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By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
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Why do homeowners sell for sale by owner (FSBO)?  We would guess that 9 out of 10 do it to save money on commissions.  The other 1 out of 10 probably thinks they don't need a Realtor to sell their home. While we get it and understand where FSBOs are coming from, we think most fail for many differ...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
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Supply and demand runs all markets, real estate included.  The Fort Wayne real estate market has been a seller's market over the last year or so because of low housing inventory. There just aren't many homes for sale out there, and when a desirable home comes on the market, it's usually met with ...

By Brian Kuhns, Fort Wayne Real Estate by Brian Kuhns
(Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber)
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Windsor Woods is located on the Northeast corner of Dupont and Lima roads in Northwest Allen county, Indiana and has over 300 single family homesites ranging in price from the low $100's to the $200's First established in 1979 and constructed in 7 sections with the most recent being finished in t...

By Brian Kuhns, Fort Wayne Real Estate by Brian Kuhns
(Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber)
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           The Residential Real Estate market in Northwest Allen county continued it's solid performance in 2015.  Year over year improvement in all critical categories for home sellers (and homeowners peace of mind lol) including a 3% increase in the average sales price from 2014 to 2015.  Overa...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
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Here's a short list of mistakes first time home buyers make, and how we will help you avoid them.   1.  They don't fully understand the diferrent types of loans that are out there and which one would work best for them. We send our buyers to lenders that take their time and guide our buyers on a ...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
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Whether you're a first time home buyer, a professional relocating to Fort Wayne, or you're both selling and buying, these tips can apply to all!   1.  Do your homework - Figure out what's most important in a home, what area you want to live, and what you're comfortable paying a month.   2.  Get r...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 41
This is a question we have been asked many times in the 9 years that we've been selling real estate in the Fort Wayne area. Some of our buyers are 100% certain on their credit scores, income, and buying power.   Some of our buyers aren't sure if they can qualify for a mortgage because of income, ...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 52
It's time to sell your Fort Wayne home.  You call Amanda and Jared with Century 21 Bradley, and we come out and chat with you about price, a few upgrades you can make, and the market.   We then schedule a time to come back out, do paperwork, and have our professional photographer do his thing.   ...

By Brian Kuhns, Fort Wayne Real Estate by Brian Kuhns
(Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber)
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 Make plans to attend the November 25th  Night of Lights during downtown Fort Wayne's Holidayfest. Lighting ceremonies begin at 5:15pm at the History Center on Barr Street with the lighting of the turret. The full schedule of lighting ceremonies and activities including the Festival of Trees, San...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
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 So you've decided that it's time to sell your home in Fort Wayne and you aren't sure what to do.  Here's a quick list of enhancements to help you get started! De-clutter and tidy up!  When a buyer walks through a cluttered home, it's hard for them to see the home's potential.  Store items that y...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 5
One of the most frequent questions we, as Realtors® in Fort Wayne, get asked is "how is the real estate market?" Early in the spring it was white hot.  Anything that was listed in the Northwest and Southwest Allen County School Districts was selling in days.   We had a few clients that wanted to ...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 18
One complaint we often hear from folks we work with is that their previous Realtor® didn't communicate well with them.   "They stuck the sign in the yard, took some pictures, and we didn't hear from them for months." Hearing this enough times early in our careers actually helped us to become bett...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 15
It was Friday night at 10:30 pm when we got an accepted offer for our most recent seller.  Usually we don't work that late, but in a market like this one sometimes it's a must.  I thought about waiting until the morning to let them know, but decided that they would probably want to know right the...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 4
Amanda and I have been selling real estate in Fort Wayne for 7 years now, and we've never, EVER, seen a market like this one.  Sellers are seeing increased sale prices, lower days on market, and in a lot of cases they are seeing multiple offer situations.  Inventory in Fort Wayne is so low right ...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 2
The average sales price in the Fort Wayne area is around $125,000.  The luxury market in Fort Wayne consists of homes sold for $300,000 or more.  Here is a look at what sold in the luxury market in Allen County in April of 2015.  Homes sold:  24Average list price:  $402,302Average sales price:  $...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 4
The average sales price in the Fort Wayne area is around $125,000.  The luxury market in Fort Wayne consists of homes sold for $300,000 or more.  Here is a look at what sold in the luxury market in Allen County in March of 2015.  Homes sold:  35Average list price:  $396,416Average sales price:  $...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 4
Amanda and I have been full time Realtors with Century 21 Bradley here in Fort Wayne for 7 years now.  We've seen the market struggle mightily, and we've also seen the other side of that coin, which is happening right now.  Inventory is low.  Prices are rising.  We are listing homes that are sell...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 3
The average sales price in the Fort Wayne area is around $125,000.  The luxury market in Fort Wayne consists of homes sold for $300,000 or more.  Here is a look at what sold in the luxury market in Allen County in February of 2015.  Homes sold:  17Average list price:  $422,995Average sales price:...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 7
It's Tuesday, March 10, 2015.  How is the real estate market in Fort Wayne?   In a nutshell, GOOD.  Very good.  Inventory right now is still pretty low, but we've seen a little bit of an upswing as far as that goes.  More homes are coming on the market now that the nasty winter has (knocking on w...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
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Five of our specialty subdivisions in Southwest Allen County School District in Fort Wayne are as follows:   1.  Timberlake 2.  Covington Woods 3.  Candle Lite Park 4.  Shores of Rock Creek 5.  Bluewater Estates These subdivisions are all located in between Illinois and Covington Roads, and just ...

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