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Monthly Archives: April 2014

    For the Self-Employed, Getting a Loan Takes Planning

    By Rodney Heard | April 18, 2014

    Being Your Own Boss and Getting a Home Loan   You don’t have to tell anyone who is self-employed that there are extra costs that go with the benefits. In addition to the long hours and weight of responsibility that come with the job description, getting a home loan has always added special challenges. Now... Read More

    Carmel Real Estate Sales Make for True-Life Reality Shows

    By Rodney Heard | April 17, 2014

    Keeping Carmel Real Estate Sales on Track The slick, entertaining formats of HGTV’s many buying and selling programs makes for great entertainment – but, as anyone who has ever actually bought or sold a house knows, they tend to leave some key information on the cutting room floor. Sure, real estate sales in Carmel can... Read More

    Private Mortgage Insurance in Zionsville Bridges Risk Gap

    By Rodney Heard | April 15, 2014

    Zionsville Mortgage Insurance: Tonic for Lender Anxiety Many of Zionsville’s would-be first time home buyers are stopped short when they come up against the need to raise the initial deposit. But just because you don’t have a hefty down payment, it needn’t mean you can’t own your own home. You can still purchase a house... Read More

    Home for Sale or Not, Spring is Time for Simple Renovation

    By Rodney Heard | April 10, 2014

    Simple Tips for Renewal (Without Breaking the Bank!)   With spring in the air, you don’t have to have your home for sale to catch the spring cleaning bug. Whether or not you’ve been cooped up inside for a longer-than-usual siege of the wintertime blues, as soon as the weather turns the corner, there seems... Read More

    Contingency Strategy for Low-Risk Foreclosure Investors

    By Rodney Heard | April 8, 2014

    Contingency Strategy for Low-Risk Foreclosure Investors Foreclosures in Fishers Still Available for Careful Buyers Despite the winter’s chilling effect on all sorts of sales, March saw single family homes, condominiums and townhomes selling nationwide at a full 7% increase over a year earlier. The opposite is true of foreclosures—no surprise, since the health of the... Read More

    Buying a House—Which Will it Be, New or Old?

    By Mariya Jones | April 2, 2014

    Buying a House—Which Will it Be, New or Old? Buying a House in Carmel and the Great Preference Divide When it comes to buying a house in Carmel, almost the first thing most of us do is to check the online listings to see what’s out there that catches our eye. That quick first look... Read More