5 Tips for first time home buyers in Indianapolis
In the current real estate market, many people are taking advantage of home prices in Indianapolis, coupled with low interest rates to become first time home buyers. When you compare the cost of renting versus buying, it makes perfect sense for many....
Posted by Paula Henry on September 28, 2011 in Buyer Resources
Indiana Housing Rate Reduced for First Time Homebuyers in Indianapolis
I've written many times about the first time home buyer program through Indiana Housing. The program allows first time home buyers to take advantage of down payment assistance up to 6% of the purchase amount or a maximum of $7500.00.
As of September ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 26, 2011 in Buyer Resources
Five BIG Costs to Consider When Buying a New Home
Building a new home from the ground up is exciting. You get to make all the choices when buying a new home, instead of settling for the previous homeowners choices.
The many options available can often be overwhelming and more expensive than a ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 25, 2011 in Buyer Resources
Simple Repairs to Sell Your Home Faster
Selling a home can be tricky, particularly during a time when the market is saturated with low-cost homes. As such, it is essential to take a few steps in order to increase your chances of getting your home sold quickly and at a reasonable price.
Posted by Paula Henry on September 14, 2011 in Seller Information
FHA Loans: Are They Right For You?
While the news is rife about how hard it is for even qualified borrowers to secure loans, a number of homebuyers are getting financing and saving money by taking advantage of one of today’s most popular mortgage options: FHA loans. FHA loans ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 8, 2011 in Buyer Resources
Building an Ideal Home Search
If you don't have a clear picture in mind of exactly what you are looking for in a new home, or where you want to live, searching for a home can be overwhelming. You'll have to ask yourself questions like: Do I want to live in the city? Do I want to ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 7, 2011 in Buyer Resources
6 Online Tools to Bridge the Home Buyers Gap Between Online Search to Offline Reality
Why Doesn’t This Home Look Like the Pictures?
The online view of homes is often distorted or not exactly like you thought it might be in person. Oh, there’s nothing wrong with your computer, but rarely does a home look exactly the same ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 2, 2011 in Buyer Resources
What to Know About Mold in Your Home
Whether you are a homeowner or you are searching for a home, the last thing you want to find is mold in the home. After all, we have all heard horror stories about killer molds that are impossible to remove.
The good news is that this isn't the case ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 1, 2011 in Home Maintenance Tips