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How low should your price go?

How low should your price go?

The goal of every home sale is to sell high, but when a house lingers on the market for longer than anticipated, the sellers may need to consider a price reduction.

August 31, 2014 5:50 pm

ReWatch: Building community to tee it up for a great cause

ReWatch: Building community to tee it up for a great cause

Looking for cabinets, doors, sinks, trim, hardware, furniture or appliances? How about a three-piece bedroom set, matching love seat and couch or a beautiful Howard Miller Grandfather clock?

August 30, 2014 8:00 am

Lenders look to 'leftover' cash to gauge housing affordability

Lenders look to 'leftover' cash to gauge housing affordability

Stacking the new mortgage payment plus all other regular monthly debts, like a car loan payment, against the gross monthly income of a mortgage applicant produces the all-important debt-to-income ratio.

August 28, 2014 1:49 pm

Home price increases can discourage buyers

Home price increases can discourage buyers

What difference does $1,000 make? In your listing price, a lot, actually.

August 28, 2014 1:32 pm

When it Pays to Rent: There's a time for renting and a time for buying

When it Pays to Rent: There's a time for renting and a time for buying

For many folks who believe they cannot afford to purchase a home, renting is a logical and fiscally responsible alternative. But today, many renters are quickly learning that leasing isn't so comparably affordable after all.

August 23, 2014 5:40 pm

Celebrate National Curb Appeal Month and transform the look of your home

Celebrate National Curb Appeal Month and transform the look of your home

Looking for cabinets, doors, sinks, trim, hardware, furniture or appliances? How about a three-piece bedroom set, matching love seat and couch or a beautiful Howard Miller Grandfather clock?

August 23, 2014 8:00 am

NWI home sales turn corner

Northwest Indiana single-family home sales notched their first year-over-year increase of the year in July, with an 8.5 percent increase in sales as compared to July 2013, according to the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors.

August 21, 2014 3:00 pm

Ask Our Broker: FHA's New Program

Ask Our Broker: FHA's New Program

Question: Is it true that the FHA is offering a new loan program with lower mortgage insurance premiums? If so, how can I get in?

August 17, 2014 2:55 pm

Beyond the Mortgage: Your monthly loan payment is just the start of the expenses that go into homeownership

Beyond the Mortgage: Your monthly loan payment is just the start of the expenses that go into homeownership

Homebuying is expensive. And it’s important for consumers to understand that expenses don’t end with the mortgage. In fact that’s where it begins.

August 16, 2014 2:43 pm

ReWatch: Henn and Sons help make home improvement affordable for everyone

ReWatch: Henn and Sons help make home improvement affordable for everyone

Looking for cabinets, doors, sinks, trim, hardware, furniture or appliances? How about a three-piece bedroom set, matching love seat and couch or a beautiful Howard Miller Grandfather clock?

August 16, 2014 8:00 am

ReWatch: Pent-up demand boosts market

ReWatch: Pent-up demand boosts market

Looking out at Lake Michigan, it’s hard to believe that fresh water is a limited commodity.

August 09, 2014 8:00 am

Gordon Food Service to anchor new development

HIGHLAND | The intersection of Main Street and Indianapolis Boulevard at the border of Highland and Schererville has grown into a destination for grocery shopping.

August 07, 2014 6:00 pm

NWI can latch onto Chicagoland growth

MERRILLVILLE | A nationally recognized site selector told the Northwest Indiana Forum on Wednesday the region has many advantages when it comes to attracting business, but a lack of big, ready-to-move-into buildings is holding it back.

August 06, 2014 4:00 pm

Homebuilders popular home show will return

The Home Builders Association of Northwest Indiana sees enough improvement in home sales that it is bringing back its popular single-site Parade of Homes for 2015.

August 06, 2014 2:31 pm

Workshop shines spotlight on solar power

Workshop shines spotlight on solar power

Building professionals peered at solar panels, poked at wires and peeked in breaker boxes at solar power installations across the region Tuesday to figure how how they can profit from the next big thing.

August 05, 2014 1:48 pm Photos

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Mortgage office opens in St. John

A mortgage company has opened a new retail office in St. John.

August 04, 2014 7:00 pm

Valparaiso’s Eagle View is an enticing value

Valparaiso’s Eagle View is an enticing value

Every now and then, one of those deals that seems to good to be true, actually turns out to be even better than it sounds.

August 03, 2014 5:32 pm Photos

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Redkey Realty Leaders: Results Matter

Redkey Realty Leaders: Results Matter

Based on years of industry-leading experience, Redkey Realty Leaders provide the tools and resources Realtors need to achieve their desired goals.

August 03, 2014 5:14 pm Photos

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Study: NWI communities among most desirable in state

Study: NWI communities among most desirable in state

A recent study by NerdWallet places St. John, Dyer, Cedar Lake, Crown Point and Munster in Indiana's top 20 desirable places for homeowners.

July 12, 2014 8:24 pm

NWI home sales decline slows

Northwest Indiana single-family home sales declined 4.6 percent in May, which marks the smallest year-over-year decline in sales yet this year, according to the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors.

June 23, 2014 11:30 am

Bringing a bit of Warren Buffett to the region

Bringing a bit of Warren Buffett to the region

Prudential Executive Group Real Estate is preparing for a name-change.

June 11, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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New owner takes over Michigan Center retail center

An Atlanta-based commercial real estate firm has bought the Lake Park Plaza shopping center in Michigan City and is looking to lease out nearly 25,000 square feet in vacant space.

June 06, 2014 7:00 pm

Lansing government watching how Pioneer Motel sale progresses

LANSING | Municipal officials said Friday they are taking special interest in the possible sale of the Pioneer Motel – whose iconic windmill is a sight people have seen for decades as they enter the south suburban village off Interstate 80.

June 06, 2014 3:30 pm

NWI homes sales plug along in early going

NWI homes sales plug along in early going

Single-family home sales in Northwest Indiana in April dropped for the fourth straight month this year, marking a slow start to 2014 after strong sales in 2013.

May 22, 2014 5:30 pm

Realtors to help people facing foreclosure

MERRILLVILLE | The Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors will host a free seminar “Foreclosure Prevention: Guidance & Resources” from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on May 21 at association headquarters at 800 E. 86th Ave., Merrillville.

May 12, 2014 9:00 am

Realtor group merger finalized

The National Association of Realtors and Indiana Secretary of State have approved a merger between the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors and Starke-Pulaski Board of Realtors.

May 06, 2014 2:15 pm

Northwest Indiana home sales remain steady

Northwest Indiana single-family home sales dropped 8.6 percent in March as compared to March 2013, marking the third month in a row sales have fallen on a year-over-year basis.

April 22, 2014 11:25 am

Real estate group approves merger

The Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors will expand with the inclusion of the Starke-Pulaski Board of Realtors following a vote of members Monday at the Avalon Manor.

April 21, 2014 5:30 am
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