Buying a home has many steps and most consumers do it, on average, every eight to nine years. So if you are rusty, check out this complete guide to buying a home.
Local stager Mary Abella points out the benefits of making a home cozier through staging.
Deciding on new construction vs. buying a residential resale property is a big decision. If you have already decided a new build is right for you, find out why now is a good time to get started.
Real Simple magazine provides a detailed inside-outside fall cleaning list.
Learn what experts think about home staging when your house is for sale. See what is costs and which rooms take center stage.
What makes you want to sell your home and move? A survey looks at the top reasons. Do they match yours?
Despite slow growth in September’s closings, local REALTORS® are encouraged by strong pending sales numbers as we head into the final quarter of the year.
The coveted millennial generation wants you to know a thing or two about their thoughts on home buying.
A creative approach to cleaning up graffiti helps more than 200 properties in Indianapolis.
Winter is coming. Are you ready? Is your home? Browse this check list to make sure your house is ready for Old Man Winter.
Find out how to avoid the most common causes of home buyer's remorse.
The charming fireplace in your new home is one of the details you love most. No doubt you’re eager to enjoy its warm glow with family and friends. But before you light up the first log, it’s important to make sure that both your fireplace and chimney are in safe working order. Here are some tips to help you determine what you can do yourself and what’s best left to a pro:
A house in your neighborhood sold and you never even saw a sign go up. How did that happen? It could have been marketed as a pocket listing. Find out what the term means.
Gray is definitely the neutral color of choice in home decor and home staging these days. If you watch home design shows or have visited any builder models, you can't miss it. Melissa Dittmann Tracey of REALTOR® Magazine tell you why.
Every house has a style. Sometimes it has two or more; because of renovations and new, eclectic mixes, fitting a home into one specific category can be daunting or even impossible. Thankfully, there’s no need to memorize complicated architectural terminology.
August housing numbers are here. Buyers are staying active and there is an uptick in new listings demonstrating that sellers want "in" to what has been a great 2015 market.
Real estate professionals are naturally inclined to “give back”. Learn how one Avon REALTOR® is doing just that.
Homes are flying off the market all around you. Why isn't your home selling? Local REALTORS® tell you why.
Selling your home? Learn two lesser known tips to get sold.
The housing market is strong. Local REALTORS® offer advice to potential buyers and sellers on how to navigate our current hot market.
The Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year and continue to do so throughout next year. This act, however, does not automatically guarantee a proportionate rise in mortgage rates for consumers. Let’s take a look at why this is the case.
According to Realtor.com, each state has a favorite home feature. What is the feature for Indiana?
Unfortunately some real estate transactions fall through. It's a small percentage, but if you are buying or selling, you should learn the common causes. Local REALTORS® have some insight on avoiding the pitfalls.
A new index ranks the central Indiana market high on housing.
Boomerang buyers are all the talk. What is a boomerang buyer and what advice do real estate experts offer this group?
Local REALTORS® are learning about a possible new transit option that could open up access to jobs, attractions and neighborhoods. What's the future of the Red Line?
REALTOR® Magazine blogger Melissa Dittmann Tracey questions whether we want a good meal or a good look. See her take on popular kitchen remodels.
Until you find your kitchen invaded by a UFO (Unidentified Foul Odor), it’s easy to take a clean-smelling fridge for granted. But the perks of keeping one of the hardest-working home appliances in top shape go beyond eliminating unwanted “science projects” and unsavory smells. - Bonnie McCarthy, Houzz Contributor