valparaiso: Valparaiso, IN Real Estate 46383 Just Sold Only 3 weeks on Market! - 07/27/12 02:08 AM
 
From the for sale sign going up in the front yard the day of listing...

to signing the closing documents, this home for sale in Valparaiso, IN Just Sold in 3 weeks

when listed by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving Northwest Indiana!
 
 
 
We Invite you to visit and "Like" our Facebook Business Page to see more homes sold in NW Indiana.

Talk To Tucker for all your NWI Real Estate needs.
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valparaiso: Lakefront Ranch Home For Sale in Valparaiso, IN Shorewood Forest Recreational Community, 46385 - 11/27/11 08:05 AM
We've blogged about the Northwest Indiana recreational community of Shorewood Forest before.
Located in Valparaiso's Union Township, recently we listed for sale a Lakefront Home with it's own private boat dock/pier AND a boat lift too!

 
 
Lake Louise in Shorewood Forest is a 240 acre lake
Shared Clubhouse -> available for rent for parties and events to neighborhood home owners.
Pool -> state-of-the-art 25 meter 6-lane pool with a 20' x 30' diving well as well as a 16' x 24' wading pool
Tennis courts-> one set of the community tennis courts is right across the street from … (0 comments)

valparaiso: Shorewood Forest Handicap Access Home For Sale by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate in Northwest Indiana - 10/31/11 10:40 AM
 We've blogged about the Valparaiso, Indiana neighborhood of Shorewood Forest before!
Recently we listed for sale a 4113 sq. ft. renovated home on a corner 1/3 acre lot that would accommodate related living or extended family and has handicap access main level with wide hallways and entry doors, over-sized shower with heated bath and even a stair chair lift from the attached garage to the main level.
Vacation right in your own neighborhood -> 





Lake Louise ( MAP) has boat docks, beaches, piers, is stocked with a variety of fish and has a high speed … (2 comments)

valparaiso: It's That Time of Year Again - Valparaiso University Mens Basketball First Home Game Saturday, October 29, 2011 #GOValpo - 10/25/11 03:37 AM
The best way to keep peace in a House Divided (IU/Purdue) is to cheer the local hometown team :) #GoValpo
and it's that time of year again.....
Valparaiso University Crusaders Men's Basketball Team have their season opening home game this Saturday, October 29th 2011 tip off 7:05 pm at the ARC.
This year there's lots of new at VU this year including the scoreboard, players and new head coach Bryce Drew!
We look forward to the Horizon League games and as in the past will bring you some highlights via our Blog.
 
 
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valparaiso: Trick or Treat Safety Tips for Halloween - 10/13/11 10:55 AM
Every year, Valparaiso publishes the designated times of day for children to partake in Trick or Treat on Halloween - This year Monday, October 31st, 2011 that time frame is between 5:30 pm and 7 :30 pm ! 
Valpo even has a special designated date and time for children to trick or treat downtown which is Friday, October 28th from 4 to 6pm at Central Park Plaza in downtown Valparaiso, IN
Courtesy of the Valpo PD here are some safety tips for you & your children:
 
The following safety tips will help make your Halloween Holiday safe and … (8 comments)

valparaiso: Retirement Housing For Sale in Valparaiso, Indiana 46385 - 09/23/11 04:40 AM
Meridian Woods in Valparaiso, IN  46385 is an age restricted (retirement) community that offers housing options for those in their Golden Years.
 
We've blogged about the Meridian Woods neighborhood before. You can read the detailed information here ->
Meridian Woods, An Age Restricted Retirement Community in Valparaiso, Indiana
 
Recently, we listed a townhome for sale in this development that was a former Model Home
Enjoy the hi-def music video and then Talk To Tucker  for all your Northwest Indiana Real Estate needs!
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valparaiso: Central Park Plaza In Valparaiso, Indiana 46383 - 09/12/11 09:57 AM
This summer, a great new park opened in our home town of Valparaiso, IN right in the middle of downtown and a short walk from our office!
Central Park Plaza (click to see video), complete with farmer's markets twice a week in season and a water feature system (splashpad)for children of all ages to enjoy is quite a gathering place for those who live and work in town! The Amphitheater hosts many bands + outdoor movies in the summer. It's a great place for lunch or impromptu picnics (weather permitting:)
Check out the schedule of events planned...
 
 
 Let us know if we can help … (0 comments)

valparaiso: First Time Home Buyer Client Testimonial for F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving Northwest Indiana - 07/01/11 08:41 AM
Despite no more federal tax credit rebate, 1st Time Home Buyers are still making purchases of homes in Northwest Indiana.
 
Recently, from our sphere of influence, we represented young buyers in their first home purchase.
 
We enjoy taking time teaching and explaining the many phases of the real estate transaction.
 
The fax machine went off the other day and this hand written testimonial reflects their perspective of working with us.
 
We are humbled and blessed by the opportunity to work with clients like this and we wish them many happy & healthy years in their 1st … (0 comments)

valparaiso: Valparaiso, Indiana Homes For Sale Priced Competitively Bring Multiple Offers - 06/18/11 03:32 AM
 We did a Broker Price Opinion for a competitive listing appointment in Valparaiso, IN and the RELOCATING seller was surprised at the current market value neighborhood com-parables being below what they expected (sound familiar?).
We did List the home and it SOLD->
Subsequent Price Reductions once the property was vacant brought a flurry of showings and an accepted offer with not 1 but 2 back up offers within the same week!
Per Sellers request, in this market of lending variables, we change the status of our listings in the MLS to PS which means Pending Show :
There is an accepted … (2 comments)

valparaiso: Valparaiso, IN Ranch Home For Sale by F.C. Tucker 1st Team Real Estate - 05/27/11 08:55 AM
 Located in Porter County, the city of Valparaiso, IN is a location in which many who work in the bordering state of IL, choose to make the Chicago-land commute.
With affordable housing and cost of living (lower property taxes) as compared to our Illinois neighbors, plus being close to Lake Michigan's Scenic Indiana Dunes National Lake-shore, we've seen an east moving influx of those who work in the windy city, yet choose Northwest Indiana as their home.
Conveniently located by the IN toll road & I 94 expressway or South Shore Train, providing travel options to downtown Chicago, this Valparaiso, IN Ranch Home … (0 comments)

valparaiso: Ranch Condo For Sale in Valpo - End Unit, 5 Star NIPSCO Energy rating, GREEN Built NAHB certified - 04/20/11 01:00 PM
Whether you are buying your 1st place to call home or looking to downsize and simplify your life, this Ranch Condo For Sale in Valparaiso, IN 46383 is a desirable end unit that has a 5 star energy rating from NIPSCO (the local utility company), and is NAHB certified GREEN Built to $ave you on utility bills.
To Schedule a showing call any of the F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate Agents serving NW Indiana.
/p> Looking for a Home in Indiana? Talk To Tucker - Indiana's Leading Real estate Company (est.1918).
 
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valparaiso: Seller Pays Closing Costs on these Valparaiso, Indiana Homes For Sale - 04/18/11 04:41 AM

Seller Assisted Financing can come in varied forms. The seller of these newer homes for sale in Valparaiso, Indiana is offering to help pay the Buyers Closing Costs, Pre-paids, or even to buy down points/interest rate, as allowable by lender with an accepted offer to purchase!
 
As a Buyer, that is less money to bring to the closing table on these homes that are Move-In Ready with possession available the day of Closing/Funding.
 
Located in Porter County, Northwest Indiana, VALPO is within an hour of the city of Chicago by toll-road or train.
Take a look at properties … (0 comments)

valparaiso: Things to Do In Valparaiso, IN - come watch the VU Crusaders play basketball! - 02/23/11 04:30 AM
Things to Do In Valparaiso, IN - come watch the VU Crusaders play basketball!
There is nothing like College Basketball in Indiana!
In our own hometown of Valparaiso, IN the local university college team, the VU Crusaders of the Horizon League are having an exciting season! Just last week Dick Vitale was at the ARC, his first time ever doing play by play for a Bracket Buster game-> see Highlight Video here!
 It's a great atmosphere to be a part of, you can even follow Crusader alumni and fans tweets hashtag on twitter #GOVALPO
 
 
 
 
This … (2 comments)

valparaiso: Valparaiso, Indiana 46383 - NAHB Green Built Home For Sale! - 02/19/11 06:12 AM
We Just listed a property that meets the requirements of the National Green Building Program in
Valparaiso, Indiana 46383 - NAHB Green Built Home For Sale !
It's not easy building green.
The National Green Building Standard's foremost rating system for residential construction is the ICC 700 which has the approval of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
Throughout the process of development, a home seeking National Green Building Program Certification (NAHB) is inspected at various stages of construction to assure green building practices and environmental performance levels meet the set requirements in six categories on a point based system.
This … (3 comments)

valparaiso: Sagamore, one of Valparaiso, Indiana's Newer Neighborhoods in Union Township, Porter County, IN - 02/18/11 07:16 AM

Sagamore, one of Valparaiso, Indiana's Newer Neighborhoods in Union Township, Porter County,IN !
The name Sagamore was chosen for one of Valparaiso, Indiana's newest communities inspired by the Home Estate of Theodore Roosevelt, one of our nation's Great Conservationists.
Formerly farmland, this terrain with delicate slopes, a man made pond, and natural wetlands along with wooded areas provides a scenic country setting for this neighborhood of new homes!
The conservation design of Sagamore has home-sites integrated into the picturesque contours of the land, with restored native vegetation, prairie plantings and flowering grasses.
This development of 96 acres of open space … (0 comments)

valparaiso: Valparaiso, IN 46383 - Handicap Accessible CONDO For Sale with Full ADA Master Bath - 02/17/11 07:33 AM
Valparaiso, IN  46383
Handicap Accessible CONDO For Sale with Full ADA Master Bath
 
 
The North Hampstead Neighborhood, located on the north side of Valparaiso, Indiana is convenienntly located to dining, shopping and town.
This main floor Ranch Condominium For Sale has a Master Bathroom that meets ADA standards for accessible design. This along with wide hallways and doorways makes wheelchair access possible.
 
Distinctive features of this home include:
ü  Two Bedroom/Two Bath
ü  Large walk-in closets
ü  All Whirlpool kitchen appliances
ü  Quiet Wash Dishwasher
ü  Upgraded Countertop
ü  Full size side by side washer and dryer
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valparaiso: Valparaiso, IN 46385, Hillside Ranch Home For Sale on Wooded Cul-de-sac Lot - 02/14/11 08:58 AM
Recently listed by F.C. Tucker 1st Team Real Estate serving Northwest Indiana, this Valparaiso, IN 46385 Hillside Ranch Home For Sale on Wooded Cul-de-sac Lot is a brick beauty with over 3695 sq. ft. of finished living space on a scenic lot in Fox Chase Farms in Liberty Township, Porter County, NWI.  
Located in Porter County, Northwest Indiana, a mailing address of Valparaiso encompasses several Townships
Center Township - The heart of Town Washington Township - East of Town Union Township - West of Town Morgan Township - South of Town Liberty Township - North of Town - red area … (2 comments)

valparaiso: It's Awesome Baby - Dick Vitale is coming to VALPO ! - 02/12/11 06:04 AM
Our Twitter profile says it best : "We enjoy going to VU Basketball Games"
and what a season this has been so far for our home town team the ->
Valparaiso University Crusaders Mens Basketball Team
are currently in 1st place in the Horizon League!
and now this news:

Dick Vitale is coming to VALPO - It's Awesome Baby!
 
 
 
ESPN has confirmed that legendary college basketball analyst Dick Vitale will be at the ARC next Saturday, February 19 to call the Valpo game vs. Missouri State.  This BRACKET BUSTER GAME is scheduled to begin at … (2 comments)

valparaiso: Valparaiso, IN 46383 - Ranch Home For Sale in Washington Township - 02/09/11 05:36 AM
Valparaiso, IN 46383 -  Ranch Home For Sale in Washington Township (red area on map).
 
 
Located in Porter County, Northwest Indiana, a mailing address of Valparaiso encompasses several Townships
Center Township - The heart of Town Washington Township - East of Town Union Township - West of Town Morgan Township - South of Town Liberty Township - North of Town  
 
Recently, we listed a newer Ranch Home For Sale in Valparaiso's Washington Township's popular Pine Creek Estates neighborhood.
 
 
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valparaiso: Meridian Woods, An Age Restricted Retirement Community in Valparaiso, Indiana - 02/08/11 11:29 AM
 
Meridian Woods, An Age Restricted Retirement Community in Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
Life in "The Golden Years" for those 55 and older, Valparaiso, IN has an age restricted retirement community of homes in the Meridian Woods Neighborhood.
 
The peace of mind coming from living in a Newer Home where all the exterior maintenance is done, and the amenities of having a comprehensive Neighborhood Services program which includes:
All exterior maintenance, including yard maintenance.Periodic maintenance and mulching of landscape beds.Repair and/or replacement of all exterior light fixtures, mailboxes, and streetlights.Maintenance and upkeep of the
Meridian Woods Entrances.Use of all the Meridian Woods facilities, including "The Campbell … (3 comments)

 
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