porter county: Seven Peaks Water Park - Pass of All Passes!!! - 03/25/13 11:08 AM
 
Seven Peaks Water Park – Chesterton/Porter Indiana

A friend told me that the water park in the Chesterton/Porter area formerly known as Splash Down Dunes would be reopening this year as Seven Peaks Water Park.
They were excited about the Chicagoland Pass of All Passes that was being offered.  The pass allows unlimited admission to the Seven Peaks Water Park all season.  Sounds great, right?
This pass is SO MUCH MORE!!!
Chicago Sky baskeball- admission to 4 different games
Chicago Wolves hockey – admission to 8 different games
Chicago Rush football – admission to 3 different games
Gary South Shore Railcats – admission … (1 comments)

porter county: Porter County Indiana yearly home sale statistics - 01/07/13 01:05 PM

Selling ... Selling ... SOLD!

Are you still interested in selling your property?  This is the time of year the market warms up.  Now is the perfect time to list if you are serious about selling your property.

Northwest Indiana home sales and prices are on an up trend.  The low interest rates make this the perfect time to buy or sell!

Porter County stats:
January 1, 2011 — January 31, 2011
1456 homes sold in the year 2011
Avg. of 119 days on the market
Avg. sale  price $157,000
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January 1, 2012 — January 31, 2012
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porter county: Northwest Indiana Real Estate is on an up trend - 01/07/13 12:56 PM
 
Northwest Indiana real estate is on an up trend!  There has never been a better time to buy or sell property with the low interest rates.
I service 5 counties (Lake, Porter, Newton, Jasper and LaPorte).  Four out of five counties saw slight increases in sold home prices when comparing 2011 numbers to 2012. All five counties saw slight increases in the number of homes sold.

Here are the home sale percentages:

Lake County -  home sales were up 15.11%
Porter County – home sales were up 13.94%
Newton County – home sales were up 45% … (1 comments)

porter county: Porter County Indiana November home sales comparison - 12/01/12 09:41 AM
 Porter County Indiana November home sales comparison
 
Porter County Indiana is comprised of eleven cities and towns.  These include Chesterton, Hebron, Kouts, Portage and Valparaiso as a few.Home sales have gone up 45.05% over last November in comparing market statistics for single family homes in all of Porter County.
Home prices have gone down 1.00% over last November in the same market statistics for Porter County Indiana.Let’s look at the past three years of November sales of single family homes.November 1, 2010 – November 30, 2010
81homes sold in Porter County Indiana.Those homes were on the market an average … (0 comments)

porter county: Valparaiso's Annual Sell-A-Bration Arts & Craft Show - 11/16/12 01:23 AM
 
Valparaiso’s Annual Sell-A-Bration Arts & Crafts Show will be held at the Porter County Expo Center off of US 49 and Division.
This is one of the largest arts and crafts shows in the area.  Last year there were over 170 participants. 
When:  November 17th and 18th 10:00 am to 4:00 pmAdmission is only $1.00. 
Traditionally you can find a little bit of everything at this craft show.  There will be woodworking, cloth crafts, ornaments, and food.
So get a jump start on your holiday shopping at a fun annual event! 
For more information on the … (4 comments)

porter county: Porter County Indiana Home Prices 1996 – 2011 - 02/27/12 11:50 PM

 
 
Porter County Indiana Home Prices 1996 – 2011 show that home prices are currently at a 36.64% increase over the 15 year period. 
 
 
 
 
This chart shows that Porter County Indiana home prices had peaked in 2007 at $178,000. 
From 1996 to 2007 there was a 54.92% increase in home prices. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Home prices in Porter County Indiana saw a downturn in the years following the high in 2007.    
 
From 2007 to the end of 2011 home prices in Porter County Indiana decreased 11.80%.   While … (0 comments)

porter county: Porter County Indiana Home Sales 1996 – 2011 - 02/26/12 12:15 PM
Porter County Indiana Home Sales 1996 – 2011 show that the number of homes sold have fluctuated with the economy over the past 15 years. 

 
Homes sold in Porter County Indiana have increased the past three years.  The numbers show a 6.84% increase in sold homes. 
 
There was a 75.96% increase in the number of Porter County Indiana homes sold from the starting point of 1996 to the high in 2004. 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Real Estate Values and Market Trends
Porter County … (3 comments)

porter county: Valparaiso, Indiana Market Report January 2012 - 01/28/12 03:41 PM
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porter county: 508 East Sigler St., Hebron, Indiana 46341 - 01/13/12 11:02 AM

 
Hebron, Indiana is at the south end of Porter County.  I’ve lived in Hebron for over twenty years now.  It is a wonderful little sleeper town. 
 
I remember when we were looking for a home and drove through the town for the first time.  Everyone would wave at us and I have to admit it was nice in a hesitant but comforting way. Hebron, Indiana has not grown much over the years.  The graduating classes are around 70 students at Hebron High School.  You can count on the same friendly people to greet you at the local businesses.  The Country … (4 comments)

porter county: Market Statistics for Salt Creek Subdivision, Valparaiso, Indiana - 01/12/12 02:17 PM

Market Statistics for Salt Creek subdivision –  January 2012
Salt Creek subdivision is located in Porter County Indiana. 
Salt Creek is a great little subdivision about 5 miles west of downtown Valparaiso. 
The subdivision has always had a good turn over time for sold homes. 
 
Here are the comps for Salt Creek subdivision for January 2012 (one year period):
 
Active listings – 15 homes listed with an average sales price of $115,000.
 
Contingents listings – 3
 
Solds – 19 homes sold with an average sales price of $ 113,000.
 
"Based on information from the … (0 comments)

porter county: Ready for Spring? 9th Annual Porter County Gardening Show - 01/02/12 04:34 PM
 
The 9th Annual Porter County Gardening Show is coming to the Porter County Expo Center on Saturday, January 21, 2012. 
Time is from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Admission is $10.00  (kids under 12 free) and parking is free.
 
 
What a wonderful way to enjoy a bit of spring during the winter.  Bring family, friends, neighbors….there is something for everyone at this event. Gardening experts, over 100 exhibits and vendors, kids corner, door prizes.  Stop by the event and learn about various ways of gardening, talk to local garden experts, participate in the seed and bulb exchange. 
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