Ohio Home Ownership Tax Benefits

Tax Benefits of Ohio Home Ownership

The benefits associated with Ohio home ownership are present in many aspects of life, but since it is Tax Time, let’s look at 2 of the more prevalent tax benefits of owning a home in Ohio. 1. Ohio Mortgage Tax Deductions Some of the popular deductions that homeowners see on their taxes are: Home Mortgage Interest Deduction – the IRS allows you to deduct the […] Read more »

Ohio Homebuyer

Pre-Approval Tips for Ohio Homebuyers

If you are buying a home in Ohio here are a few helpful tips that will prepare you for the Pre-Approval process and put you in the best position for a mortgage: Be ready to provide these documents to your loan officer at time of Pre-Approval: Copy of your drivers license(s) Copy of your social security card(s) Most recent 30 days of paystubs Last 2 […] Read more »

Ohio First Time Home Buyer

5 Mistakes Ohio First Time Homebuyers Make

Today’s market is ripe for prospective first time homebuyers. Home prices are low and mortgage rates are still at historic lows. Buying your first home is a major decision and it involves much more than signing a purchase contract. Here are five common mistakes that first time home buyers can avoid. 1. Not getting Pre-Qualified A loan officer is an invaluable resource early in a […] Read more »

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2 Ohio Cities Rank in Zillow’s Top 10 Buyers Markets

Zillow released its Top Buyers’ and Sellers’ Market list yesterday, and who woulda thunk it but Cleveland, Ohio and Cincinnati, Ohio both rank in the Top 10 Buyers’ Markets, Cleveland at #3 and Cincinnati at #8. So would exactly does Zillow look at when compiling their list of Sellers’ and Buyers’ Markets? According to Zillow they “analyzed data on sale-to-list price ratio, number of days listings […] Read more »

Ohio Home Buyer

Ohio First Time HomeBuyer Program Comparison

Now that summer is here, experts predict that home buying will pick up. A combination of factors are motivating home buyers, including home prices remaining low and Ohio mortgage interest rates remaining at or near all time lows. If you are in the market to buy a home in Ohio, chances are that you will face information overload when trying to decide which type of […] Read more »

3 Must Do’s for Ohio First Time Home Buyers

As a First Time Home Buyer, there are a few steps that you can take to ease the stress of finding the perfect home. Being a first time home buyer is intimidating and is obviously a major decision. Rather than jumping into the market feet first, take a few moments and prepare.  Here are a few preliminary steps that you can take to help make […] Read more »