Sibcy Cline’s Listing at 3458 Observatory Place is a Finalist in HGTV’s “Ultimate House Hunt” Contest!

HGTV_House_hunt (3458 Observatory Pl)Sibcy Cline has a listing entered as a finalist for the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt Contest. This annual online promotion held on showcases extraordinary homes for sale in eight categories. HGTV editors have already viewed numerous properties worldwide and made their finalist selections. The public now gets to vote for their favorites.

We Need Your Vote for this Home!

Go to and scroll down the page to the “Homes With a History” graphic. Click on it, scroll through the finalists (at the top) and look for the home – it’s called “Restored Victorian Home Exterior”. Then cast your vote!

Voting is open to the public and takes place June 30–August 4, 2020. You can vote once a day.

About This HGTV Finalist Property
This beautiful home – located at 3458 Observatory Place – is  listed by John Gillespie and Maria McLaughlin from Sibcy Cline’s Hyde Park office. It’s a Victorian Italianate located in the Observatory Historic District in Hyde Park and has been meticulously renovated, features today’s comforts and has an incomparable view of the Observatory

Thanks for voting for this home – every day!


Julie Back is #1 Agent at Sibcy Cline and #4 Agent in the State of Ohio!

Julie K. Back, Executive Sales Vice President for the Sibcy Cline Hyde Park office, has been named Sibcy Cline’s #1 Agent (Leader of the Year) for the company’s fiscal year of 2011-2012. She was also recognized on October 3, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio by the Ohio Association of Realtors as the #4 agent in sales for the state.

Julie is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio and began her real estate career with Sibcy Cline Realtors in 1994. She has earned numerous sales honors throughout the years with the company.

Highlights of Julie’s sales career include…

  • #1 Agent – Sibcy Cline Realtors, 2012
  • #4 Agent in Ohio, 2012
  • #5 Agent in Ohio, 2011
  • #1 Agent – Sibcy Cline Hyde Park office, 2009-2012
  • Sibcy Cline East Regional Leader, 2011
  • Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors’ Circle of Excellence, 2002-2011
  • Ohio Association of Realtors’ Presidents Sales Club, 2002-2012
  • Sibcy Cline Realtors’ highest sales achievement, Platinum, 2002-2012

Julie is a graduate of Summit Country Day and the University of Cincinnati. She has volunteered for many years for the Cincinnati Antiques Festival and Kindervelt #50. In the past, she has also supported the Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati Museum Center and Tender Mercies, along with other cultural and philanthropic organizations. In her spare time she enjoys golf and paddle tennis.

Professionally, Julie has earned these designations:

Real Estate Technology Specialist
Exclusive Sibcy Cline Realtors, this designation acknowledges those agents who effectively use technology and the Internet with their business plans.

Seniors Real Estate Specialist
This national designation (sanctioned by the National Association of Realtors) gives real estate agents the tools designed to position them as a senior specialist within their market area.

Sibcy Cline Relocation Specialist
This Sibcy Cline designation is bestowed upon agents who have mastered the complex procedures of the relocation real estate business.

As part of her real estate sales business, Julie represents Camden Homes, the largest Cincinnati luxury builder. She is also a high-end residential property specialist. Please read a Business Courier article about the luxury market and Julie’s comments here. Read another recent housing article from the Enquirer that Julie comments upon here.

David Hummel, Vice President/Sales Manager of the Sibcy Cline Hyde Park office says, “It has been my extreme pleasure throughout the years to work with Julie. She is always positive and takes the upmost in care with her clients. She is very dedicated to her profession and takes great pride in making sure her clients are satisfied with her service to them.”

Rob Sibcy, President of Sibcy Cline Realtors, adds, “I am so proud of Julie’s accomplishments and that she is now our top sales person and #4 for the state of Ohio. It was her best sales year ever and its great to see her do so well. She is such a firm supporter of the community with her many volunteer projects, and I admire her for taking the time to give back to so many worthy causes.”

Julie resides in Cincinnati, Ohio in the Village of Indian Hill with her husband, Greg.