How to Plan Your Real Estate Career thumbnail

How is your Indianapolis Real Estate Career shaping up in 2014? Every year there are new tools, new websites, new resources and frankly, new distractions that impact your ability to conduct business and ultimately, your bottom line. So how do you stay focused on the most important aspect of the real estate business, connecting with people? By creating [...]

A Case Study in Midcentury Modern Architecture:<br /> 215 Williams Drive thumbnail

Open up any architecture magazine these days and it becomes quickly apparent that the Midcentury Modern movement has returned with a vengeance. http://mswoods.wistia.com/medias/2ih62igwjh?embedType=seo&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=545 With its flat planes, large glass windows and open spaces, Midcentury Modern reflects the ideals of a handful of mid-20th century architects who believed that a forward-looking style could help bring about [...]

Improvement Seen in Greater Indy Housing Market thumbnail

The housing market affects each and every one of us, whether directly or indirectly, since it is such a huge part of the economy. If the economy is like a patient in recovery, then the housing market is like a vital sign, and a very vital one at that. That’s why we like to keep [...]

2013 Cost-Versus-Value Report for Sellers: Minimum Improvements for Max. Return thumbnail

Think curb appeal. For Indianapolis sellers trying to maximize final sales price with a minimum out-of-pocket, that is the message of the “2013 Cost vs. Value Report” (www.costvsvalue.com), which bases its conclusions on data gathered from nearly 3,900 Realtors®, appraisers and agents, together with cost estimates by RemodelMax, a publisher of estimating tools for remodelers. [...]

Butler-Tarkington Homes, History, Facts & Photos thumbnail

The Butler-Tarkington area of Indianapolis is one of the more sought-after places in which to own a home, with its historic architectural styles, strong home prices and rich community life. It is also one of the more historic neighborhoods in the city, with a history dating back to the mid-to-late 19th century. Butler Tarkington Area [...]

Indy Real Estate Market Warms Up During First Quarter, 2013 thumbnail

The Indianapolis real estate market saw a 5-percent decrease in the number of homes sold during the first quarter of 2012 compared to the last quarter of 2012, or 815 versus 857 sales respectively. But in what is perhaps a more telling sign, there were 15.8 percent more homes sold during the first quarter when [...]

Fishers Home Sales Up 59.3 Percent During First Quarter of 2013 thumbnail

The Fishers real estate market saw a significant 59.3-percent increase in the number of homes sold during the first quarter of 2013 compared to this same quarter 1 year ago as a total of 386 closings took place compared to 357 respectively. This translates to an average of 129 per month during the most recent [...]

Danville Sees 18.2 Percent Fewer Homes for Sale During First Quarter, 2013 thumbnail

The Danville real estate market saw an 18.2-percent drop in the average number of homes listed for sale during the first quarter of this year compared to this same quarter 1 year ago, or 99 versus 121 respectively. Also, the 298 homes that were on the market from January through March represent a decrease of [...]

Carmel Pending Sales Rise 15 Percent in First Quarter of 2013 thumbnail

The Carmel real estate market saw a 30.2-percent drop in the number of homes that were listed for sale from January through March of this year relative to this same 3-month period last year, or 467 versus 669 respectively. The most recent average of 467 listings per month is also 13 percent below the previous [...]

Brownsburg Sales Rise 20.6 Percent During First Quarter of 2013 thumbnail

The Brownsburg real estate market saw a 10.3-percent drop in total listings, as just 682 homes were on the market during the first quarter of 2013 compared to this same quarter 1 year ago. On average, a total of 227 homes were listed for sale during the most recent quarter, or 3 percent fewer, compared [...]