West Lafayette, IN Real Estate News

By Bruce Walter
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana)
 My 5  P.M.  appointment was an Exotic Septuagenarian, and did she ever take me for a ride.     My recent 5 PM appointment was a brief break from real estate as the Collings Foundation stopped off at the Purdue University Airport in West Lafayette, Indiana to give the community a chance to view and even ride some living history from World War II:  three bombers and perhaps the most beautiful fighter plane ever built. My 5 pm appointment was a ride in the B-25 Mitchell medium bomber best known for its desperate and one way mission in April 1942 in the famous Doolittle Raid over Tokyo.The raid did little damage but it was a huge moral builder during a desperate time when Japan was unstoppable in its Pacific conquests.   The B-25 bombers and their crews accomplished more than they would ev...
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By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
 West Lafayette Kingswood 5 bedroom home for sale minutes to Purdue with finished basement, fenced backyard, Klondike Schools located at 4597 Kingswood Place, West Lafayette, IN 47906. ACCEPTED  OFFER  in FOUR  DAYS !!!  West Lafayette, Indiana 47906 Kingswood 5 bedroom 4 1/2 bath home for sale listed at $539,000 is just minutes to Purdue University and offers:***  over 5,000 total square feet of finished living space***  capacious attached three car garage with windows***  large fenced backyard with two decks and 1 acre plus lot***  finished basement over 1,000 square feet finished with brick bar***  basement has one bedroom, full bath, and beautiful brick fireplace***  hardwood floors in kitchen with cherry cabinets and granite counters Looking for a 4 or 5 bedroom home for sale in We...
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By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
  West Lafayette Indiana  ranch home on 10 acres minutes to Purdue Research Park with basement and outbuildings is now a closed sale.                                                            BOUGHT !!!  Congratulations to our buyers Jim and Donna on the purchase of  this beautiful ranch home of their dreams on 10 wooded acres with outbuildings just minutes into their church and Purdue University!  It was a wonderful transaction working with the listing agent and seeing the buyers and sellers become friends as the sellers shared their loving memories and the buyers their new dreams for this beautiful home! If you are looking for a home for sale on wooded acreage close to the Purdue Research Park, West Lafayette shopping and restaurants, or Purdue University contact experienced real est...
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By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
  West Lafayette Stonehenge 4 bedroom ranch home for sale with finished basement minutes to Klondike Schools and Purdue located at 4315 Lunar Court, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906.                                               SOLD !!! Homes have been selling in West Lafayette's Stonehenge Subdivision at a fast past this past year in 2015 as the median days on market for all 16 sales was just under three weeks!  Stonehenge is located off of US 52 West and is a quick drive into Klondike Schools, the Purdue Research Park, and Purdue University.  Congratulations to our sellers and the buyers on closing the sale on this beautiful 4 bedroom ranch home with finished basement and large patio. 
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By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
 West Lafayette Kimberly Estates 3 bedroom home for sale with fenced yard, garage by Purdue Research Park located at 50 Vicksburg Lane, West Lafayette IN 47906.                                                                                         Sold  !!!                                                                                      West Lafayette Kimberly Estates 3 bedroom home for sale with fenced yard, garage by Purdue Research Park is now a CLOSED SALE;  another West Lafayette home sold by Sharon Walter real estate broker agent at Keller Williams Realty in Lafayette, Indiana! Looking to sell your West Lafayette home, or are you wanting a home close to the Purdue Research Park or Purdue University?  Contact Sharon Walter at 765-426-5343.  We can help!  Search West Lafayette ...
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By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
  West Lafayette Hadley Moors 3 bedroom 2 bath ranch home for sale by Purdue Research Park, Burnett's Creek Elementary with 2 car attached garage located at 4422 N. Shining Armor, West Lafayette, IN 47906.                                                                                                           SOLD !!!!!      Congratulations to our sellers on a quick sale of their West Lafayette Hadley Moors ranch home with 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths just minutes from the Purdue Research Park and Burnett's Creek Elementary School! Ranch homes are selling quickly in West Lafayette in the $120,000 to $150,000 price range. Hadley Moors is a quick trip into Purdue University and the Purdue Research Park and is located in the popular Burnett's Creek Elementary School District in Tippecanoe ...
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  West Lafayette Lauren Lakes new construction 4 bedroom homes for sale with 3 car garage, fenced yard, covered porch by Purdue Research Park in Winding Ridge, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906.                SOLD !!! Congratulations to our buyers Marissa and Alan on the closing of their 4 bedroom new construction home in Winding Ridge with 3 car garage and covered porch in West Lafayette Indiana!It was a pleasure working with you and representing your interests from the first meeting through the entire four month long construction process!   Most builders in the Lafayette and West Lafayette area welcome buyer's agents to represent their clients interests, and with Sharon and Bruce Walter you will have a team to take you from contract signing through all stages of the building process to t...
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By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
 West Lafayette 3 bedroom home for sale with garage near Purdue Research Park, Burnett's Creek Elementary School under $80,000 located at 50 Vicksburg Lane, West Lafayette, IN 47906.      ACCEPTED OFFER !!!West Lafayette 3 bedroom home for sale  with garage near Purdue Research Park, Burnett's Creek Elementary school now has an accepted offer!Contact Keller Williams Real Estate broker/agent Sharon Walter at 765-426-5343 to find that West Lafayette home you are looking for as this 3 bedroom ranch under $80,000 is a pending sale!  This West Lafayette 3 bedroom ranch minutes to Burnett's Creek Elementary and Purdue is now a CLOSED SALE;  another West Lafayette home SOLD by Lafayette Keller Williams Realty real estate broker agent Sharon Walter!Search West Lafayette Real Estate Homes for Sale 
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By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
  West Lafayette Westport 2-3 bedroom executive homes for sale near Purdue Research Park with 2 car attached garage.                 SOLD  !!! Congratulations to our buyer HJ on the purchase of this beautiful Westport executive home near the Purdue Research Park in West Lafayette!!! Westport offers maintenance free living with custom homes created by Lafayette's top builders. Looking for a new home in West Lafayette near the Purdue Research Park in Burnett's Creek Elementary?  Contact Lafayette real estate broker/agent Sharon Walter 765-425-5343 Keller Williams Realty to find available Westport 2-3 bedroom homes with maintenance free living in West Lafayette near the Purdue Research Park.  We can help!!! Search West Lafayette Real Estate Homes for Sale
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By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
  West Lafayette Woodfield Estates 4 bedroom home for sale by Purdue Research Park on wooded lot with deck located at 3515 Woodfield, West Lafayette IN 47906.                 SOLD !!! West Lafayette Woodfield Estates 4 bedroom home for sale by Purdue Research Park on wooded lot with deck is now a closed sale;  another West Lafayette home sold by Lafayette Keller Williams real estate broker agent and Realtor® Sharon Walter! Even though the Lafayette and West Lafayette area schools are back in session it is still not too late to make that move you may be considering.  For more information on making your next move contact Lafayette Keller Williams real estate broker agent Sharon Walter at 765-426-5343 to find that home close to the Purdue Research Park or Purdue University.  We CAN help!!!...
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By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
  West Lafayette University Farm 5 bedroom homes for sale by Purdue Research Park in West Lafayette City Schools. Market Report:  Closed sales 2015 through May 31st.  West Lafayette University Farm 5 bedroom homes for sale were red hot in 2015 through the end of May!!!  The median and average days on market was a blistering THREE days before the University Farm 5 bedroom homes had an accepted offer!University Farm is in the award winning West Lafayette Community Schools and 5 bedroom homes are in demand with the West Lafayette city schools!                                                                           MARKET SNAPSHOPNumber of sales:   2Low sale:  $310,000High sale:  $399,000Average Age:  24 years The above ground average  finished square footage was just under 3,000 and one ...
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By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
  West Lafayette Woodfield Estates 4 bedroom 2 1/2 bath home for sale near Purdue Research Park with mature trees located at 3515 Woodfield Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906.                                                      For  Sale  at  $194,900 West Lafayette 4 bedroom 2 1/2 bath home for sale in Woodfield Estates near Purdue Research Park offers  mature trees and quiet cul-de-sac with the following updates in the last five years:***  water heater***  air conditioner coil***  furnace***  shingles on roof***  stainless steel appliances***  kitchen counters***  bathroom sinks and faucets***  flooring in most rooms***  light fixtures in kitchen,  family room, and master bath***  fresh paint This West Lafayette Woodfield Estates 4 bedroom home with 2 car attached garage near the Purdu...
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By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
  West Lafayette Greentree 2 bedroom 2 bath over 55 adult community condo in Greentree Assisted Care Complex near shopping and restaurants located at 3627 Senior Place, West Lafayette IN 47906.                                                                                                                 SOLD !!!West Lafayette Greentree 2 bedroom 2 bath over 55 adult community condo in Greentree Assisted Care Complex is now a CLOSED SALE;  another condo sold by West Lafayette real estate broker/agent Sharon Walter.Contact Sharon Walter 765-418-1886 for other over 55 adult community condos for sale in West Lafayette as homes and condos are selling fast in 2015!!!  Search West Lafayette Real Estate Market Condos for Sale
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    Need Tree Service in West Lafayette, Indiana for your Capilano By The Lake Home?  Call Bellinger's Professional Grounds Service and Nursery for your tree care, pruning, and removal!     In the Lafayette Indiana Real Estate Market we often times are asked for referrals for home maintenance or repair services during a Lafayette/West Lafayette real estate home sale transaction. Who do we recommend for tree trimming and removal services?  Bellinger's Nursery and Professional Grounds Maintenance did a GREAT job removing a very difficultly placed  rotting black cherry tree this winter at our home. After watching our neighbors have the top of a tree drop on their roof by a competitor,  as three workers stood idly by and watched the event unfold, I decided to direct my business to Bellinger...
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      West Lafayette 47906 Capilano By The Lake Homes for sale minutes to Purdue University, Klondike Schools that sold and closed in 2104.     Market Report:  Capilano By The Lake 2014 Home sales       Number of homes sold:  7       [3 in 2013] Average sales price:  $464,285   [ + 20% ] Median sales price:   $448,000    [ + 8.6% ] Average Days on Market:   61    [ - 66% ] Median Days on Market:    28     [ -67% ] Ave. Above Ground finished sq. ft  =  3,470 Ave. Below Ground finished sq. ft  =  1,066 Ave. Total finished square feet  =  4,536 Price per total finished square feet =  $102   Capilano By The Lake offers large lots that average around one acre with lots of mature trees and landscaping and a short commute to Purdue University and the Purdue Research Park in Klondike and Harris...
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By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
      West Lafayette Winding Creek 5 bedroom homes for sale by Burnett's Creek Elementary, Purdue Research Park that sold and closed in 2014.   Market Report:  Winding Creek 5 bedroom homes sold in 2014   West Lafayette Winding Creek 5 bedroom home sales in 2014   Number of sales:  7   ( 3 sales in 2013) Average Sales Price:  $491,021   ( $493,333 in 2013) Median Sales Price:  $485,000  ( $520,000 in 2013) Low Sales price:  $430,000   ($435,000 in 2013) High Sales Price  $580,000  ($525,000 in 2013) Average sale to list price:  96.5%  ( 94.5% in 2013) Median sale to list price:  97%  (95% in 2013) Average age of home:  3 years  (4 years in 2013) Average Above Ground finished square feet:  3,379  (3,674 in 2013) Average Total finished square feet:  4,933  (5,099 in 2013) Average price pe...
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By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
      West Lafayette Arbor Chase 6 bedroom homes for sale by Purdue Research Park for sale $600,000 to $700,000 that sold and closed in 2014.   Market Report:   Arbor Chase 6 bedroom homes that sold in 2014       New construction is booming in West Lafayette's Arbor Chase Subdivision which is close to the Purdue Research Park in Burnett's Creek Elementary School.   Number of sales:  1 Sales price:  $649,000   List price:  $719,000 Sale to List Price:   90% Days On Market:  85 Number of full bathrooms:  7 Number of half baths:  1 Total finished square feet:  8,400 Above ground finished square feet:  5,500 Below ground finished square feet:  2,900 Price per finished square feet:  $77   Six bedroom homes are very uncommon in the West Lafayette real estate market and this home that sold was...
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    West Lafayette Arbor Chase 3 bedroom homes for sale near Purdue Research Park, Burnett's Creek Elementary that sold and closed in 2014.     Market Report:  Arbor Chase 3 bedroom homes sold in 2014     West Lafayette Arbor Chase 3 bedroom homes that sold and closed in 2014   Number of sales:  8      (9 sold a year ago in 2013) Average sales price:   $242,875  ( $243,101 in 2013) Median sales price:   $245,000   ( 242,842 in 2013) Average sale to list price:  98%  (99.5% in 2013) Median sale to list price:   98%   (99.9% in 2013) Average Days on Market:  44   (22 in 2013) Median Days on Market:   19   (13 in 2013) Low sales price:  $190,000 High Sales price:  $295,000 Average price per finished square foot:  $119   Most of the 3 bedroom homes that sell in Arbor Chase are in the Villag...
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By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
    West Lafayette Capilano By The Lake 4 bedroom homes for sale 47906 near Purdue Research Park, Klondike Schools that sold and closed in 2014.   Market Report:  Capilano By The Lake 4 Bedroom Home for sale that closed in 2014                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2014 West Lafayette Capilano By The Lake 4 Bedroom Homes Sold   Number of sales:   4  ( 3 the previous year) Average Sales Price:   $435,750  ( up 13% a year ago) Median Sales Price:   $434,000  (up 5% a year ago) Average Days on Market:    76  (58% decrease from a year ago) Median Days on Market  60  (...
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    West Lafayette Capilano By The Lake 5 bedroom homes for sale near Purdue Research Park, Klondike Schools that sold and closed in 2014.     Capilano By The Lake 5 bedroom homes that sold:  Market Report 2014   Number of sales:   2 Low Days on Market:   1 High Days on Market:   99 Median Days on Market:  50 Low sales price:   $535,000 High sales price:   $594,000 Median Sales price:   $564,500 Median sales to list price:   99% Low price per total finished square foot:  $102 High price per total finished square foot:   $103   Analysis The disparity of the sale prices between the two Capilano By The Lake 5 bedroom homes for sale that sold in 2014 is due to the vast difference in the size of the homes.  The home on Carrington Court that sold for $59,000 more had one more full bathroom an...
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