There’s a transit movement underfoot and you still have time to learn what it is all about before Election Day Nov. 8.
Consumers are three times more likely to buy if their parents are homeowners.
Recent study shows that millennials and recent college grads should look at Indianapolis.
What to consider when contemplating a DIY project.
What do the latest local housing numbers mean for your search?
There is some anecdotal thought that with housing inventory so tight, families with kids are the group whose house hunt is taking the longest. Now there may be research to back that up.
Weird headline right? Well, how many hours do you need to work to afford your mortgage? Have you ever thought of it in those terms? Central Indiana has long been an affordable housing market, often the most cost-effective in the nation. See how different states match up when it comes to affordability in relation to wages.
A misconception among homeowner’s or would-be homeowners is that a warranty protects the way insurance does or you can have just one or the other, but don’t need both. Not so, says Al Trestrail from RWS Warranty. I asked Al to enlighten the My 4 Walls readers about the difference. In short, he says they are similar but VERY different.
Local REALTOR® data breaks down the current market.
“Fixer-Upper”, “Good Bones”, “Property Brothers” – just a few of the TV shows that have hit the HGTV world by storm and made many potential homeowners start asking the question, “Am I ready for a Fixer-Upper?” I’ve posed the question to local REALTORS® and veteran ‘flippers’ and they have some very valuable advice.
Having a basic understanding of important real estate concepts before you start the homebuying process will give you peace of mind now and could save you a fortune in the future. Here are ten real estate terms you should know before you start looking for a home.
After a brief hiatus as we navigated through a few technical difficulties, we are back to blogging! Hopefully, you missed us terribly...
Ranked by affordability, mortgage availability and stability of it's housing market -- Indy ranks among the 5 Best Cities for first-time home buyers. What does it mean though, to be on one of these lists?
What you really need to know about buying — from the people who house hunt for a living.
It’s Mother’s Day, and the best gift you can give Mom is three little words: You were right.
Because a serious renovation is underway at the home of one of the My 4 Walls bloggers, this one caught our eye. Yikes. How should the would-be renovator approach the big project to avoid common missteps?
Find out what makes Indy a hot spot for new buyers and find out which other cities make the top 10 cut.
Sellers on the fence should take notice! This, and other info REALTORS® want you to know about the Spring market...
A recent blog post spells out what millennials need from their REALTOR® during their first home buying experience. Maybe you agree?
Now that's a headline. Are you in this group? Start talking to your REALTOR® now about your next nest.
Birds chirping, flowers starting to bloom, temperatures (hopefully) starting to rise......and insects....all over the house? This might not be the visual you were looking for this Spring. Whether you choose to hire a professional to address a bug/pest issue or use a do-it-yourself method there are several really basic yet effective ways to keep a problem from getting out of hand.
Moving is one thing. Moving due to a job transfer is another animal all together. Tor Constantino, writing for The Muse, fills you in on what you should ask of your employer during a relo. He should know. At the time of this blog post, he had moved his family three times in nine years.
When asked what the most common question from sellers tends to be, REALTORS'® responses included listing price strategy, the status of the housing market, and questions involving the sale of homes belonging to the seller's relatives or friends. With information readily available, from online research to personal experience, sellers sometimes come to the table with a set of expectations but they lean on expert REALTORS® to help them navigate the process.
Learn some safeguards to take when buying your first home. Already been down that path yourself? Pass this on to someone you know who is ready for the homeownership plunge.
Last May, we posted a blog about making moving easier on your kids. But what if your 'kids' are of the furry kind? Well, we have some tips for that too!
Explore Indy in a whole new way. You'll learn something new...I promise.
Buying or selling? Who can you trust to get the most value for your home, or be an advocate for you through the buying process? Trust a REALTOR®.
Here are some easy steps to protect your home from a break-in.