Protect Your Family from Foreclosure Scams
Smart Money recently published an article about new consumer scams for the New Year. Two of the scams mentioned are about foreclosure rescue companies and foreclosure rental scams. I have posted warnings and information about avoiding these snakes ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 28, 2007 in Real Estate News
Lease Option for Buyers in Indianapolis
In a follow up to my previous post about Lease Options, let’s talk about the benefits and risk for the buyer in a lease option situation. Many of the buyers who I speak to who are interested in a lease option, are sincerely looking to get out ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 27, 2007 in Buyer Resources
What Will Become of Bush Stadium in Indianapolis?
Bush Stadium stands as a remnant of what it once was. In the glory days of it’s youth, the stadium was revered as one of the finest ball fields in Minor League baseball. As former home to the Indianapolis Indians, and the Indianapolis Clowns ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 25, 2007 in Community News
Wisdom From a Three Year Old
Have you ever been in a position where you couldn’t find the words you wanted to say? Or what you want to say isn’t coming out in a clear concise fashion? Maybe you said something you wish you had never said. It happens to us all.
Posted by Paula Henry on December 24, 2007 in Random Thoughts
Preparation is Key When Buying a Home
When you’re serious about buying a home and getting the best deal you can, there are few simple steps can ensure you are prepared, before you sign.
Step #1 – Don’t get pre-qualified! A pre-qualification letter merely means you have ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 23, 2007 in Buyer Resources
Cord Camera Shop in Plainfield
After recently purchasing a new camera, I lost the lens cover. A scratched lens does not a pretty picture make, so I headed to a local camera shop to see if I could find a replacement. I did find a replacement and also found the manager, Bill, ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 20, 2007 in Local Indy
Boone County Wins the Draw!
I’m sure it wasn’t actually a draw, still, the outcome of Medco’s decision to build it’s pharmaceutical distribution center in Boone County is a big win for both Boone County and the Indianapolis area. Medco will make ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 19, 2007 in Community News
Hendricks County Market Report
Real Estate Statistics Hendricks County - November 2007
The differences beween 2006 and 2007 numbers speak for themselves, The one offsetting value is the 1 property sold in 2007 with 453 days on market. A number that big and ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 16, 2007 in Market Statistics
To Remodel or Not
I have mentioned in previous posts, we are selling our home in Arizona. When we bought the home, we knew we would need to do some updating. The home was built in 1979 and much of it was original when we bought it. As these things go, we have ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 14, 2007 in Seller Information
Compare Real Estate Markets in US
How does the Indianapolis real estate market compare to markets around the country? I was speaking with a gentleman last week whose company is transferring him here from the Seattle, Washington. He wondered how much it would cost here to duplicate ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 10, 2007 in Real Estate News
MiMi's been MeMe'd
Scott Saghirian over at TopTechAgent, has meme’d me. I have gone 10 months without being meme’d. They have caught up to me; my luck has run out and now, I must disclose 5 things about myself.
*I am MiMi to these beautiful ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 4, 2007 in Random Thoughts
Speedway Gets a Face Lift
The Civil Town of Speedway announced today, Mansur Real Estate Services has been chosen as the Master Developer of the Speedzone. The corner where Crawfordsville Road meets Georgetown and 16th Street has undergone many changes throughout the years....
Posted by Paula Henry on December 4, 2007 in Community News
Indianapolis Greenways to Expand
The state of Indiana has purchased more than 150 miles of abandoned rail line to further the extension of greenways and trails throughout the state. My childhood home was just south of the neighborhood of Broad Ripple. I remember well the abandoned ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 4, 2007 in Parks and Recreation