Agent Spotlight: Realtor DEBRA ALTMAN-FOLEY


(This post is part of an Agent Spotlight Series. Get to know the agents who’ll be working for you at Newkirk Realty!) This may be the golden rule for customer service: Your customer doesn't care … [Read more...]

Beyond RFRA: Indiana is a great place to live

Monument Circle, the heart of downtown Indy

Giving “Hoosier Hospitality” a run for its money was SB 101, otherwise known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA. You may have heard of it. This law ensures that in specific … [Read more...]

Agent Spotlight: Realtor TYLER HILTON


Looking for a Realtor? Meet Newkirk Reality agent Tyler Hilton! So, think about this: You may LOVE making videos of your cat. Or you may love downhill skiing. Or binge-watching Game of Thrones. But … [Read more...]

No Down Payment? You CAN Still Get a Zero-Down Mortgage on Your New Home

Zero-Down Mortgage

What is the point of a zero-down payment mortgage? The point is to make homeownership — to Indianapolis homebuyers or anyone  — accessible to people who have challenges to saving the traditional … [Read more...]

Chatham Arch: This Indianapolis Downtown Neighborhood Has a Little Bit of Everything!

A variety of architectural styles are represented in Chatham Arch

There are so many things to like about the Chatham Arch neighborhood, that astute homebuyers looking to locate to downtown Indianapolis need to give properties that come up for sale here a good … [Read more...]

Drones in Real Estate: Set to Become a Powerful Marketing Tool in the New Year


It’s all very enticing. A Realtor can walk into a Radio Shack this afternoon, buy a drone, and by the end of the day have some sweet footage of a new property on his or her website. In a … [Read more...]

Emerson Heights: History, Value and Proximity to Downtown Indianapolis


Emerson Heights is an unique neighborhood located on the eastside of Indianapolis, with many of the homes built in the 1910s and 20s, during an historical sweet spot between streetcars and the … [Read more...]

An Open Letter to Homeowners: Don’t Forget Your Chimney!

chimney safety

Your home's chimney is easy to forget. Whether it's a chimney to a fireplace that's only used during the cold months, or you have a gas-fired water heater that may be vented into the chimney and used … [Read more...]

Herron-Morton Place: Where History and Porch Parties Collide!

Queen Anne style homes are plentiful in Herron-Morton Place

Few Indianapolis neighborhoods have the colorful, evocative history as Herron-Morton Place does. There might as well be a few of those large-wheel-in-the-front penny farthing bicycles and ladies … [Read more...]

Fletcher Place: The Suddenly Trendy Indianapolis Neighborhood


Fletcher Place, sitting directly outside the square mile that comprises downtown Indianapolis proper, is a community that has the best of both worlds: A small town feel that basks in the lights of a … [Read more...]

Indiana: Home to Festivals and Fairs Galore!

Indiana Festivals

“They didn't have the festival until the horse was dead,” said Doug Weisheit, coordinator of the Indiana State Festivals Association’s annual Indiana Festival Guide. He was referring to Dan Patch … [Read more...]

Meth Contamination: Is your new home poisoned?

Meth contamination

A little bit of knowledge goes a long way. Knowing to ask your home inspector to test for meth contamination can prove to be the difference between a place to call home and a place you can never go … [Read more...]

Indiana Real Estate Markets Report – March 2014


Last week the Indiana Association of REALTORS®, Inc. released data on home sales in its April Markets Report, comparing March 2013 to March 2014. Consider this: Although the number of home sales, … [Read more...]

Indianapolis Suburbs Top the Safe List

Gateway to Carmel Arts & Design district

There are two kinds of lists: those you want to be on, and those you DON'T want to be on. Combining the two is Movoto, which annually compiles the list of safest and the more dangerous suburbs in … [Read more...]

Finding Fulfillment with a Career in Real Estate


Career happiness can be elusive. Getting the desirable aspects of a satisfying job to align is like to putting together a puzzle. Money, work-life balance, personal fulfillment – where are the people … [Read more...]

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