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    This is the Stimulas Package that we needed to help move the 100k and under and the 100k to 150k market in Real Estate. I have even heard some people in the Industry say that we might have a Tax Credit next year as well. The property tax cap here in Indiana that is coming up I think will star...
           Just wanted to let you know whats going on in the area of Munster Indiana. A great Musical called Man of La Mancha playing at the Theater of the Center.  Its about Don Quixote and the way he overcame the odds , I dont want to give too much away but it sure is something to see. Tickets ...
   Just a quick update for those looking for a home in NW Indiana. The property taxes on homes at the end of the year will be capped 1.5% of the sales price of the home and in 2010 , they will be even better at 1%. Alot of things have been put in place to help this economy along. The 8000 Dollar ...
        Alot of my buyers are asking, where are the short sales. Having the opportunity for the Seller to negotiate with the lender to sell the home for under what they may possibly owe is a beautiful way to move a home into a buyers pocket.  And in most cases the buyer is still in the home, they...
   Lets take some "time out" here , lol and talk a bit about our sweet Chicago Bears. First of all, Im giving Cutler a chance, he will make it happen this year. What can you say about Matt Forte,, except hes Matt Forte,lol.. Whos this Knox guy ? Has he been taking private lessons from hester!?  O...
 Ive been showing a great deal of Forclosed and vacant homes in the Falling Waters subdivision. There are some great deals on the homes out there. The taxes out there are some what high. The good thing about that is that in 2009 there will be a Tax Cap for Indiana that will cap the taxes 1.5% of ...
 Well good news on the Real Estate front. The National Associations of Realtors has shown that Pending home sales have gone up 6.7% and the most important thing about that, is that it is the third consecutive increase in more than 2 years. With home values down some 30% from their peak about 3 yr...
 It been an interesting year in real estate. When some of our buyers have searched and finally found a home, the next step was getting them pre-approved for a loan. Lenders are really checking Solds more in depth then they have been in the past. They are really looking at 6 months out instead of ...
  For the buyers out there in the NW Indiana area, we are still doing an Open House every Sunday noon to four pm at 1804 Ridge Road in Munster. Come view this 5500 square foot two story brick home with a finished basement and please bring any questions you might have about this market and why it ...
   If you are moving to Indiana, here is a little road construction report that might come in handy. I know that in Lake County , the road construction is due to be finished by this November. The traffic will move more smoothly after they are finished. Good for us, they will be done right before ...

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