The $1.00 Home
It is not surprising many people ask about the $1.00 homes listed in our local BLC (Broker Listing Cooperative). The Indianapolis BLC is the same as the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). If it looks too good to be true, it probably is!
These home are ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 29, 2008 in Buyer Resources
Protect The Value of Your Home
It seems there is an insurance policy for everything! Now, there’s a new insurance policy being offered to protect your home’s value.
Although it doesn’t protect against a change in the real estate market, there are some instances ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 28, 2008 in Seller Information
Someone sent this to me a few months ago. The home I was raised in was very close to the Indianapolis Speedway. I have been inside the track and watch a few races there.
Still, I never realized how big the Speedway is. When you are driving by the ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 24, 2008 in Indianapolis Things to Do
Marketing Matters When Selling Your Indianapolis Home
Marketing a home in today s market requires more than a sign, an ad, a lockbox and a prayer! Today s real estate professional has to be proactive and progressive when it comes to marketing and selling homes.
I have heard it said, A Realtor s work ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 24, 2008 in Seller Information
Answers From the Lenders
Occasionally, I receive questions from my websites about the process of financing, selling or buying a home. I welcome these questions and diligently seek to find competent professionals to answer these questions. This week s question was presented ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 24, 2008 in Mortgage News and Info
Is It Time to Buy Your Indianapolis Home?
This is the time of year when many start their search for a home. For some reason, the end of football season signifies the start of home buying season.
Here in Indianapolis, the Colts have been eliminated from the Super Bowl, so we are seeing a ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 23, 2008 in Buyer Resources
Protect Your Home From the Indianapolis Winter Cold
It s the call you don t want to receive. A neighbor of one of my listings left a message saying water is pouring from beneath the garage door. The neighbor turned off the water and called both myself and the owner.
This particular home has the ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 22, 2008 in Home Maintenance Tips
Historical Indiana Facts or not......
I am one of those people who really enjoy history and facts. So, I hope to bring you a few factoids here and there.
This one is probably fact .
Origin of the Name Indiana
The name 'Indiana' simply means 'land of the Indians.' This refers to a large ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 20, 2008 in Community News
Real Estate Term: Earnest Money
When a buyer and seller reach agreement on a home sale, the buyer typically puts a small amount of money into a trust account.
This up-front deposit is more commonly known as 'earnest money'.
A sales contract's earnest money requirement ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 16, 2008 in Real Estate Terms
The Airport Deli in Indianapolis
If you work near the Indianapolis International Airport, chances are you know about The Airport Deli. If not, I’m here to let you know about this fabulous lunch spot. I love this little restaurant located on Indianapolis’ westside. ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 13, 2008 in Local Indy
Business Planning and Real Estate - A Comfortable Balance
As the last year comes to an end and I begin planning for the current year – yes, it is here, already, I find it is a bit more difficult than last year. Business planning, as it goes, is not a favorite activity of many, and I am no exception. ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 1, 2008 in Buyer Resources