Jennifer Kitchen's Blog Posts

Housing Market and Coronavirus. Are We Heading for a Recession?

The current state of the economy has just about everyone worried and wondering. Aside from the health fears that many have, a lot of people are also wondering what economic impact the current

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Bloom Carroll January 2020 Home Sales

Home buying activity (demand) is up, and the number of available listings (supply) is down, causing a shortage of home inventory in much of the Central Ohio area, including homes located in the

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The 2 Surprising Things Homebuyers Really Want

In a market where current inventory is low, it’s normal to think buyers might be willing to give up a few desirable features in their home search in order to make finding a house a

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The New Spring Real Estate Market for Central Ohio is Here. Are You Ready?

Which month do you think most people who are considering buying a home actually start their search? If you’re like most, you probably think the surge happens in the spring, likely in April.

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Selling Your Columbus Ohio Area Home? Price it Right!

In today’s market, where demand is outpacing supply in many regions of the country, pricing a house is one of the biggest challenges real estate professionals face. Sellers often want to price

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How Much Do You Know About Down Payments?

Whether you’ve owned a home before, or you’re ready to jump into homeownership for the first time, there are always a lot of questions swirling around about what is truly required for a

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Should You Fix Up Your House or Sell Now?

To Fix or Not to Fix Before Listing Your House?With the fall season upon us, change is in the air. For many families, children are growing up and moving out of the house, maybe leaving for college

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The Next Recession--When Will It Come and How Bad Will It Be?

Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008A question that I've been receiving frequently from my clients is... When is the next recession coming and how bad will it be for the housing industry? I thought

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7 Things Not to Do After Applying for a Mortgage

Things to Avoid After Applying for a MortgageCongratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You're undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new

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Housing Supply Not Keeping Up with Population Increase

Housing Supply Not Keeping Up with Population IncreaseMany buyers are wondering where to find houses for sale in today’s market. It’s a true dilemma. We see an increase in buyer demand,

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4 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster

4 Tips to Sell Your Home FasterSince June of last year, we have seen an increase in the inventory of homes for sale month per month. Every spring and summer, the inventory increases because people

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10 Steps to Buying a Home This Summer

10 Steps to Buying a Home This Summer Some Highlights:If you are thinking of buying a home, you may not know where to start.Here is a simple list of 10 steps that you will go through to

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Home Price Appreciation Forecast

Home Price Appreciation ForecastQuestions continue to come up about where home prices will head throughout the rest of this year, as well as where they may be going over the few years beyond.We;

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What Will Cause Your Home to Not Sell?

Planning to sell your home? Have you seen homes for sale that just don’t seem to sell? It could be they are making one of these common mistakes.  Here are some commonly made mistakes that

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7 Steps to Buying a Home.

Are you in the market for a new home? Perhaps this is your first home purchase, or maybe it has been some time since you’ve last purchased a home. No matter the reason, the following guide can

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