West Chester realtor Gregg Sutter

Real Estate Advice

I love sharing fun, but practical real estate advice and tips. With my expertise of being a homeowner, realtor, and longtime Cincinnati resident, I try to give you an inside eye for what I experience every day in the home-buying/selling market.

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7 Important Reasons to Hire an Experienced Real Estate Agent

A house is placed on the market to sell. There are 3 offers, 1 way too low, 1 at listing price, and 1 above listing price. Other properties in the neighborhood are going for higher than the listing price. The seller has a LOT of questions for the realtor. “Should the listing price be raised?”“Should I hurry and sell to the highest bidder?”“Am I getting all these bids because the house is undervalued?” This situation is an actual one we

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buy a house

Is 2022 a Good Year to Buy a House?

Looking to buy a house in 2022? We’ve seen a lot of real estate market trends lately. Since we’ve spent more time at home for the last couple of years, we’ve seen housing demand soar! First-time home buyers are at an all-time high. They are taking advantage of the historically low mortgage rates. Over the last 10 years we’ve also had a housing shortage. What’s 2022 going to bring for home buyers? We have some predictions to share.   More Homes Available, but It’s a Slow Go 

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Is Renting Really Worse than Buying?

We’ve all been told that to truly live the American dream, you must own a home, preferably with a white picket fence. What does this mean and is this phenomenon really true? What if you are content just renting an apartment or house? We are going to give a brief insight on why buying a home has become the status that it has and if renting is really worse than buying.   Home Owning: A History  We still lump home owning into the example of “living the American Dream”, even though

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selling an old house

4 Helpful Tips for Selling an Old House

Not every person looking for a house wants to buy a furnished apartment. Some people like the appeal of historic homes, so if you are selling an old house, don’t worry about finding a buyer. There will be several potential customers interested in your house, but they will need assurance about a few things before they make the purchase. Here are 4 tips for selling your old house as a ‘hot commodity’ instead of a rundown place:    1. House Maintenance Checklist for Selling an Old House Most buyers want to avoid renovations

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Is Living in a Tiny House Worth It?

The minimalist lifestyle has become very popular in the last decade, so much so that homeowners are even making moves to downsize their living spaces. Giving up physical stuff is one thing, but limiting your space is a whole other idea. In this blog, we’ll touch base with the idea of living in a tiny house along with some considerations to think about.   Why Tiny House Living?   Tiny house living might seem like a recent trend, but people have been living in tiny houses ever

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5 Great Reasons to Sell Your House in the Fall

You don’t necessarily have to wait until Spring to put up your house for sale. There are certain benefits to sell your house in the fall. 1. High Demand of Buyers Most people assume that people only buy houses close to the summer months because kids have summer vacation and it is easier to move. However, there are different kinds of buyers during the fall. You’ll come across young families who are looking to buy their first home. You’ll also

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