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The Week That Was in Delaware (Oct. 1-7)

The Week That Was in Delaware (Oct. 1-7)

We’ve been looking at the city of Delaware the past couple of weeks, so I thought I’d do a review of the Delaware County market. This includes the entire county – including the city of Delaware. Status No. Square-ft Beds Bath DOM List Sales Active 1,719 2,731 3 2.1 126 $388,710 — Sold 10 2,069 …

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Delaware: We Are a Blog to Watch!

Delaware: We Are a Blog to Watch!

Pittsburgh Home Daily has named “Delaware Ohio Real Estate From a Dog’s View” as a blog to watch in a recent edition! Yes, I know that we are one of 500, but in dog year’s that’s what, one in 3500?

Looking to Sell? Be Prepared to Wait!

Looking to Sell? Be Prepared to Wait!

Toby wrote this article for the Locust Curve Homeowners Association newsletter that is publshed each quarter. Thought I’d share it here… “How’s the market?”Easilythe most common question, I’ve received since becoming a Realtor®. Andthe answer remains the same, “good, if you’re patient.” What does that mean? Comparing sale price and days on market, we can …

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Government Giving Away Free Money

Government Giving Away Free Money

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson has announced that the government has made $39.1 million available to low- and moderate-income families. The press release says that this money will help 850,000 families. Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, of Columbus, received $30,000 through the program to offer Homeownership Counseling. This sounds great on paper, and plays …

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Change a Light Today in Delaware Ohio

Change a Light Today in Delaware Ohio

Every day is a good day to save some energy — but today is even better than most. Today is the annual “Change a Light Day” as part of the “ENERGY STAR Change a Light, Change the World Campaign” is sponsored by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Department of Energy (DOE) …

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What Will $425,000 Buy in Delaware Ohio?

What Will $425,000 Buy in Delaware Ohio?

The owners of Active Rain like to kick us up a notch every once in a while with some blog “ticklers”. This week’s tickler, was “what will $425,000 buy in your market?“ In Delaware County — the nation’s 15th fastest growing county — there are currently 9 homes on the market for about around $425,000. …

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Good News! Construction in Delaware!

Good News! Construction in Delaware!

It had been a while since I walked through the M/I development off Houk Road behind the “new” Kroger on the west side. This morning, I took my walk with Toby and it was pretty exciting to hear the sounds of construction. At least three new frames were being built in the development. Of course, …

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Blogging Won’t Change the World

Blogging Won’t Change the World

I was sitting here this morning thinking about what to write, when Toby decided he needed a break from his early morning routine and we took a walk around the neighborhood. It was our typical 1-1/2 mile trip around Locust Curve– and I love these early morning trips. I get to see all the little …

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Choosing a Full-Service Brokerage

Choosing a Full-Service Brokerage

Full service brokerages – and agents – are not for everyone. That mayseem odd for me – a full-service agent – to tell you. However, there are a lot of instances where a full-service brokerage can offer you more than you realize. I liken it to a career similar to an ccountant. The more money …

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Welcome Aboard!

Welcome Aboard!

Hi! I’m Sadie Lynn, the just over one year-old boxer, that is very tired of hearing about real estate. One of my owners, Toby Boyce, left his job in public relations at Ohio Wesleyan University to become a Realtor with Disbennett Real Estate Company. He’s enjoying his new career, but the one downside is that …

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Finally Legal!

Finally Legal!

All this work finally paid off. The state finally put the small link on its Web site that said “Approved”. No balloons. No confetti. But, then that just wouldn’t be me. I’m finally a licensed real estate agent and within the past couple of hours have paid my dues to become a member of the …

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