Delaware, OH Real Estate News

By Susanne Novak, ABR, FIS, GRI
(RE/MAX 24/7)
Analysis of a Winning Bid - How much did HUD discount? Or: How Low Can you Go? You probably wonder how low you can go when submitting a bid for a Columbus HUD Home. There is no easy answer, as HUD does not publish their acceptance guidelines. I researched a few homes that HUD sold recently to give you an idea about the discounts they have accepted. It appears that the final purchase price depends on how soon offers are submitted. Owner occupant offers usually come in much closer to the original listing price (or the as-is appraised value) than investor bids. If offers fall through (which happens quite frequently) and HUD has to reduce the listing price, then it seems that HUD becomes very motivated. Sometimes they even drop the price so low it creates a bidding frenzy among investors. L...
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By Sam Cooper, Sam Cooper HER Realtors
(HER Realtors)
Homes sold in Delaware Ohio Here is a very nice home sold in the Woods at Locust Curve subdivision, Delaware Ohio 43015. The selling agent was Sam Cooper a Realtor with HER Real Living. 157 Locust Curve Dr. Delaware Oh sold for $199,900. You'll find 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Basement, Deck, Fenced in yard  and a finished two car garage. The cooperative brokerage was Forman Realtors. This home sold on October 23, 2008 This is a very attractive two story home with a 1st floor Master Bedroom, Great Room with Fireplace, Finished Recreational Room, Formal Dining Room, 1st floor laundry and over 2100 square feet of living space. If you're thinking of buying or selling a home in Delaware Ohio please contact Sam Cooper. Sam Cooper is a full time real estate agent and serves all of Central Ohio. Co...
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By Ryan Reynolds Team, Helping YOU is What We're Here to Do!
(Keller Williams Consultants Realty)
Another Buyer Helped!  Ryan Reynolds helped an out of town buyer to purchase adn estate owned home to fix up and make into a home.  It looks to be a great deal and I'm sure the new owners will be happy!   If you're interested in estate, foreclosed, HUD, Bank Owned, or even normal seller homes, call Ryan...He'll Help You! Ryan Reynolds, Realtor Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty                                              Mobile:  (740) 972-2731                    Fax:  (614) 431-2828                                   www.RyanHelpsU.com                   
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By John Freundner
(Simulated Showings)
Marion, Ohio - Simulated Showings of Marion, Ohio is now a Licensed Distributor of Real Tour Vision (RTV) 360° Panoramic Virtual Tour technology.  Virtual Tours leverage the power of the Internet to showcase properties, facilities, products and communities online using an interactive format.  The proprietary RTV software system has significantly reduced the time to build and post tours online.In addition, RTV tours are e-mailable and ready for disk.  No special plug-ins or software downloads are needed to view them.  "Panoramic virtual tours add an exciting dimension to the presentation products, homes, stores or other facilities," said John Freundner, Owner of Simulated Showings.  "Because they are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on the Internet, they can attract global audienc...
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By Mike (Inspector Mike) Parks, Inspector Mike
(Inspector Mike)
Residential Building Inspectors LLC, is one of the few companies in the central Ohio area that has the certifications necessary to give you a complete building inspection. We will work with you and your Realtor® to insure that the home inspection is not a complicated process.Hiring an expert is important to you.Compare our credentials with the others.Our certifications and licenses are as follows and are issued by The State of Ohio:Certified Residential Building Official OH Cert. #8086Certified Residential Plans ExaminerCertified Residential Building InspectorCertified Residential Plumbing Inspector (Interim)Electrical Safety Inspector OH Cert. #1820Electrical ContractorPlumbing ContractorOH. Lic. #26286Lic. #'s displayed as required by OCILB
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By Mike Hall, Real Estate Broker
(Red 1 Realty)
Cheshire CoveCheshire Cove is a Maronda built subdivision located at the corner of South Old State Road and Cheshire road. There are 68 homes in this community. The lot sizes average one half acre. Many of the homes are over 2100 square feet and have the lowest price per square foot in this area. It is located in the Olentangy school District. Cheshire Cove is also just minutes north of the Polaris Fashion Mall and dozens of other restaurants and retail stores located along Polaris Parkway. It is adjacent Alum Creek where you can boat, fish, swim, and camp. The community is very friendly and inviting. Typically, there is a neighborhood cookout every year and a community website to stay up to date with changes in the neighborhood. There is a low monthly fee for a homeowners association w...
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By Karen Gorski, HER Realtors - Delaware/Franklin County Ohio
(HER Realtors - Worthington Ohio )
To cruise or not to cruise! In Columbus Ohio it has been bitter cold! Brr it's been almost too cold to show houses, below zero for days. Door handles are frozen what is a Realtor® to do.  A cruise to the Bahamas at this time of the year is an intriguing incentive. The buyer I have been working with reviewed a number of listings that I e-mailed to her. Sure enough a listing with a buyer and Realtor® incentive was on her list to see. The incentives were as follows: Buyer will receive a certificate for 6 months of house cleaning. The selling Realtor® will receive a 3 day cruise certificate.  As we pulled in the drive of the house with the incentives the buyer was getting excited. This well priced house was very attractive from the exterior. What would the interior be like? The sellers hav...
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