Posts Tagged: ohio

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 7. Cincinnati

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: It wouldn’t be a big surprise if college town Columbus scored well… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 12. Toledo, Ohio

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: Surprised that Toledo has an 89 on HRC’s Muncipal Equality Index? Yeah,… Read more »

Featured Lesbian Real Estate Agent: Cindi A. Comchoc, Realtor, Dayton, Ohio

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Lesbian Real Estate Agent in Dayton, Ohio – Cindi has been successfully selling real estate since leaving the telecommunications industry. See Cindi’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here… Read more »

Where is Columbus, Ohio’s Gayborhood?

Wikipedia has an answer: The Short North is a neighborhood centered on the main strip of North High Street immediately north of Downtown and extending until just south of the Ohio State University campus area. The Short North is heavily populated with art galleries, specialty shops, pubs, nightclubs, and coffee houses. It is considered Columbus’s… Read more »

Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Home Sales Up, Foreclosures Down in November

Good news all around on the local housing front today, as two new reports showed that sales keep climbing and foreclosures keep dropping. First up, CoreLogic reported that foreclosures in the three-state Cincinnati metro area accounted for 2.74 percent of outstanding mortgages in October, a drop from 2.88 percent in September and a decrease of… Read more »

Ohio Real estate Sales Up Again in August

Optimism seems to be creeping into the region’s real estate market. Home sales were up again in August as more residents took advantage of what agents are calling a true buyer’s market. Home ownership in Ohio increased 12.7 percent for the month over this time last year, the 14th consecutive monthly sales gain since December… Read more »

Ohio Existing Home Sales Jumped More Than 20% in May

Monthly sales of existing single-family homes and condos jumped by over twenty percent in Ohio during May while total sales for the year are thirteen percent ahead of last year’s pace according to the latest housing data from the Ohio Association of Realtors(R) (OAR). An estimated total of 11,018 existing single-family homes and condos were… Read more »

Is Ohio’s Foreclosure Crisis Coming to an End?

The foreclosure crisis in Ohio could come to an end after one more bump in foreclosure-related action by lenders, area real estate and banking experts said Wednesday. Despite a flat change in January in foreclosure filings in Butler County, actual foreclosures are expected to fall once the market overcomes an expected bump in foreclosure-related filings… Read more »

OH: Home Sales Surged in August

For the second consecutive month, home sales have surged in Ohio. The Ohio Association of Realtors has reported that home sales statewide in August rose nearly 22% compared with August 2010. That increase followed an 18% statewide rise in July from the like period a year ago. Sales in Northeast Ohio rose even more sharply… Read more »

OH: Foreclosure Sales in Toledo Hurt Home Prices

Foreclosure sales are down nationally, but sales in metro Toledo come at nearly half the price of houses not in foreclosure, a report shows. One of every four home sales in metro Toledo was foreclosure related in the April-through-June period, compared with one out of three nationwide, according to figures released Wednesday by RealtyTrac Inc.,… Read more »

Columbus, Ohio Real Estate: Getting In Young & Cheap

First-time home buyers are having a hard time in today’s market, given tight lending standards and competition from all-cash buyers. In February, 34 percent of existing-home buyers were first-timers, a National Association of Realtors survey says. In a healthy market, that would be 40 percent, the NAR says. But Columbus and the five other markets… Read more »

Today’s Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: John A. Lauro, Cleveland, Ohio

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Cleveland Realtors and Real Estate Professionals John has been a Cleveland area real estate agent for over fifteen years, and has been the top agent for Realty… Read more »