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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Don’t Get Burned – Get a Home Inspection to Save Money

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

  Don’t Get Burned – Get a Home Inspection to Save Money on Your Next Purchase Okay, you made one of the most important decisions in your life: you’re buying a home! You found your ideal home. It’s in your desired neighborhood, close to everything you love, you dig its design and feel, and you’re […]

Don’t Mess Up Your Home Purchase!

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

6 Things Buyers do to Mess Up Their Home Purchase Having sold homes in and around Indianapolis for many years, occasionally we’ve seen buyers do something crazy that jeopardizes their chance to buy a new home, even though their agent and loan officer should have warned them in advance.  So here are some reminders!   […]

Make Sure You’re Not Buying a Pig with Lipstick!

Friday, July 8th, 2016

So you’ve found the “perfect place”, it’s gorgeous and appears to be in flawless condition — what could possibly be wrong?  Hold on — back up the bus — wait a dog on minute…!  There could be issues lurking behind that pretty face. So when making your offer, don’t forget the Home Inspection contingency!    […]

Why You Need to Call a Lender BEFORE You’re Ready to Buy!

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Considering buying your first Indianapolis area home?  Then you may also be wondering how high your credit score needs to be or when you’ll be ready.  We recently received a similar question from a first time buyer: “We are looking to buy a home here in a couple years and were wondering if you could […]



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