Mason, OH Real Estate News

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio Homes For Sale With No HOA Fee Tired of paying HOA fees and wondering if you're getting ANYTHING of real value for your money?  Then how about moving to a Mason Ohio home with no HOA fee?  We visit some neighborhoods with buyer clients and you truly have to wonder what you get for the $500, $600 or more in annual fees?  A Christmas garland on the entrance facade and not much else?   A 20 x 30 pool that you have to pay for whether you use it or not?  Surely you've got better places to spend that money? Mason homes with no HOA fees primarily fall into two categories: Older homes that predate the move to HOA governed subdivisions Newer, custom homes in the luxury category Now don't assume just because there isn't an HOA fee that there are NO rules at all as to how you can use y...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio 45040 Homes For Sale With Detached Garages If you're shopping for a Mason Ohio home with a detached garage, we're betting you have a special need for a detached garage!  Perhaps you LOVE woodworking, but don't want the dust and noise in your home?  Maybe you like to tinker with cars and need the extra room?  Maybe you work with adhesives or paint (e.g. remote control planes) and want to keep the potent odors out of your living room?  Or maybe you just want an artist's or craft studio?  Then a Mason Ohio home with a detached garage may be just the answer for your needs! Mason Ohio homes for sale with detached garages will primarily fall into two categories: Older, less expensive homes that probably ONLY have a detached garage and no attached garage.  Newer homes, possibly cus...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio 45040 Homes For Sale With Wine Cellars If you're shopping for a Mason Ohio home with a wine cellar, we'd venture that you're not a typical home buyer.  You like things to your exacting tastes and you've got the financial well being to make it happen.  And Mason homes for sale with a true wine cellar are the realm of custom home builders in the luxury niche.  There's a very limited selection of Mason homes for sale that provide you the full capability to store your wine collection, but we think you'll like what you find!  Most likely these homes will be in an exclusive community such as Mason's Long Cove, frequently featured in Cincinnati Homearama events!  Or of course you could spec out a new home with one of the area luxury custom builders and ensure a wine cellar is includ...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio New Construction Patio Homes For Sale:  Alverta's The Villages by MI Homes Looking for Mason Ohio new construction patio homes for sale?  You're in luck!  MI Homes' latest development Alverta is ready to start selling their patio home offering!  Now they're not calling them patio homes, but instead referring to them as Neo-Traditional.  They'll be built in The Villages section of Alverta and you get low maintenance construction and as part of your HOA fee they'll mow the grass and shovel the snow (sounds like a patio home, right?)! Prices start in the low $300,000s and climb as you add options and upgrades.  And Alverta's The Villages aren't your typical patio homes.  Instead, these floor plans are two story and VERY roomy!  Per MI Homes, plans call for 2634 to 3982 square fe...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
MI Homes Mason Community Alverta Lottery Held 12/7/2013 Today was a big day for a lot of potential Mason new construction home buyers!  MI Homes had so much demand for their Mason new construction development Alverta that they decided to hold a lottery for the first 28 lots! This morning eager buyers and agents (us included) met at 10 a.m. to find out which of the approximately 35 hopeful buyers would get their wishes granted! The buyers had to be prequalified for financing, know which lot and floorplan/elevation they'd want, and be ready to make their selections known within a few minutes of having their names called.   MI Homes had plenty of reps present to assist this morning.  A rotating hopper for the sealed envelopes containing the buyers' names was used to provide equal chance to...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio 45040 Condominium Market Report November 2013 The weather has been topsy turvy, from 60's to snow as I type.  Has the Mason Ohio condo market been as confused?  Stay with us for the latest info on the Mason condo real estate market and easy to use Search For Mason Ohio Condos For Sale links too! If you're interested in the Mason single family home November market report update just click the link for their story.  All data is derived from the Cincinnati MLS system.  If any Mason condos traded hands without a REALTOR® involved, then it won't be reflected in this report.  All data is for the Mason School District area, so is not limited solely to Mason city limits.  With Mason being named #7 on the Money Magazine Top 50 Best Small Town Places To Live list for 2013, Mason recei...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio 45040 Single Family Home Residential Market Report November 2013 Two days ago the temperatures were in the 60s and some of our daffodils were poking shoots above the ground!  Today, well that's an entirely different story.  The schools are closed and if I look out the office window the snow is falling steadily, the roads are being covered and yes, it's cold!  Did the Mason real estate market behave like the daffodils, or go into deep freeze??  Stay with us for all the details and even Search For Mason Ohio Homes For Sale with the links at the end! There is no change in why Mason continues to outperform the majority of the Warren County real estate market, especially for Mason single family homes.  There's a host of reasons why Mason stays in high demand*, and inventory seems...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio 45040 Homes For Sale With Walkout Basements If you're buying a Mason Ohio home you probably want a home with a basement.  But there's one basement feature that REALLY gives you more options, and that's a Mason home with a walkout basement!  And that's especially true if you're buying a Mason home with an unfinished basement that you plan to finish! Think about it, does the floor plan allow to easily get building materials in and out of the home?  Hmmm....you need to come in the front door with those 4' x 8' sheets of drywall?  What about the stairs down to the basement?  Straight shot or two hard turns?  Is it even possible to get a couch down there?  Much less a pool table!! A basement walkout can solve that access problem!!  Easy in/out access, and typically you get extra n...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio 45040 Homes For Sale With Unfinished Basements Do you need a Mason Ohio home with an unfinished basement?  You want more room and options, but don't want to pay the extra it typically costs to buy a Mason home with a finished basement?  Or maybe you've got specific plans for how to finish the basement and you DON'T want to inherit someone else's work?  Then finding a Mason home with an unfinished basement is just what you need, and we're going to make it easy for you to SEARCH FOR MASON HOMES WITH AN UNFINISHED BASEMENT! Just click that link and you'll be taken to a full list of Mason homes with unfinished basements that are for sale in Cincinnati MLS.  All Cincinnati MLS homes in Mason City School District that aren't under contract will be provided with the details and pict...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio 45040 Homes For Sale With Finished Basements Do you need a Mason Ohio home with a finished basement?  A Mason home with a finished basement offers more living space for you to enjoy at a discount to the cost of the same space above ground!  And if you've seen some of the finished lower levels we have, your jaw would drop at the options!  Whether the "man cave" with three big screen TVs mounted side by side so NO big game is ever missed, or the premium home theater with the recliner chairs and sound system that will shake your teeth?  Or maybe just more play space for the kids or you need of a hobby/craft room or two?  A finished basement really provides more options for how to live in your home!  Just click Search Mason Homes For Sale With Finished Basements to find out how m...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio New Construction Luxury Homes:  Boxwood Farm By J&K Custom Homes In the market for a new construction luxury home in Mason Ohio?  You might want to consider Boxwood Farm, a J&K Custom Homes community! Boxwood Farm new construction home prices start in the $500s.  Click the picture above to Search for Boxwood Farm Homes For Sale in Cincinnati MLS.  Boxwood Farm is a smaller community, only 11 homes in a cul de sac street just off of Mason Rd.  The location gives you ready access to I71 or I75, or local commutes if you work for Mason businesses such as Procter & Gamble or Luxottica.  Boxwood Farm construction has just started this year, and the home in the picture is the only one currently built, although several lots have a SOLD sign on them. Boxwood Farm residents enjoy Mason...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio 45040 Condominium Market Report October 2013 We've entered the cooler season and Daylight Savings Time has brought the dark early.  Has the Mason Ohio condo market started a winter slumber, or still vibrant? Stay with us for the latest info on the Mason condo real estate market and easy to use Search For Mason Ohio Condos For Sale links too! If you're interested in the Mason single family home October market report update just click the link for their story.  All data is derived from the Cincinnati MLS system.  If any Mason condos traded hands without a REALTOR® involved, then it won't be reflected in this report.  All data is for the Mason School District area, so is not limited solely to Mason city limits.  With Mason being named #7 on the Money Magazine Top 50 Best Small ...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio 45040 Single Family Home Residential Market Report October 2013 There was a trace of frost on my windshield this morning.  Has the Mason real estate market chilled or is it still HOT??  Stay with us for all the details and even Search For Mason Ohio Homes For Sale with the links at the end! There is no change in why Mason continues to outperform the majority of the Warren County real estate market, especially for Mason single family homes.  There's a host of reasons why Mason stays in high demand*, and inventory seems to be tightening up in the prime communities!  Mason is home to many professionals and upper management, is culturally diverse and as such is more resistant to market changes than other market segments.  We'll cover Mason condos in our Mason Ohio 45040 Condo Ma...
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By Marty Snyder, PSA, SFR, SRS; Ohio Homes for Sale
(OwnerLand Realty)
Mason Ohio is a very popular city located in the southwestern portion of Warren County. It is about 22 miles from Cincinnati, yet local to a major interstate, I-75. There are numerous popular shopping stores and restaurants which only compliment the areas desirability.According to the Cincinnati MLS, there are currently 123 single family homes for sale and 38 pending transactions.Since May 7, 2013 there were 250 single family homes sold/closed at a median price of $293,000.00 with a sales to list percentage amount of 96.84%. If you are looking to buy or sell a home in Mason Ohio, I would be happy to assist you!Check out some of the homes on my site in popular communties near Mason @ www.martysnyder.com or visit the homes for sale offered in Mason OH direct at:http://www.swohiorealestate...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio 45040 Homes For Sale With 5 or More Bedrooms Do you need a Mason Ohio home with at least five bedrooms to call home?  Five bedrooms offer plenty of options for how to use your Mason home, whether it's for frequent guests or you need a home office (or two), or you've got the need for hobbies! Just click Search Mason Homes For Sale With 5 or More Bedrooms to find out how many Mason homes are for sale in Cincinnati MLS.  All Cincinnati MLS homes in Mason City School District that aren't under contract will be listed for your review.  Chances are strong that a Mason home with five bedrooms will be in an upscale community with plenty of similar homes to maintain your property value.   As far as why would you want to make Mason Ohio home?  There's a host of reasons: Money Magazine ...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Kings Island 2013 Final Weekend October 25-27 It' s almost time for Kings Island to shut the gates until 2014!  But first, there's a last weekend to get in all your roller coaster rides, Halloween scares and plenty more!   So get out to Kings Island Friday, Saturday or Sunday for your last thrill fix of the season!  They'll be featuring Halloween Haunt for the "big kids", so plenty of mazes and frights to turn your hair gray and make your heart skip a beat! For the young kids, there's Trick or Treat with the Dinosaurs.  An extra $5 to go trick or treating amongst the animatronic dinosaurs, but you know the kids will love it!  And they even get a small pumpkin they can decorate as part of the trick or treat experience!  And also for the kids is Howl-o-palooza, held in the Soak City secti...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Last Chance for Natorp's Nursery Outlet Sale October 10-13 2013 Don't miss your last chance before Natorp's Nursery Outlet shuts the doors until spring!  You'll have thousands and thousands of flowers, shrubs, trees, ornamental grasses and much more at discount prices!  We probably need to make a run out there ourselves to replace a few flowers that just didn't get along with Mother Nature or that Bobcat that ran them over!  You'll love the selection, and you'll love the prices and all the on-site help ready to help you make the right choices!   Natorp's Nursery Outlet facility is located at 8601 Snider Road in Mason. Grab a rolling cart and start loading up, and when you're done head to the checkout area!  They'll help you load you car if you need it, and they have plenty of plastic s...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio 45040 Condominium Market Report September 2013 Fall has officially arrived for the Mason Ohio condo market, so did the market chill out as the summer sun departs?  Stay with us for the latest info on the Mason condo real estate market and easy to use Search For Mason Ohio Condos For Sale links too! If you're interested in the Mason single family home September market report update just click the link for their story.  All data is derived from the Cincinnati MLS system.  If any Mason condos traded hands without a REALTOR® involved, then it won't be reflected in this report.  All data is for the Mason School District area, so is not limited solely to Mason city limits.  With Mason being named #7 on the Money Magazine Top 50 Best Small Town Places To Live list for 2013, Mason r...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Mason Ohio 45040 Single Family Home Residential Market Report September 2013 Fall is officially here, and with it is the annual "slowdown" in the local real estate market.  However, even "slow" for Mason Ohio single family homes isn't really slow!  There's some very positive news in this report, so stay with us for the full details!  And even Search For Mason Ohio Homes For Sale with the links at the end! There is no change in why Mason continues to outperform the majority of the Warren County real estate market, especially for Mason single family homes.  There's a host of reasons why Mason stays in high demand*, and inventory seems to be tightening up in the prime communities!  Mason is home to many professionals and upper management, is culturally diverse and as such is more resistan...
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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs
(RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Kings Island Halloween Haunt Opens Friday September 20 2013 Ready to get your scare on?  No one does it quite like Kings Island's annual Halloween Haunt!  As if some of the rides by themselves might not make you need a change of undergarments, Kings Island's Halloween Haunt breaks out the super scary to get your adrenaline pumping!  Ghouls, zombies, psycho clowns, vampires and werewolves, they and all their evil tempered friends will be doing their best to turn your hair gray!  Now obviously, this IS NOT an event intended for those 13 and under....unless you want to paying for years of psychotherapy!   With 11 mazes, this event isn't for the faint hearted! And they'll also have three returning shows for you:  Blood Drums, Hot Blooded and Graveyard Shift!  And not content with last year...
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