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Hud homes are the result of  FHA loan defaults. These foreclosed homes are sold by the Hud Department of the Government. These homes are sold by online bids. Owner Occupant Buyers bid first. If no bids are acceptable from Owner Occupants by a certain deadline, the bidding is opened to Investors. ...

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Many investors look for a certain Cap Rates for Investment Properties. Cap Rates vary across the Country and even across town. This very basic measure of investment property value should be understood from Day One, if you are buying or selling investment property. Contact Commercial Affiliates fo...

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If your looking for a business for sale in Northwest Indiana, email Commercial Affiliates info@commercialaffiliates.comAll types of business are for sale at any given moment. Taverns, Bars and Restaurants are available at many different prices and areas. Lots of professional and service businesse...

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Are you looking to buy or lease space for your business?We know the Northwest Indiana Commercial Market. Lake, Porter and Laporte Counties are all submarkets within the trade area of Northern Indiana. Market Research involves many factors to consider such as demographics, accessibility, traffic c...

By Suzanne Willems
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Valparaiso High School serves the City of Valpariso Indiana.  Home of the Vikings. The city is experiencing a residential and commercial real estate boom. This picture and much more information can be found at their website. http://www.valpo.k12.in.us/vhs/index.phpResearch Valparaiso High School ...

By Suzanne Willems
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Valparaiso Indiana is located in Porter County. This Northwest Indiana Community is vibrant with new residential and commercial real estate developments. Old homes and new homes abound in all price ranges.Valparaiso University is highly regarded nationally. Valparaiso Public Schools enjoys a soli...

By Ronda Myers-Waters
(Willems Realtors, Principal Broker)
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BANTA SENIOR CITIZENS  CENTER IN VALPARAISOThe Banta Center in Valpo is a great place for Senior Citizens.  They have all kinds of activities for Seniors. Bus trips, exercise classes, bingo etc. It is a good place for my own Grandmother to meet people with the same interests that she has. She mov...

By Steve Dalton, Northwest Indiana Home Builder
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Today I start my new series, Neighborhood Synergy, with an eye on neighborhoods that are interesting for new home buyers.  In Northwest Indiana they are approximately 400 new home developments, could take me a while to focus on each one individually ... but it's worth a try.Eagle Ridge was develo...

By Donna Miller
(NW Indiana Mortgage, LLC)
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NW Indiana Mortgage provides financing for GOOD, BAD OR NO CREDIT.  We will structure your loan to best fit your needs, while giving you different options of programs available.  Why shop your own loan out, when we will do it for you with one credit pull to as many lenders as we need to.

By Steve Dalton, Northwest Indiana Home Builder
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I was doing a little research on my own, both here in Active Rain and in the outside world.  Figured I could post some links to the sites I found that actually made sense to me:Using the Competition to Boost your SEO Performance A step by step, short article on using your competitions keywords to...

By Suzanne Willems
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Unless the buyer who makes an offer on your home has the resources to qualify for a mortgage, you may not really have a sale. If possible, try to determine a buyer's financial status before signing the contract. Ask:1. If the buyer has been prequalified or preapproved (better) for a mortgage. Suc...

By Suzanne Willems
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How High Tech Is Your Home?If the latest technology or entertainment options are important in your new home, add the following questions to your buyer's checklist.1. Are there enough jacks in every room for cable TV and high-speed Internet hookups? 2. Are there enough telephone extensions or jack...

By Teresa Tylisz, Willems Realtors
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THE BOTTOM LINE Sellers: Free Bottom Line Analysis of Net Profit To find out how much money you'll net from your house, add up your closing costs and subtract them from the sale price of the house. Closing Costs for Sellers Mortgage payoff and outstanding interest. Prorations for real estate taxe...

By Teresa Tylisz, Willems Realtors
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1. Get estimates from a reliable repairperson on items that need to be replaced soon, a roof or worn carpeting, for example. In this way, buyers will have a better sense of how much these needed repairs will affect their costs.2. Have a termite inspection to prove to buyers that the property is n...

By Teresa Tylisz, Willems Realtors
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HOUSE HUNTING without a REALTOR?: First of all, the sellers pay our commissions, not the buyers. Think you can save money by house-hunting on your own, and asking the seller for a discount since you're not represented by a Realtor? Guess what? You'll just do the listing agent a favor by doubling ...

By Teresa Tylisz, Willems Realtors
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Questions to Ask When Choosing a REALTOR®1. How long have you been in residential real estate sales? Is it your full-time job? While experience is no guarantee of skill, real estate, like many other professions, is mostly learned on the job. 2. What designations do you hold? Designations such as ...

By Teresa Tylisz, Willems Realtors
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Tax Benefits of Home OwnershipThe tax deductions you can take for mortgage interest and property taxes greatly increase the financial benefits of home ownership. Here's how it works. Assume: $9,877 = Mortgage interest paid (a loan of $150,000 for 30 years, at 7 percent, using year-five interest) ...

By Suzanne Willems
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1. Get rid of clutter. Throw out or file stacks of newspapers and magazines. Pack away most of your small decorative items. Store out-of-season clothing to make closets seem roomier. Clean out the garage.2. Wash your windows and screens to let more light into the interior.3. Keep everything extra...

By Suzanne Willems
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5 Common First-Time Homebuyer MistakesThey don't ask enough questions of their lender and miss out on the best deal. They don't act quickly enough to make a decision and someone else buys the house. They don't find the right agent whose willing to help them through the homebuying process.They don...

By Suzanne Willems
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1. Decide how much home you can afford. Generally, you can afford a home equal in value to between 2 and 3 times your gross income. 2. Determine if you have enough downpayment to qualify for a mortgage. Ideally, you should have 20 percent of the purchase price as a downpayment 3. Consider other s...

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