realtor: Elkhart Subdivision Real Estate Agent Evelyn Johnston Reports 2009 Amber Wood Hills Subdivision Home Sales - 01/01/10 10:56 AM
Amber Wood Hills Subdivision located in Jefferson Township just off of CR 20 on CR 21 and within the Fairfield Community School District finished the year with 1 home that sold for $277,500 after being on the market for 195 days.  
If you are interested in living in Amber Wood Hills Subdivision there is currently one home listed for sale.  Call your Elkhart Subdivision Real Estate Agent Evelyn Johnston with Prudential One Realty at 574-304-7148 to make an appointment to tour the home.
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realtor: Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston Lists 70 Something Ways To Lose Your Home Part 8 - 10/03/09 07:53 AM
70 something waqys to lose your home started a while back and you can catch up here.  eWe are talking about the reasons why you would want to use a reputable Title Company when you purchase your residence or any other real estate.  Let's review numbers 71 to 77.
71.  Pre-existing viiolation of subdivision mapping laws.
72.  Pre-existing violation of zoning ordinances
73.  Pre-existing violation of conditions, covenants and restrictions affecting the land.
74.  Post-policy forgery against the insured interest.
75.  Forced removal of residential improvements due to lack of an appropriate building permit (subject to deductible).
76.  Post-policy construction of … (0 comments)

realtor: Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston Says: If You Are Behind In Your Mortgage Payment, There Is Hope! - 10/02/09 01:16 PM
The first thing you should do if you are behind in your mortgage payment, is, call your Mortgage Lender and ask for their help, says Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston with Prudential One Realty.  Your Mortgage Lender does not want your home back, they are in the business to loan money, and accept deposits.
Give your Mortgage Lender the opportunity to modify your loan, if possible, and stay in the home.  Do not move out!  Once you leave the home the Mortgage Lender can accelerate the foreclosure process and take possession of the home, when there may have been a chance for … (0 comments)

realtor: Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston Lists 70 Something Ways To Lose Your Home Part 5 - 09/30/09 08:07 AM
To continue with our list of 70 something ways to lose your home, I will list items 41 to 60.  To go back and beging at the first posting of 70 something ways to lose your home part 1, click here.
41.  Undisclosed but recorded option, or right of first refusal, to purchase property.oven
42.  Undisclosed but recorded covenants or restrictions, with (or without) rights of reverter.
43.  Undisclosed but recorded easements (for utilities, access, drainage, airspace, views) benefiting neighboring land.
44.  Undiscloes but recorded boundry, party wall or setback agreements
45.  Errors in tax records (mailing tax bill to wrong party … (0 comments)

realtor: Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston Meets Garden Homes at Elkhart Fall Home Show - 09/26/09 02:31 PM
The Elkhart Fall Home Show held at the RV/Motorhome Hall of Fame in Elkhart was small but cozy when compared to the Spring Show.  However, it left time to talk to the different building related companies that displayed their products and services.
Garden Homes out of South Bend, Indianaadded to their standard, a higher commitment to living green. Today's home buyers want to lower their energy bills and live in healthier homes.  Garden Homes is now certified by the NAHB (National Home Builders Association) National Green Building Program, which has a flexible green rating system to fit their budgets.  For green … (2 comments)

realtor: Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston Lists 70 Something Ways To Lose Your Home Part 4 - 09/26/09 02:15 PM
Items 31 to 40 coming up! To learn the first 30 items of 70 something ways to lose your home, part one, click here.  Here we go:
31.  In affective release of prior satisfaction of mortgage due to bankruptcy or creditor prior to recording of release (avoiding powers in bankruptcy)
32.  In affective release of prior mortgage or lien, as fraudulently obtained by predecessor in title.
33.  Disputed release of prior mortgage or lien, as given as mistake or misunderstanding
34.  In affective subordination agreement, causing junior lien to be reinstated to priority
35.  Deed recorded but not properly indexed so … (2 comments)

realtor: Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston Says Ahhh to Ayr Custom Cabinetry of Nappanee Indiana - 09/26/09 01:52 PM
Looking at a brochure and seeing the real thing are two different subjects.  Photo's can be touched up, but seeing and touching the cabnetry is a delight to the eyes!  Ayr Custom Cabinetry is truly breath taking mastery in cabnet finishing.
Ayr's commitment to crafting quality cabinets began in the 1960's according to their brochure, when David Miller started spending evenings making cabinets in his garage.  Then, in 1965, he expanded his work by renting a small building and turning his after-work hobby into a full fledged business.  it was a risky move, relying on the skill of his hands to … (0 comments)

realtor: Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston Lists 70 Something Ways To Lose Your Home Part 3 - 09/26/09 01:10 PM
Are you ready for items 21 to 30 of the 70 something ways to lose your home?  If this is your first article on this, please go back to part 1 of 70 something ways to lose your home. Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston continues:
21.  Deed affecting property purported to be separate property of grantor, which is in fact community or jointly-owned property.
22.  Undisclosed divorce of one who conveys as sole heir of a deceased former spouse.
23.  Deed affecting property of deceased person, not joining all heirs.
24.  Deed following administration of estate of missing person, who later re-appears.
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realtor: Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston Meets Granitech Desgn Center At Elkhart Fall Home Show - 09/26/09 12:54 PM
Lisa Graber represented Granitech Design Center at the Elkhart Fall Home Show and was surrounded by stunning cabnetry and granite table tops and counters.  Located on Old US 20 near the new Wal Mart, Granitech started in 1998 and has assembled a professional staff with over 60 years of experience in working with natural stone. The experience encompasses the highest quality of design, fabrication and installation for residential and commercial application. Their expertise extends to work with kitchen counter tops, fireplace surrounds and hearths, bath vanity tops, tub and shower surrounds and a large variety of flooring materials.  Granitech is committed to … (0 comments)

realtor: Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston Lists 70 Something Ways To Lose Your Home Part 2 - 09/26/09 12:33 PM
Here I will talk about reasons 11 to 20 in part 2 of 70 something ways to lose your home.  If you missed the first 10 ways to lose your home you can read part 1 here. We are talking about the importance of obtaining Title Insurance from a reputable and financially secure company, like Metropolitan Title Company here in Elkhart.  According to Scott York, here are the next reasons you could lose your home:
11.  Deed challenged as being given under fraud, undue influence or duress.
12. Deed following non-judicial foreclosure, where required procedure was not followed.
13.  Deed affecting land … (0 comments)

realtor: Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston Visits Fall Home Show - NuVale Products Sells A Green Building Product - 09/26/09 12:20 PM
Elkhart Fall Home Show is much cozier than the Spring Show, yet a well rounded group of building experts were displaying their products, floor plans and various items.
One of the most unique displays to me was the Grey Water Recycling water solution. According to their brochure, they quoted the US Department of the Interior who claim "In some areas of the United States, existing water supplies are or will be inadequate to meet the demands for water for people, cities, farms and the environment even under normal water supply conditions."
BBC News said "The world's supply of fresh water is … (0 comments)

realtor: Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston Lists 70 Something Ways To Lose Your Home Part 1 - 09/26/09 11:58 AM
Not a very pleasant thought, to lose your home, let alone 70 something ways to lose your home, and there is probably many many more reasons besides those I list in which you can lose your home says Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston.  Metropolitan Title Company provided the list, something to get your mind thinking about what assurances you have when you purchase Title Insurance...
Some of these items will also stop a Short Sale from being approved as well.  Let's take a look and see what not to do...
Forged deeds, mortgages, satisfactions or releases - well, yes, forgery is never a … (0 comments)

realtor: Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston Certified Short Sale Specialist Says-How Can I Help You? - 09/12/09 07:15 AM
There is no shortage of Short Sales in Elkhart according to Certified Short Sale Specialist Evelyn Johnston with Prudential One Realty.  It seems like every subdivision, every income Home Owner has representation in the homes currently listed in the Multiple Listing Service of Elkhart County, Indiana.
Long term unemployment has spread from the labor force on up and through managment and even owners of businesses.  When no one is ordering products they affect manufacturerers and suppliers too.
If you have been caught in the crossfire of extended unemployment and your home is in jeapordy, make sure you call a Certified Short … (2 comments)

realtor: Elkhart REALTOR Evelyn Johnston $8,000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Check List - 09/10/09 05:27 PM
The time is running out if you are wanting to buy a home in Elkhart and take advantage of the $8,000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit.  In order to claim this $8,000 you must:
Find a Home you want to buy Not have owned a home in the prior 3 years Single person's income must be $75,000 or less Married person's income must be $150,000 or less You must live in the home for three years The of Indiana Association REALTOR(r)'s published this checklist:
Get in Order.  Have the client complete all the necessary paperwork that will be asked for … (0 comments)

realtor: Elkhart Indiana The Market Has Shifted, How Are You Taking Advantage? - 12/28/08 03:27 AM
Elkhart Indiana, WAKE UP!  This, today, is the time to buy a home.  If you were planning on moving up in the next 2 to 3 years, NOW is the time to buy!  Homes are at a price to sell, when the market shifts again and you realize it has, it will be to late, the prices will have already increased! The Market has shifted, how are you taking advantage?  You can buy more home for your money right now!
Sit down and make a list of your must have's and wants.  Include all the things you want in a dream house then … (0 comments)

realtor: Elkhart Indiana Couple Express Gratitude to Certified Short Sale Specialist Evelyn Johnston - 12/24/08 08:29 AM
Yesterday I received the following letter in the mail...It was dated December 9, 2009
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
My husband and I found ourselves having financial difficulties int he fall of 2007 after my husband left the RV industry.  We fell behind in our mortgage payments and soon realized that foreclosure was imminent.  After moving in July of 2008 we received a letter in the mail from Evelyn Johnston from Prudential One Realty.  We disregarded it at first, but received a second letter from her at the end of July.  After discussing it, we decided to give Evelyn a chance … (0 comments)

realtor: Elkhart Indiana Realtor Evelyn Johnston Completes Broker Real Estate Course - 12/03/08 12:22 PM
Prudential One Realty is proud of REALTOR Evelyn Johnston for sucessfully completing a fifty-four hour program covering real estate law, principles, practices, math, rules and regulations as designaed and approved by the Indiana Real Estate Commission in order to be eligible to take the Indiana State Exam for Brokers.
Indiana reguires at least one year of experience as a REALTOR as a prerequesit to becoming a Broker.  Evelyn has also completed the 16 hours of required Continued Education, become a Certified Short Sale Specialist and works diligently for her Clients.  We are proud to have her as part of our Family … (4 comments)

realtor: Shhh! I am being WATCHED by the competition... - 11/09/08 06:58 AM
I got a good laugh out of this!  Another REALTOR and I are in the middle of a deal on one of my short sale properties, She is absolutely the most fun Agent I have worked with in a year and a half.  We just connected, you know what I mean?  Well, the other day she asked if I knew some of the other REALTORS are watching me, and in my innocence I asked why?  Are they wanting to recruit me?  NO!  They are watching to see if I am closing any of the short sale properties, so they know whether … (1 comments)

realtor: Elkhart County, Indiana, Can You Buy A Home With Past Credit Problems? - 04/18/08 03:37 PM
Elkhart County Home Buyers who have credit problems can make it harder to qualify, but it's quite possible for Buyers with poor credit to obtain home loans.
Anyone who has had a financial problem - whether it was a matter of late credit payments, delinquent tax, or even a judgment that was filed - should expect this data to be a factor when applying for a mortgage.
How critical a factor? Minor lapses will probably have little or no effect; however, buyers with serious problems may still qualify for a loan but may have to pay a higher rate of interest or provide … (0 comments)

realtor: Elkhart County Indiana Middlebury Library Activities - 04/17/08 11:44 PM
Activities happening at the Middlebury Public Library located at 101 E.Winslow Street, 574-825-5601 and Dial-A-Story 825-2700
Let's Talk About It; 7 pm Tuesday is the next lecture and book discussion in this spring's Jewish Literature series.  The book is "O My America!" by Johanna Kaplan.  Visit our website for more information.National Gardening Month; 7 pm April 22nd hear Rita Henehan speak on "Garden Thugs or True Invasive Plants."This public announcement is brought to you by your local Elkhart County Expert, Evelyn Johnston, REALTOR with Prudential One Realty.
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