Buying a Home

Oct. 5, 2020

10 Tips for Relocating on the Cheap

Moving can be expensive. If you have to sell a house, buy a house, move across the state or even across the country, those relocation costs can add up quickly. But, there are some tips, hacks, and shortcuts you can take to make your relocation a little easier on the ...

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Aug. 31, 2020

Study: More Renters Leaving the Market - Feel Good About Buying

After dropping to the lowest levels in history in April, the real estate market has bounced back significantly in June and specifically, renters are most optimistic about home buying right now. Despite the current global climates, most consumers think it's actually a good time to buy a home. Renters ...

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Aug. 25, 2020

What are Closing Costs?

In every home sale, you will hear the term, “closing costs” brought up. It might be one of the more common costs that buyers are expecting, however, oftentimes a buyer doesn’t understand what they are paying for when it comes to closing costs, or if they are even required to ...

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Aug. 7, 2020

Can I Use an FHA Loan to Fund a Foreclosure?

There are a lot of good deals to be had right now in the Northwest Indiana real estate market. From affordable homes in Dyer and Portage to investment jackpots in Hammond, and surrounding neighborhoods. However, if you don't have a lot of cash to spare, there may be a ...

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July 16, 2020

What to Know About Living in a Co-op

A co-op property is different than traditional homeownership. Co-op is a building or community that is owned and controlled by members or group of individuals who all have equal membership. If you've been considering homeownership, a co-op might be a good option but here's what you should know ...

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July 3, 2020

A Buyer's Guide for First Time Buyers

It’s no secret that when it comes to purchasing a home there are a lot of steps involved before you are handed the keys. Surprisingly, even though it is common knowledge that so many steps are involved, they often aren’t talked about until it is time to start buying which ...

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June 29, 2020

What a Seller's Disclosure Form?

When buying a property, there are several procedures and documents involved so you must know what you are getting into to avoid any disappointments. You may already be familiar with some of the terms that would be used but some others would be entirely foreign. For the sake of this ...

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June 25, 2020

5 Requests Buyers Should Never Ask For

5 Requests Buyers Should Never Ask For

Buying a home typically means having a home inspection somewhere along the line. We recommend all my buyers have a professional home inspection done before finalizing the sale of their property. This is a great way to learn as much is possible about the property and it gives the buyer ...

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June 18, 2020

Sterling Creek - New Home Construction in Portage Indiana

Sterling Creek is one of Portage Indiana's newest home communities located just south of West US Highway six between North 500 W. and Willow Creek Rd. Easily accessible from Highway six or Willow Creek Rd., this new home community is built by Olthof Homes and features several new designs ...

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May 25, 2020

Can We Have a Virtual Home Inspection?

This year the home inspection industry is seeing major shifts in how residential home inspections are conducted in response the COVID-19 pandemic. With this illness being highly contagious, in-person services have had to adapt and adjust to help reduce the spread and keep everyone in the community safe. This has ...

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