patio homes: One Question Cincinnati Patio Home Buyers Need To Ask - 08/17/14 05:44 PM
One Question Cincinnati Patio Home Buyers Need To Ask
Maybe you're moving from an area of the country where patio homes are common, and you KNOW that's exactly what you want when you move to Cincinnati.  The low maintenance lifestyle homes.  The ability to turn the key, lock the door and hit the highway for a long weekend, or even until snow season is over, and KNOW you don't have to worry about your home.  Someone else will take care of the lawn until the next time you put the key in the lock.

So what's the ONE question you … (28 comments)

patio homes: Cincinnati Patio Homes: West Chester's The Villas At Park Place Phase II Open! - 08/15/14 08:02 AM
Cincinnati Patio Homes: West Chester's The Villas At Park Place Phase II Open!
The Villas At Park Place offers West Chester patio homes built by Epcon Communities and they've now opened up Phase II as of this week!  Another 22 courtyard style homes will be available and they're available NOW!  No waiting list, strictly first come first serve to pick your lot, get your deposit in and have your new courtyard home ready for you in 6-7 months! 
You may have noticed we used the term "courtyard home".  What's the difference from a patio home?  Not much really,  that low maintenance … (4 comments)

patio homes: Why Do Cincinnati Patio Home HOA Fees Vary So Much? - 07/31/14 05:56 AM
Why Do Cincinnati Patio Home HOA Fees Vary So Much?
You've been searching our site for Cincinnati patio homes and the variance in HOA fees has caught your eye hasn't it?  Why such a big range in patio home HOA fees?  Why only $80 a month over here and over $300 a month over there?  

Well the answer is "it depends"!  Wait, that's not a real answer you say?  Well the answer is a bit muddier than you'd probably like, but part of it comes back to definitions.  Fact is, there's not a clear definition of exactly WHAT a patio … (26 comments)

patio homes: Why We Can Show You So Many Cincinnati Patio Homes For Sale On Our Websites - 07/20/14 09:08 AM
Why We Can Show You So Many Cincinnati Patio Homes For Sale On Our Websites
If you're searching for Cincinnati area patio homes for sale, chances are you're finding us on the Internet.  Either our Pinterest boards, our blog posts and search pages about specific patio home communities like Mason's Reserves of Heritage Pointe, Maineville's 55+ community Heritage at Miami Bluffs or Liberty Township's Four Bridges as a just a few examples.

And when you get to those custom patio home community search pages you're going to find ALL the Cincinnati MLS listed patio homes for sale not already under … (9 comments)

patio homes: Ready To Downsize? Maybe A Cincinnati Patio Home Is Right For You! - 07/10/14 06:18 AM
Ready To Downsize?  Maybe A Cincinnati Patio Home Is Right For You!
We think it's time for you to consider downsizing to a Cincinnati patio home.  The kids are off to college.  That big yard that was perfect for when the kids were young is now just way more than you want to keep up with.  Mowing, mulching, weeding, you've got PLENTY of other things you'd rather do with your time, right?  And the house itself, probably WAY bigger than you need now, right?  But at this point in your life, you're not ready to give up the nice things either … (18 comments)

patio homes: Search Cincinnati Area Patio Homes For Sale - 04/26/14 06:57 AM
Search Cincinnati Area Patio Homes For Sale
Interested in searching Cincinnati patio homes for sale?  You've found it difficult haven't you?  Because there's no patio home category in our local MLS, it's a bits and pieces endeavor.  Maybe the listing agent calls it a patio home, maybe they don't.  And the trouble is compounded by the fact that Cincinnati patio homes are called names other than patio homes!  A Cincinnati patio home might be called a lifestyle home, a ranch condo, a villa home, or a collection of other names!  But frankly, whatever the builders want to call them, we specialize … (6 comments)

patio homes: Cincinnati Patio Home Buyers, We Need A Favor From You! - 03/30/14 01:13 PM
Cincinnati Patio Home Buyers, We Need A Favor From You!
If you've been surfing the web searching for Cincinnati patio or lifestyle homes we're betting on one thing:  you keep seeing us over and over.  You're finding our blog posts, our webpages, our website dedicated to patio homes, our Pinterest boards.  We've put a LOT of patio home information out there to help you understand the Cincinnati lifestyle home market.
And we challenge you to find any other real estate team that has demonstrated more expertise about Cincinnati area low maintenance living.  We've made a significant investment in time and effort … (11 comments)

patio homes: Want A Cincinnati Patio Home? You Need A Patio Home Specialist! - 03/29/14 08:14 AM
Want A Cincinnati Patio Home?  You Need A Patio Home Specialist!
We live in a world of specialists.  Mechanics that work on ONE brand of car.  Doctors that specialize in feet, or athletic injuries, or hearing.  Contractors who focus on drywall installation, or painting, or.....you get the picture.  And why focus on a specialty?  Because a specialist can develop that intricate expertise necessary to be the best at what they do.  No distractions in trying to be the jack of all trades and master of none.  And from an economic standpoint, there are efficiencies there too.  You buy and use the … (7 comments)

patio homes: Cincinnati New Construction Patio Homes West Chester's Four Bridges - 03/26/14 06:09 AM
Cincinnati New Construction Patio Homes West Chester's Four Bridges
Looking for a Cincinnati area luxury patio home?  Want it custom?  Then The Villages of Four Bridges in the West Chester/Liberty Township/Mason area is just what you may be looking for!  Located on the north end of the Four Bridges patio home section originally built by Fischer and Towne, 30 lots are being offered by Robert Lucke Homes (60 years in the business) and Jack H. Wieland Builders (47 years in the business).  Prices start at $390k and will escalate as you add options, but expect some great features even in the … (12 comments)

patio homes: WANTED: Cincinnati/Warren County Ohio Area Patio Home Sellers! - 03/16/14 06:09 AM
WANTED:  Cincinnati/Warren County Ohio Area Patio Home Sellers! It happened again yesterday, TWICE!  We had buyers call about specific Cincinnati area patio home communities, one in Mason and another in Loveland.  Neither community had a patio home for sale!  And looking back through the last few years offerings have been scarce in both of these patio home communities!
And obviously there are some reasons for that:
Patio home communities are typically small (e.g. 25-40 homes) Patio home buyers move less often (why would you with someone to take care of your lawn?) The overall real estate market for the last few … (10 comments)

patio homes: The Hidden Gem: Cincinnati Patio Homes - 02/14/14 05:48 AM
The Hidden Gem:   Cincinnati Patio Homes
Cincinnati patio homes and other low maintenance lifestyle homes have been gaining in popularity over the last decade.  And why shouldn't they be?  They offer something that other homes can't offer, a hidden gem of sorts:  your time!  When you buy a "regular" home, there are certain things that tie you to that home.  The yard needs mowed, the leaves raked, the snow shoveled.  Year round, there are demands on your time...you'd rather be in your kayak on the Little Miami River wouldn't you??!
Now maybe you're one of the folks that REALLY enjoys … (18 comments)

patio homes: Mason Ohio New Construction Patio Homes For Sale: Alverta's The Villages by MI Homes - 12/15/13 05:21 AM
Mason Ohio New Construction Patio Homes For Sale:  Alverta's The Villages by MI Homes
Looking for Mason Ohio new construction patio homes for sale?  You're in luck!  MI Homes' latest development Alverta is ready to start selling their patio home offering!  Now they're not calling them patio homes, but instead referring to them as Neo-Traditional.  They'll be built in The Villages section of Alverta and you get low maintenance construction and as part of your HOA fee they'll mow the grass and shovel the snow (sounds like a patio home, right?)!
Prices start in the low $300,000s and climb as you … (5 comments)

patio homes: Cincinnati New Construction Patio Homes: Liberty Township's Carriage Hill By M/I Homes - 10/16/13 10:12 AM
Cincinnati New Construction Patio Homes:  Liberty Township's Carriage Hill By M/I Homes
M/I Homes is laying the groundwork for their Liberty Township Carriage Hill patio home community, The Enclave At Cypress Village.  We'd show you pictures, but there aren't any patio homes built yet!  As of October 2013, they're putting in the infrastructure (roads, water, sewer) etc. to support this upscale patio home community!  They are at the point that you can check out the lot plans for these Liberty Township patio homes.  With the roads in place, you can at least know the lot layout and call "dibs" on getting … (10 comments)

patio homes: Cincinnati Patio Homes For Sale in West Chester's The Villas At Park Place - 09/22/13 05:38 PM
Cincinnati Patio Homes For Sale in West Chester's The Villas At Park Place
The Villas At Park Place offers West Chester patio homes built by Epcon Communities.  Except in this case, Epcon communities doesn't refer to them as patio homes, but as courtyard homes!  Now the great thing about the Epcon Community courtyard homes is they're taking low maintenance to about the highest level you could hope for!  Just like a patio home, lawn mowing, snow and leaf removal are taken care of.  But unlike most patio homes, owners in The Villas At Park Place don't have to take care of … (7 comments)

patio homes: Cincinnati Patio Homes For Sale in West Chester's Harbour Town Village - 09/15/13 03:11 PM
Cincinnati Patio Homes For Sale in West Chester's Harbour Town Village
Harbour Town Village offers West Chester luxury patio homes built by Great Traditions in a gated community, with prices in the upper $300's, but most likely to the be in the $400's and even into the $500's depending on floor plan and amenities chosen.  In this case Great Traditions refers to them as courtyard homes rather than patio homes, but the principle is essentially the same, low maintenance and no exterior yard work.
Harbour Town Village is part of the Wetherington community, so a membership to Wetherington Golf & Country … (2 comments)

patio homes: Cincinnati Patio Homes For Sale in Sharonville's Tennyson - 09/15/13 12:53 PM
Cincinnati Patio Homes For Sale in Sharonville's Tennyson
Tennyson offers Cincinnati patio homes in Sharonville, just south of the top end of the I-275 beltway.  Tennyson is a pool and tennis community and if that's not enough recreation for you, you're a short distance from Sharon Woods Park and Sharon Woods Golf Course!  With 64 patio homes, Tennyson offers more two story homes than typical for most patio home communities.  Also, as a cul de sac community, you'll have minimal traffic in the patio home section.
The Tennyson patio homes are affordable (expect $200's), the yard maintenance is taken care of, … (3 comments)

patio homes: Cincinnati Patio Homes For Sale in Loveland's Heritage Green - 09/15/13 08:04 AM
Cincinnati Patio Homes For Sale in Loveland's Heritage Green
Heritage Green offers Cincinnati patio homes in the Deerfield Township area of Loveland, so no Loveland city tax!  With over 150 patio homes, this established pool & tennis community has plenty of patio homes, but finding one for sale might be a bit of a challenge because once people are in, they don't like to leave!  And why would they?  The Heritage Green patio homes are affordable (expect $200's), the yard maintenance is taken care of, and with these patio homes just around the corner from the I-71 Fields Ertel interchange, you … (10 comments)

patio homes: Falling Brook in Mason Ohio 45040 Adding New Construction Patio Homes - 08/31/13 02:53 PM
Falling Brook in Mason Ohio 45040 Adding New Construction Patio Homes
Looking for Mason Ohio new construction patio homes for sale?  Falling Brook has been offering upscale landominum/ranch condos for sale for some time, and now they're adding patio homes to their offering!  That's right, no more neighbors on the other side of the wall, but still all the upscale living with little maintenance!  With the patio home concept, the Falling Brook HOA fees take care of your lawn!  No mowing, no shoveling snow, no raking leaves.  Yesssssssssssssss!!!!  And a pool right up the street for those hot days!
They're just … (12 comments)

patio homes: The Secret Way To Sell Your Cincinnati Patio Home - 08/17/13 06:36 AM
The Secret Way To Sell Your Cincinnati Patio Home
Cincinnati patio homes aren't like "regular" homes, and as such some extra marketing is needed to find the right Cincinnati patio home buyer. You don't want your patio home for sale to be a secret.
We know the patio home buyers are out there.  We get the patio home buyer inquiries regularly:
Are there any Mason patio homes for sale? Can you find me a Cincinnati patio home on a golf course? I'd like a Cincinnati patio home in a pool community with a clubhouse.  Where can I find them?
I'm … (16 comments)

patio homes: Cincinnati Area Maintenance-Free And Low Maintenance Homes For Sale - 07/13/13 06:56 AM
Cincinnati Area Maintenance-Free And Low Maintenance Homes For Sale Cincinnati patio homes, condos and townhomes.  They're all examples of a low maintenance or maintenance free lifestyle. You've reached the point in your life where having a Cincinnati home with a large yard & lots of landscaping no longer fits your life.  It's too time consuming, too expensive to pay someone to do it the way you like it, and that trick knee is sending clear signals that kneeling in the garden and taking the stairs just isn't an option.
So what can you do?  Maybe it's time to trade in your … (24 comments)

 
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