cincinnati real estate

Spacious Tudor Near Ault Park! OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAY!

OPEN HOUSE – SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 12PM – 1:30PM

Spacious Tudor Near Ault Park!

Bright & Spacious Tudor in ideal location! Large lot and flat, fenced yard. Fantastic screened-in porch with ceiling fan for outdoor living! 4,400 square feet of finished living space. Grand rooms and new bathrooms updated in 2017. Large kitchen, dual staircase, and a master suite with HUGE walk-in closet. First floor family room with a recreation room in the lower level. Located near Ault Park, Hyde Park Square, Mount Lookout Square and more! Call today for a private showing!

 

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Located near Ault Park, Hyde Park Square, Mount Lookout Square and more!

513-560-6513   |   holly.finn@cbws.com   |   http://www.Finn-Team.com

Convenient Lifestyle at Regency Square! OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAY!

OPEN HOUSE – SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 12PM – 1:30PM

Convenient Lifestyle at Regency Square!

Ample parking in a gated community with a private patio and park-like setting. HOA includes cable, pool, exercise, trash, windows, roof, furnace and more! With spacious room sizes, updated kitchen, updated bathrooms and a great location, this one is must-have! Over 1500 square feet of space, and just a short walk to Hyde Park Square, Rookwood shopping and restaurants and easy access to I-71. Call us for a private showing!

 

 

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Excellent walkable location just blocks to Hyde Park Square and Rookwood Shopping!

513-560-6513   |   holly.finn@cbws.com   |   http://www.Finn-Team.com

Pros and Cons of the New Tax Bill

Both chambers of Congress have now passed the new tax bill, and its the first overhaul in more than 30 years.  The National Association of REALTORS worked throughout the tax reform process to preserve the existing tax benefits of homeownership and real estate investment. Many of the changes reflected in the final bill were the result of the engagement of NAR and its members, not only in the last three months, but over several years.

The tax bill has been passed with all of its pros and cons.  Last minute changes to the bill include the following improvements for real estate.

-Capital Gains Exclusion.  In a huge win for current and prospective homeowners, current law is left in place on the capital gains exclusion on $250,000 for an individual and $500,000 for married couples on the sale of a home.  Both the House and Senate had sought to make it much harder to qualify for this exclusion.

-Mortgage Interest Deduction.  The maximum mortgage amount for households deducting their mortgage interest has been decreased to $750,000 from the current $1 million limit. The house bill sought a reduction to $500,000.

-State and Local Tax Deductions.  Both property taxes and State and Local income taxes remain deductible, although with a combined limit of $10,000.  Both the House and Senate bills sought to to eliminate the State and Local income tax deduction altogether.

All individual provisions are generally effective after December 31, 2017 for the 2018 tax filing year and expire on December 31, 2025 unless otherwise noted.  The provisions do not affect tax filings for 2017 unless noted.  Individuals should consult a tax professional about their own personal situation.

You may benefit from pre-paying your 2017 real estate/property tax bill before the end of the year.  With the caps on deductibility of state and local income and property taxes at $10,000 for tax year 2018 and going forward, but that cap does not apply in 2017.  If your real estate tax bill is expected to exceed $10,000 in 2018, you may strongly benefit from pre-paying property taxes due in 2018 right now before year end.

County Treasurers in Hamilton County, Butler County, Clermont County and Warren County have confirmed that you can determine and pay your entire 2018 real estate tax expense before December 31, 2017.

If you have any questions about how this may affect your decision to buy or sell real estate in the coming year, reach out to your Real Estate Resource, the Finn Team:  www.Finn-Team.com or holly.finn@cbws.com.  

Vintage Charm with Modern Updates! OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAY!

OPEN HOUSE – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 12PM – 1:30PM

English Tudor Blocks from Mt. Lookout Square

With over 2,100 sq ft of space, including vintage charm, and modern updates throughout. This includes four bedrooms and a study. The impressive kitchen boasts a Subzero refrigerator, Viking gas range, pot filler faucet, granite counters and tile floors. Half Bath on the first floor, Rookwood fireplace with transferable warranty, remodeled kitchen, replacement windows, newer HVAC, hardwood floors, oversized garage, partially finished lower level, and lots of shopping and restaurants nearby, along with Kilgour School within walking distance! Don’t miss out on this one!

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★Classic English Tudor with updates throughout!
★Quality craftsmanship and well maintained by owner.
★Sleek kitchen with custom cabinetry, granite counters, and high end appliances.
★Arched doorways, hardwood floors, built-ins, elegant natural woodwork.
★Spacious master bedroom with His and Her closets.
★Remodeled full bath with large tile shower stall with built-in soap + shampoo dispenser.
★Patio and yard are sure to be the highlight of many outdoor gatherings!
★Located in Kilgour Elementary school district.
★FANTASTIC HOME + CONVENIENT LOCATION!

 

Recent Improvements

• Chimney tuckpointed & water sealed, new Chimney crown installed.
• Rear chimney rebuilt from gutter line up w/new chimney crown’16-transferable 5 yr warranty.
• New garage door installed, Garage repairs with lifetime warranty.
• Main roof inspected, all flashings sealed and repainted ’17.
• New membrane roof over 3rd floor dormer bedroom’16.
• Replacement windows ’00- transferable warranty.
• Driveway repaired and seal-coated ’17.
• Slate patio with stucco privacy wall capped with vintage stone ’03.
• Replacement plumbing including whole house water filter.
• New 200 amp electric service panel installed ’12 w/whole house surge suppressor.
• High-efficiency, premium Trane Furnace, AC, air cleaner and humidifier installed ’12
• Hardwood floors refinished ’17.
• Interior painted ’17.
• Rookwood tile, wood burning fireplace-inspected, tuckpointed, smoke chamber parged ’17 – 5 year transferable warranty.

 

So many updates….schedule a showing to see in person!

 


 

Excellent walkable location just blocks to Mount Lookout Square!

513-560-6513   |   holly.finn@cbws.com   |   http://www.Finn-Team.com

Brick Ranch w private yard in Fort Mitchell

20 Thompson Avenue, Fort Mitchell, KY 41017

2 Beds | 1 Full Bath | 1 Partial Bath | 0.1722 Acres | 1 Car Garage | $174,900

This all brick ranch home has a covered front porch, attached garage (with door opener) with hardwood floors, eat-in kitchen and more!

The first thing you notice when you walk up to 20 Thompson is the great yard and covered porch! Walk in and enjoy the hardwood floors and fireplace in the living area. Continue on into the charming dining room, then into the spacious, equipped eat-in kitchen.

The home boasts two bedrooms, with the possibility of a third bedroom or study in the finished lower level.

Walk to Beechwood school, restaurants, parks, and convenient access to the highway!

Give us a call at 513.533.8081 so we can introduce you to your new home!

 

PRICE REDUCTION on contemporary Mount Lookout home!

2897 Alpine Terrace, Cincinnati, OH 45208

5 Bedrooms  |  4.5 Baths  |  2 Car Garage

$999,000

An inspiring contemporary home built in 1969, combining architectural details with modern updates.  Located in one of Cincinnati’s most coveted neighborhoods; this luxury home that has it all! Featuring four levels, with elevator access to each.  Truly a unique property with numerous indoor and outdoor living areas.  The original owner spent over a million dollars to completely renovate the home in 2008.  Generous lot size offers plenty of options for outdoor activities.  Situated in a vibrant and highly desirable community, just 10 minutes to downtown Cincinnati.

PROPERTY ENHANCEMENTS

  • Complete $1 million renovation in 2008.
  • 5,500 square feet of living space.
  • Contemporary home designed by local architect, Robert H. Springer in 1969.
  • Elevator
  • Over half acre lot (0.6 acres).
  • 2 Wood burning fireplaces.
  • Zoned HVAC system for high efficiency (2 furnaces/2 central air).
  • First Floor Master Suite.
  • 5 Bedrooms plus Study.
  • Hardwood floors, closet organizers, built-ins, surround sound, plenty of storage.
  • Screened in patio with built-in gas grill.
  • Gourmet kitchen includes: vaulted ceilings, skylight, huge island with Wolf cooktop & electronic downdraft system, Double oven, built-in refrigerator, secondary sink, bar.
  • First Floor Master Suite has walk-in closet, luxury master bath with double shower head, large vanity area.

Call us today so we can schedule a private showing!

 

Move-in Ready Bridgetown Ranch

3316 Starhaven Trail
3 Beds | 2.5 Baths | 2-Car Garage
$219,900

This updated brick ranch with no HOA fees boasts an open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, skylights, imported Italian tile, hardwood floors, built-ins, first floor master suite and a new roof (2016)! The completely finished lower level was updated with new carpet in 2016 and has a gas fireplace and walk-out to a wooded, level rear yard.

Enjoy the summer on the tiered deck and rear patio in this Bridgetown beauty! Call us today for a private showing! 513-533-8081

Urban lofts in OTR; one block from Washington Park!

All units are one bedroom, 1.5 bath.

UNIT PRICE SIZE HOA STATUS
1A $264,900 650 sq ft  $130/month  Available
1B $309,900 800 sq ft  $154/month  Available
2A $264,900 650 sq ft  $130/month  Available
2B $309,900 800 sq ft  $154/month  Available
3A $264,900  650 sq ft   $130/month  Available
3B $309,900  800 sq ft   $154/month  PENDING
4A $274,900  650 sq ft   $130/month  Available
4B $309,900  900 sq ft   $154/month  Available

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Originally built in 1890, Vivian Lofts has just been revamped by 1422 Elm, LLC into chic loft space. This 4-story stone building is a contributing structure in the OTR landscape. The developer had the vision and passion to maintain historic elements, while adding all of the modern features buyers are looking for. He wanted to create a product that stood out from the rest of the condos downtown by integrating elements from Cincinnati’s history into each nook and cranny. The design intent for this building was to save the important architectural features, such as plaster walls, winding wood staircase, exposed masonry, stone facade, bay windows, and decorative detailing. The developer went above and beyond to reclaim bits of Cincinnati history to add to the already unique character of Vivian Lofts. To accomplish this, the developer brought in barrister cabinets, wooden mantles, newel posts in kitchen, and more.

 

 

Great updates and fantastic yard in Bridgetown!

3111 Parkill Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45248
4 Bed | 3 Full Bath | 1 Half Baths | 2 Car Garage
$319,900

Completely updated home on cul-de-sac lot in Bridgetown! Fantastic fenced yard with deck, patio, swing set and storage shed. Updated kitchen includes granite counter tops, island with seating, stainless steel appliances, eat-in area, pantry, crown molding, and buffet area. Impressive family room where ceilings have been vaulted with built-ins added, on sides of wood burning fireplace. Lots of fun to be had in this finished lower level! Featuring a wet bar, counter seating, solid surface counters, theater area and full bath.

PROPERTY ENHANCEMENTS
• New hardwood floors 2016.
• Complete kitchen remodel 2006.
• New furnace and central air 2013.
• New sump pump 2012.
• New siding and gutter guards 2013 and new roof 2012.
• New hot water heater 2010.
• New carpet 2014.
• Lower level finished 2009.
• Master bath remodel 2013.

SPECIAL FEATURES
★ Fantastic updates!
★ Park-like yard on cul-de-sac street.
★ Highly desirable neighborhood in Bridgetown.
★ Beautiful kitchen granite island with seating, crown molding, glass tile back splash, breakfast room, pantry, and buffet area.
★ This owner raised the ceilings in the family room to create a stunning vaulted great room with built-ins.
★ New hardwood floors, new carpet, new mechanics.
★ Fabulous lower level!  Wet bar with seating, beverage refrigerator, solid surface counters, recessed lighting, theater area, rec room, and full bath.
★ Nice deck and patio, plus fenced flat lawn complete with swing set and storage shed!

 This Bridgetown beauty won’t last long. Schedule your showing today!

Give the Finn Team a call at 513.702.4090 to schedule your private showing so we can introduce you to your new home!

Amazing backyard and lots of space in Westwood!

2356 Oaktree Place, Cincinnati, OH 45238
3 Bed | 2 Full Bath | 2 Half Baths | 2 Car Garage
$182,500

 

This Westwood home is better than new! With an open floor plan and more than 2,300 square feet of living space, this home boasts vaulted ceilings, French doors, finished walkout lower level (with a half bath and a versatile floor plan). There’s tons of room in this house, with storage options and bedrooms and office space!

And then you walk outside.

There is a spacious deck right off the kitchen with a wooded view, with a play area, a hot tub, a patio, and an additional deck. All in your backyard. WOW!

Located centrally in Westwood, just minutes to hospitals and downtown. Nearby is Dunham Park with a pool and walking trails.

Best part? It’s tax abated til 2020!

 This home with its amazing backyard and central location won’t last long. Schedule your showing today!

Give the Finn Team a call at 513.702.4090 to schedule your private showing so we can introduce you to your new home!