Real Estate

Debbie Holmes

Huge construction cranes dangle over some downtown streets, as workers build more apartments and condominiums. It’s estimated that 8,300 people now call downtown home, and that number is expected to climb to 10,000 by 2019.

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Plans for a massive, high-end development project in the Arena District have been unveiled, with a 23-acre project slated to rise behind Huntington Park. 

Home prices are at a record high in Central Ohio, according to a group of real estate professionals, meaning it's an ideal time for owners to sell.

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A new research project is intended to help determine why Franklin County, which includes Columbus, has Ohio's busiest eviction court and such high numbers of people forced to leave their homes.

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Real estate in central Ohio last year saw some of its highest home sales and prices on record. The demand resulted in a smaller supply of homes and a shorter average time on market.

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The Columbus Realtors group says home sales in the Columbus area have set another record. 

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Since 2012, the city of Columbus has torn down more than 1,000 vacant houses to improve neighborhoods. 

But the city is having trouble developing the lots.

One goal was to rebuild single family homes, but that’s only happened a few dozen times. One reason is the process is tough for average home buyers to navigate.

Suburban Real Estate and City Planning

Jun 1, 2016
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Among the new trends in real estate is the growing popularity in suburbs, including in Dublin, to create more public spaces and upgrade city centers to attract millennials and baby boomers. 

Real Estate in 2015

Dec 17, 2015
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In 2015, there were many changes to the real estate market that included a substantial increase in urban living and renting. Join us this hour for a discussion about understanding the real estate market in 2015 and predicting the trends for 2016.

A new report on real estate trends shows downtown Columbus outpacing New Albany and Easton as the most popular place to live in Central Ohio.

Real Estate Trends in Columbus

Aug 28, 2015
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The Columbus housing market is hot. Over fourteen thousand single family houses and condos sold since January, and the average home sold for $206,000 — the highest for any month of any year on record. This hour, a look into the recent up-swing of real estate sales in Columbus, and what it means for buyers and sellers.

Real Estate Trends in Columbus

Aug 10, 2015
www.aag.com

The Columbus housing market is hot. Over fourteen thousand single family houses and condos sold since January, and the average home sold for $206,000 — the highest for any month of any year on record. This hour, a look into the recent up-swing of real estate sales in Columbus, and what it means for buyers and sellers.

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June was a record-setting month for Central Ohio housing prices.

Columbus Real Estate Market Heats Up

Jun 22, 2015
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Houses and condos in Central Ohio sold at a brisk pace in May.

Real Estate Slowly Improving in Ohio

Jul 24, 2014

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The gains have been slow, but the economy seems to be improving. One hopeful sign is foreclosure rates, which are back to pre-recession levels in Ohio and around the country. At the same time, the homeownership rate is the lowest in 20 years. We'll talk about the housing market in central Ohio, and what trends to expect in the near future.

Guests

  • Todd Helpbringer, president of Helpbringer Mortgage Services
  • Rob Vogt, real estate analyst and partner at Vogt Santer Insight

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman

May 1, 2014

10:00 Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman recently said the greatest threat facing the city was failure to prepare children for the future. This hour he'll join us for a discussion of a new cabinet-level education position, and his plans to improve schools . We'll also talk about the zoo levy and the latest on the development of downtown Columbus. Guest

  • Michael Coleman, mayor of Columbus

The State of Real Estate in Central Ohio

Nov 20, 2013

10:00 The mortgage meltdown did a number on more than just mortgages. It changed the dynamic of the entire housing market and brought about the greatest economic downturn since the Great Depression. This hour, we discuss how the Central Ohio market has changed, how it's faring now and how it compares to the rest of the nation five years later. Guests

  • Todd Helpbringer, president of Helpbringer Mortgage Services 
  • Rob Vogt, real estate analyst at Voght Santer Insights

11:00 Real estate in Columbus is red hot. The city set a record for home sales in April, and even longtime suburbanites are taking advantage of downtown's booming condo market. This hour, we're broadcasting from the center of it all-- live from the Columbus Arts Festival. We'll get the latest from real estate insiders, and find out if these promising trends will continue. Guests

State of Central Ohio Real Estate

Sep 28, 2011

10:00 If you’re lucky, you love where you live, have no intention of moving, buying or selling. These days, if you can stay put, that looks like the best bet. This hour on "All Sides" we’ll go deeper into the travails of the real estate market in Columbus and Central Ohio with a couple of experts. Listeners, have you sold a residence lately, or purchased one? We'll talk about this and more, on "All Sides with Ann Fisher." Guests: