The Benefits of Downsizing Your Home

The average American homeowner spends around $1,030 a month on their mortgage payment. So people turn to downsizing. Here’s why that’s a good idea.   A Smaller Home Means Reduced Costs Mortgage payments typically factor in a number of things. The property type, its location, and the economy affect mortgage rates. Your personal credit history […]

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3 Questions to Ask When Relocating

  There are a number of things to consider when relocating. Here are 3 important questions to ask when you do.   What Will I Miss?   This may seem like a straight-forward question, however, having been (and sometimes still being) that restless soul who looks to the future, thinking that things are better somewhere else, […]

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How to Find If Your Neighborhood is Safe

  Safety is always an important feature when buying a home. Here’s how to find out if your neighborhood has the right levels of safety for you and your family.   Crime Mapping Service CrimeReports and SpotCrime are two services that collect police and crime reports. Enter the address where you plan to buy or […]

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Trends in Property Taxes in Bloomington, Indiana

  The state of Indiana as a whole has interesting things going in terms of taxes, especially where property is concerned. Bloomington, though, is particularly worth scrutiny, since it doesn’t necessarily yield what you might expect. Here are some are some of those facts.   Low Property Taxes When you consider that Bloomington, Indiana houses […]

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Why Bloomington House Hunters Might Want to Look Into Lake Lemon

  If lakefront property is something you’re looking for, Brown Count, Indiana’s Lake Lemon is the perfect place to look. It’s the 9th largest lake in Indiana (7th largest reservoir) at 1,650 acres. Built in 1953, it was to serve as a drinking water reservoir and natural resource venue for the City of Bloomington’s expanding […]

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