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New HUD Asset Managers and How You Will Benefit Earlier this week HUD announced a major change in who will manage their assets (HUD Homes). http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2010/HUDNo.10-122 Here's what's happening. HUD has always used private com...
06/27/2010
Memorial Day Extends HUD Homes Bidding Deadline   For this weekend I previewed a collection of 5 Columbus HUD homes. All of them are newer, suburban homes, however, the house on Antonio Lane in Blacklick is special. It is a large, 4 bedroom home, in excellent condition, ready for a new owner to m...
06/02/2010
Columbus HUD Homes Statistics Since January 2010 Memorial Day Weekend came and went! Time to review the past 5 months of HUD homes listings. This first chart shows the number of HUD listings available each Friday starting on January 1, 2010 till today. Like on the HUD homes map, the color coding ...
06/02/2010
Surprises in HUD Homes from Hilliard to New Albany This was a good week! I managed to preview 6 Columbus HUD Homes for you. Each HUD home I entered came with a hidden surprise. I guess this makes the job interesting. As I mentioned on Friday, there's a lot of activity in the Hilliard area. Three ...
05/10/2010
Listing Statistics for Central Ohio HUD Homes for the Week of 5/7/10 Total homes available: 171 (last week: 178) Owner occupants: 89 All bidders: 82New listings: 29Sunday deadline: 23Relisted/Price reduced: 37 Median Price: $72,000 (last week: $66,300)Average Price: $74,101 (last week: $71,869)Hi...
05/10/2010
Avoid a Bidding War before the Tax Credit Expires Just one more week! Then the buying frenzy caused by the home buyer tax credit will be over. You probably heard it on the news. March sales of Columbus houses are 25% higher in 2010 than a year ago. When you try to buy Columbus HUD homes, it is ea...
04/24/2010
Listing Statistics for Central Ohio for the week of April 23, 2010 Total homes available: 204 (last week: 186) Owner occupants: 135 All bidders: 69New listings: 43Sunday deadline: 45Relisted/Price reduced: 47 Median Price: $70,000 (last week: $71,500)Average Price: $75,267 (last week: $75,191)Hig...
04/24/2010
You Won't Believe This Is A HUD House When people hear the term HUD house, many think of a trashed home somewhere in a rental area in the inner city. If this is you, keep reading! This article will change your perception of HUD homes. I have been marketing Columbus HUD homes for more than 2 years...
03/31/2010
Visiting Blacklick and Pataskala HUD Homes This past weekend I decided to travel to the far East Side of the Columbus metro area and pick out a few exciting HUD homes for you. This endeavor was almost canceled due to the early morning snow. You can still see some of it in the pictures. Thank God ...
03/29/2010
Almost Half of HUD Listings Available to Investors The latest Columbus HUD homes map is pretty "green".  Green markers identify those Columbus houses that are available to all bidders and investors. There's a total of 81 HUD homes investors can bid on. However, there are also 38 new HUD listings ...
03/29/2010
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