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Neutralize your walls!

As crazy as it may seem to you, repainting may be something you should seriously consider. Today's buyers want a house that is move-in ready and that includes the color of your walls! To you it is only a few gallons of paint and a couple of evenings... Read more

Is your front entry welcoming?

Your front entry door can be an area that you easily neglect. Most of us don't use the front door on a regualr basis so we really don't think about it often. But, this is where your buyers will get their first impressioin of your home. Their ag... Read more

What is that smell????

Smells can be another deterrent to buyers. And, it doesn't matter if it is a pleasant or an unpleasant one! Have a trusted friend, with a very sensitive nose, visit your home to give you his/her honest opinion. You get used to the way your home sme... Read more
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Latest Realty News from NAR

FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium Reduction a Fresh Start, Says NAR President Brown

WASHINGTON (January 9, 2017) – Lower costs are coming for homebuyers seeking a Federal Housing Administration -insured mortgage.

FHA announced today that they are cutting annual premiums for mortgage insurance from 0.85 percent to 0.60 percent, a move the National Association of Realtors® said breathes new life into the program.

“FHA mortgage products exist to serve an important mission: providing homeownership opportunities to creditworthy borrowers who are overlooked by conventional lenders,” said NAR President William E. Brown, a Realtor® from... Read More

Pending Home Sales Backpedal in November

WASHINGTON (December 28, 2016) — Pending home sales dipped in November to their lowest level in nearly a year as the brisk upswing in mortgage rates and not enough inventory dispirited some would-be buyers, according to the National Association of Realtors. Only the Northeast saw monthly and annual pending sales gains last month.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, declined 2.5 percent to 107.3 in November from 110.0 in October. After last month's decrease in activity,... Read More

NAR CEO Dale Stinton to Retire, Search Firm Retained

WASHINGTON (December 28, 2016) –  After 36 years of service, National Association of Realtors® CEO Dale Stinton will retire from the association in 2017. Chicago-based executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles has been retained to find Stinton’s replacement.

Stinton took over as CEO in November 2005. Previously, he served as chief financial officer and chief information officer since 1998 and was named acting CEO and executive vice president in 1996. Stinton demonstrated exceptional leadership and business savvy in bringing continued success to the... Read More

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Cheryl S. Butcher, Realtor®
RE/MAX Ability Plus
615 Ferry Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Direct: 765-714-2009
Email: cherylbutcher@gmail.com
Licensed in Indiana

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We will definitely recommend Cheryl to any of our friends that need to sell or buy homes in the Lafayette area. Joel Gavin
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