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Tips to Organize!

Written by EnRoute Team on February 25, 2010

By keeping your home organized, you will spend less time searching for items and more time relaxing! Doesn't that sound like a good plan? Read on to learn more!

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Housing Market Update

Written by The EnRoute Team on February 19, 2010

January began the new decade with indications that the economy is beginning to gain traction. Real GDP grew by 2.2 percent in the third quarter of 2009 and preliminary signals point to a continued positive trend for the following quarter. GDP is a measure of total products and services produced by a country and indicates the health of the country's economy. Read on for more great details!

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How to Avoid ID Theft During the 2010 Census

Written by Katie Griffin on February 18, 2010

Zander Insurance has graciously made us aware of the possible ID Theft Scam during the 2010 Census. THE CENSUS will be mailed to 134 million households on March 1. The form has 10 questions about your age, date of birth, race and whether you rent or own a home. It does not ask for your social security number or information about your taxes and income. If you do not return a completed Census Form by April 1, it is likely that a Census Taker will either call you or come to your door to obtain the information. Read on for more information!

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Make a Great First Impression-Start at Your Front Door!

Written by EnRoute Team on February 16, 2010

Is your home currently for sale on the market, but you're just not receiving the amount of showings you would like? Perhaps Buyers aren't remembering or even finding your home! A first impression is everything, and it starts at your front door! Making your home presentable and welcoming the minute buyers see it is easy with these few simple steps from The EnRoute Team!

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Hamilton County Expected to Top in Coveted Demographics

Written by The EnRoute Team on February 15, 2010

This article from The Indianapolis Business Journal shows continued signs of improvement, with population growth expected to skyrocket. Most of the new residents will need a smooth transition here, so call the EnRoute Team today for your Real Estate needs! From IBJ: Hamilton County is poised to become the demographic all-star of the decade. Its 269,785 residents make up the fastest-growing, most educated and wealthiest county in the state, according to estimates from the Indiana Business Research Center. Read the full article here...

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Rebates for Your Energy Star Applainces!

Written by The EnRoute Team on February 11, 2010

Did you know that if you own an Energy Star appliance, you could qualify for a rebate program? Here are the details! IHIP is Indiana�s state energy-efficient appliance rebate program, approved by the U.S. Department of Energy to provide Hoosier homeowners with rebates for the purchase of ENERGY STAR® qualified heating and cooling systems.

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Interest Rates for February 10, 2010

Written by EnRoute Team on February 10, 2010

Check out the current interest rates here or call the EnRoute Team for further details!

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Open House February 14, 2010 from 1:00-3:00PM

Written by The EnRoute Team on February 10, 2010

Open house this Sunday on 10514 Pineview Ct. This is a fabulous 3 bedroom home located in one if Fishers most popular neighborhoods. You'll find many updates in this spacious home with a great room and fireplace. Open kitchen and dining area, and large bedrooms, plus a 2nd story laundry room! All of this on a huge cul-de-sac lot with fence. Don't miss the chance to tour this home on Sunday!

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Open House February 14, 2010 from 12:00-3:00PM

Written by The EnRoute Team on February 10, 2010

Open house this Sunday, February 14, 2010 from 12:00-3:00PM at 1271 Cottonwood Ct in Carmel. Come tour this beautiful 4 bedroom Carmel classic with a full finished basement, located on a quiet street. Many updates surround this quality built home. Spacious kitchen and breakfast area open to the inviting family room with a fireplace. Plus a formal dining and living room. Upstairs you'll find spacious bedrooms and updated baths. Don't miss the change to tour this lovely home!

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Open House Saturday, February 13, 2010 from 12-2PM!

Written by The EnRoute Team on February 10, 2010

Open house this Sunday, February 13, 2010 from 12:00-2:00PM at 10431 Sienna Drive! Come tour this wonderful Noblesville home with a split bedroom floor plan that is simply immaculate! You'll feel at home the minute you step inside with the stylish colors and decor. The great room has vaulted ceilings and opens to the large kitchen and breakfast area. Spacious bedrooms and storage space, simply ready to move in! Don't miss the change tour this home!

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Will Baby Boomers Lead Housing Industry to Recovery?

Written by Julie Downey on February 9, 2010

Baby Boomers are saving the Real Estate market as this article discusses. This is just a segment of the market that is assisting in our recovery. The Indianapolis area has been anticipating this for a few years now. Local builders have adapted and redesigned their floor plans to accommodate these baby boomers looking for main level living styles, or maintenance free living. The residents of Indianapolis should appreciate our baby boomers for helping to stabilize our real estate market which in turn, helps everyone younger than them!! Read the article from RISMEDIA for further details!

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Indianapolis Weathering the Unemployment Rates

Written by The EnRoute Team on February 5, 2010

According to the Indianapolis Business Journal, Indianapolis is weathering the unemployment rate better than the rest of the state and Nation. Although the National unemployment rate dropped in January, Indy is still a more secure place to find work. The diversity of Indianapolis' economy has protected it from the worst effects of the recession.

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Reports say Indiana Home Sales are on the Rise

Written by The EnRoute Team on February 5, 2010

The Indianapolis Business Journal provided some good news for home sellers, the housing market is due for a recovery, even if it is slow and steady. Indiana home sales and prices ended 2009 on a positive note, which may signal that the state�s housing market is poised to rebound in 2010.

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Winter Storm Driving Tips

Written by EnRoute Team on February 4, 2010

Since Indianapolis and the Midwest are due to have a major snow storm, with accumulations up to 8+ inches, over the next few days, we think it is important to discuss your safety as a motorist. Driving in the winter poses special challenges for everyone. Ice, snow and the cold require motorists to exercise care even before they hit the road. Here are some suggestions from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help you prepare for driving in winter storms, that is if you absolutely have to!

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Will Interest Rates Remain Low or Increase Soon?

Written by EnRoute Team on February 3, 2010

Lately, home buyers have felt secure that interest rates will continue to be at an all-time low or at least stay this way for a while. But with contradicting forecasts from the Federal Reserve Board, we simply don't know that for sure. Also, for prospective home buyers who are on the fence about making a home purchase, the next few months represent a countdown of sorts for two reasons. Read on to find out more...

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Routine Plumbing System Maintenance Tips

Written by EnRoute Team on February 1, 2010

Here are some quick and easy maintenance tips for your plumbing system. Check back every week for more do-it-yourself tips!

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2010 Super Bowl Poll!

Written by EnRoute Team on February 1, 2010

It's down to two teams now, the Colts and Saints, in the most exciting game of the year! Take our fun Super Bowl Poll for the entire week to show your teams support!

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