indiana: Lapel, Indiana Days! - 07/14/07 09:29 AM
Do you like elephant ears, home-made ice creams, fish-frys, car shows and streets of yard-sales? 
Each year Lapel, Indiana has its annual Lapel Days.  The town becomes quite active with people participating in the many yard sales that the community has in progress.  Some of the historic homes are open to the public for tour and the downtown area has merchants and great food available.
Bob and I enjoyed Dan's Fish-Fry at the Ford Church on Ford Street last night and the home-made ice cream.  There was a wonderful car show today hosted by the Lapel Fire Department and we walked down the streets visiting the … (10 comments)

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indiana: What Transforms a House to a Home? How About a Cactus? - 06/15/07 01:10 AM
Whenever we purchase a house that we actually live in, we do and find things that will make our house a home that is uniqually "ours." 
I'd like to share the gift that Uncle Eddie and Aunt Laura Belle have given to family members and friends.  (While both of these wonderful people have passed, there's a reminder of them living at a few homes.)
When moving back to Indiana, this couple wanted to bring a long something special from their Florida home.  While most of us would not consider Indiana or Michigan a place for a cactus Uncle Eddie and Aunt Laura Belle found out … (11 comments)

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indiana: Looking For A Fun Day Trip in Indiana? - 05/23/07 02:02 PM
One of the fun Indiana Resorts is French Lick Hotel and Casino.  Located about 2 1/2 hours away from Indianapolis, makes it an enjoyable trip for the day or a couple of nights stay.
The Springs Hotel has been beautifully restored and offers 443 renovated rooms to stay in as well as a golf course, casino and spa.  Built in 1845 by a Dr. William Bowles so that people could come and enjoy the "miracle waters" located in this area.
It has been owned by several different owner's over the years that have added on to the original building that Dr. Bowles built.
The … (6 comments)

indiana: Oaklandon Community - Lawrence Township - Indianapolis, Indiana - 05/21/07 02:12 PM

indiana: The Significance of Historic Woodruff Place - Indianapolis, Indiana - 05/01/07 04:01 AM

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indiana: A Sunday Ride to Historic Crown Hill Cemetery - 04/23/07 11:47 AM
If you are into genealogy or history, this is an interesting place to visit.  Located at 700 W. 38th Street, the cemetery has 555 acres of grass, hills, plots, monuments and beautiful trees.  "The Crown,"  is known as the highest hill (842.21 ft.) in Marion County.  This is also the resting place of James Riley.    The picture to the right of downtown was taken from that hill.  Prior to becoming a cemetery, this location was a private farm where many came to picnic and view the downtown area.
Dedicated on June 1, 1864, it became the resting spot for 1,616 of the Union Soldier prisioners that … (8 comments)

indiana: Fortville, Indiana is Still a Small Town Community - 04/22/07 02:13 PM
Living in the Indianapolis area does not mean it's all BIG city or nothing.  There's a small community called Fortville which is located to the east of Indianapolis.  This community is located in Hancock County and has been here for some time.  It was originally incorporated in September of 1865 with 240 people.  Statistics now reveal Population is (year 2000): 3,444. Estimated population in July 2005: 3,626.Through the 90's Fortville's population has grown by about 28%. It is estimated that in recent years Fortville's population has been growing at an annual rate of less than one percent.
For more statistics about this town visit citytowninfo.  Another site … (2 comments)

indiana: Fort Harrison State Park Has Many Things To Do - Visit Indianapolis - 04/19/07 03:30 PM
Located on the North-east side of Indianapolis, Fort Harrison State Park has a little bit of something for everyone.  The 1700-acre park features walking and jogging trails, picnic sites, fishing access to Fall Creek and two national historic districts.
If you like horseback riding, then you will want to visit The Saddle Barn.  There's trail rides, lessons, hayrides and even parent assisted rides for the younger children.
Maybe golf is more your game.  The 18 Hole challenge, designed by the renowned course architect Pete Dye, provides a sporting challenge to all skill levels For availabilty and pricing, check out The Fort Golf … (4 comments)

indiana: Gray Eagle A Master Planned Golf Community of Fishers, Indiana - 04/07/07 06:16 AM
This wonderful community is located in the 116th Street and Brook School Area in Fishers.  This is a master planned golf community that is in the every popular Geist Area.
Besides having the 18 hole golf coarse, homeowners can enjoy the community pool and tennis courts.
The Woods at Gray Eagle offers high-end homes custom homes that range in price from $400,000 to $700,000+.  There are some design requirements which include a minimum of 2400 sq. ft. on a 2-story home and 2000 sq. ft. for a 1 story home.
Existing Gray Eagle homes start at $300,000 and above.  Pulte being the builder of … (4 comments)

indiana: Congratulations and Welcomes are in Order! - 03/18/07 06:12 AM
Well some  great things are happening!  First and foremost, I would like to CONGRATULATE the oh so smart and handsome loan officer in my life, Bob Sloop for hitting a BIG milestone around here known as the 100th post.  He has accomplished this task in a much shorter amount of time than I did.  So HURRAY Honey - way to go! 
When I met Bob (July 2000) what amazed me most about him was how much he loved his job as a mortgage consultant.  The more I got to know him, the more I could see how much he cared about … (3 comments)

indiana: Let's Talk About HUD Homes . . . - 03/16/07 12:05 PM
Did you know that HUD sells properties that you might want to buy?  Click on the link to visit About HUD Homes and learn more about the HUD website.
HUD does two things, it offers low-down payment mortgage loans for homebuyers and it insures lenders of default on FHA insured loans.  When a homeowner defaults on their FHA loan, the bank that owns the loan has a choice of taking their monies and giving the home back to HUD or to keep the home and sell it themselves.  (Most of the time the bank takes their money and turns over the home.)
When HUD receives … (1 comments)

indiana: Open House - Geist Area Home - Indianapolis, IN - 03/14/07 08:45 AM
Sunday, March 18, 2007 please stop by to tour the home at 8346 Admirals Landing Place located in the desirable Geist Area of Indianapolis, Indiana.  Stop by between 3-5p.m.   Located off 86th street and Oaklandon Road. 
This home is a beautiful 2-story home with an open and spacious feel.  From the moment you enter the front door you will be impressed with the high ceilings, neutral decor and flowing floor plan.
List Price $220,000
3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 car attached garage, formal livingroom, diningroom, familyroom w/fireplace and eat-in kitchen w/center island.
If unable to attend, please don't hesitate to contact me for a personal showing … (1 comments)

indiana: Are You Looking For A Fixer Upper or Investment Properties? - 03/13/07 01:02 PM
Are you looking for a fixer-upper?  Have you thought about purchasing investment properties?  If you are looking in the Greater Indianapolis Area, I believe I can help you find that home.
List Price $105,000 
Here's a home that is pre-foreclosure.  Built in 2002 and listed with Aim High Realty.  Home offers 1900sq. ft and is located in Warren Township. 
Here's a HUD owned home in Washington Township.  List Price $38,000.  Built in 1920.  Home is eligible for a 203K loan.
Here's a home with a large lot .37 acres.  Home has 2120 sq. ft. and a basement with 1028 sq. ft.  Hardwood floors and … (2 comments)

indiana: Spring Is In The Indianapolis Air! - 03/09/07 03:45 AM
Today sure is a beautiful day in Indianapolis.  The temperature so far is 54 degrees and the sun is shinning bright. 
Makes it hard to look out the window and be productive inside when I'd rather be enjoying the sun like these geese are doing just off to the side of our building.
Often times the change from a winterish day to a warmer spring type day gets people thinking about a move.  If you or someone you know is considering a move in the near future, please visit my website for free home searches and information.  If you would … (3 comments)

indiana: Indiana Job Outlook - 03/04/07 01:47 PM
According to an article on Friday in the Indiana Inside Edge, a Honda Supplier could contribute 900 jobs to Indiana.  The mayor in New Castle, Tom Nipp says that TS Tech North America, Inc.  is planning to build a $25 million automotive parts manufacturing facility in the city.  This could contribute 900 more jobs over a two year period.  Tech North America, Inc. would be the supplier of seats for Honda who is planning to build an automotive facility in nearby Greensburg.
The Governor Mitch Daniels of Indiana is still waiting for final approval from Honda about its proposal to build a plant in … (2 comments)

indiana: Bye, Bye Miss American Pie . . .(Foreclose, the loss of the American Dream) - 02/18/07 11:28 AM
We read about it in our newspapers, hear about it on the news and have seen it in our neighborhoods.  Foreclosures are on the rise.  Unfortunately, Indianapolis, Indiana has been in the top 5 states for the last couple of years.  Why is this happening more and more and what can you do to keep it from happening to you?
In a recent study by the Center for Responsible Lending it was found that 2.2 million homeowners may face foreclosure.  Part of this is due to the sub-prime mortgage market.
There's a number of factors that go into the sub-prime market yet the … (3 comments)


Cynthia Sloop

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