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Home sales statistics for central Ohio in 2010 showed marked improvements compared to previous years according to the Columbus Board of REALTORS. "Our market saw average sale price increases for eight of the 12 months of 2010," says CBR President Rick Benjamin. "As we have experienced annual decreases in our average sale price since 2005, we see ending the year just half a point lower than 2009 as a positive for central Ohio homeowners."

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10 Reasons To Buy a Home: In this article that appeared in Time magazine, author Brett Arends explains why owning a home is a good thing. He tells readers, "Enough with the doom and gloom about homeownership."

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The tax deductibility of interest paid on mortgages is a powerful incentive for home ownership and has been one of the simplest provisions in the federal tax code for more than 80 years. For those reasons, the National Association of REALTORS is aligning its 1.1 million members across the nation to ensure that the government does not make any attempt to reduce this important benefit for people of all economic sectors.

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Welcome to the Perfect Market for Home Buyers

 

PRICES ARE RIGHT    : :    INTEREST RATES ARE LOW    : :    HOMES ARE PLENTIFUL.


With more than 14,000 homes on the market in central Ohio, there is something for everyone!



IS THE GRASS STILL GREENER HERE?
YES! Interest rates remain incredibly affordable. Homeownership is still a good investment. Prices are right. And there are plenty of homes on the market,. However, no one knows when that will change So if you’re playing the waiting game, consider that you might be disappointed when the market heats up again (as it always does) if you don’t take advantage of today’s opportunities.

 

Take advantage of today’s market. You’ll be glad you did!

 

A General Overview of Our Market
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    A General Overview of Our Market
     
     Why Buy Now?
     
    The Seven Things You Need to Know

 

7 Things You Need to Know
about the central Ohio Housing Market.

In 2010 alone, more than 19,676 homes sold in central Ohio. Could yours be next?

 

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If you're a first-time buyer, you have an upper hand in today’s market

 

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When rates are as low as they are today, you and I have incredible buying power.

 

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Ask a builder or REALTOR® you know and they will tell you that interest rates are staying down.

 

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With today's prices, rates, and tax credits, it's a great time to step onto the housing ladder.

 

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Remember that REALTORS® and lenders have seen markets like this. Seek their advice!

 

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Americans continue to place a high value on homeownership. It's still the American Dream

 

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