Ryan Giavasis's Blog Posts

How Much Home Can I Afford?

When buying a home it is important to decide what you want in a home. However, first and foremost, it is most important to decide HOW MUCH home you can afford! This article will focus on tips and

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What is the Metaverse and What Does it Mean for Real Estate?

A New Frontier A tale as old as time… or more like 2 years. The metaverse has become a streaking hot buzzword of the latter half of the year, leaving many wondering, what the heck is it?

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What Is a Downpayment And How Can I Afford it?

In A Perfect WorldYou're sitting there. Bright-eyed and ready to buy a home. You and your partner are discussing the benefits of home ownership and are excited to go on a new journey of investment

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What Does It Mean to Get Pre-Approval?

Just Getting StartedThere always appers to be a myriad of things to do when buying a home. Finding the home is one thing. Then comes offers, inspections, title companies, realtors. The list goes on.

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Good News for Homebuyers! Housing Inventory Increase On The Rise

Inventory on the RiseThe recent housing market has become a phenomena that has resulted in unprecedented sales prices in homes within the 2021 year. Many wonder when the steam will run out and when

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Is Now A Good Time To Buy A Home? Mortgage Rates Say 'Yes'!

With the intense seller's market that the nation has seen in recent months, many are wondering whether now may be a good time to wait on the market to settle. Others believe that hopping onto the

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When Will the Housing Bubble Burst? And What That Means for Columbus, Ohio

It may come as no surprise that Columbus, as well as the rest of the country, is encountering a stiff seller's market. When it comes to the lifespan of that market, the question remains how much

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How to Tell if We're in a Buyer's or Seller's Market

If you've taken a recent look at house listings in your area, there is one abundantly clear fact: there aren't to many houses to look at. Even moreso, those houses that you took a look at are almost

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What Are Mortgage Rates and What Should You Do If They Jump?

According to Sr. Economist Geroge Ratiu, "The Freddie Mac fixed rate for a 30-year loan jumped 10 basis points this week to 2.87%." The mortage rates rise in response to investors anticipating

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How Do You Know A House Is Right For You?

Looking for a house can be one of the most daunting tasks you may take in your lifetime. Without guidance, simply beginning to look for a house in an area of your preference can seem like the

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