la porte county in: Happy Labor Day Holiday Weekend! - 08/29/08 07:40 AM
My how fast Summer flew by in an eye blink :)

From Our Home to Yours.....
Wishing Everyone a Healthy, Safe & Fun Labor Day Holiday Weekend !
Blessings!
Sincerely,
Jeff & Grace Safrin REALTORS - "Spouses Selling Houses' TM
F.C. Tucker Advantage Realty


Please feel free to Contact us @ 219-405-1232 or, click the below to read / subscribe to our email newsletter with valuable Relocation Information.

NW INDIANA remains a Great REAL ESTATE MARKET check our past---> SOLD HOMES !

Thanks for Visiting our Blog! To read more about local NW Indiana events, sports, and more, click our blog link below. … (6 comments)

la porte county in: There's a Place - Up AROUND the Bend - of Lake Michigan - LaPorte, IN ...come on & See :) - 08/19/08 06:46 AM
We've Blogged about Beautiful La Porte County in Northwest Indiana in previous posts.
(Click above highlighed LOCALISM link)....
Recently, we listed a spacious home in a great location for commuting, not to mention a scenic setting!
Enjoy the Music slide show of this property!
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Thinking about BUYING or SELLING a Home or Land in NW Indiana ???
We'd be happy to help!
Jeff & Grace Safrin REALTORS - "Spouses Selling Houses' TM
 F.C. Tucker Advantage Realty
Please feel free to Contact us @ 219-405-1232, click the below to read / subscribe to our email newsletter with valuable Relocation Information.

NW INDIANA remains a … (4 comments)

la porte county in: Considering a Change of Address either To or From NW Indiana ? - Talk To Jeff & Grace Safrin Today- Our Service will MOVE You :)! - 07/18/08 12:19 PM
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la porte county in: Happy 232 nd Birthday America ! - 07/03/08 04:27 AM


From our Home to Yours.....Wishing You a Very Healthy, Happy and Safe 4th of July weekend!
Sincerely,
The Safrin's
As always, We appreciate your Business and Referrals...
Jeff & Grace Safrin REALTORS - "Spouses Selling Houses' TM
 F.C. Tucker Advantage Realty
Serving Lake County, Porter County, La Porte County, Starke County, Jasper County and Newton Counties in Northwest Indiana.
Please feel free to Contact us @ 219-405-1232 or, click the below to read / subscribe to our email newsletter with valuable Relocation Information.


 
NW INDIANA remains a Great REAL ESTATE MARKET check our past---> SOLD HOMES !



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la porte county in: Happy First Day of Summer! - 06/21/08 02:53 AM
 
In Northwest Indiana, summer is what we call an "eye blink" season, it goes by quickly and so you have to enjoy it while it's here!
Here's wishing you a Healthy, Safe and Happy Summer!
Sincerely,
Jeff & Grace Safrin
"Spouses Selling Houses"TM
F.C.Tucker Advantage Realty



Serving Lake County, Porter County, La Porte County, Starke County, Jasper County and Newton Counties in Northwest Indiana.
Summer also brings many families out to look at Homes in NW IN who are considering relocating before the next  School year begins!                                                                                                 
 
 
If we can assist you in finding … (5 comments)

la porte county in: Lighthouse Place Premium Outlet Mall in Michigan City, Indiana - 06/11/08 09:26 AM
Northwest Indiana has a great outdoor Mall near the Lake in Michigan City called Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets that is worth careful consideration for visiting if you are in the area!
With over 120 Stores of Brand names For Less, we rarely pay retail anymore without checking here first.
Labor Day weekend is their annual sidewalk sale where clearance prices are even more drastically reduced... ( i.e. last summer I found a Burberry Ladies sleveless cotton shirt in my size for THREE DOLLARS ).
Click Here For Driving Directions
                                          
 
This week we visited the outlet to do some shopping and although the weather was … (23 comments)

la porte county in: Northwest Indiana Homes For Sale SEARCH By MAP - 06/03/08 04:39 AM
As Real Estate is Dynamic and our Listings are Selling in Northwest Indiana ....
here is an updated SEARCH BY MAP with several NEW Properties For Sale and 4 that we SOLD in May are now removed ......waiting to buy is no longer advised.
We received several calls in the last few days about these  SOLD Listings! 
Someone once said that it's Human Nature to want what others already have :)
Savvy Buyers are making offers on properties that appeal to them now!
If we can assist you in finding that Dream Home or Property in NW Indiana, 
call us @ … (2 comments)

la porte county in: Safrin's Found The Buyers For This La Porte Indiana Home - 05/30/08 09:31 AM
We Represented Buyers and Closed on a Home in La Porte, Indiana yesterday.
Our system of working with potential buyers who have a home to sell includes detailed upfront communication on buying a home contingent on another closing. 
With an Exclusive Buyer Agency Agreement in place, and a Pre-qualified Letter from their lender on file, we start the search based on criteria and price range/buying power by the Multiple Listing Service.
Property History Search may even reveal what the last owner paid for the homes selected .
Going over Seller Disclosures and pertinent County Assessor Data before showings, addresses up front, any areas of concern.
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la porte county in: Indiana REALTORS Take Note - 2008 Legislation You should be aware of :) - 05/22/08 12:24 PM

 
This morning the Indiana Association of REALTORS took it's show on the Road so to speak coming to Northwest Indiana to share important legislative changes affecting REAL ESTATE.
Sally Johnson - Government Affairs Director for IAR shared a powerpoint presentation summarizing
many legislative issues! Although her presentation covered many Outcomes and lasted over an Hour,
We are excited about ........These 3 POSITIVE changes in LAW affecting REAL ESTATE in Indiana.
and below is just a BRIEF summary of SOME of the MANY changes** made in Legislation in our State recently you may want to know about and share with your clients !
**If you'd … (4 comments)

la porte county in: Sphere of Influence - It Grows with Years of Service :) - 05/09/08 06:35 AM
The finest compliment we could ever receive is a referral from our friends and clients!
   Since 1999, we have been assisting families to purchase or sell homes in Northwest Indiana. I told Jeff the other day, my idea to do a map of the Homes Sold By The Safrin's in all the past years . If I did, there would be hundreds of markers extending throughout 6 counties in NW IN- LOL.
As the years go by though, in this service oriented business, we have found that the relatives of past clients, continue to be a source of referrals for future business!
Since … (7 comments)

la porte county in: MARKET REPORT - FIRST QUARTER 2008 - La PORTE COUNTY, IN - Residential Properties SOLD. - 05/02/08 07:27 AM
Real Estate Markets differ by Location. In comparing Multiple Listing Service ( MLS ) data** for Closed Sales in the First Quarter of this year verses last, we noted the following for La Porte County, Indiana Residential Sales.
The Cities and Towns in La Porte County Include: Michigan City, La Porte, Hanna, Kingsbury, Kingsford Heights, La Crosse, Long Beach, Michiana Shores, Pottawattamie Park, Rolling Prairie, Trail Creek, Union Mills, Wanatah, and Westville.
These Cities and Towns are located in the following TOWNSHIPS : Cass, Center, Clinton, Coolspring, Dewey, Galena, Hanna, Hudson, Johnson, Kankakee, Lincoln, Michigan, New Durham, Noble, Pleasant, Prairie, Scipio, Springfield, Union, … (2 comments)

la porte county in: A Step on the Path To Successful Real Estate Transactions... - 04/03/08 05:35 AM
Each REALTOR, as an Independent Practitioner has their own policies on how they handle Clients & Customers.

It has been our policy, from the beginning, to show Listings to Prequalified Buyers. After Grace attended and successfully Became CERTIFIED in the National Association of REALTORS course:
 At Home with Diversity - One America 
Our policy was not only confirmed, but we expanded it! After being introduced to the highly recommended PROSPECT EQUAL SERVICE REPORT given out in this class, we now include a standardized collection of data from potential clients & customers to keep in our records.
We explain our policy to those who call us, wanting to see … (4 comments)

la porte county in: Northwest Indiana. Real Estate For Sale. Search By Map. - 03/31/08 09:40 AM
Northwest Indiana.
Browse a few of our Real Estate Properties For Sale. 
Move your Mouse over the Home Icons or Click Them For More Info!
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NW INDIANA remains a Great REAL ESTATE MARKET check our RECENT---> SOLD HOMES !
Thanks for Visiting our Blog! To read more about local NW Indiana events, sports, and more, click our blog link below. For more homes for sale view our Other Listings @ www.safrin.net and client testimonials
We are Your Local Experts for NW Indiana Real Estate.
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la porte county in: These Homes Are Music to Your Ears :) NW Indiana Real Estate For Sale : Lake County, Porter County, La Porte County, & Starke County! - 02/12/08 09:46 AM
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la porte county in: HOOSIERS GET HELP - Indiana Foreclosure Prevention Network - Toll Free Hotline + Website - 01/12/08 02:39 AM
 
 
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"This toll-free, confidential help-line for Hoosiers facing foreclosure is answered daily from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Callers will receive budgeting help, a written financial plan and/or assistance in contacting lenders, all FREE of charge."**
We received an email from the Indiana Association of REALTORS with IMPORTANT INFORMATION for Homeowners in the State of Indiana who may be in danger of losing their home.
One Article in this Informative newsletter discussed a FREE Service for Indiana Homeowners set up to … (10 comments)

la porte county in: Sign Up For Our Email Newsletter & Get A Free Sweepstakes Entry Today! - 12/28/07 05:36 AM
Over the years we have provided an
Email Newsletter for our
Buyers & Sellers (Bi-Weekly)
as well as for
Homeowners (Monthly) ....
We have over a Thousand subscribed !
There is a free entry into a
$50,000 Sweepstakes should you register!
Just Click on this Banner Link and Enter--->
 
If we can help you relocate or sell property in NW Indiana, please give us a call
@ 219-405-1232.
Sincerely,
Jeff & Grace Safrin - REALTORS
"SPOUSES SELLING HOUSES"TM
 
Visit our website to read client TESTIMONIALS or click on our informative BLOG Link Below
 

 
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la porte county in: NW Indiana Real Estate Market - Spouses Selling Houses - Our 2007 Year in Review :) - 12/26/07 01:39 PM
Despite National News Reports - The Real Estate Market remains a Local Business!
As we come to a close of 2007 we are thankful for having a RECORD year! 
Northwest Indiana remains an affordable place to live for several reasons->
The City of Chicago is less than an hour commute by Train, Toll-road or Expressway access Award Winning Schools -Both Public and Private Lower Property and Sales Taxes than our neighboring State of IL More Home and Land for your Housing Dollar Country Like Settings with Big City Culture Nearby Upscale Gated, Golf and Lake Front Recreational Communities offer primary homes and vacation spots … (10 comments)

la porte county in: Christmas Card Testimonial - A Note of "Double" Thanks From Our Clients ! - 12/21/07 04:32 AM
 
With Permission, we include our clients TESTIMONIAL notes and letters on our website and BLOGS - It is such a Blessing to have those you serve "Rejoice" at your service :)
Here is the Holiday Card received in yesterdays Mail with the note transcribed :
"Dear Jeff and Grace,
     We Appreciate so much your professional
expertise and diligence pertaining to selling
our 2 homes totalling well over $1 million dollars
in what some say was a slow market.
     And you sold them quickly and at the
"asking price", always keeping us fully informed.
     It was truly a pleasure working … (8 comments)

la porte county in: Northwest Indiana's La Porte County = A Place to Call Home Sweet Home :) - 10/09/07 08:33 AM
 
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Northwest Indiana Real Estate - Lake, Porter, La Porte, Counties in NW Indiana. A Team Approach To Real Estate. We Are Internet Savvy! We provide you Valuable services and representation in Buying or Selling Real Estate and Relocation services : Competitive Market Analysis of Price, Marketing Plan that sells our Listings, Access to the largest buyer pool via Northwest Indiana Multiple Listing Service, Negotiation of Contracts. Coordination of the many aspects of Closing the Transaction: financing, inspections, insurance, appraisals, surveys, title work, deed, escrow, possession.


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