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Have you ever thought about purchasing a second home? Are you dreaming about a lakefront getaway or a qu... Read More »

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In the first quarter of 2016, Central Indiana’s housing market continued to improve, with a healthy ... Read More »

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Carpenter Realtors has been named as one of the Top 100 real estate brokerage firms in in America, as just an... Read More »

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Have you ever thought about purchasing a second home? Are you dreaming about a lakefront getaway or a quiet cabin in the woods? While a vacation home may sound like a great idea, finding the right property can seem daunting at first. But with guidance from a qualified Realtor who specializes in vacation... Read More »

In the first quarter of 2016, Central Indiana’s housing market continued to improve, with a healthy 6.6% increase in the number of homes closed, with more than 6,100 units sold. A healthy local economy, reasonably high consumer confidence levels and continued historically low interest rates likely c... Read More »

Carpenter Realtors has been named as one of the Top 100 real estate brokerage firms in in America, as just announced in the RIS Media 28th Annual Power Broker Report. Carpenter Realtors ranked 69th nationally in closed real estate transactions with 7,088 properties and over $1 billion in sales. This year’... Read More »

It seems not that long ago during that great recession that home prices were declining, the number of foreclosures was increasing and Indiana property taxes were going up and up and up. It was all over the news. As a buyer, and even as a seller, it's enough to make you simply shut down, afraid to make... Read More »

Every year we hear the same story about cutting-edge technology that's going to change the world. And it's typically the same story about something that has little value to our lives, or in this case, how we can find a better way to market a home for sale. Well, not this year. Carpenter's HomeTour 360... Read More »

In spite of, or possibly as a result of the Fed’s anticipated (end eventual) decision to increase the short-term lending rates, the final quarter of 2015 gave the year a strong send-off, as the market ended to year with a record number of pended home sales. The Fed rate typically affects home mortga... Read More »

Finding the perfect home can be a real challenge, and finding a great buyer's agent can be just as difficult. The job of the buyer's agent is to serve you - the buyer. Whether you are a first-time homeowner looking for an affordable entry into home ownership or a recent retiree seeking to downsize your lif... Read More »

If you're looking to buy a new home or any real estate, you’re going to need a mortgage. When you apply for a loan there are no guarantees, so you must focus on making the application look as good as possible to mortgage lenders. Many things are considered during this process, from your current earn... Read More »

It's a classic dilemma for every home buyer: do you choose a home in the thriving, vibrant city, or do you look for a bit more space – along with peace and quiet – in the suburbs? While the answer is different for everyone, there are a few key things you need to consider as you look for homes for sa... Read More »

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