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Located in Valparaiso, Indiana... F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate Blog shares Northwest Indiana Real Estate and Community Information For Lake County, Porter County, La Porte County in NW Indiana. Local Housing Information, Events, Festivals, Activities, Local Sports, Highlights about Local Business and living in the region. Commuting distance to the windy city of Chicago, many residents make the cities & towns and neighborhods of NWI Home Sweet Home.




F.C.Tucker is Indiana's leading real estate company established in 1918. F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate is the 32nd franchise office in Indiana serving the Northwest corner of the state of IN. Recent news and Stats include: F.C. Tucker is Ranked in the Top Ten Nationally for Agent Sales Productivity!! In the Realty Alliance, 55 of the top market leaders in the nation, Tucker agents rank #6 in sales productivity!! F.C. Tucker is a member of the Realty Alliance, a strategic alliance of the top 50 independent real estate companies in the nation. For 2010 F.C.Tucker was... - 17th in closed volume - 10th in "units" (number of closed transactions) - 6th in productivity per agent - 44 Offices - Over 1300 Sales Associates - Over $2.1 Billion Sold in 2010 - 12,273 Families Represented in 2010 - 10,983 New Listings in 2010
IHCDA.IN.GOV Indiana Home Buyers Down Payment Assistance, Low Interest Rate, Mortgage Tax Credit Programs Available to those who qualify

Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority website Recently, our Local REALTOR Association hosted a 2 hour presentation by

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority

“It Makes Cents: State Programs to Make the Dream of Home-ownership a Reality.”

The seminar covered topics such as below market interest rate programs, down payment assistance to first time and move up buyers, first time buyer tax credits for Indiana Home Buyers.

There are Income Limits based on Household Size AND on the Indiana County you plan to buy in.

Here is the Chart that shows the maximum Home Price Per IN County and differing income limits depending on number of persons in the household(1 to 8)for 2011-2012 years.

Jasper County in Northwest Indiana extends these state programs to ANY buyer, the rest NW Indiana counties of Lake, Porter & La Porte, Newton only 1st time home buyers may qualify.

These 3 separate programs cannot be co-mingled and buyer must use a participating lender.


offers low interest rates only


offers down payment assistance

Mortgage Credit for Home Buyers Program from IHCDA.IN.GOV Mortgage Credit Certificate -

offers % of annual Mortgage interest expense as a FEDERAL TAX CREDIT (not a deduction)

an online education program for Hoosier Home Buyers using any of the above programs is required to complete .

If we can be of service to you in the purchase of your 1st Northwest Indiana Home - give us a call!


Thanks for stopping by and reading our Blog about Life in NW Indiana, The Housing Market, Communities, Local Sports, Events, attractions & more.

 F.C.Tucker Indiana's largest Real Estate Company Sincerely,

Jeff & Grace Safrin,  Broker / Owners                              Sign Up For Our Real Estate Newsletter

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13 Lincolnway Suite # 203 

Valparaiso, IN 46383         

Office # 219-309-9930

serving Lake, Porter, La Porte, Jasper, Newton & Starke Counties in NW Indiana

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Published Saturday, November 26, 2011 11:37 AM by F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate


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