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Cathy Smith, Key Realty, Licensed Realtor since 2000
Internet, Marketing, Sales and Relocation Specialist
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Buyers Be Aware! Buyer BeWare!

Knowledge is Power!

This site has tips, tools, information and resources to help you as a home buyer to make an educated purchase decision: on communities, searches of homes for sale and every aspect of the home buying process.

Click These Links for Information on Areas and Homes for Sale in NW Ohio

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Buyer’s Home Search Tool

As a Buyer you want to Find Properties, Homes for Sale.
We offer a
Home Search Tool with links to Information

Homes by Email

Your Custom
Listing Search
Web Page

Buyers get a web page created for your searches to manage
listings based on your search criteria.

Community info

Community information

Buyers research the communities to know where you want to live.
Links to resources on communities.

Blog Post - Special Reports

Blog PostS – Special Reports

Buyer’s get free reports and articles on numerous details you may want to consider.

Home Buying Tips and Tools

Purchase Process Progress Report – Home Buyer’s Guide Check List Link Free for You!
  1. Determine the attributes you want in your home and its location for your needs and lifestyle.
  2. Get pre-approved so you know your price range, what a lender will loan you and sellers we welcome your offer.
  3. Do your homework on the  communities, Area Market Report, School Ratings and housing. Get help from your realtor.
  4. Property Search – Find the house, tour, research and inspect it. Check Map, street and aerial view.
  5. Look up taxes, last sale price, and comp. sales in property records on the county auditor’s site.
  6. Use the Mortgage Calculator to see your monthly housing expense. Hopefully, 1/4 or less of your income.
  7. Check the property value. Use the GET VALUE Tool.
  8. Have your Realtor run research, a CMA and reports to aid in the offer and negotiations. Write the Offer for your new Home.

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MAP Listing Search Toledo for home for sale NW Ohio


Area Market Report and Details


Click here for your own Comparable Market Analysis CMA. The home value of a home for sale by you as the home seller or a home for sale you want to buy as the home buyer.

Cathy Smith Realtor since 2000

 

Mortgage Calculator – Monthly Payment

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Homes by email search homes for sale NW Ohio

Knowledge is Power!

One of the most important tools you can have as a home buyer or someone looking to purchase a property for sale is knowledge. As they say, ‘Knowledge is Power’! In this case, equipping yourself with knowledge and relying upon an experienced and a knowledgeable real estate agent, knowledge can help you to buy the right home, at the right price, in the right place, to get more money, better financing terms and most of all it will bring you peace of mind. Knowledge is at your finger tips on this website from the tools and articles as well as in what I offer to you in guidance, research and referrals.

On our real estate website, Idealproperties.net,  you will find numerous property search and research tools as well as articles that will enlighten you in your house hunt and throughout the home buying process. Even more, the personalized services and insights that I offer you from my decades of being a licensed real estate agent, your own search website to manage listings, a Comparable Market Analysis, CMA, that indicates the home’s value, and the property research and details will give you all of knowledge that you will need in order to make an informed purchase decision, will aid us in negotiations and help you move smoothly through the closing and into your home with ease.

Idealproperties.net has a Property Search and Mapping Tool that will help you to find desirable home listings and even set up your own searches that will email you alerts of properties that match your criteria. Then you can use the Property Value Tool and the Mortgage Calculator to be sure each home continues to be in your top picks. These tools will help you in your home buying search and are free for you to use 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

I would like to be your free personal real estate assistant who will serve your home buying needs. Please feel free to contact me directly, so we can meet and get you started. Please, ask me about the services and research I can share with you.

Please contact me for your personalized real estate web site!

Sellers get a customized web site for their property listing that has numerous photos, a video embedded in it, and details about the property, links to further information and is fed to dozens of other web sites and emailed directly to home buyer prospects.

Buyers can manage their search for properties, homes for sale and indicate which properties to tour and to dig up research and details on in order to make a purchase decision.


Contact Me


1-419-280-3942

The Services and Research I Offer My Buyers:

  • Purchase Process Progress Report Check List,
  • My Professional and Knowledgeable Guidance, Tools, Research and Articles for each Step of Home Buying.
  • To Serve as Your Own Buyer’s Agent, Personal Assistant at Absolutely No Charge to You
  • Your Own Property Search Website
  • A Comparable Market Analysis, CMA, Home Value
  • Detailed Property Research and Reports that Will Help You Make a Wise Purchase Decission
  • Help in Securing Financing and with Credit Repair Tips that Will Get You A Better Loan Rate
  • Referrals and References to Real Estate Service Providers, Professionals and Contractors
  • Help with Everything that You Need in Your Real Estate Transaction
I will provide you with a free personalized Property Search Website that will allow you to manage the listings that match your home search criteria and you will get emails right when these listings hit the market or make a change. I will also create a detailed Comparable Market Analysis, CMA, of similar homes that have recently sold that will identify the home’s approximate value. I will provide you with detailed research and reports to aid in your purchase decisions and in negotiations. I will offer you numerous resources and referrals to area professionals that will help buying your new home be easy and enjoyable.
The Purchase Process Progress Report Check List that I have prepared for you is chock full of knowledge that explains each step of the home buying process.  It is laid out to give you a timeline of what takes place when, what needs to be considered and who is in charge of placing orders or hiring home service professionals along the way. Being equipped with these very specific insights will help you move through the purchase process with ease as well as to bring you the greatest rewards along the way and well into your future in your new home. This home buyer’s check list may seem extensive and overwhelming but as your Realtor® I am knowledgeable and experienced and will gladly help you walk through each step of the process. Please contact me anytime to get my help or if you have any questions. This printable PDF is chock full of every issue that you may have a question about, need to do or to make a decision about that pertains to buying a home or the Purchase Process Progress Report – Check List.
The purchase process can take weeks or months to find your Ideal Property. Once you have an accepted offer on your ideal property it usually takes about 30 to 60 days to complete the terms of the sale, to do the financing, the title work up, and to close on your loan and/or your home and I would be delighted to empower you and work with you every step of the way.


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Learn About Homes for Sale and Communities

Find Out More About The Area Where You Want To Live or Where you Found A Home For Sale – Click on Articles, Resources and Information Links Below

Real Estate Information

Articles

Buyer Tips and Tool

Home Search Map Homes for Sale

Purchase Process Progress Report – Home Buyer’s Guide Check List

Property and Community Links and Information

Learn About Communities – Informative Links

Area Market Report

Demographics – data.census.gov

Investigate: Population, Economic, Education, Business, Emergency Preparedness, Employment, Families & Living Arrangements, Health, Housing, Income & Poverty, International Trade and the Public Sector

Detailed City/Community Information

City and Government websites

Market Conditions, Assessments, Restrictions, Zoning, Environmental hazards

Crime Rate and Sex Offender Registry

Local police department or the county sheriff

School Ratings

Rankings and test grades of schools in each community.

WalkScore

Easy access to town, to activities, schools, shopping, entertainment, restaurants, parks . . . and expressways.

Community Websites, Details and Property Searches

Lucas County

Lucas County Website

Lucas County Demographics

Lucas County Auditor

Lucas County Land Bank

Wood County

Wood County Website

Wood County Demographics

Wood County Auditor

Fulton County

Fulton County Website

Fulton County Demographics

Fulton County Auditor

Key Details on Homes for Sale Toledo, Ohio and the Community

City of Toledo

Toledo Search

Toledo Real Estate Search – Find Your Ideal Property Home For Sale Toledo, Ohio

City of Toledo Website

Department of Public Utilities

Toledo Chamber of Commerce

Toledo Community Foundation

Old West End

Downtown Toledo

Toledo Public Schools

Washington Local Schools

“Toledo Rocks!” Marketing Brochure

Economic Development

With its affordable cost of living, short commutes, and diverse neighborhoods, the Toledo Region is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

Local School Information

Lucas County Schools

Wood County Schools

Area Private Schools

Home Buying and Home Buyer Articles and Links

Home Buyer Information

Buyer Tips and Tools
Search Listings
Purchase Process Progress Report – Check List
Veterans Guide to Home Ownership
Home Buying Guide – Buying a Home Spring 2019
Key Real Estate Terms
10 tips to find the home of your dreams
How to buy a house stress-free

Mortgage and Finance

Get your free credit score from All 3 credit bureaus!
https://www.myfico.com/credit-education
https://www.equifax.com/personal/education/
https://www.experian.com/blogs/ask-experian/
https://www.transunion.com/
http://time.com/money/collection-post/2792046/what-should-i-do-before-buying-a-home/
Find Government and Bank Owned Properties – Remember these may be priced lower but they take longer and could take a lot of money to bring them up to parr. Often buyers who start to buy foreclosures that sat vacant and are in bad condition decide to buy owner occupied and not pay out for repairs.
Freddie Mac-owned properties – http://www.homesteps.com/
Fannie Mae-owned properties – http://www.homepath.com/
Government-owned properties – http://www.hudhomestore.com/ and http://www.treasury.gov/auctions/
Bank owned properties REOs

Home-ownership Products

Buyers can add one or more of the following options to an OHFA, FHA, VA, USDA-RD or conventional mortgage loan:

Top Real Estate Questions from Around the Web

collected by Homes.com

  • What are the best places to list a house for sale online?
  • What is the best place to find homes for sale?
  • What are some good websites to buy a house in USA?
  • What is the reason why some houses don’t sell?
  • What if a house for sale needs work?
  • How to prepare a house for sale?
  • Can I help sell homes without being a real estate agent?
  • Is it cheap to buy a house on short sale?
  • Why do people sell their homes in spring?
  • What happens if a house for sale, never sells?
  • How to find condemned houses for sale?
  • What happens during the showing of a house for sale?
  • Where can I find the best house for sale in Coonoor?
  • How best to sell a home online?
  • How to trade houses for sale?
  • What does ‘listing removed’ mean in real estate?
  • How many houses do realtors sell every year?
  • What are the pros and cons of selling homes by the owner?
  • Is it better to buy a house or buy land and build a house?
  • How often do ‘active contingent’ houses not close?
  • What is the best way to find beach homes for sale?
  • What is the best way to buy a short sale house?
  • What’s the fastest way to sell a house?
  • How do real estate agents find properties available for sale?
  • Is it legal to sell real estate without a license?

Home Buying Steps
Home Appraisals Insights
Home inspection checklist for buyers
What is homeowners insurance and do I need it?
What Is a Property Title Search? Why It Matters for Buyers and Sellers
Sources and reference links used in the infographic:

Things to Consider When Financing a Home

Who’s the Best Mortgage Lender for You? How to Find Your Match
5 Reasons to Talk to a Lender Right Now — Long Before You Buy a Home
Who pays real estate agent commission fees
Should you get pre-approved for a mortgage before looking?
Understand the real estate market
How much does it cost to buy a house?
Interest rates impact on home ownership
How to determine how much home you can afford
Can You Buy A House When You Have Debt?
6 Ways Home Buyers Mess Up Getting a Mortgage
A Guide to Mortgage Interest Rates: Why They Go Down and Up, and What to Do
Interest rates impact on home ownership
How to Buy a bigger home
9 Hidden Home Maintenance Costs That Can Blindside First-Time Buyers
Renovations that can improve the value of your home
Home Appraisals Insights
How to Lower Closing Costs: A Guide for Home Buyers
Negotiating
5 big considerations when negotiating a house price
8 critical factors that influence a home’s value
9 Hidden Home Maintenance Costs That Can Blindside First-Time Buyers
Add value to your home with simple updates
Your Home – Your Community
How to make the most out of home tours
What to look for when buying a house
Condo Vs. House: How to Choose the Right Home for You

Community Details and Home Listing Searches

Holland Real Estate – Find Your Ideal Property Home For Sale Holland, Ohio

Holland Home Listings Search
Holland/Springfield Township

  

Areas in Holland OH
005 – Spring Meadows
Neighborhoods in Holland OH
Apple Blossom Farms
Hidden Harbour
Hidden Meadow
Hidden Village
Lincoln Green
Oak Terrace
Sawmill Run
Stone Oak
Stone Oak Country


Market Report in Holland, Ohio Find Homes for sale in Holland, Ohio and Details about the homes and community

Maumee Real Estate – Find Your Ideal Home For Sale!

Maumee, Ohio Homes for Sale Listings

 Homes for Sale Maumee, Ohio, This historic city is set along side of the Maumee River and offers great shops, business centers, parks, recreation and most of all community activities. If you are moving to this area you can search homes for sale at IdealProperties.net or contact me to serve as your Realtor, Cathy Smith Key Realty real estate agent. We offer home buying resources and information that will aid in your purchase decision mortgage calculator, IdealProperties.net, to search in Maumee, Holland, Monclova, Waterville, Perrysburg, Whitehouse, Ohio Toledo area. Find your Ideal Property at IdealProperties.net 

Areas in Maumee OH
007 – Maumee
Neighborhoods in Maumee OH
Blystone
Byrnwyck
Eastgate Addition
Fort Miami Add
Greycliffe @ the Quarry
Homestead
Homestead @ Quarry
Hunt and Beaugrands
Hunts Addn
Monclova Gardens
Stillwater
The Quarry
Waterside
Wrenwood



Maumee

Maumee Chamber of Commerce

City of Maumee

Maumee City Schools

Maumee Search Homes for Sale

Maumee Real Estate Search – Find Your Ideal Property Home for Sale Maumee, Ohio

Monclova Real Estate – Find Your Ideal Property Home For Sale Monclova, Ohio

Monclova Listings for Sale

 Leaflet 

Areas in Monclova OH
006 – Monclova
Neighborhoods in Monclova OH
Crimson Hollow
The Hamptons
The Ridge At Wrenwood

Monclova

Monclova Township

Anthony Wayne Local Schools

Monclova Search Homes fro Sale

Monclova Real Estate Search – Find Your Ideal Property Home For Sale Monclova, Ohio

 

Ottawa Hills Real Estate – Find Your Ideal Property Home For Sale Ottawa Hills, Ohio

Ottawa Hills Listings of Homes for Sale

 Leaflet  

Areas in Ottawa Hills OH
016 – Ottawa Hills
Neighborhoods in Ottawa Hills OH
Exmoor
Forest View
Hasty Hill Farms
Inlands
Monticello In the Hills
Ottawa Hills

Home sellers click here to contact me to get your personal home listing website for your home for sale in NW OHIO Toledo

Village of Ottawa Hills

Ottawa Hills

Ottawa Hills Schools

Ottawa Hills Search

Ottawa Hills Neighborhood Search Homes for Sale

Ottawa Hills Real Estate Search – Find Your Ideal Property Home For Sale

Find homes for sale and real estate Search in Perrysburg, OH at Idealproperties.net

View Homes for Sale in Perrysburg

New Listings in Perrysburg Area Reductions Open Houses Foreclosures Short Sales 

Areas in Perrysburg OH
053 – Perrysburg & Twp
056 – NE Wood County
Neighborhoods in Perrysburg OH
Belmont Farms
Eckel Trace
Emerald Lakes
Hawthorne
Horseshoe Bend
Hull Prairie Farms
Kettle Run
Meadow Creek
River Ridge
Riverbend Lakes
Saddlebrook
Sanctuary Meadows
The Hamlet
The Sanctuary
The Sanctuary in the Woods
Three Meadows
Villages at Canterbury
Willowbend

Perrysburg down town

Perrysburg and Perrysburg Township

Perrysburg Chamber of Commerce

City of Perrysburg

Perrysburg Schools

Perrysburg Township

Perrysburg Search for  Sale Homes for

Perrysburg City Search

Perrysburg Township Search for homes

Find homes for sale and real estate Search in Perrysburg, OH at Idealproperties.net

Perrysburg Down Town Main
Perrysburg Ohio Commodore Perry Maumee River

Rossford Real Estate – Find Your Ideal Property Home For Sale Rossford, Ohio

Rossford Listings Homes for Sale

  

Areas in Rossford OH
054 – Northwood-Rossford-Lake Twp
Neighborhoods in Rossford OH
Eagle Point Colony

 

Rossford

City of Rossford

Rossford Exempted Village Schools

Rossford Search Homes for Sale

Rossford Real Estate Search – Find Your Ideal Property Home For Sale Rossford, Ohio

Rossford, Ohio

You Can Find Your Ideal Property in Sylvania, Ohio Homes for Sale

 

Sylvania Listings Homes for Sale

Areas in Sylvania OH
002 – North Sylvania
003 – South Sylvania
Neighborhoods in Sylvania OH
Bretton Woods
Bridgecreek
Brint Crossing
Brookside
Centennial Crossings
Cobblestone
Country Walk
Eagle Creek
Kingsbridge Arms
Mallard Pt
Maple Creek
Northwoods
Oak Creek
Stonybrook Village
The Meadows
The Parklands
Twelve Lakes
Village at Twelve Lakes
Walnut Springs
Waterford Village
Waterside
Woods of Miakonda
Woodstream Farms
Woodstream West

Sylvania Ohio Main Street

Sylvania and Sylvania Township

Sylvania Chamber of Commerce

City of Sylvania

Sylvania Township

Sylvania Schools

Sylvania Search

Sylvania Community and Homes for Sale in Sylvania, Ohio

Sylvania Real Estate SearchFind Your Ideal Property Home For Sale Sylvania!

Toledo Real Estate – Find Your Ideal Property Home For Sale Toledo, Ohio

Toledo Listings Homes for Sale

   

Areas in Toledo OH
002 – North Sylvania
003 – South Sylvania
005 – Spring Meadows
011 – Franklin Park-Trilby
012 – Tremainsville
013 – Five Points-Northtowne
014 – Point Place
015 – Wildwood-Reynolds Corners
016 – Ottawa Hills
017 – Ottawa Park-Westgate
018 – Olde West End
019 – Olde North End
020 – Towne Centre
021 – Scott Park
022 – Olde South End
023 – Heatherdowns-River Rd
024 – East River
Neighborhoods in toledo OH
Almeda Heights
Baileys
Baltimore Heights
Bancroft Highland
Bennett Park
Bentbrook Farms
Beverly
Birckhead Place
Birmingham
Briarwood
Broadway Addition
Brooklynn Park
Burke Glen
Carrietowne
Castleton
Chapel Hills
Charlecote Park
Chevy Manor
Coates Kellastone Heights
Collinsdale
Corey Woods
Crestview
Crossgates
Cushing Place
Darby
Dauer Gardens
Deveaux Park
Ed Moores
Englewood
Fair Ground Addition
Fairgreen
Fairmont Park
Farmington
Farmington Ninth
Fearing Heights
Garden Park
Glen Urban Addn
Graystone Woods
Hampton Park
Harris
Hawthorne Hills
Heather Village
Heatherdowns
Heatherway
Hiawatha Park
Hiett and Skidmore Add
Hietts Acme
Hietts Acme Place
Homeville
Homewood Park
Hopewell Acres
Jamesford Woods
John Gorny
Junction Ave Add
Kelsey Add
Kensington
Kingston
Lagrange Manor
Leith Place
Lenox Addition
Lincolnshire
Mclains Jackman Place
Meadowood Trails
Milford Farms
Milton Place
Mount Vernon
N Collingwood Park
North Toledo
Old Orchard
Old Orchard 1st Ext.
Ottawa Hills
Ottawa Woods
Overland Heights
Palmico
Potters
Potters Add
Raintree
Ramseyers W.Park Add
Sheridan Place
Shore Acres
Spring Forest
St James Wood
T.P.Browns Addition
The Maples
Tibaron
Timbers Edge
Valencia Gardens
Wellington
Wentworth
West Toledo Add
Westchester Woods
Westgate
Westhaven
Westhaven First
Weston Gardens
Westwood Gardens
Wildwood Hollow
Wingate Meadows
Woodsdale Addition
Wyndham Place
Yeslins


Downtown Toledo, Ohio

City of Toledo

Toledo Listings Homes for Sale

Toledo Real Estate Search – Find Your Ideal Property Home For Sale Toledo, Ohio

City of Toledo Website

Department of Public Utilities

Toledo Chamber of Commerce

Toledo Community Foundation

Old West End

Downtown Toledo

Toledo Public Schools

Washington Local Schools

“Toledo Rocks!” Marketing Brochure

Economic Development

With its affordable cost of living, short commutes, and diverse neighborhoods, the Toledo Region is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

Waterville Real Estate – Find Your Ideal Property Home For Sale Waterville, Ohio

Waterville Listings Homes for Sale

 

Leaflet

  

Areas in Waterville OH
010 – Waterville
Neighborhoods in Waterville OH
Coventry Glen
Farnsworth Village
Waterville Meadows
Waterville Village

Waterville, Ohio

Waterville

Waterville Chamber of Commerce

City of Waterville

Anthony Wayne Local Schools

Waterville Search

Waterville Real Estate Search – Find Your Ideal Property Home For Sale Waterville, Ohio

Whitehouse Real Estate – Find Your Ideal Property Home For Sale Whitehouse, Ohio

Whitehouse Listings Homes for Sale

  

Areas in Whitehouse OH
008 – Whitehouse
Neighborhoods in Whitehouse OH
Steeplechase
Village Meadows
Wesley Farms

Whitehouse

Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce

Village of Whitehouse

Anthony Wayne Local Schools

Whitehouse Search Homes for Sale

Whitehouse Real Estate Search – Find Your Ideal Property Home For Sale Whitehouse, Ohio


I Would Be Delighted To Serve As Your Real Estate Agent and Help To Make Your Real Estate Transaction Be Systematic, Smart and Smooth.

Allow me to take your Real Estate transaction into the new millennium with technology and techniques that help to proficiently acquire a property or actively attract, contact and pursue potential purchasers while keeping your best interest in mind at all times.

My Home Buyer Services:

  • Purchase Process Progress Report Check List,
  • My Professional and Knowledgeable Guidance, Tools, Research and Articles for each Step of Home Buying.
  • To Serve as Your Own Buyer’s Agent, Personal Assistant at Absolutely No Charge to You
  • Your Own Property Search Website
  • A Comparable Market Analysis, CMA, Home Value
  • Detailed Property Research and Reports that Will Help You Make a Wise Purchase Decision
  • Help in Securing Financing and with Credit Repair Tips that Will Get You A Better Loan Rate
  • Referrals and References to Real Estate Service Providers, Professionals and Contractors
  • Help with Everything that You Need in Your Real Estate Transaction
Please contact me To Be your Agent, To Tour a Home, Ask Questions and To Get your personalized real estate web site!

Sellers get a customized web site for their property listing that has numerous photos, a video embedded in it, and details about the property, links to further information and is fed to dozens of other web sites and emailed directly to home buyer prospects.

Buyers can manage their search for properties, homes for sale and indicate which properties to tour and to dig up research and details on in order to make an educated purchase decision.

Cathy Smith IDP Key Realtor since 2000

Contact Me


1-419-280-3942