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By Suzanne Willems
(Willems Realtors)
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1. Tax breaks. The U.S. Tax Code lets you deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage, property taxes you pay, as well as some of the costs involved in buying your home.2. Gains. Over last five years (1998-2002) national home prices have increased at an average of 5.4 percent annually. And while...

By Steve Dalton, Northwest Indiana Home Builder
(219-465-8352 )
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Valparaiso, IndianaFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Valparaiso (IPA: [ˌvɑl.pə.ˈɹeɪ.zoʊ]) is a city in Porter County, Indiana, USA, and is part of the Chicago Metropolitan Area. It is the county seat of Porter CountyGR6. The city's nickname is Valpo.HistoryEstablished in 1836 as the county se...
Why is this the only franchise I will ever review? I'm not a big fan franchises, so I try to not to eat at them.  I love the uniqueness of independent restaurants and make it a rule to not eat at a place I can find at home when I am out of town. Example - why ,when I am in downtown Chicago, would...

By Steve Dalton, Northwest Indiana Home Builder
(219-465-8352 )
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This is totally a post about our local area.  I'm not much of a statistician, so I'll leave the Days on Market and Number of Pends and Average Listing Price type numbers to your favorite REALTOR, and there are some great ones right here on http://www.activerain.com/ for Porter County.  I can comm...

By Steve Dalton, Northwest Indiana Home Builder
(219-465-8352 )
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City of Valparaiso Website "History of the City"The State of Indiana was known as Indian territory because it was a rendezvous point for many Indian Tribes. The first pioneers ventured through this area about 1670. The first settler in the area was a French-Canadian named Joseph Bailley, who in 1...

By Steve Dalton, Northwest Indiana Home Builder
(219-465-8352 )
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The Porter County Builders Association will feature its annual Parade of Homes in June of 2007 at Aberdeen.  Aberdeen was the home of the 200 Parade of Homes, one of the most successful Parades in region history.  Last night was the first night of builder sign-ups, with only 8 sites available thi...

By Steve Dalton, Northwest Indiana Home Builder
(219-465-8352 )
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I regularly blog on http://daltonsbriefs.blogspot.com/ on issues of international or political intrigue.  We here at Synergy Homes have had a pretty wild year .... frankly with everyone complaining about the housing market in general, we were surprised to have so much traffic and activity.   Did ...

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