indiana real estate: Shorewood Forest Valparaiso, IN 46385 Just Sold - 09/24/14 04:38 AM
 

Another Shorewood Forest Home in Valparaiso, Indiana 46385 Just Sold

when listed by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving NW Indiana.
 
Talk To Tucker = Indiana's Real Estate Leader (established 1918) to market your home to sell too!
 
 
With more than $3 billion in annual sales, F.C. Tucker Company is Indiana’s largest independently owned comprehensive real estate firm with more than 40 offices and more than 1,500 sales associates throughout Indiana and select markets in Kentucky. Less than one percent of all real estate firms have the longevity of F.C. Tucker. Founded in 1918, … (2 comments)

indiana real estate: Happy 4th Anniversary F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate NW Indiana - 07/08/13 12:59 AM
On 7/8/9 at 10 am in the midst of a challenging real estate market F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate opened it's doors for business.
Initially serving the Northwest Indiana counties of Lake, Porter & La Porte, and then expanding a few years later to include Jasper, Newton and parts of Starke county.
Our office at 13 Lincolnway, Suite # 203 in Valparaiso, IN  46383 has been the site of many a round table meeting or 1 on 1 training and coaching for our experienced remote agents who work from home and benefit from the backing of Indiana's Real Estate leader, keeping … (2 comments)

indiana real estate: Just Listed, Michigan City, Indiana Renovated Cape Cod Home - Seller Helps Pay Closing Costs! - 10/22/11 03:20 PM
 

If you are planning a move to NW Indiana, here are some reasons besides affordable housing and low property taxes to consider moving to Michigan City, Indiana 
 
There is a South Shore Train stop making a commute to the City of Chicago for work or fun more accessible.

Lake Michigan Beaches and Parks are in your own town and the festivals and events scheduled nearby provide local entertainment for much of the year.
Fishing, Boating and water sports in season too! The sunsets over the lake are free & spectacular :)

Lighthouse Premium Outlet Mall is well … (2 comments)

indiana real estate: Factors that DO Influence the Value of Your Northwest Indiana Home - 10/19/11 04:40 AM
 
Certain Factors beyond a REALTORS control that IMPACT the
Current Value of Your Northwest Indiana Home include:
 
 Market Conditions.(Global, National and Local)Real Estate is a Local Business influenced by: the state of the Economy, Supply and Demand, Unemployment Rates, Interest Rates, Financing Availablility & Consumer Confidence to name a few.  
Comparable Sales. The Buyers lender will order an Independant Appraisal of your property which will include RECENT Comparable SOLD properties in your neighborhood. Purchase Contracts contain clause that calls for the home to appraise at or above the purchase price for loan approval. Property Features. Location, Location, … (2 comments)

indiana real estate: Northwest Indiana Home Seller Testimonial for F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate - 10/14/11 08:22 AM
When we prepare a Market Analysis for a neighborhood
before we meet with Northwest Indiana Home Sellers,
sometimes the absorption rate is high, meaning there
is in excess of a years supply of homes available for
sale on the market in that particular area!
 
We prepare our clients that in this case, selling a home
could take as long as a pregnancy LOL.
 
Nevertheless, we persevere to get the job done as reflected
in this recent client testimonial submitted by Bryan Evancho.

 
 

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indiana real estate: Trick or Treat Safety Tips for Halloween - 10/13/11 10:55 AM
Every year, Valparaiso publishes the designated times of day for children to partake in Trick or Treat on Halloween - This year Monday, October 31st, 2011 that time frame is between 5:30 pm and 7 :30 pm ! 
Valpo even has a special designated date and time for children to trick or treat downtown which is Friday, October 28th from 4 to 6pm at Central Park Plaza in downtown Valparaiso, IN
Courtesy of the Valpo PD here are some safety tips for you & your children:
 
The following safety tips will help make your Halloween Holiday safe and … (8 comments)

indiana real estate: Free Market Analysis of your Northwest Indiana Property - 10/12/11 06:23 AM
Find out about competetive home prices in your area. Know the value of your home since you purchased it. Find out the current equity in your home.
Talk To Tucker For All Your Northwest Indiana Real Estate Needs!
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indiana real estate: Valparaiso, Indiana Neighborhood of Tuscany Zip Code 46385 - 10/08/11 08:57 AM
This week, we listed a home for sale by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate in one of Valparaiso, Indiana's newer developments.
Tuscany is neighborhood in Valpo's Center Township (46385).
With upscale homes currently being built on empty lots, it is growing!
Located South of U.S. Highway 30 and East of State Road 2, this country setting has the convenience of city utilities!
 
 
Under 80 home sites surrounded by serene nature...sidewalks for strolling, a large neighborhood pond with lighted fountain and old fashioned street lamps illuminate the grand homes in the evening hours!


A Great Location -> an Hour … (4 comments)

indiana real estate: QR Codes on F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate Signs in Northwest Indiana - 10/03/11 06:00 AM

Being a part of Indiana's largest Real Estate Company, we not only have the services of a full time marketing department  to benefit our business, but an awesome online ToolBox at our disposal with hundreds of resources for our use!
 
Utilizing just one of them, we now have the option of placing QR Codes on our F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate signs!
Some of our agents are including them on the back of their Business cards they have custom designed by corporate as well :)
 
The times they are a changing...and we're happy keeping up is made so … (2 comments)

indiana real estate: Merrillville, Indiana Duplex Townhome Just SOLD by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate - 10/01/11 03:22 PM


Northwest Indiana Home Sellers searched The Internet before listing their home to sell with a professional REALTOR.
Why did they choose us?
 
With multiple websites and blogs, plus hundreds of other online advertising sites we use to syndicate our listed properties, not to mention music videos, social media, email marketing, F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate markets properties to the masses to attract ready, willing and able buyers, even in today's challenging real estate market!
Like this Merrillville, Indiana Duplex Townhome Just Sold.
Talk To Tucker to market your Home to sell Too!
 
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indiana real estate: Just Sold Investment Property in Valparaiso, Indiana Listed by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate - 08/25/11 11:30 AM
Sometimes the best testimonial we can get from a client is the faith they show in us by continuing or extending the time for us to list their property to sell.
In Northwest Indiana, market time for certain properties is longer than for others.
Many factors may influence market time such as:
Type of Property, Location, Price, Age, Condition, ROI, Cap Rate, Chaanges in lending guideline for Investors, Local laws that affect property use, public hearings for filing and approval of variances, etc...just to name a few:)
Other factors such as a ready willing and able (QUALIFIED) buyers looking for investment … (0 comments)

indiana real estate: Center Township, La Porte Indiana Ranch Home For Sale by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving NW Indiana. - 08/15/11 10:12 AM
Recently, we listed an affordable ranch home for sale in La Porte, Indiana 46350 close to downtown, the hospital and schools and parks as well.
We've  listed and sold homes in La Porte County before, it's housing is very affordable, property taxes low and it is commuting distance to Chicago by train or IN toll road or expressway.
Visit The La Porte County Page on Facebook
Or read our past blog post about making Northwest Indiana's La Porte County your Home Sweet Home!
SORRY This HOME SOLD Already! … (0 comments)

indiana real estate: Calumet Township, NW Indiana Ranch Home For Sale - 08/02/11 11:21 AM
Calumet Township in NW Indiana is one of the the largest townships in the entire State of Indiana.

Northwest Indiana ( a.k.a. The Region ) has Nature and Hiking trails that pass through Calumet Township that have been described in the local newspaper.
Even You Tube users have videoed portions of the Bike Trail through Calumet Township :)

Recently, F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving NWI listed a Ranch Home For Sale in Calumet Township.

 
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indiana real estate: Crown Point, Indiana Home For Sale Subject To lenders Approval of a Short Sale - 07/26/11 10:48 AM
Just Listed by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate in Lake County, Northwest Indiana, Zipcode 46307.
 
This Crown Point, Indiana Home For Sale Subject To Lenders Approval of a Short Sale.

Location, Location - Across the Street from a Park, Playground and Soccer Field, this home has much potential.
 
 We've successfully Listed and SOLD/Closed Short Sale properties in NW Indiana.

Short sales are not a game!
 
Because some buyers sometimes are missing the boat on how to have their offer successfully accepted and proceed with due diligence so that their short sale property purchase will close...
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indiana real estate: Come Home To The Country-Ranch Home For Sale on 3/4 Acre Lot in Scipio Township, La Porte, IN 46350 - 07/18/11 07:14 AM

Located right down the road from the Scipio Township Park in La Porte Indiana, this newer Ranch Home For Sale by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving Northwest Indiana sits on 3/4 Acre Lot and has some great features like:
Pella Windows and
a Whole House GENERAC generator
plus Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment System.
 
We've Blogged about Living in scenic La Porte County Indiana before.
The Annual La Porte County Fair is underway this week.
Enjoy the Hi-def Music Video->
 
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If you are considering a move to NW Indiana, consider this property for sale … (10 comments)

indiana real estate: Hessville, Indiana 46323 Cape Cod Home For Sale by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate - 07/15/11 09:37 AM
If you are considering a Move to  Northwest Indiana, check out this Hessville, IN 46323  Cape Cod Style Home For Sale By F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate - Spacious (1800+ SF) and affordably priced @ $89,999.
 
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The City of Hammond has a College Bound Scholarship Program for Hammond residents in which
children of Homeowners can apply for money that the city grants to qualified students that
aides with their children's college tuition costs!
 
I went to High School in Hammond, IN even though I lived on Chicago's South Side,
Bishop Noll Institute had a great reputation for … (4 comments)

indiana real estate: Crown Point Indiana Ranch Home For Sale on 2.8 Acres - Beautiful - 07/13/11 02:27 PM
We've blogged about Moving to Crown Point Indiana before on our Northwest Indiana Real Estate Blog.
Recently, we listed a Beautiful Custom Built Ranch Home For Sale with a Finished Walk-out LL on 2.813 private, scenic acres of land!
A few features of this home include:
Gun-stock Oak Hardwood Flooring in the Formal Dining Room  
Certainteed Brand Windows  
Whirlpool Gold Stainless Kitchen Appliance Package  
Carrier Brand Zone Heating & Central Air Conditioning Units  
Trendy Concrete Floor Stain in Lower level Rec Room & Bar Area For more details watch the hi-def, music video of this home and … (6 comments)

indiana real estate: Ranch Home For Sale in Gary, Indiana 46403 - 07/12/11 12:31 PM
We've blogged about Lake Michigan Beaches in Gary, Indiana before. AND.. we've blogged about & supported U.S. vets through the local NW Indiana baseball team - the Gary Railcats.
Every July, the Gary's South Shore Air Show is awesome!
For the nature enthusiasts, the scenic Indiana Dunes National Lake-shore has walking trails like Marquette Trail.
Recently we listed a home for sale in the DUNELAND Park Neighborhood of Gary, IN 46403
Enjoy the hi-res. music video and give us a call to schedule a private showing on this well-loved property with many updates!
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indiana real estate: Moving to Crown Point Indiana, the "hub" of Lake County, IN - 07/05/11 06:34 AM
 
The City of Crown Point is the county seat of Lake County, Northwest Indiana near the Illinois border and approx. 44 miles from downtown Chicago (Map)
 
The History of Crown Point is interesting and Hollywood has even filmed a movie on site here :)
 
With close proximity to the Windy City, award winning schools, and a more affordable cost of living (less sales and property taxes than the bordering neighbor state), many of those who are employed in IL, chose to commute by car or train and pick Crown Point as their Home Sweet Home.
 
We listed a Beautiful, Newer, Sprawling Ranch Home … (0 comments)

indiana real estate: The Best Testimonial is Repeat Business! - 06/27/11 12:35 PM
Occasionally, clients will be gracious enough to take time and write a testimonial for our website.
Since we have been in the Real Estate Business since 1999, we've helped nearly a thousand buyers, sellers, relocating clients, investors, business owners, asset management companies & banks, in real estate property transactions, not only in Indiana, but by referral, -> nationwide!
As a result of being in business over a decade, a percentage of our clients are repeat!
Just this week, we had clients who used us years ago to sell their Lake County Indiana Home while they were having a custom home built … (4 comments)

 
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Northwest Indiana Real Estate - Lake, Porter, La Porte, Counties in NW Indiana. A Team Approach To Real Estate. We Are Internet Savvy! We provide you Valuable services and representation in Buying or Selling Real Estate and Relocation services : Competitive Market Analysis of Price, Marketing Plan that sells our Listings, Access to the largest buyer pool via Northwest Indiana Multiple Listing Service, Negotiation of Contracts. Coordination of the many aspects of Closing the Transaction: financing, inspections, insurance, appraisals, surveys, title work, deed, escrow, possession.


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