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4 Reasons to Buy This Summer - Ohlig Group Realty

4 Reasons to Buy This Summer!

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 7.1% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.9% over the [Continue Reading…]

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Best Guacamole Recipe for Cinco De Mayo

For anyone that knows me, they know I LOVE guacamole. The best part is that there are so many different ways to make it and its very hard to mess up. Have fun with it, and prepare to be the most popular person at any party if you bring it. Here is the recipe I [Continue Reading…]

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Christmas Lighting Tips to Save Time and Money

Christmas lights can be modest displays to show good cheer, or million-bulb light-apaloozas that draw gawkers from near and far. Here are some Christmas lighting tips on how to get the most from — and spend the least on — your holiday display. 1. Safety First Emergency rooms are filled with homeowners who lose fights with [Continue Reading…]

Waiting Until After the Holidays - Ohlig Group Realty

Why Waiting Until After the Holidays to Sell Isn’t a Smart Decision

Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays. Here are six great reasons not to wait: Relocation buyers are [Continue Reading…]

5 Way to Avoid Spooking Buyers

5 Ways to Avoid Spooking Buyers This Halloween

No matter the season, selling your home is serious business– but does it mean you have to forgo fun holiday activities like decorating your home? If you enjoy adorning your home with spider webs, jack-o-lanterns and black cats during Halloween time, don’t let putting your home for sale stand in your way.  However, if you [Continue Reading…]

Five places to inspect in your home - Ohlig Group Realty

Five Places to Inspect in Your Home

Our homes require regular maintenance, both to protect our personal safety and to avoid costly repairs. Here are five of the most important items or five places to inspect in your home. The fire extinguisher: It’s recommended that you keep at least one fire extinguisher on every floor. You should also keep one in the garage and [Continue Reading…]

How do HOA's Work?

How Do HOA’s Work?

When you purchase a home, there’s a good chance you’ll have to pay a homeowners association fee, especially in gated communities, townhouses, condominiums, and other similar planned neighborhoods. But how do HOA’s work?  The idea is to keep common areas clean and maintained, and there’s usually an HOA board that is responsible for setting the [Continue Reading…]

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Back to School Safety Tips

BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY TIPS for almost EVERYONE   Tips for Drivers:   Plan ahead: Give yourself added time to get your child to school or yourself to work. Added cars and busses mean added congestion and slower traffic. Added construction slows traffic even more. Watch for kids walking or riding bicycles to and from [Continue Reading…]

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Real Estate Home Inspection Report

Who Owns the Inspection Report?

  During the home purchase, one of the due-diligence items that the buyer should do is order a Home Inspection Report on the house.  This is performed by a licensed Inspector and it allows the buyer to know what issues, if any, the home has so they can work on getting them repaired.  Many times, [Continue Reading…]