Derrick Team Blog Posts

Making An Offer In A Sellers’ Market

If you are looking to buy a home in the near future, you will find you’re a up for a challenge here in central Indiana. The past 2 years we have seen the strongest ‘Sellers’ Market’ in years. What does that mean to you? Basically, there or more buyers than there are homes for sale.

What Our Clients Are Saying

Excellent Communicators “My wife and I had started out with another company to try and buy a home and soon found ourselves leaving message after message with no communication back. When we got a Christmas card from the Derricks we decided to give them a call since they were neighbors… Read More »What Our Clients Are Saying

Sellers Responsibilities & Hidden Defects

Sellers don’t understand their responsibilities with a home they are selling and it’s condition. So I’ll explain some of the things we’ve seen with homes we’ve listed for clients and the best approach in dealing with them.

Why Location Is So Important In Real Estate

You’ve probably heard the phrase, ‘The 3 most important things in real estate are; Location, Location, Location.’ While is seems silly to repeat the same word there is a reason we real estate agents say this. I’m going to discuss the details in this post.

Is There A Flying Car In Your Future?

We all should be driving flying cars by now. But here we are, no further along toward the Jetson’s future we were promised. I’m thinking we might be closer now than most people think and I’ll explain why.

You Should Be Using a REALTOR to Build Your New Home!

Builders typically figure in the REALTOR fees along with all the many other costs to determine their sale price / profit margin. So if you approach the builder directly they might give you a discount, but that would be one they already had figured into the sale price. And in the end you are at the mercy of the builder as you have no one representing you.

Buying or Building: You still need a REALTOR®!

Been looking for that perfect home but just cannot see it browsing the classifieds or on the Internet? Well we’ve stated the many reasons why you should use a REALTOR® when making an investment like a new home in another blog post. But did you realize that even if you… Read More »Buying or Building: You still need a REALTOR®!