Don’t Buy the House… Buy the Neighborhood!

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Finding the right neighborhood can be just as important as the right house When you’re looking to buy a new home, you need to keep in mind the location of that home and the neighborhood surrounding it. In many cases, it’s the neighborhood that will make you feel welcome and content, not necessarily the floor plan and square footage. Come […]


Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Considering selling your home?  It’s critical to know what your home will sell for, but it’s even more important to know how much money you will walk away with – or as Jerry Maguire would say “Show me the money”! Will there be enough for… a down payment on a new place, or to retire, or to send […]

Avoid the Most Common Buyer Errors

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Avoid the Most Common Buyer Errors Shopping for a new home is an emotional experience. It’s also time consuming and comes with a myriad of details. Some buyers, however, caught up in the excitement of buying a new home, tend to overlook some items. Their home purchase turns into an expensive process. These errors generally fall […]

Critical Considerations for your First Home Purchase

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Thinking About Buying Your First Home? Keep these critical considerations in mind: How long you plan to live in the home. If you purchase a home and get a job transfer or decide to move after only a short time, you may end up paying money in order to sell it. The value of your […]

The Sweet Smell of a Successful Sale

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

The Sweet Smell of a Successful Sale Scents and aromas can have a dramatic impact on people’s emotions and overall experience of a space. (Otherwise, there wouldn’t be a multi-billion-dollar fragrance industry!) Don’t ignore the power of fragrance when showing your home. Smoke, pet odors, and cooking smells can each dramatically impact how potential buyers feel […]

Buyer Toolkit – what DO you need?

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Buyer’s Toolkit What do you need to make the most informed, successful home purchase?? Your Team Your Agent A successful purchase starts with the right representative. In fact, once you’ve selected the best agent to represent you, it is likely that he or she can recommend other professionals to join your team, taking more of […]

Great Listing Agent Interview Questions

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

It’s always surprising how many people think “all real estate agents do the same things”.   Do you know that 6% of the agents do 94% of the business?  Make sure you’re hiring one of the 6%!  These agents are in the game everyday.  They are experienced.  They know the industry and the market. Many […]

Think you’re interested in HUD / Bank-owned Properties??

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

What should you know? HUD Homes, Bank-Owned, Pre-Foreclosure, Short-sales… What are we talking about here?? HUD Homes These properties have already been through the foreclosure process and are placed on the market by HUD (The Department of Housing and Urban Development).  They are vacant, sold “as is” and ready for immediate occupancy.  Although they are advertised in the MLS, […]

Do You Have Fixer Upper-itis?

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Fixer Upper-itis.  That sounds contagious, maybe even dangerous! Lots of people have it — I know we’ve been bitten by the bug, and you may have too! It begins so innocently.  You’re just relaxing on the couch watching Chip and Jo do their amazing transformations and then you start thinking “I could do that!”.  (Sound […]

8 Things You Must Know BEFORE Purchasing a Condo

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

So you’re thinking about stepping into the carefree life of condo living!  Awesome!  Indianapolis and the surrounding areas have lots of great options. Whether you’re thinking about purchasing a condo in the heart of Indianapolis, or an over 55 community in the burbs — It takes additional due diligence to ensure a condo purchase is […]

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