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Cincinnati Home Sales Climbed almost Five Percent in September

10/21/2016 09:17:23

Cincinnati skyline. Image of Cincinnati skyline and historic John A. Roebling suspension bridge cross Ohio River.Home sales continued to be strong in Cincinnati, Ohio in September with a 4.98% increase (as compared to September 2015.) Per the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors®, September closed sales were the highest since 2005. Year-to-date, home sales have risen 6.39%.
September 2016 vs September 2015

  • 4.98% Increase in home sales (2,362 homes vs 2,250 homes)
  • 13.81% Increase in gross sales volume
  • 8.41% Increase in average sale price ($191,078 vs $176,257)
  • 9.93% Increase in median sale price ($155,000 vs $141,000)

January – September 2016 vs January – September 2015

  • 6.39% Increase in home sales (20,074 homes vs 18,868 homes)
  • 11.10% Increase in gross sales volume
  • 4.42% Increase in average sale price ($190,375 vs $182,311)
  • 5.49% Increase in median sale price ($151,900 vs $144,000)

There continues to be a low inventory of homes for sale. With low mortgage interest rates and high interest in home purchases, the sales market for homes is brisk. Many homes priced right and in move-in- ready condition are selling quickly.
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Statistics courtesy of: Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors, Home Sales Report, September 2016


Deborah Robb Tausch is a Recipient of the Women of Excellence Award 2016 from the West Chester-Liberty Chamber Alliance

10/20/2016 12:18:56

Deborah Robb Tausch, a West Chester Sibcy Cline agent, has been recognized with a “Women of Excellence” award for 2016 from the West Chester-Liberty Chamber Alliance.

This honor is bestowed upon women – who through their careers and volunteer work – have contributed outstanding service to the community in business, education, culture philanthropy or outstanding service to the community. Honorees are nominated by peers and located community members. Deborah is among seven other local honorees this year to received this award.

Says Rob Streicher, Vice President/Sales Manager of Sibcy Cline West Chester, “We are very proud of Debbie as she is very deserving of this award. She is such a great ambassador for our community, and really enjoys welcoming people and businesses to our area.

About Deborah Robb Tausch
Deborah’s community involvement is extensive. She is an ambassador for the West Chester -Liberty Chamber Alliance and always makes time to appear at business grand openings to welcome them. She has also served on the government affairs committee for this organization.

She has been active with the Welcomer’s Club of Northern Cincinnati. Deborah has volunteered with Kindervelt and served as an Adopt-a-Family chairperson for three years. Deborah is a former Rotary member and served on this organization’s board. She is a former member of the West Chester Coalition on Aging and has volunteered with the Merchants of Union Centre Association.

Deborah has also given her time to Fort Hamilton Hughes Hospital. She initiated a blood assurance program which encouraged former patients to donate their blood. She organized a breast cancer fundraiser with the hospital and volunteered in the mail room.

Deborah has been in a real estate sales professional since 1983 and has earned many sales honors throughout her career including membership into Sibcy Cline’s Top Club.



Stephanie Sudbrack-Busam Elected as a Director for the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors®

10/14/2016 10:05:07

Stephanie Sudbrack-Busam, Vice President/Sales Manager of the Sibcy Cline Kenwood office has been elected as a Director for the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors®. Her term begins in January 2017.

Says Stephanie, “I am honored to serve our local real estate board. It’s an exciting time to be in our profession. Our business is ever evolving. There are so many technological changes and enhancements. I am looking forward to working on projects that work towards propelling our profession into the future!”

Says Rob Sibcy, president of Sibcy Cline Realtors, “We are thrilled Stephanie will be serving as a director. She has years of leadership experience and we know she will do an outstanding job!”

Real estate is in Stephanie’s blood as she is  a third-generation real estate professional. She has been licensed since 1978 and actively involved in real estates and management since 1985.

Stephanie has been very involved with the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors throughout the years:

  • Past Member of the Board of Director (2011-2013)
  • Leadership Academy, 2016
  • Member, Budget and Finance committee, 2016
  • Member of the Professional Standards committee (2016; 2006-2110)
  • Past Chairperson and member of MLS Operations
  • Past Chairperson for RPAC
  • Past Chairperson for Circle of Excellence committee
  • Past member of the Realtor/Builder committee

Stephanie also gives her time to the community. She is a board member of the Cincinnati Horticultural Society and is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Cincinnati and Kindervelt #50. She has served on the Ursuline Academy Mothers’ Club board (2002-2008)  and was honored as an Ursuline Woman of the Year. Stephanie is a former member of the Indian Hill Club (2006-2008).

Stephanie and her husband, John, reside in Indian Hill. They have two grown daughters.




Additional Summaries

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Laura Sanders of Sibcy Cline Florence – Sibcy Cline Sales Units Leader for the Seventeenth Year in a Row

09/28/2016 10:12:28
Laura Sanders, Executive Sales Vice President for the Florence Sibcy Cline office, was named Sibcy Cline’s Unit Sales Leader for 2016. This is the 17th consecutive year Laura has achieved this honor with the company. Continue reading