Going Green with your Geist Home

Going green is getting a lot of hype lately!   Here are the top 5 Green Features you can think about as you update or move to your next Geist Home! Double paned or Low -E Windows Energy efficient appliances Heating/Cooling thermastat controls Solar panels or solar powered heating or appliances Insulation Studies have shown

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Carmel Indiana Homes for Sale – Where do I start

There are 794 homes for sale in Carmel Indiana today; that would overwhelm the most organized of buyers! Where do you start? I like to have a buyer’s consultation meeting with my buyers.   I like to learn about why they are looking for a new home, what they would like in their new home

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First Quarter Housing Report

The Metropolitian Indianapolis Board of Realtors (MIBOR) has recently released their 1st Quarter Data.   The report shows that the first quarter of 2011 was 10.9% lower in homes sold from a year ago; keep in mind the First Time Buyer credit was available in the first quarter of 2010. They assemble the report by

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Spring Fling Easter Egg Hunt in Fishers a Success

Sometimes being a Real Estate Agent in Fishers is more than selling homes in Fishers!   Sometimes it is about paying forward to the community!   This weekend was the annual Spring Fling and it was the only sunny hours in about a week of constant rain!   We had face painting, balloon twisting, a

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Top 10 Pricing Considerations to sell a Carmel Home

There are many things to think about when pricing homes for sale in Carmel; this is a list of the Top 10 Considerations and only a few are at the disgression of a seller: Buyer Motivation Condition of the Home (sell for an average of 96% of list price when in great condition; versus 92%

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Renovating your Geist Home

As Spring approaches you may put your Geist home for sale or you may decide to renovate and stay a little longer.   If you want to just freshen it with some paint, I just wrote a post in the Carmel Real Estate blog on this. Renovations are tricky, how much and which rooms are

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Top 5 Tips about Low Ball Offers

After viewing 47 homes, you’ve found the one of your dreams.   It’s been on the market 7 days for $200,000 and is in perfect condition.   You ask your agent to write an offer for $150,000 with $3,000 of closing costs.   That my readers, is a low ball offer.   I know the

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Updating your Carmel Home with Color

Maybe you are getting ready to sell your Carmel home, or maybe you just want a new look.   Sometimes just changing the paint color can give you that new fresh look; without all the renovation dollars! There is a great new tool out on the web that makes choosing a paint color easier.  

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Noblesville Indiana Homes Sold in First Quarter 2011

Homes SOLD in the Noblesville Real Estate market for Q1/2011  totalled  156 compared to  189 in Q1/2010; approximately a 17% decrease.   By looking at the chart, you can see that home sales were consistent January and February 2011, with March ending strong with 64 closed transactions.   In 2010, sales January through March steadily

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