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By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
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I got a text this morning from a client that I just started working with.  She asked about a new house that popped up on the market yesterday.  She simply wanted more information on it.   She sent me a short text yesterday.   "I feel so bad bothering you on the weekend...  but can you get me more...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 12
My short answer...  YES.  Here's my long answer: Amanda and I have sold a lot of homes in the Fort Wayne area during our careers as Realtors.  We've received many low ball offers over the years on our listings. Here's a list of the times that it's worked out well for the buyer:         Are you ca...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 62
Amanda and I have been selling real estate full time in Fort Wayne for over 5 years now.  We haven't seen it all, but we've seen a lot!  One of the things we've seen is buyers making mistakes when purchasing their new home.  Here's a list of 10 mistakes buyers make when purchasing a home. 10.  Wa...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 20
This winter here in Fort Wayne has been brutal.   I think we've had at least 500 feet of snow (I might be exaggerating) and have had brutally cold temperatures.  Nobody wants to get out and shovel in this crap.   You could also argue that not many people want to get out to look at homes in this s...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 0
Here's what happened in the Fort Wayne real estate market in January, 2014. Homes sold:  209 Average list price:  $113,899 Average sales price:  $109,378 Median sales price:  $86,000 Average days on market:  68 Lowest sales price:  $12,000  (Major fixer upper in Southeast Fort Wayne) Highest sale...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 0
YES. I recently got a home under contract for my buyer that is brand new construction.  It was completed about a month ago.   Don't you just LOVE the new home smell?? My buyer asked me if I thought she should get a home inspection, even though the home was brand spankin new.  My answer was simple...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 0
  Current Mortgage Rates for ALLEN COUNTY, IN   as of 2/5/2014 9:19:18 AM (CST)   Hello ! I've included below a selection of current rates for a few of our many products.  I’d be happy to discuss options with you and your client based on their particular needs.   Loan Type Interest Rate APRFORM#...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 12
I read a featured article this morning that suggested that home owners should get their own inspection before they list their home.   Coincidentally, this article was written by a home inspector.   Here are my thoughts on the issue... Most sellers have lived in their home for at least a few years...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 51
Besides selling real estate for Century 21 Bradley here in Fort Wayne, I (Jared) also mentor new agents.  What can I say?  Teaching is in my blood.  I come from a family of coaches.   Not too long ago I took on a new agent.  He was full of fire.  Full of machismo.  Dude was ready to go! In our fi...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 0
Overall, the real estate market in Fort Wayne slowed down during the holidays.   Showings were down and buyers were few and far between.  Sure, we closed a few and got a few under contract, but overall it was slow.   Amanda and I have been Realtors in Fort Wayne for five years now, so we expected...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 0
Just the other day Amanda and I got a phone call from a friend that is going to be listing his home with us here in Fort Wayne.   He asked us about the market overall and how things were in his specific neighborhood.  Then he asked us a question that we've never had a seller ask before. Do I need...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 0
Jonathans Landing and The Lakes of Jonathans Landing are communities located in award winning Southwest Allen County School District, at the corner of Covington Road and West County Line Road.   Some of the amenities are both an adult and a kiddie pool, a picnic area, a playground for the kids, a...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 0
This week we are facing something we haven't faced in three weeks...   A FULL WORK WEEK! Last week we had the blizzard of 2014.  It started snowing on Sunday and by the end of it we had 10.5 inches of snow in our area.   Sunday night into Monday the temperatures dropped, and all the way through T...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 26
I have a friend that is moving to a new state for a job opportunity.  I got him hooked up with a Realtor in that area, and he recently started physically looking for his new home.   The other day he called me and told me about how he is "handling" his Realtor.   You see, "Bob" talked to his lende...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 0
Let's take a quick look at homes sold in 2013 and homes for sale in Fort Wayne between $250,000 and $300,000. Homes Sold:  173 Average list price:  $282,325 Average sales price:  $274,664 Average days on market:  73 Median days on market:  43 How are buyers purchasing homes for sale in Fort Wayne...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 0
Let's take a quick look at homes sold in 2013 and homes for sale in Fort Wayne between $200,000 and $250,000. Homes Sold:  297 Average list price:  $230,289 Average sales price:  $223,094 Average days on market:  62 Median days on market:  32 How are buyers purchasing homes for sale in Fort Wayne...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 0
Let's take a quick look at homes sold in 2013 and homes for sale in Fort Wayne between $150,000 and $200,000. Homes Sold:  523 Average list price:  $176,000 Average sales price:  $171,877 Average days on market:  46 Median days on market:  25 How are buyers purchasing homes for sale in Fort Wayne...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 0
Let's take a quick look at homes sold in 2013 and homes for sale in Fort Wayne between $100,000 and $150,000. Homes Sold:  1,218 Average list price:  $126,668 Average sales price:  $123,258 Average days on market:  61 Median days on market:  36 How are buyers purchasing homes for sale in Fort Way...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 0
Here is a quick look at what happened last year in the real estate market for the SWAC school district in Fort Wayne, IN.   Homes sold:  811 Average list price:  $232,423 Average sales price:  $223,843 Median sales price:  $173,500 Average days on market:  59 Lowest sales price:  $18,750.  This w...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 0
Here is a quick look at what happened last year in the real estate market for the NWAC school district in Fort Wayne, IN. Homes sold:  745 Average list price:  $198,538 Average sales price:  $193,135 Median sales price:  $164,900 Average days on market:  61 Lowest sales price:  $8,027.  This was ...

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