valparaiso: Don't Wait For The Market To Come Back - 01/07/10 04:35 AM
Top Five Reasons Why Not To Wait For The Market To Come Back:1) Demand for existing homes are at it's peak2) Less competition from new home sales3) You can buy more home for your money4) Tax incentives of $6,500/existing homeowners & $8,000/new buyers5) Mortgage interest rates are low at around 5%Since early 2006 home prices in Northwest Indiana have fallen an average of 30% from the market peak. What does this mean for home owners who have decided to "wait for the market to come back"? A long wait, a very long wait.
First remember at the peak of the market, … (4 comments)

valparaiso: Which Should I Do First List My Home or Find My New Home? - 12/14/09 12:32 AM
Homeowners often are afraid of listing their home for sale without finding their next home first. Shopping for a home, when you are not in a position to buy can be a painful experience.Let's say you visit 10 homes, and finally find a great new home! But wait, you are not in a position to buy. The seller of the great new home (as with most sellers) will not accept an offer from you based upon the contingent sale of your home. Thus, the dream home is sold to someone else and you miss the opportunity.The best homeowners list their home … (5 comments)

valparaiso: Help SELL Your Home FASTER - 12/09/09 11:56 PM
There is one thing that every home seller can do to assist their REALTOR in selling their home - TALK ABOUT IT! When your REALTOR is out and about, we are always looking for opportunities to talk about home sales, share market data and look for potential home buyers. The bigger the net(work) the more fish you will catch.So if you want to help your home sell FASTER, be sure to tell everyone you know that your home is for sale and talk about your moving plans. You get the conversation started by asking for moving company references, or if they … (0 comments)

valparaiso: Valparaiso V-Line Bus Service a Winner with the Community - 09/30/08 01:40 PM
Two years ago when the Valparaiso Bus Service was proposed few people in the community could see a need.  Fastforward two years later with rising gas prices, a growing community and a thriving Valparaiso University student body adds up to a successful service. 
This convenient serrvice loops thru three major areas of the community, the Valpo North with the soon to be opened YMCA and redesigned shopping center, Valpo Downtown with its unique stores and eateries and Valpo East where most big box retail stores are located.
Once again, Valparaiso has proved to be ahead of the pack in pro active … (1 comments)

valparaiso: GOING, GOING, GONE - LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER TO VOTE - 09/28/08 02:02 AM
   This is the last week to register to vote prior to the General Election on November 4th - contact Porter County Voters Registration at for forms. 


valparaiso: Show me the MONEY ! ! ! - 09/27/08 02:40 PM
Dear Mr. or Mrs. Buyer:  Thank you for the opportunity to assist you with your new home search in Valparaiso, Indiana.  Attached please find three homes which I have selected and previewed that meet your specific criteria.  I look forward to meeting you on Friday to show you these outstanding homes.  Best regards, Mrs. Realtor
Dear Mrs. Realtor:  Thank you for all your hard work in searching, locating, previewing and scheduling homes for us to purchase.  Unfortunately we decided NOT to purchase a home, but continue renting at this time.  We have been watching the news and we are concerned there … (1 comments)

Linda Zyla (Century 21 Alliance Group)

Linda Zyla

Valparaiso, IN

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Century 21 Alliance Group

Address: 450 W. Lincolnway, Suite 200, Valparaiso, IN, 46385

Office: 219(462) 209-0205

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