Category Archives: In The News

The 2015 Housing Market Is Off to a Great Start!

Great news!  The housing market data in contrast to one year ago shows that January 2015 has kick started the new year with trends better than 2014. According to the Indiana Real Estate Markets Report, January home sales increased 4.9 … Continue reading

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What Are Tax Sales? Read On.

All homeowners are required to pay real estate tax to the government; which fund numerous services, such as public schools, law enforcement, fire and EMS, road construction, libraries, and parks. If a homeowner fails to pay taxes on a home, … Continue reading

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Selling Your Home? Stage It Well.

When selling your home during the winter, you benefit from typically less homes on the market. In addition to lower inventory, the market will be filled with more serious buyers who are prepared to make a purchasing decision. So here … Continue reading

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Housing Market Demand: Good News for the Midwest.

According to recent reports, 2015 has the potential to support home buyer demand with its strong housing recovery. And, the Midwest is leading the trend in balancing the market demand among all housing segments. The low-tier price segment of homes, … Continue reading

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Mortgage Qualification. What You Should Know.

If you’re in the market to buy a home, you are likely aware that the financial crisis a few years ago has led to changes in qualifying for a mortgage. As a result to the downturn in the economy, mortgage … Continue reading

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The Good Funds Law. Read On.

If you’re looking to buy a home, you should be aware of The Good Funds Law and how it affects you at closing. Here’s an overview: – Closing agents must deposit all funds received in connection with a real estate … Continue reading

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Housing Trends for 2015.

According to a recent article released by realtor.com, 2015 will be a promising year for the real estate market. Here’s a quick review of anticipated market trends: The Increase of Mortgage Rates. As the economy rebounds from the recession of … Continue reading

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Money Management Tips Before Listing Your Home.

If you’re planning to sell your home, you want to make your next move a fit for your life. A financially smart decision. The home of your dreams, but with a sound financial plan in place. Now is the time … Continue reading

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Brrr, It’s Cold. Here Are Some Home Safety Tips.

While the snow is pretty to look at (especially when you’re cozy and warm inside your home), the snowfall and frigid temps give us renewed diligence to keep our homes safe from some of winter’s biggest threats. Here are some … Continue reading

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Community Banks for Mortgage Loans.

If you’ve been considering purchasing a home, but have been turned down for a mortgage by a mainstream bank, you’re not alone. Given the strict rules of buying a home these days, lenders look at credit scores, income, loan-to-debt ratios … Continue reading

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