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Jerry Smith wanders through a home on the west side of Columbus with his hands clasped behind his back. His hat says "bailiff" in big block letters, and he’s guiding researcher Stephanie Pierce from room to room. They pass an overturned couch and old clothes strewn on the floor.

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Angel Trosper lives in a concrete, one-story house on a street in Franklinton. It’s a new location for her: On New Year’s Eve, she was evicted from a house across town she dreamed of buying.

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First-time buyers in Central Ohio may have more trouble finding their dream home this spring and summer, the peak time for home sales.

Low Supply Pushes Up Ohio Home Sale Prices

Mar 21, 2018

A shortage of for-sale homes continues to drive up real estate prices statewide. New data from the Ohio Association of Realtors shows the average home sale price in February—about $165,889—was 8.8 percent higher than the same period last year.

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It’s been 10 months since Deaonte Dwayne Bell was killed in a shooting at the Nelson Park Apartments on Maryland Avenue on Columbus’ East Side. Three other people were killed at the apartments in the year before Bell’s death.

Gentrification is no longer something that just happens in low-income neighborhoods. As the phenomenon displaces communities of color, from Inglewood to Washington, D.C., "gentrification" has been co-opted to include food and culture as well. So, what does the loaded term really mean?

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Last year was a record year for sales in the Central Ohio housing market, according to the organization Columbus Realtors. 

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Some Ohio homeowners who faced foreclosures during the Great Recession will get some relief through a $45 million settlement with a New Jersey-based mortgage lender.  

Home sales in Ohio are at their highest level since the Great Recession. That's according to a new report from Ohio Association of Realtors (OAR).

Central Ohio Real Estate Market

Dec 26, 2017
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All across downtown Columbus, buildings are going up. New developments continue to break ground in the city's center. But real estate markets are booming all over the region. Coming up, a look at real estate market trends in Central Ohio.

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