From the Experts...

Posted: April 9, 2021
Written byStephanie Visscher Despite what she jokingly calls “Miami Vice” décor (picture mirrored cabinets and pink carpet), Kynse Leigh Agles knew her listing was a hidden gem. The 2,300-square-foot waterfront property in Cape Coral, Florida, offered easy boating access to the Gulf of Mexico while still sitting high enough to be...
Posted: April 1, 2021
By Lauren Sieben,  Apr 1, 2021   Ah, the telltale signs of spring: trees in bloom, slightly warmer weather, allergies flaring—and a long list of chores to tackle around the house. Before you pause to savor the sunnier days, it’s important to make sure your home is ready for the season. Here’s what experts say you need to include...
Posted: March 18, 2021
Written by: Joshua Cooley, Forbes Councils Member If you’re looking to buy or sell a house in today’s market, the idea of working with a real estate agent or broker may feel outdated. You might wonder, while scrolling through Zillow or Redfin, “Why would I pay a 6% commission to someone when I could just do it myself for free?” The instant...
Posted: March 8, 2021
By: Motto Mortgage From vertical storage to a DIY-able peg board, you’re sure to find a place for everything.   A well-organized home not only looks great, it can also increase your efficiency and even put your mind at ease. Whether you weren’t blessed with a pantry and plenty of closet space or you just love a DIY-able challenge...
Posted: February 9, 2021
By Jamie Ayers In 2021, the average time it takes to sell a home in Ohio — from listing through closing — is approximately 91 days. That’s 56 days to get an offer, plus the typical 35-day closing period.
Key factors that impact Ohio home sale timelines include local market conditions (e.g., buyer demand, job market, rising...