Elkhart Community School Rankings via School Digger – Team Foy RE/MAX

Elkhart Community School Rankings in Indiana As a resident of Elkhart Indiana, one of your top concerns is the schools your children will be attending so that they may receive the best education. The good news is that Elkhart is home to many high quality schools with great teachers and resources for the students to [...]

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3 Tips for Relocating to Elkhart Indiana

Elkhart Relocation Tips & Advice from Team Foy of RE/MAX Excellence Realtors Relocating from another city to Elkhart Indiana? It can be an intimidating proposition. Here are a few tips to help make your move as painless as possible from Elkhart relocation expert Kevin Foy. Tip #1: Research before you move. It’s important to understand [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Home Buying|Comments Off on 3 Tips for Relocating to Elkhart Indiana

Golf Course Homes for Sale Elkhart Indiana

Golf Course Homes for Sale in Elkhart Indiana Do you love to play golf? Do you wish you had the luxury of a golf course in your back yard? Look no farther! Team Foy can help you find the perfect golf course community to call home in Elkhart Indiana. Golf course homes are perfect for [...]

By | February 25th, 2017|Home Buying|Comments Off on Golf Course Homes for Sale Elkhart Indiana

Granger Indiana Housing Market Report 2016 – Team Foy RE/MAX Excellence

Granger Indiana Housing Market Report for 2016 Hey everyone, today I'm excited to share with you the 2016 Granger Housing Market Report to update you on the real estate market in Granger Indiana. Check out this short video covering some of the key statistics Granger residents should know about. If you find this video helpful, [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Home Buying, Home Selling, Housing Market Reports|Comments Off on Granger Indiana Housing Market Report 2016 – Team Foy RE/MAX Excellence

Granger School Rankings in Indiana

Granger School Rankings in Indiana As a resident of Granger Indiana, one of your top concerns is the schools your children will be attending so that they may receive the best education. The good news is that many of the schools in Granger are highly ranked in the state of Indiana. The main school corporation [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|Home Buying, Home Selling|Comments Off on Granger School Rankings in Indiana

10 Signs That You’re Doing Business with a Predatory Mortgage Lender

How to Spot Predatory Mortgage Lenders We like to believe that most people are good-hearted and ethical when conducting business, but there are still unethical business practices that exist who don't have your best interests in mind. In 2007 we went through a financial crisis caused by the greed in the mortgage industry from bankers, [...]

By | January 29th, 2017|Home Buying|Comments Off on 10 Signs That You’re Doing Business with a Predatory Mortgage Lender

The Purpose of Property Taxation & What Happens If You Don’t Pay

The Purpose of Property Taxation Upon becoming a homeowner, you’ll be responsible for paying annual property taxes to the city. As a homeowner, you may be asking “why tax my land?” Despite the drawbacks of taxing real estate, there are a lot of benefits that outweigh the perceived problems. Here are several reasons listed for [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Home Buying|Comments Off on The Purpose of Property Taxation & What Happens If You Don’t Pay

Methods of Transferring Home Ownership

Methods of Transferring Home Ownership As a homeowner, you’ll usually think of transferring ownership of property through a sale. But there are also other methods that ownership can be transferred. Here are the following methods: Sale - the owner agrees to hand over title in exchange for consideration, usually completed with a deed Gift - [...]

By | November 27th, 2016|Home Buying, Home Selling|Comments Off on Methods of Transferring Home Ownership

The Guide on Title Insurance & Why It’s Important

What is title insurance? It’s an insurance policy guaranteeing that title to property is a good title insuring the policyholder against loss or damages from defects in the title. After reading this article you will understand how to: Define chain of title Describe how a title search is conducted Differentiate between standard title insurance and [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Home Buying|Comments Off on The Guide on Title Insurance & Why It’s Important

Understanding Real Estate Legal Descriptions

Understanding Real Estate Legal Descriptions Any time the word "legal" is involved it's not usually very fun. So it's no surprise that the term "real estate legal descriptions" doesn't seem very interesting when you hear it. But, it is important because legal descriptions tell you what real estate land you are acquiring and its accuracy [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Home Buying, Home Selling|Comments Off on Understanding Real Estate Legal Descriptions