la porte county in: 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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la porte county in: What Makes You Think You Can Sell My Property? - 10/07/11 12:44 PM
This question has come up numerous times in our career as REALTORS in Northwest Indiana.
Twice in the last month, this very question was asked of us.
Once in an email, and another time in a phone conversation.
Both parties were EXPIRED LISTINGS.
Each had their NW Indiana Home For Sale on the Market for over 6 months.
Both re-Listed their properties, this time with F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving NWI.
Results =>
  Expired Seller who emailed us had 2 purchase offers in 1st 10 days on Market and has closed escrow.
  Expired seller who asked us this … (7 comments)

la porte county in: Celebrate Fall in Northwest Indiana! - 09/24/11 03:55 AM
 Fall is here!
 
If you live in Northwest Indiana, there are places to go and things to see that celebrate the season!
 
The Calendar of Events showcases the variety of activities to chose from!
So click on the links below to start planning your fall fun :)


Lake County Indiana
 

Porter County Indiana
 

La Porte County, Indiana
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la porte county in: Northwest Indiana Real Estate Market Statistics, Lake County, Porter County and La Porte County YTD 2011 - 09/20/11 05:35 AM

Real Estate is a Local Business.
In the 3 Northwest Indiana counties serviced by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate 
this is reflected in the specific data complied by the
Indiana Association Of REALTORS.
 
 Indiana Housing Market Update
Data pulled as of September 16, 2011 and includes detached single family homes, condos and townhomes.

Lake County Indiana
 Click Map for
Trailing 3 & 12 Month Data
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porter County Indiana
 Click Map for
Trailing 3 & 12 Month Data
 
 
 
 
 
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la porte county in: We will help you BUY Land since they stopped making it! Just Sold Home on 18+ acres in La Porte County, IN - F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate represented the buyers. - 08/31/11 10:37 AM
Sometimes, move-up buyers want more LAND. Fortunately in Northwest Indiana, there are still large parcels of acreage available for sale with homes at reasonable prices compared to the rest of the country.
We've noticed an eastern urban movement -> Buyers from Lake County, IN  to Porter County,IN (the 1st move for these home buyers). Then years later, they called us wanting more LAND with a home.
La Porte County, IN (east of Porter County, IN) is Indiana's largest county geographically and still has plenty of Land for sale.
So Today, we represented the buyers of a home on 18+ acres of beautiful … (2 comments)

la porte county in: Just Sold, Lake County Indiana Home, F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate Represented the Buyer. - 08/19/11 08:02 AM
 Just SOLD - F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving NW Indiana helped another Home Buyer by representing them in the purchase of an affordable Ranch Home in the Lake County Indiana town of Highland!
How did they find us? on the Internet! (Imagine That:)
If you are considering buying or seling property in NWI, give us a call. Mortgage Interest Rates are at an all time Low!
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la porte county in: La Porte, IN 46350 Affordable Ranch Home For Sale on Acre Lot - 08/16/11 11:31 AM
Just outside of town  in La Porte, IN 46350, this Pleasant Township Home For Sale by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving Northwest Indiana is affordably priced!
 
Read our past Blog about La Porte County - A Place to call Home Sweet Home!
or visit these websites for more information:
La Porte County Website
La Porte Community Schools

 
 
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la porte county in: 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)

la porte county in: Northwest Indiana Real Estate Statistics-> Lake County, Porter County, & La Porte County, YTD June 2011. - 07/25/11 07:54 AM

Real Estate Markets are LOCAL.
Each market differs!
Every Month the Indiana Association of REALTORS compiles statistics on New Listings, SOLD Properties and Pending Sales (property that has an offer, but has not yet closed).
The data includes Year to Date comparisons by month(i.e. June 2010 vs. June 2011)  and 3 month periods.
F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serves the residents of Lake County, Porter County and La Porte County in NW Indiana in buying or selling Real Estate.
These FACTS cannot be overlooked in preparing your home for sale or in making an offer on a property for sale … (0 comments)

la porte county in: 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)

la porte county in: Heston Supper Club in La Porte County Indiana ! - 06/21/11 04:06 AM

We've passed by this place dozens of times on listing or showing appointments in La Porte, IN and blogged about  Northwest Indiana's La Porte County before.
 
Finally, Father's Day Weekend and "date night" Jeff & I had a wonderful meal at
 
Heston Supper Club in La Porte County Indiana !
 
Tucked back in the lush woods of scenic Galena Township, the history of this local restaurant goes back to the 1940's!
 
The parking lot was packed and there was a line, so we sat and had a drink and appetizer at the bar before being seated.
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la porte county in: Our Real Estate Philospophy of Practice is Primary Care - What You See is What you Get - 06/06/11 02:39 AM
 
Today's consumer has many options in choosing a Real Estate Broker to represent them in the purchase or sale of property in Northwest Indiana.
 
Our differentiation is this: We are licensed Full Time, Experienced, Licensed Professionals who you will see, talk to and communicate with throughout your entire real estate transaction.
 
There will be No Hand-off of your file to assistants once your home is listed, or an offer to purchase is written.
 
We facilitate the progress of your entire transaction to closing, dealing personally to intervene with obstacles that may surface along the way or issues … (2 comments)

la porte county in: Stop 50 Wood Fired Pizzeria, A Hidden Gem in La Porte County Indiana's Michiana Shores ! - 03/27/11 10:22 AM
Sometimes we come across the best "finds" in this business while working :)
Friday we were busy with appointments with existing clients, showings on our properties, and our local REALTOR Board is undergoing a total Lock Box exchange to update the existing ones to ones with the newest blue tooth technology.
With Listings For Sale in Lake, Porter and La Porte County this was a long, yet fun day. Great to talk to all our clients, beautifully sunny so we took new, Non Snow pictures to update our MLS.
 Finally, we ended up in La Porte County with the sun setting … (2 comments)

la porte county in: Northwest Indiana Real Estate Mobile Site URL - 03/13/11 09:33 AM
Thanks to RealBird, Now you can Search for Properties for Sale in Northwest Indiana by just scanning the QR Code below with the Bar Code Scanner Application on your smart phone!
 
This Northwest Indiana Real Estate Mobile Site URL will allow you to :
 
connect directly with us by tapping on our phone number should you have a questions about a home sent a message to schedule a showing on one of our listings read our latest Blog posts under the Real Estate News section of this App.  
 

 
 
 
Check Out What it will … (0 comments)

la porte county in: Northwest Indiana For Sale By Owner - FSBO - List your Home with F.C.Tucker - 03/12/11 05:04 AM

In the current challenging Real Estate Market finding a Ready, Willing and ABLE Buyer for your property to sell is not always easy in lieu of an increasing inventory of homes for sale amidst some short sale and foreclosed properties that are priced less than market value.
 
Even if, as a For Sale By Owner ( FSBO ), you procure a buyer, navigating today's complexities of the Real Estate Transaction with Marketing the Property to the masses for maximum exposure,Negotiation of Contracts and Coordination of the many aspects of Closing the Transaction: financing, inspections, repairs, insurance, appraisals, Underwriting conditions, … (2 comments)

la porte county in: Looking for a Weekend or Summer Getaway? Condo For Sale in Michigan City, IN Beach Area 46360 - 03/10/11 08:06 AM
 
The Beauty of Lake Michigan Summer Sunsets is something we've captured and blogged about before.
This along with some fun places to go in La Porte County, Northwest IN ....i.e.:
The Lighthouse Premium Outlet Mall in Michigan City,IN (they have FAB 4th of July and Labor day sidewalk sales)! The Local Wineries where you can sit back and relax and sample some locally produced wine! Great Dining Places-How about some exotic dates, tastefully prepared Mediterranean Style at one of our Favs. The Local ZOO - unlike any other we've been to opens this month (March)  too! Lakefront Festivals to enjoy … (2 comments)

la porte county in: Indiana Short Sales and The New FTC "MARS" Rule Requiring Disclosures - 03/04/11 07:21 AM
Indiana Short Sales and The New FTC MARS Rule Requiring
Specific Disclosures!
As REALTORS in NW Indiana representing clients involved in short sales, new disclosures are required when:
1) Advertising Short Sale Services
(SFR or other designations)
2) Listing Short Sale Properties
(in addition to the Short Sale Addendum already on Zip Forms)
 
3) Upon Lenders Short Sale Approval 
(2 part disclosure)
 
For more information about these New Rules implemented by the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) that affect Indiana Real Estate Licensees, Indiana Association of REALTORS (IAR) and  Director of Legal Affairs RICHELLE COHEN MOSSLER have … (0 comments)

la porte county in: Selling Your Northwest Indiana Home this Year ? Talk To Tucker ! - 03/01/11 09:45 AM

Spring is in the air in Northwest Indiana!
 
If you are thinking about selling your home this year?
 
Talk To Tucker!
 
Spring Buyers are out shopping.
 
Your home has to be marketed to the masses for ready, willing and able buyers to find it. 
 
Give us a call to set up an appointment to view your NW Indiana Property and provide you with a
 
Competitive Market Analysis.
 
 
We'll help move you, like we have many others!
 
 
Just read what some of our past clients have to say.
 
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la porte county in: Just Sold- Another Northwest Indiana Home Listed by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate - 01/06/11 09:17 AM
We closed on a Property for Sale in La Porte County listed by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate earlier this week.
Our full service real estate company services Lake, Porter and La Porte County in Northwest Indiana.
If you are looking to buy or sell a home or land in NW Indiana, contact us.
In 2010, our office ranked in the Top 20% in Closed Real Estate Transaction Volume out of 288 real estate offices on our local MLS Board in these 3 counties.
Below is a map of just some of our active listings, pending sales and SOLD Homes in … (5 comments)

la porte county in: Happy New Year MMXI from F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving Northwest Indiana - 01/01/11 02:35 AM
From our home to yours...wishing you a year filled with blessings of health, love,  joy and prosperity!

Happy New Year MMXI from F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving Northwest Indiana's Counties of Lake, Porter and La Porte.
Give us a call for all your 2011 Real Estate Needs!
Click on the name of any of our Professional Real Estate Agents to visit their websites for more information!
Ty Gammon ->
Neighborhood Matchmaker
 
Olga Kwolek ->
Hablo Espanol
 
Linda Littlejohn  ->
Real Estate Broker Associate
 
Experienced REALTORS looking for a change in 2011?
Click here to check … (7 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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