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Brownsburg, Indiana Real Estate Stats - June 2016How is the market in our corner of Metropolitan Indianapolis? Data encompasses the entire Brownsburg Community School Corporation district and for purposes of this report, includes resale homes only (no new construction).Here is the year-over-year ...
07/13/2016
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I'm Over Tiny Homes.I'm really getting tired of the tiny homes shows on TV. I think for the vast majority of the buying public - aside from pockets in a few areas around the country - owning a tiny home will never be practical. Sure, there is that niche market of happy nomads (at least, that is h...
07/11/2016
Why Arent You Pre-Approved?In a fast-moving market, are you wasting everyone's time by not talking to a lender first? Homes in Central Indiana are selling at a pace not seen in at least a decade. In many cases, a home will receive an offer - maybe several offers - within a day of it hitting the B...
07/06/2016
Are Appraisals Failing Home Buyers and Sellers? In most areas of the country, we've been in a hot market for a while, now. Lack of inventory coupled with buyer demand has driven up prices, the likes of which haven't been seen in years. So why are so many buyers and sellers having a hard time gett...
06/29/2016
SHOULD A HOME BE STAGED?Many people have asked me whether staging a home really makes a difference when selling. I tell them, unequivocally, yes! Staging goes hand-in-hand with marketing and pricing a home that shows the best value for the money. First impressions are critical, and since 9 out of...
05/10/2016
Sellers benefit from pre-listing inspections. Sure, it can be a hassle to have an inspection done before you put your house up for sale, but the plusses can certainly out-weigh the minuses as it relates to the marketability of your house, and as you are negotiating a sale with your home buyer.The...
12/09/2015
 Well, that’s a bit of a misnomer. Unless you reside along the shore of one of Metro Indy’s three reservoirs, pickin’s here are pretty slim. In fact, most lakes in these parts are between five and fifteen acres in size and look a lot like this:Something that often seems to confuse real estate age...
12/01/2015
Buying vs. Renting In Brownsburg, Indiana Let's take a look at the rental housing market in Brownsburg, Indiana versus the resale housing market. As of today (6/30/15), Ruoff Home Mortgage indicates mortgage rates in this area are 4.297%. With 5% down on a $200,000 home, monthly mortgage payments...
06/30/2015
Brownsburg, Indiana Real Estate Stats - May, 2015I took a little time this morning to see how the Brownsburg, Indiana real estate market is doing. I've compiled data for the month of May. Here is the year-over-year results, comparing May, 2014 to May, 2015:   May 2014 May 2015 Total Homes Sold 86...
06/12/2015
This schoolhouse, located in Crawfordsville, Indiana, has been under renovations for several years and is now complete!I originally listed this home for sale a few years ago. Since then, the owners have completed work on the property. Take a look at this:  This represents the first school consoli...
05/18/2015
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