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Category: Private Treaty/Listings


Why Location is Important when Buying Real Estate

Real Estate, Why Is Location Important When Buying a House? When it comes to buying real estate, it is often said the three most important factors are location, location, location. Regardless, many times people will make their buying decisions based on the house, rather than the area. But, do you know why location should be… Read More


Using Real Estate in Your Retirement Portfolio

Using Real Estate as Part of Your Retirement to Diversify your Portfolio. Our past posts have looked real estate investment in the shorter timeframes.  This post takes a look at making real estate a part of your retirement portfolio.  Whether its Ohio, West Virginia or Pennsylvania, rural real estate can be an important part of… Read More


Social Media, How to use it in Buying and Selling.

How To Use Social Media to Buy and Sell Real Estate This post is a bit of a departure from previous posts but continue the theme of DIY in real estate.  Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and rural America are no strangers to the growth of social media.  This post explores using social media to assist… Read More


The Recovering Real Estate Market in Rural America

Over the next month we are going to be sprinkling in articles regarding the recovery of real estate in rural America, specifically Ohio, West Virginia, and Western Pennsylvania.  The changes it brought, along with the recovery it has spurred and lastly the lessons we have hopefully learned.    How has the real estate market in rural… Read More


Why to Sell Assets in Nontraditional Times

Pro-Tips for Selling in Nontraditional Times of Year This post is aimed towards the areas that have multiple seasons, not the vacation hotspots which are mainly comprised of beautiful weather and too hot to breath weather.  In our market places of Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia we are fortunate enough to experience all four seasons. … Read More


Pitfalls for Buyers & Sellers in Real Estate

Real Estate Pitfalls Pitfalls, mistakes and problems, we’ve all made them, and had them, wouldn’t it be nice to learn from others so we weren’t doomed to repeat them?  Before we get into pitfalls we’ve seen, witnessed, experienced or even been a part of; please note that this post does not for a minute presume to… Read More


Help for First Time Home Buyers

Quick Tips for First Time Home Buyers Ugh, the overwhelming process of buying a home.  For home buyer’s especially first time home buyers the process can be overwhelming.  Where do we start? Who do we call?  What type of property do we want?  What monthly payment can we afford?  Do our wants outweigh our budget?  What… Read More


If Your House Could Talk, What Would it Say?

Your House, 5 Ways to Boost it’s Value. What if your house could talk?  What would it say?  A recent blog post dealt with increasing the value of your recreational property and turning it into a recreational paradise.  What about increasing the value of your personal home?  In this post we will delve into some… Read More


Auction vs Traditional (Private Treaty) Listing

Why auction? Why listing? Which should I use? Which is better for my property? One of the major reoccurring questions for sellers of real estate is which method is the proper vehicle for selling their real estate.  Are there specific types of real estate which lend themselves to one form of sale versus the other? … Read More


Creating a Recreational Paradise

Autumn brings some of the most beautiful colors nature has to offer, the air is crisp, the days are getting shorter and your beckoned to spend time in the outdoors.  This is also the time of year sportsmen and women in Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania look for their favorite camo pattern and head to… Read More



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