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December 2010

There are 7 blog entries for December 2010.

carmel_indiana_real_estate_statistics_120If you are considering a house for sale in Carmel Indiana and want to get an idea of how it compares to the Carmel real estate market overall, you may want to check out our statistics page.  The stats page gives detailed information about all active homes in the Carmel market.

Our stats pages can be found in the left column of links on our home page and just about any other page on the site under the button "Market Statistics".

After clicking on the Carmel Statistics button, you will see updated information about the active listings and information about how many homes were listed in the last 24 hours.  The stats are  updated daily and include the number of active listings, days on the market, highest and lowest price, highest and lowest square footage,

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carmel_clay_school_district_real_estate_120At IndyHomeSpecialist.com  we try to come up with helpful and original way to search for a home.  One of our features allows you to search by the metro Indianapolis school district of your choice.   If you are searching for a home in metro Indianapolis and want to stay in a particular school district, such as the Carmel Clay school district, you can easily utilize our dropdown functionality at the top of our home page labelled schools.

Below is a briefing on Carmel Clay Schools:

Carmel Clay Schools served 15,319 students during the 2009-2009 school year. The district consists of 11 elementary schools that provide education to students in kindergarten through the fifth grade; three middle schools for students in the sixth through eighth grades; and one

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indianapolis_mortgage_refinancing_120If you had taken a mortgage loan for purchasing a new real estate property and you have fallen back on your monthly mortgage payments, you can easily go for mortgage refinancing. With the sluggish state of the US real estate market, lower mortgage rates and some significant cost-cuts, getting a new mortgage can become a simpler process. The banks and the primary financial institutions are of the opinion that hone affordability has improved in the mean time and this has increased in the number of mortgages taken by homeowners.

If you’re considering a mortgage refinancing for your present mortgage, you must also know when it is the right time to refinance. Though you can take advantage of the record low mortgage rates, you should also take into account

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homes_hamilton_southeastern_schools_120.As we continue to highlight the parts of IndyHomeSpecialist.com that are helpful and original, we wanted to highligt our school search.  If you are searching for a home in metro Indianapolis and want to stay in a particular school district, such as the Hamilton Southeastern school district, you can easily utilize our dropdown functionality at the top of our home page labelled schools.

Below is a briefing on HSE Schools:

Hamilton Southeastern Schools, the fastest growing school corporation in Indiana, served 17,140 students in Fishers, Indiana during the 2008-2009 school year. The district consists of 12 elementary schools that provide education to students in kindergarten through the fourth grade; three intermediate schools for students in the

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indianapolis_backyard_real_estate_120We welcome guest contributor Corey Palmer.

Selling an Indianapolis home in this economy can to be a challenge. The competition between desperate sellers is fierce, the pricing of the homes is all over, and many driven by short sales in a particular area. Buyers know they have the right cards in their hands, and they can negotiate to their content. On top of that, buyer's requirements have not changed - they want better for less money and in this economy, they can choose, as there is a large inventory of great homes available.

People that take pride in their homes and generally have the inside of the home in great shape and have done some remodeling at some point, always with the goal of improving it and making it more attractive. Sometimes, most of the

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indianapolis_custom_home-buildersHere at ICON Realty, we have extensive knowledge and experience working with the best Indianapolis Custom home builders.  If you are in the market for a new custom home in Indianapolis, pleae be reminded of these quick tips:

  1. References:  Talk to a lease 3 people and two real estate agents that have worked with the builder you are considering and inquire about communication, quailiy and customer service.  Does the builder follow the guidlines published by the Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis?
  2. Browse:  Visit new and older homes built by the builders you are considering to get a first hand look at craftmanship and quality of material used.
  3. Cross Reference Specs and Building Schedules:  Take a close look the specifications each builder
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th_realty_inc_indianapolis_property_management_120_01Many homeowners throughout Central Indiana, and the entire country for that matter, have turned to renting their homes instead of selling. The reason is pretty simple… selling a home in today’s climate, for most people, doesn’t make a lot of financial sense.

The thought of renting can be an unsettling proposition, so hiring a property management company could be a smart alternative. Why should you use a Property Management company instead of leasing and managing the home on your own? Below are five compelling reasons…

  1. Tenant Screening. This is number one for a reason. Tenant screening will oftentimes make or break your rental investment. Credit scores are a great predictor of future behavior as well as various data points such as Tenant Performance
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