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DeLena Ciamacco is a well-known, respected Top Producing Realtor in Central Ohio. Her myriad of accomplishments, recognition, and professional credentials as they relate to Real Estate, make her a perfect individual to provide insight to the masses on all aspects of Real Estate sales. Her creativity and honest approach to marketing Real Estate has enabled her to succeed in her career. DeLena’s philosophy is “An educated and well prepared Buyer or Seller is a smart Buyer or Seller”. Her desire is to inform the public, by pulling from her 20+ years of Real Estate sales & Marketing, what is necessary to get to a successful closing in these challenging times.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

NEW LISTING IN COLUMBUS!


Just Listed!
~ 1820 E Cooke Rd.~
A GREAT PLACE TO START! Much loved Ranch home on ~1/2 acre, mature treed & fenced lot! 1+ car detached Garage & 3 additional buildings. Living Room has wood accent wall & brick fireplace. Spacious, eat-in Kitchen walks out to rear yard & deck. Full Basement (ready to finish) with partially finished Half Bath. Updates include insulated windows, new asphalt drive, roof, furnace & A/C. Close to schools & shopping. 2 BRs & 1.5 Baths. Nearly 900 SF! Only $68,900! 
Call DeLena today!

Saturday, January 24, 2015

NEW LISTING IN REYNOLDSBURG!

JUST LISTED!
~13705 National Road SW~
AN INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY!  Nearly 19 acres of vacant ground zoned GB-1 on National Rd with over 1600 feet road frontage on I-70 between mile markers 114 & 115.  This property can be seen headed either East or West on I-70.  Scenic Woods, pond & creek.  Natural Gas, water & sewer available (Buyer must pay tap fees).  Owner financing available (call for details).  Additional contiguous property may be available. Southwest Licking schools. Only $474,900! Call DeLena today!


NEW LISTING IN POWELL!

JUST LISTED!
~4776 Scenic Creek Dr.~
EXTENSIVELY UPGRADED END UNIT CONDO! Located on a scenic & gently sloping lot backing to woods, ravines, & green space! Community boasts 4 ponds, tons of green spaces, & and an In-ground pool! Nearly 4,000 SF on 3 finished levels. Hardwood floors everywhere. Vaulted foyer opens to a Two-Story Great Room with corner fireplace, 4 Season Room with cathedral ceilings. Spacious Kitchen with wrap around 42” cabinets & granite counters. 1st Floor Master Suite with walk-in closet & garden tub. Loft & Den or 5th Bedroom in upper level. Finished, walk-out lower level with Rec Room, Media Area, 4th Bedroom, Full Bath, & Bar/Kitchenette (perfect In-Law Suite), walks out to expanded paver patio with firepit. 4-5 BRs & 3.5 Baths. Buckeye Valley Schools. Only $399,900! Call DeLena today!


Wednesday, January 21, 2015

What lies beneath your dream home? New homeowners skip sewer line inspections



A sewer line inspection is not included in the standard home inspection and is regularly waived in the purchasing process. Additionally, many buyers do not know that responsibility for the condition of the lateral sewer line leading from the street to the home lies with the homeowner, not a municipality. Buyers should reconsider including this important step before they sign a deal.
If a problem occurs, a sewer line replacement costs at least $4,500, but prices vary widely and costs increase dramatically by region, depending on depth and length of the underground pipes and if street repairs become part of the issue.
Experts at Roto-Rooter, North America's largest provider of plumbing repair and drain cleaning services, encounter this scenario far too often. Consumers, who just signed the dotted line on their dream home, soon find that they're trapped in an expensive plumbing nightmare.
"Just a couple of years after purchasing our home, we had a $15,000 sewer line disaster in our lap," says Jennifer Schappacher of Cincinnati. "The sewer line clogs began not long after we moved in, but as they became more frequent we had Roto-Rooter inspect the line with a video camera and only then did we realize the pipe had offset sections and a partial collapse that was causing sewage to back up into our house."
The Schappachers looked at only a few houses before deciding on one in a quiet shady neighborhood. It was charming with large, mature trees that shaded the entire street. But since the house was built in 1959, its concrete and clay underground sewer pipes were vulnerable to heavy root intrusion from the big trees. As those roots entered the pipe joints in search of water, they pushed the pipes apart and allowed surrounding soil to spill into the pipe, narrowing a 6 inch diameter pipe to just 1 inch in some sections.
Generally, a plumber can complete a sewer line camera inspection for $250 to $550, depending on the region. While not cheap, it's a relatively small price to pay when buying a home, especially if it helps a buyer avoid thousands of dollars in unforeseen repair bills.
To avoid unexpected and costly plumbing problems, the experts at Roto-Rooter recommend having a plumber conduct a video camera sewer line inspection, in addition to a standard home inspection, before buyers purchase a home. The process involves passing a waterproof fiber optic video camera through the pipe. The specialized cameras are equipped with bright LED lights so the inspection will reveal any cracks, breaks, offset or collapsed sections of pipe. The plumber will often provide a DVD copy of the inspection as part of the service.
"Sewer inspection camera equipment is expensive and often is only utilized by well-equipped plumbing companies, but the video inspection service itself is easy to complete and well worth the extra step," says Roto-Rooter master plumber Larry Rothman.
Root growth is the most common cause of sewer line damage and is often responsible for blockages and separated pipe sections. Outdated and eroding pipe materials are also a common culprit in sewer line deterioration. Older pipes are much more susceptible to root intrusion than new plastic pipe.
Inspections are especially important if:
* The home is 20 years or older.
* There are mature trees around the property.
* The home has been vacant for a period of time.
* The concrete surrounding the home is cracked or raised.
* There is considerable visible root growth in the yard.
Many homeowners, especially new homeowners, do not know or think about their home plumbing. For seasonal maintenance tips and general information, visit Roto-Rooter's plumbing basics section online at www.rotorooter.com/plumbing-basics.



Tuesday, January 20, 2015

NEW LISTING IN DELAWARE!


JUST LISTED!
~ 5590 Elmgee Dr. ~

AMAZING “DEEP WATER” SCIOTO RIVERFRONT SETTING!!  2.5 acre wooded & private lot perfect for the car enthusiast or hobbyist!  2 detached buildings/garages (easily accommodate 15+ cars) plus a 3 car attached garage! Nearly 8,400 SF on 3 levels!  Very open floor plan with tall ceilings and extra wide walkways. 1st floor Master Suite with walk-in closet, whirlpool bath & doors to deck.  Huge, fully applianced island Kitchen with 2 sitting areas walks out to screened porch.  1st floor Den & 2 Lofts.  Full, finished walk-out lower level (possible In-Law/Teen Suite) with 5th Bedroom, Full Bath, fireplace & living areas. Too much more to describe! 4-5 BRs & 4.5 Baths. Buckeye Valley Schools. Only $724,900! Call DeLena today!

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

OPEN HOUSE IN STONEWYCK MANOR (COLUMBUS)!!

OPEN HOUSE!
by Rich Johnson
Sunday, January 18th, 1-4 pm
3394 Stonevista Ln, Columbus, OH 43221


FABULOUS HOME IN THE PERFECT LOCATION! 
Upgraded, Two-Story home with ~4,200 SF on 3 finished levels! ~1/2 acre scenic & wooded lot. Two-Story Foyer opens to a Two-Story Great Room with wall of windows & doors to a huge Four Season Room addition with hot tub. Fully applianced Kitchen with cherry cabinets. 1st floor Den & Laundry. Expansive & vaulted Master Suite has walk-in closet & private Bath with garden tub. Finished Basement has 2 Recreation Rooms, Exercise Room & Full Bath! Many extras. 4 BRs & 3.5 Baths. Hilliard schools. Only $494,900! Call DeLena today!

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