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At Home is sponsored by Homeport Home Ownership’s homes at North of Broad. Four homes at 156 N. 20th, 158 N. 20th, 177 N. 20th and 275 N. 22nd are move-in ready. The homes include an open floor plan, large kitchens with an island, full-wood cabinets, large finishable basements and Energy Star appliances. Special below market financing and down payment assistance available to qualified buyers and all four homes are built to AWARE standards which offer a healthy, environmentally-friendly home. Call (614) 221-8889 x363 or stop by Homeport Home Ownership at 734 E. Long St. M-F 9-5 or by appointment. Our Homeport Housing Advisory Center offers 8 hours of FREE HUD Certified Homebuyer Education to accommodate your schedule. Classes are FREE and prepare you for homeownership. Topics covered include: Budgeting and Credit, Loan products, Home Inspection, and the closing process. Call 614-221-8889 x134 to schedule a class.

At Home: A New Place in Upper Arlington Showcases an Art Collection

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: A New Place in Upper Arlington Showcases an Art Collection

A co-parenting situation becomes infinitely easier when the parents live close to each other. In Katie Langmeyer’s case, the proximity is right around the corner. Langmeyer was also fortunate to find a home in Upper Arlington that was in good shape and did not need a lot of updating. Being close to the high school […]

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At Home: A Newer Build with the Character of an Older Home

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: A Newer Build with the Character of an Older Home

Finding a jewel of an old home to fix up and make your own is lucky, but finding a newer home with most of your list checked off, lots of character, and in the right neighborhood? That’s a steal. Matt and Kristie Toddy were happy living in their apartment in Victorian Village, when they stumbled […]

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At Home: Finding the place that feels like home

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Finding the place that feels like home

Lauren Wilson has moved quite a bit since arriving in Columbus in 1997 to attend college at Ohio State University. “I’ve probably lived in fourteen different apartments since I moved here,” she says. She has mostly lived in the urban neighborhoods, with one foray into Canal Winchester. “My favorite neighborhood was Italian Village,” she says. […]

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At Home: Finding a new base in German Village

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Finding a new base in German Village

Sometimes, everything just falls into place when you move. Although every move is stressful and full of change, for Tim Simeone and Simi Botic, moving to Columbus from Chicago went pretty smoothly. “We were super scared moving to Columbus,” says Simeone. Finding Columbus Underground and seeing everything happening here alleviated those fears. “Everything is as […]

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At Home: Living in an Icon, the Lustron Home

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Living in an Icon, the Lustron Home

Brian Reaume was not looking for a home when he came across a Lustron home in Kenmore Park. “I had just read about them in Dwell magazine about two months before I saw this one,” says Reaume. “I felt a rush of panic and love, I called the lady and as soon as I stepped […]

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At Home: Making a condo ADA accessible

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Making a condo ADA accessible

For Sathya Gopalakrishnan, searching for an ADA accessible place in Columbus, while living in North Carolina was a bit of a challenge. “When I was looking online in 2011, only a few names came up in reference to accessible condos,” says Gopalakrishnan. “Eric Casto wrote me back and told me to check out this unit […]

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At Home: An arts and crafts home in German Village

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: An arts and crafts home in German Village

A house filled with history and memories is a wonderful place to spend your time. Thirteen years ago, Lindsey Alexander and her husband Steve Stout decided to downsize from their home in Bexley. For their new home, they looked throughout Downtown, and then took their search into German Village. “My mother had bought property here […]

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