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In My Neighborhood in Indianapolis : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Jun 23, 2017
Msmomkc asked:
They originally attempted to sale the home and the offer was rescinded because the inspection showed mold. Then it was rented to my friend without disclosing the mold. The water leaked into…
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Ryan Wohlert answered:
My Company, Meridian Mortgage Solutions is a full service lender that goes down to a 600 credit score and can also help somebody fix or repair any errors on your credit that may also increase your credit scores. Please feel free to contact me at 317-968-9500


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Fri Oct 11, 2013
Avery Garrett answered:
Email me at or call 317-721-2274 and I can answer any questions you have, or meet you at this home for a tour.
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Wed Nov 21, 2012
Marita Topmiller answered:
Hi Chrissy,

Please send an address of the home in 46219. This zip code
encompasses 21 - English / Emerson - Post Rd. Or, you can
google the property yourself. Of course, if you need a
Realtor, please call.


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Sat Aug 18, 2012
Marita Topmiller answered:
Hi Meloveman,

If you're asking about Lake Clearwater: My office is located on that lake and
friends of mine and I have been swimming in that lake. So, I know that's a
yes. If you're talking about Newport Bay - I think you can swim in that 160
acre lake too although there is a heated indoor neighborhood pool as well.

Those are the largest lakes in 46240.

Give me a specific neighborhood and I'll let you know.


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Thu Apr 5, 2012
Fran Lazerov answered:
Check the BLC sheet, and ask for those items in writing on the purchase agreement. Do not put items per mls #......... too vague. .Hope this helps. Good luck.
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Tue Apr 3, 2012
Latino gangs are in the area. We moved out in 2003 after living in that area for over 9 years. Then a lot of vandalizing, breaking-in homes, and "tagging" the parks, and buildings started in. The reputed gang is called the infamous "SUR 13"...a very dangerous Latino gang. May want to re-think buying anywhere from around this area. Just drive around for a while. Look & estimate by all of the "tagging" (graffiti), brightly painted homes in oranges, blues, greens, and pinks. Also look to see just how many homes are for sale or sitting empty for long periods of time. That will be your first clue! ... more
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Mon Nov 14, 2011
Ron Thomas answered:
They closed that path:
You really didn't want to go there anyway.
One door closes and another opens.
Be patient Grasshopper.
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Wed Nov 9, 2011
Jim Jordan answered:

Excellent advice from Chanda. You could also look at the sales statisics for the neighborhood. It might tell you how often homes turn over in that neighborhood and give you an idea concerning foreclosures in the neighborhood.

Jim Jordan
Area Pro Realty Indy Homes
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Tue Sep 20, 2011
Laura Musall answered:
This is an excellent question, and unfortunately an issue that keeps coming up. If you're in Indianapolis, you need to call the Mayor's Action Center, and report the issues that are in violation. This could be tall grass, noxious weeds, dumping, etc., all which are in violation. I recently had a house listed and the next door neighbors had only painted half their house, so it was a big eyesore. One of the neighbors knew the family, so they offered to paint the rest of the house (I told them I'd pay to have it painted, because it was really hurt the sale of my listing). When that didn't work, I went to the code enforcement officer, and they cited the homeowner, within a couple of weeks the house was painted, and then my listing sold. ... more
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Mon Aug 29, 2011
Karla Hawkins answered:
150 David Lind closed on August 24, 2011 and sold for $103,000. In addition the seller paid $3,000 towards the buyers closing costs. Please let me know if I can provide any further assistance. Thanks, Karla Hawkins ... more
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Fri Feb 18, 2011
Tim Moore answered:
Trulia will not have sold prices. Trulia does not obtain listings from the local MLS systems, rather it obtains listed homes from agent websites, from home and land magazine ads, and from dozens of other places, but not from MLS systems themselves. Since we don't advertise a house we have sold Trulia can't get the sold data on them.

You can contact a Realtor in your area and ask them to provide you with some sold figures or visit the county clerk of courts office and try to find your way through that maze.
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Tue Aug 31, 2010
Mariam Rahmani answered:
There are a few neighbors north of Windcombe that have access to the Monon. Another neighborhood you should look into is Canterbury, it is comparable and is a central location with immediate access to the Monon (I am an advid user of the trail). Please send me your preferable contact information if your interested in exploring additional neighborhoods with access to the Monon. ... more
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Thu Jan 7, 2010
Jim Thomas answered:
To get a list of neighborhoods with zip codes you might want to consider picking up a map at any book store. The majority of maps for Indianapolis have zip codes in a grid format. You can locate a zip code and then find your neighborhood. The map I'm looking at shows for example in zip code 46205 contains Meridian Kessler and Bacon Swamp. This could also be a good resource good luck. ... more
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Sun Nov 29, 2009
CCC answered:
Ilse, which property? You could be looking at a foreclosure property or an action.
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Thu Aug 20, 2009
Pat & Steve Pribisko answered:
I agree with Nina Mayberry's answer. But, that information is often available, as well, on-line. So, you may want to try the County Assessor's web site, so you can check out other properties as wellfrom time to time.

I am a Realtor, but I disagree with Joe Shoemaker's answer. You list yourself as "Just Looking." If you have not decided to make a purchase in the near future, use the County Assesso's Office. As soon as you are ready to start looking at homes to purchase, go to a lender to obtain a Pre Approval Letter (this is done by lenders for free) & decided what the maximum home price you want to buy (don't go to the max of your approved amount to keep funds available for living your life - don't be house rich & cash poor) contact a Buyer's Agent to represent you.
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Tue Jun 23, 2009
Nina Williams answered:
You might try contacting your assessor's office to help determine what your looking for. Here is the Indiana State website.
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Wed Jun 3, 2009
Pat & Steve Pribisko answered:
If I were you, I would contact tech services at your local MLS. The MLS software we are now using is so robust that one tweak by a tech can have an unanticipated effect on another part of the software.... ... more
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