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

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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

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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!

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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...]

Zionsville Homeowners Get What They Want

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There won’t be a Walmart in Zionsville anytime soon. Is that good or bad? Depends on how you look at it. The view of a resident may be to preserve the small town feel. The view of town leaders may … [Read more...]

3 Easy Tips To Protect Your Deck This Winter

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Barbecue season is all but over, and you won't be spending as much time out on the deck. Don't let it get you down, though. Spring will be here before you know it. There are a lot of things that can … [Read more...]

Should You Reduce Your Home’s Listing Price?

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Are you trying to market your home and finding that it's not selling very well? In my 10+ years of experience in being a Realtor in Indianapolis, I have found that three major factors that … [Read more...]

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