Great Things To Do In Cincinnati During The Fall
The weather may have finally cooled off a bit but that does not mean there is nothing to do. In fact quite the opposite there are plenty of things to do for those who live in and around the Greater Cincinnati area. Fall time activities abound in Cincinnati as this article explores.
Fall Fruit Picking
Want to pick your own fresh fruit from the tree? Be sure to check out these farms to get apples or pumpkins. Earlier in the season is better in order to get a good selection.
Located in Midland, Ohio this orchard is about a 40-50 minute drive from Cincinnati. A&M Orchard have a wide variety of apples to pick from as well as a pumpkin patch for picking out fresh pumpkins. They also sell apple jams, cider and more in their store.
Tuken’s Orchard & Farm Market
Located in West Alexandria which is about one hour north of Cincinnati and directly east of Dayton Tuken’s Orchard & Farm Market offer a variety of apples to pick and fresh vegetables grown locally on the farm. Tuken’s also features a critter corral where visitors can see and interact with farm animals.
Located in Hebron, Kentucky McGlasson Farms is less than 30 minutes away from Cincinnati depending on your location. They feature live music performances by local bands, apple and...
Important Commercial Real Estate Terms To Know
Want to invest in commercial real estate? Knowing the commonly used terms can be important when it comes to talking with sellers, buyers and lenders about a property. Understanding the commercial real estate terminology also can help the commercial real estate investor make sure they are buying a profitable investment. Commercial real estate investing is quite a bit different compared to residential investing and understanding the different terms used is important.
Capitalization Rate (Cap Rate) – Cap rate refers to the rate of return one can expect for a commercial real estate investment property. The Cap Rate is expressed as a percentage and is based on Net Operating Income (NOI, see below) divided by the purchase price of the property. It can also be based on the current value of the property if the property is not currently for sale but is instead being refinanced and the mortgage lender is wanting to know the cap rate of the property as part of lending due diligence.
Cash Flow – Real estate cash flow is the amount of income an investor will get from a particular investment property (can be commercial or residential rental) minus all expenses. Expenses include taxes, maintenance, insurance, management fees. Basically, anything spent towards generating that income is an expense that should be deducted from the income to determine the actual cash flow. Ideal investment types should have positive cash flow. Investors who buy based on...
August 2022 Greater Cincinnati Luxury Real Estate Market Report
There has a been a noticeable dip in median pricing compared to July 2022. Interest rates on conventional mortgages have been ticking up and as a result the jumbo mortgage rates used to buy luxury homes have also ticked up. Average dates on markets have also increased. With the arrival of fall and winter home sales will be expected to slow down even further. Greater Cincinnati is still light on inventory compared to last year.
Housing Bubble August 2022 Update - Many home markets around the US are starting to see downward pressue on pricing.