Category Archives: Home Buying Tips

The category contains tips and advice for home buyers.

I am selling my house, what goes and what stays?

When Selling a Home, Who Gets What? This is a far more common question than you would expect, at least until you have bought or sold a home. Then you find out how important it is to a have a … Continue reading

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Living the American Dream: Buying your first home.

Living the American Dream: Buying your first home. One of the cornerstones of the American dream is to own your own home. In my conversations with people, I have found that a great many no longer believe they have access … Continue reading

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FSBO (for sale by owner) and buying a house without a real estate agent

FSBO and buying a house without an agent. In really hot sellers markets like we have today, the temptation to go it alone grows stronger than at any other time. I mean when houses sell the day they are listed, … Continue reading

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What will you do when the gremlins come for your home closing?

Closing the home sale through the obstacles. There is a dirty little secret that all of the FSBO’s (for sale by owner) and do it yourself buyers don’t tell you. Heck for some reason most Realtors don’t talk about it. … Continue reading

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Having trouble finding your new home? Thinking of having a house built?

New Home Construction If you are trying to find a new home in the greater Indianapolis area, chances are you are struggling. The fact of the matter is we are almost 3 years into the strongest sellers market of my … Continue reading

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I think I will keep “just getting lucky”.

So a little while back, I got an interesting message from a referral partner. He shoots me a text that is something to the effect of… “Hey you remember the lady from northeastern Ohio that I set you up with, … Continue reading

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Featured Listings and the recent Real Estate market in Indianapolis

So it has been over a month since my last article. So I at least want to drop you a line and let you know what is happening. It has been a little bit of a crazy summer. The market … Continue reading

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Trust and the professional Realtor

Trust and the professional Realtor Once again, message board arguments are driving my writing. This one isn’t exactly a rebuttal to the argument I observed, so much as it made me think a little more deeply about something I already … Continue reading

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I am trying to buy a house, but my offer was rejected. Why?

Why your home purchase offer was rejected. When I saw this question on the forum, my first thought was “ask your agent”. Then it occurred to me that they may not be using a real estate agent. Then an even … Continue reading

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Why are houses selling so fast right now in Indianapolis?

Why are houses selling so fast in Indianapolis? This question is on the lips of everyone trying to buy in this crazy housing market. The simplest way to answer why the houses are selling so fast to to chuck out … Continue reading

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