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By Rolando Trentini
(F.C.TuckerEmge Realtors, LLC)
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The Travel Channel is planning to feature attractions in Santa Claus. Its "Christmas Showdown" special, set to air next year, will spotlight a historic 22-foot Santa Claus statue and a fruitcake eating contest at Santa's Candy Castle. SANTA CLAUS, Ind. – The Travel Channel will film the famous to...

By Rolando Trentini
(F.C.TuckerEmge Realtors, LLC)
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It's a big weekend for a major southern Indina tourism business. Holiday World will open for it's 66th season Saturday, while Splashin' Safari waterpark will welcome visitors for 2012 starting next week. President Dan Koch says the parks have doubled attendance over the past 10 years, which he de...

By Rolando Trentini
(F.C.TuckerEmge Realtors, LLC)
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Santa Claus a Finalist for "Most Fun" TownJune 9, 2011 (Santa Claus, Ind.) - The town of Santa Claus is one of 30 contenders in the Best of the Road contest sponsored by USA Today and Rand McNally. Competing with six other finalists in the category for "Most Fun," Santa Claus, Indiana was selecte...

By Rolando Trentini
(F.C.TuckerEmge Realtors, LLC)
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SPENCER CO., IN - Holiday World & Splashin' Safari will get some national airtime this summer. The park will be featured on the Travel Channel reality show, "Bert the Conqueror." The show's host, Bert Kreischer, is described as an "everyman" who travels the country, conquering extreme rides, spor...

By Rolando Trentini
(F.C.TuckerEmge Realtors, LLC)
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The family that owns Holiday World and Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus has donated $25,000 to the Lincoln Amphitheatre in Spencer County. The gift is in memory of Will Koch, who passed away last year. His mother Pat says the family is encouraging others to donate with the hope of having the contr...

By Rob Schulte
(Key Associates)
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I am asked consistently about the hot housing markets in Rockport, Indiana and Spencer County, Indiana. There is this idea the best time to sell is in the spring. When I tell people there are years we are just as busy at Christmas time as we are in the spring they are astounded. This year, home s...

By Rolando Trentini
(F.C.TuckerEmge Realtors, LLC)
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Holiday World & Splashin' Safari President Dan Koch says the parks have topped one-million in attendance for the fifth year in a row. The attraction in Santa Claus has wrapped up its 64th season by setting an attendance record with nearly 1.2 million guests. Holiday World has also announced forme...

By Rolando Trentini
(F.C.TuckerEmge Realtors, LLC)
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Officials at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus are reporting an increase in customers this year of approximately 13 percent. Public Relations Director Paula Werne says the jump can be mainly attributed to the debut of the park's new water coaster, Wildebeest. Holiday World has also ...

By Rolando Trentini
(F.C.TuckerEmge Realtors, LLC)
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Congratulations to Holiday World for their great achievement.   Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in southern Indiana has won six Golden Ticket Awards by Amusement Today magazine. In addition, late owner Will Koch is the second inductee into the magazine's Legends Series. Golden Tickets were prese...

By Rob Schulte
(Key Associates)
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Some say this market is tough, and in some areas of the country that saw prices fall dramatically, I know sales have dropped. But in Rockport, Indiana and Spencer County, Indiana, real estate and home sales have remained steady. I attribute most of this to the fact home prices in Rockport, Indian...

By Rob Schulte
(Key Associates)
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I just fired a client. I felt uneasy at first, but I now am relieved to have these clients out of my life. You know the type, call every week complaining about the photos, where the signs are placed, why the house has not been shown more (even though the listing price was $20,000 over my market a...

By Rob Schulte
(Key Associates)
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We have homes for sale in both Rockport, Indiana and Spencer county, Indiana. If you are looking for homes or property anywhere in Southwestern Indiana, call the experts at Key Associates of Rockport, Indiana. Key Associates has sold homes in Rockport, Indiana and Spencer County, Indiana for 34 y...

By Rob Schulte
(Key Associates)
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Homes for sale in Rockport, Indiana and Spencer County, Indiana have not seen the drop in price that has been felt in many other parts of the country. As a realtor in Rockport, Indiana and Spencer County, Indiana, I believe this is due to our strong local job market, as well as the leveling of pr...

By Rob Schulte
(Key Associates)
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As we all know, mortagage rates are at historic lows, with 30 year fixed rates at 4.5%. My question is this: when these rates rise, which they will surely will, even 1 point, will we see the market dip worse than what we see even now? Our real estate market in Rockport, Indiana and Spencer County...

By Rob Schulte
(Key Associates)
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I am getting different responses on when USDA will begin funding mortagages again. I believe Chase is currently funding USDA mortgages, but I think they are alone with this. In Rockport, Indiana and Spencer County, Indiana real estate and home sales, USDA is far and away the most popular funding ...

By Rolando Trentini
(F.C.TuckerEmge Realtors, LLC)
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The president of Holiday World and Splashin' Safari is being remembered as a business visionary, caring boss and strong community supporter. Will Koch died suddenly Sunday of what his family believes to be complications from diabetes. Holiday World Spokeswoman Paula Werne says under Koch's leader...

By Rob Schulte
(Key Associates)
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I read in Realtor Magazine about the launch of the Realtor's Property Resource. Has anyone began using this resource, and if so, what are the reviews? I have read the RPR will present more background information of properties than we have ever seen before. I sell homes in Rockport, Indiana and Sp...

By Rob Schulte
(Key Associates)
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I have noticed a recent trend in buyers. Upon completion of the inspection, the buyer requests every item, no matter how small, to be repaired by the seller. I always explain to my buyers at the time of the offer that the seller is only responsible for repairing defects in the house, but I am not...

By Rob Schulte
(Key Associates)
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What does everyone think? Real estate in Spencer County, Indiana and Rockport, Indiana did not see the upswing in April that many markets did. This is a small conservative town, and most who were in position to use the tax credit had already done so by the April deadline. My biggest concern is ge...

By Rob Schulte
(Key Associates)
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One feature that we, as realtors, can help our clients is in the staging of their home. I truly believe that buyers "see what they see", and that a properly staged home can make the deal. I personally have sold 2 homes, and both times the home was on the market less than a week. But each time I w...

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