COLUMBUS, Ohio — If you’re struggling to buy a home right now, you’re not alone.
Buying a home in central Ohio is more difficult than ever, and there are several factors behind this.
Buyers face record high interest rates, have to compete with cash offers from investors, and home inventories are low.
First-time home buyers are willing to work hard to find a home, and rents have skyrocketed over the past couple of years.
“Since the beginning of the year. I knew I didn’t want to rent anymore. I was ready to be a home buyer. I’m in my 30s now, it was time. I also wanted to stop waiting to be a buyer’s market because it might never happen. happen,” said Mariah Garns.
Thursday at 6pm, Lindsey Mills looks at the state of the housing market and how it affects you, whether you own a home or not.