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March 6, 2014

REAL ESTATE GUIDE

Upper Arlington

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featured home his beautiful Upper Arlington home is located on a private cul-de-sac, but is conveniently located close to schools, parks, shopping and entertainment. At just under 5,000 square feet, this home features six bedrooms, 41/2 baths along with two offices and a possible nanny suite in the finished lower level. If you appreciate high end finishes and a move in ready home, then this is the one for you! Priced in the $800's. For more information about this beautiful home, contact Sandra Merkle at Prudential Calhoon Company at (614) 581-4244

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about the agent andra Merkle has been selling real estate for over four years with Prudential Calhoon Company Realtors and has been a resident of Upper Arlington for most of her life. She received the Columbus Realtors Million Dollar Award this past December and considers her strongest assets to be her communication skills and work ethic. For more information about Sandra visit her website at http://www.prucalhoonrealtors.com/

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Love at first sight, home edition: Grab buyers right away People wait their entire lives to experience love at first sight when they’ve met “the one.” When it comes to making a commitment, the natural human response tends to lean on emotions to guide decisions, and this is also thought to be true when choosing the right home to purchase. Your home is an extension of who you are and where you are in life, so naturally home buying becomes an emotional

Real Estate Matters Jerry White experience. A good Realtor should be sensitive to this, but should also counsel their client to make a smart investment. A study conducted by BMO titled The Psychology of House

Hunting found that 80 percent of prospective homebuyers know if a house is the right one for them the moment they step inside. With this in mind, sellers should make the entry point to their home set

the tone for the rest of the showing. Here are a few tips to sprucing up a foyer for the best possible first impression. ■ Create a focal point: Focus on one main display that will immediately catch the eye of your guests and then accessorize the rest of the foyer around it. Try a beautiful floral arrangement, an accent wall or a bright colored console table. ■ Do the unexpected: Most

entryways are home to a staircase, which are all pretty basic for the most part. By replacing the banister you can automatically transform your stair case in to a modern piece of art. Another way to make it pop is by painting the stair risers an enticing color. ■ It’s all an illusion: By strategically placing a large mirror in your foyer, you can achieve the illusion of a larger space. Potential buyers

will have this thought in the back of their mind as they tour the rest of the home. ■ Dazzle your guests: The entryway is the first impression of your home, so why not go big? This is the perfect spot for a grand chandelier to hang. Jerry White is executive vice president of operations for Coldwell Banker King Thompson and past Realtor of the Year for the Columbus Board of Realtors.

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Your Real Estate is My Business What should I do to make my home sell? How much is my home worth? Should I remodel my house or buy a new one? Should I Sell now?

For Answers to all your Questions Call Phil Crawford 273-7705 Any Realtor can sell you a house. I want to help you live your life.

www.PhilCrawford.com

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Remodeled UA Ranch Beautifully remodeled 3 BR, 2.5 BA one-story home over 2100 sq ft! Large island kitchen with granite counters, cherry cabinets and stainless steel appliances overlooks huge 19.5’ x 28’ great room & inviting hearth room. Delightful 4-season sunroom opens to paver patio & large, tree-lined backyard. Updated baths, reďŹ nished hardwood oors, partially ďŹ nished basement. New furnace and a/c, recent dimensional roof, Andersen replacement windows.

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New Listing: North Columbus Updated brick-front home in North Columbus has reďŹ nished hardwood oors, two remodeled baths, new windows, roof, gutters, siding and electric box. Three spacious bedrooms, lower level family room, large deck, beautifully-landscaped yard, two-car attached garage. 1424 square feet.

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Upper Arlington Residential Lot Great location South of Lane near Barrington Road Elementary. Nice tree line in the back of the property; sidewalk in the front. Rectangular shape and even terrain make it ideal for the construction of your new Upper Arlington home. Watch the daffodils bloom in the spring!

The Greenest, Grandest

$230,000

St. Patrick’s Day Parade City of Dublin, Ohio USA

Elegant Condo Lives like a House

Saturday, March 15, 2014 7 – 11 a.m.

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Sells Middle School $6 adults; $4 children (6 years and younger)

The Review Stand on Bridge Street near Indian Run Elementary

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Beautiful Bob Webb-built condo offers over 3000 square feet of living space with rich, upgraded ďŹ nishes. Spacious kitchen with cherry cabinets and granite counters opens to two-story great room and inviting sunroom. First oor master suite has French doors opening to vaulted sunroom. Guest bedroom suite on ďŹ rst oor. 4 BR, 3.5 baths, full ďŹ nished lower level with media room and billiard room. Gorgeous!

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$345,000

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Greenest, Grandest St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

Graeter’s Ice Cream, Metro Center Watch giant parade balloons come alive

Metro Center through Historic Dublin Cheer on more than 100 parade units

Tuscan Estate on the Scioto A gated entry opens to a private lane surrounded by 10 acres of lush greenery culminating on banks of the Scioto River deep water. This magniďŹ cent estate consists of a grand manor & a separate guest house w/indoor pool, basketball court, spa & full 2-bedroom apartment. Bathed in sunlight, this home is an architectural gem. Tiers of windows offer peaceful views of waterfront and lush grounds. 7 BRs, 6 full and 3 half BAs, over 15,000 sq ft of splendor.

Call 614.410.4545 for more information To volunteer, call 614.410.4406 www.DublinOhioUSA.gov

$3,350,000

Like-new Condo with Great Views Upgraded two bedroom, 2.5 bath condo with 2-car attached garage has a two-story great room with gas log ďŹ replace and an elegant kitchen featuring cherry cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Huge master bedroom with sitting room, walk-in closet and huge storage closet. Great location overlooking scenic pond in Grove City’s Pinnacle Country Club community

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4.3 Wooded Acres in Dublin Schools 24 wooded parcels for the construction of 1-3 luxury homes or to be developed into a patio home community. Great location near the Columbus Zoo. Call for details.

$330,000

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5-Level Split in New Albany Nearly-new 5-level split in New Albany’s Harrison Pond with community pool offers 3380 square feet of living space on 5 ďŹ nished levels. Two-story great room. Large island kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances, 20’ x 20’ family room, huge master suite with his and her walk-in closets and separate sitting room. 4 BR, 2.5 baths, beautiful paver patio overlooking large backyard.

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Lewis Center Four Bedroom Home Pristine home with open oor plan featuring a twostory foyer and large island kitchen with double pantry. Upgraded woodwork, huge great room with lovely ďŹ replace, beautiful paver patio and inviting front porch. Large master suite with deluxe bath. Full basement with bath rough-in. 2467 square feet. $292,000.

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Premier Choice R E A L T O R S BETH HAZARD 457-9454

DIANE BANKS 457-2998

LANCE WELCH 266-0557

Each Office Independently Owned and Operated

CARA CALLANDER 557-3871

1600 Fishinger Road, Upper Arlington 614-436-0330/1-800-759-1112

LOIS WILE 348-7800

MATT & LISA SCHIRTZINGER 272-0433

Offices in Upper Arlington, Dublin/Powell, Granville and Worthington ! ING ND PE E L SA

BOB MILLER 410-1809

MAUREEN “MO” HOFFER 561-3929

NEW LISTING! $419,900! SOUTH OF LANE! Gorgeous 4 Bedroom, 2½ Bath 2 Story extensively redone with the finest quality! Kitchen with granite, Bosch, etc. All Kohler Baths with marble, etc. Great floor plan and exquisite décor epitomizes "South of Lane!" JOHN KOST (614) 410-1826

CHARLOTTE VAN STEYN ABR, CRS, CRB 410-0900

BEECHWOLD BEAUTY This 2-Bedroom, 1.5 Bathroom Ranch with remodeled Kitchen, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, professionally finished lower level with half bathroom is move-in ready! Large fenced backyard, screened porch and 1.5 car garage and it is in the Heart of Beechwold! Approximately 1,200 square feet of finished living space, remodeled and in excellent condition. Will be priced in the $149,900! LOIS WILE (614) 348-7800

MILT LUSTNAUER 410-1816

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DEBBIE PHILLIPS BOWER 410-1802

SUSAN TOOTHMAN 451-9388 WESTERVILLE

DOUG WELCH 451-4444

Spacious three bedroom two and a half bath two story located in Spring Grove. This well maintained home offers a nice floor plan for family living as well as entertaining, a finished basement, six panel doors throughout, and a deck overlooking the back yard. Priced at $195,000! MATT & LISA SCHIRTZINGER (614) 272-0433

UPPER ARLINGTON VIEW OF GOLF COURSE! Beautiful brick front one story. 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath with delightful floor plan. Living Room with see thru fireplace to Family Room, sunny Kitchen with Eating Area. All big bedrooms including Master with private bath. Florida Room and attached 2 car side load garage. $350's! Call today! calvertteam.com aimee@calvertteam.com "MAKING THE RIGHT MOVE" AIMEE CALVERT (614) 273-6900 ! ING ND E P LE SA

NEW LISTING! Beautiful well-maintained condo! Don't miss out on this gorgeous home featuring hardwood floors, updated lighting, transom windows and vaulted ceilings! Lovely kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counters. Charming see-through fireplace in great room. Attached 2 car garage has pull down attic storage. 1845 sq ft 2 Bedroom, 2 bath with bonus den and solarium! MUST SEE! THE DEBBIE BOWER TEAM DEBBIE BOWER (614) 410-1802

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DELAWARE BEAUTY W/ HIGH END QUALITY CUSTOM FINISHES! Rolling 3 plus acre estate! 4 Bedrooms, 4 Full & 2 Half Baths, 1st Floor Owner's Suite, Laundry & Den, open Kitchen, Family Room & Dinette. Walk-out lower level, 3 car side loading garage and so much more! 5688 Elmgee Drive $699,000! Call Milt's Info Line (614) DEBBIE HAZARD 437-2600 ID#10932. 323-0046 miltsellshomes.com MILT LUSTNAUER (614) 209-2337

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CLAYTON TOOTHMAN 530-4440 IMMACULATE UA FAMILY HOME! UPDATED KITCHEN! MOVE RIGHT IN!

JOHN KOST 410-1826

Large 4 Bedroom, 2½ Bath classic with 1st floor Laundry, Family Room & Den! Elegant Dining Room and spacious Living Room. Quiet street close to Greensview, Sunny 95 Park, shops and restaurants! Only 15 minutes to downtown Columbus and OSU! HURRY! LANCE & DOUG WELCH (614) 266-0557

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NEWLY RENOVATED UA RANCH! WALK TO THOMPSON PARK!

Gorgeous 3,250 Sq. Ft. 4 Bedroom 3 Bath Cape Cod with room for everyone! Fabulous redone Kitchen with 28' of counters, stainless steel appliances, etc. Huge 25 x 19 Family Room with walls of glass opening to the 30' Patio & lush yard! Two Master Suites! Gleaming oak & cherry floors thru-out! Shows like a model home! JOHN KOST (614) 410-1826

This beautiful home has been completely redone top to bottom! All new windows & freshly painted throughout. Homeowner is a contractor/builder & replaced almost everything including pipes! This ranch has character & class! Hardwood flooring was just refinished. Granite placed around the Living Rm fireplace. Private Study w/ fireplace. New glass Four Season Room you will never leave! New Kitchen w/granite counters, stainless steel appliances, tiled flooring. New finished lower level. SUSAN TOOTHMAN (614) 451-9388

UPPER ARLINGTON CONTEMPORARY! Architect designed to maximize beauty & quality of living. 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bath, 2335 Square Feet, One Story with Loft. Granite Kitchen, 2 Story Family Room, Master Suite with walkin closet & private bath. Open floor plan flooded with light. Hurry! aimee@calvertteam.com "MAKING THE RIGHT MOVE" calvertteam.com AIMEE CALVERT (614) 273-6900

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AIMEE CALVERT 273-6900 ENTERTAINER'S DELIGHT! OVER 5,500 SQ.FT.

KELLEY SWINEY 439-7232

TOMMY PIOLATA 565-5352

6 Bedrooms, 5 full & 21/2 Baths. First floor Den, Laundry, & huge Owner's Suite! Large Eat-in Kitchen overlooking Ravine! True Mother-in-Law Suite in walk-out lower level! Multi-tiered stone patio & deck! 3900 Stonewater Dr. $769,500! Call Milt's Info Line (614) 437-2600 ID#11020. miltsellshomes.com MILT LUSTNAUER (614) 209-2337

NEW LISTING!

SUPER NW CONDO!

Charming brick ranch nestled on corner lot! Don't miss out on this lovely home with great details! Gorgeous hardwood floors throughout main level, fresh paint, 2 wood burning fireplaces, and dining room wainscoting. 3 Bedroom 3 Bath 2293 Sq Ft plus BONUS rec room! A must see! THE DEBBIE BOWER TEAM! DEBBIE BOWER (614) 410-1802

Outstanding 2 Bedroom condo with large Great Room! Move right in this condo with finished Rec Room. Private patio. Quiet street close to shops and restaurants! Only 15 minutes to downtown Columbus & OSU! LANCE & DOUG WELCH (614) 266-0557

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BARBARA WATERS 410-0904


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