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When Is The Best Time To Sell A Home?

Understanding the seasonal trends in the real estate market is a crucial first step in determining the best time to sell your home. But, the decision to move is often a personal one. It’s important to take other factors into account when planning the sale of your home including: your financial situation, the current condition […]


Is Now a Good Time to Sell a Home

Thinking of selling your home but not sure if now is the “right time?” The most common reasons why people decide to sell their homes include changes to their financial status, an employment transfer, a growing family or retirement. Today’s low interest rates have also made it attractive for many homeowners to “move up” to […]



Neighborhood Spotlight: The Reserve at Hidden Creek

The Reserve at Hidden Creek is new community located in Galena being built by Westport Homes. Only a handful of lots remain in this heavily wooded and secluded community which features 38 scenic 1/2-acre home sites with pristine views. The development feeds into the highly rated Olentangy Local School District and includes a dedicated walking […]


Zillow Introduces New Build Showing Request Feature

In Zillow’s pursuit of helping builders attract more clients to new-construction homes, the company has introduced a new home showing feature, On-site Tour Booking, that allows buyers to request a showing while browsing homes on Zillow.  If a buyer sees a home they’d like to tour on Zillow, they can simply click a button and […]



Neighborhood Spotlight: The Reserve at Lantern Chase

Just outside historic downtown Delaware is The Reserve at Lantern Chase, a quaint community being built by Westport Homes. This family friendly community features over 19 acres of open space including walking trails, a playground, dedicated green space for pets, a large 3-acre pond and even a basketball court. The city of Delaware has much […]


Benefits of VA Loans

According to 75 percent of military families, owning a home is one of the most important things to service members upon returning from service. However, only one in four veterans has a thorough knowledge of government programs that are available for those who have served or are serving. The truth is, in fiscal year 2013, […]


2020 Real Estate Market Outlook

The 2019 housing market has been one of low rates, high demand and limited supply—particularly for lower-priced, starter homes.  Will 2020 be more of the same? According to experts, yes and no. Job growth is up, unemployment is down, and the stock market is thriving. An undercurrent of concern, however, may be tempering consumer confidence, […]


Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up a LLC

The limited liability company (LLC) has in recent years become the most popular legal structure for real estate investors seeking personal liability protection and flexibility. The exact requirements vary slightly from state to state, but setting up an LLC is a relatively simple process that can usually be done in one to four hours, depending […]