Bob Armstrong's Blog Posts

Home Sales Up But Inventory Low March 23 2016

          (from the Indiana Association of Realtors)Statewide closed and pending sales continued to pick up during February, while available inventory dipped by 10.6% to the

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Your Homeowners Insurance

If your home floods, has wind damage, or you're robbed, you expect your homeowners insurance to help pay the expenses to cover the loss.  But there are limitations.  So that you can be

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SELL Or LEASE

1.  If you lease, thee's constant upkeep and maintenance to perform.  You'll likely get regular calls at all the wrong times to have you "fix" something--.a leaking toilet, a dripping

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Feb 17 2016 18058 1

Last week, we discussed the "Three L's" in real estate--items that cannot be changed with the property.  This week, it's the "Four C's"--items that can be changed, usually to the buyers

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Feb 10 2016 18058 1

Everyone knows the three L's of real estate:  location, location, and location.  But you might be doing yourself a disservice if you are limiting yourself to these 3 L's.  Let's

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Feb 1 2016 18058 1

Some people decide to be their own realtor and try selling their homes themselves to "save the commission".  Well, it's not rocket science--if it was, I'd have a very different full

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Jan 25 2016 18058 2

If you're considering the purchase of a new home, you may be concerned with the issue of finance.  Getting pre-qualified is the first step, and the right mortgage is key in the home

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Jan 25 2016 18058 1

January and February are always very busy months for buying and selling real estate.  Many buyers and/or sellers don't want to "deal with it" over the holidays, even as they're making their

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Jan 18 2016 18058 1

If you bought or sold property during 2015, include a copy of your closing  statement when you visit your tax preparer.  Some items on the statement are likely tax deductible.

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