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May 2018 Market Snapshot

What a crazy market this has been in 2018. I’m seeing things I’ve never seen in real estate. Here are just a few of the crazies: 1. Some buyers are waiving their right to a home inspection. That’s taking on some risk! 2. Buyers are waiving their appraisal contingency. Many Read More

When Will Interest Rates Rise?

When will interest rates get back to historical levels? Great question! The Fed just signaled that the prime lending rate will be increased another quarter point, but the 30 year fixed mortgage interest rate continues to hover around 4%. Let’s put this in historical perspective. Historically, the 30-year fixed mortgage Read More

Spring 2017 Update

The daffodils are popping up all around. And so are the real estate for sale signs! 2017 is already off to a strong start, similar to last year. Here are some of the trends and tendencies that I’m watching: 1. Rising interest rates. Is this the year that we see 6% Read More

2017 Real Estate Projections

The 2016 real estate market was one of the best ever. Record low inventory, a relatively stable local economy and continuing low interest rates all contributed to the hot Columbus real estate market. Here are some of the key trends I’m watching that all lead me to believe that 2017 Read More