elkhart county: Cobblestone Crossing Subdivision, Elkhart County, IN - 01/20/17 08:22 AM
Cobblestone Crossing Subdivision, Elkhart County, IN.   
 
Cobblestone Crossing Subdivision is located on Bristol Street,  one half mile west of CR 17, behind Martin's Supermarket.  Cobblestone Crossing  Subdivision  is located on the north side of the road, behind Cobblestone Crossing Shopping Center in Osolo Township, Elkhart Indiana. There are a total of ninety-one lots spread out over 26 acres.  The average size lot is 60 x 120.
Cobblestone Crossing Subdivision has Zero Lot lines, Patio Homes, Villas and Condos.  They are an active lifestyle community, all homes were built exclusively by Fireside Homes.
Home Owner Association dues are $20 a month for single family residences and $140 a month for Condo's. (Pricing is subject to change)
Downtown … (1 comments)

elkhart county: Copperfield Subdivision, Elkhart County, Indiana - 01/16/17 05:10 PM
Copperfield Subdivision, Elkhart County, Indiana.
 
One of the many subdivisions in Elkhart County is located northwest of Ekhart, in Cleveland Township. Even though the subdivision is in Elkhart County, it has a Granger 46530 USPS zip code.
Created in 2001, has grown from 80 acres to 127 acres and will house 130 homes, when completed. The main entrance is just north of the Indiana Toll Road overpass from County Road 1 on the west side of the road. They consist of both one-half and one acre lots, in which are still available, some wooded.
Shopping and restaurants are just a few minutes from home, as … (1 comments)

elkhart county: Elkhart County Yearly Market Report - 2015 vs 2016 - 01/09/17 03:42 PM
  Elkhart County Yearly Market Report - 2015 vs 2016
Elkhart County, is located in extreme north central Indiana. The 2016 statistics for Elkhart County, shows an active market with 2074 residential homes sold.  During the same period in 2015 a lesser amount of 2005 homes were sold. The average Days on Market for the period was 67, which is less than the 2015 amount of  76 DOM.
 
The average Listng Price for 2016 increased by 5.7% over 2015.
The average Selling Price for 2016 increased by 8.8% over 2015.
The average Days on Market for 2016 decreased by 11.8% from 2015
Disclaimer:  The figures shown, do not include “For Sale by Owner” homes and only homes that were entered into the MLS system.
 
The … (6 comments)

elkhart county: Elkhart County, IN Market Report - August, 2016. - 09/18/16 01:52 AM
Elkhart County, IN Market Report - August, 2016.   
Elkhart County, is located in extreme north central Indiana. August, 2016 statistics for Elkhart County, shows an active market with 242 residential homes sold.  The average Days on Market for the period was 74, which is less than the 2015 amount of 76 DOM.
 
The average Listing Price for 2016 increased by .8% over 2015.
The average Selling Price for 2016 increased by 11.8% over 2015.
The average Days on Market for 2016 decreased by 2.7% from 2015
Disclaimer:  The figures shown, do not include “For Sale by Owner” homes and only homes that were entered into the MLS system.
 
The market in Elkhart County, with the inventory declining, buyers are still looking for homes to fit their needs. Now … (8 comments)

elkhart county: Clinton Twp, Elkhart County, IN Market Report - First Half of 2016 - 07/11/16 06:24 AM
Clinton Twp, Elkhart County, IN Market Report -
First Half of 2016
 
Clinton Township is located in the northwest part of Elkhart County, Indiana.  People who live in Clinton Township are conveniently located , with the city of Goshen and the towns of Millersburg, Benton and New Paris nearby. State Road 13 and State Road 4 runs through Clinton Township.
The first half of 2016, Clinton Twp., shows an active market with 14 residential homes sold and an additional 4 sales pending.  The average Days on Market for the period, is 76 and there are currently 6 homes still active on the market For Sale.
The average Listing Price for 2016 increased by 5.9% over 2015.
The average Selling Price for 2016 increased by 28.5% over … (8 comments)

elkhart county: Osolo Twp, Elkhart County, IN Market Report - First Half of 2016 - 07/10/16 06:19 AM
Osolo Twp, Elkhart County, IN Market Report -
First Half of 2016
 
Osolo Township is located in the northwest part of Elkhart County, Indiana.  People who live in Osolo Township are conveniently located , with the city of Elkhart and the town of Bristol nearby. State Road 19 and Toll Road Interstate I-80/90 both run through Osolo Township.
The first half of 2016, Osolo Twp., shows an active market with 16 residential homes sold and an additional 6 sales pending.  The average Days on Market for the period, is 79 and there are currently 9 homes still active on the market For Sale.
The average Listing Price for 2016 increased by 4.6% over 2015.
The average Selling Price for 2016 increased by 11.0% over 2015.
Disclaimer:  The … (6 comments)

elkhart county: Harrison Twp, Elkhart County, IN Market Report - First Half of 2016 - 07/07/16 10:44 PM
Harrison Twp, Elkhart County, IN Market Report -
First Half of 2016
 
Harrison Township is located in the southwest part of Elkhart County, Indiana.  People who live in Harrison Township are conveniently located , with the town of Goshen nearby. State Road 119 runs through Harrison Township.
The first half of 2016, Harrison Twp., shows an active market with 4 residential homes sold and an additional 3 sales pending.  The average Days on Market for the period, is 111 and there are currently 7 homes still active on the market For Sale.

The average Listing Price for 2016 increased by 16.9% from 2015.
The average Selling Price for 2016 decreased by 5.4% from 2015.
Disclaimer:  The figures shown, do not include “For Sale by Owner” homes and only homes that … (2 comments)

elkhart county: Baugo Twp, Elkhart County, IN Market Report - First Half of 2016 - 07/07/16 03:07 AM
Baugo Twp, Elkhart County, IN Market Report -
First Half of 2016
 
Baugo Township is located in the northwest part of Elkhart County, Indiana.  People who live in Baugo Township are conveniently located, with the city of Elkhart and the town of Wakarusa nearby. State Road 19, US 20 and US 33 runs through Baugo Township.
The first half of 2016, Baugo Twp., shows an active market with 65 residential homes sold and an additional 20 sales pending.  The average Days on Market for the period, is 69 and there are currently 22 homes still active on the market For Sale.
 
The average Listing Price for 2016 decreased by 1.3% from 2015.
The average Selling Price for 2016 decreased by 1.9% from 2015.
Disclaimer:  The figures … (1 comments)

elkhart county: Bring Your Lawn Chair, or Bring Your Ride -The Goshen Cruisin' Reunion - 06/15/16 12:15 AM
Bring Your Lawn Chair, or Bring Your Ride -
The Goshen Cruisin' Reunion!   
 
Friday, July 1, 2016
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
 
FREE to the Public

The Historic town of Goshen, with it's hometown businesses and restaurants are the scene of the themed monthly festival "First Friday", with the annual Goshen Cruisin' Reunion. Classic cars from all over converge on downtown Goshen, as well as the locals, who want to show off their rides too. The public line the streets standing, sitting and waving to their favorites, as they drive up and down Main street.
In addition to the entertainers, performers, food vendors the Goshen community of over … (14 comments)

elkhart county: What Happened to Cheep Houses and Cars with High Interest Rates? - 06/13/16 08:24 AM
What Happened to Cheep Houses and Cars?
What Happened to High Interest Rates?
When I compare the purchase of my first house and first new car, vs the prices of houses and cars today, I wonder what happened along the way.
My first home, I purchased in 1970.
It was a 1-1/2 story, 3 bedrooms and 1-1/2 baths, full basement, just 2 blocks from an elementary school and 6 blocks from the High School.  It was the ideal home for us. We paid $17,400. but the interest rate was 8.5%.
About the same time, I purchased a 1968 Mustang 2+2 fastback with air conditioning.  It was a … (10 comments)

elkhart county: The 2016 Parade of Homes, Builder's Association of Elkhart County - 06/08/16 08:51 AM
The 2016 Parade of Homes,
Builder's Association of Elkhart County.
The Parade of Homes features 13 Home Builders between June 18 - 26, 2016.  The hours are:
Saturday and Sunday 1 pm to 8 pm
Monday - Friday, 5 pm to 9 pm
If you're looking for a new home, inspiration on your current home are making plans for your dream home. the Parade of Homes has it all.
Discount tickets are available at all Martin's Supermarkets.
 
The participating builders and home Locations are:
 
Dave Mark Construction  (Dave Mark)
PRESOLD HOME - Borkholder Country Manor, 57674 CR 23, Goshen, IN
 
K.W. Yoder Construction, Inc. (Kevin Yoder/Dan Schaubert)
PRESOLD HOME - Copperfield, 30457 Deer Pointe, Granger, … (10 comments)

elkhart county: Bonneyville Mill, Indiana's Oldest Continuously Operating Grist Mill - 06/05/16 07:10 AM
Bonneyville Mill, 
Indiana's Oldest Continuously Operating Grist Mill.       
 
Established in the mid 1830s, located in Elkhart County still produces stone ground flour the old-fashioned way, using water from the Little Elkhart River.  The mill has a unique horizontal water wheel, instead of the traditional vertical wheel, which could produce  larger quantities of horsepower.
Among other grains, the mill  produced the "Famous Buckwheat Pancake Flour", which it still produces the old fashioned way, along with corn, wheat and rye, from May through October.
The Grist Mill now belongs to the Elkhart County Park and Recreation Board.  The mill is open to the public … (4 comments)

elkhart county: 2016 Quilt Garden Season, Elkhart County, Indiana - 05/13/16 01:49 AM
2016 Quilt Garden Season, Elkhart County, Indiana.   
 
Previous years Garden and Mural quilt designs
Indiana is 200 years old in 2016 and this years Quilt Gardens will  be joining the celebration with 19 quilt patterns and 21 Quilt murals representing the various time periods of Indiana History.  You can view the displays from May 30 through October 1, 2016. They are located in the communities of Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Shipshewana and Wakaurusa, along the Heritage Trail.
The Elkhart County Historical Museum at 304 W. Vistula St., Bristol, IN will be hosting a reception celebrating the beginning of the new season and those … (7 comments)

elkhart county: Lemonade Day - Elkhart County, IN - May 21, 2016 - 05/09/16 08:54 AM
Lemonade Day - Elkhart County, IN - May 21, 2016.    
Video from 2015 Featuring Sofia and Parnasi
Lemonade Day is an exciting day for Elkhart County, as the Junior Achievement has been helping young entrepreneurs from preschool through High School to learn how to run a business.
Lemonade Day started in 2007 in Houston, Texas and now has over a million children around North America, participating, by designing and operating their own Lemonade Stand.
They learn Budgeting, Profit making goals, Serving Customers, Repaying Investors and Giving Back to the Community. through the process, the children learn Goal-setting, Problem solving and gaining Self esteem.
The Lemonade stands … (16 comments)

elkhart county: Easter Sunday Activities at Amish Acres, Nappanee, IN - 03/05/16 12:49 AM
Easter Sunday Activities
at Amish Acres, Nappanee, IN.   
March 27, 2016, starting at 1:00 pm
 
Amish Acres is hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt, along with many other activities, including their famous Threshers Dinner Buffet at their century old restaurant barn. (Served from 10:30 am - 4:00 pm). Carryout dinners are also available. (800-800-4942) See website for details.
1000 candy filled Easter Eggs will be hidden for the children 12 years old and under, in the courtyard and the orchard.   There will be 3 Golden eggs with a Gold Dollars in them, 3 Silver eggs, each with a silver dollar inside. There will … (5 comments)

elkhart county: When is the Best Time to Build a Home, in Northern Indiana? - 02/21/16 08:38 AM
 When is the best time to start a new home construction in
Northern Indiana?
 
With the inventory low, there are more buyers than there are homes, to fit their criteria. In many cases the Buyers are tired of waiting for the right home to appear on the market, so they have turned to possibly building a home. New home construction in our market is on the rise!
There are many aspects of building a custom home, or a spec home, that most buyers are not aware of. Contacting the builders direct, is not the best option in gathering information. By … (10 comments)

elkhart county: I Want to Build a Home for my Family. What do I do? - 02/11/16 12:27 AM
 
I Want to Build a Home for My Family.
What do I do?
 
With the limited selections of available homes on the market, many people are turning to the possibility of having their home built. Most know that when you want to buy an existing home, it is best to go through a Real Estate Agent, but what about a new home construction project?
The Buyer must first find a place to build, then find someone to build the home. It is important to know that it is not an advantage to the Buyer, to go directly to the builder, even though … (16 comments)

elkhart county: Hidden Meadow Subdivision - 4 Year Report - 01/16/16 05:22 AM
Hidden Meadow Subdivision - 4 Year Report.
Hidden Meadow Subdivision is located in Elkhart County, Indiana on the south side of County Road 18, between County Road 17 and State Road 15.
The Following report shows the number of homes sold between 2012 and 2015 that were recorded in the local Multiple Listing Service.
 
Active Listings - There are currently 3 Active Listings in the MLS as of January 16, 2016.
Sold - The number of homes sold from January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2015, not including For Sale by owner and Pending Sales were 28.
Days on the Market … (8 comments)

elkhart county: Places to Celebrate New Years Eve, in St. Joseph & Elkhart Co., IN - 12/13/15 08:07 AM
Places to Celebrate New Years Eve,
in St. Joseph & Elkhart Counties in Indiana. 
Ring in 2016
Here is a list of places, if you don't have your reservations yet, for New Years Eve.
 
St Joseph County, Indiana
 
New Year's Eve Party at South Bend Elks #235
3535 E. McKinley Ave., South Bend, IN
$50 per person / $90 per couple
For Information call 574-233-1139
 
Club Fever
222 South Michigan St., South Bend, IN
$10 cover, or $5 with a current student ID
Ages 21 and older only
 
William and Mary Ann Smith Ballroom at the Morris Inn
139 N. Notre Dame Avenue., South Bend, IN
$45 per person / $210 with hotel room for … (11 comments)

elkhart county: 2nd Annual Pay-it-Forward Contest - A Pile of Games! - 12/12/15 11:02 PM
2nd Annual Pay-it-Forward Contest - A Pile of Games! 
 
The Builders Association of Elkhart County (BAEC) held it's Holiday Auction and luncheon at their office this last week, to raise money for the BAEC Scholarship Fund.  It was a huge success, with over 40 auction items donated.
Some of the attendees were Builders, Real Estate Agents, Bank representatives, a member of the local television station and even a member of the State government and builder.
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate is a member of the BAEC and were delighted to be involved in this event. The donated pieces took up two rooms and … (15 comments)

 
Larry Johnston, Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN (Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)

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Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

Elkhart, IN

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