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Columbus Named #2 Hottest Housing Market in US

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Named #2 Hottest Housing Market in US

Columbus is both literally and figuratively hot right now. The heat index has been pushed into the triple digits this week, and the housing market was just rated the #2 hot spot in the country according to Realtor.com. “This is really the same story we have had the last few years — there’s not enough […]

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Housing JV Impact Gala with Keynote: Angel Investor Manny Fernandez

  Housing JV Impact Gala with Keynote: Angel Investor Manny Fernandez

CREATING AN UNSHAKEABLE GENERATIONAL LEGACY “…Columbus is among the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. But the boom feels more like a bust to many residents whose lives are compromised by the high cost of housing.” —Affordable Housing Alliance of Central Ohio Due to a confluence of favorable market forces, formerly down-and-out housing markets across the […]

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Program Takes New Approach to Providing Affordable Housing

Brent Warren Brent Warren Program Takes New Approach to Providing Affordable Housing

A group of local academics and affordable housing advocates are working on a unique response to the issue of economic segregation in the region. The plan is to help 100 low-income families move to “high opportunity” neighborhoods, providing rental assistance, coaching, access to educational resources, and other types of support to the families for three […]

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Columbus Housing Market Continues To Heat Up

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Housing Market Continues To Heat Up

According to a new report from Columbus Realtors, the regional for-sale housing market has grown even hotter during the month of May. The total number of homes and condos sold last month was up 2.4 percent over May 2015, and up 7.4 percent year-to-date. Additionally, the average sales price in May climbed to $211,974, which […]

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Columbus Ranked #5 Best City for College Graduates

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked #5 Best City for College Graduates

Trulia and LinkedIn have pooled their resources to determine the top cities for new college graduates, and the midwest and northeast regions dominated their findings, with the fair city of Columbus landing solidly in 5th place. The study looks at both housing and job market factors, including the percentage of job openings suited for new college […]

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The List: Most Expensive Neighborhoods for Apartment Rentals

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: Most Expensive Neighborhoods for Apartment Rentals

National apartment search site Abodo released a Columbus rent report earlier this week that examines the average cost of renting apartments in the thirteen hottest neighborhoods and suburbs within the region. And while a lot of new development in areas like The Short North and Downtown are commanding higher than average rates, the highest costs […]

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Majority of Columbus Residents Live in Multifamily Homes

Walker Evans Walker Evans Majority of Columbus Residents Live in Multifamily Homes

Geographically speaking, Columbus is a very large city. With over 220 square miles within city boundaries, it dwarves cities like Cleveland (82 square miles) and Cincinnati (79 square miles) even though both of our Ohio neighbors are located in larger metropolitan regions. The reason for this discrepancy lies in the heavy-handed local annexation policies of […]

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