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Managing Real Estate Broker - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Indiana Realty
A plethera of information for anyone relocating in general, in addition to specific info about our metropolitan areas.
Here are some Real Estate Numbers that don't get much press.....   11 - The percentage of the median down payment on a house nationwide   12 - The number of weeks for a typical home search 12 - The average number of homes each buyer visits 66.9% - Homeownership rate (down 3 full points from 5 yea...
In our quest for world dominance.......well, at least to keep expanding our Indiana coverage - we now have an office in Evansville, Indiana! They were already a Prudential office operating as Prudential Prime Properties - but they have now joined our alliance and have rebranded as Prudential Indi...
Be in the Know!     IU basketball is making a comeback, The Denver Broncos are beating all the odds, The Pacers are having their best season in years........ Indiana is all about sports - no matter what shape or size the equipment, the venue or the player.     We have the unique opportunity to sh...
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A message from our Lieutenant Governor, Becky Skillman:   Welcome to the Hoosier state! In Indiana, you’ll get the same reception in our small towns as you will in our big cities—nothing but warm Hoosier hospitality. Spend a long weekend at one of our festivals, go antique shopping in any of our ...
A couple things to pay attention to in 2012 and beyond;   First - the Central Indiana Transit Task Force revealed a plan to meet the public transportation needs for Indianapolis and the surrounding counties. The first phase would be completed by 2021 and include: Double the amount of local bus se...
I remember Bob Gregory used to predict how many days it would snow.....and never got it right.  Remember - it's Indiana.  There's always a week somewhere in the midst of winter that it breaks 50-60 degrees and the motorcycles hit the street.  Then the next week we are shoveling just to get out of...
Forbes magaine has declared Santa Claus, Indiana as one of the "World's Top ChristmasDestinations".  Did you hear that New York?  Chicago? Paris?  Yep - Southern Indiana is right there with you! They gave them this honor based on the fact that "they enthusiastically embrace the role, with a wide ...
In 1946 WWII was over and many were returning home from military service.  One of those was Virginia Holmes.  She was a prize-winning commercial artist coming back to Indianapolis to begin her job in the advertising department of L.S. Ayres, a downtown Indianapolis department store.  She was assi...
Well, it may not be a list we want to be on - but I found it amusing! State Farm Insurance has compiled a list of the top ten states that have the most cooking fires on Thanksgiving. Indiana came in at #9 - so in the interest of keeping everyone safe this Turkey Day, we wanted to draw attention t...

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