Cincinnati and Warren County Ohio Patio Homes

Want Low Maintenance Living In Cincinnati?

 

Cincinnati patio homesThere's a whole list of reasons you may be ready for a change from a "regular" house to some sort of low maintenance living.  Notice I didn't say maintenance free living in Cincinnati, because for the most part you're always going to have SOME level of responsibility.  At a minimum you're going to need to change the occasional lightbulb!

Of course you could become a tenant, but that comes with restrictions you may not want in your life.

So let's assume you DO want to own some type of low maintenance home in Greater Cincinnati.  What are your options?

There are a variety of low maintenance housing types:

The closest to a regular home would be a patio home.  What's a patio home you ask?  Well since the definition may vary around the country, what we mean locally is basically a detached home that comes with contracted lawn care as part of the HOA fee.  You own the home and taking care of it, but you don't have to mow the lawn or shovel snow.  ALMOST always a patio home is a ranch home, so you have one level living.  A patio home may or may not have a basement.  And they may not be called patio homes.  Alternate terms:  lifestyle ranch, ranch condo, courtyard home, villa home, garden home, etc.

Next up is the condo category.  You're attached to other condos and of course ownership rules are a bit different.  And since it's a condo, the type of financing will impact which communities you can purchase in.  There are a limited number of condo associations approved for FHA or VA loans. 

Condos can come in a variety of configurations:

Duplex style.

Multiple side by side (2, 3, 4, etc.).  May or may not have basements.

Apartment style (so neighbors up or down potentially).

Townhome style.  Most likely 3 level living, but sometimes just 2 since builders' use of the term may vary.

Lastly, a bit of a hybrid between a patio home and a condo is the landominium.  You own the home from the studs in, and you own the lot.  The HOA is responsible for the exterior and mowing/snow removal.  They can be attached or detached, and may be ranch style or two story.

Determining the best type of low maintenance housing for you can be impacted by location and budget requirements.  As Cincinnati specialists in low maintenance housing options, we're here to guide you through the selection process and the hunt to find the optimal place to call home.

 

 Interested in having us be your real estate guide?  Just give us a call/text at 513-520-5305 or email Liz@LizSpear.com. 

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

Bill of Bill & Liz aka BLiz

 

Serving Warren County Ohio & Adjacent Areas

 

The Liz Spear Team of RE/MAX Elite
Elizabeth Spear, ABR, CRS, Ohio License SAL.2002007747

William (Bill) Spear, CRS, Ohio License SAL.2004011109  Kentucky 77938
Ask for us by name if you visit the office!

EHO Two locations: Lebanon & Mason, OH
Bill Direct:  513-520-5305
Liz Direct: 513-265-3004     
Fax: 866-302-8418

MailTo:  Liz@LizSpear.com

Search Homes:  Https://WarrenCountyOhioRealEstate.com

Our Website:  www.LizTour.com

 FacebooktwitterWordpressYouTube Pinterest

 

 

 

 

OUR SERVICE AREA:


View Liz Spear Team of RE/MAX Elite Primary Service Area in a larger map

Comment balloon 3 commentsLiz and Bill Spear • April 27 2019 11:50PM
Want Low Maintenance Living In Cincinnati?
share
There's a whole list of reasons you may be ready for a change from a "regular" house to some sort of low maintenance living. Notice I didn't say maintenance free living in Cincinnati, because for the most part you're always going to… more
Another Happy Buyer For A Cincinnati 55+ Patio Home
share
There's one community we keep coming back to with our buyers. As Cincinnati's ONLY 55+ community, Heritage At Miami Bluffs has an appeal unlike any other community! So last year when another potential patio home buyer contacted us, we worked… more
10 Reasons To Make Cincinnati's 55+ Community Home
share
If you're looking for a TRUE 55+ community in Cincinnati that doesn't involve assisted living and essentially leasing your home, there's only one place in Cincinnati to consider: Heritage At Miami Bluffs. So why should you make Heritage At Miami… more
We Keep Selling In Cincinnati's Only 55+ Community
share
There are quite a few Cincinnati patio home communities, but there are some that we just keep coming back to! And foremost among those communities is Cincinnati's ONLY 55+ community, Heritage at Miami Bluffs. Heritage at Miami Bluffs offers a… more
Sometimes The Expert ISN'T An Expert
share
I watch the Greater Cincinnati patio home market closely, with trackers on every patio home community so I know what's for sale and where. I follow builders and look for announcements that include plans for new construction patio homes. I work… more
Where Is The Best Cincinnati Patio Home Community?
share
So you want a Cincinnati patio home? And you'd like to know where THE best Cincinnati patio home community is? Well for starters, you're not going to find patio homes within the Cincinnati city limits. Patio homes are a fairly new approach to low… more
Local Expertise Matters
share
Lebanon Ohio has a great downtown to spend an afternoon. Central is The Golden Lamb. An inn that's been open since 1803 and lots of famous guests. Presidents, authors and other dignitaries have stopped by for a place to sleep or a great meal. … more
Move In Ready Cincinnati Patio Homes By Fischer March 2019
share
Spring is officially here and if a winter of shoveling snow has you ready f or maintenance free living, then perhaps one of Fischer Home's move in ready patio homes is the solution! They take care of the snow and cut the grass, so you can spend… more
Is Your Today Home Ready For Your Tomorrow?
share
You LOVE your home! It had EVERYTHING you wanted when you bought it years ago! But things have changed a bit, and you know more changes are coming! Say for instance you happened to be a soccer goalie once upon a time and while a LOT Of fun at the… more
In The Clients' Words, The Liz Spear Team RE/MAX Elite Review
share
If you're a home buyer or seller, you've heard and read lots of agents telling you they're great. There are dozens and dozens of #1 agents out there!! It's all white noise after a bit isn't it? So who do you trust? People that have worn the same… more