kammeyer realty group: Central Indiana home sales down in February - 03/15/11 08:51 AM
More than 1,400 Central Indiana homes pended in February, with two of nine Central Indiana counties reporting increased sales compared to the same time period last year, according to sales statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Company. Overall, February year-to-date home sales decreased 16.7 percent, down 567 homes from the same period in 2010. Increased home sales were seen in Morgan and Shelby counties with a 16.1 and a 4.9 percent increase year-to-date, respectively.  
"We are continuing to see a slower first quarter of 2011 than 2010, as we predicted," said Jim Litten, president of F.C. Tucker Company. "The first three months … (0 comments)

kammeyer realty group: Central Indiana home sales down in January - 02/17/11 08:55 AM
More than 1,250 Central Indiana homes pended in January, with two of nine Central Indiana counties reporting increased sales compared to the same time period last year, according to sales statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Company. Overall, January home sales decreased 12.2 percent, down 179 homes from January 2010. Increased homes sales were seen in Shelby County with a 6.9 percent increase and Boone County with a 4.8 percent increase. 
"As predicted the Central Indiana real estate industry experienced a slower January than last year," said Jim Litten, president of F.C. Tucker Company. "The first quarter of 2011 will be tough … (0 comments)

kammeyer realty group: Central Indiana home sales down in November, prices up - 12/14/10 08:15 AM
For the fifth straight month, home sale prices in all nine Central Indiana counties year-to-date through November have increased over 2009 by an average of more than 8 percent, just a few points off the national average, according to sales statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Company. Meanwhile, November pended home sales are down -17.5 percent over November 2009, with an average of -10.1 percent for the year.
"Increasing home prices point to signs of recovery in Central Indiana, but we still need to work through the nationwide foreclosure issues and increase the employment rate," said Jim Litten, president of F.C. Tucker … (0 comments)

kammeyer realty group: Central Indiana home sales down 40 percent in October - 11/16/10 07:32 AM
For the fourth straight month, home sale prices in all nine Central Indiana counties year-to-date through October have increased over 2009 by an average of nearly 9 percent, according to sales statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Company. Meanwhile, pended home sales are down -40.7 percent over October 2009, with an average of -9.7 percent for the year.
On a year-to-date basis, 19,319 homes have pended in the region through October, compared to 21,398 homes pended through October 2009. The average sale price for homes in Central Indiana year-to-date through October was $150,282. Of the 1,301 pended homes in the region last … (0 comments)

kammeyer realty group: Central Indiana home sales down for the month, but only off 6.1 percent - 10/21/10 09:45 AM
Hancock, Morgan and Shelby counties all showed an increase in pended home sales last month compared to September 2009, while overall home sales in the nine-county Central Indiana region were down slightly by 6.1 percent for the year, according to sales statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Company. Meanwhile, September 2010 home sales were off -22.8 percent compared to September 2009.
On a year-to-date basis, 18,028 homes have pended in the region through September, compared to 19,204 homes pended through September 2009. More homes are on the market in the $299,999 and under price range, while inventory is tightening slightly at prices … (0 comments)

kammeyer realty group: Become Pre-Qualified Before You Begin House Hunting - 10/12/10 08:18 AM
Before you begin house-hunting, you should meet with a lender and be pre-qualified. This will help you determine the price most suited to your ability to pay and your comfort level. Pre-qualified gives you a number of advantages.
You will be assured that you're looking at homes you can confidently afford to finance. Your efforts will be focused on properties that match your financing abilities. When you find a property, sellers will take your offer more seriously given that you have a lender that has committed to backing your offer. You will have an edge over other buyers who aren't pre-approved. … (2 comments)

kammeyer realty group: Central Indiana home sales down for the month, but only off 4.5 percent year to date - 09/14/10 08:32 AM
Madison County showed an uptick in pended home sales last month compared to August 2009, while Boone, Hancock, Morgan and Shelby counties have all posted positive gains year to date, according to sales statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Company. Overall, pended home sales in the nine-county Central Indiana region were off -23.1 percent in August 2010 compared to August 2009.
On a year-to-date basis, 16,215 homes have pended in the region through August, compared to 16,981 homes pended through August 2009, down 4.5 percent for the year.
More homes were on the market last month compared to August 2009, with the … (0 comments)

kammeyer realty group: Why You Should Work with an Indianapolis Area Realtor - 09/07/10 09:10 AM
A licensed real estate professional provides much more than the service of helping you find your ideal home. Realtors are expert negotiators with other agents, seasoned financial advisors with customers, and superb navigators around the local neighborhood.
1. Navigate a complicated process. Buying or selling a home usually requires disclosure forms, inspection reports, mortgage documents, insurance policies, deeds, and multipage settlement statements. A knowledgeable expert will help you prepare the best deal, and avoid delays or costly mistakes.
2. Information and opinions. REALTORS® can provide local community information on utilities, zoning, schools, and more. They'll also be able to provide objective … (0 comments)

kammeyer realty group: Pricing Your Home Correctly for the Indianapolis Real Estate Market - 08/24/10 10:22 AM
Market Value vs. Appraisal ValueMarket conditions currently have set the price of your home 10% less then the appraisal. Market value is what has sold in the last 6 months. The true value of your home is what someone is willing to pay for your home.
List Price vs. Sales PriceTypically you will receive 97% of the list price of your home. We keep this in consideration when we price the home. In this example we would add 3% to the selling price to get the list price.
Key Reason a Home Does Not Sell is PriceSince you will generally have … (0 comments)

kammeyer realty group: What is Title Insurance? - 08/17/10 09:58 AM
Ownership of land can be passed from one person to another in several ways. A landowner can be granted full ownership for a pre-determined period of time (e.g., his own or someone else's lifetime); he/she can be given the land with certain conditions (e.g., no gambling can ever take place on the land, or, it must always be used for church purposes); or he/she can be granted full ownership for an indefinite amount of time, complete with the right to pass the land on to his/her heirs.
Ownership is evidenced through a document called a title, and for every piece of … (1 comments)

kammeyer realty group: Home prices climb an average of 8.9 percent in Central Indiana - 08/13/10 08:32 AM
The average sales price for homes in the nine-county Central Indiana region is up 8.9 percent year to date, because the mix of sales has changed, according to sales statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Company. More homes at $300,000 and above have sold, reflecting the uptick in prices. At the same time, however, pended homes sales are down slightly at 2 percent lower for the year compared to 2009.
Central Indiana homes sold for an average price of $148,649 for the first seven months of the year, a healthy increase of $12,102 over the 2009 year-to-date sales price. Shelby County reported … (0 comments)

kammeyer realty group: What is a Sales Contract or Purchase Agreement - 08/09/10 09:07 AM
An offer to purchase spells out all of the details of the transaction. If, for example, you want to be sure that the washer and dryer are included in the sales price of the home, that intention must be specified in your original offer. A verbal agreement is not enough.
An offer to purchase typically includes:
The buyer's name and statement of intent to purchase the property The address of the property The purchase price and how it is to be paid (e.g., amount of earnest money, where it will be deposited, amount of down payment, amount of mortgage, terms of … (1 comments)

kammeyer realty group: Value of Kammeyer Realty Group When Buying a Fishers Home - 07/28/10 08:25 AM
Kammeyer Realty Group will provide an exceptional experience with integrity and honesty from the moment we meet. Our reputation is what makes us referable. We want you to tell your friends, neighbors, and coworkers about our first-class service.
Every detail handled Every home is thoroughly researched in order to protect your investment Provide an understanding of contracts & legal responsibilities We are service driven & focused on client satisfaction Current knowledge of the local market Relationship with our clients extend beyond the closing Established relationships with other agents Show you all & homes that meets your criteria, regardless of the fee … (0 comments)

kammeyer realty group: Why You Should Work With An Indiana Realtor - 07/23/10 09:20 AM
A licensed real estate professional provides much more than the service of helping you find your ideal home. Realtors are expert negotiators with other agents, seasoned financial advisors with customers, and superb navigators around the local neighborhood.
1. Navigate a complicated process. Buying or selling a home usually requires disclosure forms, inspection reports, mortgage documents, insurance policies, deeds, and multipage settlement statements. A knowledgeable expert will help you prepare the best deal, and avoid delays or costly mistakes.
2. Information and opinions. REALTORS® can provide local community information on utilities, zoning, schools, and more. They'll also be able to provide objective … (0 comments)

kammeyer realty group: Writing the Offer - 07/20/10 09:11 AM
When you find the "right" Indiana home, the next step is to prepare a purchase offer for presentation to the seller. Everything related to the purchase of real estate must be in writing. Verbal contracts to purchase real estate cannot be enforced.
It is important to remember that when you fill out an agreement to purchase real estate that you are creating a legally binding contract. This contract sets forth the terms of the sale and establishes the rights and obligations of all parties involved. It specifies the actions to be taken in order to close the sale and sets the … (0 comments)

kammeyer realty group: June pended homes down 30 percent in Central Indiana - 07/14/10 11:43 AM
While overall pended home sales remain lower on a month-to-month basis, year-to-date pended home sales numbers are still up 2.5 percent overall. More than 1,600 Central Indiana homes pended in June, with one Central Indiana county reporting an increase compared to the same time period last year, according to pended sales statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Company.
Overall, June home sales declined 30.1 percent with 1,681 homes pended compared to 2,404 in June 2009. Shelby County posted the only increase with a 19.4 percent upsurge. Year to date, home sales have increased 2.5 percent.
Tucker's just-released data also indicates that eight … (0 comments)

kammeyer realty group: Low-Cost Ways to Spruce Up Your Home's Exterior - 06/28/10 07:10 PM
Make your home more appealing for yourself and potential buyers with these quick and easy tips:
1. Trim bushes so they don't block windows or architectural details.
2. Mow your lawn, and turn on the sprinklers for 30 minutes before the showing to make the lawn sparkle.
3. Put a pot of bright flowers (or a small evergreen in winter) on your porch.
4. Install new doorknobs on your front door.
5. Repair any cracks in the driveway.
6. Edge the grass around walkways and trees.
7. Keep your garden tools and hoses out of sight.
8. Clear toys from the … (3 comments)

kammeyer realty group: Fishers Indiana Community of Cottingham Estates - 06/21/10 09:07 AM
Cottingham Estates is great community in Fishers Indiana close to shopping and restaurants and goes to the award-winning Hamilton Southeastern school district. The neighborhood is located within walking distance to Harrison Thompson Park where you will find soccer fields, basement diamonds, walking trail, playground, picnic shelter and more. Home prices range between the $150s to $220s.
Currently Kammeyer Realty Group has a home listed in Cottingham Estates. 13499 Lantern Road is a 4 bedroom/2+ bath home with 2148 sq. ft. This lovely ranch home features a large family room with vaulted ceilings & masonry fireplace. Updated kitchen w/ new tile floors, … (3 comments)

kammeyer realty group: May pended homes down nearly 32 percent in Central Indiana - 06/17/10 10:28 AM
More than 1,500 Central Indiana homes pended in May, with one Central Indiana county reporting an increase compared to the same time period last year, according to pended sales statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Company.
Overall, May home sales declined 31.5 percent with 1,545 homes pended compared to 2,257 in May 2009. Hancock County posted the only increase with a 4.9 percent upsurge.  Year to date, home sales have increased 9.3 percent.
Tucker's just-released data also indicates that all nine Central Indiana counties saw increases in average year-to-date home prices. Homes in Shelby County sold for an average of $91,883, a … (0 comments)

kammeyer realty group: 2010 Fishers Indiana Summer Concert Series - 06/14/10 08:06 AM
Looking for something to do in Fishers Indiana? The 2010 Fishers Summer Concert Series started June 1. It is seven free, family-oriented concerts in downtown Fishers Tuesday evenings from 7 pm - 9 pm.
Here is the schedule:June 15 - Big Daddy Caddy (Variety)June 22 - toy Factory (Rhythm & Blues)June 29 - BBI (variety)July 6 - Paul Butler & Partners in Crime (Elvis Tribute)July 13 - Dave & Rae (Top 40s/Pop)
Want to know more about Fishers events and general information about living in Fishers? Contact Kammeyer Realty Group at 317-570-3800 or visit us at www.KammeyerRealtyGroup.com.
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