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
Learn the importance of a home inventory...and hope you never need it.
A new study looks at what millennial would-be buyers will sacrifice in order to save for a down payment.
One in 10 homes has a leak that wastes at least 90 gallons of water per day, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
It’s common for a first-time homebuyer to be overwhelmed when it comes to real estate industry jargon. REALTORS® can help translate! To start, here is a list of 19 common terms used during the home buying process.
Call, email, text, or (gasp!) in-person, how do you best communicate with your REALTOR®?
Local REALTORS® are part of an innovative way to help home and business owners who have been victimized by graffiti. This week, a new mobile abatement truck was unveiled. It will travel Indianapolis removing graffiti and then painting over the affected areas.
Recent coverage of the local housing market on WRTV-6 provides a lot of encouragement for those looking to sell.
The world of technology has opened up so many positive opportunities. But with that comes the need for even greater responsibility when it comes to personal information. In this day and age, the question of 'will I ever be a victim of identity theft?' has shifted to 'When?' Unless you completely remove yourself from the financial grid (pretty much impossible) you are at risk. That statement isn't intended to scare you, though I'm sure it does cause a sense of uneasiness, but it is intended to encourage you to be diligent when it comes to online activity and financial transactions.
Buy now or buy later? Take a look at a new study that suggests waiting has significant costs.
How will you face your real estate fears?
The relationship with your REALTOR® is so important to your overall satisfaction with your home sale or purchase. Learn how to find the best agent for you.
Get the latest housing data in this fast-moving spring market.
It happens often, but how do buyers and sellers really navigate this challenge? In this post, our expert REALTORS® offer very valuable tips to make this process smooth and successful.
REALTORS® know a thing or two about selling homes with a pool. Find out if a pool is a good or bad thing for your home.
Learn the difference between 8 different styles of bathroom sinks and how to find the perfect one for your space!
Moving with kids can be tricky. Local REALTORS® offer tips on what they have seen work well to make a move easier on the whole family.
What would you guess it costs to repair a faulty light switch? How about gutters or caulk around tubs, sinks and showers?
Recent media attention to Indy-area neighborhoods reveals why some are growing rapidly and with which buyers.
Pricing your home correctly is an important step when listing it for sale. Market value, comps, assessed value...what does it all mean? Get a quick primer on what you need to know.
Local REALTORS® share the latest market data that suggests now is the time to list your home for sale.
Before you make an attempt to navigate an open house, it's important to get prepared so you can make the most of your time. Realtor.com recently published a very helpful checklist for open house visits and we're happy to share that with you today.