porter county in: Valparaiso, Indiana New Construction Homes For Sale in the North Hampstead Neighborhood - 02/07/11 05:06 AM
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porter county in: A Not So Little House on the Prairie of Aberdeen - Model Home For Sale in Valparaiso, IN 46385 - 01/31/11 07:09 AM

 
 

The Prairie At Aberdeen is located in Valparaiso, IN 46385 (Union Township).
It is a part of the Aberdeen Development.
Private Cul-De-Sac's of personalized homes with nearly 60% of the site left as open spaces. 
Calmed Traffic on the winding streets encourages walking through this neighborhood with nature trails.
Recreation nearby->Aberdeen offers Championship Golf, Pool, Tennis, Trails, Town Square & more!
 
Driving Directions:
U.S. 30 in Valpo to State Road 2 west to Division Road. Take Division to the Aberdeen entrance on Tower Road. Continue onto Lockerbie, then Larwick and look for "The Prairie" signs at … (6 comments)

porter county in: Cash Deals Close Quicker than Financed Real Estate Transactions. - 01/26/11 08:28 AM
Cash Deals Close Quicker than Financed Real Estate Transactions.
Recently we closed on Home we listed for sale in Northwest Indiana that was funded by cash.
Cash deals move quickly, since there is no lender and underwriting approval process involved.
That is a big plus these days, as from the time of the accepted offer to settlement took only two weeks.
Although much less common than offers subject to financing, the risk of accepting a cash offer is less when
verifiable funds await just the satisfactory completion of inspections, title work and deed preparation.
Also, there is no waiting for … (5 comments)

porter county in: Just Sold - Valparaiso Ranch Home in Shamrock Neighborhood had an Accepted offer in only 3 days on the Market! - 01/22/11 04:46 AM
Sometimes we are just here to facilitate matches made in heaven :)
Like This ->
Just Sold - Valparaiso Ranch Home in Shamrock Neighborhood had an Accepted offer in only 3 days on the Market!
 
Talk To Tucker
Indiana's largest Real Estate Company
 
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porter county in: Short Sale, Valparaiso, IN 46385- Striking 2 Story in Eagle Ridge Development. - 01/20/11 05:13 AM
Opportunity Knocks for a
Qualifed Buyer who has the time to wait for Lenders Response to their Short Sale Offer
on this Property in Valparaiso, IN 46385 newer neighborhood - Eagle Ridge.
Located in Liberty Township, close to major roads and South Shore Train Stop for
ease of commute to Chicago, IL,
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porter county in: Estate Sale Just Sold in Valparaiso, IN - 01/18/11 06:36 AM
Whether you or your family holds property in Northwest Indiana in a Supervised Estate or Unsupervised Estate, we can help get it SOLD by marketing it to attract ready, willing and able buyers.
 
Just as we did for this Home in Valparaiso, IN that Just SOLD as an Estate Sale.
 
The F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate office is located centrally in downtown Valparaiso across from the Court House itself.
 
Give us a call @ 219-309-9930, we will work with your attorney.
 
 
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porter county in: New Listing - Corner Tri-level near Chesterton High School - Lots of Updates! - 01/14/11 10:16 AM
This week we were chosen out of multiple Northwest Indiana REALTORS interviewed to list a home in the
Chestnut Hills neighborhood of Chesterton, IN 46304 ( Porter County, IN )
that is Subject to Lenders Approval of a Short Sale.
We've blogged about living in Chesterton, Indiana before.....it's close proximity to the
beautiful Indiana Dunes National lakeshore along with it's world renowned annual
Wizard of Oz festival make it a scenic small town!
 
Award winning Duneland school system (this home is very close to Chesterton High School) and convenient access
to Chicago by IN tollroad, I 94 Expressway or … (5 comments)

porter county in: Northwest Indiana Real Estate Client Testimonial... - 01/10/11 05:55 AM

 
 
Jeff and Grace were an absolute pleasure to work with while selling our home. We decided to use them because they had been so wonderful to work with as our buying agent only 1 year prior. Knowing that we had just bought the home we were very nervous about putting it back on the market due to the unstable economic times that we are in. Despite being concerned I was being relocated and needed to sell the home. Jeff and Grace did a great job of working with me and my family to ensure that our house was … (0 comments)

porter county in: Porter County Indiana Real Estate Client Testimonial - 01/07/11 09:06 AM

Recently, we Sold the Home of a Client in Porter County, Indiana who knows hundreds if not thousands of agents in
NW Indiana!
 
We are blessed to know and work with her often as well on numerous real estate transactions, as she is a reputable and experienced Lender in NWI.
 
Below is a written endorsement we received from her recently...
 
As a financial professional for many years, I have worked with Jeff & Grace Safrin on numerous occasions. I have always found them to be people of integrity and they have always displayed the utmost professionalism as … (2 comments)

porter county in: Just Sold- Another Northwest Indiana Home Listed by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate - 01/06/11 09:17 AM
We closed on a Property for Sale in La Porte County listed by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate earlier this week.
Our full service real estate company services Lake, Porter and La Porte County in Northwest Indiana.
If you are looking to buy or sell a home or land in NW Indiana, contact us.
In 2010, our office ranked in the Top 20% in Closed Real Estate Transaction Volume out of 288 real estate offices on our local MLS Board in these 3 counties.
Below is a map of just some of our active listings, pending sales and SOLD Homes in … (5 comments)

porter county in: Listed and SOLD by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate - This Porter, IN 46304 Home - 01/02/11 10:32 AM

Occasionally, when we help "Move Up" Buyers sell their home and help them look for a bigger one to suit their families growing needs, we have the perfect match in our own inventory of listings of Homes For Sale in Northwest Indiana by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate!
Listed and SOLD by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate - This Porter, IN 46304 Home
 
If we can help you sell your property and MOVE UP to a bigger home, please give us a call @ 219-309-9930. We are experienced in domino effect real estate transactions that require back to back … (0 comments)

porter county in: Happy New Year MMXI from F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving Northwest Indiana - 01/01/11 02:35 AM
From our home to yours...wishing you a year filled with blessings of health, love,  joy and prosperity!

Happy New Year MMXI from F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving Northwest Indiana's Counties of Lake, Porter and La Porte.
Give us a call for all your 2011 Real Estate Needs!
Click on the name of any of our Professional Real Estate Agents to visit their websites for more information!
Ty Gammon ->
Neighborhood Matchmaker
 
Olga Kwolek ->
Hablo Espanol
 
Linda Littlejohn  ->
Real Estate Broker Associate
 
Experienced REALTORS looking for a change in 2011?
Click here to check … (7 comments)

porter county in: Valparaiso, Indiana 46385 Ranch Home SOLD- 70 Days on Market from For Sale Sign up to signing the closing documents! - 12/29/10 10:37 AM

 
We listed a Ranch Home For Sale in Valparaiso, IN 46385 a couple months ago and put up for sale signs, marketed it actively, and low and behold -> closing on this property 70 days from date of the listing!
Now Real Estate Markets are a Local Business, and every area is different, however, NW Indiana has plenty of properties on the market to chose from and the winter season does affect the buyer pool somewhat....
A well priced Home, updated and staged to sell in move in condition, does bring ready, willing and able buyers to make offers … (0 comments)

porter county in: Just Sold, Chesterton, IN 46304 Home listed by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate had 2 offers on day 89 on the market! - 12/22/10 04:03 AM

Repeat Clients called us to List their Home For sale in Chesterton, Indiana 46304 and we received 2 offers to purchase on day 89 on the market...so now it's SOLD!

Thinking about selling your Northwest Indiana property?
Talk To Tucker - Indiana's Largest Real Estate Company, established in 1918.
 
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porter county in: A Digital Christmas Story - Merry Christmas! - 12/21/10 04:05 AM
I set up & manage a few social media platforms for our church this year as Evangelism chair i.e. Twitter, Facebook, You Tube, Blog  ... so a member recently sent me an email with this video saying:
"Being the social media guru that you are, I thought you might get a kick out of this."
LOL, I do not consider myself a guru, However, I did find this video funny and wanted to share it ...
 Wishing a very Merry & Blessed Christmas to ya'll!
and Enjoy->
xxxx
 
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porter county in: Home Closing 101 - A Great Reference Site for Home Buyers! - 12/15/10 03:27 AM

 
Yesterday, We attended an in service held by one of our local Title Companies on the roll-out of their new Transaction Management System online in January.
B.Y.P.A.S.S. an acronym for
Bring Your Purchasers And Sellers to Settlement
looks like a system that will bring Buyers Agents, Lenders, Closers, Selling Agents, Attorneys much needed information access on the go - as it is password accessible from your smart phone as well as computer!
 
Buyers AND Sellers have online resources as well, during the presentation a great informational link was revealed that needs to be shared.
The site … (2 comments)

porter county in: A not so Speechless Sunday- The Blizzard of 2010 - White Out in Northwest Indiana! - 12/12/10 11:39 AM
1 to 2 more feet of snow expected tonight in Porter County,  Northwest Indiana
We live in Valparaiso, IN and it's hard to see our neighbors homes right across the street!
Police Scanner calls are non-stop, with white out blizzards conditions, blowing and drifting snow, cars off the road or stuck, accidents with injuries, ambulance calls and more.
If you live in the Blizzard of 2010 path like we do, feel free to share your photos by posting them in the comments.
Stay Safe!
 
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porter county in: Northwest Indiana Home Owners- Property Tax Exemption Filing Deadline Approaching Soon! - 12/11/10 08:44 AM
Home Owners in Lake County and Porter County in Northwest Indiana!
The deadline for filing your Property Tax Exemptions is fast approaching -> December 30th, 2010.
If you purchased a home this year in a city or town in Lake County, or Porter County in NW Indiana please verify that your homestead and mortgage exemptions have been properly filed with the county.
As experienced Professional REALTORS serving NW Indiana, we always send reminders to our clients via phone call or email and verify that the closing agent at the Title company includes a written reminder with instructions on how and … (2 comments)

porter county in: Home For Sale in Valparaiso, IN 46385 - 709 Galway Drive in Shamrock - Ranch with Finished Basement on Wooded Cul De Sac Lot & Pond View - 12/04/10 07:40 AM

Home For Sale in Valparaiso, IN 46385 - 709 Galway Drive in Shamrock - Ranch with Finished Basement on Wooded Cul De Sac Lot & Pond View
Well maintained by Original Owners, this Ranch Home in Valparaiso, Indiana's Shamrock Neighborhood (Center Township Location) with a finished basement and attached finished garage is worth your careful consideration.
Gleaming Hardwood Floors in the Great Room, Kitchen and Dining areas.
Volume Vaulted Ceiling in the Entry Foyer and Great Room, Tray ceiling in the Master Suite.
Picturesque 1/4 Acre wooded Lot backs up to a Pond and wildlife abounds right in your own … (7 comments)

porter county in: Black Friday in Real Estate Sales? Yes, Buyers are out shopping for homes in NW Indiana! - 11/25/10 01:28 AM
Is it just our neck of the woods ?
Northwest Indiana Home Buyers are out shopping for homes in the past few weeks we have seen an increase in activity and purchase agreements compared to previous Holiday Seasons when activity slows down!
Seems we are having a Black Friday in Real Estate Sales activity in NW Indiana lately.
Now to replenish our inventory:)
If you are a homeowner looking to Sell your home or property in NWI, don't delay!
The Holiday shoppers are out!
 
 
 
 
 
Take advantage of low interest rates and SERIOUS BUYERS who don't … (5 comments)

 
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