When Realty Executives Premier in Valparaiso, Indiana first opened its doors in 2008, Broker/Owners Mike and Pam Tezak led the firm of just four agents with a big vision: set out to redefine the business of real estate in northwest Indiana. They knew they would have to go toe-to-toe with several older and larger brands, and they believed they could do it better.
Today, with over 50 real estate professionals across two office locations serving buyers and sellers throughout northwest Indiana, the Tezaks are seeing their goals realized one by one, year after year. The leading firm is on the cutting edge, making use of tech like virtual floor time and video marketing, and bringing local expertise to clients spanning Lake and Porter Counties all the way to LaPorte County. Realty Executives Premier is Realty Executives International’s Brokerage of the Month for February 2018 — yet another measure of the team’s success and leadership across a global real estate brand. Continue reading
Your home’s bathroom should be a place of relaxation and peace. Yet, there are many potential hazards that could affect this environment and pose hazardous health risks. These are some of the most common and how you can avoid them.
Those shiny floors might achieve the modern bathroom style you’re going for, but they can also be very dangerous. Slip and falls are a serious health hazard and may be prevented by installing non-slip flooring material. If you purchased your home with slippery flooring materials and you are not yet ready to renovate, consider investing in quality rubber-backed bathroom mats. Place them in especially slippery places, such as in front of the shower and bathtub. Continue reading
According to Forbes, multi-generational living is on the rise and an estimated 60.6 million Americans are currently living in a multi-generational household. In Canada, recent census studies show households of three or more generations all living under one roof represent the fastest-growing household type. There are many economical and familial advantages to multi-generational living. It is important, however, to find a home that is well-suited for every member of the household. Keep these important considerations in mind when buying a multi-generational home. Continue reading
Although buying or selling a home can bring about exciting changes for you and your family, it can introduce stress for your four legged loved ones. As a seller, having strangers coming in and out of your house can be alarming and upsetting to your pets. As a homebuyer, you want your new home to be safe and comfortable for every member of your family – even the furry ones. Whether you’re buying your first home or getting ready to put your house on the market, these pet safety tips for homebuyers and sellers will help make the process easier on you and your pets. Continue reading