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  • Welcome Chelsie Gowen (Nov 4 '20)

    Orizon would like to welcome our newest agent Chelsie Gowen to our family of Realtors. Chelsie was born and raised in Columbia City. She graduated in 2009 from Manchester University with a double... [more]

  • Maintenance (Oct 27 '20)

    How To Avoid Common Maintenance Issues When Buying or Selling a Home     While maintenance is part of owning a home, the selling and buying process is not the time you want to face... [more]

  • Home Inspections (Oct 27 '20)

    Home Inspections 101     Once you've placed an offer on a home and it gets accepted, it's time to celebrate!   But that's not the only thing you need to do before the sale becomes... [more]

  • Moving With Pets (Oct 6 '20)

    Tips for Moving with Pets     Moving is such a fun and exciting time for you and your family. As you're thinking about where to place your furniture and how far out to begin packing, don't... [more]

  • Escrow Account (Oct 6 '20)

    All about Escrow Accounts   There are so many things to learn throughout the process of purchasing your first home. As you walk this journey, your Orizon agent will be right there with you to... [more]

  • Buying & Selling (Sep 4 '20)

    4 Tips For Buying And Selling A House At The Same Time   Buying your first home can certainly be stressful. But what happens when it's time to list your first home and find a new perfect space... [more]

  • Home Reno Projects (Sep 4 '20)

    Home Renovation Projects that Maximize Your Home's Resale Value   If you've got the itch to make some changes inside your home, you are not alone! Home renovations are on the rise as families... [more]

  • Tips For Staging Your Sell (Aug 14 '20)

    Tips For Staging Your Home To Sell   When getting ready to sell your home, you might be thinking back years ago to the home search you conducted before deciding to purchase the very home you're... [more]

  • Think You Can't Afford To Buy A House? Think Again!!! (Aug 5 '20)

    Think You Can't Afford to Buy a House? Think Again   The idea of buying a house can be scary, especially if you are only familiar with the pre-2000s home buying standards. But, good news!... [more]

  • 8 Tips For First Time Homebuyers (Jul 20 '20)

    8 Tips For First Time Home Buyers   Congratulations! You've just made the incredible decision to purchase your first home! While there is much excitement involved in the home buying process, it... [more]

  • 6 Reasons Why To Use A Real Estate Agent (Jul 1 '20)

    6 Reasons to Use a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home     Do you want to get the most out of the sale of your home? That's a no-brainer, of course you want to maximize your profits.... [more]

  • Right Real Estate Agent (Jun 15 '20)

    How To Find The Right Real Estate Agent   In a world saturated with real estate agents, finding the right one for you might be an overwhelming task. With so many people ready to help you find... [more]

  • Curb Appeal (May 27 '20)

      Five Ways to Increase Curb Appeal for a Quick Home Sale   You're driving down the road when all of a sudden, a beautiful home catches your eye. You can't help but admire it, and maybe... [more]

  • COVID-19 Real Estate Market Stays Strong (May 4 '20)

      Fort Wayne Area Real Estate Market Remains Strong Through Covid-19   COVID-19 has changed so many of the ways we live, work, and play. As entire industries and businesses have shut down,... [more]

  • COVID-19 and Real Estate Changes (May 1 '20)

    How COVID-19 Will Change Real Estate Protocol in the Future   The recent pandemic of COVID-19 and subsequent shutdowns of most non-essential businesses throughout the country has touched nearly... [more]

  • First Timers (Mar 5 '20)

      Your Questions Answered: Best Home Buying Tips for First-Timers By: Houselogic Published: December 4, 2018   No, you probably don't need to put 20% down.     Buying your first... [more]

  • A Checklist for Mortgage Pre-Approval (Feb 20 '20)

      Documents You Need for Mortgage Pre-Approval: A Checklist for Each Type of Loan By: Kelley Walters Published: December 13, 2018 Whether you're self-employed or applying for an FHA or USDA... [more]

  • What To Look For In A House (Feb 13 '20)

    How a Couple's Dreams Changed Once They Began
    Looking for a House
    By: Leanne Potts
    Published: March 25, 2019
    "What to look for in a house" shouldn't be carved in stone.... [more]

  • 10 Things About the Whitley County Real Estate Market (Oct 17 '19)

      10 Things about  the Whitley County Real Estate Market!   For a couple years now I have been hearing people on the streets saying how great they hear the real estate market is in... [more]

  • 10 Steps To Buying A Home (Jan 24 '19)

      HOME BUYING ARTICLES 10 Steps to Buying a Home Understanding how to find and finance the perfect home for you Buying a house requires a lot of time and effort, but these 10 steps can help make... [more]

  • Reasons to Reduce Your Asking Price (Feb 21 '18)

    In a busy market where homes sell quickly, it may be a little unsettling to you if your home is taking a bit longer to sell. If your Realtor has tried many efforts to get it sold with no luck, a... [more]

  • What Price of Home Can You Afford? (Jan 29 '18)

    One of the most challenging things when starting your home search is knowing how much you can afford for your monthly payment. It is always best to check with a lender and see what loan amount you... [more]

  • Pros of Using A Realtor (Dec 21 '17)

      So you don't think you need a real estate agent?   Ask yourself these questions before you try to buy or sell a home on your own.   What do you do when......   -You want to make... [more]