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New Buyer Incentive -- Up to 3.5% Buyer Assistance on HomePath Properties Fannie Mae wants to help more buyers afford to purchase their new home. That's why we are offering up to 3.5% in closing cost assistance for HomePath® properties beginning June 14 through October 31, 2011. Eligibility Deta...
Just listed. New Construction, still time to choose colors and finishes. 1800 SF, 3 BR, 2 Bath with 2.5 insulated and finished garage. Kouts is a warm and friendly community just outside of cultural and energetic Valparaiso Indiana. This thoughfully planned out floorplan is perfect for downsizers...
Recently I listed this great home in Porter County Indiana. The floorplan is very nice, open concept yet warm enough to cozy up by the fireplace with a book. Check out the unique website for this home for more details: HTTP://
Each weekend Realtors around the world host open houses. There are many thing that need to be considered when hosting an open house. With the upcoming National Open House Event June 4 - 5, many homeowners will be hosting this event themselves along with the Realtors.  The following safety tips w...
The 2011 REALTOR® Nationwide Open House will be held on the weekend of, June 4-5, 2011. This event, which began on a local level a few years ago, is a weekend when REALTORS® across the country—and across the globe—are invited to hold open houses in their area. It is designed to drive buyers' att...
Good News in the real estate world for those that qualify for homepath loans. The points to be paid have been lowered. This makes the program even more attractive, in addition to the "no appraisal" and no PMI on the loan. There is also a program called the Homepath renovation program, which allow...
As an incentive to stimulate home building and add jobs, the Valparaiso City Council voted Monday, April 25th to waive three building permit fees thru October 2012. The waived fees include the permit fee, sewer connection charge, and park impact fees.  The waiver is an effort to lower the cost of...
I never would have guessed that there are so many fun things to do in Northwest Indiana... so many it's hard to keep up with posting them. Please become a fan on the page and post your own ideas and events. Please try to keep them current until I get a calendar system that will extend out for mon...
For years, USDA has been offering loans to first time home buyers, in rural areas. To qualify you must not have owned a home for the past three years, buy in a specified area i.e. Westville, Wanatah, Hebron, and many  areas outlined by USDA guidelines. There are also income requirements.   USDA R...
Now that it's Spring, it's time to think about spending time on your patio or porch again.  Why not try really making it a place to relax or entertain, by thinking of it as another  room of the house.  Use pieces from inside and outside to create a smooth transition from the inside of your home t...


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