Home Buying

Dec. 21, 2020

Who's Responsible for that Tree in My Yard?

Urban ForestryI have a client looking to buy an adorable historic home in Lafayette. Between the sidewalk and the street, we spy a very large, old, beautiful tree about ten feet from the streetlight. The buyer asked if that tree is the homeowner’s responsibility. I had no answer for him!   ...

View More
Nov. 26, 2019

Assessing Offer Strength When Selling Your Home

What Home Sellers Should Know

Offer StrengthThe Lafayette and West Lafayette Indiana residential real estate markets have been very strong for sellers the past few years.  It is not uncommon for a seller to receive multiple offers shortly after listing the property for sale if the property is priced correctly ...

View More
Nov. 5, 2019

What is Earnest Money?

When Buying & Selling a Home - What is Earnest Money?

What is Earnest Money?When buying or selling a home or any other piece of real estate, it is customary for the buyer to provide some amount of earnest money to be held in escrow until the completion of the transaction.  What is ...

View More
Oct. 24, 2019

Just Moved In - Now What?

You Purchased a Home and Moved In - What's Next?

Moving In First StepsSo, you have just moved into your new home and haven’t a clue where to begin.  Well, here are some helpful tips to get you started.

Paint your walls a neutral color and be consistent throughout the main rooms ...

View More
Posted in Home Buying