Arrears: A What?

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Explore the intricacies of property tax payments in Hamilton County, Ohio, where taxes are settled in arrears, impacting both sellers and buyers during real estate transactions. As Realtors, we often see words and phrases contained within a “Contract to Purchase” that are not commonly used in our daily conversational language but have important ramifications for […]

How to Challenge Your Real Estate Property Taxes

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Did you know that any owner of property in Hamilton County may contest a property value? Real estate property taxes are based on the County’s value of the property.  If you own property in Hamilton County, Ohio, you will be receiving a letter in the mail from the Hamilton County, Ohio Auditor sharing with you […]

Community Spotlight: Terrace Park

Beautiful stone cottage style house in Terrace Park located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The charming small village of Terrace Park has attracted an influx of affluent home buyers in recent years who have been drawn to its quiet, tree-lined streets and small-town setting. The spirit of Mayberry is evident in this pedestrian-friendly atmosphere, where residents frequently enjoy walking and bike riding. Little Miami River is one of the […]

Community Spotlight: Mount Lookout

Exterior image of Mount Lookout Taver located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Offering a pleasing variety of upscale, single-family homes, Mt. Lookout is known for its attractive housing options and solid real estate values. Beautiful condominiums create the opportunity for a low-maintenance lifestyle, attracting many singles and professionals to the area. Families are equally at home in Mt. Lookout, where the community spirit is especially warm and […]

Community Spotlight: Mount Adams

Sun setting over downtown Mount Adams in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Located just east of downtown Cincinnati, Mount Adams is a unique urban village on a hilltop overlooking the city and Ohio River. Its narrow, winding streets and abundance of pedestrian walkways and hillside steps make it an appealing destination for visitors as well as locals. Known as Mount Ida until 1843, this lovely hillside neighborhood […]

Community Spotlight: Mariemont

Tudor style buildings in downtown Mariemont located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Mariemont began as a planned community in the 1920s that eventually evolved into a desirable residential haven with a family-oriented atmosphere. The housing is widely varied to include single-family homes, duplexes, townhouses, and apartments. The village square serves as the heart of the community, lined with services, shops, and dining establishments. Distinguished as the only […]

Community Spotlight: Madeira

Red building with American flags loacted in downtown Madeira in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Just twelve miles from downtown Cincinnati, the city of Madeira is proud of the central attraction of the historic railroad station. Popular for its small-town charm and undeniable vitality, Madeira also attracts families to an excellent educational system. The home styles are varied to include contemporary styles, Cape Cods, stately colonials, and sprawling ranches. Although […]

Community Spotlight: Hyde Park

Large yellow stone home with pool and lush green landscaping in Hyde Park, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Celebrating its 120th birthday in 2023, historic Hyde Park still attracts young professionals to a prestigious neighborhood and a short 10-minute commute to downtown. Stately manors, luxurious condominiums, and handsome townhouses are among the housing options in leafy and serene Hyde Park. Trendy and charming, the recently renovated Hyde Park Square serves as a focal […]

Community Spotlight: Columbia-Tusculum

Colorful houses in a row in Columbia-Tosculum located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The former steamboat manufacturing town of Columbia-Tusculum is the oldest community in Greater Cincinnati.  Gracious, elegant Victorian homes and the natural beauty of a hillside setting make this a popular neighborhood with those who are interested in renovation and architectural preservation. Newer homes in a variety of styles harmonize beautifully with yesterday’s Victorian “painted ladies” […]

Community Spotlight: Anderson Township

A large beautiful tudor home on a lush green lawn in Anderson Township, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Anderson is well-known for its preservation of green spaces, as well as its dedication to growing its commercial and residential areas. Anderson Township is considered one of the premier suburb of Cincinnati. Anderson Township was formed out of Virginia Military District in the late 1700’s. It was named after Richard Clough Anderson, chief surveyor for […]

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Carol Harris


With a 35+ year career in real estate, Carol has an unmatched experience in the Cincinnati residential market. Carol started her career partnering with Cincinnati’s first full-time female realtor, Sheila Miller. With Shelia’s mentorship, she developed a wealth of knowledge and built a reputation for selling high-end real estate. Carol and Shelia became one of Cincinnati’s leading teams, selling many of the city’s most expensive and iconic properties. Carol continues to grow the team through the examples of mentorship and teamwork. She is proud of what The CK Group is growing into and thankful for the chance to share, mentor, and work alongside such an outstanding group of women.