By Keith Benman, Times Media Company
October 21, 2013
Northwest Indiana single-family home sales increased 16.7 percent in September as compared to one year ago, marking the 27th straight month of sales increases in the region, according to the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors.
The median selling price of a home increased 5.7 percent, a sign the nationwide trend of increasing home prices may finally begin to catch hold in the region.
All real estate licensees are not the same. Only real estate licensees who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR "®" logo on the business card or other marketing and sales literature. REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly. REALTORS® subscribe to a strict code of ethics and are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. An independent survey reports that 84% of home buyers would use the same REALTOR® again.