Indianapolis Property Taxes - A Question
This is a week of tax questions. If you have been a reader here for any time at all, you know the Indianapolis property tax issue is a favorite of mine
The following question came from someone who is starting their search for a home in Avon a ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 9, 2008 in Real Estate News
Simple Real Estate Definitions : Home Inspection
A home inspection is a complete, top-to-bottom, visual check-up of the structure and systems of a house. It is meant to be an objective determination of a home's condition. A home inspection usually takes 2-6 hours to complete, ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 9, 2008 in Real Estate Terms
Home Fire Caution
Tonight, I was at my daughters when a loud boom pierced the evening calm, then the sound of firetrucks converging on the neighborhood.
Of course the neighbors gathered around to see what had happened. The sight of the home on fire reminded me of a ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 7, 2008 in Real Estate News
All Real Estate is Local
Stories on TV about the national real estate market are misleading to Americans. This is because there is no such thing as a 'national real estate market'. Consider the latest American Housing Survey. It found that there are ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 1, 2008 in Real Estate News
How Labor Day Weekend Can Impact Home Affordability
As we get closer to Labor Day, volume on Wall Street is dwindling as market players get a head start on their long weekend. Today could be a difficult day to shop for mortgage rates and that can impact home affordabilility. Expect ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 1, 2008 in Mortgage News and Info