homes: Ready for a ride? - 03/27/13 01:32 PM
 
 

 My morning was spent viewing homes with buyers.  I came across this interesting home and had to take a  picture to share. 
 
There were Santa Claus faces hung on each side of the home.  Candy cane stripes and round ornaments decorated under the soffit.
 

 
 
 
The best part was the train in the front yard! 
I’m not sure if it is Christmas year round at that house but it sure made me smile today

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homes: The home buying process – Step 5 – Write an offer to purchase - 03/22/13 02:47 PM

The home buying process - 
                                  Step 5 – Write an offer to purchase

 Buyers go through a whole range of emotions when it is time to write an offer to purchase a home.  They are excited, nervous and anxious.  A home is the single largest purchase that most people will make in their lifetime. 
  
It is easiest to meet with your real estate agent at an office when writing an offer.  The contract takes some time to go over and copies will need to be … (2 comments)

homes: Emerald Ridge subdivision, Valparaiso, Indiana Home Prices - 03/07/13 11:54 AM
 Emerald Ridge subdivision in Valparaiso, Indiana
is located just off 231 and two minutes to US 30.
Homes in Emerald Ridge, Valparaiso, Indiana
average between 2000-4000 sq. ft.. 
Lot sizes average .25 acre and up.
 
Actives -
There are 3 homes currently for sale in Emerald Ridge.
Those 3 homes averaged 161 days on the market.
The 3 homes in Emerald Ridge had a median list price of $ 289,900.
Contingents -
There is 1 home contingent in Emerald Ridge.
That 1 contingent home has an average of  76 days on the market.
The 1 contingent home in Emerald Ridge has a median list … (12 comments)

homes: Schmidt Farms, Crown Point, IN Home Sales - 04/27/12 08:41 AM
Schmidt Farms, Crown Point, IN Home Sales
 

 
Schmidt Farms is a popular subdivision that is situated close to shopping, entertainment and the expressway. 
 
Homes for sale in Schmidt Farms remain steady. 
 
 
 
There are currently 8 active listings in Schmidt Farms.
The active listings are averaging 165 days on the market.
The average list price is $ 304,400.
 
There is currently 1 home contingent to close in Schmidt Farms.
That home averaged 295 days on the market.
The list price of that home is $ 323,500.
 
There is currently 1 home … (0 comments)

homes: Chesterton Indiana Market Statistics Jan. 2012 - Mar. 2012 - 03/10/12 10:22 AM
Chesterton Indiana Market Statistics Jan. 2012 - Mar. 2012
 
Actives –  
26 homes for sale in Chesterton Indiana homes.
30 average days on the market for the active listings.
$179,889 median list price for Chesterton Indiana homes.
 
 
 
Solds –  
27 homes sold in Chesterton Indiana.
136 average days on the market for sold homes.
$176,000 median price for homes sold in Chesterton Indiana. 
"Based on information from the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of REALTORS®, Inc..   Multiple Listing Service for the period Jan. 01, 2011 –  Mar. 01, 2012”All information herein has not been verified and is not … (1 comments)

homes: Crown Point Indiana Market Statistics Jan. 2012 - Mar. 2012 - 03/08/12 03:17 AM
Crown Point Indiana Market Statistics Jan. 2012 - Mar. 2012
  
Actives – 
168 homes for sale in Crown Point Indiana homes.
32 average days on the market for the active listings.
$228,450 median list price for Crown Point Indiana homes.
 
 
 
Solds – 
62 homes sold in Crown Point Indiana.
98 average days on the market for sold homes.$181,250 median price for homes sold in Crown Point Indiana.

 
"Based on information from the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of REALTORS®, Inc..   Multiple Listing Service for the period Jan. 01, 2011 –  Mar. 01, 2012”All information herein has … (0 comments)

homes: Chesterton Indiana Market Statistics Jan. 2011- Jan. 2012 - 02/24/12 12:17 AM
Chesterton Indiana Market Statistics Jan. 2011- Jan. 2012  
Actives –
 
63 homes for sale in Chesterton Indiana homes.
181 average days on the market for the active listings.
$225,000 median list price for Chesterton Indiana homes.
 
 
"Based on information from the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of REALTORS®, Inc..  Multiple Listing Service for the period Feb. 19, 2011 – Feb. 19, 2012”All information herein has not been verified and is not guaranteed.  Copyright ©2012 Rapattoni Corporation. All rights reserved.  U.S. Patent 6,910,045   Generated: 2/23/12 11:05pm
 
Salt Creek, Valparaiso, Indiana Market Statistics 
Hebron, Indiana Market Statistics  
 
Search Thousands … (0 comments)

homes: Doubletree Lake Estates West, Crown Point, Indiana Market Report - 02/18/12 08:15 AM
The housing market in Doubletree Lake Estates West and Crown Point Indiana is very competitive for sellers.  Buyers have a lot of homes to choose from.  Homes currently for sale must be priced right. 
 
Thinking of selling your home?  I am a full time real estate professional with a passion for helping others with buying and selling homes in Crown Point, Indiana.
 
Here are additional market reports for the Crown Point Indiana area:
Schmidt Farms Crown Point Indiana Market ReportCrown Point Indiana Market Report 2011 - 2012Penn Oak subdivision Crown Point Indiana Market Report 
Search Northwest Indiana homes for … (0 comments)

homes: Penn Oak Subdivision, Crown Point, Indiana - Homes for Sale - 02/01/12 05:25 PM
Penn Oak Subdivision, Crown Point, Indiana is conveniently located just five minutes to downtown Crown Point, Indiana. 
 
The average home size in Penn Oak subdivision in Crown Point is about 2104 square feet.  The homes range from 1393 square feet to 2764 square feet. 
 
Homes sold in Penn Oak subdivision averaged 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths.  They are mostly 1 ½ story and 2 story homes.
 
Penn Oak subdivision was developed in about the year 2000.  There have been 129 home sales in the subdivision since that time.  Penn Oak has about 100 homes in the … (1 comments)

homes: Speechless Sunday - Ho ho ho! - 12/18/11 09:19 AM

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homes: Helpful tips for home buyers - 03/11/08 05:43 PM
The home buying process can be confusing and a little scary for first time home buyers.  They generally seem to have a lot of questions but are a little hesitant to ask.  It is my hope that this article will help answer some of those questions and make the home buying process less stressful.
•·         Get pre-approved - The first thing you need to know is your price range.  I'm not talking about how much you are approved for, I'm talking about how much of a house payment you want to be making.  Don't forget to include taxes and utilities.  Remember to … (0 comments)

 
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