We’ve been the hometown real estate team for years. We go to Buckeye Games, hang out in the Short North, do business downtown and all over Central Ohio. We make our homes here, too. No one knows the Columbus market better.
Our clients know it takes a special residential real estate firm to handle the fast paced, multi-community market found in Central Ohio. We’d like you to consider our firm; we have the expertise you’re seeking, with the local knowledge that is mandatory if you’re trying to list or buy a home.
History: Columbus was incorporated in 1816 and is the capital of the state. The city became an important industrial hub and the center of commerce and state politics. Today, Columbus, Ohio made the Forbes top city list as the #11 best place for businesses and careers, #35 in job growth and #49 in education. However, if we’re talking “Top 10” then consider that the Columbus Metropolitan Library is number one in the country and USA Travel Guide ranks the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium number one in the nation. Columbus is home to the world’s largest private research foundation, the Battelle Memorial Institute and the nation’s third largest campus, The Ohio State University. Annual festivities in Columbus include the Ohio State Fair, one of the largest state fairs in the country.
Population: With a population a little under 2 million, Columbus is really more of a large town. Compared to the rest of the country, the cost of living is much lower in Columbus. Columbus is a fun, generous sort of city that still retains a college town atmosphere. The median home value is higher than most U.S. cities and unemployment is very low.
Schools: Columbus City Schools.
Taxes: Varies by suburb, but Columbus is historically low when compared to other large metropolitan cities.
Great Things To Do Around Columbus: Ryan’s family loves the Ohio Historical Society’s Ohio Village, where historians and volunteers recreate a 19th-century Ohio village. The Center for Science and Industry, or COSI, is major hands-on science fun for everyone. Columbus, Ohio is a sports town, and whether it’s Columbus Crew soccer, the Columbus Blue Jackets NHL team, The Ohio State University Buckeye football, or the Columbus Clippers minor league baseball.