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Cincinnati’s Best Real Estate Resources

Updated: Jan 8, 2023

With City Beat releasing their much anticipated “Best of Cincinnati 2019” issue, we decided to put together a little list of our own for the best Cincinnati real estate resources. As home stagers here in Cincinnati we are lucky enough to partner with businesses across the home selling spectrum!

Whether you're in the home buying process or listing your home for sale these businesses are the best in Cincinnati to serve your real estate needs!


We’ve worked with so many AMAZING realtors that it would be difficult to pick just one or two to highlight. So instead, we’re going to share our best advice on how to select the best realtor for your home buying or home selling needs.

Most often people come across realtors through referrals, which is great! But you need to make sure the realtor fits your needs as a homebuyer or home seller. So, the very first thing you should do is research realtors in your area before you land on one agent. Look up their past and current listings to see if they have represented the type of home you are selling or looking to buy. Second, ask specific questions. Are they familiar with your area of interest? Have they won any awards? Are they accredited? Lastly, schedule a time to meet the realtor in person. If you’ve done your homework and found they are a good match on paper it’s always great to meet them in person to match sure your personalities groove. Buying or selling a house can be stressful and partnering with someone who you feel comfortable with eases the process.


When selling your home you need to WOW potential buyers. Staging a home for sale is only one step to selling success. The other? hiring a fantastic photographer like The First Showing! First impressions are extremely important and most first ‘showings’ happen online. Making a good, or bad, impression really impacts the selling potential of a home.

We’ve known Chris and worked with him for years. He always knows the perfect angle for each room and works with the lighting to capture the home's essence true to color - none of that overedited or too wide angled stuff you see. He has a true talent for real estate photography!

Check out these amazing photos Chris took of a recent home staging job we did in O'Bryonville. The home received multiple offers on the very first day and went pending!

How could you not fall in love with this home after seeing these pictures!?


While Nest Home Staging offers decor styling services to our clients after the move, at Simplify in Style they specialize in home organizing and relocation moving. There is no one better in Cincinnati to help you peacefully transition into your new space. They believe that every home and every family is unique and there are no one size fits all systems. Their team will get to know your needs and create customized organization plan just for you.

Danielle Boerger is the owner and lead organizer at Simplify in Style. Danielle grew up in Cincinnati and now lives in the small community of Wyoming, OH with her husband and two children. After college Danielle went on to become a Kindergarten teacher, but quickly realized that her true passion was helping busy families get organized.


Owned and edited by McKenna Brooks, The Scout Guide: Cincinnati highlights premier independent businesses throughout Cincinnati. This well-curated, thoughtfully designed catalog is a true treasure for our city to support local makers and experts who will help you enhance your life, elevate your surroundings, and enjoy Cincinnati to the fullest.

We're always sure to include a few strategically styled copies in our staging jobs. If you're ever touring a house and see one, please feel free to pick it up. You'll love all the great local resources!


Design Build Cincy is one of the greatest design resources to ever happen to Cincinnati. It’s a three day expo at Music Hall with over 100 design, remodeling and fabrication companies - that’s more than any other show in the region. This curated show gives homeowners and trade professionals the opportunity to meet with people who can design or build just about anything. In addition, shop the new DesignMakersMarket featuring over twenty modern makers and luxury retailers selling designer and gourmet food items during the Show.

It only comes around once a year so be sure to get tickets and check it out October 25th - 27th at Music Hall!


Nest Home Staging and Design

Of course we couldn’t leave us out of the mix! We stage homes in all conditions of the listing process! The great thing about working with the Nest Home Staging and Design team is that we’ll work with you to find the best solution to your home seller situation. If you’ve already moved into a new home and need to sell your old one we’ll bring in our inventory of furniture to stage the space or if you’re preparing your home for listing we’ll use your existing decor items, but strategically stage them for a greater impact. Either way, reach out to us today to see how we can help decrease the amount of time your home is on the market! Book a meeting with us today!

Thanks for reading!

Realtor Referral Program!

Are you a real estate agent we've worked with in the past? If you refer us to a new realtor who hires us for a staging consultation or a vacant staging install, then you'll receive a free in-home staging consult!

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