Real Estate's Top 10 Lists

Today is the 10th day of the 10th month and our top 10 lists are finally complete. Take a look at what we have to say from our Top Performing Agents to Top Home Trends and everything else in between. What’s on your Top 10 list this October?

Top 10 Real Estate Trends

  1. High selling prices

  2. Millennial homebuyers

  3. Low available home inventory

  4. New-builds are popping up everywhere

  5. Clients are relying heavily on professionals

  6. Virtual reality home tours

  7. Short-term rentals

  8. Technological innovation in the industry

  9. Vacation homebuyers

  10. Agents with a strong online presence

Top 10 Homes Trends

  1. Smart home technology

  2. Vintage and statement lighting

  3. Open kitchen areas

  4. Sustainability

  5. Natural elements

  6. Brass and metallic accents

  7. Geometric patterns

  8. Bucket sinks

  9. Large closets

  10. Grainy wood finishes

Top 10 Reasons Our Agents are Successful

  1. They are provided unique resources and tools to assist clients

  2. They are transparent communicators

  3. Each agent has their own specialty

  4. Our agents have a strong support system from the brokerage partners

  5. They are well-connected with agents in the market

  6. They have extensive training and expertise

  7. Our regional managers provided superior support to the agents

  8. They are fully committed to providing excellent service to their clients

  9. They are personable

  10. Our agents are part of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices family

Top 10 Healthy Homeowner Habits

  1. Turn off the lights when you leave the room

  2. Clean the gutters

  3. Change old batteries in smoke detectors

  4. Always wave to the neighbors

  5. Change appliance filters

  6. Throw away items that no longer work

  7. Regularly wash bedding

  8. Put dishes straight into the dishwasher- skip the sink

  9. Close the blinds to keep the heat out

  10. Cut the grass regularly

Top 10 Ways to Save Money

  1. Unsubscribe to unnecessary services

  2. Allow yourself 24 hours to reflect on a large purchase

  3. Pack your lunch more often

  4. Comparison shop

  5. Bundle your cable and Internet

  6. Sign up for free rewards programs

  7. Double your recipes

  8. Use cash more often

  9. Buy necessities in bulk

  10. Scope out free community events on Facebook

Top 10 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty Agents

(Based on 10-10 percentage and scores of online client reviews)

  1. Shaun Hayes (Greenvile)

  2. Rhonda Chambal (Beavercreek)

  3. Sharon Friedman (Moreland Hills)

  4. Rick Furmage (Ashtabula)

  5. Jayne Gerren (Ashtabula)

  6. Erin Heider (Enon)

  7. Cullen Wainscott (Nothern Kentucky)

  8. Allie (Hollister) Carr (Moreland Hills)

  9. Dawne Anderson (Lima)

  10. Joshua Zehnder (Centerville)