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Knox County Ohio Zipline

Ziplining through the trees is exciting!!!  Tree Frog Canopy Tours on 21899 Wally Road in Glenmont, Ohio is a fantastic place to experience ziplining and it's just 20 to 25 minutes North of Mount Vernon, Ohio.  Tree Frog's Canopy Tours has over 4,000 feet of combined zipline length that takes you on an adventure through the tree tops by means of zip lines, sky bridges and rappels connected to platforms suspended in the tree tops.  If you love the outdoors and are looking for a little excitement this place should at the top of your list especially if you enjoy extreme thrills because some of these ziplines are FAST.  

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled "365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio".  Feel free to view our previously featured community amenties and attractions by visiting 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio.    

This series is brought to you by Knox County Ohio REALTOR Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty (740) 397-7800.  Knox County Ohio Homes For Sale

 

 

Knox County Ohio August Home Sale Report

by Sam Miller

August 2011 home sales in the Knox County Ohio MLS were up for the month.  According to our local MLS, there were 52 residential home that sold ranging in price from $19,500 to $360,000.  The average sales price for a Knox County Ohio home that sold in August was $123,858 which is up from July which averaged only 35 homes sales.  52 home sales compared to 35 is a significant increase and a positive sign.  A side benefit for existing sellers who have their homes for sale is that the increased August homes sales removed 52 competing homes from the market.  This creates more opportunity for those who have their home on the market today and increased their changes to sell their home this year.

If you are in the market to purchase a home be sure to check out our amazing selection of available homes by visiting Knox County Ohio Homes For Sale.

 

Mohican Bluegrass Festival in Knox County Ohio

by Sam Miller

 

Mohican Bluegrass Festival in Knox County Ohio

The Mohican Bluegrass Festival is a very popular entertainment attraction in Knox County Ohio.  The annual the Mohican Wilderness Campground on 22462 Wally Road in Glenmont, Ohio 44628.  This year the event took place on September 15th - 17th and attracted many from outside of our community.  The Bluegrass event helps to promote high school bluegrass bands and the festival is well attended.  It is a family type festival.  There are food vendors, camping, a huge log stage, gorgeous river-front campsits and lots of fun and recreation.

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled "365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio".  If you would like to view our previously featured articles be sure to visit 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio.

 

Must Have Apple iPhone 4 Accessory

by Sam Miller

 

Apple iPhone Glif Tripod Mount

Those of us who are using the iPhone 4 in your real estate businesses are already experiencing the power of this amazing tech tool.  I personally love the integration of all the spectacular features built into such a small and useful package.  It wasn't all that long ago that we would carry a Palm Pilot, a digital camera, a video camera, a mortgage calculator, a cell phone and today all those features and a lot more are already built into the iPhone 4.  

I picked up what I believe is a must have accessory for the iPhone 4.  The iPhone has an impressive digital camera and video camera that is built in but the iPhone lacks a threaded location to attach a tripod.  THEGLIF.com makes a product that quickly and easily attaches to your iPhone 4. so that you can connect your iPhone 4 to a tripod in both portrait and landscape mode.  This is an amazing product and it is listed at SKU: GLF001BK and retails for about $20.  

Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty (740) 397-7800  Knox County Ohio Real Estate.  You can view all of our available homes for sale in Mount Vernon Ohio.

 

Why It Still Makes Sense To Buy A Home

by Sam Miller

Home values and mortgage interest rates are at a record low yet it seems that many people remain skeptical about buying their first home.  There are so many positive reasons why buying and owning a home makes more than just financial sense.  In most households the single largest investment a person or family has is their home.  Ultimately most homes and especially those purchased using a fixed interest rate mortgage help shield the owner from increased housing or rental costs.  Did you know that many homeowners are able to deduct the mortgage interest they pay against their annual income which reduces their income tax and often increasing their income tax return?  It has been proven that statistically students of homeowners score better on academic tests and graduate at a higher rate.  

The graphics below provide a visual explanation beyond the financial and stability benefits of home ownership.

buying your first home

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Sam Miller
RE/MAX Stars Realty
710 South Main Street
Mount Vernon OH 43050
740-397-7800
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