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Ohio “Undervalued”

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Ohio: 5 “Undervalued” Housing Markets in CNN’s Top 15

 

CNNMoney.com reported yesterday on the most ‘overvalued’ and ‘undervalued’ housing markets in the country, including lists of the top cities in both categories.  Ohio was the only state to log 5 entries on either list, with all 5 making the ‘undervalued’ list.  Most housing markets in the country were determined by the study, which looked at a seemingly endless list of data points including population growth, vacancies, construction costs, etc. to be ‘fairly’ priced, but 8 areas were determined to be overvalued, and 15 undervalued. According to the analysis, the Ohio cities of Akron (2), Cleveland (3), Dayton (9), Columbus (13), and Cincinnati (15) can all be viewed as housing markets where great deals are abundant… or sellers, in Akron for example,  are only getting -22%, of the true value of their homes….      

To read the full article, click here.

- John Hewson

*John is a new contributor to our Blog, and we welcome his insights on the goings on in Ohio! Welcome, John!

Greene County

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Welcome Greene County Homeowners!

 Watch this space for more information about Greene County!

 

Greene County

Founded: May 1, 1803

Area: 414.88  Sq. mi.

Named for: General Nathanael Greene (1742-1786), Revolutionary War officer

County Seat: Xenia

Greene County Profile (from Ohio.gov)      

Greene County Official Site

Fun Fact: Old Chillicothe (or Old Town) is thought to be the oldest settlement in Greene County. It was Ohio’s first capital city and its statehouse was the state’s first stone building.

Fun Fact’s can be found  in Alicia Adams and Lisa Wojina’s Bathroom Book of Ohio Trivia; Weird, Wacky, and Wild.