realtor: Schererville Home for Sale - 08/24/07 02:51 PM
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realtor: Cedar Lake Indiana Real Estate Show - 08/24/07 10:52 AM
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Serving Cedar Lake, Crown Point, Dyer, East Chicago, Gary, Griffith, Hebron, Hammond, Highland, Hobart, Lake Station, Leroy, Lowell, Merrillville, Munster, New Chicago, Schererville, Schneider, Shelby, St. John, Whiting, Winfield, Beverly Shores, Burns Harbor, Chesterton, Kouts, Michigan City, Ogden Dunes, Portage, Valparaiso, Westville, Wheeler, LaPorte, Long Beach in Northwest Indiana Real Estate Market
 
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realtor: Indiana Residential Real Estate Disclosure Form - 04/09/07 06:21 AM
Indiana Residential Real Estate Disclosure Form is required for all sellers, including FSBO's. Do not sell your home without this form. The Sellers and Buyer must both sign this document. There are other procedures that are required and some that are not. If you are need this or other information, please contact us.
 
 
 
 
 
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realtor: Understanding Agency - 04/09/07 05:53 AM
Understanding Agency It's important to understand what legal responsibilities your real estate salesperson has to you and to other parties in the transactions. Ask your salesperson to explain what type of agency relationship you have with him or her and with the brokerage company.1. Seller's representative (also known as a listing agent or seller's agent). A seller's agent is hired by and represents the seller. All fiduciary duties are owed to the seller. The agency relationship usually is created by a listing contract. 2. Subagent. A subagent owes the same fiduciary duties to the agent's principal as the agent does. Subagency … (0 comments)

realtor: Suzanne Willems...Schererville Indiana Realtor - 04/06/07 02:48 PM
We offer local expertise about real estate, schools districts and neigborhoods. Thinking of buying? Ask me about Free Buyer Representation, paid by the seller. Thinking of selling? Do not be fooled by variable rate commissions or tiered sale pricing. Need information on selling your home with the highest possible profit to you? Need to know how much Net Proceeds you will earn from the sale of your home? Need help with tricky title matters? As a former officer with a title company, I have experience with probates, estates, living wills, trusts, (POA) power of attorney and clearing title in both Indiana … (0 comments)

realtor: Northwest Indiana Real Estate Agent Interview - 03/28/07 07:45 AM
Understanding Agency It's important to understand what legal responsibilities your real estate salesperson has to you and to other parties in the transactions. Ask your salesperson to explain what type of agency relationship you have with him or her and with the brokerage company. Please Note: Agency Laws vary by State.1. Seller's representative (also known as a listing agent or seller's agent). A seller's agent is hired by and represents the seller. All fiduciary duties are owed to the seller. The agency relationship usually is created by a listing contract. 2. Subagent. A subagent owes the same fiduciary duties to the … (0 comments)

realtor: Northwest Indiana For Sale By Owner: How to Price It Right - 03/06/07 08:19 AM
· Consider comparables. What have other homes in your neighborhood sold for recently? How do they compare to yours in terms of size, upkeep, and amenities?· Consider competition. How many other houses are for sale in your area? Are you competing against new homes?· Consider your contingencies. Do you have special concerns that would affect the price you'll receive? For example, do you want to be able to move in four months? · Get an appraisal. For a few hundred dollars, a qualified appraiser can give you an estimate of your home's value. Be sure to ask for a market-value appraisal. … (0 comments)

realtor: Northwest Indiana Real Estate: Moving and Packing 101 - 03/04/07 05:45 AM
15 Tips for Packing Like a Pro1. Plan ahead by organizing and budgeting. Develop a master "to do" list so you won't forget something critical. To estimate moving costs, use a moving calculator. 2. Sort and get rid of things you no longer want or need. Have a garage sale, donate to a charity, or recycle.3. But don't throw out everything. If your inclination is to just toss it, you're probably right. However, it's possible to go overboard in the heat of the moment. Ask yourself how frequently you use an item and how you'd feel if you no longer had … (0 comments)

realtor: Purchase Contract Tips - 03/02/07 01:47 AM
7 Terms to Watch for in a Purchase Contract1. The closing date. See if the date the buyer wants to take title is reasonable for you.2. Date of possession. See if the date the buyer wants to move in is reasonable for you.3. The earnest money. Look for the largest earnest money deposit possible; since it is forfeited if the buyer backs out, a large deposit is usually a good indication of a sincere buyer.4. Fixtures and personal property. Check the list of items that the buyer expects to remain with the property and be sure it's acceptable.5. Repairs. Determine what … (0 comments)

realtor: Northwest Indiana Homeowners...Does Moving Up Make Sense? - 03/01/07 01:06 AM
The answers to these questions will help you decide:1. How much equity do you have in your home? Look at your annual mortgage statement or call your lender to find out. Usually, you don't build up much equity in the first few years of paying a mortgage, but if you've owned your home for a number of years, you may have significant unrealized gains.2. Has your income increased enough to cover the extra mortgage costs and the costs of moving? 3. Is the neighborhood still a good one for your needs? For example, if you've had children, the quality of the … (0 comments)

realtor: Northwest Indiana Real Estate: Credit 101 - 02/27/07 10:37 PM
Credit scores, along with your overall income and debt, are a big factor in determining if you'll qualify for a loan and what loan terms you'll be able to qualify for. 1. Check for and correct errors in your credit report. Mistakes happen, and you could be paying for someone else's poor financial management. 2. Pay down credit card bills. If possible, pay off the entire balance every month. However, transferring credit card debt from one card to another could lower your score.3. Don't charge your credit cards to the maximum limit.4. Wait 12 months after credit difficulties to apply for … (0 comments)

realtor: Northwest Indiana Real Estate: Final Walk-Through 101 - 02/27/07 07:09 AM
What Not to Overlook on a Final Walk-ThroughBe sure that: repairs you've requested have been made. Obtain copies of paid bills and any related warranties. all items that were included in the sale price-draperies, lighting fixtures-are still there. screens and storm windows are in place or stored. all appliances are operating. intercom, doorbell, and alarm are operational. hot water heater is working. HVAC is working. no plants or shrubs have been removed from the yard. garage door opener and other remotes are available. instruction books and warranties on appliances and fixtures are there. all personal items of the sellers and all … (0 comments)

realtor: Link to Northwest Indiana Multiple Listing Service - 02/19/07 10:17 AM
 
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Our services to all home buyers: We will show you as many houses as you like until you find the right one. We will run comparables to show you what similar houses have sold for in the past few months. We're savvy negotiators and we'll use that to our advantage to negotiate the best price for you. We have several different strategies. We'll tell you if the house is over-priced, under-priced or price just right. We negotiate any additional terms for you including strategies for closing and closing costs. We will be able to tell you the most common things to … (0 comments)

 

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Serving Cedar Lake, Crown Point, Dyer, East Chicago, Gary, Griffith, Hebron, Hammond, Highland, Hobart, Lake Station, Leroy, Lowell, Merrillville, Munster, New Chicago, Schererville, Schneider, Shelby, St. John, Whiting, Winfield, Beverly Shores, Burns Harbor, Chesterton, Kouts, Michigan City, Ogden Dunes, Portage, Valparaiso, Westville, Wheeler, LaPorte, Long Beach in Northwest Indiana Real Estate Market


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