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DECLASSIFIED: Jack’s Donuts of Avon, IN

So I recently posted about one of Avon, Indiana’s best kept secrets: Avon Gardens Apparently not all Avon locals were happy about that disclosure. =( I’m sure they didn’t intentionally want to keep such an amazing and beautiful place hidden from the rest of us to enjoy…or did they? Maybe it was those same stingees […]

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NEW (1%) Home Loan Down-payment Program!

Oftentimes for those wanting to purchase a home the hardest challenge can be saving up enough money to put down for a down-payment. A local well-known Indianapolis mortgage company has rolled out an incredible conventional home loan program to help address this problem making Homeownership 99% closer than it was before! Program Highlights:  Buyer supplies […]

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How To Find Bank-Owned Foreclosure Homes in Indianapolis Faster

RyanHakes.com provides the most up to date bank-owned foreclosure home listings within the Indianapolis, Indiana market as well as all listings in the popular markets neighboring Indy (Hendricks, Hamilton, Boone, Johnson, Hancock counties, etc.) Step #1:  Go to http://www.RyanHakes.com  Step #2:  In the “Location” box enter the city you want to search for bank-owned foreclosure […]

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July 4th 2016 Carnival, Parade & Fireworks (Brownsburg, IN)

Celebrate this July 4th weekend at the Brownsburg Lions Club Extravaganza!  (June 29th through July 4th, 2016 at Arbuckle Acres Park) Carnival Rides and games will be open from 6 p.m. until closing daily $20 for 20 tickets All you can ride wrist band nights ($18/wristband) (June 29th, July 1st, and July 3rd) Parade Begins at […]

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Residential Real Estate Sales Disclosure Form: Do I Need it?

Indiana License Law requires any sale, lease with option to buy, exchange of, or installment sales contract for, on 1-4 unit residential properties, to complete and provide the Residential Real Estate Sales Disclosure form to buyers. This would include For Sale by Owner properties. There are however some exemptions. Sellers of the following are NOT required […]

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THE MOST COMMON FHA REPAIRS

Avoiding FHA Appraisal Inspection Repair Requirement Headaches  Many homebuyers who are unable to afford down payments for conventional loans use FHA loans.  That’s great news for Buyers but can result in major headaches for Sellers unaware of FHA appraisal requirements. After all the hard work of negotiating a win/win deal to sell your home—it’s not […]

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Local Market Review: New Listings, Sales and Prices Up, Inventory Remains Low

Housing data released by MIBOR today shows increased activity in listings and sales along with steady prices gains alongside another month of tight inventory. Closed sales increased 9.2 percent in March compared to March 2015 and rose 9.1 percent in the quarterly comparison. Pending sales showed another month of double digit increases climbing 16.5 and […]

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Do I Need to Buy a Home Warranty? You Probably Should But…

I’m not necessarily a “handyman” but even if I were there are some home systems that require a higher level of skill or a special tool not in my physical or mental box so I must reach outside for help. This is where things can get expensive and troublesome—especially if you hire the wrong someone. […]

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MUST SEE! The Magic Snowman @ Lilly Theater in Children’s Museum

I was just looking for a fun-filled afternoon and a way to keep my younger two (4 and 6) engaged and distracted doing something a little more productive than antagonizing each other. My mom blessed us with a membership pass to the Indianapolis Children’s Museum last Christmas so I decided to pack us a PB+J lunch before […]

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FREE FUN: Saturday Mornings for Kids Around Indy

One of the jubilant joys of parenthood is the inability to sleep in on Saturday mornings especially when you have younger ones full of energy to burn after ingesting multiple sugars in milk, cereal and fruit juices. Thankfully, Traders Point Church offers the Indy area an incredibly huge indoor playground for FREE on Saturday mornings […]

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