing. She has not made a payment in the last 6 months so with penalties, interest, and legal fees the payoff is about 15,000.00  more than the loan amount.   She had bought the property directly from a national builder with no buyers agent and they talked her into almost every upgrade that they had to offer. She paid 240K for her home and the ...
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By James Gordon, REALTOR, PBD SFR SRS
(Sibcy Cline Realtors®)
  I currently have a property listed that is 2 years old. There are lots of upgrades in the home and the owners are not expecting to recoup the upgrade money. The home is priced to the market 369,900 but there has been one large problem the tenants!   The tenants are renting this property for 1400.00 per month and know that they have a great deal. They have been in no hurry to leave and have made selling the property difficult. One of the worst of many things that they have done is to make the basement uninhabitable. This is a great basement ready to finish. The owners had extra depth added to the basement so when it is finished you can have 9 foot ceilings. There are 5 full windows in the basement and it is a walkout. The way that the tenants have destroyed it is by letting their 3 LAR...
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By James Gordon, REALTOR, PBD SFR SRS
(Sibcy Cline Realtors®)
 This is an electronic flyer that I made of a home that I have for sale in Liberty Township. The owners have replaced all the windows in this 14 year old home. The Air Conditioner has been replaced this past summer and the swingset stays! They are also including 2 refrigerators with the purchase of this home. If you have questions on this or any other home in the area please contact me. 
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By James Gordon, REALTOR, PBD SFR SRS
(Sibcy Cline Realtors®)
            Liberty Township is located in the southeastern corner of Butler             County. The first settlers of Liberty Township on record came to the             area in 1796. The township was created in 1803 with the splitting of             Butler County.             Construction abounds in Liberty Township, with the population             growing by approximately 1000 per year. The current population is             estimated to be near 30,000. The township is a part of the Lakota             School District.             Transportation             Liberty Township sits on both sides of I-75, and is 25 miles south             of Dayton and 20 miles north of Cincinnati. It is a short drive to             I-275. State Route 4 passes through Liberty Township, giving access        ...
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By James Gordon, REALTOR, PBD SFR SRS
(Sibcy Cline Realtors®)
   I have been using a great program in partnership with Lowes. It entitles anyone who lists a home for sale with me or uses me as their buyers agent on their purchase to save up to 1000.00 at Lowes.    The way the program works is that about 10 days after we start the prelisting for a seller or we purchase the home as a buyer you will receive a 10% off coupon for Lowes. You can purchase up to 10000.00 and get 10% off. You can use it on carpet, most appliances, lawn and garden tools, just about anything Lowes carries.   This program is in addition to the stellar service that you receive from me as my client. That makes it a win-win for you! Professional service with a Realtor® that will answer his phone. A Realtor® that puts your needs, wants, and desires first. Great communication befo...
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By James Gordon, REALTOR, PBD SFR SRS
(Sibcy Cline Realtors®)
As an active member of the township I received this update from the Sheriff.The Butler County Sheriff's Office wants to remind you not to leave valuables in your car.  There have been some laptops stolen out of vehicles in Liberty Township.  Please keep your valuables with you or keep them out of sight.  Remember to lock your vehicles.It came to mind who would leave their laptop or other belongings in an unlocked car parked on the street or in a driveway? Yes we feel that our car parked in our driveway is safe but really would you leave cash spread out on the seat of an unlocked car? That is what you are going when you leave valuables in plain sight in an unlocked vehicle. These are not planned crimes or even crimes where force has been used. These are called crimes of opportunity.  Ple...
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