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Was your Fishers Neighborhood one of the Best in 2009? - 01/31/10 03:32 PM
I just recently posted my year end 2009/2008 analysis of the Fishers Real Estate Market; but wanted to dig a little deeper and look at the statistics by neighborhood. You may recall that of the homes for sale in Fishers in 2009, 1,615 were sold compared with 1,676 in 2008; a 3.5% decline. The full report for the 2009 Year in Review for Fishers Real Estate is available for you to read. This first graph shows us Fishers most popular neighborhoods, many of which I have written detailed reports on this blog. Each month, one of the neighborhoods that sells the most is (6 comments)
Carmel Indiana Real Estate and Blue Creek Woods Neighborhood - 01/30/10 07:10 PM
There are currently 679 homes for sale in Carmel today! There are numerous great neighborhoods in Carmel and today I am highlighting Blue Creek Woods. The location is ideal; off of 106th just west of Gray Road and east of Keystone. That is ideal access to the interstate or downtown and those neighborhoods in that area sell quickly. It is also conveninently located near Forest Dale Elementary school and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. There are 69 homes in Blue Creek Woods, most of them built between 1984 and 1986. The typical price of a home in this area is around (1 comments)
Indianapolis Colts to the Super Bowl - 01/26/10 08:47 PM
Okay, with the picture I've had on my profile for the last few months, I thought I would take a moment to finally write a post about the Indianapolis Colts! They are going to the Super Bowl, just in case you didn't catch that on Sunday! You would not believe the amount of controversy over the game several weeks ago where we pulled our starters against the New York Jets and the Jets won; and found a spot in the play off games. It is nice to see everyone finally aligned in Indy about the coach's decision to rest the starters so that they (7 comments)
Carmel Indiana Homes Sold Market Report 2009 - 01/22/10 07:07 PM
I have spent this morning analyzing the data for 2008 homes sold in Carmel Indiana compared with 2009. I have a graph that shows this information by quarter. For the year 2008, 1299 homes were sold with an average price of $345,457 compared with 1261 homes sold in 2009 with an average price of $315,991. For the year, we saw an 8% drop in price and a 3.0% drop in homes sold in the Carmel area. I wrote a similar post for Fishers Real Estate a few days ago, their drop was 3.5% in volume. My team mate does a market (1 comments)
Why a Buyer should use a REALTOR - 01/20/10 06:50 PM
It is January 20th and in my 10 years of selling real estate, buyers come out to play and buy homes right about NOW! I wanted to take a post and talk about why buyers should use Realtors®. Here is my Top 10 List: We are FREE! The seller pays the commission to both the listing agent and to the agent representing the buyer. This Carmel Indiana Realtor is experienced in the analyticals of the market. I can run comparables, history of the particular property, and determine motivation of the seller. All of these things play into what to offer. I can (10 comments)
Should I have my home Inspected? - 01/17/10 09:57 AM
Most of my clients want an inspection but every so often I get this question. It usually comes from someone who is fairly handy and does a good job of looking at the home prior to buying it. However, I still think an inspection is one of the cheapest ways to ensure you are getting a good home and not a money pit. I recently was watching an episode of Income Property on HGTV and during the episode, the contractor found so much mold and about a dozen dead birds in one of the basement closets. I had to ask myself, (7 comments)
Fishers Real Estate Market Report for 2009 - 01/15/10 09:29 PM
I was very anxious to view 2009 to 2008 to determine if we had declining values in Fishers, specific trends and any good news! I am an accountant by background and love the analytics of evaluating real estate; I also am a very good negotiator as a result of my previous training. That is a trait you WANT in your Fishers Real Estate Agent! For 2009, there were 1,615 homes that sold in Fishers compared with 1,676 in 2008 so a decline of about 3.5% during what has been termed the most turbulent year in the housing market ever. Apparently no one told (0 comments)
Fishers Realtor talks about Cap and Trade - 01/08/10 09:50 PM
There is quite a bit of controversy on the Cap and Trade being discussed; this is more than just the regulation of pollution emitted into the atmosphere. Their is language being discussed around cap and trade for things that we use daily like gas, electric, etc. I'm not here to debate the issue but to give you some ideas on how it might be used in a conversation about Fishers Real Estate. We recently had some folks in from Langdon Mortgage Company to talk with the Marchant Team. Here are some tidbits I picked up: You can borrow 5% over the (0 comments)
Fishers Realtor gives Decade in Review - 01/06/10 03:36 PM
It's January and very cold tonight! We could be out looking at the 650 homes for sale in Fishers or we could just take a quick read at the highlights of the last decade! I will tell you the number of homes for sale right now is about 50 less than normal; that is because if you have an awesome Fishers Realtor, she would expire your listing on 12/31/09 and relist on 1/4/10 to get you a new MLS number. Did you know that the first two digits of the MLS number denote the year listed? I don't want any of (1 comments)
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