Save Yourself the Sweat: Top Indianapolis Moving Companies
If you have an upcoming move, we sympathize with you. Moving can be incredibly overwhelming, not to mention exhausting. From scrounging around to find boxes to finding the time to fill them (then label, tape, and haul them), switching homes can be ...
Posted by Paula Henry on July 17, 2014 in Seller Information
Best Times to Sell a House in Indianapolis
You like your home. You’re comfortable there - maybe it was the first house you moved into after getting married or the place that you’ve raised your children. But lately you’ve been thinking that it might be time to move into a ...
Posted by Paula Henry on March 16, 2014 in Seller Information
Comprehensive checklist for moving to Indianapolis (or anywhere)
Moving is a monumental task for any family. Having a week-by-week game plan will bring you one step closer to maintaining sanity during the big move.
When it's time to move, whether you are thinking of moving to Indianapolis for a new job, moving ...
Posted by Paula Henry on October 27, 2013 in Relocation Tips
6 simple tips that can help your home sell faster
"I want to sell my house fast!" It's a common plea we hear from our sellers. What factors into making a home sell more quickly?
First impressions are one of the most powerful sales tools. Emotion plays a tremendous part in creating an interest in ...
Posted by Paula Henry on October 20, 2013 in Seller Information
3 Biggest Seller Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
For some homeowners who are trying to sell their homes, the process is far more stressful and time consuming than it needs to be. No matter whether they may be offering Denver luxury condos or a starter home in Indianapolis, for those homeowners ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 1, 2011 in Seller Information
Living Like No One is Home
A New Camera for Real Estate Listings
I bought a new camera today for wide angle pictures. My current camera doesn't shoot wide enough for me to get an entire small room. Of course, like any kid with a new toy, I've been playing around with it....
Posted by Paula Henry on June 23, 2011 in Seller Information
You Can't Take it With You When You Go!
Defining Real vs. Personal Property
It's so tempting for a seller to take something from their home when they pack up and move. Recently, one of our buyers walked in the door of their new home to find the light which was once hanging above a pool ...
Posted by Paula Henry on June 11, 2011 in Seller Information
Seller Beware of Short Sale Scams
Today, a real estate investor called me to ask about a home for sale, which he thought I was the agent for. I don’t have the home listed, he was using my Indianapolis Homes search site to find homes and assumed I was the ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 24, 2009 in Seller Information
Leave the House
As a matter of preference, I recommend my home sellers don’t hang around when the buyer is performing a final walk-through. A final walk through is the buyers opportunity to ensure all requested repairs were completed and the home is in ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 28, 2008 in Seller Information
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
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
Indy Real Estate News Flash - Buyers Control the Market!
National news reads the real estate market is now controlled by buyers throughout much of the country. As news goes, it is generally one-sided and often distorted, with a predetermined conclusion to coincide with the story line....
Posted by Paula Henry on August 11, 2007 in Real Estate News