When to Sell Your House: 6 Surefire Signs Now Is The Time

When to sell your house is not always the easiest question to answer. Most people don’t plan on living in their first (or second or maybe even third) home forever, but knowing when the time is right to put that baby on the market can be tricky. In fact, it can feel kind of like breaking up with a longtime boyfriend…

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How to Handle Multiple Offers and Bidding Wars on Your Home

Wanting to know how to deal with a bidding war on a house is far more common today than it used to be. When selling a home in a hot market, it is normal to get multiple offers. Sometimes, if the market is hot enough, the offers can start getting quite competitive, with bids going higher and higher. There are…

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1219 E. 10th St. Open House Next Sunday, Aug 11th!

Join me next Sunday August 11, 1 to 3pm for a public open house at 1219 E. 10th St. Located right smack dab in the heart of historic Cottage Home Neighborhood, just steps away from Mass Ave., Indy’s cultural and Monon Trail and the highly anticipated Bottleworks project!

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Home appraisal tips – and what is home appraisal based on

Whether you’re selling or purchasing a home, you’re likely to encounter a home appraisal contingency at some point. While there’s no doubt the process can be nerve wracking, knowing what to expect from a home appraisal can put those nerves at ease. We’re here to break down the what, why and how of home appraisals and share some tips to help your…

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7 Tips to Sell a Home with Pets

“How do you sell a home with pets?” This is a question that gets asked a lot in real estate sales. If you have a dog or cat, chances are you love your pet. While some home owners have strict outside pet rules, most allow their animals inside their homes as part of the family. But, while pets are great…

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Find Out What Home Inspectors Look For

Nearly all home buyers hire a professional home inspector to take a close look at their new house before closing. You can speed things along by analyzing the condition of your home and making necessary repairs now before the house is under contract. Whole-home inspections cover numerous systems within the house, but there are a handful of hot-spots that concern buyers the most. Mold…

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Home Warranty vs. Homeowner’s Insurance

Many different real estate terms cause confusion because they sound like they are talking about the same thing, but in reality are talking about very different things. Home warranties and homeowner's insurance are two of those things. They both provide protection for you and your home, but in very different ways. Home Warranties A home warranty is a policy generally…

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Home Closing Checklist Tips for Sellers

It doesn't matter whether you're selling your home as a short sale or as a traditional sale—your checklist for getting the job done will be identical. There are certain things that every responsible seller should do, and you can make sure you accomplish them all if you make a home-selling checklist. Your closing checklist will come into play after all your personal…

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First Things to Do After Moving Into Your New Home

Reviewing a checklist of things to do when moving into our new home will make the enormous task of moving so much easier. Nobody really likes the act of moving. It can be nerve wracking, exhausting and overwhelming, with so much to do in one day. However, by breaking down the steps of moving into 10 simple tasks, you can streamline the process…

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Ray Ailstock

Ray Ailstock