Explore Valparaiso, IN

By Christine McDaniel, Broker Associate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Porter Co.)
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December's Season of Celebrqtions & Sharing Contest:   The City of Valparaiso - “Holiday Clean-out Week”                  Need to get rid of household items to make room for all your new holiday treasures?   Did you know that the City of Valparaiso has a “Holiday Clean-out Week”?   You are allowe...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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 Recently, a new dining establishment opened in downtown Valparaiso's Court House Square nearby our office. 55 Franklin Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383 Funny how today when I went to post a blog about this Local business after dining there, I came home to log on to AR and found a friend of mine must...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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 We've blogged about the Valparaiso, Indiana neighborhood of Shorewood Forest before! Recently we listed for sale a 4113 sq. ft. renovated home on a corner 1/3 acre lot that would accommodate related living or extended family and has handicap access main level with wide hallways and entry doors, ...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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The best way to keep peace in a House Divided (IU/Purdue) is to cheer the local hometown team :) #GoValpo and it's that time of year again..... Valparaiso University Crusaders Men's Basketball Team have their season opening home game this Saturday, October 29th 2011 tip off 7:05 pm at the ARC. Th...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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Every year, Valparaiso publishes the designated times of day for children to partake in Trick or Treat on Halloween - This year Monday, October 31st, 2011 that time frame is between 5:30 pm and 7 :30 pm !  Valpo even has a special designated date and time for children to trick or treat downtown ...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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This week, we listed a home for sale by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate in one of Valparaiso, Indiana's newer developments. Tuscany is neighborhood in Valpo's Center Township (46385). With upscale homes currently being built on empty lots, it is growing! Located South of U.S. Highway 30 and East ...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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This summer, a great new park opened in our home town of Valparaiso, IN right in the middle of downtown and a short walk from our office!Central Park Plaza (click to see video), complete with farmer's markets twice a week in season and a water feature system (splashpad)for children of all ages to...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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  Come Join Us! The Tuesday Evening Ladies Bible Study at Christ Lutheran Church in Valparaiso, IN is starting a new book study on 10/25/11: The Tender Words of God – > by Ann Spangler God speaks words of: Compassion, Forgiveness, Peace, Strength, Protection, Love and Mercy, Blessing and Provisio...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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It had been over a decade since we helped a young couple with a toddler and an infant sell their first home and move-up to a bigger one in NW Indiana to accomodate their growing family. When it was time for another change, we were humbled they asked us to help them move-up again! Now with 3 growi...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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Sometimes the best testimonial we can get from a client is the faith they show in us by continuing or extending the time for us to list their property to sell. In Northwest Indiana, market time for certain properties is longer than for others. Many factors may influence market time such as: Type ...

By Steve Dalton, Northwest Indiana Home Builder
(219-465-8352 )
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No community is complete without clean water. M.E. Simpson Company has been working with local communities  around the country since 1979 to run utility testing in order to aid clients with all of their water distribution and wastewater collection needs. M.E. Simpson provides a number of online s...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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Despite no more federal tax credit rebate, 1st Time Home Buyers are still making purchases of homes in Northwest Indiana.   Recently, from our sphere of influence, we represented young buyers in their first home purchase.   We enjoy taking time teaching and explaining the many phases of the real...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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 We did a Broker Price Opinion for a competitive listing appointment in Valparaiso, IN and the RELOCATING seller was surprised at the current market value neighborhood com-parables being below what they expected (sound familiar?). We did List the home and it SOLD-> Subsequent Price Reductions onc...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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Not Every Home Sale is Easy.     Our local Northwest Indiana Multiple Listing Service has the capacity to store Property History that REALTORS have access to pull prior to listing a property. Property History reveals data such as  the number of times a home has been previously listed and sold.  ...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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Mark Your Calendars and come join us on Tuesday Evening, May 24th, 2011 @ 7pm  Christ Lutheran Church  2610 North Campbell St. Valparaiso, IN 46385    We've hosted Keri Burman's - Yadah Paraise Productions performances at church in the past. Great stories from the Bible brought to life like: Quee...

By Jane McMullan, Jane McMullan, REALTOR
(Re/Max Pace Realty)
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As an incentive to stimulate home building and add jobs, the Valparaiso City Council voted Monday, April 25th to waive three building permit fees thru October 2012. The waived fees include the permit fee, sewer connection charge, and park impact fees.  The waiver is an effort to lower the cost of...
As an incentive to stimulate home building and add jobs, the Valparaiso City Council voted Monday, April 25th to waive three building permit fees thru October 2012. The waived fees include the permit fee, sewer connection charge, and park impact fees.  The waiver is an effort to lower the cost of...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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Some Neighborhoods in Valparaiso, IN have home sales faster than others. Of course, other factors such as Price and Condition are variables that help homes sell faster as well.   This Ranch Home For Sale in 46383 had many showings and an accepted offer in less than 2 months on the market.   Pine ...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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Seller Assisted Financing can come in varied forms. The seller of these newer homes for sale in Valparaiso, Indiana is offering to help pay the Buyers Closing Costs, Pre-paids, or even to buy down points/interest rate, as allowable by lender with an accepted offer to purchase!   As a Buyer, that...

By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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Prayer Vigil @ Christ Lutheran Church in Valparaiso, IN on 4/12/11 Come Join Us! On Thankful Tuesday, April 12, 2011Let’s come together in prayer, filled with thankfulness for 32 years of faithful ministry to CLC from Pastor Jerry W. CastlemanPr. Castleman will retire after Mothers Day in May. Ma...

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