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Home Buyers - Cosmetic Allowance or Work Already Done?This post is more of a probing question than anything else.Consider this: Many times, you will come into a home where it is obvious that the sellers repainted and recarpeted. How does that generally make you feel, even if their choices are tas...
Leasing vs. Buying a Home in Brownsburg, IndianaOK, I just can't help myself. I am obsessed with statistics, as you well know if you've ready any of my blog posts here. This is a comparison I've been wanting to do for a while. I've known that for many years, leasing a home (not apartment) in Brow...
Lots and New Home Builds - BrownsburgAfter my post a few days ago about the inventory free-fall in our area, I got a comment asking about the number of lots for sale here, and how that might be another good indicator of choice for home buyers. There is some data in the BLC regarding lot and new h...
Revisiting the Housing BubbleOver three years ago, I wrote an article about how I saw the housing bubble pop in Central Indiana. Considering the crazy market we now find ourselves in, I thought I would revisit the graph I made regarding this, and update it to see what things look like now (Q2 201...
Inventory Free-Fall Continues in Hendricks CountyI've compiled data on the number of active existing homes for sale in the six Hendricks County school districts that show an increasing lack of inventory from which home buyers can choose. The numbers are pretty startling. Take a look at this graph...
2016 Hendricks Co. Tax Assessments OutYesterday, I received in the mail a "Notice of Assessment of Land and Structures/Improvements for my home in Brownsburg. These are being sent out across Hendricks County, IN to indicate increases or decreases in assessed value for property tax purposes. It is...
Indianapolis Pike Township Real Estate Stats - July 2016In the past few weeks I've shown the market in some of the west and northwest suburbs of Indianapolis. Today we are looking at Pike Township, which resides inside Indianapolis' northwest boundaries. Data encompasses the entire township, and ...
Avon, Indiana Real Estate Stats - June 2016In the past few weeks I've taken a look at the Brownsburg and Zionsville markets, and now it's time to check in on Avon. Data encompasses the entire Avon Community School Corporation district and for purposes of this report, includes resale homes only (n...
Zionsville, Indiana Real Estate Stats - June 2016How is the market in the Zionsville area of Metropolitan Indianapolis? Data encompasses the entire Zionsville Community School Corporation district and for purposes of this report, includes resale homes only (no new construction).Here is the year-o...
Are CMA's Objective or Subjective?Well, I'd say the good ones are a little of both. A CMA (Comparative Market Analysis) is not to be confused with appraisals, which are professional opinions of value written by an actual appraiser, licensed as such, and completed on state-approved legal forms. We...

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