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Winterize Your Home Now So You Can Sell This Spring

11/11/2019 09:00:59

Road in snowIt’s important  for homeowners to keep their homes in the best shape possible during the winter season and be prepared as potential listings for the spring. A little bit of work to winterize properties before colder weather really sets in can go a long way toward keeping a home in great shape.

Start Indoors
There are plenty of ways to winterize a home and the simplest usually start indoors. For instance, by simply checking and swapping out old furnace filters (which are available at a relatively low cost) homeowners can both improve the quality of the air in their homes and make those furnaces run far more efficiently.

Don’t forget to drain the water pipes that run water outdoors. Whether it’s a spigot that comes out of the side of the house or an underground sprinkler system, flushing them out at this time of year is vital. Otherwise, they can burst, leading to lots of water damage and costly repairs.

Where Inside Meets Outside
Homeowners may not be aware, but a primary cause of high heating bills is cracked seals around doors and windows. These can be small, but across an entire house can add up to be equal to the size of leaving a window open. Going through the home and inspecting the frames around windows and doors for cracks or fissures, then closing them up with weather stripping or a sealant, will make a home heating more efficient.

Make sure the roof is in good shape before the first snowfall or cold rain. If there are damaged shingles, replace them, and if gutters are clogged with fallen leaves or other debris, clean them out. In a lot of cases, a small issue on the roof can lead to big problems if left unaddressed.

Owners of older homes should evaluate their insulation situation. If it hasn’t been changed out in a decade or more, now might be the right time to do it. Often, homeowners might not even notice the difference over the years, but putting in new insulation could really help them save on their heating (and cooling) costs for years to come.

Out in the Yard
This time of year is the right one to go around your yard and see if there are any hazards, such as rotting trees or big, overhanging branches. Weighted down with snow, they could fall and do damage to your house or other parts of the property. Taking some time now (before the first big snowfall of the year) to trim them back or have them removed altogether can help avoid what would otherwise be some rather costly damage.

It’s also important to have plenty of products on hand to keep walkways clear – with de-icers and shovels and perhaps even a snowblower – so guests and family members can keep their footing even when conditions aren’t ideal.

When Selling a Home
Many homeowners who plan to sell within the next few months may not think of all these aspects of winterizing as being particularly vital, but if something were to go wrong with their plumbing, roof, siding or any other part of the home, that could really hurt their sales prospects.

Following all the above steps is a great idea, and it’s also important to add protection with a home warranty on top of any and all winterizing efforts. A home warranty can protect both buyers and sellers – even before the real sales process formally begins –because it will add financial protections in case a major home system or appliances suffer a mechanical failure. That, in turn, can provide all parties involved in the sale with peace of mind, even long after it has been finalized.

Need help with winterizing your home? Contact Sibcy Cline Home Services who can recommend vetted service vendors to you!

Brought to you by HMS Home Warranty. HMS is an industry leader with over 30 years of creating success for clients and providing peace of mind for customers. To learn more click www.hmsnational.com.

Is Fall the Season Good for Home Buyers? Yes, It Is!

11/04/2019 10:00:49

House AutumnSome buyers may be a bit frustrated they didn’t find the perfect home this summer thanks to the intense competition for homes, but they shouldn’t be discouraged. As some shoppers leave the real estate market, the odds that those who remain will find a home increases. Working with a real estate professional will help you find the home of your dreams with greater ease.

More Time
The fall season has an additional benefit since usually real estate agents will have less on their plates and have more time to work with their buyers. Home shoppers can ask more questions, get more insight and generally get a better feel for the real estate sales process from their agents. Keeping open lines with these industry pros can give hesitant buyers the peace of mind and encouragement they need to pursue  that home sale.

How To Get That Home?
Just like the summer market, it’s vital buyers make sure they’re ready to make an offer as soon as they find a home they like. While the market is generally less busy during the fall season, today’s conditions mean shoppers can still expect busy open houses and multiple bids. Having the ability to spring into action as soon as possible remains vital to finding a home before winter arrives.

Looks for homes for sale here.

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Sibcy Cline Open House Weekend – November 2 and 3, 2019

11/01/2019 09:00:41

Sibcy Cline Open HouseSibcy Cline agents are hosting a Sibcy Cline Open House Weekend on November 2 and 3, 2019. There will be lots of great homes to see throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana.

Look at homes for sale.

Mortgage interest rates remain low. Home values are rising. Now may be the right time for you to sell your old home and find a new one to meet your needs. Talk to your Sibcy Cline agent!

November 2019 Events, Festivals and Fun Things to Do in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana

10/30/2019 09:00:49

 

November festivals and events

What event or festival are you going to attend this November? There are many fun things to do this month – from live theater to fall and food festivals. And, towards the end of the month, Christmas and other winter-type events will begin. Take a look at our long list and things to do throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana!

Events happening into November:

The Sleepy Hollow Experience at Haunted Mountain
Through November 2, 2019 (Thursdays – Sundays)
Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre at 5968 Marietta Road, Chillicothe, Ohio
A theatrical nightmare!

Disaster! A 70s Disaster Movie Musical
Through November 3, 2019
La Comedia Dinner Theatre at 765 W Central Ave, Springboro, Ohio
Earthquakes, infernos and more!

Nevermore
Through November 3, 2019
Beavercreek Community Theatre at 3868 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek, Ohio
Mysterious musical journey about Edgar Allan Poe

The Wizard of Oz
Through November 3, 2019
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Follow the yellow brick road with this ballet

World War I at Home and Abroad
Through November 11, 2019
Harmon Museum at 105 S. Broadway, Lebanon, Ohio
Learn about the soldiers’ stories and the war effort at home in the USA

The Lifespan of a Fact
Through November 16, 2019
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
A Broadway play with comedy!

Alice Pixley Young – Contemporary Art
Through December 1, 2019
Taft Museum of Art at 316 Pike Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
View 19th- century landscapes with a contemporary materials

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission
Through February 7, 2020
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal at 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
See artifacts from visits to the Moon!

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Events starting in November:

Disney On Ice Presents Dream Big
November 1–3, 2019
Wright State University Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
See your favorite Disney characters

First Friday – Second Look Saturday at Pendleton Art Center
November 1–2, 2019
Pendleton Art Center at 1105 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio
Meet artists and enjoy food, music and more!

Hearth Warming Holidays
November 1–3, 2019
Downtown Waynesville, Ohio
Shop and collect recipes to make a cookbook.

The Nature of Forgetting
November 1, 2019
Clark State Performing Arts Center at 300 S Fountain Ave, Springfield, Ohio
A play about struggling with dementia

Night at the Air Force Museum
November 1, 2019
National US Air Force Museum at 1100 Spaatz St, Dayton, Ohio
Interactive programs and characters from all eras

Something Wonderful: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein
November 1–2, 2019
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra SuperPops Series

To Kill a Mockingbird
November 1–17, 2019
Dayton Playhouse at 1301 E. Siebenthaler Ave., Dayton, Ohio
Harper Lee’s classic book on Broadway

Harvest Fest
November 2, 2019
10235 Mill Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, petting zoo and Kolping Schnitzel Haus dinners

2nd Street Market
November 2, 7–9, 14–16, 21–23, 29–30, 2019 
600 E. 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402
Local growers, bakers and artisans at this European-style market

Lawrenceburg’s Whiskey City Festival
November 2, 2019
Lawrenceburg Event Center at 91 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Whiskey tastings, music and food

NMRA Annual Dayton Train Show
November 2–3, 2109
Montgomery County Fairgrounds at 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton, Ohio
The National Model Railroad Association presents its 4th annual train show

Proof
November 2–17, 2019
The Carnegie at 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, Kentucky
Pulitzer-winning play about a women coping with death of a loved one

Tapestry – The Carole King Experience
November 2, 2019
Clark State Performing Arts Center at 300 S Fountain Ave, Springfield, Ohio
Enjoy hearing the story and and songs of Carole King

The Secret Society of Spirits
November 3, 2019
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Tasty eats and special drinks

Mean Girls
November 5–17, 2019
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Hit musical from Broadway

Christmas in the Village
November 6 – December 8, 2019
Waynesville, Ohio
Santa arrives daily. Horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers, shopping and more!

Elf The Musical
November 7– December 31, 2019
La Comedia Dinner Theatre at 765 W Central Ave, Springboro, Ohio
Buddy will make you laugh!

The Spitfire Grill
November 7–23, 2019
The Footlighters at 802 York Street, Newport, Kentucky
Musical based on the 1996 movie

Antique Christmas
November 8 –  January 4, 2020 (various dates)
Taft Museum of Art at 316 Pike Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
View vintage Christmas treasures

Cabaret
November 8–16, 2019
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Life is a cabaret!

Christmas Night of Lights
November 8, 2019 – January 5, 2020 
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio
Two-mile car ride through Cincinnati displays and light shows

Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market
November 8–10, 2019
Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
350 boutiques will be tempting your pocketbook!

Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains
November 8 – January 5, 2020
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal at 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
9,000sf of trains with displays of Cincinnati from the 1900s – 1930s

Light Up the Fair
November 8 – January 4, 2020
Boone County Fairgrounds at 5819 Idlewild Road in Burlington, Kentucky
Mile-long drive of twinkling lights that sync up to music

Petrouchka + Tachaikovsky
November 8–9, 2019
Music Hall at 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Holiday Arts and Crafts Show
November 9, 2019
Charles I. Lathrem senior Center at 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, Ohio
80+ vendors!

Kettering Children’s Theatre – Charlotte’s Web
November 8–17, 2019
Rosewood Arts Theatre at 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, Ohio
The classic story!

Light Up the Fair
November 8 – January 4, 2020 (various evenings)
Boone County Fair Grounds at 5819 Idlewild Road, Burlington, Kentucky
Drive-thru light show with music!

2 Pianos, 4 Hands
November 9, 2019 – January 5, 2020 (various dates)
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
Piano playing and comedy

Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival
November 8–9, 2019
Roberts Centre in Wilmington, Ohio
Enjoy acoustic and bluegrass music

Holiday Arts & Crafts Show
November 9, 2019
Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center at 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, Ohio
Enjoy shopping!

St. Martin of Tours Martinfest
November 9, 2019
3720 St. Martin’s Place, Cheviot (Cincinnati), Ohio
Catered dinner, major award raffle and more

Veteran’s Day Celebration
November 9, 2019
Tower Park in Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Program starts at noon

A Zinzinnati Holiday at Krohn Conservatory
November 9, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Krohn Conservatory at 1501 Eden Park Drive in Cincinnati, Ohio
Replicas of famous Cincinnati landmarks, trains, evergreens, poinsettias and more!

Veteran’s Day Memorial
November 10, 2019
Municipal Park, Cold Spring, Kentucky
Light refreshments will be served

Aretha: A Tribute Jubilee!
November 11, 2019
Clark State Performing Arts Center at 300 S Fountain Ave, Springfield, Ohio
Listed the many songs made famous by Aretha

Beavercreek Veterans Day Ceremony
November 11, 2019
Veterans Memorial Park at 1911 N. Fairfield Rd., Beavercreek, Ohio
The program starts at 2pm.

Centerville Veterans Day Ceremony
November 11, 2019
Stubbs Park at 255 W. Spring Valley Road, Centerville, Ohio
Ceremony from 11am–12pm.

Springfield Antique Show
November 11–17, 2019
Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio
Find something special for your home!

Veterans Day Program
November 11, 2019
Florence Government Center
Paying tribute to those who have served

Tour of the Universe
November 12, 2019
Cincinnati Observatory at 3489 Observatory Place, Cincinnati, Ohio
View the moon and planets

The Merry Wives of Windsor
November 13  – December 1, 2019
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company at 1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the play with a man who tries to raise cash

Freaky Friday
November 14–24, 2019
Northern Kentucky University’s Corbett Theatre at 1 Louie B. Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky
Musical about the Disney movie

Mystery Science Theatre 3000 LIVE
November 14, 2019
Clark State Performing Arts Center at 300 S Fountain Ave, Springfield, Ohio
What are the cheesiest movies ever? Enjoy this comedy!

La Boheme
November 15 and 17, 2019
The Schuster Center
1 W. 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio
See the Dayton opera!

Silent Sky
November 15–17, 2019
Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield, Ohio
Story about a pioneering scientist, Henrietta Leavitt.

Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction
November 16 – January 1, 2020
Entertainment Junction at 7379 Squire Court, West Chester, Ohio
A holiday tradition with the magic of trains!

Fine Art, Antiques & Craft Show
November 16, 2019
3705 Far Hills Avenue, Kettering, Ohio
Vendors, bake sales and more

Holiday in Lights
November 16 – December 31, 2019 
Sharon Woods at 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, Ohio
Outdoor light display with music!

Holiday Traditions at Behringer-Crawford Museum
November 16 – January 4, 2020
1500 Montague Road, Covington, Kentucky
Holiday toy trains to watch!

North Pole Express
November 16 – December 29, 2019 (various days)
Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad at 127 S. Mechanic Street, Lebanon, Ohio
Santa will visit the kids on the train ride.

PNC Festival of Lights
November 16, 2019 – January 4, 2020
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden at 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Come and see the magical lights!

Santa’s Wonderland at Cabela’s
November 16 – December 23, 2019
Cabela’s at 7250 Cabela Drive, West Chester, Ohio
Free photos with Santa, holiday characters, crafts and more!

Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction
November 16 – January 1, 2019
7379 Squire Court in West Chester, Ohio
Enjoy holiday trains! Entrance fee.

Holiday in Lights at Sharon Woods
November 16 – December 31, 2019
Route 42 Sharon Woods in Sharonville, Ohio (Cincinnati)
Outdoor Christmas lights display to enjoy while driving through Sharon Woods

Nutter Center Sports Card Show
November 16, 2019
Wright State University Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Buy, sell and trade!

PNC Festival of Lights
November 16, 2019 – January 1, 2020
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden at 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy a winter wonderland of 3 million LED lights

Wizardfest
November 16, 2019
Ludlow Garage at 342 Ludlow Avenue in,Clifton, Cincinnati, Ohio
Tournaments, music and games!

Fairborn’s Veterans Day Ceremony
November 17, 2019
Downtown at Central Avenue and Main Street, Fairborn, Ohio
11am ceremony

St. Boniface Thanksgiving Festival
November 17, 2019
4305 Pitts Street, (Northside) Cincinnati, Ohio
Turkey or roast beef and all of the sides

6th Annual Sunman Celebrates the Season
November 17, 2019
604 N. Meridian Street in downtown Sunman, Indiana
Parade, food and fun! Santa will be there, too!

Totally 80s
November 17, 2019
Music Hall at 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Listen to the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra plays your favorite songs

A Magical Cirque Christmas
November 19, 2019
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut, Cincinnati, Ohio
Dazzling performers and your favorite holiday music

The SpongeBob Musical
November 20–24, 2019
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio
All of your favorite characters on stage!

A Victorian Christmas Exhibit at Hillforest
November 20 – December 29, 2019 (Tuesdays – Sundays. Closed on Thanksgiving)
213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Indiana
Go back in time to experience a Victorian Christmas

A Carillon Christmas
November 21 – December 30, 2019
Carillon Park at 1000 Carillon Boulevard, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy the Carillon Tree of Light, candy cane slopes, train rides and more!

Theresa Caputo
November 21, 2019
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut, Cincinnati, Ohio
Long Island Medium!

Christmas in Historic Springboro Festival
November 22–24, 2019
Springboro, Ohio
The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is winging loud for all to hear!
Shops, see Santa and more!

Christkindlmarkt
November 22–24, 2019
Germania Society of Cincinnati at 3529 W. Kemper Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
Heated tents with German music, children’s lantern parade, petting zoo, German food and drinks as well as German ornaments available for purchase.

The Christmas Ranch
November 22 – December 23, 2019
Morrow, Ohio
One million holiday lights that are synced to music.

Borealis (formerly Holiday Lights on the Hill)
November 22, 2019 – January 5, 2020
1763 Ohio 128 (Hamilton-Cleves Road) at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park in Hamilton, Ohio
Two-mile round trip drive-through light display

Marjorie Prime
November 22 – December 7, 2019
Falcon Theatre at 636 Monmouth Street, Newport, Kentucky
The mysteries of human identity and the limits of technology

Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Interesting Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic
November 22 – December 21, 2019
Know Theatre of Cincinnati at 1120 Jackson Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Three friends study magic at school

Sugarplum Festival Of Trees
November 22–24, 2019
Dayton Masonic Center at 525 W. Riverview Ave., Dayton, Ohio
View the trees! Boutique and raffles.

Winterfest
November 22 – December 31, 2019 (select evenings)
Kings Island at 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason, Ohio
Ice skating, magical Christmas tree, rides, lights and more

Woodland Lights 2019
November 22 – December 12, 2019 (various nights)
Countryside Park at 895 Miamisburg Centerville Rd., Washington Township, Ohio
Walk the half-mile path of holiday lights and displays

Christmas at Fulton Farms
November 23 – December 22, 2019
2393 State Route 202, Troy, Ohio
Christmas tree patch – pick your perfect tree! Horse-drawn carriage rides on certain dates. Live Nativity December 18–22, 2019

Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains
November 23 – January 5, 2020
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
A holiday tradition for 70+ years with trains and scenery

Ringing in the Holidays
November 23, 2019
Carillon Park at 1000 Carillon Boulevard, Dayton, Ohio
A holiday gala!

Sugarplum Festival of Trees
November 23–24 , 2019
Dayton Mason Center at 525 W Riverview Ave, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy viewing and bidding on fabulously decorated trees

Victory of Light Psychic Festival
November 23–24, 2019
Sharonville Convention Center at 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville (Cincinnati), Ohio
Readings, vendors and seminars – it’s all psychic!

Hollywood Series at the Air Force Museum Theatre
November 24, 2019 (+December 22)
Air Force Museum Theatre at 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton, Ohio
Your favorite films on the region’s largest screen!

St. Anthony of Padua Maronite Church Taste of Lebanon
November 24, 2019
2530 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Lebanese dance, food and music

A Taste of Lebanon Mediterranean Food Festival
November 24, 2019
St. Anthony of Padua at 2530 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy Mediterranean food and culture

The Illusionists – Magic of the Holidays
November 26, 2019
Clark State Performing Arts Center at 300 S Fountain Ave, Springfield, Ohio
Incredible illusionists will dazzle you

A Christmas Carol
November 27, 2019 – December 29, 2019
926 Mount Adams Circle at Playhouse in the Park in Cincinnati, Ohio
Bah! Humbug!

We Will Rock You –The Musical
November 27, 2019
Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Music of Queen!

A Carillon Christmas
November 28 – December 30, 2019
1000 Carillon Boulevard in Dayton, Ohio
Thousands of lights, live music and more!

Light Up Middletown
November 28 – December 31, 2019
500 Tytus Avenue at Smith Park in Middletown, Ohio
Drive-through light display!

Thanksgiving Day 10k Run and Walk
November 28, 2019
Paul Brown Stadium in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
The 109th year for this annual event. Run/walk and then go home to gobble down!

Christmas Town
November 29 – December 30, 2019
Creation Museum at 2800 Bullittsburg Church Road, Petersburg, Kentucky
Live nativity and light display

ChristmasTime at the Ark
November 29 – December 30, 2019

Art Encounter at Ark Encounter Drive, Williamstown, Kentucky
Projection show and other activities

Clifton Mill Christmas Lights
November 29 – December 31, 2019
Clifton Mill at 75 Water Street in Clifton, Ohio
3.5 million Christmas lights throughout the mill, riverbanks and bridges

Dayton Holiday Festival
November 29, 2019
Downtown Dayton, Ohio
Children’s parade, tree lighting on Courthouse Square and more.

Festival of Trees & Host of Angels
November 29 – December 31, 2019
Lanthier Winery ay 123 Mill Street, Madison, Indiana
Midwest’s largest collection f holiday angels

Grand Illumination
November 29, 2019
100 South Market Street, Downtown Troy, Ohio
Light the night in downtown Troy with carriage rides, Kris Kringle Market and the tree lighting

Greater Cincinnati Winterfair
November 29 –December 1, 2019
Northern Kentucky Convention Center at 1 W. RiverCenter Blvd., Covington, Kentucky
Enjoy holiday shopping for ceramics, glass, jewelry, sculpture, painting and photography pieces

Hometown Holidays
November 29–December 1, 2019
Historic, downtown Milford, Ohio
Enjoy the holidays with carolers, holiday music, fire truck rides and more

Icebergs
November 29 –  December 15, 2019 (various dates)
Dayton Theatre Guild at 430 Wayne Ave., Dayton, Ohio
Play about L.A. and waiting for a big break

Light Up Middletown
November 29 – December 31, 2019
Smith Park at 500 Tytus Avenue, Middletown, Ohio
Drive-through light display

Macy’s Light Up the Square
November 29, 2019 
Fountain Square at Fifth and Vine Streets, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, food trucks and lighting of the tree!

Merchant Holiday Open House
November 29, 2019
Downtown Lebanon, Ohio
Shops will be open late for the holiday illumination!

Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes
November 29, 2019 (+December 6)
Historic downtown Madison, Indiana
Tour public sites and private historic homes

Riverscape Ice Skating
November 29–March 1, 2020
Riverscape MetroPark at 111 E. Monument Ave., Dayton, Ohio
The region’s largest outdoor ice rink!

Sister’s Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of The Magi’s Gold
November 29, 2019
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut, Cincinnati, Ohio
CSI in Bethlehem mystery

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Christmas Eve & Other Stories
November 29, 2019
US Bank Arena at 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Progressive rock holiday show

Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa
November 29 – December 31, 2019  need to confirm
1 Aquarium Way at Newport Aquarium in Newport, Kentucky
Visit underwater Santa!

Whispering Christmas
November 29 – December 31, 2019 
Fort St. Clair Park at 135 Camden Road, Eaton, Ohio
Drive-thru lights display with 2 million lights

Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa
November 29 – December 22, 2019
Newport Aquarium at 1 Aquarium Way, Newport, Kentucky
Santa will diving in to greet you!

Winter Market
November 29 – December 22, 2019 (various dates)
Fountain Square at Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, Ohio
Regional artisans will be selling their wares

Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith Christmas Tour
November 30, 2019
US Bank Arena at 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Holiday music with a full symphony orchestra

8th Annual Dickens’ Pub Crawl
November 30, 2019
Starts at the Golden Lamb in downtown Lebanon, Ohio
Registration required for this event

Bah Humbug A One-Man Christmas Carol
November 30 – December 1, 2019
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati at 4015 Red Bank Road (Madisonville), Cincinnati, Ohio
All the characters are performed by one person!

Christmas Tree Lighting
November 30, 2019
Chamberlin Park in Deer Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there!

Crafty Supermarket
November 30 – December 1, 2019
Music Hall at 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Holiday shopping!

Deer Park Christmas Tree Lighting
November 30, 2019
Chamberlin Park in Deer Park (Cincinnati), Ohio
Santa will be there!

Disney Junior Holiday Party
November 30, 2019
Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Sing and dance along to your favorite Disney songs plus holiday tunes, too

Englewood Holiday Celebration
November 30, 2019
333 W. National Road, Englewood, Ohio
Enjoy a holiday open house with live music, a visit from Santa and cookies

Holiday Lights at Deerfield Towne Center
November 30, 2019
Deerfield Towne Center at 5503 Deerfield Boulevard, Mason, Ohio
Kids’ activities and light of the tree

Hometown HolidDazzle Illuminated Parade and Festival
November 30, 2019
Wilmington, Ohio
All kind of wonderful holiday wonderfulness and a parade!

Macy’s Downtown Dazzle
November 30, 2019 (+December 7, 14 and 21, 2019) 
Downtown Cincinnati
See Santa rappel down Huntington Bank Center, fire works and free rides on the Cincinnati Bell Connector.

Narnia
November 30–December 1, 2019
Victoria Theatre at 138 N. Main Street, Dayton, Ohio
Musical dramatization of the classic book

Santa’s Workshop
November 30, 2019 (+ December 7, 14 and 21, 2019)
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Visit Sant and make gifts and ornaments

Shandon Christmas in the Country
November 30 – December 1, 2019 
St. Aloysius, Shandon, Ohio
Welsh cakes, crafts, antiques, Santa, carriage rides and more!

Small Business Holiday Shopping + Christmas Tree Lighting
November 30, 2019
Augusta, Kentucky
Special deals for early holiday shoppers as well as carolers and the Christmas tree lighting

Trans-Siberian Orchestra at The Nutter Center
November 30, 2019
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Holiday music rock style

Waynesville Small Business Saturday
November 30, 2019
Downtown Waynesville, Ohio
Shop until you drop!

Westside Holiday Market
November 30, 2019 
WestSide Market at 3719 Harrison Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Caroling, Santa and bonfires! Local food trucks.

Winter Daydreams: Tchaikovsky and Schumann
November 30 – December 1, 2019
Music Hall at 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will be performing

Winter Wonderland
November 30, 2019 (+December 1)
Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Breakfast with Santa at the community center on Saturday; Wonderland parade with Santa and Mrs. Claus; light the Christmas tree on Sunday

Riverscape Ice Skating
November 29, 2019 – March 1, 2020
Downtown Dayton, Ohio
Outdoor ice rank at Riverscape MetroPark

 

 

 

September Home Sales Report: Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, Southeastern Indiana and Dayton

10/28/2019 09:00:27

HomeSales_September2019.pngTake a look at our regional home sales report for September. Average home price increased for all areas. Mortgage interest rates remain low. With home values still on the rise and a low inventory of homes for sale, it is a great time to sell your home. (Photo image: Sibcy Cline Photography Department: Little Miami River in Milford, Ohio.)

Here is a report by region of homes sales throughout September 2019:

Cincinnati / Southeastern Indiana

The average price of homes continues to increase.

September 2019 vs September 2018

  • -.19% Decrease in homes sold (2,119 homes vs 2,123 homes)
  • 8.62% Increase in average sale price ($225,996 vs $208,060)
  • 6.92% Increase in median sale price ($183,900 vs $172,000)
  • 8.42% Increase in gross sales volume ($4,456,153,828 vs $4,281,338,068)

January–September 2019 vs January–September 2018

  • -1.17% Decrease in homes sold (19,684 homes vs 19,918 homes)
  • 5.32% Increase in average sale price ($226,385 vs $214,948)
  • 5.77% Increase in median sale price ($185,000 vs $174,900)
  • 4.08% Increase in gross sales volume ($4,456,153,828 vs $4,281,338,068)

Statistics courtesy of Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors September 2019 Home Sales Report

Dayton

In September, the Dayton area saw gains in thenumber of homes sold along with average and median sale prices.

September 2019 vs September 2018

  • 7.55% Increase in homes sold (1,787 homes vs 1,665 homes)
  • 8.11% Increase in average sale price ($181,317 vs $167,717)
  • 11.72% Increase in median sale price ($162,000 vs $145,000)
  • 16.27% Increase in sales volume ($258,376,767 vs $222,225,022)

January–September 2019 vs January–September 2018

  • .53% Increase in homes sold (16,344 homes vs 16,728 homes)
  • 6.50% Increase in average sale price ($176,939 vs $166,133)
  • 7.42% Increase in median sale price ($153,500 vs $142,900)
  • 7.07% Increase in sales volume ($2,222,527,849 vs $2,075,833,595)

Statistics courtesy of Dayton Realtors September 2019 Home Sales Report

Northern Kentucky

Average home price increased by almost six percent in September.

September 2019 vs September 2018

  • -6.65% Decrease in homes sold (590 homes vs 632 homes)
  • 5.64% Increase in average sale price ($297,104 vs $196,042)
  • 6.97% Increase in median sale price ($179,450 vs $167,750)
  • -1.38% Decrease in sales volume ($122,191,756 vs $123,898,655)

January–September 2019 vs January–September 2018

  • -3.37% Decrease in homes sold (5,453 homes vs 5,643 homes)
  • 6.08% Increase in average sale price ($205,899 vs $194,089)
  • 5.67% Increase in median sale price ($177,000 vs $167,500)
  • 2.51% Increase in sales volume ($1,122,771,317 vs $1,095,247,482)

Statistics courtesy of Northern Kentucky Association of Realtors September 2019 Home Sales Report

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