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By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
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We only got about 2-3 inches of snow here in Fort Wayne, but that was enough to have a little fun!  What is more fun than playing football in the snow?  Maybe building a snowman?  In our case it was more like an Insect Snowman! Not quite sure what possessed my son and I to do that, but it was fun...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
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This is my favorite tree in my back yard.  Here is a picture of it last year right before Christmas when the huge ice storm hit.  We lost power for 4 days and ended up in a hotel for that whole time.  Right after the ice storm hit temperatures dropped to 1-5 degrees with wind chills that hit -40...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 1
Have you seen the show What You Get for the Money on HGTV? Well, we are going to do it Fort Wayne style! Every Thursday I am going to give you some information about a house that is an active listing, and you are going to guess what the asking price is. The closest to list price is that week’s wi...

By Brian Kuhns, Fort Wayne Real Estate by Brian Kuhns
(Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber)
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     You know it's been too long since your last blog about all the great things going on in your area when you've had a full change of seasons. Just because winter is finally upon us in Fort Wayne, doesn't mean that there still aren't things to do in this great city. So much so that I'll probabl...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 9
  If you would like to buy or sell a home in  Fort Wayne Indiana or in the surrounding communities, please call us at 260-704-0842, email us at ChristiansenTeam@gmail.com, or you may want to visit our website for more specific information on the communities we service. Relocating to Fort Wayne? ...

By Brian Kuhns, Fort Wayne Real Estate by Brian Kuhns
(Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber)
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    The following report is for Northwest Allen County (mls al01) containing the townships of Eel river, Perry and Lake for the month ending November 30th, 2009.  Some of the year over year comparisions for November of 2008 are larger than other year over year comparisons due to the fact that Nov...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 11
10. Affordable sports entertainment for the entire family! Fort Wayne has many minor league sports teams, including the 2 time defending Turner Cup Champions FORT WAYNE KOMETS, or the 2009 MWL Champions FORT WAYNE TIN CAPS! Fort Wayne also has the FORT WAYNE MAD ANTS that play in the NBA Develop...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
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Fort Wayne home buyers and sellers alike should know basic real estate lingo.   If you´re preparing to buy Fort Wayne real estate or have a Fort Wayne home for sale, brushing up on the following terms can help you understand exactly what you´re getting into. Adjustable Rate Mortgage: A mortgage ...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 2
I asked this question on my Facebook profile last week: What FAQ’s do you think first time home buyers have? Here are some of the questions that were asked: Q:  Is a pest inspection a good idea? A:  YES!  Absolutely!  Especially if there are any traces or evidence of pests or wood destroying inse...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 9
Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone it’s time to turn our focus to CHRISTMAS! Why not pack up the kids, head over to Glenbrook Mall and get your picture taken with SANTA CLAUS??!! It should be fun right? While I don’t ever remember getting my picture taken with the big guy, I bet these kids ...

By Brian Kuhns, Fort Wayne Real Estate by Brian Kuhns
(Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber)
Comments 2
             The Lakes of Carroll Creek is roughly 330 single family residential homes that is part of the Neighborhoods of Carroll Creek. Located on the Northeast corner of Carroll and Bethel Road in Northwest Allen County it is served by the Northwest Allen County school district of Eel River e...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 5
It's Thanksgiving Eve and I can already smell my Dad's turkey and my Step Mom's Deviled Eggs.  Oooh yeah...  Every year they do it up BIG for all of us to come over and have a lot of food and a lot of fun.  I am thankful for all the effort they go through every year to make it a great time for al...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 2
I have only had my license since January of 2009 but my wife Amanda has been licensed for 2 years now.  I remember last year during the winter she was VERY slow.  Of course it had to do with the holidays, but it was also a record breaking winter for FREEZING weather and we had a giant ICE STORM. ...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 6
Here is what the listing agent told me a day after I showed my Buyer his AWESOME listing. "You and your Buyer had better hurry up and get your offer in, I have somebody else VERY INTERESTED in the property so MOVE QUICK!!" Really?  Seriously? This home has been on the market for 345 days, is OVER...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 52
I met Ashley at an open house earlier this year.  She wasn't quite ready to buy a home, but she told me she would call me when she was ready.  A few months later she called me and said LET'S GO!  We started the search, looked at 16 houses and then found THE ONE!!  It's a beautiful home that was c...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 6
  I wake up each day thankful for what I have and thankful for the life I live, but some days I just wake up and I know without a doubt that today that: IT’S GOING TO BE A GRRRRREAT DAY!!!!!!!!! The sun is shining, I already got my morning hug from my wife (AND SHE ALREADY HAS THE COFFEE MADE!!),...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 1
Director Roland Emmerich has given us several apocalyptic films in the past in Independance Day and The Day After Tomorrow, and he offers another look at the end of the world in 2012. The preview for this movie really peaked my interest, not so much for the action, but for the story line.  Well I...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 5
  If you would like to buy or sell a home in  Fort Wayne Indiana or in the surrounding communities, please call us at 260-704-0842, or you may want to visit our website for more specific information on the communities we service:  Fort Wayne Real Estate, Huntington Real Estate, Columbia City, Bl...

By Brian Kuhns, Fort Wayne Real Estate by Brian Kuhns
(Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber)
Comments 3
     The following market report includes information about the Carroll Creek neighborhood for the 12 months ended Nov 15 2008 and 2009 for comparison. Carroll Creek is part of a larger association that includes two other neighborhoods  The Lakes of Carroll Creek and The Preserves of Carroll Cree...

By Amanda Christiansen, Christiansen Group Realty
(Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843)
Comments 1
Shanonside Subdivision Fort Wayne Indiana Market Report for October 2008-October 2009 Houses SOLD:  7 Average LIST price:  $84,471 Average list price PER SQ FEET:  $64 Average SELLING price:  $82,057 Average sale price PER SQ FEET:  $62 Average SQUARE FOOTAGE of home: 1426 Average DAYS ON MARKET:...

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