Greater Lafayette 2021 Housing Market Outlook

bridge over a river lit up for night

We’re all excited that 2021 is finally here—goodbye, 2020! Even though 2020 wasn’t fun for so many reasons, the housing market wasn’t one of them. In fact, the housing market was one of the bright spots in our economy, and that’s going to continue in 2021. Housing is booming in Greater Lafayette! I’m here to…

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Things to Look for in Homes of Different Ages

I often get asked what buyers should be aware of when they’re considering older homes. And while it’s true that older homes can have problems, newer homes can have problems, too. So much of a home’s condition depends on where it is, what materials were used, and how it’s been taken care of by previous…

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The Covid 19 quarantine Spring housing market

The whole world seems to be going crazy right now, but one thing is for sure— people are still moving. Whether it’s for a job, to be closer to family, or just because their housing needs have recently changed, people are still moving. Because of Covid-19, some sellers seem reluctant to list their houses and…

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Real Estate and the Art of Matchmaking

Kim House

On this day in which we celebrate love and romance, I can’t help but think how much I love matchmaking. In my younger years, I loved to fix up my friends romantically. It was a rush for me—putting good people in the same room, talk them up to each other, and watch the sparks fly.…

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Invest in Midwest Real Estate

2 story house

Last month I discussed the enormous population growth in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Doubling our population in 15 years means that we are booming metropolis! For residential real estate investors, this is good news! It means that more people are moving to the area, and these people will need somewhere to live. In the United States…

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How to Buy a Home in a Crazy Seller’s Market

money, notes, house

I have been selling real estate for 12 years. Never have I seen a seller’s market like we are experiencing right now. The average days on market for a nicely maintained, appropriately priced home under $200,000 is less than a few days. If you are a pre qualified buyer, ready to buy, you better plan…

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Home Design Genius

Logan Street house after

Jessica Cabral is a Professor of Construction Management at Purdue University with the most amazing hobby. She transforms dilapidated old homes into modern masterpieces. Upon looking at the house for the first time she says she instantly knows what it can become. I first met Jessica in 2008. She was getting her PHD in Construction…

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First Time Home Buyers’ Guide

Home Buying for First timers

So, you have a little money in the bank, a stable job, and are looking to stay in one place for a while.  It’s time to buy a house!  Follow my first time home buyer’s guide to know what to expect. The first step is to speak to a lender to see if you qualify…

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