Selling Your Carmel Home as the Market Changes

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It’s been a while since we’ve read headlines like CNBC’s “Home sellers are lowering their prices at the fastest clip since 2019.” Seller’s market conditions have made “bidding wars” a more common topic—and for the most part, there remains a seller-friendly, below-average supply of homes for sale throughout the nation. Still, reports that the upward movement of sale prices has …

Fishers Houses Could Be Pointed at a Mushroom Future

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If you’ve never heard anything about houses made of mushrooms, it’s understandable if your first mental image is of something like a cute, top-hatted cartoon elf posing proudly in front of his bright red polka-dotted cartoon mushroom-domed cottage. So, when the Wall Street Journal features “fungi” as leading contenders to become tomorrow’s leading building materials, it’s clear that henceforth we …

Carmel Household Inflation—Ignored No Longer

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For everyone responsible for handling their Carmel household expenses, the steady barrage of inflation examples is changing long-standing buying patterns. Their own latest experiences at the gas station or supermarket are impossible to ignore—most local Carmel householders hear the latest percentages and mentally confirm them. When the official government figures were in the low single digits, there was little incentive …

Indianapolis Buyers and Sellers Decipher the News

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For Indianapolis home sellers and buyers puzzling over whether now is the right time to enter the local market, last week’s helping of national residential real estate news was difficult to assimilate—much less to provide coherent ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ signals. That’s what happens when median sale prices increase by more than 13% and sell in the shortest number of Days …

Going Beyond Any Carmel “Move-In Ready” Home

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House hunters who hope to land Carmel ‘move-in ready’ homes are usually those with limited Do-It-Yourself experience—or who would rather not take on the time and expense of reshaping their new residence. It’s especially understandable today when threats abound about supply chain disruptions and jolting building material cost hikes. For those who tend to be risk-averse, Carmel move-in homes have …

The Traditional Fishers House – Preeminence in Danger?

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For generations of Americans, owning their own family home has been the single most defining element of The American Dream. For obvious commercial reasons, the National Association of Realtors® must certainly be counted among the leading proponents of the validity of that ambition. The Sun rises in the east, also. So it was startling to find last week’s NAR.com “Trends” …

How Does Indianapolis Real Estate Compare with the U.S. Market?

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Throughout the sustained run-up in home prices, there’s been sporadic speculation that a reversal must be imminent—possibly driven by a natural urge to assume that too much good news is bound to invite a corresponding nosedive. Throughout the run-up, the commonly accepted reason for U.S. home price increases has been the sustained supply and demand imbalance. For a number of …

Is Now the Right Time to Buy in Indianapolis?

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This month has brought news of buyers backing out of pending sales contracts at a record rate—which could also have many would-be buyers asking themselves if buying in Indianapolis right now is the right move. The questions are reasonable: “Will I be overpaying if I buy today?” “Will prices drop tomorrow?” “Will I get a better deal if I hold off?” In …