Big city life wears thin for some after a few decades. If you’ve lived in Cincinnati all your life and are looking to get out, it may come as a surprise to learn that you don’t have to go that far outside of the city to find a good number of lightly populated townships and […]View Post
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New residents to the greater Cincinnati metropolitan area may find interest in Mason, one of the fastest growing cities in the southwestern end of Ohio. Just 18 miles from the big city, Mason is a bedroom community with a population just under 30,000. With an average home value hovering around $215,000, property values are expected […]View Post
According to residents of Carlisle, Ohio, the aliens have landed—and they’re building homes. The best part about the story is that you don’t have to be a UFO enthusiast (or even a died-in-the-wool true believer) to be able to appreciate one of Carlisle’s most interesting roadside attractions: the Futuro double flying saucer house, which has […]View Post
Conscientious renters should always perform careful research about the neighborhood they’re moving into, especially when placing themselves in a new environment far outside what they’re used to. If you’re considering a move and are looking for apartments Cincinnati OH, you should use all of the resources at your disposal to ensure the safety of the […]View Post
Renters that have “been there, done that” and lived in just about every conceivable construct known to man might find interest in taking up residence in any number of loft-style apartments available throughout greater downtown Cincinnati. Historically, loft apartments have been associated with arty types. Their continued popularity among the less orthodox among us has […]View Post
Dog owners in Ohio—Pit Bull owners, to be precise—are finding themselves in a quandary when it comes to finding apartments in Cincinnati that are pet friendly, but don’t allow Pit Bulls. If you encounter this problem, hold your fire. It’s nothing personal. Not against you, anyway. And it isn’t up to the apartment owners, either. […]View Post
Are there any tricks to getting around mandatory credit checks by rental companies and apartment owners?
There have been books written and fortunes made by people who promise miracle cures for bad credit, and if your FICO score reads more like an IQ score (we’re talking the low 100s here), you may have leaned in close to listen to a few tricks of the trade. Unfortunately, there isn’t much out there […]View Post
Say the words “college student housing” and the first image that springs to mind is probably that of an apartment littered with beer cans, bearing the disheveled appearance of a tenement tossed on its side in the middle of a windstorm. That is the stereotypical image solidified by raunchy Hollywood movies, but the reality is […]View Post
Most people know that when it comes to housing, cheap is not always synonymous with safe. But those that know how to look, and that utilize every tool at their disposal (apartment search engines, Google, city data and online crime report sites) to find a good place to live for themselves and their families, know […]View Post
Can I find a nice apartment in Northeast Cincinnati that will accept me with a bad credit or eviction history?
Renters in Cincinnati with poor credit or previous evictions may find themselves facing an uphill battle when looking for a new apartment. However, not everyone with a checkered rental history is guaranteed to face outright rejection. Having a lease co-signer, renting from a private owner, or offering to put down double the security deposit can […]View Post