Attorney General DeWine Praises Efforts of City of Mansfield, Richland County to Demolish Abandoned...

MANSFIELD, OH - February 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker and several other Richland County officials at the demolition of an abandoned house made possible by a grant from his Demolition Grant Program. The property at 102 Raymond Avenue in Mansfield is one of many properties in Ohio that have been demolished through efforts by local communities and the Attorney General's Demolition Grant Program.

Ashtabula County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- hrough the voluntary efforts of the Ashtabula County Port Authority, a brownfield along the Lake Erie shoreline has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP). The port authority is marketing the property for commercial or industrial redevelopment.

Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Kent Property

September 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for property located at 800 Mogadore Road in Kent. A USD application for the 17.7-acre property was submitted by HzW Environmental Consultants LLC on behalf of Thomas & Betts Corporation and the city of Kent. The Agency is seeking public comments before making a final decision

Attorney General DeWine Warns Ohioans of Traveling Scam Artists

COLUMBUS, OH - September 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today is warning Ohioans to watch for traveling scam artists offering roof repair, driveway paving and sealing, and tree trimming.

Attorney General DeWine Lauds Moving Ohio Forward Demolitions Around Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, OH - August 23, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today thanked local communities throughout the state that are beginning to take advantage of Moving Ohio Forward grants to demolish abandoned homes. DeWine gave his remarks at the demolition of one such property in Youngstown, where he was joined by Youngstown Mayor Charles Sammarone.

Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Diamond Shamrock Property

Columbus, OH - August 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Remediation plans for an old landfill located at the Diamond Shamrock Painesville Works site will be the focus of an Aug. 16, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting. The information session and public hearing will begin at 6 p.m. at the Lake County General Health District located at 33 Mill Street, Painesville.

Cuyahoga County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program

May 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Through the voluntary efforts of the Horsburgh & Scott Company, another Cleveland industrial site has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

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IDX, Inc. and agent Maria Center bring comprehensive online property search to Ohio

EUGENE, OR - May 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, IDX, Inc. announces the latest addition to the growing network of real estate agents and brokers to adopt IDX Broker software: Middletown, Ohio agent Maria Center and Aero City Realty. By enabling an IDX solution for her website, Center has made the online property search and the beginning phases of the buying experience so much simpler for area home seekers. The tools IDX Broker supplies to Center and her clients have transformed the entire real estate search process for agents, broker, and potential buyers alike.

Custom IDX solution brings thousands of Akron, Ohio properties to the fingertips of buyers...

EUGENE, OR - April 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Northeast Ohio Real Estate Exchange MLS (MEOHREX) property listings just got easier to find online, with the pairing up of IDX, Inc. and real estate agent Jack Harig. With the tools provided to him with his IDX solution, Harig can display thousands of detailed property listings instantly on his website, giving home seekers up-to-the-minute updates on MEOHREX listings. Potential buyers can even utilize the IDX Broker application for the iPhone and iPad, which they can access through the site Harig hosts. Searching for Ohio real estate will never be the same with the addition of IDX Broker software to Harig professional website.

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of a Single Tenant Net Leased CVS Property in...

Northbrook, IL - January 26, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased CVS property located at 1001 East Main Street in Trotwood, OH for $1,950,000.

Brown Announces that Ohio Will Receive More Than $165 Million in Home Heating Assistance...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that Ohio is set to receive more than $165 million in home heating assistance funds during Fiscal Year 2012—more than $8 million more than it would have received under a House plan that made allocation changes that would have resulted in Ohio and other colder-weather states, like Michigan and Wisconsin, receiving a smaller fraction of the funds than they typically receive.

Online Auction Brings Historic Chase Bank Building to Market

Newport Beach, CA - November 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Freedom Realty Exchange, a leading online real estate auction platform, features a professional office building in a highly desirable location at an unbelievably low starting bid A J.P. Morgan Chase office building, centrally located to downtown Lake County government offices, has just been launched on the Freedom Realty Exchange ( with a minimum bid of just $199,000.

Justice Department Files Lawsuit Alleging Racial and Familial Status Discrimination in Apartment Complexes in...

WASHINGTON, DC - November 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against the owners of Yorkshire Apartments, Thackeray Ledges and Wales Ridge Apartments in Massillon, Ohio, for discriminating on the basis of race and familial status when renting their apartments in violation of the Fair Housing Act.

In Dayton, Brown Joins Homeowner Advocate to Call for Crackdown on Foreclosure “Robo-Signing” Practice...

DAYTON, OH - August 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- In the wake of reports that banks and mortgage processors have continued forging signatures and submitting false affidavits, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) called for renewed federal efforts to crackdown on this risky, illegal practice that undermines Ohio’s housing market during a news conference today.

Kucinich Announces Two Victories to Help Low-Income Residents with Heating Bills

Washington, DC - April 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will provide Ohio with an additional $61.8 million to help low-income homeowners and renters meet home energy costs under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Kucinich to PUCO: All-Electric Homeowners Shouldn’t Have to Pay for FirstEnergy’s Greed

Washington, DC - April 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) wrote to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) Chairman, Todd Snitchler, calling upon him to reject two separate proposals by FirstEnergy and the PUCO staff that would discontinue the all-electric home rate created by FirstEnergy in the 1970’s. FirstEnergy created that rate to encourage builders to build homes, and consumers to purchase homes that used electric heating, rather than cheaper gas heating alternatives. When that rate no longer served FirstEnergy’s interest, it attempted to eliminate that rate without any concern for the impact it would have on those homeowners. “The elimination of the all-electric rate would cause the heating costs of all-electric homes to soar and their values to plummet,” wrote Kucinich in the letter.

Kucinich Defends Neighborhood Stabilization Program in Debate Today

Washington, DC - March 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today took to the House floor once again to stand up for programs designed to help homeowners struggling to keep their homes. Today he challenged H.R. 861 – The Neighborhood Stabilization Program Termination Act. The Neighborhood Stabilization Program was authorized in the 111th Congress to help neighborhoods deal with the blight and rising crime rates associated with foreclosed homes.

Ashtabula County Tire Recycler Guilty of Unlicensed Operation

ASHTABULA, OH - February 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sanford Schroll and his company, American Scrap Tire Recyclers Inc. (ASTRI), pled guilty on Feb. 4 in Ashtabula County Court of Common Pleas to one count of operating an unlicensed scrap tire collection facility.Schroll, 73, of Geneva, was sentenced to two years of community control and a $10,000 fine. Ashtabula County Common Pleas Judge Alfred Mackey told Schroll the fine will be suspended if he cleans up all of the scrap tires located at 2730 Walter Main Road, Geneva. If he fails to clean up the property, he could face two years of incarceration

State, Athens County Mobile Home Park Owner Settle Water Pollution Violations; Agreement Will Improve...

February 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that the State of Ohio has entered into a proposed consent order with Raymond Croxford, doing business as Knollwood Mobile Home Park (U.S. Route 50 West, Athens County). The order resolves allegations of violations related to unauthorized wastewater discharges from the park’s wastewater treatment plant into Margaret Creek


Central Ohio Housing Report – December 2018

While the 2017 housing market was marked by renewed optimism fueled by stock market strength, higher wages and a competitive environment for home sales, 2018 maintained the competitive housing market amid less than stellar stock market performance and rising interest rates while housing affordability dipped to a ten-year low.