Monthly Archives: December 2020
Are You a First Time Homebuyer?
Bob Kutschbach, owner and broker of Carleton Realty, talks about being a first-time homebuyer. Carleton Realty has always worked with first-time homebuyers to show them all the benefits available to help them on their way to homeownership. There are a number of programs, mostly government-sponsored, that help with down payment assistance, lower interest rates, and... Read More
What Are Lender Funded Closing Costs?
Bob Kutschbach, owner and broker of Carleton Realty, talks about lender funded closing costs. Lender funded closing costs have been used for a long time but we don’t see them often used in today’s market. This situation arises when a buyer doesn’t have enough money for both the down payment and closing costs, and the... Read More
What’s a Residential Property Disclosure?
Bob Kutschbach, owner and broker of Carleton Realty, talks about the residential property disclosure and who needs to fill it out. A residential property disclosure (RPD) is required for MOST sellers of residential real estate in the state of Ohio. The RPD is not a warranty or a guarantee for the condition of the house.... Read More
How to Write a Competitive Offer when You Find Your Dream Home
Bob Kutschbach, owner and broker of Carleton Realty, discusses how to make your offer competitive when you find your dream home. In a housing market like we have currently in Central Ohio homes are commonly getting multiple offers within a day or two of being listed. It is not unusual to receive 7 – 12... Read More