5 things to consider before you buy or build a home

Check out this useful calculator that will help estimate the cost of home construction   There’s nothing like stepping into the fresh, clean simplicity of a newly constructed home. Then again, it’s tough to replicate the ambiance of a well-loved classic home on the corner of an old tree-lined neighborhood. Knowing whether to build or buy a home can be…

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WestPort Homes Available Now!

I've joined forces with WestPort Homes and the homes listed below are move-in ready with the customization options available! If you're interested in any of these properties contact me to learn more.   Township Home Type Site Price Avon Two Story 87 $313,240 Avon Two Story 130 $305,228 Avon Two Story 134 $332,855 Avon Ranch 151 $329,900 Avon Ranch 152…

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Sell a Home: Step-by-Step

If “sell my house” is at the top of your to-do list, you’ve landed on the right page. We break down the process into easy-to-follow steps, with insights from the real home-selling experts. This is the ultimate guide to how to sell your house — from deciding if you really should sell, to finding a real estate agent who’ll be…

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Find me at the 2018 Cottage Home Block Party!

  The 36th annual Cottage Home Neighborhood Block Party is the best party in town! WHEN: Saturday, October 13th, 5-7pm WHERE: Highland Ave. and Dorman St. between E. St. Clar & North St. (714 N. Highland Ave.) Featuring Brozinni's Pizzeria, The Cottage Home food booth, Duos Indy, and more! Beverages will be available from Ash & Elm Cider Co., Flat 12…

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6 things you must do before buying a home

Buying a home is a huge investment, probably the most significant purchase of your life. It’s not something you should do without preparation. Before you start on the road to homeownership, make sure you are ready. 6 simple steps to buying a house: Step 1. Improve your credit score. Step 2. Figure out what you can afford. Step 3. Save…

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7 Blunders to Avoid When Building a Home of Your Own

You've been shopping for a home and none seems quite right. That one has a tiny kitchen, this one makes you go through a second bedroom to get to the hall bathroom, and the other one doesn't even have a bathroom connected to the master bedroom! Sheesh. It's no wonder some people prefer building a home from scratch—or more precisely, having someone else…

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Rates rising, but it’s not a big problem for buyers … yet.

With the economy shifting into higher gear and more Americans itching to land a new home before interest rates get too high, the U.S. residential real estate market looks like a hum-dinger as 2018 kicks off. What's in store for buyers, sellers and industry professionals? According to multiple industry experts, these trends could shape the real estate market in 2018:…

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35 Things Every Homeowner Needs to Know ASAP

Check a warm fridge’s temperature dial   Make sure it hasn’t been turned way down. Kids may have messed with it, or someone might have bumped the knob. Also, make sure that food containers don’t block the fridge and freezer compartments’ vents—they supply the flow of frigid air. Technicians report that up to 30 percent of their service calls require only the push…

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Ray Ailstock

Ray Ailstock