indiana: Just Sold - 1st Time Valpo Home Buyers chose F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate to represent them! - 09/28/14 05:00 AM

While we were at our friends 4th of July get together this summer, we struck up a conversation with mutual friends we had not seen in awhile and before we knew it we were giving them the name of some lenders we work with to call the following week and see if they could get pre-approved to buy their 1st home verses sign another (increasing) rent lease.
About 10 weeks later - they closed escrow on an affordable, home sweet home!

1st Time Home Buyers chose F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate to represent them in the purchase of … (2 comments)

indiana: DeMotte Indiana Real Estate Sold when listed by F.C.Tucker 1st Team - 12/29/13 06:08 AM
Recently this home sold in the Sandy Pines neighborhood in DeMotte, IN

The home was on the market previously by 5 different agents and the listing expired.
When listed by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate, there was an accepted offer in 27 days.
We did not know the sellers of this property prior to listing it.
Previously, we had listed and sold 2 other homes on this same block and the sellers said they got
our contact information from their old neighbor (a past client of ours).
If you are looking to sell your Jasper County Property,
Talk To Tucker = … (0 comments)

indiana: Valparaiso, IN 46385 Move in Ready Ranch Home For Sale Union Township - 03/05/13 07:36 AM
We've blogged about the award winning schools in Valparaiso Indiana's Union Township before.
Today in the snowstorm, we listed for sale a move in ready home in Union Township's
Salt Creek Neighborhood.
This Updated Ranch Home is move in ready and will offer much to do when summer comes->
Like a 24ft. round pool with solar heater in the fenced backyard that backs up to the neighborhood common area!

The awesome (year round) Hot Tub which is negotiable :)
Located close to the elementary school
minutes from downtown Valpo
major roads nearby for ease of commute to … (0 comments)

indiana: Ladies Bible Study in Valparaiso, Indiana starts 8/21/12 come join us! - 07/08/12 05:39 AM
Come Join Us - New Ladies Tuesday Evening Bible Study and Fellowship
Men of the Bible – A One Year Devotional Study of Men in Scripture
By Ann Spangler and Robert Wolgemuth
Meets in RM 120 at CLC Valpo on Tuesdays, starts 8/21/12 from 7:15 to 8:45 pm
Book Description
“Men of the Bible takes a close-up look at fifty-two men in Scripture - complex flesh-and-blood characters whose strengths and weaknesses often seem strangely similar to our own. Heroes and villains, sinners and prophets, commoners and kings . . . their dramatic life stories provide us … (2 comments)

indiana: Shorewood Forest Real Estate For Sale in Valparaiso, IN 46385 - 05/22/12 04:56 AM
We've blogged about beautiful sunsets on Lake Louise, the private lake in the recreational community in
Northwest Indiana's Shorewood Forest.
This Union Township neighborhood with award winning schools in Valparaiso, IN has a variety of homes for sale at various price points that are in a scenic setting. Living here offers residents a Lifestyle of vacation like activities year round!
 Recently, we listed a Shorewood Forest Home For Sale in Valparaiso, IN 46385 right down the street from a Park (one of several parks in this development) with both basketball and tennis courts!
 Community Amenities for residents … (0 comments)

indiana: Ladies Bible Study Valparaiso, IN starts in February 2012 all are welcome here-> - 02/07/12 05:33 AM
Come Join Us!   The Tuesday Evening Ladies Bible Study at Christ Lutheran Church in Valparaiso, IN is starting a new book study on 2/28/12 at 7:15 pm   The Peace God Promises – > Closing The Gap Between What You Experience and What You Long For... by  award winning author from Grand Rapids, MI Ann Spangler xxxxxxxx    Read Synopsis of the description of this Book here: We are a small group of ladies of all ages that enjoy fellowship, the study of God’s word (bring your own bible – we will share each other’s versions of scripture) and lifting … (2 comments)

indiana: Lexington Green Neighborhood in Valparaiso, Indiana's Center Township - 12/13/11 07:56 AM
Valparaiso, Indiana is located in Porter County, Northwest Indiana and has many neighborhoods.
 The Lexington Green community (Facebook Page) in Valpo (zipcode 46383) is a several block development of single family homes with a vacant playlot with gazebo centrally located for residents to enjoy gathering together or playing sports.

With Valparaiso University just down the road,
and shopping at  Market Place nearby....
affordably priced homes located in
Center Township school district are available for sale.

Easy access to Indiana 49 which can take you to the IN tollroad or 1 94 expressway for a chicago-land commute.

indiana: Valparaiso Crusaders Beat Butler Bulldogs AT Hinkle Fieldhouse 1st Horizon League Game #ValpoGameDay - 12/04/11 07:33 AM

It hasn't happened in years. Valparaiso University Crusaders won in OT yesterday playing the Butler Bulldogs on
their home court at the historic Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN -> BOX SCORE
This game was a nail biter for sure!
Check out the Highlights Video !
Thanks to modern technology, we watched part of the game in Valpo with an Ap for our Ipad (techinical difficulties with Horizon League Feed for awhile - ironically when Valpo took the lead LOL).
We enjoy cheering on our hometown team and this season is sure off to an exciting start!
Follow the … (6 comments)

indiana: Indiana Home Owners Facing Foreclosure - Beware of For-Profit Consultants Promising to Save Your Home from Foreclosure for a FEE $ - 11/19/10 05:09 AM
We've blogged about this topic several times before.
An Indiana Homeowner calls us, unsure if they should list their home to sell  or invest even more money (that they sometimes even don't have due to unemployment or illness or economic condtions)to pay an unknown company that calls them up promising to SAVE THEIR HOME FROM FORECLOSURE (for a fee of course-> sometimes thousands of dollars upfront)!
We have had our current SHORT SALE LISTINGS get calls NON-STOP from predators.
Our answer is, PLEASE contact the Indiana Attorney Generals Office and check out each companies legitimacy and see if the've … (2 comments)

indiana: Move to Portage, IN 46368 Home For Sale in Shadow Woods ->2 Story in NW Indiana-take the Tour -> - 10/05/10 11:05 AM
We've blogged about living in Portage, Indiana before...
The City of PORTAGE, Located inPorter County, in Northwest Indiana.
Northwest Indiana borders the State line of Illinois and offers options for commute by Toll-road, Expressway or Train to Chicagoland.
Portage is a fast growing city offering it's residents State of the Art Theatres, a wide variety of Resturants, AND a NEW HUGE MALL coming soon!
With all that said, if you are looking to relocate to an area of economic growth, and spend less money on taxes (considering recently, the sales tax in Chicago-land (Cook County) has been proposed to increase to over 10% consider a Move to … (3 comments)

indiana: F.C.Tucker Annual Awards Historic Scottish Rite Cathedral Indianapolis - 02/12/10 06:44 AM
When Indiana's largest Real Estate Company puts on an event - It's 1st class !
At least that has been our experience over the last 9 years, being affiliated with F.C.Tucker Co.....1st as Sales Associates and now as Broker/Owners of one of their 45 offices in Indiana (ours being the northwest office in Valparaiso, IN  which services Lake, Porter & La Porte Counties).
The Venue was spectacular! The beautiful landmark in Downtown Indianapolis - The Scottish Rite Cathedral cost over $3 MILLION DOLLARS way back in 1927 to complete!
It's ornate architecture with craftsmanship details and stained glass windows was certainly … (5 comments)

indiana: Speechless Sunday - Valparaiso University Chapel - 05/24/09 08:12 AM


Have a Blessed Week !


Jeff & Grace Safrin - "Spouses Selling Houses" TM
Valparaiso residents serving Lake, Porter, La Porte, Jasper & Newton Counties in NW Indiana

Real Estate Broker Associates with F.C. Tucker Realty - phone # 219-405-1232.
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed by those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not reflect the opinions of Jeff and Grace … (11 comments)

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