Cleveland Homes for Sale
Cleveland Ohio is part of a large metropolitan area that includes Akron, Canton, Youngstown and Toledo, but is the center of culture and activity for all of these places. The downtown city skyline that once displayed belching smokestacks is now graced with soaring skyscrapers, illuminated bridges, and glowing stadiums. Today, the landscape is festooned with professional sports facilities, including Jacobs Field, Gund Arena and Cleveland Browns Stadium. The city is dotted by many museums, most notably the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Just the numerous cultural venues that thrive here are reason alone for purchasing a Cleveland home. The large Ohio MLS inventory in this region, affordable prices, and special financing from the Ohio Housing Financing Agency (OHFA) supply you with even more reasons to invest in Cleveland real estate.
Tremont: This community used to be referred to as Cleveland’s south side, and is situated about five miles from Lake Erie. Purchase property here, and you will enjoy the sundry mix of ethnic eateries and the panoramic views of the Cleveland skyline. Walk down the street, and you just may hear the sounds of live music or poetry readings.
Looking for a Cleveland condo in this fabulous neighborhood? The famed Bathhouse of Tremont has been converted into condominiums. The common elements of condo developments in Tremont are meticulously maintained by professional management companies. Tremont condos offer an easier lifestyle than single family homes, yet afford homeowners with all of the benefits of home ownership.
Little Italy: This is a quaint neighborhood with a quaint name and a culture centered around fine dining establishments like Salvatore’s Restaurant and Trattoria Roman Gardens. In spite of all of the opportunities for eating large amounts of Italian food, the residents of Little Italy are surprisingly active with outdoor activities like rollerblading and cycling. A quick tour of the Cleveland MLS data for Tremont shows a mixture of everything from old brick-and-stone homes to new luxury condos.
University Circle: Do you want to own a home in epicenter of the Cleveland arts activity? Ask us about the MLS inventory in University Circle. If you want to live in an artsy community jam-packed with museums, opera, playhouses, orchestra music, a house in University Circle will put you smack-dab in the middle of it all.
Westpark: This western-most neighborhood of the city is adorned with brick homes, with styles including colonials, bungalows, and the ever-popular tudors. These houses have all of the goodies you are looking for, including built-in dining room buffets, oak pillars, and gleaming oak hardwood floors. Most of them listed on the Cleveland MLS are priced between $100-$150K, making them ideal for first time home buyers.
Cleveland Home Foreclosures, Short Sales, and REO Properties for Sale
The media outlets continue to ring the death-knell for Cleveland real estate. It reminds us of the story of Chicken Little running around screaming that the “sky is falling.” Of course, there are foreclosure listings and pre-foreclosure home sales. However, astute investors with foresight are gobbling up these listings for cash flow now, and for value in the future. Don’t wait till the market comes roaring back before you try to take advantage of these opportunities. Every market is different, and every market changes. One thing we know for sure is that Ohio real estate tends to appreciate over the long term.
Buying a Home in Cleveland Ohio
If you are relocating to this part of Ohio, we want to ensure that the transition is as easy and trouble-free as possible. We know the neighborhoods, schools, and local services available to new residents. More importantly, we know the Cleveland real estate market.
As a newcomer, you may find that the variety and quantity of Cleveland MLS listings is overwhelming. It is hard to know where to start. As you browse through descriptions of the city’s many neighborhoods and homes, you may realize that you might be missing some important information about opportunities that may be available to you. You might not know what home features contribute to resale value in our housing market, or which ones would be a detriment. Add to this your need for pertinent information about zoning, codes, inspections and neighborhood association rules, and buying Cleveland real estate can seem like a Herculean task.
This is where we can help. A free consultation with the Simon Team will be an opportunity for us to identify your specific needs for location and housing. We take the time to listen and ask important questions about your lifestyle and taste in homes. We will refine your search to a pinpoint in order to conserve your time and energy and discover the best home for you.
Let us do some of the background research and “leg-work,” so when you arrive to view prospective homes, you will have the best information available, in order to make the best possible decision based on the best information possible. All due-diligence will be practiced in order to ensure that you are getting the best real estate value possible. Call us at (216) 403-3305, and you will be afforded every professional courtesy.
Our pledge to you is that we will not let your real estate transaction proceed until you understand every nuance of the purchase process. We are not interested a quick sale; we are more concerned about your satisfaction with your new Cleveland home and the services we provide. Our business continues to grow because of repeat business and the thoughtful referrals of our past Cleveland real estate clients. We will work hard to earn your referrals and future business as well.
Selling Your Home?
Contact us for a free consultation. We will provide you with an objective market anaysis of your home, based on comparable solds and other pertinent Cleveland MLS data. Also, we can help you determine the most cost-effective improvements that would help your home sell faster, and at a higher price. Our goal is to help you sell your home faster for top dollar, with as little convenience to you as possible. As Howard Hannah REALTORS®, we have access to the best referral network, the most effective traditional marketing strategies, and the most up-to-date high-tech tools available. Our market-share for Cleveland real estate is the largest, and we maintain a good inventory of pre-approved buyers.
Your Cleveland Ohio Real Estate Agents for Life
Thanks for stopping by. If we can serve you in any way, please let us know. Give us a call at (216) 403-3305. We are here to help!