Plan ahead and give your house that extra touch for a great first impression. Here are a few tips for a successful open house!
Sunscreen, check. Swimsuit, check. You're ready to leave this Indiana winter behind if even for only a week of paradise, but is your house ready? Make sure you take the easy steps to leave your home safe and sound while you play on the beach.
Obtaining a mortgage is an integral part of home buying, but it can be an unknown world of new terms, forms, documents, oh my! Get a quick primer of what you should know about your mortgage process.
People decide to move for all sorts of reasons. Find out what motivates today's mover.
Home sales my be down in other parts of the country, but central Indiana had a strong start to 2015. Local REALTORS® say a mild January, low interest rates and pent up demand contributed to the increase.
You've got the keys, now what?
REALTORS® offer their best low-cost tips for getting your home ready for the spring market.
Guest blogger Carrie Cason gives us an overview of the current new construction scene in central Indiana.
Central Indiana REALTORS® link hope to the homeless as they assist their most vulnerable neighbors - to the tune of $120,000.
Placemaking: The Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of REALTORS® will be converting an alley in Fortville, IN, which was recently closed to vehicular traffic, into a pedestrian walkway with benches, planters and public art.
The dreaded April 15th is around the corner. Never fear, some home improvements you made in the last year may help you battle the tax man. While REALTORS® aren't tax professionals per se, they know their way around this world. Local REALTORS® give you a few things to think about come tax time.
Local REALTORS® are pleased with late year surge in buyer activity and look forward to 2015.
You may think that bright orange wall is the best thing since sliced bread, but if you talk to a REALTOR® or home staging expert, you’ll find that a change in color scheme could help your house stand out even more and sell quicker.
Living with more than one generation in a home takes careful planning and consideration. When buying a home with this arrangement in mind, learn what should you discuss with your REALTOR®.
While ‘energy efficiency’ has become a bit of a catch phrase – there are some legitimate reasons to get on board and adopt a few energy saving practices.
There is a lot to consider when deciding whether to rent or buy a home. Let this handy calculator help you.
When it comes to moving, REALTORS® have seen it all. Here they share some tried and true tips for a smooth move.
If you are facing a decision about remodeling vs. moving, read some local REALTOR® advice about the thought process.
We’ve seen some positive activity in the fall market here in central Indiana, and while closed sales only jumped a little in November, sales prices remain strong as they have throughout 2014.
This season has its own unique home maintenance concerns. Local REALTORS® tell you what they have learned to avoid the pitfalls of winter.
Recently, we caught up with Nicole Pence of FOX-59 to share some information with consumers about selling during the holidays. In addition to a strong upward trend in average sales price, interest rates remain low making this an opportune time to sell. If you're thinking of putting your house on the market during the winter, there are several things to consider...
What’s the ‘key’ to selling a house? Is there a special formula? Is it a specific room - Kitchens, baths or a great outdoor space?
We asked local REALTORS® for their feedback on this topic and we’ve got some great information to share with you!
Mortgage interest rates are a big consideration in the home buying process. Where are they headed for the new year?
This time of year you might be thinking about which home improvements seem like a good idea for 2015. We all have the list swimming around in our brains. That little voice that says, “I love this house, I just wish we had a bigger master bath or I wish the basement was finished.” I wish, I wish, I wish.
Our mobile-centric world has instituted a standard: information should be readily available at our fingertips at all times. It is no surprise that when it comes to searching for a house, technology is at the helm.
Don't let cooler temps scare you from listing your home. Local REALTORS® share their best tips.
It's not all spring and summer anymore. Central Indiana home buyers and sellers are capitalizing on a great fall market.
Staging can be costly. What should you consider when your REALTOR® recommends it?
Two new studies look at the connection between housing decisions and personality traits.