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Northwest Indiana Real Estate & Community News: Northwest Indiana Could See Economic Boost & New Jobs Thanks to Wind Power - 07/29/10 04:14 PM
America is a great nation and despite what the press might sometimes have you believe is always at the forefront of embracing new, green technology. Right now there are 30,000 wind turbines spinning across our vast country and the economic effect of this blooming industry is being felt. Wind turbines contain around 8,000 parts and they are often manufactured in the US (in fact, about half the components used in wind farms are made in the U.S., compared with 25 percent in 2004) - in particular here in the midwest. Which is poised with the right manufacturer mix to be able (0 comments)
Northwest Indiana Real Estate News: Home Sales Up in Northwest Indiana! - 07/27/10 04:30 PM
Exciting news for Northwest Indiana Real Estate! Sales in Lake and Porter counties are up! 28.5% in Lake and 27.2% in Poter County in June 2010 compared to June 2009 according to the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors. There of course was a slight slowdown after April 30th, but sales are on the up! Portage has an estimated nine month supply of homes and people are rushing to list their homes with the news that sales are rising and some say, hints at prices rising too! Mortgage rates are of course still low and prices are still great. Those (0 comments)
Northwest Indiana Real Estate & Community News: Save Money on Running Your Northwest Indiana Home - 07/22/10 05:56 PM
Northwest Indiana is a beautiful place in Summer - Crown Point, Valpo and Hammond as well as all other communities in the region shine in the summer sun - flowers are in bloom and everyone has vacations on their mind! However, something that is not at the forefront for homeowners in the region this summer is their electricity bill. As we all know in summer as we all turn on the air conditioning costs go up! However, small habit changes can add up to big savings when it comes to electricity. But where to start? Well here are some summer electricity bill cutting tips!: (0 comments)
Northwest Indiana Real Estate & Community News: Northwest Indiana Economy in GREAT SHAPE! - 07/13/10 05:28 PM
Yes we have said before, but it is being shown to be more and more true that Northwest Indiana's economy is robust and that the area makes an excellent relocation destination. Even in terms of comparing the region to the rest of the state - NWI is faring great! Elkhart, Howard and Kokomo counties all need double digit rises in their economy to get it back on track, whereas Lake and Porter Counties only needing around 4%. Meaning that a small change will cause the region to be properly out of recession. Right now the recovery is very much underway with (0 comments)
Northwest Indiana Real Estate News: Summer Home Care Tips in Northwest Indiana - 07/12/10 04:11 PM
Looking after your home can be a tough task. But using this summers weather and longer daylight hours..get out there and do some work on your home! After all, a properly maintained home is a happy home that will save you money over the years in unnecessary repair bills. Here are some areas to focus on in summer maintenance in Northwest Indiana: 1. Outside space - This is when to dig out the power washer! Clean all decks and patios. Check and repair cracks in the concrete and if you have a deck, check for any rot and problem areas and replace (0 comments)
Northwest Indiana Real Estate & Community News: St. John Indiana to Host Upcoming 7th Annual Corn Roast Event! - 07/08/10 04:23 PM
Corn, Corn and more corn! St. John is a vibrant and fun community and now that summer is here it is time to let down your hair and have a little fun in Northwest Indiana! The St. John Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club will hold their annual community Corn Roast this coming Friday, August 13th 2010 from 4-8pm. Mark your calendars now! This exciting event is in its 7th year now and will be helf on the lawn at the community hospital outpatient centre. Last year there were around 2,500 local's in attendance making it a great successful event all round. (0 comments)
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